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Yono's Restaurant

25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
+1 518-436-7747
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Indonesian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were on our way to Vermont and stopped midway in Albany and what a great restaurant we found. Top notch service and exceptional Indonesian fusion food. The whole experience took approximately 2 hours. The dishes were very appealing to the eye and to the...More

Thank norpet01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not what I expected based on other reviews. The place is rather small and cramped. And NOISY. It was a full house on Friday and hubub of all conversations--plus harp music and singing-- made conversation among the two of us impossible. Apparently the table next...More

Thank vijaysaxena99
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This place is pretty amazing. Supurb service and beautiful dining room coupled with great menu options combining classic dishes with Asian influences and flavours. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank MXKBrisbane75
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Dined at Yono's after a multi-year absence. The food is still exceptional, with a varied menu of continental and Indonesian cuisine. If there's something you actually want and is not on the menu, Yono's is most likely to be able to fulfill your request. They...More

Thank MikeOstr
Dominick P, Owner at Yono's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Good Morning Mike, Thank you for joining us again after a long absence and for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We are thrilled that you appreciated the cuisine, service, flexibility & beverage program. Is there anything else that we could have...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Took my wife to Yono’s and we had a wonderful evening. This is the place to dine. Not eat dinner. To dine. The ambiance was wonderful, with fine lines, china, crystal and some great smoky jazz live music by a guy who sounded like he...More

Thank Carmine P
Dominick P, Owner at Yono's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Carmine, Thank you for the kind words. We're thrilled that you enjoyed everything and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Four of us went to Yono's for a birthday dinner celebration on a Saturday evening. It was just spectacular! The food is very interestingly prepared and made to order so dietary preferences and issues are easily accommodated. Each course was just perfection, from the appetizers...More

Thank Pat3510
Dominick P, Owner at Yono's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Pat, Thank you very much for dining with us this past Saturday. We are so happy that you and your guests enjoyed the food, ambiance and service in equal measure. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Last night I had the pleasure to be treated to a wonderful evening and meal at Yono's. The ambiance, great staff and pianist set a great stage to enjoy a wonderfully plated meal that was delicious I loved that the soup was brought out and...More

Thank Amy K
Dominick P, Owner at Yono's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Amy, Through our 32 years in business, we have had vegetarian items go on the menu only to come off the menu for lack of sales. We are always happy to create a custom menu not only for vegetarians, but for anyone with any...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

It took a party of 8 2 and 1/2 hours to be served their order. Food was good, service was deplorable

1  Thank willard3
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

While on a trip to the Albany area, we came across a curious restaurant - highly rated gourmet Indonesian cuisine. Other race reviews got our attention, and we always like regional Asian food. Yono's was outstanding in every way: food, setting, service, wine. A big...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Waitress very attentive and patient as we asked for a few minutes to enjoy our cocktail before ordering noting that we needed to be mindful of time before the play. Our meal was great. Salmon for both of us was hot, flavorful and cooked to...More

Thank Saratogatravelgal
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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
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
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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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