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It’s the first day of the month and for our wine club members that means another FREE glass of wine.🍷Rosé season i...
05/01/2019

It’s the first day of the month and for our wine club members that means another FREE glass of wine.🍷

Rosé season is officially here! This months featured wine is Prophecy Wines - French Rosé. 🌹

Prophecy Rosé highlights the best of the South of France. Light, delicate, bright notes of fresh strawberries, raspberries and white peach create a crisp, refreshing sip in every glass. 🍓🍑

Not a member of our wine club? Not to worry! Membership is FREE and signing up is simple.
Visit us at 518risotto.com or stop in to join.
Cheers! 🥂

#risotto518 #risottowineclub #wineofthemonth #may #Rosé #prophecywines

Did someone say Happy Hour?
04/18/2019

Did someone say Happy Hour?

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04/11/2019

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Three Reasons to Join our Wine Club:1. Free Wine2. Free Wine3. Free to be a member!CIGAR- Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet S...
04/11/2019

Three Reasons to Join our Wine Club:
1. Free Wine
2. Free Wine
3. Free to be a member!

CIGAR- Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon:
- Aged 9 months in 40% new French oak barrels
- Vibrant aromas of black cherry, blackberry, cassis, cedar, ripe plum and baking spice.
- Medium body with good acidity and silky tannins.
- Flavors of black cherry, cassis, and spice with a hint of dusty cocoa. Smooth finish with lots of dark fruit,
spice and just a touch of tobacco.

Pair it with the Lamb Risotto to highlight the chimichurri flavors. We promise you won't regret it!

Easter Brunch is right around the corner, and you know what that means:Our Signature Easter Brunch Buffet PLUS the optio...
04/03/2019

Easter Brunch is right around the corner, and you know what that means:
Our Signature Easter Brunch Buffet
PLUS the option for Bottomless Mimosas!
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We've extended our hours this year to accommodate additional seatings, but we expect to book up in advance, so don't wait to guarantee your spot!

Check out our Valentine's Day Menu filled with Chef Bizzarro's signature dishes along with some one of a kind specialty ...
02/13/2019

Check out our Valentine's Day Menu filled with Chef Bizzarro's signature dishes along with some one of a kind specialty items. Hurry! Reservations are filling up fast! Give us a call at 518.747.6886
🍓🥂🌹🍾🍽🍷💝 #valentinesday2019

Looking to plan a special event?        Take a peak at our most recent restaurant buy out [2/8/19]🎉🍾🍴“Cheers ...
02/11/2019

Looking to plan a special event?
Take a peak at our most recent restaurant buy out [2/8/19]
🎉🍾🍴

“Cheers to 30 Years: Straight outta 1989”.

Charcuteries, hand passed hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, and a buffet style main course. Completed with a custom two tier cake and so much more!
🥂🎂🍾
Contact us today and let’s get planning!
[email protected].
#518risotto #518risottoevents #resturantbuyout #surprisebirthday #capitalregion #specialevents #albanyny

Tonight: Friday, February 8th 2019 we will be closed to the public due to a restaurant buy out. We appreciate your patro...
02/08/2019

Tonight: Friday, February 8th 2019 we will be closed to the public due to a restaurant buy out. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to you dining with us in the future. Cheers!
🍴🥂🍾🎂🎉

Looking to plan an upcoming event? We would love to help you host!

