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Yono's Restaurant

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25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733 (Sheridan Avenue)
+1 518-436-7747
17:30 - 22:00
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125 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Super expensive for the town, turns out the owners are Indonesian and Italian, which meant that the food choices ended up a little mixed. We wanted traditional Indonesian food but other than the Bakmi and the Nasi goreng, the dishes were mostly western dishes with some Indonesian touches, it was very expensive fried rice and noodles. I will not recommend... More 

Thank Bwkuah
Albany, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Besides the first class restaurant they serve lunch in Pernomo's the bar/cafe . The food is always perfectly prepared, presented and served. The staff are superbly professional, helpful, courteous. I have been there at least a dozen times, and will be there again next week.

Thank quinnprof
Albany, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I was invited to Yono's by a friend, the restaurant is high end and fancy, the portions are very small, surprisingly small honestly, but every bite is delicious. The menu has a little bit of everything, my favorite food of all time is lobster bisque and they make an amazing one. As the main course, I ordered the Orecchiette pasta... More 

Thank beccaday
Albany, New York
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, first class chef, elegant venue, perfect for special occasions and for date night. Love the appetizers.

Thank David S
Windham, New York
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wonderful food and service. Competitive with best restaurants in Manhattan. Great wine list. Service was truly exceptional. Highly recommend this restaurant if in Albany.

Thank Kevin M
Loudonville, New York
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Having eaten at almost all of Chef Yono's creations/re-creations (Robinson Square to Armory Garage [yes, a restaurant in the car dealership] to his latest in the Hampton Inn), he never misses a beat in serving exquisite food with top notch service and attention. The Capital District is lucky to have a man of Yono Purnomo's character and talents, coupled with... More 

Thank Frank P
new york
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91 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This restaurant is located in the Hampton Inn and Suites on Chapel Street.Wasn't sure if I would like the cuisine; however, I gave it a try, The Indonesian noodles were stir fried and with just the right amount of spice.

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Watervliet, New York
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2 reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Everything about this restaurant was bad. From the chatty waiter who couldn't stop talking to us and never letting us talk among each other, to the super-extra-small servings, to the plain, dry dessert to the awful parking lot across the street. Just stay clear.

Thank AndrewKerno
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584 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

There is no doubt that this is a top notch restaurant. The service is impeccable and the food is inventive and very well presented. The menu might not appeal to everyone , and it might sound too fancy for some palates but once you have eaten here you will be surprised that you have never tried it. It is a... More 

Thank ReddyBro
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I live in New York City and visit my mom occasionally in Albany. This visit we were celebrating my mom's 86th birthday so we wanted to pick someplace special. The usual offerings in the area have always been adequate, but nothing to write home about. My husband went on Open Table and wondered why we had never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$43
American, Indonesian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210-2733
    (Sheridan Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-436-7747
Yono's has been Albany's premiere World Class restaurant for almost 30 years. Owned & operated by Chef Yono, Donna & Dominick Purnomo, the intimate, elegant split level dining room has recently been updated and is elegantly appointed with neutral colors, bronzed mirrors, a large fireplace, crystal chandelier, and stunning floral displays. Chef Yono Purnomo presents an innovative menu of blending French Technique, Asian Influence & American Ingredients. Award Winning Chef Sommelier Dominick Purnomo offers a wine list with some 1000 labels representing every major wine growing region in the world. Let the Yono's 4 star service staff anticipate your needs, while you experience luxury and elegance of a bygone era. Located adjacent to Yono's, is dp An American Brasserie, a decidedly more casual alternative.

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