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Monday, June 10, 2024

Besties 2023: Food & Drink

Introducing the winners of the 2023 Bestie Awards for the food and drink categories.

*BOLD(in color) denotes winner*

APPETIZER
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522
367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

BAGELS
Uncommon Grounds
Multiple Locations
uncommongrounds.com

Pearl’s Bagels and Bakery
16 Picotte Drive, Albany
pearlsalbany.com

West End Bagels
5 Southside Drive, Clifton Park
(518) 952-4762
westendbagels.com

BAKERY
Bella Napoli
672 New Loudon Road, Latham
(518) 783-0196
721 River Street, Troy
(518) 274-8277
bellanapolibakery.com

Villa Italia Bakery
226 Broadway, Schenectady
(518) 355-1144
villaitaliabakery.com

Perfect Blend Cafe and Bakery
376 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-6537
perfectblendcafe.com

BBQ
PJ’s Bar-B-QSA
1 Kaydeross Avenue West, Saratoga Springs
(518) 583-2445
pjsbarbqsa.com

The Memphis King BBQ
1902 Van Vranken Avenue, Schenectady
(518) 372-5464
thememphisking.com

Wagon Train BBQ
671 Mariaville Road, Schenectady
(518) 356-0650
wagontrainbbq.com

BEST KEPT SECRET
Bocage Champagne Bar
10 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 450-1115
bocagechampagnebar.com

Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

Halfway House Tavern
26 Main Street, Ravena
(518) 756-9720
Halfway House Tavern on Facebook

BEVERAGE CENTER
Delmar Beverage
242 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-7275
delmarbeverage.com

Minogue’s Beverage Center
Multiple Locations
minoguesbeverage.com

Oliver’s Beverage Center
105 Colvin Avenue, Albany
(518) 459-2767
brew-crew.com

BLOODY MARY
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Higher Ground Distilling Company
2513 State Highway 30, Mayfield
(518) 527-5490
highergrounddistilling.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522
367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

BREAD
Bountiful Bread
Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany
(518) 438-3540
bountifulbread.com

Perreca’s Bakery
31-33 North Jay Street, Schenectady
(518) 372-1875
perrecas.com

Prinzo’s Bakery
344 Delaware Avenue, Albany
(518) 463-4904
prinzosbakery.com

BREAKFAST/BRUNCH
Cafe Madison
1108 Madison Avenue, Albany
(518) 935-1094
359 Northern Boulevard, Albany
(518) 898-9630
cafemadisonalbany.com

Alexis Diner
294 North Greenbush Road, Troy
(518) 286-2603
alexisdiner.us

Iron Gate Cafe
182A Washington Avenue, Albany
(518) 445-3555
irongatecafe.com

BREWERY
Brown’s Brewing Company
417 River Street, Troy
(518) 273-2337
50 Factory Hill Road, North Hoosick
(518) 205-5049
brownsbrewing.com

Druthers Brewing Company
Multiple Locations
druthersbrewing.com

Frog Alley Brewing Co.
108 State Street, Schenectady
(518) 631-4800
frogalleybrewing.com

BURGERS
Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

Nighthawks Restaurant & Bar
461 Broadway, Troy
(518) 272-1000
nighthawkstroy.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522
367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

CAKES
Villa Italia Bakery
226 Broadway, Schenectady
(518) 355-1144
villaitaliabakery.com

Perfect Blend Cafe and Bakery
376 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-6537
perfectblendcafe.com

Zachary’s Pastry Shoppe
54 State Street, Albany
390 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
(518) 477-2140
zacharyspastryshoppe.com

CALAMARI
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Chez Mike
596 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush
(518) 479-4730
chezmikerestaurant.com

Ferrari’s Ristorante
1254 Congress Street, Schenectady
(518) 382-8865
ferrarisristorante.com

CHEESECAKE
Blue Rose Cheesecake & Bake Shop
1815 State Street, Schenectady
(518) 393-2765
blueribbonrestaurant.com

Cheesecake Machismo
293 Hamilton Street, Albany
(518) 427-7019
cheesecakemachismo.com

Rage Cakes
ragecakesalbany.com

CHICKEN WINGS
Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9, Clifton Park
(518) 371-9875
myfavoritetaverns.com

The Towne Tavern (tie)
2850 NY 43, Averill Park
(518) 674-3040
thetownetavern.com

West Ave Pizza (tie)
99 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs
(518) 886-3788
westavenuepizzeria.com

CHILI
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Otis and Oliver’s
30 Mill Road, Latham
(518) 785-9291
otisandolivers.com

