Capitol Melts

Capitol Melts Capitol Melts is Albany's only grilled cheese café. Serving over 15 different breakfast and lunch melts. Open 7:30 AM-2PM Monday-Friday.
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Uniquely Albany - Capitol Melts is Albany's only grilled cheese café! We serve a variety of grilled cheese melts from 11 AM to 2 PM daily and a traditional egg breakfast sandwich on a sandwich-size English Muffin with your choice of meat served 8 AM to 11 AM. Our weekly specials are always a fun new twist, stretching the norms of your traditional grilled cheese. Our main focus at Captiol Melts is our cheeses, sourced locally & always delicious. If you're in a hurry, on a budget or simply crave a great sandwich, stop by Captiol Melts today!

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Happy New YearIt's a 3-day week at CAPITOL MELTS and we will be featuring a Tuna Melt as the weekly special.We hope to s...
01/02/2019

Happy New Year
It's a 3-day week at CAPITOL MELTS and we will be featuring a Tuna Melt as the weekly special.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Lunch Combo with a Tuna Melt, Tater-Tots and a Soda.
Thank you.

Good morning.Capitol Melts will be closed today, December 31, 2018 and tomorrow, New Year's Day, January 1, 2019.  We wi...
12/31/2018

Good morning.
Capitol Melts will be closed today, December 31, 2018 and tomorrow, New Year's Day, January 1, 2019. We will reopen, Wednesday, January 2nd at 11:00 AM
Happy New Year.

Good morning.This year's top selling special is back for a two-week run at CAPITOL MELTS. Philly Cheesesteak is the week...
12/17/2018

Good morning.
This year's top selling special is back for a two-week run at CAPITOL MELTS. Philly Cheesesteak is the weekly special at CAPITOL MELTS for the next two weeks.
Our Philly Cheesesteak is a special blend of 4 cheeses and beef with onions & peppers.
Remember, it's Monday and members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS receive 10% off their purchase today. Also, members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS continue to receive double dividends on purchases until the end December.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Lunch Combo with Philly Cheesesteak, Tater-Tots and a Soda.
Thank you.

Good morning.This week's special is a 4-Italian Cheese Melt. We blend Asiago, Mozzarella, Parmesan and Provolone to make...
12/10/2018

Good morning.
This week's special is a 4-Italian Cheese Melt. We blend Asiago, Mozzarella, Parmesan and Provolone to make this great tasting melt.
With Christmas right around the corner, Capitol Melts Gift Cards make a great stocking stuffer or office grab bag gift.
It's Monday, so members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS receive 10% off their purchase and remember, we are offering double rewards on all purchases during the month of December.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a 4-Italian Cheese Melt and a bowl of Creamy Tomato Soup.
Thank you.

Good morning.Last week's Thanksgiving discounts were such a big hit, that we decided to extend the discounts to this wee...
11/26/2018

Good morning.
Last week's Thanksgiving discounts were such a big hit, that we decided to extend the discounts to this week...$1.00 off all Classic Melts and Classic Melt Combos.
Come in this week and enjoy any one of our 8 Classic Melts or a Classic Melt Combo with $1.00 off...Say Cheese, Chipotle Habanero, Red Pepper Pesto, Smoked Gouda, Wingless Buffalo, Pulled Pork, Ham & Cheese or Pepper Jack & Bacon.
It's Monday, so members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS receive 10% off their purchase.
We hope to see you this week at Capitol Melts enjoying one of our Classic Melts.
Thank you.

Good morning.CAPITOL MELTS is celebrating Thanksgiving with $1.00 off all Classic Melts and Classic Melt Combos.Come in ...
11/19/2018

Good morning.
CAPITOL MELTS is celebrating Thanksgiving with $1.00 off all Classic Melts and Classic Melt Combos.
Come in this week and enjoy any one of our 8 Classic Melts or a Classic Melt Combo with $1.00 off...Say Cheese, Chipotle Habanero, Red Pepper Pesto, Smoked Gouda, Wingless Buffalo, Pulled Pork, Ham & Cheese or Pepper Jack & Bacon.
It's Monday, so members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS receive 10% off their purchase.
We hope to see you this week at Capitol Melts enjoying one of our Classic Melts.
Thank you.
PS: We will be closed Thursday and Friday to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Good morning and thank you to all our Veterans for their service to our country.We are open today.This week's special is...
11/12/2018