📩Contact us- [email protected]

01/19/2019

Due to tomorrow’s forecast, we will be closed for our Sunday brunch service. We will reopen for our regular lunch service on Monday at 11:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to you dining with us soon! Stay warm and safe! #snowday ❄️🌬☃️

Seven years ago Kem Cleaners began its transformation🔨🔄 to become @risotto518. This week marks the anniversary of ...
11/08/2018

Seven years ago Kem Cleaners began its transformation🔨🔄 to become @risotto518. This week marks the anniversary of our grand-opening ✨✂️. An enormous thank you goes out to all of our patrons for their continuous encouragement and support. We wouldn’t be here without you ❤️🙏🏻. To express our gratitude, we will be offering specialty 🍽 tapa & drink specials🍷for only $7 this weekend 🗓 on both Friday & Saturday. Give us a call 📞 at 518.747.6886 to book a reservation. This calls for a celebration!🎊🎉 Cheers to seven years! 🍾🥂 #sevenyearanniversary #smallbuisness #local #518risotto #capitalregion #risotto518 #cheerstosevenyears

The ✨weekend✨ has finally arrived! 🗓What better way to celebrate🎉 than with #happyhour from 5pm-6pm ⏰       ...
10/19/2018

The ✨weekend✨ has finally arrived! 🗓What better way to celebrate🎉 than with #happyhour from 5pm-6pm ⏰

$2 Domestics 🍺
$3 Imports 🍻
$4 Tapas 🍽
$5 NY Liquors 🥃
$6 Stoli Cocktails 🍹
$7 Grey Goose Cocktails 🍸

Still hungry? Check out our new dinner menu featuring old favorites 🍤 and exciting new additions 🍖! You won’t leave disappointed.

#518risotto #baconcheddarmacandcheese #stuffedmushrooms #arancini #albanyny #capitalregion

Check out our lamb risotto featured on our ✨BRAND NEW✨ Fall ‘18 🍁🍂- Winter ‘19🌬❄️ dinner 🍽 menu....
10/16/2018

Check out our lamb risotto featured on our ✨BRAND NEW✨ Fall ‘18 🍁🍂- Winter ‘19🌬❄️ dinner 🍽 menu.

Grilled lamb served over a carrot, spinach, tomato and parmesan risotto. Topped with chef Bizzarro’s mint chimichurri. What’s not to love? ❤️🥕🍖🍴

HOT OFF THE PRESS📜: They have arrived! Check out our BRAND NEW 🍂🍁Fall '18-Winter '19 🌬❄️ lunch and dinne...
10/16/2018

HOT OFF THE PRESS📜: They have arrived! Check out our BRAND NEW 🍂🍁Fall '18-Winter '19 🌬❄️ lunch and dinner menus! Stay tunned for the debut of our updated brunch🍳🥓 menu, wine 🍷 lists, and cocktails 🍸. We know the suspense is killing you. 🍽⏰

ATTENTION! Keep your 👀’s peeled for our new 🍂seasonal menus🍁! We will be featuring BRAND NEW lunch, brunch, a...
10/12/2018

ATTENTION! Keep your 👀’s peeled for our new 🍂seasonal menus🍁! We will be featuring BRAND NEW lunch, brunch, and dinner items 🍽. Naturally that means new cocktails🍹 , martinis🍸 and wine 🍷lists to accompany them. Not to worry, we will be keeping our original favorites like the chicken parm risotto and many more. Stay tuned! ⌛️ #518risotto #risotto518 #risotto #capitalregion #albanyny #fallmenu2018 #seasonal

Risotto
10/02/2018

Risotto

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10/02/2018

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It’s a hot one out there! ☀️🔥        Stop in and cool off with a refreshing cucumber mint martini. 🌱🍸🥒...
09/05/2018

It’s a hot one out there! ☀️🔥
Stop in and cool off with a refreshing cucumber mint martini. 🌱🍸🥒
#518risotto #risotto518 #cucumbermintmartini

A lemon drop martini is the perfect addition to this sunny Wednesday.    🌤🍋🍸#ketelone #lemondrop #martini #518r...
08/22/2018

A lemon drop martini is the perfect addition to this sunny Wednesday. 🌤🍋🍸#ketelone #lemondrop #martini #518risotto #risotto518

Attention wine club members! 🍇🍷        Don’t forget to stop in to try our featured wine of August:  Farmhouse -C...
08/08/2018

Attention wine club members! 🍇🍷
Don’t forget to stop in to try our featured wine of August: Farmhouse -California 2017
“A natural white wine”.