Stewart’s Shops
Multiple Locations
stewartsshops.com

CHOCOLATE SHOP/ CANDY STORE
Krause’s Homemade Candy
1609 Central Avenue, Albany
(518) 869-3950
krausescandy.com

Candy Kraft Candies
2575 Western Avenue, Altamont
(518) 355-1860
candykraftcandies.com

Uncle Sam’s Candy
594 New Loudon Road, Latham
(518) 608-4949
2571 Albany Street, Schenectady
(518) 372-2243
unclesamscandy.com

CHOWDER
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Ted’s Fish Fry
Multiple Locations
tedsfishfry.com

Halfway House Tavern
26 Main Street, Ravena
(518) 756-9720
Halfway House Tavern on Facebook

CIDER DONUTS
Indian Ladder Farms
342 Altamont Road, Altamont
(518) 765-2956
indianladderfarms.com

Cider Belly Doughnuts
53 Fuller Road, Albany
(518) 253-4640
Cider Belly Doughnuts on Facebook

Golden Harvest Farms
3074 Route 9, Valatie
(518) 758-7683
goldenharvestfarms.com

COFFEE
Stewart’s Shops
Multiple Locations
stewartsshops.com

Perfect Blend Cafe and Bakery
376 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-6537
perfectblendcafe.com

Uncommon Grounds
Multiple Locations
uncommongrounds.com

COMFORT FOOD
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

West Ave Pizza
99 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs
(518) 886-3788
westavenuepizzeria.com

COOKIES
Bella Napoli
672 New Loudon Road, Latham
(518) 783-0196

21 River Street, Troy
(518) 274-8277
bellanapolibakery.com

The Cookie Factory (tie)
520 Congress Street, Troy
(518) 268-1060

1705 Route 9, Clifton Park
(518) 280-7644
cookiefactoryllc.com

Upstate Cookie Shack (tie)
474 North Greenbush Road, Rensselaer
(518) 244-5181
upstatecookieshack.com

Villa Italia Bakery
226 Broadway, Schenectady
(518) 355-1144
villaitaliabakery.com

CUPCAKES
Coccadotts Cake Shop
1179 Central Avenue, Albany
(518) 438-4937
coccadotts.com

Perfect Blend Cafe and Bakery
376 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-6537
perfectblendcafe.com

Zachary’s Pastry Shoppe
390 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
(518) 477-2140
zacharyspastryshoppe.com

DELI
Gershon’s Deli
1600 Union Street, Schenectady
(518) 393-0617
gershonsdeli.com

Cardona’s Market (tie)
Multiple Locations
cardonasmarket.com

McCarroll’s The Village Butcher & Deli (tie)
406 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-3936
delmarmarketplace.com

Pellegrino Importing
1197 Central Avenue, Albany
(518) 459-4472
pellegrinoimporting.com

DINER
Alexis Diner
294 North Greenbush Road, Troy
(518) 286-2603
alexisdiner.us

Latham ‘76 Diner
722 New Loudon Road, Latham
(518) 785-3793
latham76diner.com

The Silver Spoon Cafe
11 Madison Avenue, Ravena
(518) 756-3463
The Silver Spoon Cafe on Facebook

DISTILLERY
Albany Distilling Company
75 Livingston Avenue, Albany
(518) 949-2472
albanydistilling.com

Higher Ground Distilling Company
2513 State Highway 30, Mayfield
(518) 527-5490
highergrounddistilling.com

Harvest Spirits
3074 Route 9, Valatie
(518) 758-1776
harvestspirits.com

FAMILY-OWNED RESTAURANT
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

West Ave Pizza
99 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs
(518) 886-03788
westavenuepizzeria.com

FINE DINING
677 Prime
677 Broadway, Albany
(518) 427-7463
677prime.com

15 Church
15 Church Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 587-1515
15churchrestaurant.com

Black & Blue Steak and Crab (tie)
1470 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 313-7388
blackandbluesteakandcrab.com

Josie’s Table (tie)
1475 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 689-7777
josiestable.com

FISH FRY/FISH & CHIPS
Ted’s Fish Fry
Multiple Locations
tedsfishfry.com

Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Halfway House Tavern
26 Main Street, Ravena
(518) 756-9720
Halfway House Tavern on Facebook

FRIED CHICKEN
Hattie’s Restaurant
45 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 584-4790
hattiesrestaurant.com

The Cuckoo’s Nest
234 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 650-7215
cuckoosnestalbany.com

