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TGI Friday's

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American, Bar, Pub
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1475 Western Ave Ste 40A, Albany, NY 12203-3520
+1 518-489-1661
11:00 - 01:00
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East Greenbush, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Honestly it's not often we go out for lunch. When we do (like today) it's generally a half day at work due to the upcoming holiday. We always sit at the bar for both great service and good conversation. Today we arrived at about 1pm. It's Good Friday so we found a seat easily. One side of the bar was... More 

Thank msandie
Troy, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

If u want to wait all night for dinner to be served, then eat at TGIF's. We asked our waitress for plates for the appetizers and she never brought them. We had to get them ourselves. We had the second round of appetizers almost a half hour later, and also neglected to clear our table of the used plates. Endless... More 

Thank joetonyjr
Ballston Spa, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Made reservations for dinner on a Saturday night at 5... service was terrible, very long wait to get drinks and to get food. There was a family who came in after us, sat down, and got up and left after not seeing a waitress for 15 minutes. I do have to say, my burger was delicious! But we had to... More 

Thank GwendolynBres
Westchester, NY
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our chicken quesadilla had very little chicken in it, the french onion soup had a few pieces of bread with a little cheese on top, not covering the whole top as is customary. Cobb salad not as good as previously

Thank Bjlaskdrf
Athens, New York
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Poor service from the kitchen. Servers tried hard to compensate but it was a terrible wait for not much. Food was not good. Next time we will go to Bountiful Bread.

Thank catskill2016
Albany, New York
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81 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have been here a few time and the food was not good at all. But over the last few weeks they have stepped up to the plate and have made things right. Went there 8/31 for a business meeting and had no issues at all. The service was great and the food was awesome. I will be going back... More 

Thank Sean Q
Liverpool, New York
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We went there to celebrate my granddaughter's 6th birthday. We ordered our meals and waited 40 minutes for our food with 5 children under 10. Three meals had to be returned. I ordered my food without onions because of a food allergy. It came with onions. My granddaughter order pasta. It was over microwaved. When she put her fork into... More 

1 Thank Scarborough04074
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Seated at 1:30pm for lunch on Friday August 5th. Waited 10 minutes...nobody came. Asked hostess where service was. Indifferent response. Waited another 5 minutes. Left and went to the Recovery Room. Waited on right away. Shame on TGIF. Won't be back again.

Thank bphelan99
Rensselaer, New York, United States
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222 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

On a whim, we decided to meet people here for dinner as it was a convenient location for them. Mind you, we hadn't been into the restaurant since the late '90's when the bar was packed full, music was loud, wait staff wore all kind of pins on their uniforms and the decor was alot to look at. It was... More 

1 Thank DeborahL428
Oneonta, New York
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Rude from the beginning. The hostess was new and she was very nice but couldn't find anyone willing to help her seat. (There were at least 2 girls standing right there). When she seated us we asked if there was a booth and a girl who worked there and was sitting at a table eating yelled "there aren't any available"... More 

1 Thank Ashley B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Western Ave Ste 40A, Albany, NY 12203-3520
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-489-1661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?