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Tala American Bistro

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544 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Voted Top 10 Restaurant in Upstate New York, Tala is a modern American Bistro located on the border of Loudonville. Our Award winning menu features familiar favorites reinvented and served by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our culinary team has created a unique menu, offering our guests many choices for both lunch and dinner.
Our menu features gluten-free options, whole30 compliant entrees and Keto accommodating features. In addition all of our beef is Halal Certified.

Tala is the kind of place where you feel comfortable dropping in for a quick drink and snack, or dinner, or late night conversations around our outdoor fire pits. Known for a lively Happy Hour, fresh squeezed juices in all of our cocktails From signature to skinny, our cocktails are worth a try.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
What 544 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipStevenR
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Outdoors under a tent on a beautiful evening. Service was good, food was good.

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KevinC
New England
9 reviews
Dined on 15 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent..... thx for opening back up .... keep it going !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
K & K

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Date night with the girlfriend after lockdown restrictions are lightening
Very good dinner

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Magp
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as always... absolutely delicious and did not take long. Protocols were being followed to ensure safety. Set up/ ambience was great! We love Tala

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vipLaurenR
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great first date and it’s definitely b/c of the beautiful tent that we sat in

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vipouttoeat
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love everything about Tala. So blessed they are near us!

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Pastagirl
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great food.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was outstanding and the food was fresh and expertly prepared. This was an exceptional experience.

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vipLisaM
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service, food & atmosphere. We sat on the patio-it was a beautiful night!

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SusanM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service and ambiance.
Tala is handling the COVID guidelines appropriately. I felt very safe dining inside.

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AlexisD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service is always top notch, and the food is the absolute best! One of our favorites by far in the area :)

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Mollee
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time trying Monday's BYOB! Food was amazing and we enjoyed the bottle we brought to share. Nice date night!

Tala American Bistro
Responded on 27 February 2020

So glad you enjoyed our BYOB! We think its a fun way to dine. Hope to see you soon.

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matthewk
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Hostess was outstanding and provided a very warm welcome. She should be commended.

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wibs
New England
20 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Delicious food and lovely service however I requested a quiet table and we were seated in the bar area which was loud. It did quiet down once people left but not soon enough. The salads on the menu are fantastic. Great place! We will be back .

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vipLindaP
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My Granddaughter
‘S 18th birthday celebrated in style!!!
Many thanks!

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vipKonKroy
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Our waiter was vey attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food - try the Brussels sprouts! Ambiance is casual cool. Great place to meet up with girlfriends.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

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StaceyL
New England
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. Service very accommodating and attentive.

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vipChristianB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall1food2service5ambience3

This restaurant is trying to be something it’s not. Oversized chairs are awkward and uncomfortable for eating. The food was awful. Brussel sprouts were cooked to mush, tuna was bland and had no taste and wings were piles of oil.

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Stable
Raleigh
15 reviews
Dined on 26 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My husband and my brother in laws both have birthdays in December.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
75 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Wonderful food. Pork special was incredible.

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vipGEORGIA
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible. We all went nuts over the butternut squash bisque! Simply amazing. Kyle was an excellent server and made our experience so enjoyable.

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vipRMNB
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place to dine ! Food is terrific and atmosphere calm. Perfect holiday spot!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience at Tala. Service, food and atmosphere are spot-on every time.

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Druyork14
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our go-to local restaurant for predictably great food, wonderful ambiance and exceptional service from our server Rhea (Reah)?
Tala servers and bartenders are the driving factor for choosing an eatery for birthdays and special occasions or just a simple quick meal.

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GeoffM
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited Tala for a late lunch. Cody, our server, was excellent and enhanced our dining experience. Food was wonderful. Definitely will return.

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vipRuthie
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We have been to Tala several times and the food is always good. However, our dinner on a quiet Tuesday evening was disappointing-- while we enjoyed our drinks and appetizers, we had to wait for far too long to receive our entree. Again, the restaurant was extremely quiet so the large gaps in services were hard to explain.

However, kudos to Tala for recognizing my husband's birthday with a warm greeting, a very nice card and a complimentary ice cream sundae!

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vipdridr
New York Area
83 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gr8 food, excellent waitstaff, there was mix up with our reservation for a high top and we were allowed to order off the happy hour menu even though we were seated at a regular table. Party of 4 and everyone's meal was excellent and appropriately portioned. Definitely will be back

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vipEbb55555
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2019
Overall2food3service5ambience5

Nothing special

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ChristineC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was delicious. The comfy chairs are great but not for dinner, to low. Wine fantastic!

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vipKennethH
Minneapolis
18 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Business outing with large party. Some food was a bit salty, but ambiance and noise were perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
17 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic butternut squash soup that was picture worthy and delicious! We also enjoyed a buffalo chicken wrap sandwich and an awesome roast beef French dip on toasted ciabatta that were both excellent. A nice Sauvignon blanc accompanied our meal for a delightful afternoon reprieve!

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StephanieM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very delicious!

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vipMelissaD
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always!

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vipKatK
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been going to Tala every couple of weeks for the past several months now. We really enjoy it. Consistently great service, nice atmosphere, and the food has been excellent.

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vipHappydiner
New York Area
51 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The only thing better than the setting and the service was the food! The menu was varied which did make it difficult to pick something, which just means I will return soon. It was the perfect spot for an afterwork connection with friends.

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vipDeborahT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I love Tala. Excellent food, courteous and efficient staff. It’s a little noisy because of the closeness of other patrons and the ceiling configuration.

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Yogagirl0801
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I love Tala. I've been here several times and have never been disappointed. I don't live in the area, but when I visit Albany, usually one of my meals is at Tala. The food is always good. Nice variety to the menu. Kristen (our server) was super. Great sense of humor. Attentive. Will definitely be back.

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vipMelissaD
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 30 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!

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Tala American Bistro offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (518) 486-8252.

Tala American Bistro is rated 4.7 stars by 544 OpenTable diners.

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