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The French Press Cafe & Creperie

5 Clinton Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2230
+1 518-275-0478
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“crepes” (18 reviews)
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French, Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 Clinton Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2230
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a delicious breakfast while in town here. They had many different breakfast and lunch options on the menu and it was hard to pick because they all sounded delicious! We finally decided on a round of crepes. We chose 5...More

Thank Travelingfamous
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I was here with my girlfriend on Saturday and it was raining. We found the restaurant when waiting for traffic flight to go green. It was a small cafe. We ordered strawberries crepes, hotdog crepes and coffee. Strawberries crepe is large in portion, hotdog crepe...More

Thank chwang3
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I visited the French Press Cafe for breakfast and coffee. I was very surprised with the large menu and variety of choices. You can pick from their crepe menu or make your own. They have many sweet and savory ingredients to choose from. It is...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This place is really near the Palace theater and the federal building. It has coffees, paninis, sandwiches and my personal favorite crepes!

Thank dr_D1030
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I'm really sad to say that I had a bad experience here as it was one of my favorite places in Albany. My colleagues and I have gone many times and it was always nice to see Morgan and the crew. Today, I had imperfect...More

Thank Bianca H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

French Press was the first place that I went in Albany during my recent excursion there. The atmosphere is fresh and clean, the bathrooms are well-kept, there is good music playing. The crepes are well worth the money as they are made with quality ingredients....More

Thank Sami E
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The crêpes are not French one but they were good, without a lot of stuffing. The privé range from 6$ to 12$. The place is small but they coule had 2 more tables. We would have liked to have syrop with it.

Thank Lorraine R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Being back in my home town, I'm getting to know the area again and find these little nooks here and there, where there are places like The French Press Cafe that simply make you feel like you are on vacation. A home away from home....More

Thank William O
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love this place! The coffee is great and their crepes are great! Nice selection too, it's not just one or two crepes and that's it! They've got like ten or twelve options! Always get the breakfast potatoes, they're so good!...More

1  Thank TheNerdyMonkey
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stopped in on our way upstate. It was a holiday, President's Day, and most businesses were closed. But, on our way back to the thruway, we spotted this charming cafe and quickly decided to try it. My family of four enjoyed brunch here, an...More

1  Thank Karen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Clinton Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2230
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-275-0478
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