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Dawn’s Victory Sports Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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10 Sheridan Ave, Albany, NY 12207-2216
+1 518-463-9113
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watched the NCAA selection show here prior to the Garth Brooks concert. Nice comfortable bar/restaurant. Plenty of TV's, friendly bartenders. Pub food was decent and in spite of a crowd, served fairly quickly. An easy walk from Times Union Arena, but far enough awY so that is was not crazy busy like some of the places closer to the arena.

Thank 07Yankees07
Westfield, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

NY staying at the Hampton. Walked over for a beer and a burger and had an excellent time. Food was good and beer was ice cold we would definitely be back again

Thank abster1975
New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a casual place to have a few drinks and dinner: This is it. There are lots of televisions and you will be well taken care of! Enjoy.

Thank Customer_Service81
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was across the street from the Hampton Inn. We stopped in for a beer and thought it to be a good little bar. we wanted to stay but had made plans to meet up with friends at another place. Would recommend this place for sure. they served food as well.

Thank kathieh724
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I popped in for an after dinner drink while in Albany on business. It was a great little place with friendly service and conveniently located. The Bartender, (Jo?) was friendly, engaging and provided great service! If ever in the area again, I will certainly return.

Albany, New York
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

In a fairly empty restaurant, the wait staff was nonexistent. The food was served indifferently, entrees were cold on the inside.

Thank Deborah H
Clinton, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Tried this restaurant before going to a concert at the Palace and it was a big mistake. There was a moderate wait for the food, which wasn't bad, but when the food got there it was terrible (and some of the order was missing, but when we notified the waitress and it eventually came it was bad too). We mentioned... More 

Thank Daniels95
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were in Albany for business staying close by and luckily found this great bar! The bartender was fantastic and friendly. Very clean too!

Thank snowgirl
East Greenbush, NY
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

I had been here several times in the past when it was just the "Victory Cafe". I don't know at what point it became "Dawn's Victory Sports Café" but it's definitely not what it used to be. The servers were not attentive and one of them bordered on hostile when I told her I had made reservations. The reservations may... More 

Thank CrabbyClaud
Fairfield, Connecticut
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271 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We stopped in for a drink after a show at the Palace - conveniently located, friendly and quiet. Also got to watch the end of a great football game. Recommmend and thank you!

Thank Cedar880

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Sheridan Ave, Albany, NY 12207-2216
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-463-9113

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