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Bombers Burrito Bar

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BA SCORE
82
good

23 Ratings
Ratings: 23
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 12.79%
Taps: 20
Bottles: 15
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

258 Lark St
Albany, New York, 12210-1105
United States
phone: (518) 463-9636

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @bombersburritos

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(Place added by: sponberg)
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Reviews by Avryle:
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2.68/5  rDev -22.1%

Bombers has won the popular vote for, "Best Mexican Restauant in Albany." This speaks volumes about how bad of a selection of Mexican restaurants is available here. Its bad, though I will admit that you get incredibly large portions of really bad Tex-Mex for a pretty good price. Their one redeeming menu item: sweet potato fries.

On with the beer selection for which this review is truly about... There's nothing phenomenal here in comparision with a couple of other locations in town, but they usually do have Brooklyn, Magic Hat & something else moderately saucy, along with all the usual macro crap.

The atmosphere is nothing to get overly excited about. Located on Lark St., its smack dab in the middle of party-land and attracts a lot of the college kiddies considering the inexpensive/big portions combo. Its a great place to listen in on other tables loud conversations about 1. How drunk they were the other night and the stupid things they did. 2. How He's such an a-hole & She hopes she's not pregnant. 3. The going rates of illicit substances, or 4. All of the above.

Avryle, Mar 28, 2008
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

sirsteve42, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.1/5  rDev -9.9%

A good bar for margaritas, not really for beer. The food is great (most of the time, it can be inconsistent) with huge burritos, and good wings and fries of different kinds. You get a huge margarita for free on your birthday.

The beer selection is lacking. Mostly macros, and the typical Mexican crap, with a few craft like options (Sam Adams is about as crafty as it gets). Beer prices weren't terrible, but I don't go here for beer. The service isn't always great- there never seems to be enough people on for the crowd that comes in on weekends.

GreesyFizeek, Jan 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

mctizzz, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of vonnegut21
3.2/5  rDev -7%

Bomber's is an Albany institution. It's one of those places everyone knows, everyone has been to and nobody really bothers going to very much. The food is cheap, faux-Mexican, that really isn't worth your time... though the wings and piggy fries are pretty good drunk food. Beer selection is pretty average at best, maybe 2-3 local craft options. They do have happy hour every day, with $3 pints, which makes it a decent option for the after work crowd. Overall, not really worth the trip if you're looking for good food and good beer.

vonnegut21, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of jDulcinea
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%

Fun place, but small. There is a takeout area downstairs and I got the impression that the burritos served in the dining area were pre-made for takeout.

Beer selection was fairly limited (Guinness, Smithwicks, Yuengling, Magic Hat, Sam Adams, etc.) but boasts 2 guest keg selections as a regular treat. Perhaps their specialty are Margaritas, they have some interesting concoctions listed, including a Prickly Pear margarita.

Was there on a Friday afternoon (shortly after lunch at the Schenectady location.) Staff was limited and service was a bit slow.

Overall: I would eat here again, but would try something other than the burritos... fish tacos could be a fun option. And be ready to wait for a table and spend an hour+ after being seated.

Do try: The sweet potato fries (yum!) and/or the Rasta Fries (loads of Rosemary!)

jDulcinea, Mar 25, 2011
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Bombers Burrito Bar in Albany, NY
82 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.