Schenectady is calling on all taste buds for Restaurant Week – The Daily Gazette


If they were fair to our taste buds, they would change the name from Schenectady Restaurant Week to Schenectady Restaurant Month.

There are simply too many great places to eat in Schenectady to limit the opportunity to just seven days.

Still, a week is all you have to fully experience the great cuisine the city has to offer at the special weekly restaurant menu prices.

Starting Monday and running through Sunday, April 10, the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation (DSIC) and the Schenectady County Chamber are promoting Restaurant Week.

It’s a way to reward existing customers for their loyalty, expose new people to the pleasures of dining in Schenectady, and remind all of the great restaurants, shops, and businesses we have downtown and in the communities. neighbours.

As part of the promotion, 15 participating restaurants will offer special fixed price menus for $30, a menu that includes a variety of appetizers, main courses and desserts.

If lunch is your thing, this year’s Restaurant Week will feature two restaurants for the first time offering three-course lunches for $20.

The restaurants offering the special dinner menu are: Canvas, Corks and Forks, 402 Union Street; Cornells in Little Italy, 39 N. Jay Street; Dukes Chophouse at Rivers Casino, 1 Rush Street; Grano, 426 State Street; Johnny’s Restaurant, 432 State Street; Katie O’Byrne’s Irish Pub, 121 Wall Street; Manhattan Exchange, 607 Union Street; Mexican Radio, 325 State Street; More Italian cuisine from Perreca, 31 N. Jay Street; Pho Queen, 402 State Street; Tara Kitchen, 431 Liberty Street; Tops American Grill, Bakery & Bar, 351 Duanesburg Road, Rotterdam; Turf Tavern, 40 Mohawk Avenue, Scotland; The Waters Edge Lighthouse, 2 Freemans Bridge Road, Glenville; and Zen Asian Bistro, 469 State Street.

The restaurants offering the special lunch menu are: Bountiful Bread on State, 108 State Street, and More Perreca’s Italian Kitchen, 31 N. Jay Street.

To view special discount menus, visit: https://downtownschenectady.org/portfolio/2022-schenectady-restaurant-week/.

Reservations are recommended and at many restaurants they may be required. So call before you go. Also, remember to tip generously and follow pandemic-related rules at each establishment.

As a bonus, guests will be invited to complete a survey to be entered into a draw for a set of gift cards at participating restaurants.

And if you enjoy your experience, do not hesitate to come back. Restaurant week is only seven days long, but the experience is available year-round.

Don’t miss.

Your taste buds will be eternally grateful.

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