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Things to do in Albany

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“An awesome brewery featuring tons of award-winning beers. This place is always lively (and crowded) over the weekends, but it's worth a visit.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Just a block away, this outdoor beer garden features Brazilian food is a relaxing, casual atmosphere. Kid and dog friendly.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“This place has excellent tapas and is in a lovely neighborhood!Solano ave in Albany ca lovely neighborhood. Solans ave in Albany ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cozy dive bar with friendly clientele and bartenders. Drinks are inexpensive and there's usually a taco truck that serves great food parked in the parking lot.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Lots of nice restaurants, cafe's, movie theater, sweet place to go for a Sunday stroll”
  • 31 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Another deep dish pizza place, this time with the more classic cornmeal crust. Some prefer Little Star to Zachary's. It's a tough choice and a matter of taste. You can't go wrong with either. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“One of the best kept secrets in this area (maybe not such a secret!;). You'll need a reservation.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“NY style pizza by the slice or whole pizza with delicious toppings. And it's so close! We love this place. Have a cannoli for dessert!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious Bi Bim Bop, busy Korean spot featuring a large menu specializing in hot & cold rice bowls with vegan options. Family time is from 5:30-6:30, very kid friendly food and environment...then the grown ups come out $$”
  • 18 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Love their pancakes. Indoor and outdoor seating. Get there early to get a table.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Good sushi within walking distance. They're open until 10pm, so this is a good option if you get in late. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“A family-style bowling center who pride ourselves for being family-friendly, clean, active in our community, and a great choice for family entertainment. Albany bowl is unique with 3 separate sides. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Music Venue
“I go swing dancing here but they host all kinds of music and cultural events”
  • 18 locals recommend
Cinema
“It has art films and foreign films. Street parking is available within a couple of blocks.”
  • 16 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great white cloth tables. Nice wine and food. Close to home. Take the Ohlone path and make a right on Gilman you will see the Restaurant on your left after some other less fancy restaurants. Also there is a Food and Beer Brazilian one if you make a left at Gilman instead of a right”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“An Asian supermarket chain carrying imported specialty foods from all over the world. Great variety of selections such as meat, seafood, produce & baked goods.There are shops, restaurants, boutiques, and hair & beauty salons. The Asian Pearl Seafood Restaurant is popular amongst family diners & Dim Sum.”
  • 10 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“An awesome brewery featuring tons of award-winning beers. This place is always lively (and crowded) over the weekends, but it's worth a visit.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Just a block away, this outdoor beer garden features Brazilian food is a relaxing, casual atmosphere. Kid and dog friendly.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“This place has excellent tapas and is in a lovely neighborhood!Solano ave in Albany ca lovely neighborhood. Solans ave in Albany ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Another deep dish pizza place, this time with the more classic cornmeal crust. Some prefer Little Star to Zachary's. It's a tough choice and a matter of taste. You can't go wrong with either. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“One of the best kept secrets in this area (maybe not such a secret!;). You'll need a reservation.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“NY style pizza by the slice or whole pizza with delicious toppings. And it's so close! We love this place. Have a cannoli for dessert!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Bi Bim Bop, busy Korean spot featuring a large menu specializing in hot & cold rice bowls with vegan options. Family time is from 5:30-6:30, very kid friendly food and environment...then the grown ups come out $$”
  • 18 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Love their pancakes. Indoor and outdoor seating. Get there early to get a table.”
  • 22 locals recommend

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