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Crisan Bakery

197 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1377
+1 518-445-2727
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Nov 2017
“Hidden Among History and Art”
9 Jul 2017
“Great Pastries and pies”
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197 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1377
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Who knew we would find this hidden gem in the Albany Institute of History and Art?! The sweet treats we found at the Crisan Bakery made our afternoon complete. After touring the museum, we enjoyed delicious cakes and fresh coffee while chatting about the exhibits....More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I work nearby and go once in a while to the Albany Institute cafe that hosts their retail operations to pick up pastries. The cakes and pies available at their bakery on Lark St are excellent, too, I had their tiramisu cake several times for...More

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We expect Museum cafes to be wonderful and this one does not disappoint. Crisan is a delight! Spectacular pastries are joined by unique and beautifully prepared and served soups and salads. Not to be missed are the delicious gelatos. Kudos to Crusans and The Albany...More

Thank Lorrie14618
Reviewed 29 January 2016

The flavors are great and my mouth waters everytime I think of the desserts I had here. All the cakes we order for any occassion are from Crisan's. Their cakes are sooooperrr :)

Thank s0wmya27
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I've been here more than once to order cakes for different occasions. They have never disappointed with the patterns they come up. They are incredible. I have reccomended them to family who loved them too. Recently we ordered a cake giving them a picture. It...More

Thank Srz9
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Crisan has a really nice European patisserie feel to it. (I believe the owners said they were from Romania.) It is a very small place so it easier to get things to go but they do have some seating and the atmosphere is really nice....More

Thank LeeLafferty
Reviewed 31 October 2014

You really need to try something from here. EVERYTHING I have had was excellent including the gelato.

Thank beemanWinchester
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I can not say enough about Crisan Bakery, you have to go to see for yourself, but I can say it is my favourite Albany haunt. After living in Europe for the past 4 years Crisan is still a valuable stop for me when I...More

1  Thank LiferinLondon
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Very small space. Staff very reserved. Best chocolate croissant I have ever had anywhere (including NY, Paris, and SF). Cakes were good but not great. For what they charge, they should up the quality a notch or bring the price down. But I guess it...More

2  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 8 August 2014

If you are looking for a unique, sophisticated and complex dessert or baked good, I highly recommend Crisan. Whether to spoil yourself on the way home or pick up a treat for that special anniversary or party, you can’t go wrong here. This place is...More

Thank Ventureman83
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Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1377
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-445-2727
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