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Yono's Restaurant

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25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733 (Sheridan Avenue)
+1 518-436-7747
17:30 - 22:00
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Albany, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was invited to Yono's by a friend, the restaurant is high end and fancy, the portions are very small, surprisingly small honestly, but every bite is delicious. The menu has a little bit of everything, my favorite food of all time is lobster bisque and they make an amazing one. As the main course, I ordered the Orecchiette pasta... More 

Thank beccaday
Albany, New York
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, first class chef, elegant venue, perfect for special occasions and for date night. Love the appetizers.

Thank David S
Windham, New York
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wonderful food and service. Competitive with best restaurants in Manhattan. Great wine list. Service was truly exceptional. Highly recommend this restaurant if in Albany.

Thank Kevin M
Loudonville, New York
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Having eaten at almost all of Chef Yono's creations/re-creations (Robinson Square to Armory Garage [yes, a restaurant in the car dealership] to his latest in the Hampton Inn), he never misses a beat in serving exquisite food with top notch service and attention. The Capital District is lucky to have a man of Yono Purnomo's character and talents, coupled with... More 

Thank Frank P
new york
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91 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This restaurant is located in the Hampton Inn and Suites on Chapel Street.Wasn't sure if I would like the cuisine; however, I gave it a try, The Indonesian noodles were stir fried and with just the right amount of spice.

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Watervliet, New York
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2 reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Everything about this restaurant was bad. From the chatty waiter who couldn't stop talking to us and never letting us talk among each other, to the super-extra-small servings, to the plain, dry dessert to the awful parking lot across the street. Just stay clear.

Thank AndrewKerno
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575 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

There is no doubt that this is a top notch restaurant. The service is impeccable and the food is inventive and very well presented. The menu might not appeal to everyone , and it might sound too fancy for some palates but once you have eaten here you will be surprised that you have never tried it. It is a... More 

Thank ReddyBro
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I live in New York City and visit my mom occasionally in Albany. This visit we were celebrating my mom's 86th birthday so we wanted to pick someplace special. The usual offerings in the area have always been adequate, but nothing to write home about. My husband went on Open Table and wondered why we had never... More 

Thank 683LisaW683
Syracuse, New York, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Just wonderful. I am not a fancy person so I was worried that I would feel out of place there with my mom. Servers were just awesome...we did not get there until late on a weeknight and it was all just wonderful. Food was unreal! We will for sure be going back and bringing the whole family!

Thank Gooberlicious3
Lawrence, New York
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My law partner and senior associate had dinner here on a Monday night prior to a series of meetings the next day. The restaurant was totally empty but for us so we were a little concerned. We were so happy that we selected this restaurant to dine at since it was a total 10 in all ways. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 43
American, Indonesian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
    (Sheridan Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-436-7747
Yono's has been Albany's premiere World Class restaurant for almost 30 years. Owned & operated by Chef Yono, Donna & Dominick Purnomo, the intimate, elegant split level dining room has recently been updated and is elegantly appointed with neutral colors, bronzed mirrors, a large fireplace, crystal chandelier, and stunning floral displays. Chef Yono Purnomo presents an innovative menu of blending French Technique, Asian Influence & American Ingredients. Award Winning Chef Sommelier Dominick Purnomo offers a wine list with some 1000 labels representing every major wine growing region in the world. Let the Yono's 4 star service staff anticipate your needs, while you experience luxury and elegance of a bygone era. Located adjacent to Yono's, is dp An American Brasserie, a decidedly more casual alternative.

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