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The Standard Restaurant & Lounge

€€ - €€€American, ,
1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203-5368
+1 518-452-7007
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203-5368
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Standard for a surprise birthday party for a friend. We were seated and waited on promptly. The drink selection was good, the staff was courteous and professional and the food was very good. The chicken and steak were very well done,...More

Thank Craig F
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We recently had a dinner here with work associates. The atmosphere was nice and it wasn't crowded for a Monday. I had the bang bang thai shrimp and it was middle of the road. Nothing bad, but I had higher expectations given the description on...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Our second time here, with a good selection of food to choose from. More of an upscale restaurant, in Crossgates Mall. You can easily find something for everyone here. The prices are not bad considering, their location, and you will have an excellent meal, without...More

Thank Mitchell P
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Met my daughter and niece for lunch on Thursday, March 29, 2018. We decided that we would each order an entree and share. We ordered the macaroni and cheese with lobster, a Reuben and a chicken wrap. The macaroni and cheese dish was terrible —...More

Thank sharonann360
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We had stopped here in the past but the lines were too long. We went on a week day during the day so got in fine. The place is clean the wait staff is dressed very well. The food was great soups and salads were...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is my third time at the Standard, first time reviewing. Have had two lunches and a dinner, all great dining experiences. This time I had the Lobster Bisque and Tuna Tartare, bisque was absolutely the best I have had coming with chunks of lobster...More

Thank XJRag
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Steaks and food was cool/cold. Service was extremely slow. Sat down at 7:15. Entree served at 8:20. Used to be an excellant restaurant. Won't be returning. Not at $94 per couple!

Thank floatingbarge
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Business dinner here the other night, ordered the peppercorn steak medium rare and it was more medium but I wasn't going to send it back. Need more choices for red wine by the glass. They can accommodate big parties as there was 20 of us....More

Thank Clarkvara
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This place can be a step back in time, since they tend to play '40s music throughout, but I enjoyed my meal. Service was prompt and attentive. The garden salad was good, although you have to cut the pieces up and mix it yourself. The...More

Thank JPP58
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have been at The Standard with my husband for a Date Night, with my girlfriends for Girls Night Out and with the family (including children). I recommend making a reservation to cut down on wiat time. We were seated promptly. Service was good and...More

Thank Laurie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203-5368
  • Public Transportation: Walking Distance from the CDTA Crossgates Mall stop.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-452-7007
The Standard is known for its straightforward, classic American cuisine, prepared using home-cooking techniques with fresh, local ingredients purchased daily. The Standard’s menu features over 100 items that will be sure to have something for everyone. “Our menu revolves around ‘classics’ or ‘standards’ restaurant goers have come to know and love, yet with our own unique twist; upscale comfort food. We have popular & unique appetizers ranging from Macaroni & Cheese to our signature entrees such as Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon and “Forever” Braised Short Ribs. In addition, we offer a variety of fresh chopped salads and gourmet sandwiches.
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