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Jack’s Oyster House

Jack's Oyster House is praised as "Albany's Greatest Restaurant Legend" and the area's "Best Restaurant of the Century!"

About Jack’s Oyster House

Jack’s Oyster House has been embedded in Albany’s landscape for over a century. Jack Rosenstein opened Jack’s Oyster House in 1913 at the corner of Beaver and Green streets. In 1937 Rosenstein shifted the restaurant several blocks north to its present location at the foot of State Street, a short walk down the hill from the New York State Capitol Building.

Further, this 150-seat restaurant continues to wow patrons with their cuisine!


Jack’s Oyster House offers lunch and dinner menus. Additionally, their feature items pay homage history and future of Jack’s through chef inspired seasonal ingredients. To view the full menu, visit here.


At Jack’s Oyster House, happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 4:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. This entails $5 house wines, $5 pours on select draft beers, and an exclusive happy hour food menu!

Jack’s Oyster House can accommodate parties up to 135 guests. Whether it be an anniversary, a birthday, or just a meal out, Jack’s has you covered for the perfect event. To plan your event, visit here.

Take Amtrak to Jack’s Oyster House

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

Rent a car with Enterprise! Pick up your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Albany-Rensselaer Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Albany-Rensselaer office today at: 518-472-1111