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Marcia Jones Sep 28, 1999 01:07 PM

We are planning a weekend trip mid-Oct. Need some recommendation for good restaurants at reasonable prices for family dining.

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    Jeremy Sep 28, 1999 06:24 PM

    Here's something I wrote about Albany last year.

    Link: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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      Jack Toritto Dec 5, 1999 04:51 PM

      Jack's Oyster House..you'll never go wrong at this Albany landmark, located at 42 State St., down the hill from the state Capital Building. The atmosphere reminds you of days gone by, and it's open for lunch and dinner 365 days a year. We had our son's rehearsal dinner in an upstairs room 2 years ago and it was great. Been around since 1913, and run by the same family. Sorry I missed your mid-October date; hope you come back again. Also, if you are in the mood for southern italian, try the Italian-American Community Center out on Washinton Ave. Extenstion, near the SUNY Albany uptown campus. The restaurant there is open to the public, and is named Le Caravelle. Get the italian fried potatoes, sauteed escarole...great sides in addition to the pasta sides. However, check for early afternoon times on weekends and during the summer. Caio.

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        Stew Jul 16, 2000 09:28 AM

        I go to Albany several times a year for business and have found a delicious place for fresh Sushi. They also serve other Japanese as well as Chinese selection. Icheban on Central Ave - not sure of the exact address. Have been back several times and never been disappointed.

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