The Nest
512 State Street, Schenectady
(518) 672-3018
thenest518.com

GLUTEN-FREE SELECTION
Perfect Blend Cafe and Bakery
376 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-6537
perfectblendcafe.com

Saratoga Gluten Free Goods
176 Broad Street, Schuylerville
(518) 695-6565
saratogaglutenfreegoods.com

Track 32
1368 Indian Fields Road, Feura Bush
(518) 439-0032
track32ny.com

HAPPY HOUR
Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

Junior’s Bar and Grill (tie Finalist 1)
Multiple Locations
juniorsbarandgrill.com

Pasta Pane (tie Finalist 1)
18 Park Avenue, Clifton Park
(518) 371-5762
pastapane.com

Tatu Tacos and Tequila (tie Finalist 2)
100 Congress Street, Troy
(518) 874-1028
tatuny.com

Bocage Champagne Bar (tie Finalist 2)
10 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 450-1115
bocagechampagnebar.com

HOT DOG
Gus’ Hot Dogs
212 25th Street, Watervliet
(518) 273-8743
Find us on Facebook!

Famous Lunch
111 Congress Street, Troy
(518) 272-9481
worldfamouslunch.com

First Prize Mike’s
1135 Erie Boulevard, Schenectady
(518) 382-9213
mikesfirstprize.com

ICE CREAM STAND
Guptill’s Ice Cream
1085 New Loudon Road, Cohoes
(518) 785-0660
Guptill’s Ice Cream on Facebook

The Snowman Ice Cream
531 5th Avenue, Troy
(518) 233-1714
thesnowmanicecream.com

Jim’s Tastee Freez
58 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-3912
jimstasteefreez.com

KID-FRIENDLY DINING
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

The Greens at Copake Country Club
44 Golf Course Road, Craryville
(518) 325-0019
thegreensatcopake.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

LATE-NIGHT DINING
Nighthawks Restaurant and Bar
461 Broadway, Troy
(518) 272-1000
nighthawkstroy.com

My Place and Company

241 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-7610

1640 Columbia Turnpike, Schodack
(518) 477-5555
myplaceandcompany.com

Bob’s Diner
929 19th Street, Watervliet
(518) 274-2393
bobsdinerny.com

LUNCH SPOT
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Koni’s Broadway Kafe
357 Broadway, Troy
(518) 273-2233
Koni’s Broadway Kafe on Facebook

Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rennselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

MAC & CHEESE
Druthers Brewing Company
Multiple Locations
druthersbrewing.com

Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Tipsy Moose Tap & Tavern
Multiple Locations
tipsymoosetavern.com

MARGARITA
Cantina
408 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
(518) 587-5577
cantinasaratoga.com

Margarita City
1118 Central Avenue, Albany
(418) 977-4169
margarita-city.com

Tatu Tacos and Tequila
100 Congress Street, Troy
(518) 874-1028
tatuny.com

MARTINI
9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs
(518) 583-2582
9mapleave.com

Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rennselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

The Misfit Bar and Cocktail Lounge
1 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 285-0129
themisfitsaratoga.com

MEATBALLS
Cardona’s Market
Multiple Locations
cardonasmarket.com

DeFazio’s
264 & 266 4th Street, Troy
(518) 271-1111

75 Livingston Avenue, Albany
(518) 977-4041
defaziospizza.com

Canali’s Italian & American Restaurant
126 Mariaville Road, Schenectady
(518) 355-5323
canalisrestaurant.com

MUFFINS
Hannaford
Multiple Locations
hannaford.com

Perfect Blend Cafe and Bakery
376 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-6537
perfectblendcafe.com

Bella Napoli
672 New Loudon Road, Latham
(518) 783-0196

21 River Street, Troy
(518) 274-8277
bellanapolibakery.com

NEW RESTAURANT (PAST 12 MONTHS)
Bocage Champagne Bar
10 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 450-1115
bocagechampagnebar.com

Josie’s Table (tie)
1475 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 689-7777
josiestable.com

Tatu Tacos and Tequila (tie)
100 Congress Street, Troy
(518) 874-1028
tatuny.com

FoCo Taco
374 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
focotacos.com

OMELETTES
The Ugly Rooster
312 North 3rd Avenue, Mechanicville
(518) 664-2769

2476 Route 9, Malta
(518) 899-5099
theuglyrooster.com

Duncan’s Dairy Bar
890 Hoosick Road, Troy
(518) 279-9985
duncansdairybar.com

Alexis Diner (tie)
294 North Greenbush Road, Troy
(518) 286-2603
alexisdiner.us

The Skyline Diner (tie)
314 Columbia Street, Rensselaer
(518) 434-0233
The Skyline Diner on Facebook

