Jillian's

(518) 432-1997 | View Website

59 N Pearl St, Albany, NY | Directions   12207

42.651449 -73.751592

 
Billiards & Pool Halls, Bars & Clubs, Bars & Pubs  more

More Categories: Nightclubs, Billiards Bars, Sports Bars, Restaurants

Bar & Club Special Features: 21 & Over

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Downtown

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Reviews for Jillian's

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

It's Ok I Suppose – Parking is non-existant. Food is adequate at best. Bartenders are generally friendly. Crowd is mostly younger. Overall, it's decent for a younger, local crowd I suppose.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Good time. – Went there for New Years Eve 2009 had a great time and fee to get in was great. The only negative I have is the security staff. I have been in the security/public safety field for 15 years. I witnessed very poor handling of the public by security. There is a certain way you walk someone out or where you need them to go. Using choke holds and being hot headed is going to lead to someone getting seriously hurt or killed. I have seen people die from choke holds and head injuries. I am all for protecting yourself and fellow security members. Having the right training and being a little older than some of the young security I saw will help avoid future injuries and law suits. Having a use of force policy with training will protect you.

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

Not all its cracked up to be – Jillians is a two out of five at best. the dj doesnt play the best mix of songs, the bouncers wont let you dance with gurls after a certain time claiming he's kin, sometimes the bar tenders dont know how to make a particular drink in a certain area. jillians is good if you simply need to get out of the house i guess, but i mean its not poppin like that. gurl to guy ratio is bout 1 to 3.5 and most gurls out already have a dude. pool downstairs is coo, but noone really goes down there after 9 pm, so thats a bust if youre trying to have a session downstairs thats relaxed wit a couple of people. maybe its because im from a city thats always crackin, but albany has minimal to offer; perhaps thats y the reviews have been a bit "lenient"

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

User review by mickigwinn – This place is awesome from the adult arcade with bar downstairs to your regular tavern type restaurant and billards on the main floor and the dance floor upstairs! I love this place! What's great is you can fit like any occasion to it. They even have kid's parties! Its a huge building too so you dont feel crowded in or anything either.

Recommends
over a year ago

Pool, darts, TV, dancing or drinking. This bar's the best for drinkers and non-drinkers alike. – The Scene
"Jillian's is a complete dining and entertainment megaplex!" proclaimed corporate flyers when the national chain made its first forays into the Albany market. Local legislators were so enthused that they rewrote a bunch of zoning laws quick-like so the club could hang its hat in the middle of Albany's business district. The result has been urban renewal. Jillian's brings younger, single, non-chronic-alcoholic party people back to Albany at night, while also keeping some of their stodgier working counterparts in town once the work day's over.

While You're There
Jillian's really lives up to its hype: You can visit repeatedly and find something new to do every time you're in the joint. Three floors of entertainment should keep you busy. Take your pick from pool or darts, video games or dancing. Twenty-four 60-inch TV screens on the first floor will make sure you don't miss a moment of the big game.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Just Right! – This is a great place to grab a casual light fare. talk with friends. Place some billiards or unwind in the game room. Nice for first dates or double dating as it has enough things to do to break the ice without the stress of overdoing romance.

Stll better for familys into sports and games because it has what your looking for: Eat ,drink, watch tv(sports)and play(pool or game room)!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Missing Jillian's – I moved away from Albany and I really miss Jillians. There is no place like it, I can't wait to come back for a visit to see the DJ Dan, the best DJ around!

 

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