Restaurants in Albany

Juanita & Maude 825 San Pablo Ave, Albany New American • $$$
825 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Ahi Tuna Carpaccio
Seared Duck Breast
Hanger Steak

“This is my very favorite place to eat in the Bay Area. My husband and I always feel like we are absolute criminals when we eat here because we don't believe there can actually be food this good. Everything is perfect in this place, from the drinks, to the apps, to the coffee at the end of the meal. Definitely eat here. When you are done and on the way home, you will feel thrilled and victorious like you have stolen your own car!”

4.7 Superb311 Reviews
310 Eatery- LA Style Street Food 747 San Pablo Ave, Albany Burgers • $$
747 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Bacon Jam Fries
Pastrami
Albany Burger
310 Burger
Fried Egg
405 Traffic Jam Burger
Pork Belly Sliders
San Gabriel Belly Wrap
Eggs Benedict
Spring Roll

“The food is creative and delicious! Dad and mom work the front of the restaurant and they are absolute gems: attentive, friendly and they make the dining experience special and fun. The food options were tantalizing and reasonably priced. We will definitely be back!The experience would be even better if the interior looked more like earlier photos (less cluttered and more stylish).Vegetarian options: There are some options available.Parking: No dedicated parking, street parking only.”

4.8 Superb107 Reviews
Kuriya Japanese Kitchen 809 San Pablo Ave, Albany Japanese • $$
809 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Sashimi
Black Garlic Ramen
Bluefin Toro
Tempura
Spicy Miso Ramen
Tonkotsu Ramen
Tonkatsu Curry
Salmon Lover
Negihama
Kuriya Roll and Honey Walnut Roll

“Jackie(owner/chef) is a wizard. His weekly specials and daily-fresh fish will have you hooked, before you know it!And for the connoisseurs, try the ”spoonful of happiness”.”

4.8 Superb95 Reviews
Lao-Thai Kitchen 1406 Solano Ave, Albany Laotian • $$
1406 Solano Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Pad Thai
Pad See EW
Lao Sausages
Red Curry
Fried Rice

“We came here for dinner and had a great meal! We ordered the Thai iced tea to drink, the Lao sausages as an appetizer, and the pad see ew with beef, phao larb, and yellow curry with chicken as mains. Everything was good, and the service was excellent! The spice levels here are no joke, so definitely stay below levels 2-3. The owner is super nice, and she even explained the differences between Laotian and Thai cuisine to us!”

4.9 Superb58 Reviews
BUA THAI KITCHEN 1045 San Pablo Ave, Albany Thai • $$
1045 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Pad See EW
Pineapple Fried Rice
Dumpling
Mango Sticky Rice
Spicy Green Beans
Crab Fried Rice
Papaya Salad
Tom Yum Noodles Soup
Mango Salad
Chicken Coconut Lemongrass Soup

“Friendly staff and lovely seating interior. Food was delicious with good wok fire. The sizzling seafood plate was flavorful and went well with jasmine rice. The red duck curry was delicious with sticky rice. Coconut pad Thai was very satisfying and great portion. I saw lots of take out orders getting delivered every several minutes at dinner time. Glad to find out about this restaurant as it stays open till 10 pm. Easy parking in its own lot. I will come back to try other dishes.”

4.7 Superb119 Reviews
Hotsy Totsy Club 601 San Pablo Ave, Albany Cocktail Bar • $
601 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Hot Totsy
Mexican Velvet
Scotch Flight
PBR on Tap

“We ordered tacos at the taco truck in the parking lot and quickly found shelter from the rain inside Hotsy Totsy. Wow, what a vibe inside. My partner says, "I didn't know places like this still exist." The drinks are strong, reasonably priced, and the vibes are immaculate. I would 10/10 return.”

4.4 Superb60 Reviews
Hot Shop 909 San Pablo Ave, Albany Burrito • $
909 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Cajun Burrito
Steak Nachos
Lamb Burrito
Chicken Burrito
BBQ
Steak Tropical Burrito Supreme
Garlic Lime Burrito
Steak Burrito

“I've been going here for years. Once I discovered their unique flavors I never went anywhere else. Exotic and traditional choices. Made in front of you and always fresh. Try the white sauce with any burrito.”

4.8 Superb53 Reviews
Shangrila Buddha Organic Vegan Restaurant 755 San Pablo Ave, Albany Vegan • $
755 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Mango Pie
Lentil Soup
Strawberry Pie
Pineapple Pie
Chocolate Pie
Coconut Pie
Green Mixed Salad w Lemon Juice Mint Red Beet Dressing
Mixed Salad w Basamic Vinegar Mint Dressing
French Lentil Mixed Veggie Soup
Short Grain Rice

“Absolutely spectacular food! Incredibly delicious, flavorful, but also healthy. I've been vegan for a decade and the pie is also the best I've ever had. Highly highly recommend.Vegetarian options: Everything is vegan!”

4.7 Superb75 Reviews
Tacos El Autlense 601 San Pablo Ave #2, Albany Mexican • $
601 San Pablo Ave #2, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Burritos
Salsa
Carnitas
Tripas
Tongue
Quesadilla
Carne Asada and Chicken Tacos
Carnitas and Birria Tacos
Al Pastor Tacos
Tacos De Cabeza

“Best taco truck hands down! Ordered tripe, cow tongue, and beef tacos! Amazing flavor! The atmosphere is not so great as the truck is next to a dive bar. I get it, people get drunk and the food craving kicks in. Will be eating here indefinitely unless food quality changes. Highly recommended this taco truck! Street parking!”

