Howards has been an Albany IL. staple for years. The Kernan family is bringing back the tradition and adding some new and exciting things. We look forward to serving you in this great community.


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I found the vaccine for this problem.

Stay positive. We will return.

We are.

One Bad Pig should be open later this week in downtown Thomson if you are looking for other food options. The health departments are coordinating with vendors to keep safe and provide food options.

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We look forward to seeing our folks again soon. We miss you all ๐Ÿ˜ž. Positive thoughts.

[03/17/20]   Thankyou Chris Howard Ottens for a free months lease. It is such a appreciated gesture. ๐Ÿ˜Š. We will open March 30th if we get the all clear.

Drawing Night. Come see us $120.00.

They really turned the schedule upside down.

See you tomorrow morning at 11 for bloody breakfast. ๐Ÿป

Keep your eyes out.

This is the individual that was caught on camera in a local establishment. The crime is coming up highway 84 so everyone needs to stay vigilant.

[02/20/20]   Advantage AutoBody drawing night. Come see us.

Not lookin good

Daytona with great folks.

[02/12/20]   Apologies for opening late today. We should have someone there soon.

A fun bar up north. Were still goin to Howards ๐Ÿ˜‚

From Advantage Autobodys favorite bar. Be here tonight.

New time and new requirements but same $100.00.

All of the Amy's and their damn White Claw! If you like it, come on in and get one!!๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿป


Betting we could get Jason Johnson to try this one....๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคฃ

We are excited to see the car show come back to Albany this summer.


Howards Tap has been an Albany staple for many many years. In August of 2017 the Kernan family opened the doors back up after a few months that it had been closed. We hope to keep the Howards tradition alive in this great village and welcome all of Albany to come visit.

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206 South Main St.
Albany, IL

Opening Hours

Monday 14:00 - 02:00
Tuesday 11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday 11:30 - 02:00
Thursday 11:30 - 02:00
Friday 11:30 - 02:00
Saturday 11:30 - 02:00
Sunday 11:30 - 23:00