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Provence - Albany

Stuyvesant Plaza Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
+1 518-689-7777
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak frites” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
“homard” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, French, Gluten Free Options
Stuyvesant Plaza Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The duck at this place is amazing! In fact, everything at this place is amazing! I have never eaten duck before, but it was delicious, not fatty and extremely flavorful. We visited Provence for my nieces graduation dinner and none of us were disappointed ....More

Thank Sheryld59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant in the Sturversant shopping strip looks very nice, with a cool turn-of=the-last century bar inside. My husband loved the onion soup. As a vegetarian I ordered the portobello mushroom sandwich. We waited a long time for our plates and found them edible but...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far, this is the best restaurant I have been to in Albany NY. The ambiance is lovely, and the service was impeccable. The food was outstanding. I highly recommend the escargot and scallops. The wine list is extensive. If I could have given a...More

Thank maijr1119
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really want to go again before deciding how to rate them. Service was very good, the venue is nicely done but some misses on the food side. first desert was excellent. The Banana Begniet was just too good. Freshly made and enough for two....More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found Provence through Open Table and checked out its Trip Advisor comments too; things were positive and that was our experience as well. My wife and I were in the Albany area for a wedding and were delighted by Provence. We enjoyed a bottle...More

Thank acopeland16
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife and I have eaten lunch here several times a year. She always orders the quiche which is expensive but she enjoys it. I tried the special tempura fried soft shell crab with fennel. The entree was inedible. When I complained to the waiter...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Dear Provence, How sad for you. I have been a loyal fan for so many years -- can't even remember when we first started our dining experience together, until last week. I have always considered you my favorite restaurant in Albany -- birthdays, anniversary's, gatherings...More

1  Thank suzcooks
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is a lengthy review – if you want the short version of the issues at the restaurant, please scroll down to the “**” area! I ate here with my mother. We were seated inside, all the way in the back, at the half booths,...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The quality of the food was good except for the escargots which were excessively salty. The scallop risotto consisted of three scallops a couple of artichoke hearts and a very small scoop of tasteless rice. My wife said the halibut was very nice. But the...More

Thank Rufous72
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Atmosphere is relaxing. Most Friday's there is live music in the lounge. Food quality is always excellent. Meals are fairly priced, portions are ample and perfect. Wine list is sufficient and has ample verity per glass and by the bottle. Staff is pleasant, capable and...More

Thank fxdhdtim
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Peter C
23 February 2017|
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Response from Electorny | Reviewed this property |
In actuality there is no proof that the long wait ever occurred. This could have been a smear on the restaurant for who knows why. When we went in we just walked through the door and someone greeted us. But we did not wait... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stuyvesant Plaza Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
    (Fuller Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-689-7777
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