Good morning and thank you to all our Veterans for their service to our country.
We are open today.
This week's special is an Onion Cheddar Melt with Tomato & Bacon. This melt is a blend of Yancy's Fancy cheeses with a mild smoky onion flavor. We add Tomato & Bacon to make this flavorful melt.
Today is Monday; so, members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS receive 10% off their purchase and to celebrate Veteran's Day, we will be extending the 10% discount to anyone in uniform: military, police, fire or EMT.
We hope to see you this week at Capitol Melts enjoying an Onion Cheddar Melt.
Thank you.

Last week, a customer noted: 'Wow...you have so many new choices on the menu...you're more than just grilled cheese.'Whi...
11/05/2018

Last week, a customer noted: 'Wow...you have so many new choices on the menu...you're more than just grilled cheese.'
While grilled cheese will always be the core of our menu, we have listened to customer suggestions and added new menu items, such as: downtown's only quick serve burger, a pizza selection, a Turkey Club, Cuban, Cristo, Chicken Parmesan, a side salad, 1/2 melt & soup, 1/2 melt & side salad, soup & side salad and more.
Tuna Melt is this week's special. White Albacore Tuna with our special cheese blend makes this melt a customer favorite.
Today is Monday; so, members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS receive 10% off their purchase.
Thank you.

Philly Cheesesteak is back as the weekly special at CAPITOL MELTS. Our Philly Cheesesteak is a special blend of 4 cheese...
10/30/2018

Philly Cheesesteak is back as the weekly special at CAPITOL MELTS.
Our Philly Cheesesteak is a special blend of 4 cheeses and beef with onions & peppers.
New menu items, such as the Cuban, CM Cristo, Chicken Parmesan and Turkey Club continue to be big sellers.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Lunch Combo with Philly Cheesesteak, Tater-Tots and a Soda.
Thank you.

Last week's O'Hegarty Burger was such a big hit that we that thought we'd follow-up with a BBQ Burger. We start with a P...
10/22/2018

Last week's O'Hegarty Burger was such a big hit that we that thought we'd follow-up with a BBQ Burger. We start with a Pretzel Roll, add BBQ Sauce, our Pulled Pork cheese mix then a Burger topped with Smoked Gouda and Bacon.
It's Monday, so it's 10% off for all members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS, our frequent diner program.
Customers are talking about our new menu items. Last week, the Cuban...pulled pork & ham with swiss, was a big seller.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a BBQ Burger.

Good morning.CBS News reported last week that millennials are turning away from the American-diet stable, processed chee...
10/15/2018

Good morning.
CBS News reported last week that millennials are turning away from the American-diet stable, processed cheese. But, we saw that trend developing the day we opened. WE HAVE NEVER USED PROCESSED CHEESE.
At CAPITOL MELTS, we shred fresh cheeses from regional cheesemakers to make our high-quality, delicious grilled cheese melts.
This week's special is the O'Hegarty Burger. A hamburger on a Pretzel Roll with Mayo, Irish Cheddar, Caramelized Onions and Bacon.
Whether you are a millennial, baby boomer or part of the greatest generation, we hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying an O'Hegarty Burger.
Thank you.

This week's special is a Jalapeño Popper Melt with bacon...add Hot or Mild Jalapeños for even more flavor.Remember tha...
10/09/2018

This week's special is a Jalapeño Popper Melt with bacon...add Hot or Mild Jalapeños for even more flavor.

Remember that CAPITOL MELTS also has a wide selection of salads, personal pizzas, burger melts on a pretzel roll, grilled deli melts and more.

Stop in today. Thank you.

This week's special is a Spinach & Artichoke Melt with ParmesanIt's Monday, so it's 10% off for all Capitol Dividends me...
10/01/2018

This week's special is a Spinach & Artichoke Melt with Parmesan
It's Monday, so it's 10% off for all Capitol Dividends members.
Customers are continuing to enjoy the new enhanced menu choices, especially the Turkey Club and Burger Melt.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Spinach & Artichoke Melt.
CAPITOL MELTS WILL BE CLOSED, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 DUE TO A FAMILY FUNERAL.
Thank you.

