Capital Region

Dine 2019: Your guide to the Capital Region restaurant scene

Here's a taste of your local dining options
Executive Chef Frank Daluisio holds a Lemon Berry Waffle at Iron Roost in Ballston Spa, April 11, 2019.
Executive Chef Frank Daluisio holds a Lemon Berry Waffle at Iron Roost in Ballston Spa, April 11, 2019.

Schenectady County

Good food and friendly setting carry Scotia’s Turf Tavern through eight decades
Scotia landmark has had just three owners despite great longevity

Cornells in Little Italy offers Schenectady great Italian, cozy atmosphere
Humes and Ryon became owners of the longtime city restaurant in 2011

Gershon’s still tops for deli sandwiches, salads in Schenectady
Owners always thinking of ways to bring in new customers while keeping tradition solid

Scotti’s the stop for Italian on Schenectady’s Union Street
Restaurant now offers artisan bread baked on premises

The Bear’s: A “royal” dining experience in Duanesburg
The restaurant was founded in January 1969

Dukes gives Schenectady steak and seafood in casino setting
Restaurant named after Schenectady icon Tony “The Duke” DeLorenzo

Mad Jack brews, cooks and plays its own tune in Schenectady
Historic jazz club remains a cozy place to hear music but brews and cooks for thousands

From farm to table at Colonie’s Field Notes at Lansing’s Farm
Hearty, seasonally-driven weekend meals

Taj Mahal Restaurant serves up traditional Indian dishes in Schenectady
Chef Shammi Waheed encourages people to give something unfamiliar a try

Malcolm’s brings farm-to-table to Schenectady
Lower Union Street restaurant boasts a creative and frequently changing menu


Saratoga County

Flatbread Social brings people together in Saratoga Springs
Neapolitan-style fare, with cocktails, craft beers and homemade ice cream

Forno’s Bistro offers Tuscan-inspired seasonal cuisine in Saratoga Springs
Traditional food, modern interpretation

Four Seasons is Saratoga Springs’ go-to restaurant for vegetarian and vegan food
One of only a handful of such restaurants in Capital Region

Galway’s Cock ‘n Bull still going strong after 43 years
Friendly place by the side of the road specializes in steak with poultry and seafood

Nonna Maria’s of Halfmoon brings home cooking to your table
Owner and executive chef Gerry Cunsolo opened restaurant’s doors in 2015

Delmonico’s: An Italian-inspired steakhouse in Clifton Park and Colonie
Perfect for a romantic dinner or a family outing

Powers Inn and Pub mixes tradition and creativity in Clifton Park
The now-local-staple has a rich history

Hamlet & Ghost in Saratoga Springs is straight out of a classic tale
“A town without a tavern is like ‘Hamlet’ without the ghost”

15 Church serves up contemporary American fare with flare in Saratoga Springs
Chef Michael Mastrantuono serves up classics from gnocchi to filet mignon with a twist

Ballston Spa’s Next Door Kitchen and Bar turns seasonal bounty into creative concoctions
Farm to table—from one block away

Iron Roost serves up gourmet waffles in Ballston Spa
Menu offerings range from sweet breakfast confections to hearty deli sandwiches using waffles


Montgomery, Fulton and Schoharie Counties

Authentic Italian at Parillo’s Armory Grill in Amsterdam
Restaurant in Parillo family for 46 years

Table At Fort Plain: Fine dining midway between Utica and Albany
Features menu items that Americans ate a century ago before the mass production of food

C.P.’s Family Restaurant in Hagaman offers memorabilia with its burgers
Chuck and Carol Phillips launched Hagaman landmark in 1983

Saltsman’s Hotel choice for servings of food, history in Fulton County
Hotel was built in 1813

Johnstown’s Union Hall supplies contemporary American cuisine in Revolution-era setting
Family-run restaurant features everything from steak to seafood to chicken piccata

Lanzi’s on the Lake in Mayfield is part of long family tradition
Restaurant has been serving customers on Great Sacandaga Lake for 27 years

Chef and owner of Broadalbin’s SALT cooks outside the box
Bistro and wine bar offers diners eclectic menu

Craft beer and craft food at Broadalbin’s Project 29 Pub
Pub fare features the familiar with a twist

Grapevine Farms in Cobleskill offers comfort food, wine — with an unexpected twist
Dining and shopping, tours and tastings

Glens Falls’ Morgan & Co. offers fine cuisine in a historic Adirondack home
Adirondack wrap-around porch and courtyard gives one the feel of the city’s rich lumbering history

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