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Ralph's Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, American,
1328 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5227
+1 518-489-8290
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“wings” (28 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
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1328 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5227
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here often over the years for the eggplant. Last time ordered an eggplant torpedo and removed it from the blah hotdog type roll it is now served with. Used to be crispy Italian bread. This time a thin layer of mush with a...More

Thank Geri D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate at this establishment on a referral from the hotel I was staying at. There’s two parts. Pub on one side restaurant on the other. I wanted a relaxing dinner. Was sat at the table directly beside hostess station looking out front window. Both the...More

Thank mbrunet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a place that could accommodate a large group (approx. 15 to 20 people) and we needed it quick. We called Ralph's and they said come right in. They were ready for us and sat us down right away. The menu is excellent. They...More

Thank Constance F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended to us for dinner. I was skeptical about going to a bar for great food. Read the reviews and what can I say. It’s the real deal. Very nice people great service and the food.... wow !! Go here I’m telling you....More

1  Thank doncoldwater
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

As advertised, this place has terrific wings. Moist, plump, not deep fried, not crispy. Very flavorful. Less impressed with the standard 10 cut square pizza. Peppers were bitter, sauce unexceptional, crust so so. Come for the wings.

Thank Dadmanly
Reviewed 8 January 2018

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 January 2018

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 28 December 2017 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 22 December 2017 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 21 December 2017 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
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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
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
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
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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