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Ralph's Tavern

€€ - €€€Italian, American,
1328 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5227
+1 518-489-8290
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (26 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1328 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5227
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night in the neighboring Marriott, and this was the only dining option. Due to the holiday season the restaurant was full of locals. The waitresses were very good, fast and effective on the job. The interior needs an update, but is not...More

Thank Natalia_X193
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and her family took me to this restaurant and I had spaghetti with meat sauce and italian sausage and it was wonderful. The place was full and quite a cosy setting. The menu contain many choices but I had a hankering for Italian...More

Thank C9928JSjimb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I atmosphere was dark and dingy. The food was fair nothing great. My food was cold. When the bartender, Susie, gave my husband the bill while I was in the bathroom there was a wine on the bill I never ordered. I wouldn’t go back—...More

Thank lisamane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A cold night in Colonie, I arrived hungry. The Cod Dinner was quite good, The Italian wine was excellent! The caring woman server was The Best part of my cold first night in town!

1  Thank insider
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ralph’s is a bit of an institution , been there years as has the decor! Dim lighting does not help. If you like huge portion then this is the place to go as long as you don’t mind the fairly cool temperature and uninspiring decor...More

Thank Judith6591
Reviewed 9 November 2017

You can't go wrong with any meal you order here. The food is amazing no matter what dish you decide to enjoy. All waitstaff is wonderful. If you are a regular, they even try to get you your "regular" seat--and they remember what your "usual"...More

Thank BKZK
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Ralphs has been there forever and we have been going there for years,great homemade type food,never a dissappointment

1  Thank P E
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We went in at a little early time to get some dinner. We were greeted promptly by a young lady (Michelle) and we ordered drinks. I ordered Yungling and Lisa ordered Pepsi . While she went to get the drinks we looked over the extensive...More

Thank Electorny
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went at lunch hour on a work day. Service was good, Ordered linguini with clams and red sauce. (What I have ordered in the past) Portions were large enough for 2 meals. Food was great.

Thank steveredler
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had to return to Ralph's to see if the hot wings were still The Best. They are! Crisp and hot. Style is local pub. This is not a tourist spot but if you are using the Albany Airport, it is right down the street.

Thank Linda K
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Colleen D
1 February 2017|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are some gluten free options on the menu
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Rosanne S
26 October 2016|
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Response from Thomas B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roseanne, I'm not sure why your question was sent to me. I'm just a reviewer. TripAdvisor won't let me give you a link to Ralph's website but you can find the site by doing a search of ralphstaverninc. The site tells... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1328 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5227
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-489-8290
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