Troy Restaurant Week & Craft Beer Week

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Monday, September 14th - Sunday, September 20th 


Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country; now it's our turn!

Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event, so there is something for everyone!



If your food establishment or business is interested in participating in this wonderful event, download the application HERE 


  2015 Restaurant Week Specials 


 $5 Lunch Price Point

The Ale House (680 River Street) :: Pretzel and Beer Cheese Dip - two hot pretzels served with a warm beer cheese dip

Famous Lunch (111 Congress Street) :: 4 loaded hot dogs and a soda, $4.50.

The Flying Chicken (122 4th Street):: Any Sandwich

Harrison's Corner Market Pop-up (96 Congress St.) :: gourmet hot dogs and small bite sandwiches from 11:30 to 7:00 Thursday and Friday. Hot dogs will include :: Seattle- scallion cream cheese, pickled sliced jalapeno, worcestershire caramelized onions :: Nor' Easter- Boston baked beans, whiskey mustard, diced yellow onion, bread and butter relish, house fermented caraway sauerkraut :: Saigon- quick pickled Vietnamese slaw, caramelized sriracha, cilantro aioli :: Honolulu- crispy cured pork, pineapple relish, passion fruit mustard :: Small bite pressed sandwiches will include: Montreal Special- beef bologna, salami, yellow mustard :: Philly Pork- marinated pulled pork, broccoli rabe, roasted red peppers, garlic mayo, provolone cheese :: Kimchi Grilled Cheese- house fermented kimchi, sriracha mayo, cheddar cheese :: Roasted Red Pepper Caprese- roasted red pepper, pesto, mayo, mozzarella cheese :: also: Chili Pie- crushed fritos, sausage chili, sour cream, scallions and cheddar cheese

Lucas Confectionery (12 2nd Street):: Two varieties of grilled cheese. 

Muddaddy Flats (49 3rd Street):: Eggplant Parmesan Quesadilla or Black bean Burger Quesadilla.

Slidin' Dirty (9 1st Street) :: Wednesday - Five Dollar Fravos - our famous avocado fries 

Spill'n the Beans (13 3rd Street)::  Breakfast Sandwich - Fried egg, Sausage Patty, Maple Syrup , American cheese on an English muffin. 

$10 Price Point

The Ale House (680 River Street):: Double Play Sliders - two house smoked pulled pork with Coleslaw on a tasted Brioche Bun OR Harvest Veggie Sandwich – grilled Portobello eggplant and squash with herb goat cheese on whole wheat ciabatta OR Caprese Salad – fresh mozzarella marinated in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and herbs with ripe tomato and sweet balsamic reduction over baby arugula OR Smoked Salmon BLT – house smoked salmon with bacon lettuce and tomato on toasted wheat with chipotle mayo

Beirut Restaurant (184 River Street)::  Falafel Dinner & dessert.

B-Rads Bistro & Catering (1809 5th Ave.):: New England Style Lobster Roll served on a toasted New England roll with kettle chips and a pickle. All day

The Daily Grind (46 3rd Street) :: House made Pulled Pork Sandwich with jicama apple slaw, freshly baked cookie and a cup of coffee

LoPorto's Ristorante Caffe (85 4th Street) :: A choice of one appetizer and one house red or white wine.

Muddaddy Flats (49 3rd Street) :: Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Quesadilla with chips or cheese, drink and brookie OR Harvest Medley Quesadilla with chips or cheese, drink and a brookie

O'Brien's Public House (43 3rd Street) :: Ploughman's Platter - assortment of meat, cheeses, pickled veggies and bread 

Pecks Arcade (217 Broadway) :: Wednesday through Saturday- Fried Chicken Ramen, veggie muso ramen, steam buns, seasonal small plates 