This week, a customer favorite returns to the menu as the Weekly Special...Smoked Gouda, Dijon, Arugula, Red Pepper, and...
09/24/2018

This week, a customer favorite returns to the menu as the Weekly Special...Smoked Gouda, Dijon, Arugula, Red Pepper, and Tomato. First, we spread Grey Poupon Dijon mustard on Pane Paisano, then add a layer of Arugula, then a layer of Roasted Red Peppers, then a layer of Tomatoes and top everything off with Smoked Gouda. The only thing this melt needs is a hot cup of Creamy Tomato Soup to enjoy with it.
It's Monday, so it's 10% off for all Capitol Dividends members.
Customers are continuing to enjoy the new enhanced menu choices, especially the Turkey Club and Burger Melt.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying another great Smoked Gouda special.
Thank you.

This week our special, suggested by one of our CAPITOL DIVIDENDS members, is a Caprese Melt on Pane Paisano with a hint ...
09/17/2018

This week our special, suggested by one of our CAPITOL DIVIDENDS members, is a Caprese Melt on Pane Paisano with a hint of Basil Pesto, Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, our special Basil cheese blend, with the option of a Balsamic Glaze.
Today, DoorDash begins delivering CAPITOL MELTS within a 5 mile radius of our location. While not all menu items are available and some menu items are priced slightly higher, DoorDash does offer an opportunity for those who cannot reach CAPITOL MELTS to enjoy our great lunches.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Caprese Melt or any of our new menu items.
Thank you.

Today, we introduce our enhanced menu. You'll now find your favorites under the Classic Grilled Cheese banner and we've ...
09/10/2018

Today, we introduce our enhanced menu. You'll now find your favorites under the Classic Grilled Cheese banner and we've add Smoke Gouda to the Classic Menu. A new category of melts...Signature Melts, include the Macaroni & Cheese Melt, Chicken & Waffles and a summer favorite, Chicken Parmesan Melt. Another new category of melts, Grilled Deli Melts, are the top-three best sellers from this summer....the Cuban (Pork & Ham), the CM Cristo (Ham & Turkey) and a Turkey Club Melt.
Our Burger Melt was extremely popular over the summer and we've decide to keep it on the menu. Our Burger Melt is the only quick-service burger available downtown.
The Burger Melt and the Grilled Deli Melts are served with chips & a pickle, tater-tots can be substituted for a $1.00 and you can add a soda for $1.00.
You'll also find the Side Salad on the menu which is available on its own or with a 1/2 of a Classic Melt or a cup of Soup. You can also get a 1/2 of a Classic Melt and a cup of Soup.
On top of all of that, our Weekly Special is a Basil Pesto Parmesan Melt.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying our new enhanced menu.
Thank you.

Hard to believe, but today marks the end of summer and we say good-bye with a Hot Dog Combo Special. This week's special...
09/04/2018

Hard to believe, but today marks the end of summer and we say good-bye with a Hot Dog Combo Special. This week's special is an All-Beef Hot Dog on a New England-style Bun with your choice of condiments: mustard, ketchup and relish. We add Tater-Tots and your choice of Soda all for $4.98 and you can add a second hot dog for only $2.50.
Our enhanced menu will be revealed next Monday, September 10th. What will be the new melts to make it to the full-time menu after this summer's testing. Stay-tuned.

This week's special is a Basil Pesto Personal Pizza with Chicken. We start with our imported pizza crust from Italy, spr...
08/27/2018

This week's special is a Basil Pesto Personal Pizza with Chicken. We start with our imported pizza crust from Italy, spread basil pesto on the crust, add chicken and top-off with freshly shredded Parmesan cheese. This is the first of several basil pesto recipes we will be re-introducing to the menu over the next several weeks.
With the upcoming Labor Day shortened week, our 4-day special next week with be a Hot Dog Special to celebrate the end of summer.
Our enhanced menu will be revealed on Monday, September 10th. Stay Tuned.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Basil Pesto Personal Pizza with Chicken.
Thank you.

