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1228 Grill

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1228 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3326
+1 518-489-2981
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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20 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

were do they let dogs in a place were people have to eat at ? just plain nasty, and we were very suprised this lady had a big dog with her at the table i did not no we were going to eat at the aspca !!!!!

Thank Rjones99p
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Really enjoyed our food at the 1228 Grill, which is in the Best Western hotel. Had a chance to chat with the chef, Chris. Really impressed with his passion for food. The pig wings with the Moonshine BBQ sauce were really good. The clam chowder, which was quite different from any other I ever had, was OUTSTANDING. You really should... More 

Thank jimatqsi
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the food. We were told they have the best happy hour in town but didn't have an opportunity to check it out. We did, however, have dinner there with a most delicious chicken bacon chowder, made by Chris, one of the new managers who is the back-end guy. We also ordered sandwiches that were very filling and... More 

Thank Sherron B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The place was empty and the service was still slow. The wings were ok, but my son's burger was fair and the fries were under cooked. Convienence was the best part of the experience.

Thank davewvt
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Had the Calamari which was a starter for a main course, as I only waned a light dinner....there was so much that I ended up not being able to eat it all, but it was truly fabulous!!!

Thank NickySparks
New York
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Menu is limited, typical bar food. Atmosphere was convivial and there is room for a somewhat large group to congregate. Would not seek it out other than for it's convenience when staying at the hotel.

Thank easyriderny
Norwalk, Connecticut
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Good cold beer, and a hearty burger cooked as ordered. Fries didn't appear to be real potatoes, but more like that mix that Arby's uses. Good value and quality, and friendly service.

Thank Steve M
Albany, New York
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Excellent breakfast included in the room and a nice private table to sit and read before the day began!

Thank joey1221
Colonie, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

We were intrigued after seeing their ad in the local paper as it advertised itself as authentic Argentinean & Uruguayan cuisine as we had visited Buenos Aires last winter and loved the food. We went for the lunch buffet [$8.99/person] so that we might sample many items. Selections included rice that you could top with either a sliced beef with... More 

Thank Link518
Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

My wife and I ordered a hamburger from their rather short menu, and it was one of the worst burgers I've ever had. It was a plain piece of flavorless meat on a sad excuse of a bun, with a tasteless slice of tomato. There was no sauce on it, and they only had ketchup and ranch to add to... More 

Thank Ethan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3326
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-489-2981

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