They have excellent food. They have house specials and menu items. Prices are average. Great for dates or small groups. The staff is very friendly. Enjoy!
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A family owned and operated restaurant, this unique Hungarian restaurant is a must while you are in town. Always busy even as a child growing up in Albany. I always stop by while visiting my parents. The new location in downtown is way better than...More
On a recent luncheon date, I had the opportunity to visit a well known family owned and operated restaurant in the heart of the historic district of Albany. It seems that all the locals are aware of Novak's. On this occasion I enjoyed the lunch...More
My Hungarian Grandparents came from Hungary in 1890. Grandma passed down many of her recipes from the “old country”. It has been years since we ate at Novak’s. But I have been hearing such good things about their new place and the new menu. Even...More
My wife and I visited Novak's twice during a recent trip to Albany. On one visit we enjoyed breakfast. It was interesting to see the Hungarian influences on the Breakfast menu. Our second visit was for dinner. Another excellent experience. I look forward to exploring...More
Not only is the food absolutely to die for (great portions) the staff is very friendly! We had such a great time chatting with them and trying out a variety of dishes. I love that they accommodate gluten-free lifestyles as well. Highly recommend!
Our last trip was for lunch on my birthday and the food was as excellent as ever! The Beef Porkolt was excellent as usual, served over their homemade mashed potatoes to accommodate my gluten-free request. The Hungarian Gulyas (Goulash to us Americans) is just so...More
Heading to Albany from the Bay Area (CA), we had already got the scoop on Hungarian Entrees and Desserts from our local Hungarian friends so we knew what to order. We arrived Sunday morning to Novak's and since it was our first time there, the...More