Mr. D's Restaurant & Lounge

Mr. D's Restaurant & Lounge

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Hours
Sun
7:00 am - 4:30 pm7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat
7:00 am - 4:00 pm7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Ratings and reviews
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Service
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.9 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
$20.00 – $65.00
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
meals, features
Menu

Breakfast Specialties
Challah French Toast
thickly sliced Challah bread, warm maple syrup, whipped sweet butter
US$10.00
The Classic Breakfast
two eggs any style, breakfast potatoes, your choice of bacon or sausage, and choice of English muffin or toast
US$12.00
Eggs Benedict
two poached eggs on a toasted English muffin, Canadian bacon, Hollandaise sauce, served with breakfast potatoes
US$14.00
The King Breakfast
two eggs any style, bacon, sausage, three silver dollar pancakes
US$14.00
Mr. D's Skillet Breakfast
scrambled eggs, diced potatoes, peppers, onions, sausage, bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes and cheddar cheese, served in a cast iron skillet with your choice of English muffin or toast
US$14.00
Bagel & Lox
thinly sliced smoked Norwegian salmon, onions, tomatoes, cream cheese, toasted bagel
US$15.00
Sourdough Breakfast Sandwich
sugar rubbed bacon, New York cheddar, arugula, medium fried egg, sourdough bread served with breakfast potatoes
US$12.00
Eggs & Omelets
Omelet
Three egg omelet, breakfast potatoes and your choice of english muffin or toast. Choose spanish, western or create your own omelet with a choice of three fillings: ham, bacon, sausage, tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach, onions, green peppers, olives or choice of cheese. for additional fillings above three choices, add $1.50 per vegetable or cheese, add $2 per meat
US$11.00
Sub Egg Whites
US$3.00
Two Eggs
two eggs any style, breakfast potatoes and your choice of English muffin or toast
US$9.00
The Healthful
two poached eggs, cottage cheese, sliced fruit, whole grain toast and your choice of juice
US$10.00

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About
Located inside Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel with contemporary design, a seasonal fireplace and complimentary WiFi. Serving a delicious modern American menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner from veteran Executive Chef Michael St. John C.E.C. Happy Hour is 4:30-6:30PM daily, with small plates specials and $2 off draft beers, wines by the glass and specialty cocktails. Our Weekend Brunch is available Saturdays and Sundays, reservations are recommended.
PRICE RANGE
$20.00 – $65.00
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles211 reviews
Excellent
194
Very good
11
Average
3
Poor
1
Terrible
2
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Catherine B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 couples
Great place for a nice meals for couples, business meeting or nice family meal. We’ve been stranded in Albany at the Desmond due to flight cancellations for 3 days. The bright spot has been the fantastic meals at Mr. D’s Restaurant at the Desmond. We’ve now had multiple breakfast, lunch and dinners here. All of our meals were excellent. For lunch today, our server Tammara, provided superb, friendly service and Chef Dave and Todd served a scrumptious hummous creation with grilled pita that was almost too pretty to eat. The chicken salad sandwich on a fresh baked croissant with sweet potato fries was large and delicious. The chicken francaise and the fresh goat cheese salad with grilled chicken are another hit. If you’re in Albany, skip the national chain restaurants and for the same price have a superior meal with superior service in a lovely restaurant.
Written 16 March 2023
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Bernard M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 none
Everything about this place was good. The food, the atmosphere, the service, along with reasonable prices made for a great expereince. As far as staff is concerned the following staff should be recognised: Chef Dave Deena, the Waitress Danny the Bus Boy I had many meals prepared and served by these folks over the course of three stays in two months. They were all exceptional. Thank you for making my stay pleasurable.
Written 3 February 2022
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GMDesmondAlbany
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and recognize so many of our employees. We love hearing great comments like this and hope to see you again soon!