This week's special is a Basil Pesto Personal Pizza with Chicken. We start with our imported pizza crust from Italy, spr...
08/27/2018

This week's special is a Basil Pesto Personal Pizza with Chicken. We start with our imported pizza crust from Italy, spread basil pesto on the crust, add chicken and top-off with freshly shredded Parmesan cheese. This is the first of several basil pesto recipes we will be re-introducing to the menu over the next several weeks.
With the upcoming Labor Day shortened week, our 4-day special next week with be a Hot Dog Special to celebrate the end of summer.
Our enhanced menu will be revealed on Monday, September 10th. Stay Tuned.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Basil Pesto Personal Pizza with Chicken.
Thank you.

As part of our enhanced post-Labor Day menu, we will be adding a Side Salad, which is half the size of our normal salad....
08/20/2018

As part of our enhanced post-Labor Day menu, we will be adding a Side Salad, which is half the size of our normal salad. This week's specials will be a Side Salad & Soup or Side Salad & 1/2 of a Grilled Cheese.
Our enhanced menu will be revealed on Monday, September 10th. Stay Tuned.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Side Salad with a cup of Soup or 1/2 a Melt.
Thank you.

We are ending our summer Grilled Deli Melts series with a Roast Beef & Horseradish Cheddar MELT. This melt starts with P...
08/13/2018

We are ending our summer Grilled Deli Melts series with a Roast Beef & Horseradish Cheddar MELT. This melt starts with Pane Paisano bread from Bountiful Bread, then we spread on Horseradish Aioli, add Boar's Head sliced Roast Beef and top all that off with our special Horseradish Cheddar cheese blend.
This melt is Beefalicious!
It's Monday, so members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS, our frequent diner program, enjoy 10% off their purchases.
We reach another milestone last week as we welcomed our 700th member of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS. We now have 706 members of our frequent diner program. Thank you to all those members who are so supportive of CAPITOL MELTS.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Roast Beef & Horseradish Cheddar Melt.
Thank you.

Customers are enjoying the Bologna & Cheese Melt special with Pane Paisano bread from Bountiful Bread, mustard and Boar'...
08/06/2018

Customers are enjoying the Bologna & Cheese Melt special with Pane Paisano bread from Bountiful Bread, mustard and Boar's Head Bologna topped with our Cheese Blend
So, what's next at CAPITOL MELTS, a Roast Beef & Horseradish Cheddar ends our run of summer Grilled Deli Melts.
The question is: What were the most popular Grilled Deli Melts over the summer that will make it to the enhanced post-Labor Day menu?
Stay tuned over the next several weeks.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Bologna & Cheese Melt
Thank you.

Growing-up, this was a stable at our house, Bologna & Cheese. We make this childhood classic starting with Pane Paisano ...
07/30/2018

Growing-up, this was a stable at our house, Bologna & Cheese. We make this childhood classic starting with Pane Paisano bread from Bountiful Bread, add a little mustard, then stack on the Boar's Head Bologna and top-it-off with our Cheese Blend to complete this Weekly Special.
This melt will bring back memories of your childhood.
The Burger Melt Combo continues to be a summer favorite for customers and remember you can also enjoy one of our Personal Pizzas at CAPITOL MELTS.
The Bologna & Cheese will be the Special for the next two weeks and then we'll end our run of summer specials with a Roast Beef & Horseradish Cheddar.
We hope to see you this week at CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Bologna & Cheese Melt
Thank you.

The melt everyone has been waiting for, the Turkey Club is this week's Special at CAPITOL MELTS. Freshly carved turkey b...
07/16/2018

The melt everyone has been waiting for, the Turkey Club is this week's Special at CAPITOL MELTS. Freshly carved turkey breast, tomato, lettuce, bacon, mayo and of course, cheese.
BREAKING NEWS: The Burger Melt Combo will continue on the menu now through Labor Day. Stop in to enjoy a burger on a pretzel roll with your choice of cheese: Say Cheese, Chipotle Habanero or Pepper Jack, then add your choice of Mayo, Ketchup, Mustard, Bacon, Onion, Pickles and Jalapenos...enjoy the Burger Melt the way you like it now through Labor Day.
So, what's next on the menu at CAPITOL MELTS? Next week, a melt customers have asked for, Bologna & Cheese.
We hope to see you this week in the air-conditioned comfort of CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Turkey Club Melt.
Thank you.

