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Albany Pump Station CH Evans Brewing Co.

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19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207
+1 518-447-9000
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of foods and drinks. The ceilings are really high, nice place to eat and drink at, and the wait staff is friendly. I'd come back.

Thank C C
Saugerties, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there today for lunch. I love the building in and out. High ceilings, very cool place for crowds. Good bar scene but we just had lunch, Blue cheese burger was good but too well done. Be clear to make it rare. Fries were very good, may have been frozen though. Wife had chicken and mango sandwich and she liked... More 

Thank bruce t
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some time to kill while in Albany so went to this restaurant in a renovated factory turned-into-a-brewery for lunch. Good food (had the veggie burger - menu said it was homemade and seemed so - not the greatest I have ever had but well above average), moderately priced, interesting decor - you can literally watch the work of the... More 

Thank John C
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Known as the Pump Station, this is a great place to enjoy a booth or sit by the fire or at the bar. The brews are well-received, and the menu has enough variety for just about everyone you may go with.

Thank Stacy P
Clayton, United States
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there because I like old buildings with character and my father and grandfather were firefighters. The building has a lot of the old charm from the days it was used as a fire department. The waiter was knowledgeable in both the building and the types of beer and origin. I was impressed. Food arrived quickly and was spaced... More 

Thank RiverT24
Albany, New York
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372 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I was here for lunch however, I understand from friends this is a good location for dinner as well. I have not been here for dinner just lunch. Yesterday was a return trip for me to this restaurant having been away from this area of the city due to my schedule. I met a friend her and we had a... More 

Thank Bob C
Hopewell Junction, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour of the Albany Pump Station. Having the Owner provide the history was excellent, along with a very informative tour from Chris. Tasting was perfect as we were able to try many of their special brews. We followed our tour with lunch. A very enjoyable afternoon!

Thank fred3tom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My daughter and I went for a weekend lunch and the place was hopping! We arrived just as a tour of the brewery was beginning. I had the beer battered fish and chips and received two HUGE fillets, crispy, flaky, steaming hot. The "chips" were really good too, however they were pretty greasy -- they have a coating on them.... More 

Thank Donna R
Albany, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

After mass yesterday, a friend, was kind enough to take me to the Pump Station, in Albany, where I must admit I haven't visited in ages. It was superb! Our server, Courtney couldn't have been nicer, and very accommodating. It was relaxing and delicious. Just loved the whole lunch, and even took some home for dinner. Excellent in every way,... More 

Thank Suzanne T
Centereach, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We went to Angelo's 667 Prime and didn't feel the love. We were a little under dressed and felt a little out of place when we were told that if we walked about another block and a half we'd love a place called the Pump Station. We took the advice and were thoroughly glad we did. Great atmosphere, service, food,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-447-9000
C. H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station, Albany’s premier location for food and hand crafted beer. With up to 10 in-house brews to choose from, The Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover.

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