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Walk on foot, stop and enjoy

Wonderful thoroughfare filled with great restaurants, bistros, shops, and all sorts of interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David S
Albany, New York
No Big Deal

We strolled Lark St at about 1030/1100 hrs on a couple of days and then at about 1930 one evening... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathleen B
Victoria, Canada
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“nice street” (3 reviews)
Albany, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful thoroughfare filled with great restaurants, bistros, shops, and all sorts of interesting people and things.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We strolled Lark St at about 1030/1100 hrs on a couple of days and then at about 1930 one evening. There are a few fun local coffee shops (Stacks Espresso is great!), a couple of restaurants that didn't interest us and some local shops quite...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is exciting to explore Lark Street and feel the artistic, culinary and service orientated entrepreneurs. Ever evolving shops. An interesting walk to view historic architecture and try a new place for a bite to eat, drink excellent coffee, enjoy a drink and shop.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Sadly the street does not live up to expectations. Nice architecture but the shopping was nothing special.

Thank simon p
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is albany's main drag and has a great offering of restaurants and bars for all types. In the summer LARK fest takes over one day.

Thank Koldslaw
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Based on reviews we thought Lark Street was going to be something special. Nope, just a regular old street with a couple of trying-a-bit-too-hard-to-be-funky businesses.

Thank idonotusescreennames
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This was the first 'attraction' we visited and was very disappointing. It's not an attraction at all; you'll see really run down houses and people shouting. I felt uncomfortable walking here around 5-6pm. Do no bother visiting.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great restaurants, great neighborhood, annual Lark Street Fest. is a must! Interesting art, craft, clothing stores.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Some fun clubs and some shops but not many. Good for late night stroll and a bite to eat. A couple of good eateries. Some beautiful buildings around the park - but don't stroll there after dark.

Thank Chiquis926
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Nice street for a stroll, there is an eclectic mix of cafes and restaurants to stop in for a coffee or meal. There are also a number of small shops to investigate. Washington park is around one block away.

Thank sparky268
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Nearby Attractions
New York State Capitol
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.73 km away
New York State Museum
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1.07 km away
Washington Park
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.77 km away
Palace Theatre
145 reviews
1.03 km away
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