The Shop (135 4th Street) :: "Osaka Soul Food" a traditional Japanese style poato pancake topped differntly each day with toppings inspired by street foods eaten throughout the world. Downtown Troy's own creative take on the Rochester late night classic the "garbage plate". Monday- Schmorga-borga - traditional swedish meatballs, currant preserves, buttered cabbage :: Tuesday- Middle East Feast - falafel, tabouli, tzatziki :: Wednesday- Sloppy Joesaka - grilled split hot dog, greek meat sauce, yellow mustard, chopped onion, buttered rice, baked beans :: Thursday- Southern Comfort - country fried chicken, sweet corn succotash, country sausage gravy :: Friday- Sofritas Burrito - sofrito pulled chicken, salsa picante, cumin rice, queso fresco and Mexican Slaw :: Saturday- The Wurst - house made curry wurst with beer braised cabbage and curried grape tomato sauce

Slidin' Dirty (9 1st Street) :: Monday - Dirty Combo - Any 2 O.G. sliders served with a side of Dirty Dippers :: Tuesday - Loaded Mac Trio - try all three of our new loaded mac and cheese :: Thursday- Appetizer Sampler - A sample of dirty little squealers, mac poppers, and southwest eggrolls :: Friday - Seafood Duo - a duo of our sliders of the sea 

Spill'n the Beans (13 3rd Street) ::  1. Panini - Italian sausage, sauteed onions and peppers with marinara sauce, provolone cheese with salad or chips and soda 2. Salad- Tuscan chicken, spring mix, cherry tomato, red onion, cucumbers, cranberries, apples, balsamic vinaigrette with soda 3. Mountain Man Mega Burger - with fried egg, bacon, Swiss cheese, served with chips and soda. 

 $20 Price Point 

The Ale House (680 River Street)::1st Course –Soup or Salad 2nd Course-Pasta and Grilled Veggie Primavera with your choice of house smoked salmon or roast stuffed portabella OR Sierra Nevada Beer Battered Fish and Chips - fresh cod battered and friend served with fresh cut French fries and Cole slaw OR Braised Beef Short Ribs - tender braised beef short ribs with garlic mashed potatoes & carrot chips 3rd Course – dessert. 

Beirut (184 River Street) :: 2 Shawarma dinners 

Browns Brewing Co. (417 River Street) :: 1st course: salad - small taproom salad with choice of dressing OR small ceaser salad (suggested beer pairing Cream Ale) 2nd Course entree: oatmeal stout braised short ribs served with caramelized carrot and wild mushroom risotto and grilled green beans (suggested beer pairing: oatmeal stout) OR puffed pastry covered chicken pot pie (suggested beer pairing: pale ale) 3rd Course: chocolate porter cake (suggested beer pairing: porter) OR vanilla bean cheesecake with white chocolate and carmel sauce (suggested beer pairing: brown ale) 

The Greek House (27 3rd Street) :: 3 courses of authentic Greek cuisine.

The Flying Chicken (122 4th Street) :: 8 piece family dinner 


 $30 Price Point 

The Ale House (680 River Street) :: 1st Course – Soup or Salad 2nd Course - Seafood Fettuccine with Pesto Cream Sauce - lobster, scallops and clams tossed with fettuccini in a savory pesto cream sauce OR Smoked BBQ Platter - quarter rack ribs, quarter chicken and pulled pork served with maple chipotle smashed sweet potatoes, Cole slaw and jalapeno cheddar corn bread 3rd Course – dessert

LoPorto's Ristorante Caffe (85 4th Street) :: 1st Course: Tomato & Basil Bruschetta served with crostini, imported and domestic cheese plate served with NYC gourmet crackers, New England Clam Chowder, Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Ravioli topped with leek cream sauce, or Rice Flower Breaded Shrimp finished with sweet chili dipping sauce; 2nd Course: Eggplant Rollatini, Shrimp Gorgonzola, Braised Bone in Prime Pork Chop, Chicken Spinach, Herb Encrusted Salmon, Broccoli and Sausage stuffed Ravioli topped w pesto cream sauce, or Culotte Steak Pizzaiola; 3rd Course: Key Lime Pie, Mini Chocolate Chip Cannoli, Spumoni, Peanut Butter Bistro Pie, Mini Chocolate Bunt Cake. 


