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J & A Prep Kitchen - CLOSED

Crossgates Mall, 1 Crossgates Mall Road, Albany, NY
+1 518-869-8077
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
6 Jan 2014
“Quiet Dinner”
31 Dec 2013
“Won't go back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
Crossgates Mall, 1 Crossgates Mall Road, Albany, NY
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We went during the Christmas shopping season. Since it's at the other end of a very busy mall and we could get in on a Friday night that probably should have told me something. The menu has changed so much since the name changed. Our...More

Thank IBJosey
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Been going since it opened and its a place my teenage gran kids actually enjoyed and they are very particular. Went yesterday for lunch , we got there at around noon, we ordered appetizers, spring rolls and mozz sticks and after about 10 minutes our...More

Thank konwakeri
Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

So disappointed! When this place first opened (changed from Hoolihan's) it was one of our favorites! Admittedly, have not been here in a few years.. We ordered the so cal fish tacos $10.95 for two small cold marginal fish tacos.. And the artichoke dip.. VERY...More

Thank Diann S
Reviewed 17 December 2013

They are a little slow with the service and the food was just okay. It was neither good nor bad - just average. Nothing really stood as either way. We were there on a Monday afternoon and there was no real rush to wait on...More

Thank cebgel
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Stopped by for lunch while Christmas shopping. Very pleasantly surprised for a mall restaurant! Nice, varied menu. Onion soup and pulled pork lunch special $7.99. Great diner entrées, eggpla t, stir fry. All the time I thought this was a typical mall restaurant. Was I...More

Thank Nancy2154
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Stopped in to an almost-empty restaurant Sat late afternoon, had 1/2 hour to kill before a movie in Crossgates. Ordered coffee. The hostess strutted around shouting at people, "Don't question my authority - ever again !!" 20 minutes later, no coffee, we gave up and...More

Thank UsuallyEasyTPlease
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Stopped in tonight after the movie, our waiter was Taylor and he was fantastic!!!The food was presented well and very good, I had the turkey ruben and my grandaughters had the buffalo chicken wrap, def our new favorite place!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank konwakeri
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Went for lunch at this place at Crossgates Mall. Mistake Number 1 ordered an iced tea... little did i know they were $2.95 annd weak as a kitten. Mistake Number 2 the corned beef sandwich special, the double rye bread was hard as a rock...More

Thank Sparkle D
Reviewed 25 November 2012

This is the newest inhabitant to this corner spot near the movie theater. Dropped in at 6:30 on a Saturday night after the movie, and seated with no wait, not a good sign! Our waiter was obviously beat and shared with us that he had...More

Thank Rhapsodyinblue
Reviewed 13 November 2012

The food is delicious, and the presentation of the food is especially lovely. "Fancy looking"/ tasty food for a decent price. The location is in the mall, directly across from the movie theater, so it's perfect for date night or girls' night out. We will...More

Thank LouieBB
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  • Address: Crossgates Mall, 1 Crossgates Mall Road, Albany, NY (Formerly Houlihans)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-869-8077
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