Put on your walking shoes for an entertaining and delicious way to experience Albany. New York’s Capital City for 320+ years, is undergoing a culinary and craft brewing boom. You’ll sip and sample from restaurants that are spicing up Albany’s food scene. Discover stunning architecture and cultural tidbits that will help you develop a fresh perspective on New York’s capital city. We sprinkle in history, architecture and culture to kick off your weekend in the Capital District. Bring your appetite and your friends and family, to celebrate this great legacy city and let your culinary adventure begin!
Your tour guide will greet you at the Discover Albany Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square, located at the corner of Broadway and Clinton Ave, Albany. We meet at 12:45 and our first taste will be at 1:00 pm. Our tour highlights 5 tastes from different local restaurants, some history of Albany, architectural accents and culture. Our tour lasts 3.25 hours and we walk about 1.5 miles, with plenty of rests during our tastes. See Historic Downtown Albany with new eyes and be in the know of this legacy city's food scene.
Albany Pump Station
C.H. Evans Brewing Company, a family business that got its start brewing beer in 1786 in Hudson and have been in this historic building since 1999.
First Church of Albany (brief musical interlude by MofM)
Oldest church in Albany, on National Register of Historic Places since 1974. Second oldest church in NYS.
Modern Mexican street food. Encompass food-laughter-love in this hip setting
The Hollow Bar and Kitchen
Hip spot in an historic Albany building with seasonal American tapas and main dishes, rotating craft beers and live music. Yum describes it well!
Stacks Espresso Bar
Cool place for your hot beverage paired with Cider Belly's doughnuts.
Olde English Pub
A perfect ending, in the 2nd oldest building in Albany. A neighborhood pub, with strong British influences in beverages and menu items, with a beautiful garden.
Tickets $85, limited to 20, reservations by May 29th
Meet 15min prior to tour at Discover Albany Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square
Metered parking in open lot behind the Pump Station. Park Albany has a free app for parking that is easy to use and allows adding time without returning to your car
Walk is approximately 1.5miles with some inclines & stairs
Please contact for special dietary needs