With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Albany. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Albany’s best lunches. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!
Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Albany and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Zagat had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The restaurants you see have been featured in Zagat - 9 Bay Area Chains We Love. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.
Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.