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Not What it Used to Be

A walk down Lark Street used to be a visit to Greenwich Village of old. But many of the restaurants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sheilal921
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Albany, New York
Cool Street Downtown

Downtown Albany has distinct neighborhoods. One street can be fine on one end and turn into a... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
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“washington park” (12 reviews)
“unique shops” (3 reviews)
“bite to eat” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk down Lark Street used to be a visit to Greenwich Village of old. But many of the restaurants and shops have closed, and the feeling isn't there anymore. There are some treasures so don't totally avoid a visit, but you need to walk...More

Thank sheilal921
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Downtown Albany has distinct neighborhoods. One street can be fine on one end and turn into a ghetto in a few blocks. However, Lark Street is a fine place. there are many businesses and thriving shops along this beautiful street. There are many cafes, restaurants...More

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I spent a great fall afternoon visiting the shops. Check out Yamaguchie for one of the trendiest decorative arts places I've ever seen. Amazing laser-cut wood furniture, jewelry, and decor plus unique 3-d printing art and clothing. Keep an eye on this ground-breaking place! Stop...More

Thank mama_in_vegas
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Lark Street crosses a very nice neighborhood filled with beautiful houses, which date to the nineteenth century. It is lined with shops, but more importantly with interesting, casual dining places. We chose TapAsia and were delighted with our meal.

Thank jer b
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Wonderful thoroughfare filled with great restaurants, bistros, shops, and all sorts of interesting people and things.

Thank David S
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We strolled Lark St at about 1030/1100 hrs on a couple of days and then at about 1930 one evening. There are a few fun local coffee shops (Stacks Espresso is great!), a couple of restaurants that didn't interest us and some local shops quite...More

Thank Kathleen B
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is exciting to explore Lark Street and feel the artistic, culinary and service orientated entrepreneurs. Ever evolving shops. An interesting walk to view historic architecture and try a new place for a bite to eat, drink excellent coffee, enjoy a drink and shop.

Thank Brian P
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Sadly the street does not live up to expectations. Nice architecture but the shopping was nothing special.

Thank simon p
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is albany's main drag and has a great offering of restaurants and bars for all types. In the summer LARK fest takes over one day.

Thank Koldslaw
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Based on reviews we thought Lark Street was going to be something special. Nope, just a regular old street with a couple of trying-a-bit-too-hard-to-be-funky businesses.

Thank idonotusescreennames
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