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New World Bistro Bar

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300 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1627
+1 518-694-0520
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Delmar, New York
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like it so much we keep on returning with friends and family. Great, creative fusion menu, with all kinds of choices, small plates,vegetarian, gluten free, spice to no spice. It is often crowded especially after the movies. Make a reservation. It is loud so bring your hearing aid. Good beers and nice wine selection.

Thank Terry M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great brunch and dinners. Haven't had a bad meal yet and have had many meals here over the past 5 or more years.

Thank Jennifer M
Blainville, Canada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was quite tasty the portions were just right the temperature was good as well service was good Friendly Smiles very helpful just a little bit overpriced but then again it was worth it will definitely go back and refer families and friends

Thank Rammunu
Niskayuna, New York, United States
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150 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can see why this amazing restaurant has won so many awards in our region and upstate New York. First of all chef Ric Orlando is a familiar face on the Food Network and a champion and competitor on the show "chopped." The restaurant is described as having local pride and global cuisine. Many of their foods are regional, organic... More 

Thank Deborah F
Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 3 people with reservation for dinner Saturday night. I wasn't very hungry so I ordered the pumpkin hummus which was very good. Second dish was the sexy Caesar salad. It should be called the unsexy old salad. I got a large bowl of browning white stalks of romaine lettuce drowning in cheese and a bland dressing ( which... More 

Thank cremebrulee960
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have had so many friends tell me what a great meal they have had there, I can't share in their enthusiasm. I've visited here a half dozen times or so, and it's really been 50/50. I'm in the restaurant business and don't like to trash talk, so I wont. I'm just trying to understand the appeal, and I cant.

Thank Christopher S
Niskayuna, New York
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As frequent visitors to NWB, we were very disappointed when we tried to make a reservation for a group or two small tables, the person on the line would not help us. No times offered. Unwilling to place us, no reason why. Maybe they were booked. Don't know. Perhaps some communication to advise why? We usually look forward to dining... More 

Thank 121617
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a much needed Manhattan, i.e: cosmopolitan, style establishment in an otherwise pedestrian town. Like any restaurant it can be inconsistent visit to visit, but it's still pretty good.

Thank Randy S
Delmar, New York
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

NWBB is always innovative and the food is great. But lately, they have been sneaking hot peppers into more of the dishes without marking it on the menu. For the main dishes, things are clearly marked. A few years ago, they started with red pepper flakes on the warm olives. This last time, hot peppers in the vegetable side. Don't... More 

Thank Richard U
Strasburg, Colorado
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is quite the eclectic restaurant, if you like spicy hot food this is the place for you however you can have just good old fashion meatloaf is well. Oh by the way highly recommend that you have the Gouda stuffed bacon wrapped meatloaf!!!

Thank Rachel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1627
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-694-0520

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