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Capital City Gastropub

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261 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-3142
+1 518-459-5077
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great friendly service. We had to wait a short time for a table and they brought us coffee while we waited. We had eggs Benedict and short rib hash. Both were amazing.

Thank Lorraine67Purple
Albany, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Everything here is great, to be honest. It is a small menu, but you will be happy with anything you order. The downsize is that it is small, so depending on when you come, you may have quite a wait. Pictured is the mushroom/black bean burger with aged cheddar & a margarita! 💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻

Thank PVH76
Baldwin, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We came here on New Years Eve while visiting family in Albany and had a good time. There were three of us and we ordered interesting drinks, appetizers that were tasty but VERY small for the money. We decided to go back in June and had a bad experience. Warm beer and barely there food, although my husband got the... More 

Thank Rene' G
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575 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is exactly what a gastropub is...many different beers,wines and liquors with small plates of tasty food. The atmosphere is charming industrial chic. The staff is congenial and the owner is gracious. There was a nice mixed crowd of hipsters and families. The menu also has a selection of burgers and pizzas. All ingredients were very fresh and thoughtfully put... More 

Thank ReddyBro
Saratoga Springs, New York
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

A trip to St. Peters, followed by dinner with friends at the Capital City Gastropub...delightful! Its a small building in what appeared to be a lovely Albany neighborhood--a lot of sidewalk traffic, lawns, families. The Gastropub is not very large and while they had a few tables outside on the sidewalk, its still a bit intimate. The food was very... More 

1 Thank porter1998
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The Gastropub is our go-to place. We love the folks who work there and the food is really fantastic: local and delicious. They know our drink orders and take such good care of us and their other customers. Really a food highlight! So glad to have the Gastro in Albany!

Thank Avi W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Some places are known only for having amazing food and desserts, others only for having awesome wines or cocktails, a huge beer list, or a respectable selection of bourbon and ryes...but what I love about Capital City Gastropub is that it has the best of all of it. I've never had anything short of delicious and amazing every time I've... More 

Thank Lauren S
West Sand Lake, New York
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Everything about our visit was great. We walked in without a reservation on a Saturday night and got a table right away. Moments later the place was full. Interesting and fairly priced menu with a small but thoughtful wine list. Our server was spot on, as was our food. Super tasty and nicely presented. No faults.

Thank Wineskillguy
Albany, New York
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Five star foodie fare & variety of craft beers are served in this modern pub. Gastropub never disappoints! The menu features creative specials like pickled onion rings with buttermilk dressing or roasted beet salad with blood orange, feta & za'atar or porchetta with kale and a fried egg. Consistent offerings include delicious burgers & pizza choices.

Thank VTizhome
deltasilver98, Owner at Capital City Gastropub, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in! I am so glad to see that you enjoyed our new seasonal menu! Please come back again soon and thank you for taking the time to write a review! More 

White Plains, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is a nice version of a laid back better beer and food place. A small, but high quality, selection of beer and whiskeys. The food menu was eclectic.

Thank Jonathan F
deltasilver98, Owner at Capital City Gastropub, responded to this review

Thanks so much! I hope you make it back in because we are always finding new beers and new whiskeys! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-3142
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-5077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?