A crisp, bright white wine with notes of grapefruit, lime and peach.

Not a member yet? Stop in and sign up or visit our website at 518risotto.com to join! Membership is FREE along with your first glass EVERY month. What’s better than free wine? Exactly. Nothing.

Join us on April 26th and donate your appetite! For the 15th Anniversary of Dining Out For Life event, a percentage of t...
04/09/2018

Join us on April 26th and donate your appetite! For the 15th Anniversary of Dining Out For Life event, a percentage of the price of your meal will be donated to help the Alliance for Positive Health. When you dine with us, you’ll also have a chance to enter to win a pair of JetBlue airline tickets! 🍽🍷✈️#518risotto #diningoutforlife #allianceforpositivehealth #jetblue

It’s not too late! Give us a call at (518)747-6886 to book your Easter brunch reservations. We’ll be serving up drin...
03/28/2018

It’s not too late! Give us a call at (518)747-6886 to book your Easter brunch reservations. We’ll be serving up drink specials all afternoon including $12 bottomless mimosas and poinsettias, $9 bloody marys, and $10 Cadbury egg martinis. #easterbrunch #cadburyegg #martinis #518risotto #bottomlessmimosas 🍾🐣🍊🥂💐🐰🍸

It’s that time of year again! Cast your votes for the Capital Region's Best.🍺🍷🍽📨✔️Voting closes at mid...
03/28/2018
2018 Capital Region's Best - Vote Here!

It’s that time of year again! Cast your votes for the Capital Region's Best.🍺🍷🍽📨✔️
Voting closes at midnight on April 9th. Remember you can vote for as few or as many categories as you want! Write-in votes are accepted for all categories.

You can decide which restaurants, attractions, and hotels are the best in the Capital Region! Cast your vote today.

Easter is less than a week away! Give us a call today at (518)747-6886 to book your reservations for our annual brunch b...
03/26/2018

Easter is less than a week away! Give us a call today at (518)747-6886 to book your reservations for our annual brunch buffet. Our all you can eat buffet along with unlimited coffee, tea, and soda will be avaliabe from 11am-2pm for $25 per person. We'll also be serving up bottomless mimosas and poinsettias along with our signature bloody marys. You dont want to miss out. 🐰🐣💐🥓🍳🥂 #easterbrunch #allyoucaneat #risotto518 #sundaybrunch

03/19/2018

Attention patrons: WE ARE OPEN! Please pardon our appearance while we renovate. 🚧🔧🔨🔩⚠️ While we may be under temporary construction outside, we are fully functioning indoors to serve up all of your favorites! Stay tuned for progress pictures of our new facade and patio.

Due to construction at the Loudon Plaza, Risotto will be closed today, Mon March 12.  We apologize for any inconvenience...
03/12/2018

Due to construction at the Loudon Plaza, Risotto will be closed today, Mon March 12. We apologize for any inconvenience and we will reopen for normal business hours Tues at 11am. Thanks for you patience as we look forward to looking better than ever

Easter Sunday is only a month away! Give us a call at 518RISOTTO (5187476886) and make a reservation for our annual brun...
02/28/2018

Easter Sunday is only a month away! Give us a call at 518RISOTTO (5187476886) and make a reservation for our annual brunch buffet! 🥓🍊🥂🍳🐰💐🐣#easterbrunch #518risotto #risotto518 #capitalregion #albanyny #brunch #Easter2018

02/26/2018
Here's Where to Get the Best Brunch in Albany

Thanks to all our patrons for the continuous support and Hudson Valley Magazine for deeming us one of the best spots for brunch in Albany! Stop in and taste for yourselves on either Saturdays or Sundays from 11am-2pm. 🥂🍊🍳🥓 #bottomlessmimosas #hvmagazine #eggsbenedict #chickenandwaffles #gyroomelet

Whether you're in search of a morning meal that's boujee or boozy, Albany has it all.

