Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Albany, according to Tripadvisor

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July 27, 2022
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Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Albany, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness. And when it comes to the most important meal of the day, few people are on the fence about their favorite go-to spots. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants for breakfast in Albany on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#27. Starbucks

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 62 New Scotland Ave Hilton Garden Inn at Albany Medical Ctr, Albany, NY 12208-3466
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#26. Charter Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 40 Lodge Street Hilton Hotel, Albany, NY 12207
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#25. Denny's

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 114 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
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#24. Starbucks

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (29 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 10 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-2702
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#23. Gateway-Diner Inc

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (117 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 899 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1301
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#22. Starbucks

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $
- Address: 243 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1114
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#21. The French Press Cafe & Creperie

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, French
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 138 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2215
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#20. Wired Coffee & Bagel

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 652 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1125
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#19. Betty Boops Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 115 Philip Street, Albany, NY 12202
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#18. Ria's Bistro

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 113 State St, Albany, NY 12207-1652
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#17. Farmer Boy Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (55 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1975 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4501
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#16. Colonie Diner

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 1890 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4223
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#15. Daily Grind Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 204 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1309
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#14. Jack's Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 547 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-2214
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#13. Peaches Cafe

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (160 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1475 Western Ave Stuyvensant Plaza, Albany, NY 12203-3520
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#12. Cafe Madison

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (27 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 359 Northern Blvd, Albany, NY 12204-1001
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#11. Madison's End Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1108 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2276
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#10. Uncommon Grounds Coffee

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 1235 Western Ave Ste 5, Albany, NY 12203-3350
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#9. Pearl Street Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (81 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 40 N Pearl St (Corner of Pine and Pearl ST.), Albany, NY 12207-2847
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#8. Illusive Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3 Ferry St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2707
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#7. Wellington's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (127 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 144 State St, Albany, NY 12207-1605
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#6. Capital City Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (181 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1709 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4411
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#5. Cider Belly Doughnuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (81 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Price: $
- Address: 25 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-2701
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#4. Skyline Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
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#3. Professor Java's Coffee Sanctuary

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (143 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 217 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1114
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#2. Cafe Madison

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (147 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1108 Madison Ave Ste 1, Albany, NY 12208-2276
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#1. Iron Gate Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (289 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2304
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