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Albany Bistro - CLOSED

1051 Grant St SE, Decatur, AL 35601-3127
+1 256-686-1667
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cajun & Creole, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1051 Grant St SE, Decatur, AL 35601-3127
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41 - 50 of 136 reviews

Reviewed March 31, 2016

Had an excellent lunch at Albany Bistro this week. I actually had the baked chicken with mashed potatoes and green beans which were wonderful but it was the desserts that grabbed my attention!!! I had their homemade caramel cake which was SO GOOD but what...More

Thank SandraBurroughs
Jake R, Owner at Albany Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2016

Hi Sandra! I'm glad you enjoyed my grandmother's caramel cake. It has always been one of my favorites. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. See you soon!

Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We prearranged for a very large group to have lunch at the Albany Bistro and everyone was impressed with the food, the venue (repurposed, cool decor; concrete tabletops; and recyclable chairs) and the operating philosophy of the owners (fresh and local whenever possible; emphasis on...More

Thank TNbeachbum75
Jake R, Owner at Albany Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2016

It was such a pleasure visiting with y'all. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. Having lived in Middle Tennessee before opening the bistro, I am really excited about what your group is doing!

Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Just left the "best kept secret" in Decatur AL! Lunch was so delicious, beautifully presented, with small portion. I can rave about the salmon, the beet salad and the etouffee are winners. We shared the cheesecake and had fresh press coffee. Very reasonable, excellent service,...More

Thank Maimau44
Reviewed January 24, 2016

A small party turned into 22 people showing up without much warning for the bistro. They handled it great! We had great food and excellent service.There was even a small child with us and there was no problem!

Thank bfcantwell
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

We were not welcomed with our children. We walked in with our children to a nearly empty restaurant and were informed they could not seat us for almost 2 hours. Then we were told that we might want to try the RailYard restaurant, that it...More

3  Thank houseofgraces
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Cute little restaurant in Decatur. The chef is very good and offers several good choices on the menu. Lots of potential here. We enjoyed a great meal and great service.

Thank YumGuru
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Albany Bistro is a delightful restaurant in the historic Albany section of Decatur, Alabama. Chef Jakob Reed creates imaginative and delicious selections for lunch and dinner. He frquently serves farm to table dishes and uses local foods. The restaurant is in an old grocery store...More

Thank Weedl
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Highly recommend everything! Jake and Rick work hard to buy local and cook it up for the locals, but folks come from far and near to enjoy the good food. Try the fried chicken and the delicious collards!

Thank Cassandra M
Reviewed October 26, 2015

My wife and I have been here several times and each time the food, service, and atmosphere was great.

Thank David C
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

What a great spot! The impressive history and ambiance are well complimented by the locally sourced dishes. Service was wonderful. A 'must go to' if you find yourself in the Decatur area.

Thank Sharon J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $28
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1051 Grant St SE, Decatur, AL 35601-3127
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-686-1667
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of the Historic Albany neighborhood in Decatur, Alabama, Albany Bistro brings a new sophistication to classic southern fare. Our chef sources from local organic growers to bring you the best flavors of the season. Albany Bistro changes its menu weekly to reflect the local growers' bounty. Isn't it time you escape the ordinary?
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