Happy Valentine’s Day! What better way than to celebrate with a chocolate covered strawberry martini or a white chocol...
02/14/2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! What better way than to celebrate with a chocolate covered strawberry martini or a white chocolate raspberry martini? 🍸🍓🍫💝#valentinesday #choclatecoveredstrawberries #whitechocolateraspberry #godivaliquer #stoli #518risotto #albanyny #martinis #capitalregionny

Time is running out! ⏰🗓 Give us a call at [518-RISOTTO] to book your Valentine’s Day reservations. We will be fea...
02/13/2018

Time is running out! ⏰🗓 Give us a call at
[518-RISOTTO] to book your Valentine’s Day reservations. We will be featuring delicious specials, can you say surf and turf? 🥩🍤 As well as cooking up our originals like the chicken parm risotto. Busy tomorrow? Ask us about reserving a spot this weekend to celebrate with that special someone. 🥂🍴💝

10/10/2017

Calling all wine club members! Tonight our friends from Empire Wine and Southern Wines & Spirits will be joining us to host a wine enthusiasts night. Stop by from 5:30pm-9:00pm to enjoy live music and free wine tastings along with tapa and drink specials. Not a wine club member? not to worry you can sign up at anytime and its free to join. Cheers!🍷🍾🍴🎼

10/02/2017

Attention Risotto patrons: We will be closed Saturday October 7th and Sunday October 8th in celebration of a wedding weekend! We will be open for regular business hours starting on Monday, October 9th at 11:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and wish everyone a spectacular weekend.

04/12/2017

Risotto is looking for part time dishwashers and/ or prep and line cooks. Experience helpful but not required. Hourly wage and flexible schedule. Call and ask for Joe at 518 463-6300 or post name and number and someone will get back to you

09/23/2016

TGIF! Come enjoy one of Chef Bizzarro's one of a kind specials. Tonight's specials include:

Fried Cheese Risotto
Fried three cheese risotto served over a bed of sautéed swiss chard, mushrooms, carrots, peppers, and green peas. Topped with a roasted red pepper and fresh basil Sambuca sauce.
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Béchamel Salmon
Grilled salmon fillet served over jasmine rice. Topped with a crab and asparagus cream sauce.
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09/14/2016

Looking for a mid-week pick me up? We have just the thing!
Tonight's specials include:

Entrées

Peppadew NY Strip
Grilled NY strip steak topped with a peppadew and mushroom demi-glace, finished with crumbled gorgonzola. Served with seasoned steak fries and grilled asparagus.
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Salmon Tapenade
Grilled salmon filet topped with an olive, sundried tomato, and caper tapenade. Served with jasmine rice and grilled asparagus. Finished with a feta cheese.
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Dessert

Coconut Sorbet
Refreshing coconut sorbet served in a half of a natural coconut shell and served with a chocolate sauce drizzle.
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09/01/2016

Chef Bizzarro is featuring two, one of a kind specials this evening!

Tapa Special:

Pineapple Salmon
Two petite, grilled salmon fillets topped with pineapple salsa and pickled onions. Finished with a jalapeno and cilantro chimichurri.
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Entree Special:

Coconut Curry Risotto
Fried coconut encrusted shrimp, roasted red pepper infused risotto, coconut curry sauce, sesame and pepper slaw.
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Stay tuned for more daily specials throughout the week!

Address

320 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY
12204

Opening Hours

Monday 17:00 - 20:00
Monday 11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 15:00
Thursday 17:00 - 21:00
Thursday 11:00 - 15:00
Friday 17:00 - 22:00
Friday 11:00 - 15:00
Saturday 17:00 - 22:00
Saturday 11:00 - 14:00
Sunday 11:00 - 14:00

Telephone

(518) 747-6886

Services

  • Catering
  • Groups
  • Reserve
  • Takeout
  • Waiter
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Dinner
  • Lunch

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