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Albany Pump Station/CH Evans Brewing Co.

19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207
518 447 9000
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Ranked #42 of 598 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: C. H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station, Albany’s premier location for food and hand crafted beer. With up to 10 in-house brews to choose from, The Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover.
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Albany, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I visited Albany Pump Station with my husband and was great! I it a great place. The brewery and the decoration give the place an unique touch.

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Rome, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stopped in on a Thursday night. Were quickly seated next to the front windows.It was freezing! Even the person across the table was cold. Food came out quickly and hamburgers were extremely dry. Refills on both our sodas were dreadful. One tasted like carbonated water and the other like uncarbonated syrup. We will not be back.

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Albany, NY
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150 reviews 150 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've been here for lunch, dinner, and even a bridal shower. The food is consistently good, though not spectacular. The staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. I'd like to see them update their menu more often, as I find myself not going here as much as I used to because I get bored.

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Laguna Beach, CA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We were looking for a place to eat while staying in the Albany area. We just happened upon The Pump Station. It was busy but we didn't have to wait for a table. However, the busyness proved itself with very slow service. The food was good but nothing to write home about. The architecture (building conversion from a former pump... More 

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Long Island, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Started off with a cup of onion soup. Cup was small and loaded with bread. Hardly any soup. Diver scallops for main course were ok. Ordered ice cream for dessert. Once again, small portion size.

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Cohoes, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A "local TGIFridays" seems to be a decent way to sum up the Pump Station. The beer was fine, the burger was good. But I certainly did not appreciate paying an additional $2 for the upgrade to onion rings and then be served 4 onion rings (yes, that is $.50 an onion ring). They were good onion rings but it... More 

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Kinderhook, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's like you're sitting inside a brewery. Great place to try new and different beers. Food is OK, don't expect anything amazing as far as that goes. Good location if you are going to the Palace. Enjoy a burger and a beer and you'll leave happy.

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Albany, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A great place for food and drinks before seeing a show at Capital Repertory Theater! The burgers are delicious and cooked perfectly. Great beer selection and very friendly service! Fun atmosphere too!

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Albany, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I come here any chance we get! He is a beer drinker, but I really love their pear cider. Tastes almost like a very sweet, sparkling wine...so delicious! Their burgers are awesome and our favorite appetizer is their nachos. We never leave hungry! It's a beautiful restaurant and the service is always wonderful. This is one of... More 

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Guilderland, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This place has great burgers and beers; large warehouse feel. Generally good pub food. The reason I gave it 2 stars was their sad pierogi attempt. They offered Gołąbki also known as golumpki and pierogis. I love them both so I tried them. The golumpki was pretty tasty; however the dried and shriveled pierogi was a huge disappointment. It was... More 

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Additional Information about Albany Pump Station/CH Evans Brewing Co.

Address: 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207
Phone Number: 518 447 9000
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: American

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