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Iron Gate Cafe

182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2304
+1 518-445-3555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (59 reviews)
“home fries” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2304
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good prices, great food, lovely ambiance, top service. My favorite. Good for singles, couples, families and groups.

Thank The B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were staying down the block and stumbled into the Iron Gate for lunch. The sandwiches are creative and well made; the courtyard is charming; there's a good selection of bottled beer (but no draft). It was a very good meal, and we'd definitely recommend...More

1  Thank Jbesser
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly. The food was decent. There were many of us, and some had dietary needs...gluten allergy and another is vegan. There was something for everyone. I don't know if the air conditioning was on, or if they don't have it...but it...More

1  Thank Caliyork
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location right in the city of albany, great food, breakfast lunch, great atmosphere, i would recommend to anyone in the area

Thank izzi770
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My good friend and I met at Iron gate gor a relaxing bite to eat. It was the first time Ibhad been to this historic repurposed house. Seating was limited, yet we were escorted to a table rather quickly. Farm fresh foids were standard and...More

Thank S D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here too many times to count, and I always leave happy. They have a good mix of classic menu items and more unique options. They even have a few vegan options!

Thank Caitlin O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed brunch outside in the patio at the Iron Gate Cafe and it was perfect. The wait staff was very attentive and kind. Food was amazing with items that are not found in typical brunch menus. The omelets and pancakes were delicious. Would recommend...More

Thank cdkempner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend is Vegan so we met here. The menu offers a variety of options for both non vegan and vegan. The food was excellent and the service friendly. We both had breakfast and it was served hot. We sat outside and the atmosphere was...More

Thank jerseyred2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 co-workers for lunch. We each had a different choice from the menu. Our server was very attentive as we wanted to eat outdoors and it had just rained. I ordered the soup of the day Chicken Mediterranean. Not much chicken, a few vegetables and...More

Thank 766sandy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place for a stop. Interesting set up inside. Cozy might be a good way to put it, but we didn't have to wait long for a Sunday Brunch, the service was friendly and the food was delicious. Parking was a bit...More

Thank Pjq25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2304
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-445-3555
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