Albany >Food & Dining > Bombers Burrito Bar
258 Lark St, Albany, NY | Directions 1221042.654027 -73.765967
Mon. - Sun. 24 Hours
Neighborhoods: Arbor Hill
Twenty-somethings frequent this funky storefront restaurant to load up on cheap, fresh eats and to conquer Ms. Pac-Man. – In Short
College kids in Birkenstocks mill around as the staff prepares food for a never-ending line of customers. While they wait, patrons lounge in a beat-up barber chair, survey the chalkboard menus or chase the ghosts in Ms. Pac-Man. Hefty tacos start under $2, so it's possible to eat like royalty for under five bucks. Catering to the vegan crowd as well as meat eaters, Bombers offers up barbecued tofu, tofu fries and vegetarian chili.
Strongbow.... – Not only is their food good, but they have Strongbow on tap... Something that is hard to get around this area...
Bombers Overhyped, Drinks Overpriced – Food is decent and not that expensive (not as cheap as everyone raves about). Portions are not impressive for the price, either.
Service is non-existant, the downstairs (non-bar area) took quite a while to be served. Upstairs (the bar area) almost necessitated sending a search team to locate the food ordered about an hour ago. Subsequently, I ate a cold burrito and dried up fries. Bumbers.
HOWEVER, don't order anything from the bar but a special. The menus missing prices on most drinks (oddly enough) and you may need an oral surgeon to reconnect your jaw when the bill comes and you and a few of your friends owe a Burrito Bar around $90 for three quesedillas, two orders of fries, and 7 drinks between you. Our own fault, but about $9.00 for a drink is a bit out of line (especially when it's 70% ice).
Don't believe the hype.
Bombers – Everyone's only talking about Bomber's burritos (which are awesome), but what about the fact that they have 20 beers on tap in a cool lounge/bar atmosphere with .25 cent wings on Monday nights.....something to think about.
Best Burritos – Simply the best Burritos around. They're huge, great tasting and cheep. Get a margarita on the side, they're huge too!
Kicks Taco Bell's Butt! – Burritos: humongous and tasty!
Sweet Potato Fries: Out of this world!
Rest of Menu: Excellent selection of wraps, fillings and sides.
Service and food prep: fast-food (but friendly and courteous)
Heavan – Not much to say. Bombers is the best place in Albany to get food. The food is great and the atmosphere comfortingly original and classic. How do you not love a place with the Mrs. Pac-Man game?
the best burritos – this is a great place to grab lunch or dinner. the burritos are huge, and packed with the best stuff. plus, its a fun place to go.
Best Soft Tacos! – The food is good and its cheap and it isnt processed like others like taco bell for example has various things to choose from if you are a veggie eater they have tofu and all that as well i also highly suggest getting the apple Crispos
Burritos has big as your head! – Service can be a bit iffy, but the food makes up for it. Always a large amount of food for your money.
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