OUTDOOR DINING
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Lanie’s Cafe
471 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville
(518) 438-5005
laniescafe.com

Swifty’s Restaurant and Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

PASTA
DeFazio’s
266 4th Street, Troy
(518) 271-1111

75 Livingston Avenue, Albany
(518) 977-4041
defaziospizza.com

Canali’s Italian & American Restaurant
126 Mariaville Road, Schenectady
(518) 355-5623
canalisrestaurant.com

Wheatfields Bistro & Wine Bar
54 Crossing Boulevard, Clifton Park
(518) 383-4444
wheatfields.com

PASTA SAUCE
Dominick’s Gourmet Pasta Sauce
1969 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands
(518) 478-9223
Dominick’s Gourmet Pasta Sauce on Facebook

Canali’s Italian & American Restaurant
126 Mariaville Road, Schenectady
(518) 355-5623
canalisrestaurant.com

Cardona’s Market
Multiple Locations
cardonasmarket.com

PIES
Smith’s Orchard Bake Shop
4561 Jockey Street, Ballston Spa
(518) 882-6598
smithorchardbakeshop.com

Golden Harvest Farms
3074 Route 9, Valatie
(518) 758-7683
goldenharvestfarms.com

Lakeside Farms
336 Schauber Road, Ballston Lake
(518) 399-8359
lakesidefarmcidermill.com

PIZZA
DeFazio’s
264 & 266 4th Street, Troy
(518) 271-1111

75 Livingston Avenue, Albany
(518) 977-4041
defaziospizza.com

Kay’s Pizza
10 Walsh Lane, Averill Park
(518) 674-5413
kayspizza.com

Romo’s Pizza
365 Feura Bush Road, Glenmont
(518) 449-5871
romospizzany.com

PRETZEL WITH PUB CHEESE
Druthers Brewing Company
Multiple Locations
druthersbrewing.com

Ryan’s Wake
403 River Street, Troy
(518) 270-9253
ryanswake.com

Tipsy Moose Tap & Tavern
Multiple Locations
tipsymoosetavern.com

PUB
Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

O’Slattery’s Irish Restaurant and Pub
318 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-5634
oslatterys.com

McGeary’s Pub (tie)
4 Clinton Square, Albany
(518) 463-1455
mcgearyspub.com

Harvey’s Restaurant and Bar (tie)
14 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 583-0003
harveyspub.com

RIBS
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Otis & Oliver’s
30 Mill Road, Latham
(518) 785-9291
otisandolivers.com

PJ’s Bar-B-QSA
1 Kaydeross Avenue West, Saratoga Springs
(518) 583-2445
pjsbarbqsa.com

ROMANTIC DINING
Bocage Champagne Bar
10 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 450-1115
bocagechampagnebar.com

15 Church
15 Church Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 587-1515
15churchrestaurant.com

677 Prime
677 Broadway, Albany
(518) 427-7463
677prime.com

SALADS
Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

Bountiful Bread
1475 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 438-3540

108 State Street, Schenectady
(518) 387-9997
bountifulbread.com

Lanie’s Cafe
471 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville
(518) 438-5005
laniescafe.com

SANDWICH/SUB
Cardona’s Market
Multiple Locations
cardonasmarket.com

McCarroll’s The Village Butcher & Deli (tie)
406 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar
(518) 439-3936
fix8media-delmar.squarespace.com

Pellegrino Importing (tie)
1197 Central Avenue, Albany
(518) 459-4472
pellegrinoimporting.com

Gershon’s Deli
1600 Union Street, Schenectady
(518) 393-0617
gershonsdeli.com

SEAFOOD
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Fin Your Fishmonger
2050 Western Avenue, Guilderland
(518) 452-4565
finshops.com

Sea Smoke Waterfront Grill
10 Starbuck Drive, Green Island
(518) 326-4164
seasmokegrill.com

SLIDERS
Slidin’ Dirty
9 First Street, Troy
(518) 326-8492
slidindirty.com

Jack’s Drive-In
24 Main Avenue, Wynantskill
(518) 283-5110
Jack’s Drive In on Facebook

West Ave Chicken
99 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs
(518) 584-8200
westavechicken.com

