Updated as of August 17, 2020 (Outdoor & Indoor Dining Options)
Outdoor dining is officially permitted in the Capital Region! Outdoor tables must be spaced six feet apart, all staff must wear face coverings and customers must also wear face coverings when not seated. Below find a list of restaurants across Albany County now offering outdoor dining. This list will be continually updated as more outdoor dining options are available.
Please visit each restaurant's website or social media for updated information on dining at their location before arriving. Some restaurants may be by reservation-only.
City of Albany
75 Livingston Ave. Albany, NY 12207
The patio at Albany Distilling Bar & Bottle Shop is now open on Thursday & Friday from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Saturday & Sunday from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Order inside while wearing a mask or utilize online ordering options for best distancing results. Drinks ordered online will be delivered to your table.
353 Clinton Ave #3102, Albany, NY 12206
Allie B's Cozy Kitchen is open. Call ahead at 518-729-3472.
4 Sheridan Ave, Albany, NY 12207
ama cocina is open for patio seating, indoor dining and takeout with a limited menu.
42 Howard St, Albany, NY 12207
City Beer Hall is now open for outdoor seating and indoor dining! On Wednesday & Thursday the kitchen is open from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Bar until 10:00 PM), Friday & Saturday the kitchen is open from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Bar until 11:00 PM) and Sunday brunch from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
19 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207
CH Evans Brewing at the Albany Pump Station is open for indoor dining and outdoor dining. The craft brewery and restaurant recently expanded outdoor seating options! Open Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210
dp An American Brasserie is open for indoor dining on Monday to Saturday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
1053 Broadway, Albany, NY 12204
Druthers Brewing is open for indoor and outdoor dining in Albany.
366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209
Enjoy ice cream and sweet treats at the outdoor tables or indoor seating at Emack & Bolio's.
54 Philip St, Albany, NY 12207
Excelsior Pub's patio and indoor dining is now open. Seating priority will be made for EPC Members reservations! Use Excelsior Pub's website for online orders and reservations. Once you’re seated, find the QR code or web address to order your food right from your table!
450 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12204
Fort Orange Brewing's patio and taproom are open Thursday from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Friday from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Saturday from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Sunday from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.
79 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is open for indoor seating and outdoor dining. Many menu items are available for curbside pickup and takeout.
182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
Iron Gate Cafe's patio and indoor dining room are open.
42 State St, Albany, NY 12207
Jack's Oyster House is open for dine-in and take out on Wednesday to Saturday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM and Sunday from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
942 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen's patio is open on Thursday to Saturday: Bar 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM/Kitchen 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Sunday: Bar: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM/Kitchen 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. First come, first serve patio dining only.
4 Clinton Square, Albany, NY 12207
McGeary's Irish Pub is open for indoor and outdoor seating.
300 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209
New World Bistro Bar is open for dinner on Tuesday to Saturday from 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM. The in-house market is open daily at 12:00 PM. Reservations are strongly encouraged for indoor dining and expanded outdoor seating and can be made via phone (518) 694-0520. Menu is available for take-out with online ordering and pre-ordering
556 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209
Nicole's deck and outdoor seating areas are open Tuesday - Thursday from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Friday from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Saturday from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM and Sunday from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Reservations are recommended. Call 518-436-4952 upon arrival to be seated.
929 Broadway Albany, NY 12207
Nine Pin Cider has outdoor space on Thatcher Street open on Fridays from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Saturdays from 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM and Sundays from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
683 Broadway, Albany, NY 12204
Olde English Pub is open for garden dining. Call the new reservation line, 518-331-9549, to reserve your table.
59-61 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207
Pearl Street Pub's patio and indoor seating is open for dinner and drinks.
62 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208
The Recovery Room Spots Grill is open Monday to Sunday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
144 State St, Albany, NY 12207
Wellington's is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210
Yono's is open for indoor dining. Call ahead at 518-436-7747 for reservations. Open Monday to Saturday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Albany County (beyond city limits)
1 Crossgates Mall Rd. Albany, NY 12203
110 Grill's patio is open for lunch and dinner starting at 11:30 AM every day. Indoor seating is also open. Call to make your reservations!
997 New Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110
The Century House Restaurant is temporarily closed for indoor dining room service, but the restaurant has opened a new outdoor dining space serving up a new menu and classics. Take-Out & Delivery are also available. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
1214 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110
Innovo Kitchen is open Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Sunday Brunch from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM for open air inside dining as well as bar and patio dining.
1 Crossgates Rd, Albany, NY 12203
The patio and indoor dining hours at Maggie McFly's are 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM on weekdays & 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM on weekends.
1814 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205
Patio and indoor dining is open on a first-come, first-served basis. The patio is open Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
622 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110
Philly's patio and indoor dining is open on Tuesday to Thursday from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Friday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM. Reservations are welcome.
219 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
Warehouse Grill & BBQ's patio and indoor dining is open! The restaurant opens on Wednesday - Thursday at 4:00 PM and Friday - Sunday at 3:00 PM. No reservations at this time.