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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good selection of draft beers, and a beers and a limited dinner menu with plenty of bar snacks. Terrace overlooking the Hudson. Had a special, grilled chicken breast on a skewer wrapped around scallions and carrot stick. Side salad and cold noodle salad. Unusual...and very good! Good place to relax with a grew or two.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed November 6, 2019

Jay just made me an unbelievable Schnitzel Sandwich. very tender lightly breaded....awesome Thank you. Dan Mc

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Great service! Great music! Fun time with entertainment. Wanted a bite to eat but didn't get anything.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Perfect spot to beat the late day summer heat. Visited Sunday 6/03/18. Elevated, sun or shade deck overlooking the east bank of the Hudson River. We have visited here many times and Ryan's Wake never disappoints. Cool drinks (15 craft brews) and an overboard cheese...& veggie board are just right. Note: Small pub menu but Ryan's does it very well as opposed to other places that try to do everything and it end up just being mediocre. Highly recommended for outdoor enjoyment. Friendly and efficient bar & wait staff. Also the owner Chris Ryan is almost always there and greets all the customers during their visits. Kudos Chris! Note: Ryan's Wake is also the host of The League of Extraordinary Redheads gatherings a couple of times a year. The main bar is a beautiful throwback to a golden age of pubs. p.s. restrooms are very well kept. Plenty of parking. Highly recommended. Come and enjoy. Thank you, Nick & LizMore

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Just had a party at Ryan’s Wake and it was fantastic! Jared was wonderful to plan with, food & drinks were great. Everyone wanted to stay longer than the private event. The owner stopped by to thank us for hosting the party at Ryan’s Wake,...which many guests noticed! Someone booked a future event with Jared at our party as she thought it was great. The bar is located in a great location with a parking lot, so no issues with parking. Beautiful view of the Hudson River off the back deck. Will be frequenting Ryan’s Wake more often as we were really impressed with our whole experience!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

One of my all time favorite bars, not only for beer but food as well. The staff is extremely friendly and personable, even when busy. The owner is probably the nicest and most caring human being you'll ever meet

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Great indoor/outdoor bar overlooking the Hudson River in downtown Troy! Attended a great celebration that was packed and the bartenders were awesome taking care of everyone!

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Ryan’s Wake three times with our son, who has been there a gazillion times. Our most recent excursion there was last night--Friday during Lent (for what that’s worth)—for fried haddock. The place was HEAVING. Conversation was close to...impossible but we finally secured a four-top and we all ordered fish, fries and onion rings. The dinners came with a red cabbage salad that blew ordinary coleslaw out of the water. Previous meals have included burgers and Reubens and the food is consistently delicious. Probably my favorite thing about this establishment, though, is the speedy, courteous, friendly service. Nothing is too much trouble for the fine folks who work here. Great food, interesting beer choices, fun atmosphere and an excellent value. This place is a winner.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed January 22, 2018

good place to go, excellent staff, ice cold beer, good bar food. It has a nice outside patio overlooking the river on nice days

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Really impressed with the atmosphere inside. Stopped in for a beer, and will go back for dinner soon.

Date of visit: December 2017
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  • Ryans Wake is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5