Written 16 February 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Elizabeth H
New York City10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
We stayed at the hotel with this restaurant for a family wedding and it became our home base for the festivities. The staff was very accommodating for large groups and amazing with kids (we have wild 2 year old twins) we got sippy cups and crayons promptly, the kids menu is perfect, and they have options like apple slices and basic treats for the kiddos instead of only fries and things. Emily G. Helped us tremendously-- our kids got a little sick and she helped us with toast and light foods for upset tummies. Her kindness and professionalism made what could have been a disaster into bearable situation. Also, the food was good. They have a healthful breakfast with poached eggs and fruit that was only $10. Incredible price, delicious and it's nice to see something like that on the menu.
Written 16 October 2023
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upickem
Latham36 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 couples
We are local residents who have frequented the Desmond many times over the years. This was our first experience with the new regime and we had high hopes this might be a go to spot for us. But, the most positive thing about our experience was the space itself, very welcoming and very nicely done. But, everything else was mediocre at best, from a waitress who was no help at all regarding beers on tap and who made several mistakes on the bill, which was still wrong after she made an attempt to correct it, to lukewarm food (nothing was adequately hot), to inconsistent value, to an in insanely long wait for a pretty simple order, in spite of there being less than 20 diners in the entire restaurant, including the bar. Hopefully it’s just a learning curve and things will improve, since there is lots of potential, but for now, its off our list.
Written 15 July 2021
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Shawn G
upickem, I was disappointed to see you did not enjoy your experience with us. Please feel free to reach out to me directly we would like and opportunity to have you dine with again. Best, Shawn
Written 27 September 2021
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Mia C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 family
The food was so delicious. Everything was so flavorful and well cooked. We had the Korean wings (10/10), the lobster bisque (10/10), and the drunk clams (10/10) for the appetizers. The sirloin steak was perfect. Thank You to the cooks (Jayme & Gary) The waitress (Tracy) is very attentive and sweet. We had a great experience and will be coming back whenever we’re in Albany!
Written 22 January 2022
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Voyage798906
Voorheesville2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 none
The staff at Mr. D's went above and beyond to make certain my meal was delicious and allergen free. Due to late in life severe allergies I find it near impossible to dine out. When dining at Mr. D's our server Tracy took our order and notified chef Steve and manager Dave to make sure they could accommodate my request. They all put forth extreme effort while cooking and serving our dinner. We were checked on several times and are extremely grateful for their care and concern. 5 stars!
Written 1 September 2022
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nancymQ7323RF
Roxbury8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 none
We ate @ Mr. D's restaurant for breakfast and lunch on January 4th and 5th. We were pleased with the high quality of the food as well as the high quality of the service. Both the taste and diverse menu pleased us. Bill Spinosa was out breakfast waiter and he did a great job.
Written 6 January 2022
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Tiffany Quinn
Waterford161 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
We were looking for some place to eat down in the area that we haven't been to before, and when this came up I have to admit it was kind of skeptical. I really couldn't figure out how a very good restaurant with reasonable enough prices could be located at the desmond. I remembered scrimshaws end of The Desmond being expensive and mediocre. But there were enough reviews to convince us and I am so glad that we did. What made the experience really wonderful is every little detail was done perfectly. Our iced tea didn't have the slightest hint of stale. The flatbread was perfectly cooked and hot, the Tuscan onion soup was absolutely delicious without being over-salted. If there was one nitpick I wish the butter had been room temperature for the bread and honestly that's a pretty minor deal. Moving on to the entree we had the pulled pork sandwich and the pork chop and the pork chop is hands down the best pork chop I've ever had in my life. It was perfectly seared in a way that I don't know how they did but it reminds me of when you bite into a very hot sausage and it kind of Pops a little bit from the outside and it's really warm and holds all the juice inside. It was not remotely dry as pork chops tend to be. Everything we had was scrumptious and then we had the dessert of the cookie with ice cream and even the pecans that were on top of that and toasted were perfectly done. I think they probably even make their sweet potato fries on site because they stayed much crisper than regular fries. Everything was brought out piping hot and perfectly done. We had a lovely serving experience from Susan. We've decided we will come back, and in fact, we might even do a mini staycation at The Desmond AKA Crowne Plaza as a result of our experience.
