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Albany Cafe

1506 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY
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Ranked #34 of 158 Restaurants in Cheyenne
Cuisines: American
Description: Family owned restaurant that's been operating since the 1940's. Down home, tasty food in a comfortable atmosphere. Lots of variety, large portions, reasonable prices, attentive service without hovering. Can be crowded at lunch and on weekends, but waits are seldom over 20 minutes. Famous for their slow roasted prime rib. Steaks are very good also. I prefer their pan fried pork chops (thick and juicy). If you're looking for good food at a good value, The Albany is the place in Cheyenne.
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Description: Family owned restaurant that's been operating since the 1940's. Down home, tasty food in a comfortable atmosphere. Lots of variety, large portions, reasonable prices, attentive service without hovering. Can be crowded at lunch and on weekends, but waits are seldom over 20 minutes. Famous for their slow roasted prime rib. Steaks are very good also. I prefer their pan fried pork chops (thick and juicy). If you're looking for good food at a good value, The Albany is the place in Cheyenne.
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English first
Golden, Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

One of several really good places, this one is right across the street from the rail depot. We got in just before 2 when they would finish serving lunch, but the service was still great.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nice family atmosphere. Bar next door with restrooms in it was a little troubling, other than that great meal and service.

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Dayton, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

The Albany was recommended to me by a local bookstore merchant and he was right on. Best red trout I've ever eaten! The place is an old tavern with friendly service and reasonable prices.

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San Antonio, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

We stopped in Cheyenne, Wy. just to look around. We walked by this restaurant and on a whim stopped for lunch. Service and food were excellent. Wish it was closer to home. Don't miss it if you are in Cheyenne.

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Seattle
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Had a nice dinner here - prime rib sandwich and NY steak both very good, and ample portions. Good service and chow. Very popular with the local folks.

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Staunton
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88 reviews 88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Happy food, cold beer, friendly servers! We got the last home-made Caramel Cream Puff to share for dessert. This place clearly care about its customers and enjoys taking care of them. I was sorry they were closed on Mother's Day! We tourists ended up eating across the way at The Shadows--what a mistake!

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Prices are reasonable and service is good and friendly. Menu is varied and food is only average but still worth a visit. Like the atmosphere with Old West photos decorating the walls.

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Wyoming
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33 reviews 33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

The Albany has the best Breakfast Burrito in town on Saturdays for lunch. The servers are always very friendly, and the prices are reasonable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I ate there during the week if Nov 25-Dec 1. She suffered horrible food poisoning and is still trying to recover. We threw out the food we purchased to eat later. Not fit for human or animal consumption.

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Boulder, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Nice people, cute bar, large selection on the menu. The food was decent and the beer was cold. Only had one meal there, but would go back.

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