4.7 Superb65 Reviews
Everest Kitchen 1150 Solano Ave, Albany Himalayan/Nepalese • $$
1150 Solano Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Garlic Naan
Chili Momo
Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken Korma
Chana Masala
Mango Lassi
Cheese Naan
Chicken Chowmein
Samosa Chaat
Thali

“I deeply appreciate the owners dedication to creating a wonderful experience for their customers. Last time we went to Everest Kitchen, we had a hiccup with our Togo order. After learning about this, the owners and staff were quick to resolve the issue! We're glad we got to give them another go because it was well worth it! My husband and I had the veggie korma, lamb curry, garlic naan, mango lassi, and samosas. The entrees were flavorful, and paired nicely with the garlic naan (of course!). The samosas are MUST try. Wow. They were phenomenal!! I love samosas already, but I find that some places tend to over bread them. These were perfect. These had a nice outer shell that wasn't too thick, so you really get to enjoy the flavors. I could have eaten the whole order to myself, they were that good! The sauces that accompany the samosas are also very tasty. 10/10. Lastly, the Mango Lassi was a great treat. It was the right level of sweetness for my husband and I. Overall, after our experience and interactions with the staff/owners, we will definitely be back and thinks it's worth giving a try for those looking for quality food/service.”

4.7 Superb63 Reviews
Al's Big Burger 437 San Pablo Ave, Albany Burgers • $
437 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

French Fries
Big Burger
Baby Hamburger with Cheddar Cheese
Double Cheeseburger and Fries
Standard Cheeseburger

“If there’s one place that’s been a constant in my life, it’s Al’s Big Burger in Albany, CA. For the past 25 years, Al’s has been my go-to spot for the ultimate comfort food experience. From my middle school days to now, nearly turning 40, my affection for Al’s has only grown stronger.Let’s talk about the main event: the bacon cheeseburger. It’s nothing short of perfection. The burger is always cooked to juicy perfection, the bacon crisp, and the cheese melted just right, creating a symphony of flavors that dance in your mouth with every bite. Pairing this with their golden, crispy fries and the unparalleled creamy, dreamy peanut butter shake is the epitome of a classic American meal that can’t be beaten.But it’s not just the food that keeps me coming back year after year—it’s the nostalgia and the consistently warm, welcoming atmosphere that makes Al’s feel like home. Walking into Al’s is like stepping into a time machine, where for a moment, you can relive those carefree days of youth while enjoying a meal that’s as delicious now as it was back then.Over the years, I’ve seen trends come and go, but Al’s Big Burger remains timeless. It’s a testament to the quality of their food and the love they put into each meal. Whether you’re a long-time local or just passing through Albany, Al’s is a must-visit for anyone seeking a taste of burger heaven.Here’s to Al’s Big Burger—may it continue to be a beacon of culinary delight for many more years to come. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure, do yourself a favor and drop by. You might just find yourself writing a glowing review 25 years from now, too.”

4.7 Superb60 Reviews
Sumo Japanese Restaurant 2009 977, CA-123, Albany Sushi • $
2009 977, CA-123, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Sushi
Salad Tempura
Sumo Roll

“I really like the sushi rolls and the calm atmosphere at Sumo. Hot tea and miso soup to start on a rainy evening. It was my first time having the GoGo roll, with shrimp, avocado, cucumber and DF asparagus... give it a try! The baked scallop roll is a warm savory treat as well.”

4.7 Superb58 Reviews
Flora & Ferment 1122 Solano Ave, Albany Cideries • $$
1122 Solano Ave, Albany

“Many legends start with a tree. Isaac Newton formulated his gravitational theory under an apple tree. In Norse mythology, an ash tree Yggdrasil contains the entire universe.And now Ferment and Flora. There is a stunning fig leaf tree at the entrance. Under its canopy, an apple cider starts a new legend, where you end up buying more cider to go, because it’s cosmically delicious.”

4.8 Superb39 Reviews
Albany Ao Sen 665 San Pablo Ave, Albany Vietnamese • $
665 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Pho
Wings
Beef Pho
Chicken Noodle Soup
Pork Vermicelli Noodles with Pork Egg Rolls
Pho XE Lua DAC Biet X Large
BBQ Pork Vermicelli
A Egg Roll Cha Gio
Bun Thit Nuong Tom
Bun Cha Ha Noi

“Must have dined here at least 20 times. Outstanding Vietnamese food at decent prices. The family-run restaurant has a pleasant ambiance and great service. The vermicelli bowl is my favorite dish here. Totally worth a visit!”

4.6 Superb74 Reviews
Sugata Japanese Restaurant 1105 Solano Ave, Albany Japanese • $$
1105 Solano Ave, Albany

Customers` Favorites

California Roll
Spider Roll
Edamame

“Great little sushi place. It's a hidden gem. Ever since I stumbled upon this place, it has been my go to sushi joint. I've eaten sushi all over the bay area. Only a handful of those I would rate it 5 stars. This is one of them in that area. If you are into just rolls like 95% of the people then everywhere is about the same. But if you enjoy nigiri, sashimi and traditional Japanese food then don't pass up on this place.”

4.8 Superb32 Reviews
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