Harbor Steak and Seafood
351 Broadway, Albany, 426-5000. Hudson Harbor offers steak
and seafood dishes just as you remember them from the restaurantís
New Baltimore location. Full bar, banquet facilities. Daily
specials offered for dinner. Fireside dining is available.
Serving Tue-Thu 5-8:30 PM; Fri-Sat 5-10 PM. Closed Sun-Mon
except holidays and special occasions. AE, D, DC, MC, V.
Real Seafood Co.
195 Wolf Road, Colonie, 458-2068, realseafood.com. This
popular seafood emporium still boasts one of the most impressive
raw bars around. The menu features char-grilled Block Island
swordfish, mouth watering fried calamari, and the largest
variety of oysters and fresh fish in the area. Full bar,
banquet facilities for up to 45, on-premises catering. Serving
11-10 Mon-Thu, 11-11 Fri, 3-11 Sat, 3-9:30 Sun. Reservations
suggested for parties of 6 or more on weekends. AE, D, DC,
MC, V. $$$
Weathervane Seafood Restaurant
3368 S. Broadway (Route 9), Saratoga Springs, 584-8157.
Seafood specialties include lobster, crab cakes, salmon
and swordfish. There are also beef and chicken specials,
along with a sandwich menu. Full bar. Takeout available.
Serving 11-9 Sun-Thu, 11-9:30 Fri-Sat. AE, D, MC, V. No
1192 Western Ave., Albany, 438-1144, barcelona-albany.com.
Mediterranean fare served in comfortable surroundings. Spanish
and Italian specialties include veal and pasta specials,
rack of lamb, chicken vodka, grilled portobello with penne,
and three kinds of paella: vegetable, chicken and the traditional
seafood. Full bar with more than 20 wines by the glass.
Lunch available through reservations for parties of 10-50;
dinner 4-10 Mon-Thu, 4-11 Fri-Sat, 4-9 Sun. AE, D, MC, V.