Albany Pump Station

Albany’s premier location for food and hand crafted beer with up to 12 in-house brews, all housed in a historic pump station.

Photo Courtesy of Andrew Frey

Food and Drink

Albany Pump Station is Albany’s premier location for food and hand crafted beer. The Pump Station has up to 12 in-house brews to choose from at any time and offers to-go growlers and crowlers. A popular local restaurant and brewpub, Albany Pump Station offer specials every day and their Executive Chef is always dreaming up something different and exciting! The main menu is always available as well as two soups, one vegetarian, that are always prepared with the freshest ingredients.

The History

Experience the history and atmosphere that makes the Albany Pump Station one of Albany’s most unique venues.

Albany Pump Station began three generations ago in the Evans family. The original brewery was built in Hudson, NY in 1786 and continued production until prohibition in 1920. The brewery created award winning ales well known in the Northeast and were even exported to England and France.

The brewery bottled its own beer in Hudson at one of the country’s earliest bottling facilities and also malted much of their own grain in their malt houses at the Hudson facility. Neil Evans revived this rich heritage with the Albany Pump Station.

Albany Pump Station resides within a pumphouse building complex that is part of Quackenbush Square. The building itself was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. When Neil Evans restarted his family brewing operation in the building, he renovated the space but insisted on retaining its industrial ambiance. Guests will find the building’s historical significance preserved, making for a unique atmosphere.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 11:30 A.M to 11:00 P.M, Kitchen hours: 11:30 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.

Friday & Saturday: 11:30 A.M – 12:00 A.M., Kitchen hours 11:30 A.M to 11:00 P.M.

Sunday: 12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Kitchen hours: 12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

“Appetizers were fantastic, beer was even better, and the service was phenomenal. Stayed through happy hour and ended up there until 9pm.”

—Christina C., Yelp

Take Amtrak to Albany Pump Station

Experience Albany Pump Station via Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Station in Albany-Rensselaer—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Albany-Rensselaer Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Albany-Rensselaer office today at: 518-472-1111.

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