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The City Beer Hall

42 Howard Street, Albany, NY
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Ranked #42 of 602 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
altamont, ny
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

Fun bar, good food, fun bull riding upstairs when it works...it has been out of service or blocked for private parties too often lately

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is one of the nicest bars that I have ever been in. Huge selection of local beers and great basic food. Great old workmanship with beautiful moldings and a huge fire place that adds warmth on a cold day.

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Albany, NY
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I will start off by saying there is absolutely no parking, or easy parking, for this establishment. I parked over on State St then cut across Lodge St to City Beer Hall. I visited City Beer Hall for happy hour after work with some co-workers. A very clean, nice place with great service. The staff seemed to be Yuppie/Underground types... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stopped in for a drink, ended up with a couple more due to the excellent service and selection. Plenty of craft beer selections and great bar staff would bring me back. Open seating in the bar, basically giant picnic tables for main seating. Not sure if it's every night but wed night had buy a pint, get a free pizza... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The menu was amazing!! Excellent food and service! There were 7 of us and there was something for everyone's taste! Great space inside, but the parking was tough.

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Skaneateles
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great place to spend time sampling a variety of beers. The tortilla pizzas that are free were not bad. The asian wings we ordered were nice and spicy. My wife and I make this bar one of our stops whenever we are in Albany.

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Farmingdale, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This review is based solely on the brunch menu. I also recommend this place for some late night drinks- it's fun & you get tortilla pizzas! The dining area of The City Beer Hall is interesting in the way that it is outfitted with large picnic-like tables. For a party of 2 or 3 (which seemed to be the norm... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stopped in for a quick bite and had two great salads and oysters. Both were great and our server (Jeff) was great.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I came and watched the second half of a World Cup game here because Wolffs down the street was so over crowded. We loves the atmosphere. And I lived that they give you a mini piZza with the purchase of a beer over a certain amount. We also order some really really delicious wings while watching the... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped in Albany for a quick lunch when we were driving through. Happened to pull up nearby restaurants on my phone and this place came up. It was a slow Monday afternoon but perfect for my boyfriend who loves craft beer. With each drink you get a ticket for a free pizza so we ended up each getting a pizza... More 

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Additional Information about The City Beer Hall

Address: 42 Howard Street, Albany, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Cuisine: American

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