Troy Craft Beer Week Special Events 

Monday, September 14th

  •   Pub Crawl and tapping of the Troy Craft Beer Week Beer (Menage Et Troy) Featured Bars :: The Ruck, Rare Form Brewing Co., Slidin' Dirty

Tuesday September 15th

  • The Ruck :: Sour Beer Night :: Enjoy some of the world's best sour beer producers from Local, National and International Breweries!   
  • Slidin' Dirty :: Beat the Brewer - compete in trivia against brewers from Rare Form, Shmaltz and Nine Pin

Wednesday, September 16th 

  • The Ruck :: Stone Brewing Company :: Join us as we celebrate the zany, visionary beers that only Stone Brewing can make. 
  • Rare Form Brewing Co. :: Pop up restaurant night with Placid Baker at Rare Form doing Pizzas 
  • The Shop :: 7:00 :: Beer and whiskey pairings with Saratoga Eagle - short pours of each beverage highlighting complimentary flavor profiles between various beer styles and vaious whiskey styles 
  • Bacchus Wood-Fired  :: Pies & Pints :: Avery Brewing Company tap take over 
  • Slidin' Dirty :: Craft Beer Buckets!

Thursday, September 17th 

  • The Ruck :: 1st Floor :: Jack's Abby & Peekskill Night :: samples from both breweries will be poured all night. 

                             :: 2nd Floor :: Ales vs Lagers Dinner :: Each course is served wtih a sample of Jack Abby's Lagers and Peekskill's Ales.Diners will vote which beer pairs the best with each food course.

  • Rare Form Brewing Co. :: Rarest From :: Some of Rare Form's rarest beers from the last year on tap, cask, through Randal's, etc!
  • The Shop :: 6:00 :: Ithica Brewing beer social, 5 NYS brewed beers from Ithica Brewing on tap with suggested small plate food pairing specials. 
  • Slidin' Dirty :: Evil Twin Tap Takeover - Mission Gose, Ryan & the Gosling Pale Ale

Friday, September 18th 

  • The Ruck :: Tap Takeover of Epic Proportions :: 33 beers on draft that will surely be a craft beer geek's delight!
  • Rare Form Brewing Co. :: Glassware Night :: Buy 2 beers and get a free Rare Form Glass. 
  • The Shop :: Bottle Tasting :: buy a pint and receive a free tasting of Jack's Abbey's barrel aged Baltic porter upon request
  • Slidin' Dirty :: Evil Twin Tap Takeover - Mission Gose, Ryan & the Gosling Pale Ale

Saturday, September 19th 

  • The Ruck :: Pre-Festival Brunch 

                        :: Post-Festival :: Lagunitas and Munchies block party. 

  • Riverfront Park :: Troy On Tap Festival 2:00 to 5:00
  • Slidin' Dirty :: Grimm Tap Takeover - Rainbow Dome Wild Ale, After Image Imperial IPA, Dry Hopped Gose

Sunday, September 20th 

  • The Ruck :: Recovery Brunch
  • Slidin' Dirty :: Grimm Tap Takeover - Rainbow Dome Wild Ale, After Image Imperial IPA, Dry Hopped Gose

Participating Retailers 

Foam Brain Games (71 4th Street)  :: Bring in any same-day receipt from a downtown Troy restaurant and get 10% off your purchase. 

The Balance Loft (11 State Street) :: Bring in a receipt from a participating restaurant and get 15% off a studio class or 10% off a TRX session or studio package! Come in before September 25th for the deal.

Artcentric (266 River Street) :: Open noon to 7:00 all week, and come in from 5:00 to 7:00 after a great dinner and get 10% off your purchase