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1238 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3321
518-438-1718
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A nice little surprise

My wife and I stopped in here and found a delicious dinner and friendly staff. The buffalo chicken is really good and our server was extra friendly and prompt. The food came out hot and quick. The downside, dear lord this place needs a remodel and updated/cleaner bathrooms.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2014
Randy W
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Albany, New York, United States
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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English first
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I think they are trying to hard to be unique with their menu. Food is good, but for the location and what this places is "PUB" food can be a little more simplified and still be great. Wait staff definitely needs to be more attentive (long wait for service and the check). Beer list is good. Atmosphere is nice.

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Southington, Connecticut
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177 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were staying close by and walked over to this pub and found it was like "Cheers" - everyone seemed to be regulars, knew each other and were very friendly. It is definitely more of a bar than restaurant but the food - a cuban panini and chicken grinder were very good. The service was quick, efficient, friendly and all... More 

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Aztec, New Mexico
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Great place. Friendly Albany folks. Great selection on menu items and drinks. Bag Pipers came in and played. That was pretty cool

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were staying at the Best Western Hotel @1228 Western Hotel and decided to go there. The menu was extensive and the service was extremely friendly and cordial. They had a great selection of Panini sandwiches. In less than 10 minutes our food was on the table. Had no complaints about anything in this restaurant.The seating was very comfortable and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Went here on a recommendation from our hotel. Service was great and the staff was really friendly but the food was not great. I ordered a burger and was expecting a big juicy burger but it was a thin patty on a huge roll- disappointing.

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Albany, New York, United States
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I stopped in here and found a delicious dinner and friendly staff. The buffalo chicken is really good and our server was extra friendly and prompt. The food came out hot and quick. The downside, dear lord this place needs a remodel and updated/cleaner bathrooms.

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Niskayuna, New York, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The atmosphere was very inviting. The service was very quick and efficient. There were three orders in our party - two of which were Panini sandwiches which my friends said were good. I had the fish and chips and although it was a good price, it was the worst I've ever had in a restaurant. It must have been either... More 

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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

... as my wife said. Pleasantly surprised to find it still serving food at 10:30 PM. The atmosphere was sort of haphazard 70's-80's style with laminated wood tables and faux Tiffany lamps. The server made us feel right at home though everyone seemed to be a local. Service was fast. Drinks are generous pours. The wings are really good, the... More 

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Manlius, New York
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place reminded me of the TV show "Cheers"...you know, where everybody knows your name? What a nice friendly place! Obviously a local's joint but they treat the occasional newcomer very well. Dan the bartender (of many, many years the locals told me) makes you feel right at home. Drinks are generous (i.e. full size) and they have a decent... More 

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Commack, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Was staying next door at the Days Inn. Bar had a great atmosphere, plenty of televisions to catch up on the various games going on and the wait staff was excellent. Food was really good and they had a big selection and the desert was excellent. Waitress applied a 10% discount because I was staying next door at the hotel... More 

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Additional Information about Across The Street Pub

Address: 1238 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3321
Phone Number: 518-438-1718
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1238 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3321
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 518-438-1718

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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