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The Point Restaurant and Lounge

1100 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2248
+1 518-729-5383
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (8 reviews)
“duck risotto” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2248
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty varied menu, well prepared, in a peasant setting. Service could have been a bit less grudging. Worth a visit

Thank smeghead39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite restaurants in Albany. The menu provides a great range of options to choose from and they always have excellent specials. Their bartenders make great drinks as well. The atmosphere is perfect for a fun date night or a ladies night.

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

WEnt on a wim as I never went to this restaurant. HAd reservations ,seated promptly. service fast and pleasant. COmpanion had strip steak which was excellent while I had salmon which was very good. appetizer was egg plant meatballs in as a zesty a sauce...More

Thank 565garryg
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I love the point! I especially love the new addition to the bar Emma- high energy always smiling. She can turn your night around in the drop of a hat. I myself am a bartender and seeing the review that she "closed" the check out...More

Thank ericfields2723
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Overall a nice place and a good atmosphere. Did not get food, just drinks. My issue with this place was an extremely rude bartender named- Emma? Aside from being excessively rude to our entire group, I purposely did not tip her and found she added...More

1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Recently had dinner at the Point on a cold winter's night. There were eight people in our party, including two children. We had the stuffed shrimp appetizer, the pork nachos and bruschetta apps. The shrimp was outstanding. I ordered three delicious cosmos. The bread provided...More

Thank toodie9
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Two weeks ago my yoga teacher and I decided to go out for a glass of wine and a light bite. We decided on The Point because I have always eaten there al fresco, and we tried going there several weeks ago, but there was...More

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner with a friend. Loved the atmosphere of the place, and the staff were friendly. They have a nice bar as well, it's a nice place to grab a drink and some food with friends. I enjoyed my meal and would definitely...More

Thank Langlokt
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nine of us stopped in to have dinner last Friday night at The Point. Once again, we were not disappointed!! Since we arrived right as they opened at 4:00, we got a table in the bar side of the restaurant, right in front of the...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My son and I dined at the point on a beautiful fall day. We ate outside, and had a wonderful meal. Our waiter, Keith, provided excellent service. The menu offers great variety. We will definitely dine there again.

Thank Dawn R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2248
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-729-5383
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