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Albany Pump Station CH Evans Brewing Co.

) #5 of 533 Restaurants in Albany $$ - $$$ American, ,
19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
+1 518-447-9000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (102 reviews)
“onion rings” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

As a local, I can give a stamp of approval to this venue. They've been brewing beer since long before even the first micro-brew craze of the 90s. And recently one of theirs was selected as the best in New York State at the TAP...More

Thank WrigleyPhishHead
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a place we love to go when we are in Albany. It was the final thing we did at the end of our Erie Canal ride, have a great meal here. I highly recommend it. They are also OK with people coming in...More

1  Thank Louise N
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food is fairly priced. The soldier porter is excellent. Its basically a good place to share a beer with friends before a show at the palace theater. There's not a lot of places around that immediate area with better food.

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, great beer, great atmosphere! I've been here many times and have never had a bad experience!

Thank ehayes99
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food and beer we had, the French dip sandwich, fish & chips, and wings. Everything was fantastic. Out only mild complain was that the service was a tad slow, had she come back more often we probably would have had another drink....More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The entrees are delicious albeit a bit pricy. The burgers are delicious and reasonably priced. Amazing fries. And get the beer sampler!!!

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We enjoyed our meals with the usual quality beer. My husband usually gets the beer battered fish dinner. I don't usually order a hamburger, but since it was Wednesday, I decided to try the hamburger and free pint and glass to take home. This restaurant...More

Thank gcross2015
Reviewed 14 July 2016

My husband & I were traveling to VT and stopped at the Albany Pump Station on our way and had a great lunch! We went with the beer tasting sampler which is HUGE- great value! We really loved trying all the beers and our server...More

Thank Katie_Leiby
Reviewed 12 July 2016

You can't miss having lunch at this place food is above average. Service is also above average. Good selection of beer brewed on site.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Stopped in Saturday night (around 5:30) without a reservation and got right in. The four of us ordered different items, a nice selection, and the beer choices were impressive.My Meditterrain Wrap with fries and Dawn's Dry Stout was delicious and filling. ($16. +) Sat near...More

Thank MoriahMel
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15 August 2017|
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Response from stevemR3870BU | Reviewed this property |
They should be able to take care of you Sturtzy. If not I would recommend the Zologa American Legion Post
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
Bob G
16 April 2017|
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Response from C C | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps, call?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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