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Blu Stone Bistro

661 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1053
+1 518-869-9976
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“flatbread pizza” (13 reviews)
“flat bread” (5 reviews)
“mixed greens” (2 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
661 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1053
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday evening my wife surprised me with dinner at Blu Stone Bistro. It was our first experience at the restaurant but it will not be our last. The vegetarian flatbread was delicious. Crisp and enjoyable. Because of a delay with the flatbread, we were offered...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Duane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on Wednesday night - was alone, wanted a good dinner. Had read some reviews, and while they wavered from good to not so good, it was close and had a menu with some items which sounded good. I was the only person in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tikket
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Host was hanging around the kitchen for a while and we waited, it took a good while until she came out to sit us. We were seated got darker and we found ourselves below some strong light, we asked to be turned off and sadly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 502ericaf
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I usually avoid hotel restaurants due to overpricing for fair food but I took a chance tonight. I was pleasantly surprised. It’s small for sure but when you had a long day and don’t want to travel any further, and desire excellent food; this bistro...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank FrequentFlier576814
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Went for my son's birthday. Ordered drinks and took awhile to come out. Ok, I can live with that. Dinner was served and the birthday boy's steak was VERY overcooked. Could not find our waitress because she was too busy with a party in the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Traveling from Maine to Pennsylvania and decided to stop in Albany. The Blu Stone Bistro is attached to Indigo Hotel. We travelled 4 miles in 2 hours and were so ready to have a drink and get a bite to eat. Had a Gimlet, best...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Lori B
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Based on reviews from locals and TripAdvisor we decided to celebrate our anniversary in local restaurant. We were impressed with ambiance of the place, fun, families, couples, and the history of the places. You must talk to the manager, very knowledgeable on the history. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Barretomjj
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Big conference in town, we all stayed here, so they provided like get dinner on the House! Dedicated room to serve buffet style a small variety of flat bread pizzas and Caesar Salad. Both were good.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank 613billp
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Server was an absolute charmer, a svelte brunette with a slight eastern European accent. She did her job extremely well. Sesame tuna was a nice entree as well as the fish trio over pasta. $12 wines and $6 draft beer were a bit much.This is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mightymohon
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

I was driving down I-87 and looking for a place to sit for dinner. The reviews were good so I stopped in. I like the small menu, makes it easy to choose. Service was fast and friendly. I chose the Beet Salad and added seared...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Alan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 661 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1053
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-869-9976
Blu Stone Bistro is conveniently located next to the Indigo Hotel. Moments away from Albany International Airport. BluStone offers an outstanding menu, eclectic wine list and great seasonal martini list. We pride ourselves on attentive, friendly, knowledgeable service, a menu that is inventive, using only the highest quality ingredients, and an atmosphere that is comfortable, casual and cool. Whether you are a local resident or a traveler, Blu Stone Bistro is a must on your list of places to experience in Albany.
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