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Yono's Restaurant

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25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733 (Sheridan Avenue)
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Syracuse, NY
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Several friends and I recently visited Yonos over the weekend. The food was amazing and the service was too notch. The 24 Hour Braised Beef was delicious. We loved that they asked us if anyone had any food allergies and some of us did. That was a nice touch. We will definitely be going back in the future.

Loudonville, New York
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228 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in the area for 7 years and finally got a chance to try Yonos. It is a quiet, refined upscale restaurant located downtown. We tried the four course and five course tasting menus along with the wine paring for each. Everything was interesting, different and delicious. You have to be an adventurous eater to enjoy these offerings.... More 

1 Thank john c
Rochester, New York
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located in the Hampton, this is a great place. We sat the bar, had a couple of drinks, some food. Everything is top notch!

Thank kimstewart220
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the formal setting is good and the food good and well presented, the service is ostentatious. Wiorth a try if you want to impress guests.

Thank 558renater
Albany, New York
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Yono is a master of the very eclectic fusion menu anywhere north of NYC. He's done this for a long time and gives his quests a unique dining experience. Highly recommended for those with discriminating tastes. Excellent wine selection.

Thank napngs
Manchester, Vermont
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Both my husband and I ordered the 4 and 5-course wine pairing meals and we each started out with one cocktail each. The price was about to $280 with tip. We rarely get out and we were looking forward to a wonderful meal, but this did not quite hit the mark. We loved the pretzel/mustard complimentary starter. The chicken satay... More 

1 Thank Nancy S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The food.....forget about it! The high prices..you'll remember! Not one thing that you want to come back for....very disappointing.

Thank Cindy L
Dominick P, Owner at Yono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Morning Cindy, I am terribly sorry that you had such a poor dining experience at Yono's. I am hoping that you would welcome the opportunity to speak with me about how we could have better served you and perhaps we could propose an opportunity to welcome you back and present you with the dining experience that we had hoped.... More 

Oneonta, New York
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

My wife and I went to Yono's this past Friday because we found them on Tripadvisor and wanted to give it a shot. We were not disappointed! We came a little early and they got us seated immediately in a nice corner spot. They had a live piano player creating a beautiful atmosphere. They started my wife and I off... More 

1 Thank chad s
Albany, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

A trip to Yono's can be summed up in one word... Class! Great staff Fabulous atmosphere Fantastic food and wine

1 Thank jmetallo
New York
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Our experience at Yono's is always exceptional and this most recent visit was no different. The food is very unique and creative not to mention delicious. The presentation is beautiful. The wine list is superb. The dining area is elegant and the service is outstanding. This is without a doubt the best fine dining experience you will find in the... More 

1 Thank TravelingChefNewYork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $43
American, Indonesian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
    (Sheridan Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 15184367747
Yono's has been Albany's premiere World Class restaurant for almost 30 years. Owned & operated by Chef Yono, Donna & Dominick Purnomo, the intimate, elegant split level dining room has recently been updated and is elegantly appointed with neutral colors, bronzed mirrors, a large fireplace, crystal chandelier, and stunning floral displays. Chef Yono Purnomo presents an innovative menu of blending French Technique, Asian Influence & American Ingredients. Award Winning Chef Sommelier Dominick Purnomo offers a wine list with some 1000 labels representing every major wine growing region in the world. Let the Yono's 4 star service staff anticipate your needs, while you experience luxury and elegance of a bygone era. Located adjacent to Yono's, is dp An American Brasserie, a decidedly more casual alternative.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?