Written 18 March 2024
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MBDUCLOS
Port Henry13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 none
We attended a celebration of life at Mr D's Restaurant on December 9, 2022 and in addition to wonderful food I would like to personally thank our waitress Kristy for taking such good care of my family but even more for paying good attention to and taking care of my dietary needs. Kudos to Mr D's on having such an excellent employee. Paul Pinkans
Written 21 December 2022
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Patricia S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 none
I had the chance to stay at the Desmond in Albany, NY. I ate at Mr. D's Restaurant and Lounge. My waitress, Tracy, was absolutely great. I was undecided what to order. And on her recommendations, I had the Chicken Francaise, which was absolutely fabulous. Her knowledge of the menu from personally having eaten the entrees to her bubbly personality made my dining experience a truly lovely evening. Thank you, Tracy.
Written 28 January 2023
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Getaway48795025105
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 business
Perfect spot for lunch! The restaurant wasn’t prepared for our large group, but they made it work on the fly. The manager Stephen got us abridged lunch menus to order from so that we could eat quickly and to not overwhelm the kitchen staff. Our server was Tammara, she was about to walk out because her shift ended. She actually stayed and waited on our 25 plus party and was absolutely incredible! Very attentive, gave refills without people needing to request them. Came back several times to make sure the food tasted ok. Everyone raved about the food. I had a Caesar with salmon, the salmon was perfectly cooked and the croutons were delicious! The kitchen staff Dave and Todd made delicious food, they got it to us very quickly! I highly recommend this place if your in town! 10/10 aesthetic was welcoming and the service was amazing! I’m definitely going to check this place out the next time I’m in Albany!
Written 26 April 2023
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Kyoko S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 none
This restaurant is excellent for all of them. The food and the the service was amazing. Especially the restaurant manager Dianna is always smiling, waitress Deena is so funny and care about us so detail, and the chef's Dave and Todd made the best lobster bisque I have ever had before, which is definitely much better than the one in Oyster Bar in Grand Central. I will come back to this restaurant again for sure.
Written 10 February 2023
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John O
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 none
My family & I enjoyed breakfast twice and dinner once on a recent trip. Our waiter(Bill S.) went above and beyond to placate my food-fussy son by retreating to the kitchen to make a fresh batch of pancakes with chocolate chips. This gesture was completely unnecessary, but much appreciated and he actually got my son to eat. Additionally, he made a paper airplane for him to play with. His service and kindness were first rate. And everyone else in the lounge and bar were also friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel and restaurant. Take a bow! J.OB
Written 19 April 2023
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plentyoftime
43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 family
Upscale decor and great service greet you at Mr. D’s. I visited this restaurant several times and appreciate its consistency. The menu offers a nice variety of dishes that should satiate whatever you're craving. My arugula salad with tomato wedges was fresh and tasty flaked with a roasted salmon filet. My spouse enjoyed her classic hamburger. The pizza appetizer was ho-hum; however, I would encourage you to order the Buffalo wings with ranch dressing. Plumped with rich hot flavor and the ranch dressing sets it off nicely. Whatever your choices, include the Adirondack chocolate chip cookie. You won’t be disappointed. I’d like to give a special shout-out to Tracy, our server. With a great welcoming attitude and eagerness to please, Tracy anticipated my young grandchildren’s needs supplying extra napkins, refilling our water glasses, and helping us navigate the menu. She added to immeasurably to our great dining experience. We’ll surely be back.
Written 30 April 2023
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Matt S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 business
As an IHG diamond member I received a complimentary breakfast at Mr. D’s restaurant, which included anything I wanted off the menu. Deena was a wonderful server and Dave and Todd made a fantastic meal of French toast, berries and sausage. I will not hesitate to come back.
Written 15 February 2023
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