Award-winning food.  Professional service. Dine at The Desmond.

For over 45 years Crowne Plaza® Albany – The Desmond Hotel has been a leader in Albany restaurants, providing outstanding dining to both local residents and hotel guests.  Our new restaurant and lounge Mr. D’s, has been completely transformed and provides a delicious and memorable experience with award-winning food and service from our culinary and waitstaff teams.

We are proud to have received many culinary awards over the years in our restaurants including the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, the AAA Four Diamond award, and the American Culinary Federation award.


Our famous Desmond Bread Pudding is available to ORDER ONLINE.  Each dessert serves 8-10 guests and will be packaged in a white Crowne Plaza logo tin.  Note that orders are for pick up only, we are unable to ship at this time.

Want to make our Bread Pudding at home?  Find a copy of the original recipe here including our delicious English custard. 


modern American menu