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Reel Seafood Company

195 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
+1 518-458-2068
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Ranked #59 of 598 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $37
Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
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English first
West Sand Lake, New York, United States
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189 reviews 189 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Main dining room was reserved for a huge holiday party, so we were seated in the small side dining room. Nice comfortable decor, not too noisy. Nice menu choices. Shrimp scampi and lobster roll were both very good, although the lobster roll looked very lonely on the dish with nothing else. Clam chowder was very good. Attentive and friendly waitstaff.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

By coincidence , staying at the hôtel across the road, we were recommend ed this restaurant .So we walked in without any reservation. Very friendly reception and service fast and smiling. Dinner starters with crab cakes and a Pino grigio, followed by salmon in a southern sauce, perfectly cooked with a délicate seasoning. A very agréable place for dinner.

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Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I hadn't been to this restaurant in over a year, so I was shocked when I walked in tonight to see that the place ditched the frilly 80's-style Grandma motif for a very sleek, sophisticated ambiance. It's pretty impressive what they've done there. Food quality is better than I remember it being, which was also a happy surprise. Clam Chowder... More 

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Pennsy
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114 reviews 114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you're like me and crave food sometimes that is prepared fresh and with the cooks personal twist, this is a place to go for seafood near Wolf Road. I had the snapper and it was delicious and crispy and done right. The Wellfleet oysters were sweet and fresh and price moderately. All in all a nice evening out that... More 

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Albany, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Transition in the restaurant business is never easy and unfortunately we found that to be true at Reel Seafood, formerly one of our local favorites. Although we haven't dined there in a year or so, since the father/daughter ownership change, we expected the high quality and great value to continue and based on our visit it did not. Our first... More 

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Albany, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I am not a huge seafood eater, but I had the chance to dine at Reel twice in the past month. Once for lunch, the other for dinner. I thought it was very good both times. Fried fish sandwich was very good at lunch. Nicely prepared. A blackened white fish special ( I do not recall the type of fish)... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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174 reviews 174 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

HI. we chance across this place on the way to killington for a week of skiing. after we found this we always made sure this was an evening stop of the road. just the best and a great variety of fish. the fish in the east is hard to beat for freshness. I think its one reason we go to... More 

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Albany, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Hostess- rude older lady and pretty much "stuck" us outside as punishment because we had no reservation and they were not very busy! Been going here for 30 years and NEVER had this problem. When they were busy, I loved to eat at the bar just fine. Initially loved the updated look and menu idea, but the food is not... More 

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New York City
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12 reviews 12 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were going to Schenectady to Proctors Theater to see a show, and were staying in one of the hotels on Wolf Road . I checked out nearby restaurants and stumbled across Reel Seafood, so we gave it a try; glad we did . We got there a little after 3PM on a Saturday afternoon, it was quiet, well before... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My work in Buffalo often took me to Albany, where I was housed in motels on dreadful suburban strips. One of them was Wolf Road, at the Marriott, and another was at the Desmond. While the staff at both places were exceptional, I was still in a suburban wasteland. But one thing made me look forward to the trips, and... More 

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Additional Information about Reel Seafood Company

Address: 195 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
Phone Number: +1 518-458-2068
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 37
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Oyster Bar

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