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Albany Pump Station CH Evans Brewing Co.

$$ - $$$American, ,
19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
+1 518-447-9000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (68 reviews)
“onion rings” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
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11 - 20 of 755 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tomato soup and calamari has been excellent since they opened over 18 years ago. Never a bad meal, good beer selection and nice surroundings. Can be a bit chilly in the winter time. I only give it a 4-5 rating because parking can be a...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pump House offers lots of different beers made on the premises along with pretty decent bar food - burgers, sandwiches, etc. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual. Prices are moderate and this is a reasonable option for a relaxed dinner. Service can be slow...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I was alone in Albany, on business for a few months, and as a single woman, I sometimes found it difficult to venture out alone. I never felt uncomfortable here; whether sitting at the bar, or in a booth...free wi fi helps. Chili is the...More

Thank Lorrie Z
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner one night, but the staff was not very nice, and the restaurant was over reserved due to a concert. Tons of open tables but would not seat us. Tried again the next night. We were able to get a table,...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Plenty of beers, and other food and drink as well. But the very lightly breaded fish was awesome. Enjoy!

Thank Cujoe
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I don't know if I went on a bad night or not but I wasn't impressed with this place. I walked in and had to wait 7 minutes before the hostess could seat me or at least take my information until a table came open....More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I've been here before with a friend for lunch. It is very accessible from the highway and has plenty of parking. More importantly, the food is great as well as the service. My diet is plant based and so don't eat meat except fish. They...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Great vibe! Great service! Great food! Staff was very accommodating. Food was hot and fresh. Acoustics are a little overwhelming, but the energy is great!

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

After being turned away from a high-classed restaurant and then not being able to access a local pub, we decided to try the Albany Pump Station. They had a spot at the bar for wheelchair users and shifted some people so that we could sit...More

Thank tallahasseegypsies
Reviewed 21 October 2017

If you just come for the beer, you will probably like this place as they have 12 in-house brews to choose from However, when I met some friends here for dinner on a Tuesday night we were disappointed as we wait to wait almost 1.5...More

Thank Howard S
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Questions & Answers
13 October 2017|
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Response from StannyBee | Reviewed this property |
Never had one. The Pump Station has made a lot of recent changes to its menu What new things I've tried have been good, however I haven't had the bean-burger. But I will someday.
15 August 2017|
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Response from StannyBee | Reviewed this property |
Not a private room, but two separate areas on the balcony level above the restaurant. They are sufficiently removed from the bustle of the first floor bar and dining areas that they feel quite private. Call Tim or Neil and... More
23 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sorry... I really don't know what their policies are re: reservations or parking. We just went after work. It was a week-night so they weren't too busy. We easily found parking and were seated immediately. Would check about... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-447-9000
  • E-mail
C. H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station, Albany’s premier location for food and hand crafted beer. With up to 10 in-house brews to choose from, The Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover.
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