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English first
Albany, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Used to love the Fountain pizza. Plus the salads, dinners, burgers, and beer. Then someone decided to put a bunch of processed garlic on the unbaked pizza shell. Every one of them. Our pizza had such an over-garlicy taste that we could not eat it. Asked the server is we could get a pizza w/out the garlic smeared on the... More 

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Albany, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

For years I heard that they had the best pizza in town. I finally had a chance to stop in and try it, only to discover it was mediocre at best. If you're into bland crust and cheese that falls completely off in one big piece then look no further! Seriously though, don't waste your time.

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Charleston
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Server was just OK, antipasto salad good, but pizza just was not as good as usual. Will try again next trip up and see if A-team is working ...may need to go middle of the week when older folks are working.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a staffer at the hotel. About 3 (long blocks) from the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany. We enjoyed the walk there but as I said it was long. This is mostly a local place and we had to wait a bit at the dinner hour. Service was great and friendly. The place is apparently... More 

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Saratoga Springs
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

If you are old enough to remember CHEERS the Fountain Restaurant is your kind of place. We arrived for an early dinner and were told we could sit wherever we wanted. Out server, Robin, was personable and attentive--a seasoned veteran of 30+ years who's service is worth a visit alone. I selected the Veal and Peppers Special which was served... More 

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Southborough, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I love their pizza. One of the better pizza's anywhere. Consistent, tasty and priced right. I've been going there for 50 years, several owners latter the flavor and quality haven't changed that much over the years. A sure thing that offers quick service and a pleasant atmosphere .

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Anchorage, Alaska
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I grew up on New Scotland Ave right down the road from The Fountain. Although a majority of the reviews on here talk about the pizza, which I've never had, the nachos are delicious! I've adopted Fountain's nacho ingreidents and have prepared them for several guests throughout the years- all of which raved about great they are. In addition to... More 

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Albany, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

great soups, sandwiches, and the best pizza in Albany. very affordable, on street parking or lot in the rear. sadly, no delivery.

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Albany, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Been Going there for years. the best pizza around, Fri. Sat nights very crowded. casual pizza and a few drinks cant go wrong with this one!

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Albany, New York
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150 reviews 150 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

The Fountain is what it is - casual setting, consistently good food, great service, noisy. If this is what you're looking for, you won't be disappointed. The pizza is great but they also serve other dishes so give them a try. The waitresses are always attentive and you don't wait long to get your food. We've been going for over... More 

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Additional Information about Fountain Restaurant

Address: 283 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-3123
Phone Number: 518-482-9898
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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