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The Standard Restaurant & Lounge

££ - £££American, ,
1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203-5368
+1 518-452-7007
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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10:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203-5368
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steaks and food was cool/cold. Service was extremely slow. Sat down at 7:15. Entree served at 8:20. Used to be an excellant restaurant. Won't be returning. Not at $94 per couple!

Thank floatingbarge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Business dinner here the other night, ordered the peppercorn steak medium rare and it was more medium but I wasn't going to send it back. Need more choices for red wine by the glass. They can accommodate big parties as there was 20 of us....More

Thank Clarkvara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place can be a step back in time, since they tend to play '40s music throughout, but I enjoyed my meal. Service was prompt and attentive. The garden salad was good, although you have to cut the pieces up and mix it yourself. The...More

Thank JPP58
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have been at The Standard with my husband for a Date Night, with my girlfriends for Girls Night Out and with the family (including children). I recommend making a reservation to cut down on wiat time. We were seated promptly. Service was good and...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We were shopping at crossgate malls and just want to settle for dinner at the same place, without driving to another locations. They serve nice American food, the fried buffalo chicken wrap was ok. Food was ok, service was ok, just an average restaurant

Thank SsLun
Reviewed 5 January 2018

My friend and I decided to have a drink at the bar before going to our table. It was happy hour so my wine was very reasonably priced. My friend didn't specify that she wanted a house wine. Hers was double the price of mine....More

Thank starshine1952
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Love the food here. The service can be hit or miss. We have had the same gentleman a few times and he is attentive and welcoming but not overly annoying. The lobster bisque is a purée with a little lobster on top, and tastes more...More

Thank Bridgetmgc
Reviewed 26 December 2017

You just can't go wrong with a meal or drinks at the Standard. Unique retro Hollywood theme, exquisite meals and pleasant, happy and attentive servers.

Thank Albany_Traveler23
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Food was average, had the fish, was a bit over cooked and sauce was just ok. I also had the chocolate lava cake that is supposed to come hot so the sauce pours out, it came room temperature. The waitress asked if I liked it...More

Thank Leslierapp
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Love this Restaurant. Chicken.and Mushroom Farfalle or the Skirt steak for me!! Audrey Hepburn Martini and I'm a happy girl!!! Highly recommend this place. Don't be deceived!!! Its in a Mall but it by far one of the best restaurants in Albany!!!

Thank Maryann P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203-5368
  • Public Transportation: Walking Distance from the CDTA Crossgates Mall stop.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-452-7007
The Standard is known for its straightforward, classic American cuisine, prepared using home-cooking techniques with fresh, local ingredients purchased daily. The Standard’s menu features over 100 items that will be sure to have something for everyone. “Our menu revolves around ‘classics’ or ‘standards’ restaurant goers have come to know and love, yet with our own unique twist; upscale comfort food. We have popular & unique appetizers ranging from Macaroni & Cheese to our signature entrees such as Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon and “Forever” Braised Short Ribs. In addition, we offer a variety of fresh chopped salads and gourmet sandwiches.
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