Cafes in Troy


$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Cafe Food and Drink at Sandye's Cafe ($20 Total Value)

Sandye's Cafe

Schenectady

Enjoy cafe fare such as coffee, gourmet cupcakes, and breakfast and lunch paninis

$10 $5

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Healthy All-Natural Cafe Food for Breakfast or Lunch at A Natural Way Cafe (42% Off). Two Options Available.

A Natural Way Cafe

Altamont

Healthy and natural foods crafted locally

$6.50 $3.75

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Eastern European Food, Crepes, and Tea at Crepes Tea House (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Crepes Tea House

West Springfield Town

Crepes filled with fresh fruits and chocolates, or meats and cheeses served alongside European dumplings, potato pancakes, and seafood

$25 $12

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$14 for $30 Worth of Organic, Fair Trade Coffee, and Locally Made Ice Cream

Harvest Country Store

Harvest Country Store Llc

Organic and fair-trade coffee, which can be topped with vegan-friendly syrup, pairs with ice cream from a local supplier

$30 $14

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Coffee and Cafe Fare at The Bean @226 ($24 Value)

The Bean @226

226 Jazz Art Java

Cappuccinos, espressos, and other coffee drinks match with breakfast sandwiches and pastries in cafe that celebrates local art and music

$6 $3

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$14 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Sandwiches at Pickle Jar Deli ($32 Total Value)

Pickle Jar Deli

East Windsor

Freshly sliced meats top sandwiches while homemade chicken and egg salads complement daily specials

$8 $3.50

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Cafe Food and Drinks for Two or Four or More at Tea with Tracy (Up to 58% Off)

Tea with Tracy

Tea with Tracy

More than 180 flavors of tea fill pots alongside fresh-baked scones, tea sandwiches, soup, and award-winning desserts

$20 $10

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Times Union food critic Cheryl Clark didn't mince words when describing the Illium Steak Wedge salad at Illium Cafe, declaring it "a revelation." Tossed with the salad's bacon, toasted almonds, fried goat cheese, and blue-cheese dressing were "the most tender, flavorful medallions of beef I've enjoyed in a while." The salad is one of the many dishes lovingly crafted from local and organic ingredients by the cafe's resident chef, Marla Ortega. Alongside salads, her lunchtime feasts spotlight innovative sandwiches, such as quesadillas filled with seared scallops, bok choy, and local cow's-milk cheese infused with black truffle. That spirit of experimentation remains for breakfast, when Marla mixes seared wild salmon into omelets and pairs banana-and-macadamia-nut pancakes with banana-infused whipped butter. An entire menu of coffee drinks complements Marla's cuisine, running the gamut from gourmet roasts and frappes to iced drinks, which are made with coffee beans harvested from icebergs. The Times Union also praised the caf?'s elegantly decorated dining room for its "gorgeous woodwork," which complements its painted tin ceiling, pull-down glass windows, and landscape mural.
9 Broadway
Troy,
NY
US
Lee and Barrye Cohen have been roasting and brewing fresh beans into caffeinated elixirs since 1976, when they first began expanding horizons with then-unheard-of espresso and cappuccinos. Using the same trusty vintage coffee roaster they used back then, they continue to roast aromatic gourmet beans. They brighten mornings and afternoon slumps with traditional coffee or energize lattes, mochas, and chai with rich espresso. Chefs cook up a menu of updated classics daily with local farm-fresh eggs and housemade sauces, stacking egg sandwiches with andouille sausage and deli sandwiches with pit-baked ham. On select evenings, melodies and spoken words can be heard emanating from the Troy location, which hosts an open-mic night where local artists play music or slam poetry books onto the floor as guests sip cocktails and wine. The Cohens are proud of their local roots, and give back the loyalty they've received by frequently donating to local charitable causes. Daily Grind also has an online store, which outfits kitchens with loose-leaf teas, cappuccino machines, and gelato machines from brands such as Baratza, Gaggia, and Nemox.
46 3rd Street
Troy,
NY
US
Stop by Lansingburgh Cafe in Troy for a quick and tasty bite to eat. Low-fat options are missing from the menu, so guests can leave their diets at home. Parties of any size can easily be seated at Lansingburgh Cafe. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. Street parking is available, or, on busy nights, a nearby lot is another option for drivers. There's no need to spend a fortune on a delicious meal at Lansingburgh Cafe — most prices are under $15. Make sure you bring enough cash to Lansingburgh Cafe to cover your expenses. The breakfast menu at the restaurant draws rave reviews, though you can also stop by for lunch or dinner.
469 5th Ave
Troy,
NY
US
Let's meet our competitors. In the blue corner, weighing in at five pounds: a stack of oversized pancakes covered in whipped cream and fruit. In the red corner: you. The match is a single 30-minute round, and if you win, you earn a free meal. Few win. In fact, scores of potential champions have failed the Ugly Rooster Cafe's colossal pancake challenge, including The Daily Gazette reporter Jeff Wilkin, but so far none have been knocked out?just blown away by chef Ariel Pagan's fluffy pancakes. Though nothing else is as colossal as the pancake challenge, the rest of Ugly Rooster's breakfast menu still packs stomachs pretty tight. Aside from omelets and breakfast burritos, the cafe's french toast soaks bread (or cinnamon buns for the more adventurous) in a batter that hints of vanilla and nutmeg. For lunch, the cooks assemble burgers with avocado and bacon or BLTs with fried green tomatoes and garlic mayo sauce. Whether refereeing a pancake challenge or simply greeting customers at their tables, Chef Pagan works side by side with his two children, Chris and Cesare, ensuring that the family-owned restaurant operates as smoothly as a production of Ball Bearings on Ice.
159 N Main St
Mechanicville,
NY
US
Take a seat at Guiseppe's Restaurant for an inviting cafe experience in the middle of Hoosick Falls Hoosick. Health-crazed eaters may have to stick with water, though, as Guiseppe's Restaurant offers delicious grub that s far as can be from low-fat fare. Pick your poison and toast your evening — drinks are also served here. Have a large group? No problem. Head to Guiseppe's Restaurant for easy seating. Take it nice and easy at Guiseppe's Restaurant, where casual dress is the rule of the day. You can also have Guiseppe's Restaurant cater your next event. Guiseppe's Restaurant's diners can park in a neighboring lot just seconds away. Meals at Guiseppe's Restaurant are moderately priced — most diners spend about $30 per person.
3680 Highway 7
Hoosick Falls,
NY
US
Whether it's the size of a dixie cup or enough to fill the bathtub, at Yeh! Yogurt, customers are in control of their servings. Amid fuchsia walls and bright-green accents, customers pull the levers on self-serve machines as the low-calorie, nonfat delight swirls into their containers. Available flavors rotate monthly and seasonally and include options such as fudge and marshmallow, spicy pumpkin, cake batter, and piña colada. More than 40 toppings such as candies, chocolates, nuts, and farthings cascade over yogurt peaks. Other sweet options include crepes, smoothies, and coffee drinks.
Crossgate Mall
Albany,
NY
US
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