ALBANY, NEW YORK

Travel Guide

Albany, New York is a hub of cultural, political, and entertainment venues. On your next visit, you will be just minutes away from countless activities and at The Morgan State House, you will just be steps away from the best the city has to offer.

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Local & Regional Guides

ALBANY, NEW YORK

Eat

Steps Away Dining Guide

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
467 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518-599-5508
http://www.benjerry.com/madisonave

Bomber’s Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-463-9636
http://www.bombersburritobar.com

Bongiorno’s Italian Restaurant
23 Dove Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-462-9176
http://bongiornositalianrestaurant.com/menu.html

City Beer Hall (Beer Garden and Gastro Pub)
42 Howard Street
Albany, NY 12207
518-449-2337
http://thecitybeerhall.com

Daily Grind, coffee shop
204 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210
518- 427-0464
http://www.dailygrind.com

El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant
289 Hamilton Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-432-7580
http://elmariachisrestaurant.com

El Loco Mexican Café
465 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518-436-1855
http://www.ellocomexicancafe.com

Iron Gate Café
182 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518-445-3555
http://www.irongatecafe.com/home

Lark + Lilly, Wine Bar and Kitchen
200 Lark Street
Albany NY 12210
518-463-2881
http://www.thelarkandlily.com

McGuire’s
353 State Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-463-2100
http://www.mcguiresrestaurant.com

Rain Modern Chinese
259 Lark StreetAlbany, NY 12210
518-729-4827
http://rainalbany.com

Shogun
457 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518- 512-4101
http://shogunalbany.com

Stacks Espresso Bar
260 Lark Street
Albany NY 12210
518-336-5819
http://www.stacksespresso.com

TapAsia, Asian Tapas
227 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-431-8818
http://tapasiaonlark.com

Umana Restaurant & Wine Bar
street food from around the world
236 Washington Avenue
Albany NY 12210
518-915-1699
http://www.umanarestaurant.com

A Short Drive Dining Guide

Ama cocina, Mexican
4 Sheridan Avenue
Albany NY 12207
518-76-4550
http://www.amacocina.com

Angelo’s 677 Prime, Steak House
677 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
518-427-7463
http://677prime.com

Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar, Spanish
1192 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
518-438-1144
http://www.barcelona-albany.com

Café Capriccio, Northern Italian
49 Grand Street
Albany, NY 12207
518-465-0439
http://www.cafecapriccio.com

Café Italia Ristorante
662 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
518-459-8029
http://www.caffeitaliaalbany.com

The Capital Bistro
55 N. Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207
518-694-3122
http://thecapitalbistro.com

The Ginger Man, American
234 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
518-427-5963
http://www.albanygingerman.com

The Hallow Bar + Kitchen, local farm to table
79 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207
http://www.thehollowalbany.com

Jack’s Oyster House, established 1913
42 State Street
Albany, NY 1207
518-465-8854
http://www.jacksoysterhouse.com

La Serre Restaurant, French
14 Green Street
Albany, NY 12207
518-463-6056
http://www.laserrealbany.com

McGeary’s Irish Pub
4 Clinton Square
Albany, NY 12207
518-463-1455
http://www.mcgearyspub.com

Merry Monk
90 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207
518-463-6665
http://www.merrymonkalbany.com/default.aspx

New World Bistro Bar
300 Delaware Avenue
Albany, NY   12209
518-694-0520
http://newworldbistrobar.com

Nicole’s Restaurant, Italian
556 Delaware Avenue
Albany, NY 12209
518-436-4952
http://www.nicolesrestaurant.com

The Point Restaurant and Lounge, American
1100 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
518-729-5383
http://www.thepointalbany.com

Wolff’s Biergarten, German
895 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
518-427-2461
http://www.wolffsbiergarten.com/albany-new-york/

Yono’s, Indonesian
25 Chapel Street
Albany, NY 12207
518-436-7747
http://www.yonos.com

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ALBANY, NEW YORK

Shop

Steps Away Shopping Guide

Brew, Craft Beer and Coffee
209 Lark Street
Albany NY 12210
518-512-3490
http://www.brewalbany.com/#modern-organic-thai

Capital Wine & Spirits
348 State Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-689-0160
http://capitalwinealbany.com

The Cottage Herb Farm Shop
311 State Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-465-1130
http://www.cottageherb.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

The Downtube Bicycle Works
466 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518-434-1711
http://downtubebicycleworks.com

Elissa Halloran Designs, jewelry and gifts
229 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-432-7090
https://www.facebook.com/elissahallorandesigns/

Dove & Hudson Book Store
296 Hudson Avenue
Albany NY 12210
518-432-4518
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dove-Hudson/111577688880554

Romeo’s Gifts
299 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210
518- 434-4014
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Romeos-Gifts/156025297768831