SPORTS BAR
Junior’s Bar & Grill
Multiple Locations
juniorsbarandgrill.com

Recovery Sports Grill
Multiple Locations
recoverysportsgrill.com

Forty One Sports Bar & Grille
41 112th Street, Troy
(518) 235-4141
fortyonesportsbar.com

STEAKHOUSE
677 Prime
677 Broadway, Albany
(518) 427-7463
677prime.com

Barnsider
480 Sand Creek Road, Albany
(518) 869-2448
barnsiderrestaurant.com

Black & Blue Steak and Crab
1470 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 313-7388
blackandbluesteakandcrab.com

TAKEOUT
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

West Ave Pizza
99 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs
(518) 886-3788
westavenuepizzeria.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

TAPAS/SMALL PLATES
Bocage Champagne Bar
10 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 450-1115
bocagechampagnebar.com

Boca Bistro
384 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
(518) 682-2800
bocabistro.com

The Shaker and Vine
221 Harborside Drive, Schenectady
(518) 630-6318
theshakerandvine.com

TEA
The Whistling Kettle
Multiple Locations
thewhistlingkettle.com

Saratoga Tea and Honey
348 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
(518) 871-1419
saratogateaandhoney.com

Short & Stout Tea Lounge
1736 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 456-8327
shortandstouttea.com

VEGETARIAN SELECTION
Meaty Max Vegan Meats
Meaty Max Vegan Meats on Facebook

Rooted + Rind
14 Booth Road, Delmar
(518) 599-5055
rootedandrind.com

Bountiful Bread
1475 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 438-3540

108 State Street, Schenectady
(518) 387-9997
bountifulbread.com

VEGAN SELECTION
Meaty Max Vegan Meats
Meaty Max Vegan Meats on Facebook

Take Two Cafe
433 State Street, Schenectady
(518) 280-9670
taketwo518.com

Rooted + Rind
14 Booth Road, Delmar
(518) 599-5055
rootedandrind.com

WINE SELECTION
Bocage Champagne Bar
10 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 450-1115
bocagechampagnebar.com

The Shaker and Vine
221 Harborside Drive, Schenectady
(518) 630-6318
theshakerandvine.com

677 Prime
677 Broadway, Albany
(518) 427-7463
677prime.com

WINE/ WINERY
Saratoga Winery
462 Route 29, Saratoga Springs
(518) 584-9463
thesaratogawinery.com

Galway Rock Vineyard and Winery
998 Saratoga Road, Ballston Lake
(518) 280-6554
galwayrockwines.com

Sabba Vineyard
383 Pitts Road, Chatham
(518) 766-3755
sabbavineyard.com

RESTAURANT BY CUISINE

AMERICAN
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

CHINESE
The Plum Blossom Restaurant
685 Hoosick Road, Troy
(518) 272-0036
The Plum Blossom Restaurant on Facebook

Ala Shanghai
468 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham
(518) 783-8188
alashanghai.net

Rain Modern Chinese
259 Lark Street, Albany
(518) 729-4827
rainalbany.com

GREEK
Athos Restaurant
1814 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 608-6400
athosrestaurant.com

Grecian Gardens
1612 Route 9, Clifton Park
(518) 373-9950
greciangardensny.com

Garlic Lovers Corner (tie)
235 North Greenbush Road, Troy
(518) 283-1621
garlicloverscorner.com

Alexis Diner (tie)
294 North Greenbush Road, Troy
(518) 286-2603
alexisdiner.us

INDIAN
Shalimar
Multiple Locations
shalimarny.com

Karavalli (tie)
9 Johnson Road, Latham
(518) 785-7600
karavalli.com

Taj Mahal (tie)
820 Eastern Avenue, Schenectady
518-370-3664
tmahalrestaurant.com

Maharaja Indian Restaurant
10 Wolf Road, Albany
(518) 599-0571
maharajaofalbany.com

ITALIAN
D’Raymonds
269 Osborne Road, Loudonville
(518) 459-6364
draymonds.com

Canali’s Italian and American Restaurant
126 Mariaville Road, Schenectady
(518) 355-5323
canalisrestaurant.com

Caffe Italia Ristorante (tie)
662 Central Avenue, Albany
(518) 459-8029
caffeitaliaalbany.com

Verdile’s Restaurant (tie)
572 2nd Avenue, Troy
(518) 235-8879
verdile.com

JAPANESE
Shogun (tie)
318 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 729-5727
shogunofdelmar.com

Akanomi Japanese Restaurant (tie)
2568 Western Avenue, Altamont
(518) 357-0888
akanomisushi.com

