About Us

Address:
42 Howard Street, Albany NY 12207

Phone Number:
(518) 449-BEER (2337)

The building is on the corner of Howard Street and Lodge Street, one block from State Street in downtown Albany.

Click here for directions.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday 11AM–12AM
Tuesday 11AM–12AM
Wednesday 11AM–12AM
Thursday 11AM–1AM
Friday 11AM–2AM
Saturday 11AM–2AM
Sunday 11AM–10PM

Brunch on
Saturday & Sunday, 11am to 3pm.

The City Beer Hall is an American beer hall & gastropub housed within downtown Albany’s historic & beautiful old telephone company. Inventive menus focus on locally sourced, seasonal, from-scratch cuisine. Indoor/outdoor seating for lunch, dinner, brunch, & late night. Our Executive Chef, Dimitrios Menagias, has been with us loyally since we opened in 2011. He’s passionate about creating new & exciting menus that combine local ingredients with international inspiration, while staying true to our American gastropub roots.

Featuring some of the best craft beverages in the area; we have 18 rotating beer/cider taps, an extensive can/bottle list, & full bar. If you’re looking for a special brew that’s available in the area, chances are we’re pouring it. Not to mention, guests receive a FREE personal pizza with each beer/cocktail purchased! If you’re not looking to stay long, we offer beer to-go in growlers or cans.

Our Main Hall is a great location to host a lively group dinner, enjoy a cozy first date by the fireplace, or simply meet some friends for happy hour & a free pizza. Our huge outdoor patio is perfect for a sunny brunch or late night cocktail under the stars. Friday & Saturday late night our second level turns into a dance floor with a live DJ & drink specials.

We’re always hosting new & exciting events throughout the year which center around great beer, exceptional food, & a close connection with our community. Keep an eye out for our beer pairing dinners, tap takeovers, off premise pop-ups, live music (no cover charge, ever), weekly promotions, & semi-annual parties.

Private parties welcome! If you’re looking for a spot to celebrate a special occasion, host a meeting, etc. we have several unique areas in which we hold private events. We can accommodate 15-200 guests. For inquiries, please email Events@thecitybeerhall.com.

Free Parking is available in the PBA lot across the street on the corner of Howard St & Lodge St (after 5pm weekdays, all day Saturday & Sunday). Stop by for a pint & a bite today!