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The City Beer Hall

$$ - $$$, American,
42 Howard St, Albany, NY 12207
+1 518-449-2337
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“personal pizza” (10 reviews)
“mini pizza” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Gastropub, American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
42 Howard St, Albany, NY 12207
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great meal before seeing a show at the Egg. Got off to a great start when the table we reserved was available on time. Great beer list as you might expect from the name of the restaurant. The food was different and exceptional....More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great! My husband and I wandered in for Brunch this past Saturday, after a day of exploring town. We were pleasantly surprised by the upbeat, fun vibe from the moment we walked in. The brunch menu is loaded with unique and interesting...More

Thank StarringSarah311
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long business meeting we walked from our hotel to the City Beer Hall. When we arrived we found a very jovial group enjoying the local brews, we were promptly seated at a wooden bench and picnic style table. We were greeted by a...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I had the hamburger and thought it was ok. Two others thought it was good. The French fries were burned. Several got the chicken sandwich. The fried was better than the grilled and everyone liked the cranberry goat cheese. Two got the steak and enjoyed...More

Thank kn0rthcut
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Went there tonight, hadn't been in several months (at least for dinner). What a great selection and changes to the menu since there last. Our server was Olivia had awesome serving skills in addition to having a great personality. The flavors of the food was...More

Thank MMiller1000
Reviewed October 3, 2017

This is a casual no frills place to stop in for a beer. If you spend over $5.00 you get free personal pizza. The bartender is most attentive and makes you visit fun.

Thank 2onvacaton
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Close to the State Capitol. Nice selection of beers and great burgers with good service. Bench seating at big tables and an outdoor dining area.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome date night visit here last weekend. Their extensive beer selection was great, and the service was impeccable! We will be back!

Thank TomandPita
Reviewed September 7, 2017

What a geat find. We were there over Labor Day week end and at first didn't think this was open. Just beer and cider, but free crispy pizza with a drink. Fun and lively atmosphere, great outdoor patio and a wonderful old buiding. Loved it!

Thank P7090FClindad
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We went here to celebrate our sons graduation from college. The table was ready. The server was patient with our huge group. The food was great and there was plenty of free pizza with our drink orders. Everybody was full and happy. All in all...More

Thank Ann D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
Gastropub, American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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 - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Howard St, Albany, NY 12207
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-449-2337
  • E-mail
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