Keobi Restaurant is located on the historic Lark Street, probably the famous Streets in Albany due to its rich history and outstanding architecture. The lively Lark street is also called “Greenwich Village” located in the heart of the Capital of New York, and one of must-visit historical places in Upstate, New York. The best way to define Lark Street will be the balanced blend of sophistication with beautiful and trendy arts. It is also in the center of the heritage of Albany along with many diverse cultures.
Most importantly, Lark Street has a long lane of the residential area with bustling commercial neighborhoods. This mix of residential and commercial architecture makes the street colorful and attractive at every step.
The people on Lark Street have preserved the ancient look which enhances the importance of their historical integrity. The brownstones lined the street with commercial tenants with vintage setup.
If your adventure takes you to Albany, New York, and you venture into Lark Street, these are few of favorite things you can do to make the experience even more adventurous:
All Day long fun
Lark Street is a beautiful and fun place to spend a bit part of your day. From teashops, bars to fashion boutiques and even craft shops, everything is open to serve you.
The historic Lark Street is located is a walking distance from the famous Washington Park in downtown Albany. The upstate New York “Greenwich Village” hosts varieties of antique shops, art galleries, bars, coffee houses, restaurants, and shops. The cobblestone and brownstone buildings on Lark Street preserve the vintage landmarks the colorful 19th century brownstone buildings, and cobblestones from past days
Street with a walking Art Gallery
Once you walk downtown of Albany, you will find the beautiful walls covered with colorful graffiti, a semblance of a quiet streets of Manhattan with some of the most dazzling architecture. The blend of colors with beautiful and meaningful art makes a wonderful sight-seeing. It’s also great for a perfect photoshoot.
Festivals and Events
There is an annual Lark Fest, which is one of Albany’s most anticipated annual events with huge attendance each year. Participating food and drink vendors always include a mix of ethnic and cultural events, from live music, foods, to a host of children activities. Talented artists like painters, photographers, and designers showcase their talent during festivals. It is just perfect and so entertaining that you will never get bored.
One thing that’s not in short supply on Lark Street is the food. Lark Street is home to global cuisines for many food options. Lark Street is lined with many food places including our own Keobi Restaurant. So, no trip is memorable until it is wrapped up with hearty food and drinks.
I cannot but be bias in this case :). While there are many great places on Lark Street to relax and dine after a long day of exploration in Albany, I invite you to stop by our dinning place for great ethnic cuisine choices – but remember, social distancing is in play: wash your hand regularly, keep 6ft apart and limit to very small group when you gather. Keobi is home to rich and indulgent Nigerian-African cuisines. Keobi is a fast growing and recognizable restaurant on Lark Street where you will find meat options (such as goat, pork, beef, chicken, fish, gizzards & snails) and/or vegetarian options (such as Plantain Porridge, Asaro, Edikaikong, Ewa G, Okra and Moi-Moi) – make sure to ask for vegan options of our menu items.
So call in today for your favorite African dishes and, happy holidays!