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Iron Gate Cafe

182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2304
+1 518-445-3555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“home fries” (11 reviews)
“maple sausage” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2304
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On our way home for Vermont we stopped for lunch. The food was excellent! I had the Vermonster sandwich and the broccoli cheddar soup! Very large amount of lunch meats on all of the sandwiches at the table. Would definitely stop back again!

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Best pancakes I have ever had. Restored space is interesting and inviting... Feels like an oasis on a busy street. Parking not ideal but worth the hassle.

Thank bwdailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The server was friendly and helpful, the food was delicious. My fiance ordered the turkey blat and it was fresh and flavorful, the fresh basil put it over the top. Will definitely be coming back again

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this place after a early movie . Read on trip advisor how good this place was . They were right ! Both are meals were really good Frank R

Thank afrankreview2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although this isn't a new place, we had brunch at Iron Gate for the first time today with a large group of friends. Although we were unable to make reservations, the manager was most accommodating to us. The restaurant is quaint and quirky, with a...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I wish this was a hidden gem, but it's popular for a reason. The food is great and the service fantastic! It also has a great atmosphere. Arrive early for brunch or expect a wait.

Thank ScarlettO39
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

As soon as I mentioned this spot to a friend for brunch her immediate reply was ,” I love that place!” Parking was a bit rough but once we were in we were seated and served quickly. I ordered Saratoga Benedict (potato/ chorizo pancakes, poached...More

Thank jseekamp
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Have been here a few times for brunch and Iron Gate has been consistently good each time. On the weekends it definitely gets busy but the wait has never been really bad. There are a lot of different rooms to the place and more tables...More

Thank nytraveler17
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The Iron Gate Cafe was bustling for brunch on a busy Saturday afternoon. We drove right by at first - be sure to look for the iron gate literally. The building itself is set back in a courtyard with outdoor seating. We were told that...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I love this place and we’ve been here more than once. The menu is delicious and the service is great too. You can eat outdoors in the summer.

Thank Deanne M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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