Nicole’s Special Events & Catering
The Capital District’s premiere catering and event coordination company.
Experiences that engage and inspire.
Nicole’s Restaurant was established in 1986 and has been called “The Best Little Restaurant in Albany” by the Times Union.
Nicole’s is a family-owned business offering a diverse menu of upscale Italian cuisine with many continental and modern American influences. Our team of chefs work daily to create new and exciting dishes, such as our constantly-changing Chef’s Chalkboard Specials.
Read Our Five-star Reviews!
“Nicole’s was AWESOME! Many of our guests told us that this was by far the best food they have EVER had at a wedding, which should tell you all you need to know! Simply put, their staff are professionals of the highest quality, from bartenders to servers, to chefs and beyond. We HIGHLY recommend Nicole’s. If you want to really, really impress your guests – book Nicole’s.”
– Olivia, bride, WeddingWire ★★★★★
“Nicole’s Special Events and Catering is beyond perfection. I have lived in Manhattan for 11 years and have traveled to many places in the world and have seen some of the finer things in life. Nicole’s Special Events character, style, food and overall atmosphere they create is nothing but perfection and the best I have ever seen.”
– Laura, bride, WeddingWire ★★★★★
“Nicole’s is by far the best catering company and my husband and I are so thankful we choose them for our wedding at Pat’s Barn. From the first meeting we knew we made the right decision.”
“Everyone who we came in contact with were so so helpful and made sure that we got everything we hoped for. The staff was great and the service was more that we could have asked for. Our guests kept saying how impressed they were with the service and how much they loved the food!”
– Elinor, bride, Facebook ★★★★★
“This is probably my favorite place in the Capital Area to go for special life events and just feeling like going to dinner with a touch of elegance.”
“The welcome, food and service speak for themselves. They are on point, sweet and accommodating. I would highly recommend them for dinner on any night you want to have good food, friendly people and fantastic decor!”
– Nicole A., restaurant customer, Yelp ★★★★★
“There’s a reason this restaurant has been here for 30 years. The food is delicious.”
– Joan C., restaurant customer, Yelp ★★★★★
“The waitstaff is always on point. My steak was cooked exactly the way I like it and the wine choice hit the nail on the head… This will be one of our regular spots for sure.”
– William Y., restaurant customer, Yelp ★★★★★