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Yono's Restaurant

25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
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Ranked #5 of 591 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $43
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Indonesian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Sheridan Avenue
Description: Yono's has been Albany's premiere World Class restaurant for over 25 years. Owned & operated by Chef Yono, Donna & Dominick Purnomo, the intimate, elegant split level dining room is a recreation of the original Yono's on Robinson Square, elegantly appointed with warm colors, bronzed mirrors, large fireplace, crystal chandelier, and 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. www.dpbrasserie.com
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English first
Gloversville, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We ate at Yonos for the first time and were very impressed. The service couldn't have been better and the food was great. Make sure you have a reservation and ask to be seated in one of the 2 back rooms, not the bar area. The bar room is crowded and noisy. The back rooms are elegant, spaciously furnished and... More

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We ate at yonos/DPS last night and it was outstanding. The staff made the entire meal memorable. We are in the DP section but were allowed to ordered off either menu. I had the scallops, foire gras, ahi tar tar and filet. All were very well prepared. The spicy on the ahi took away from the ahi itself a little... More

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Schenectady, NY
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I literally just got home from my birthday dinner out at Yono's and I had to write a review right away. I cannot stop smiling. Seriously. I feel so special. Yono's is not just dinner out. It is truly a dining experience. This was my husband's and my second trip to Yono's in less than a year and I am... More

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Albany, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Yono's has long been one of the top fine dining establishments in the Capital Region, and it continues to sit at the top of the list. The room is gracious (love the live piano player and jazz duo). Service is superb - always ready and times everything perfectly, but no hovering. The food is inventive and always very tasty. Wine... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have been here eight times with a large group. Our recent visit was best yet in terms of quality of food. 1) Mr Yonos is a great host, 2) the bar area is elegant enough, the restaurant area not so much, 3) the food is well prepared and the American/Indonisian menu is unique to Albany.

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Albany, NY
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130 reviews 130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My purse had an ottoman, my husband said it was the best meal he's ever put in his mouth, I tried both Indonesian fare and a fairly traditionally prepared seafood dish, we both left happy. Even the vegetables were phenomenal and it's hard to dress up carrots and mushrooms! The prices are high and servings modest, so this will be... More

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new jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

While visiting friends in Saratoga they took us to Yono's in Albany. What a delightful surprize. We had a delightful meal, mine started with ponzu oysters followed by butter poached lobster and finished with a simple vanilla ice cream. their wine list is large and I especially thought the Ca; del Bosco franciacorta was good value. We also were instoruduced... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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219 reviews 219 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It had been a couple years since our last visit since we no longer live in NY year round but figured Yono's was the place for a very special anniversary celebration. I love to cook and can do a decent job on many dishes so when I go out for a special event I like going where the chef routinely... More

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Upstate NY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was staying at the adjoining Hampton Inn and had dinner here out of convenience. The food for Yono's kitchen is sourced locally when possible, always a plus for me. I had a baby kale ceasar salad that was over-the-moon great! My entree of Chicken Gabriel was delightful with fresh-crisp veggies; the plain rice accompaniment was shaped like a small... More

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Albany, New York
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96 reviews 96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I wanted to write this review last month so I could capture every detail, however though unable to give specifics. I can say it was the ultimate dinning experience. From start to finish the staff was more attentive to our four top then I have experienced anywhere else. While we may have received a little extra attention and goodies due... More

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