In just 4 days last week, our Burger Melt special became the summer's best seller and this week the Burger Melt continue...
07/09/2018

In just 4 days last week, our Burger Melt special became the summer's best seller and this week the Burger Melt continues as the Weekly Special. Stop in to enjoy a burger on a pretzel roll with your choice of cheese: Say Cheese, Chipotle Habanero or Pepper Jack, then add your choice of Mayo, Ketchup, Mustard, Bacon, Onion, Pickles and Jalapenos...enjoy the Burger Melt the way you like it all this week at CAPITOL MELTS!!
And to make this Special, extra special, each Burger Melt is served with Tater-Tots and a soda.
So, what's next on the menu at CAPITOL MELTS? Next week we introduce our version of a Turkey Club...freshly carved turkey breast, cheddar cheese, tomato, bacon and mayo.
It's Monday, so members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS, our frequent diner program, enjoy 10% off their purchases.
We hope to see you this week in the air-conditioned comfort of CAPITOL MELTS enjoying a Burger Melt Combo.
Thank you.

To celebrate the 4th of July, CAPITOL MELTS introduces a Burger Melt Combo. We start with a burger on a pretzel roll and...
07/02/2018

To celebrate the 4th of July, CAPITOL MELTS introduces a Burger Melt Combo. We start with a burger on a pretzel roll and you take from there: choose your cheese...Say Cheese, Chipotle Habanero or Pepper Jack, then Mayo, Ketchup, Mustard, Bacon, Onion and Pickles...YOU CAN HAVE IT YOUR WAY all this week at CAPITOL MELTS!!
And to make this Special, extra special, each Burger Melt is served with Tater-Tots and a soda.
Customers are really enjoying our Grilled Deli Melts and Specialty Melts. Last week's Chicken Parmesan Melt tied with the Cuban as our customers' #1 choice to join the menu after Labor Day.
So, what's next on the menu at CAPITOL MELTS? Due to the 4th of July, the Burger Melt will run as the Special for 2 weeks until July 13th. Then, we introduce our version of a Turkey Club.
It's Monday, so members of CAPITOL DIVIDENDS, our frequent diner program, enjoy 10% off their purchases.
We hope to see you this week in the air-conditioned comfort of CAPITOL MELTS enjoying our new Burger Melt Combo

This week CAPITOL MELTS introduces our new Chicken Parmesan Melt to the menu. This melt is in the category of Specialty ...
06/25/2018

This week CAPITOL MELTS introduces our new Chicken Parmesan Melt to the menu. This melt is in the category of Specialty Melts which will be joining our post-Labor Day. This Week's Special starts with an Italian-style chicken breast with tomato sauce, then we add a Parmesan cheese blend and top that off with sliced Mozzarella served on Bountiful Bread's Pane Paisano. This melt is destined to be a best-seller.
Last week our third Grilled Deli Melt, the CM Cristo, with Fresh-carved Turkey Breast with Smoked Ham and Swiss Cheese served on Sourdough with a Mayo-Dijon spread was a big hit and is a top-contender to join the expanded menu after Labor Day.
Hope to see you this week at Capitol Melts.

Good morning.This week's special at CAPITOL MELTS is our version of a Monte Cristo melt, without the egg-wash, Fresh-car...
06/18/2018

Good morning.

This week's special at CAPITOL MELTS is our version of a Monte Cristo melt, without the egg-wash, Fresh-carved Turkey Breast, Smoked Ham and Swiss Cheese on Sourdough bread with a Mayo-Dijon spread.

This melt is part of our series of Grilled Deli Melts we are testing as we build our new post-Labor Day menu...stay-tuned for more great Summer Specials.

And remember our dining area is air-conditioned...perfect for a HOT day like today.

Address

136 State St
Albany, NY
12207

Opening Hours

Monday 11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday 11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 14:00
Thursday 07:00 - 14:00
Friday 07:00 - 14:00

Telephone

(518) 487-4816

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