Thursday, March 24, 2016

Where are you going for Easter? A local brunch Sounds Marvelous!

   If you are looking for a place to eat this Easter, Albany County definitely has you covered! With many options to choose from, there is something for everyone this Sunday. Check ‘em out below:

Sunday, Mar 27, 2016 from 10 AM 4 PM
Where: The Capital American Eatery Address
Cost: $29.95 per adult. $14.95 per child under 12

   Come to the Capital American Eatery on Sunday, March 27th for a spectacular Easter Sunday Buffet Brunch. Immerse yourself in a dining experience fit to satisfy your palate and expose you to fine cuisine.

   Never know what to decide? That is ok!  With multiple food stations to choose from, brunch includes an Omelet, Pasta, Seafood, & Carving station, along with a Waffle and Dessert bar!  This buffet also includes tea, coffee and soda. Reserve your spot online here.

Sunday, Mar 27, 2016 10AM
Where: The Point Restaurant and Lounge, 1100 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY
Cost: $29.95 adults, $15 children 4-12, plus tax & gratuity
   Enjoy Easter Brunch at The Point Restaurant & Lounge! Celebrate and relax with family and friends on this fine Sunday morning!

Sunday, Mar 27, 2016 7 AM to 9 PM
Where: Simpson’s at The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211
Cost: $41.95+

   Bring everyone together for either special Easter brunch, or have a nice holiday dinner. Eat, laugh, and celebrate time together, and take time to relax! Indulge in a special holiday menu, including traditional Easter favorites and more! Dinner is served from 1 pm – 9 pm.

Sunday, 10 AM - 2 PM
Where: Glen Sanders Mansion, One Glen Avenue, Scotia
Cost: $40 Adults / $20 Kids

   Enjoy Easter Brunch from 10 AM to 2 PM at The Glen Sanders Mansion on Easter Day. View their menu here, and call ahead to reserve.

Sunday 11:30 AM – 2 PM
Where: Reel Seafood Co., 195 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $5 - $25

   On Easter Sunday the Reel Seafood Co. will be hosting Brunch with the Easter Bunny. This is an extraordinary brunch with many choices on the menu to decide from. Designed with families in mind for a day full of fun and a visit from the Easter Bunny!
   Enjoy live music featuring Frank Sinatra classics and receive a free photo with the Easter Bunny. Adults can enjoy options from the Bloody Mary or Mimosa bar, or some Adult Hot Cocoa.

Sunday 8:30 AM – 1 PM
Cost: $9 for ages 13 & up, $5 for ages 7-12, Free for ages 6 and younger

            Enjoy a full pancake breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausage, and home fries. Stay for many activities later on, including contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, children’s activities, and more.
   Join in on an Easter egg hunt in the Historic Village at 1pm. Eggs will be filled with carousel tokens and candy. One special golden egg winner will win free rides on the Carousel all year long! Now that sounds like something worthwhile! 

Monday, March 21, 2016

Reel Seafood offers seaside lunch spot on Wolf Road

Reel Seafood offers casual elegance for lunch guests.
Reel Seafood Company is proud to unveil a brand new lunch menu. Diners can choose from a wide array of made-from-scratch dishes, including casual fare, and more upscale cuisine, making it a perfect destination for a business lunch or a gathering of friends.

Part of the $1 million renovation, the main dining room was
inspired by co-owner Aliki Serras's trip to the Greek Island of
The menu features Reel Seafood Company’s famous raw bar, with colossal shrimps, east and west coast oysters, cherrystone clams, and little neck clams and other favorites. And when it comes to more traditional lunch items like salads or sandwiches, we think you’ll agree that greens topped with fresh grilled salmon or seared scallops, and grouper sandwiches blow your Caesar salad out of the water.

Reel Seafood Company is co-owned by Aliki Serras and Faith Takes, who say the restaurant is a perfect fit for business meetings and small gatherings. The restaurant, which underwent a $1 million renovation last year, now boasts fresh d├ęcor, ample meeting spaces, presentation capabilities, and a full-service catering menu for discerning event planners to choose from.

And don’t miss Sunday Brunch at Reel Seafood! Served every Sunday from 11:30am-2:00pm this brunch features a waffle and pancake station, a full line-up of delicious omelets and eggs benedicts, as well as baked flatbreads, sandwiches and salads from the garden. Plus, great kids specials starting at just $6.

Enjoy Happy Hour and Snacks seven days a week! Clams and oysters just $1, and drink specials all evening. Meet your friends, bring your client, unwind after a long day. Monday through Friday 4-6pm, Saturday and Sunday, 3-6pm.

And don’t forget that Reel Seafood hosts banquets and meetings. Whether your group is 15 or 150, Reel Seafood can accommodate. With its well-appointed meeting space, and multiple banquet menu options, Reel Seafood is a sophisticated choice for your next affair.

Lunch is served every day from 11am to 2:30pm. Prices range from $5 to $35. For more information, or to make a reservation, contact the restaurant at 518-458-2068, or visit the restaurant website: