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The French Press Cafe & Creperie

5 Clinton Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2230
+1 518-275-0478
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“crepes” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5 Clinton Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2230
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 30 January 2017

$14 for a crepe, are you kidding me? No thank you. I don't remember what I ordered, but it was a savory. I asked them to add one extra topping which turned it into a "build your own" where you get charged by the topping....More

Thank smsg10
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This place is authentic and have a large crepe menu, a build your own crepe menu and other items. I ordered their Banana Foster crepe with vanilla bean ice cream and breakfast potatoes. Everything was so good and even better, is authentic! My husband and...More

Thank TheNerdyMonkey
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great little place! Coffee is excellent! Lots of delicious crepe selections (sweet & savory). The wait staff was very friendly and pleasant! You won't leave hungry!

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Went here for brunch. Had some Americanos which were fine. Had a savoury breakfast crepe which should've been better than it was. WAY to much swiss cheese. My sister had the breakfast croissant which she didn't finish due to it's soggy-ness. The atmosphere was great...More

Thank Alex070
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, 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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