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Daily Grind Cafe

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204 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1309
+1 518-434-1482
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Dec 27, 2017
“Get your coffee”
Oct 21, 2017
“amazing sandwiches”
Opens in 16 min
American, Cafe
204 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1309
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

I have been going to the Daily Grind for years, when in the area, and always had a pleasant experience. About a year ago I noticed that the wait for my food was longer, the iced tea was always bitter and the prices are completely...More

Thank ArloManhat
Reviewed April 13, 2013

I've been here before and the food and coffee have been good but in this visit I was struck by a couple of things. The corned beef hash was not to my expectations - the meat was ground up and the flavor wasn't great. The...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed January 17, 2013

While visiting a friend in Albany we were taking a stroll around and decided to stop in at the Daily Grind to grab a cup of coffee and warm up for a bit. It was definitely a great idea! The place is small, but has...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed September 18, 2012

I wish I could get comfortable with $18/pound coffee in a recession, when Uncommon Grounds is at $12ish. Here it is better. But, it isn't 50% better for me.

Thank William E
Reviewed August 29, 2012

The Daily Grind seems to have patterned itself as better than Starbucks and a place for serious coffee drinkers, offering a selection of roasted coffee and coffee related accessories. Well call me a coffee snob ( my husband does buy beans and roast them himself)...More

Thank DMO76453
Reviewed March 1, 2012

Stopped in here for the coffee one morning, pleased to find a nice breakfast menu. This is a very small, funky, basement cafe, the service was friendly, the food tasted fresh, was well prepared and attractively served.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed December 10, 2011

I just had an omelet and a soup, which was a good breakfast/lunch. I enjoyed the food and the prices are great.

Thank JosefineL
Reviewed November 7, 2011

Coffee and food was excellent. However what I really liked was chatting to the staf who were really friendly esp when they realised we were from the UK. Even got drawn into a chat about the World series baseball v rugby world cup final. Thankyou...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed September 25, 2009

Mediocre coffee and food, terrible, rude service. Oh, and it's kind of dirty too. I wish I could support a local business, but their rude service forces me to go out of my way to starbucks. Try uncommon grounds instead.

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Reviewed June 22, 2008

the belgian waffles here are pure HEAVEN! they're a MUST every time i'm in albany!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-434-1482
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