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Provence - Albany

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Stuyvesant Plaza Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203 (Fuller Road)
+1 518-689-7777
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 16:30 - 20:30
Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Albany, New York
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is probably overlooked as a place for Thanksgiving Dinner but IT is excellent!! Price fixed menu for Thanksgiving Dinner $44.95/person which includes Appetizer, Entrée, Dessert!!! I had Duck breast with brandied cherries, my Wife had the Beef Fillet both were very good!!

Thank Douglas M
Brockport, New York
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220 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were there on a quiet Wednesday night; the service was excellent and the food well above average. Scallops perfectly cooked and the fish in the seafood bisque was not over-cooked. Soup and 2 tapas was plenty of food and all hit the spot. (The tapas was a little too greasy but the flavor was great.) The menu was inventive... More 

Thank David N
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575 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We have eaten at the tables here and been disappointed , eating at the bar provided better service and a bar menu that is more appealing to us. The dinner menu is too pricey for the food served. Conversely the bar menu is a bargain . It was tasty and interesting. Bartender was professional and efficient . Enjoyed our visit... More 

Thank ReddyBro
Pennington, New Jersey
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411 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Was on a work trip and this was close to my hotel near the university. I had the small Steak-Frit which is a charcoal grilled Hanger Steak with Sauce Bordelaise, Seasonal Vegetables & Fries. A Soup de Jour and a Chat La Grave wine. The meal was good and server Sara was nice.

Thank KidLove
Niskayuna, New York
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205 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were there with a small group-6- for dinner and had a variety of small plates, salads and mains. The soup of the day was asparagus but had no flavor of asparagus or any seasonings. Some of the salads came out without dressing. Mains were good but not great and considering the quality it was overpriced. Our server unfortunately couldn't... More 

Thank Heidi D
New York
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142 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The last couple times I'ver been to Provence I vowed that I wouldn't return. This time I arrived thinking maybe it will be better at lunch than the last couple times I've had dinner there. It wasn't. Potato tarragon soup was the consistency and color of dishwater. I don't know what dishwater tastes like, but I can report that the... More 

Thank Keenefleet
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Food was very good although portions were a little on the smaller side. Service was also very good. We sat in the back but while passing through the front of the house it was obvious that it was tight quarters in the seating department. I've been told that they have a very good jazz night I will be back to... More 

Thank Matt S
Albany, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ate inside with a jazz trio playing at an appropriate volume. I started with the Beet & Endive Salad (Candied Walnuts, Pears, Roquefort & Mustard Vinaigrette) which was excellent. As it looked like I licked the plate clean our very good server remarked that I obviously didn't like the salad. I had the striped bass special (also excellent) and... More 

Thank Keith R
Watervliet, New York
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I went a few days ago (It's now 8/18/16). I have to say that Ryan is an attentive waiter. I introduced myself to one of the cooks, a Hispanic guy from New York City who has cooked for Chinese restaurants down there. I liked that Provence gave me a chance to sample French food, which I had not down in... More 

Thank SeanH857
Hagaman, New York
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great ambiance, very good food, and attentive waitstaff. A friend and I went for a Friday Happy Hour after a conference, and we enjoyed the tapas menu and wine. It was a very enjoyable experience, and I would like to go for dinner in the near future.

Thank Dawn R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mediterranean, French
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stuyvesant Plaza Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
    (Fuller Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-689-7777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?