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Fountain Restaurant

283 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-3123
+1 518-482-9898
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“wings” (6 reviews)
“crispy crust” (2 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
American, Pizza, Italian
$$ - $$$
283 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-3123
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We order to go Spaghetti was over cooked and soggy The mixed salad with antipasto was really good , the dressing really tasty Is ok to take out if you don’t care about truly Italian al dente .

Reviewed December 25, 2017

So sad they don't deliver. This is really a bar/restaurant not a 'pizza place' I believe their secret has something to do with generous use of garlic on their pizzas. So if you like garlic you will not be disappointed. Wings and other foods good...More

Thank D'Marie B
Reviewed September 19, 2017

moved away from Albany in 1974 but make a point of getting a Fountain pizza nearly every time I return to visit family and friends. Consistently good pizza with crispy crust, an important element for me. A bit heavy on the garlic which makes one...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

On the spur of the moment, my wife and I decided to visit an old friend. That oldie but goodie is the Fountain on New Scotland Avenue in Albany, NY. We got the urge for pizza and, particularly the Fountain's pizza. Once you have partaken...More

Reviewed June 5, 2017

We had the cheeseburger and fries as a takeout the other night. Bartender checked on the order and rang it up lickety-split. It was hot and delicious. A winner.

Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Stopped in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon, my family use to go to the Fountain for pizza when I was a teenager so my cousin and I decided to try it for lunch. Our server was friendly and did a great job. We ordered...More

Thank smartcookie1916
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Parking in front can be difficult but there is a lot in the back.Decent prices, pizza was okay. I know a lot of people really love this place but it was just kind of average to me.

Thank Chevy1806
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

I think people might rave about this place because it's been here for a long time. However, it's really just average. However, my sister-in-law liked her burger. The Italian cuisine has no love. The sauce is bland and tastes like it literally came out of...More

Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

You can get equal value at Stewarts next.store a lot less.expensive. dont.think we.are.going.to.order.from.there again.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Real nice pizza and wings. Real family friendly place. Internet jukebox. Big menu. To repeat for sure!

Thank Jendees
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-3123
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-482-9898
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