If you have family or friends visiting you in the Capital Region, chances are, you’re not going to want to cook every night. Luckily, this city has so many amazing bars and restaurants to choose from that you don’t have to! Below, find two of the area’s top eateries that are sure to fill your belly this summer.
The Inn At Erlowest, a Queen Anne-style stone castle on the western shore of southern Lake George, isn’t just a private residence turned award-winning luxury, ten-suite hotel—it’s also a fine dining, farm-to-table restaurant destination for guests and the public alike. The inn serves an à la carte dinner menu in its dining room and outdoor patio nightly from 5-8:30pm, as well as a lighter fare menu of cocktails and appetizers at its Library Bar. Weekly specials made with seasonal foods ensure that each visit is a unique dining experience. Guests at the inn are also treated to a farm-fresh breakfast the morning after their stay.
Located just steps from the historic Saratoga Race Course in a former horse carriage factory, The Brook Tavern offers a nightly selection of fresh cold water oysters, creative salads and Certified Angus cuts of beef. Popular specials include Monday night’s Burger & a Beer, Thursday night’s $1 oysters and Tuesday’s take-out dinner-for-two. From the owners of The Wishing Well Restaurant, The Brook Tavern has a rotating list of craft beers, a lively bar, creative cocktails and acoustic entertainment, making this Union Avenue restaurant a neighborhood favorite.
139 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs 518.871.1473