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Yono's Restaurant

25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
+1 518-436-7747
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (4 reviews)
“bakmi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Indonesian, Gluten Free Options
25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant and attentive service. Excellent wine flight. But small portions? The opposite. Far too much. I turned down desert even though included. Quantity rather than quality. Hints of Indonesia but basically American. And to come round offering Hershey bars at the end? Not in the...More

Thank SCL432013
Dominick P, Owner at Yono's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your constructive criticism. We appreciate that there were some elements of the evening that you enjoyed . As we describe, our cuisine is Modern American with Indonesian accents. One day a year, on Halloween, we substitute our house made mignardises for traditional...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and dining experience. Excellent Scotch and drink selection. Very strong flavors from the appetizers, main course, desert and coffee. Highly recommended. Wait staff is super attentive and the hostess was very helpful in recommendations. Excellent bar staff and very generous libations. Very liquor...More

Thank lodhe
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is the second time my partner and I went to dinner at this restaurant. We loved the atmosphere, the piano player, the food, the impeccable service.This is our go to place for fine dining in the Albany, NY area. We will be back again...More

Thank maijr1119
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We chose Yono's anticipating that it would be a special place to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Our experience at Yono's turned out to be truly extraordinary! We were escorted to a private corner booth for two In an elegant dining room. Josh greeted us warmly...More

Thank rchrist7
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

If Fine Dinning equals high prices, tiny portions and over the top delicious food then Yono's is the place for you. The Sommelier will help you with your wine selections. Service is impeccable. Our server Adam deserves special attention. He is a true professional and...More

Thank sdemo66
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a top notch restaurant, but be ready to spend a pretty penny for the privilege. The Indonesian dishes are legit and the suckling pig and lobster were both excellent if expensive. The sauteed foie gras again great but for $26 as an appetizer...More

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Just returned there after several years. Small but quite diverse menu. Exc Onion soup. Good service. From burgers to Asian noodle dishes. Special items are very good so listen before a ecision is made. Cole slaw is not too creamy or sweet.

Thank alanlubin
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Super expensive for the town, turns out the owners are Indonesian and Italian, which meant that the food choices ended up a little mixed. We wanted traditional Indonesian food but other than the Bakmi and the Nasi goreng, the dishes were mostly western dishes with...More

Thank Bwkuah
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Besides the first class restaurant they serve lunch in Pernomo's the bar/cafe . The food is always perfectly prepared, presented and served. The staff are superbly professional, helpful, courteous. I have been there at least a dozen times, and will be there again next week.

Thank quinnprof
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I was invited to Yono's by a friend, the restaurant is high end and fancy, the portions are very small, surprisingly small honestly, but every bite is delicious. The menu has a little bit of everything, my favorite food of all time is lobster bisque...More

Thank beccaday
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31 December 2016|
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Response from napngs | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Open Mondays 5:30pm-10:00pm
8 September 2015|
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Response from Dominick P | Property representative |
Yes, there is a valet lot in the rear of the building for $7.50. There is also an abundance of street parking and the meters do not charge after 5pm.
6 June 2015|
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Response from lovesisrael | Reviewed this property |
There is definitely a variety of attire. If you are really casual- we have been in shorts- there is a sister restaurant dp which has a great menu and no code at all. We have worn jeans to Yono's, and the staff is so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$43
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
    (Sheridan Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-436-7747
  • E-mail
Yono's has been Albany's premiere World Class restaurant for almost 30 years. Owned & operated by Chef Yono, Donna & Dominick Purnomo, the intimate, elegant split level dining room has recently been updated and is elegantly appointed with neutral colors, bronzed mirrors, a large fireplace, crystal chandelier, and stunning floral displays. Chef Yono Purnomo presents an innovative menu of blending French Technique, Asian Influence & American Ingredients. Award Winning Chef Sommelier Dominick Purnomo offers a wine list with some 1000 labels representing every major wine growing region in the world. Let the Yono's 4 star service staff anticipate your needs, while you experience luxury and elegance of a bygone era. Located adjacent to Yono's, is dp An American Brasserie, a decidedly more casual alternative.
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