Mr. Fuji
1475 Western Avenue, Albany
(518) 269-3999

19 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park
(518) 383-5538
mrfujisushi.com

MEXICAN
El Mariachi
289 Hamilton Street, Albany
(518) 432-7580
elmariachirestaurant.com

El Charro
952 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham
(518) 608-5842
elcharroalbany.com

El Loco Mexican Cafe
465 Madison Avenue, Albany
(518) 436-1855
ellocomexicancafe.com

POLISH
Muza
1300 15th Street, Troy
(518) 271-6892
muzaeuropeanfood.com

New York Restaurant
353 Main Street, Catskill
(518) 943-5500
nyrestaurantcatskill.com

THAI
Celadon Thai Restaurant
860 New Loudon Road, Latham
(518) 250-5551
celadonthaialbany.com

Sri Siam Thai Restaurant
337 Columbia Thai Restaurant, East Greenbush
(518) 915-1654
srisiamthaifood.com

Jasmine Thai Restaurant
2717 Broadway, Schenectady
(518) 346-9990
jasminethairestaurant.webs.com

RESTAURANT BY COUNTY

ALBANY
Yanni’s Too
16 Marina Drive, Coeymans
(518) 756-7033
yannisrestaurants.com

Swifty’s Restaurant & Pub
95 Everett Road, Albany
(518) 472-0522

367 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
(518) 475-1111
swiftyspub.com

Cafe Capriccio
49 Grand Street, Albany
(518) 465-0439
cafecapriccio.com

COLUMBIA
The Greens at Copake Country Club
44 Golf Course Road, Craryville
(518) 325-0019
thegreensatcopake.com

La Bella’s
2967 Route 9, Valatie
(518) 758-6611
labellavalatie.com

Jackson’s Old Chatham House
646 Albany Turnpike, Old Chatham
(518) 794-7373
jacksonsoch.com

GREENE
Red’s Restaurant
12005 Route 9W, Coxsackie
(518) 731-8151
redsrestaurant.com

Barnwood Restaurant
1 Deer Lane, Catskill
(518) 943-2200
barnwooddining.com

Pegasus Restaurant
10885 Route 9W, Coxsackie
(518) 731-9200
pegasuson9w.com

FULTON
Stacy’s Scratch Kitchen at Higher Ground Distillery
2513 Route 30, Mayfield
(518) 527-5490
Stacy’s Scratch Kitchen on Facebook

Lakeside Tavern and Marina
306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville
(518) 883-5253
lanzislakesidetavern.com

MONTGOMERY
Raindancer Restaurant
4582 Route 30, Amsterdam
(518) 842-2606
raindancerrestaurant.com

Lorenzo’s Southside
1 Port Jackson Square, Amsterdam
(518) 212-2256
lorenzossouthside.com

Russo’s Grill
365 West Main Street, Amsterdam
(518) 842-2630
russosgrill.com

RENSSELAER
Illusive Restaurant & Bar
3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer
(518) 977-3602
illusives.com

Tatu Tacos and Tequila
100 Congress Street, Troy
(518) 874-1028
tatuny.com

Chez Mike
596 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush
(518) 479-4730
chezmikerestaurant.com

SARATOGA
Panza’s
129 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs
(518) 584-6882
panzasrestaurant.com

15 Church
15 Church Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 587-1515
15churchrestaurant.com

Bocage Champagne Bar
10 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
(518) 450-1115
bocagechampagnebar.com

SCHENECTADY
Canali’s Italian & American Restaurant
126 Mariaville Road, Schenectady
(518) 355-5323
canalisrestaurant.com

Cornells in Little Italy
39 North Jay Street, Schenectady
(518) 630-5002
cornellsitalian.com

The Nest
512 State Street, Schenectady
(518) 672-3018
thenest518.com

SCHOHARIE
Apple Barrel Store and Cafe
115 Route 30A, Schoharie
(518) 295-7179
shopapplebarrel.com

Schoharie Valley Farms/ The Carrot Barn
5605 Route 30, Schoharie
(518) 295-7139
schoharievalleyfarms.com

The Farmers Beef and Brew
305 Main Street, Schoharie
(518) 702-4270
thefarmersbeefandbrew.com

WARREN
The Log Jam
1484 US 9, Lake George
(518) 798-1155
logjamrestaurant.com

The Algonquin
4770 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing
(518) 644-9442
thealgonquin.com

Downtown City Tavern
21 Elm Street, Glens Falls
(518) 480-3500
downtowncitytavern.com          

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