Season’s Skate Shop
211 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-729-2685
http://seasonsskateshop.com

A Short Drive Shopping Guide

Colonie Center
https://www.shopatcoloniecenter.com

Stuyvesant Plaza
http://www.stuyvesantplaza.com

Crossgates Mall
https://www.shopcrossgates.com

Newton Plaza
http://www.newtonplaza.com

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ALBANY, NEW YORK

Things To Do

Steps Away Things To Do Guide

Albany Center Gallery
39 Columbia Street
Albany, NY 12207
518- 462-4775
http://albanycentergallery.org

Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue
Albany NY 12210
518-463-4478
http://www.albanyinstitute.org

Albany Special Events and Cultural Affairs
Alive at 5 – Summer Schedule
http://www.albanyevents.org/events/Alive_at_Five__3_event_main.htm

Albany Symphony Orchestra
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Avenue
Albany, NY 12207
518-465-4755
http://www.albanysymphony.com

Capital Rep
111 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207
Tickets, call Proctors at 518-445-7469
http://capitalrep.org

Cathedral of All Saints
62 South Swan Street
Albany, NY 12210
518-465-1342
http://www.cathedralofallsaints.org

Cathedral of Immaculate Conception
125 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12202
518-463-4447
http://www.cathedralic.com

Chancellor Hall
State Education building
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
518-474-5866
www.albany.org/listings/chancellor-hall/676/

eba dance theatre
351 Hudson Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518-465-9916
http://www.eba-arts.org

The Egg
Empire State Plaza
The GPS Coordinates for the parking area are N 42.650674, W 73.760061
Box Office: 518-473-1845 Office: 518-473-1061
http://www.theegg.org

Empire State Plaza
Convention and Cultural Events Office
518-474-4759

Historical Markers Tours, self guided
Albany NY
https://www.stoppingpoints.com/ny/Albany/Albany/

Hudson River Walkway Pedestrian Bridge
http://www.albanyny.org/Businesses/EconomicDevelopment/HudsonRiverway.aspx

New York State Capital Tour Program
www.ogs.ny.gov/ESP

  • Empire State Plaza Art Collection
  • Corning Tour 42nd Floor Observation Deck
  • New York State Mansion Tour program
  • Memorials on the Plaza

New York State Museum: Library, Archives, Exhibits
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518-449-7860
www.nysm.nysed.gov/

New York State Writers Institute, State University of New York
Page Hall
135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
518-442-5620
http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst/

Washington Park, Henry Law Olmstead historic park

  • Jogging
  • Strolling
  • Flowers
  • Biking
  • Park Play House, summer

http://www.washingtonparkconservancy.org

A Short Drive Things To Do Guide

SS Slater, WWII Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, seasonal
http://www.ussslater.org

Dutch Apple Cruise, Hudson River cruises, seasonal
https://dutchapplecruises.com

Historic Cherry Hill
http://www.historiccherryhill.org

Irish American Heritage Museum
370 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
518-427-1916
http://www.albany.org/listings/Irish-American-Heritage-Museum/118/

Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Avenue
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 465-4663
https://www.palacealbany.org

Times Union Center
51 South Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207
518-487-2000
http://www.timesunioncenter-albany.com

Proctors Theatre
432 State Street
Schenectady NY 12305
518-3466204
http://www.proctors.org

Spectrum 8 Theatres
290 Delaware Ave.
Albany, NY 12209
https://www.landmarktheatres.com/albany-ny/spectrum-8-theatres

Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site, Alexander Hamilton’s wife’s Albany home
http://www.schuylerfriends.org

Ten Broeck Mansion
http://www.tenbroeckmansion.org

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
518-273-0038
http://www.troymusichall.org

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ALBANY, NEW YORK

Local & Regional Guides

Local Guides

Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB)
25 Quackenbush Sq.
Albany, NY
www.albany.org

Albany.com
http://Albany.com
Guide to the Capital Region

Downtown Albany Business Improvement District
http://www.downtownalbany.org

Lark Street Business Improvement District
https://larkstreetbid.org

Regional Guides

The Berkshires, MA
http://berkshires.org

Cooperstown/Otsego County Tourism
20 Chestnut Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
607-643-0059
http://www.thisiscooperstown.com

Hudson, NY, antiques
http://gotohudson.net

Hudson River Valley
http://www.hudsonrivervalley.com

Kingston
http://kingston-ny.gov

Lake George Chamber of Commerce & CVB
2176 U.S. 9
Lake George, NY 12845
518-668-5755
http://www.lakegeorgechamber.com

Manchester, VT, designer outlets
http://manchester-vt.gov
http://visitmanchestervt.com

Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau
60 Railroad Place, Suite 301
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-1531
https://discoversaratoga.org

Schenectady NY
http://www.cityofschenectady.com

Troy, NY
http://www.troyny.gov/Home.aspx

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