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Reel Seafood Company

195 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1157
+1 518-458-2068
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
195 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1157
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wanted to take my husband for seafood for his birtgday dinner. After reading reviews online, I made reservations here. Good decision! The menu just changed for spring/summer, and there were so many choices (including non- seafood for those who want something else). We started...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found The Reel Seafood Company to be an excellent seafood restaurant. From the service to the food, we were very pleased with every aspect of our meal.

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I were craving seafood and sadly there really aren't any good places here (not surprising because we don't live by the ocean). Besides fried fish places, chains and overly fancy places, this really is the only option. After reading some reviews we...More

Thank Laines M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reel Seafood is locally owned and operated. It is a gem to me because I love fish and seafood. Sometimes I like fresh fish grilled simply. Other times I want sauce and spices, perhaps with pasta. It all starts with a beautiful new decor, experienced...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to have Sunday brunch while in Albany and went to Reel Seafood-what a surprise. This is definitely not your typical Wolfe Road eatery, e.g., chain restaurant. Reel Seafood itself is very nice, not overly large, not noisy, just plain comfortable. The brunch menu...More

Thank Ira C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was a high-class restaurant, I have never been to a place like this and it was just delicious. I would definitely go back again and again. The food that I ordered was incredible and the drinks were delicious and the atmoshphere.

Thank emilypM789PV
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went here for a HH. they had oysters on the hlaf shell for $12 a dozen.. fresh and amazing taste. They were carefully opened and cleaned without draining off all the brine.. add a bit of vinager and cocktail sauce.. really good. we had 2...More

2  Thank Jade12188
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We love seafood restaurants. We got rolls with two choices of butter, unfortunately they we very hard to tear apart. My wife had crab cake blt and she said it was good. We had NE Clam Chowder that came at best room temperature. We both...More

Thank Gary V
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Went to the Reel Seafood Company for a large group business dinner. They had a private room for our party of about 22 people, that was very comfortable and convenient. Service staff was extremely helpful and our food arrived in short order. I had the...More

Thank MollsMom
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Recently traveled to Albany, NY for a conference located near Wolfe Road and had the chance to dine here. Service, selection and quality were outstanding. The Raw Bar had many fresh, delicious selections and the meals were fantastic! I will return!

Thank Molly L
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How do you prepare whole lobster? Boiled, steamed or microwave -- or a combination?
19 August 2016|
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Response from bruce t | Reviewed this property |
why are you asking people who eat, why not ask a chef?
Do You serve scotch?
15 July 2016|
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Response from buckroy | Reviewed this property |
Well, yeah......
Harriet L
Do you have gluten-free options?
23 May 2016|
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Response from Doctor_MSyracuse_NY | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I called ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1157
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-458-2068
  • E-mail