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Albany Pump Station CH Evans Brewing Co.

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19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
518 447 9000
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Agawam, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We started out being greeted by a very friendly hostess and were seated fairly quickly. Our waitress looked like she would rather be doing anything other than waiting on us, however. My husband ordered a soda without ice and I ordered a lemonade... when she returned with our drinks she set them down and the soda had ice in it.... More 

Thank DanyleK
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely no complaints. Everything was great, food came quickly, staff was friendly. But it wasn't anything special. Pulled pork was awesome.

Thank Katie B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an interesting location, next to an English pub ...and the structure inside is an old warehouse. Great family food with an assortment of local beers...kids get the saranac root beer!

Thank Amirsophia
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Craft beer and craft beer fans can be somewhat pretentious, and when we entered the restaurant that seemed like it could could be the vibe here, but we found things a lot more down to earth. Staff were very friendly and accommodating, food was well done, and even though the space is huge and industrial it somehow felt cozy. People... More 

Thank idonotusescreennames
Albany, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambience in an historic building with creative dishes would be enough, but add the award-winning craft beer and you have a very enjoyable and memorable meal. Everyone is friendly, so a good time is guaranteed.

Thank ProfPaulM
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner with the kids on a trip to Albany over the weekend, The place is awesome the house beer are very tasty the building is amazing as well. Our waitress was very nice and the food was served promptly which was also very good. if you in town give it a try.

Thank SalRan40
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a neat place. When you drive up to the location, you think you lost and not at the right location. Very minimal signage and rustic warehouse exterior. But, once you get inside the place opens up and you have a great spot for brew and food. We stared with the award winning Kick a$$ brown ale, which was fabulous.... More 

Thank Sandy E
Albany, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and two adult children went recently. We were pleasantly surprised. We felt the food had gone downhill in recent years and only went because our daughter had requested it. We're happy to report the food is again excellent and worth the trip. Of course, the micro-brewed beer has always been excellent. p.s.. Albany Pump Station is also listed... More 

Thank Thomas B
Schenectady, New York
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140 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here after a show at Cap Rep which is only a few short blocks away. It was a Sunday afternoon, around 5 or so. Fairly busy, but not packed. Had no trouble getting a table. Have been here a number of times and have always enjoyed the beer and the food. My biggest complaint is that it can be... More 

Thank SirVayR
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large, warehouse-feel, open room, with tables and chairs and glass walls to see parts of the brewery. A variety of ales on tap at reasonable prices. Menu is really descriptive which was good for me as I'm not a fan of strong, aromatic American ales. I also enjoyed their special buffalo chicken sandwich which was awesome. Would definitely recommend.

Thank MattM86

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 518 447 9000
C. H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station, Albany’s premier location for food and hand crafted beer. With up to 10 in-house brews to choose from, The Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?