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Reel Seafood Company

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195 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
+1 518-458-2068
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decided to order the Cioppino which was recommended by the waiter. Plenty of seafood in the bowl. Would have liked a bit more seasoning. Good service but a bit pricey.

Thank Bill F
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ok This place is awesome. Been working in Albany for a few weeks now (several months to go on this project) and I can't believe I waited this long to try this place. Ordered a glass of Bourbon to sip while I decided what to eat. They have a well stocked bar with a nice selection of Bourbon. I started... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dinner with a friend who knows her wine and seafood was a real delight. My salmon was perfect, her dish was exactly what she expected, and all the service was equally professional,polite and timely. Their live fish tanks are beautiful and spotless. This was my second visit and it was just as satisfying as the first.

Thank Jeanne F
Sauquoit, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for dinner with a friend and every item we had was wonderful. Everything was fresh and prepared to our order. I had the lobster risotto and this was one of the best dishes I have ever eaten.

Thank Maureen Q
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235 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to get there early before the dinner crowd. It was 4 pm, not busy but half the restaurant was reserved so I was informed that there was a 15 minute wait. Ended up being only a 5 minute wait. Fresh seafood was good, service was good, a very nice restaurant in a good location.

Thank Jeropero
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189 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the Shellfish Cobb salad to-go. The staff was friendly and helpful. My salad was very large, which was a relief for $23. It had a good amount of crab and lobster and two large shrimp. The salad and the dressing were delicious and filling.

Thank Von1287
Clifton Park, New York
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387 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been here in quite some time. Wife found a coupon in the Clipper Magazine, and off we went. The coupon makes the dinner prices more palatable. Wife's Lobster Risotto had a very nice tail in it along with nice pieces of claw. Flavorful and plentiful. Enough for leftovers. My salmon with mashed potatoes and slaw was nicely... More 

Thank John I
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

A very good spot to relax and enjoy a really good meal, I would certainly return here again if I had an opportunity. A+

Thank Jacob T
Albany, New York
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

Just recently went there for Happy Hour on a Saturday. The drinks were good and the Oysters were fresh.

Thank Sandra H
Albany, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Reel Seafood has been our family's 'go to' special occasion restaurant for years. They have had consistently excellent seafood, including the 'freshest oysters' my husband says he's ever had, and great bar & wine selections. Although we've mainly been there for special dinners, I have brought a work group there for lunch knowing there would be no disappointments and my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $37
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-458-2068

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