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The Standard Restaurant & Lounge

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American, Bar, Contemporary
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1 Crossgates Mall Road, Albany, NY 12203-5368
+1 518-452-7007
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Westchester County, New York
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Crossgates Mall. Use exit 24 on the Thruway and the Route 20/Western Ave entrance to the mall and make a left. It is right there past and to the right of the bus area. The Standard is a great alternative to the mid-range chain dinner houses. Food is consistently good, location is in a convenient mall on Western... More 

Thank Fudbutter
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Standard is that restaurant that you return to over an over again. I visit Albany quite often and whenever I do, I seem to end up there for lunch or dinner. It offers pretty a wide range of food from burgers to seafood. I usually end up with the Risotto and Scallops..my favorite!

Thank Rudy845
Albany, New York
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My work associates and I always loving going there for cocktails and food. The drinks are always made so well along with the amazing food! Never a disappointment by going there!

Thank Rachel S
Latham, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Standard restaurant has always been a favorite of mine and my wife. Dinner choices are plenty and always delicious. This restaurant has a great bar area while waiting for a seat.

Thank Christopher M
Albany, New York
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

OK food, nice atmosphere especially if you like olden Hollywood of the 1950s or so. In Crossgates Mall.

Thank David S
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I went to this hotel with 3 people from work while we were in the area for business. I got a burger for dinner. It was pretty expensive while being a small burger. My co-worker ordered shrimp scampi and said that it was very bland. It was also set up with long tables, so that, had the booths been full,... More 

Thank Jalyn T
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place..good service. A bit pricy but the good was good. Good place to take your family, I recommend..

Thank Richard M
Albany, New York
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I've been here a couple times over the last few years and enjoyed it, but I took my husband's aunt here tonight who is visiting from Canada and I was so embarassed to have brought here her, the food was horrible. We ordered fried calamari as an appetizer, it was very under cooked and way too salty. The waiter said... More 

Thank Meg R
Rotterdam NY
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The atmosphere is nice and the food was also good. The prices were not exactly cheap but not expensive either. Although there were some cheap eats on the menu. I would go back!

Thank klbc1977
Albany, New York
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Was excited to go to the standard for valentines day, we always have great wine and appetizers so we thought we would try dinner! We had a reservation and had to wait; then couples with later reservations were taken first. We both ordered pasta dishes and neither of them had absolutely any taste! I couldn't put enough salt and pepper... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
American, Bar, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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 Road, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?