Bobby Brown’s Rockin’ BBQ
Route 9P, Saratoga Lake, 584-2446. Try the barbecued ribs
or pulled pork in a special house sauce; also huge burgers,
steaks, chicken, appetizers and salads. Family-friendly
atmosphere. Full bar, on/off-premises catering, takeout
available. Serving Mon, Wed-Fri 4-midnight, Sat-Sun noon-midnight.
Closed Tuesday. MC, V. $
BBQ and Seafood
9, Wilton, 580-9631. Casual, fun atmosphere, serving Florida-style
barbecue and seafood. Baby-back ribs, smoked chicken and
spare ribs slowly cooked over an open pit. Fresh selections
of seafood including salmon and haddock, as well as daily
specials. Appetizers include coconut shrimp, fried gator
and conch, wings, and homemade key lime pie for dessert.
Beer and wine available. Takeout and off-premises catering
available with portable smoker-grill wagon. Serving 4-9
PM Wed-Sun. AE, MC, V. $$
Route 9, Clifton Park, 373-9800. Chicken and ribs are the
core items here, but you also can get sirloin, and salads.
Lighter fare includes chicken wings and burgers, including
a vegetarian bean burger. Eat in or take out. Beer and wine.
Serving 11-9 Tue-Sun. AE, D, MC, V. $
Barbeque and Catering
Saratoga Road, Burnt Hills, 691-0054. A family-friendly
restaurant featuring tender ribs, moist chicken, lots of
seafood, hearty sandwiches, salads and homemade desserts.
Beer and wine. On/off-premises catering. Picnic area. Takeout
available. Serving 11-10 Sun-Thu, 11-11 Fri-Sat. AE, D,
MC, V. $$
Bones BBQ & Grill
Central Ave., Colonie, 464-9971. Featuring authentic barbecue
complemented by a variety of other American favorites. Full
bar. Serving 11-11 Fri-Sat, 11-10 Sun-Thu. AE, D, MC, V.
Van Dyck Restaurant & Brewery
Union St., Schenectady, 381-1111, www.thevandyck.com. This
landmark restaurant and brewpub now features authentic smoked
barbeque with ribs, brisket, and pulled pork, plus sides
like collard greens, cornbread and ranch beans. Van Dyck’s
favorites include aged sirloin, garden salads, vegetarian
penne pasta, and blackened salmon. Full selection of homebrewed
beer. Serving 4-midnight Tue-Sat. Closed Sun-Mon. (In November,
opening for lunch 11:30-3 Tue-Sat, and dinner Mon 4-midnight).
Reservations highly recommended. AE, CB, D, DC, MC, V. $$$