MODERN AMERICAN RESTAURANT IN ALBANY

Enjoy a new chapter in the history of dining at Crowne Plaza® Albany – The Desmond Hotel at our rebranded restaurant and bar, Mr. D’s.

Named after the hotel’s original founder and 40 year owner, John K. Desmond Jr., Mr. D’s Restaurant & Lounge features modern American menus from Executive Chef Michael St. John C.E.C. Our beautifully renovated interior features a seasonal fireplace and contemporary décor with private dining areas for meetings or celebrations. Join us for a relaxing family meal, your next business dinner, or a casual weekend brunch – Mr. D’s is the perfect spot.

DISCOVER YOUR NEW FAVORITE

Mr. D’s serves a carefully curated menu including long time guest favorites from the hotel’s past restaurants such as the Skillet Breakfasts, Drunken Goat Cheese Salad, Pancetta-Wrapped Shrimp and our famous Desmond Bread Pudding – along with new dinner entrées including a Bourbon Bacon Pork Chop and Seafood Bouillabaisse.

The full bar offers a selection of local New York State craft beers, fantastic wines and upscale cocktails.  Weekend Brunch is offered both Saturday and Sunday featuring popular items such as Filet Eggs Benedict, Bananas Foster French Toast and Chilled Strawberry Soup.

RESTAURANT HOURS

BREAKFAST
Monday – Friday | 7AM – 11:30AM
BRUNCH
Saturday | 7AM – Noon
Sunday | 7AM – 1PM
LUNCH
Monday – Friday | 11:30AM – 4:30PM
Saturday | Noon – 4:30PM
Sunday | 1PM – 4:30PM
DINNER
Monday – Sunday | 4:30PM – 11:00PM​

MR. D’s BAR
Sunday – Thursday | 11:30AM – 11:30PM
Friday & Saturday | 11:30AM – Midnight

PRIME RIB NIGHT

In celebration of Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel’s 50th Anniversary, join us every Friday night in March for the return of our popular three course Prime Rib Special. This limited time feature is available 4:30-10:00PM, with your choice of 12oz cut for *$29 or 16oz cut for $34*.

Reservations are required by calling 518-640-6092, prime rib must be pre-ordered as quantities are limited. *Tax & gratuity not included.

HAPPY HOUR

Join us in Mr. D’s every day between 4:30 and 6:30PM for Albany’s best Happy Hour with small plate specials and $2 off draft beers, wines by the glass, and listed specialty cocktails.

DESMOND BREAD PUDDING

Our famous Desmond Bread Pudding is available to order online. Each packaged dessert serves 8-10 guests with our English custard on the side. Note that orders are for pick up only, we are unable to ship at this time.

Interested in making our Bread Pudding at home? Enjoy a copy of the original recipe , including the delicious English custard.

GIFT CARDS

Gift cards to Mr. D’s may be purchased online or in person at the host stand of the restaurant. You may also check a gift card balance online.