Nicole's Restaurant Cocktail

Dinner Menu

Dinner Hours

Monday, Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday, Thursday: 5pm-9pm
Friday, Saturday: 5pm-10pm
Sunday: 4pm-8pm

Food

Small plates

Apple butternut Bisque V
$8.

Pepitas

fried calamari
$12

Hot peppers | marinara

crispy artichokes v
$10

Marinated baby artichokes | lemon-pepper aioli

fritto misto
$16

Fried calamari | shrimp | scallops | lemon caper aioli

crispy fried brussel sprouts v
$10

Maytag blue cheese | croutons | Frank’s Red Hot

turmeric roasted cauliflower v gf
$9

Whipped feta | crisp chickpeas

herbed goat cheese polenta fries v
$10

Raspberry-Dijon aioli

Margarita Flatbread V
$15.

Fresh mozzarella | tomato | basil

Confit and Brie flatbread
$17

Caramelized onions | roasted wild mushrooms | goat cheese | garlic oil | balsamic | arugula

little neck clams (red or white) gf
$16

Basillico | garlic | butter | white wine | basil or Zuppa | spicy pan marinara sauce

classic italian meatballs
$6.75

Tomato sauce

garlic bread v

4 pieces 5. | 8 pieces 8

Food

Salads

salad additions

Grilled chicken 1/2 breast 5 | full breast 7 Grilled shrimp 3 pieces 7 | 5 pieces 12 Grilled salmon 14

BEET & PISTACHIO SALAD v gf
$15

Field greens | kale | roasted beets | toasted pistachio | goat cheese | pickled onions | Maple-Mustard vinaigrette

NICOLE'S FIELD GREEN SALAD vg gf
$6 | $9

Garden vegetables | balsamic vinaigrette

classic caesar salad v
$7 | $10

Garlic-toasted croutons | Romano cheese | anchovies

Food

pastas

ADD A HOUSE SALAD OR CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD $3.

short rib ragu
$28

Braised | pappardelle | tomato gravy | Romano cheese

pappardelle & meatballs
$19
penne alla vodka v
$19

Add chicken 7 | shrimp 8 | turmeric cauliflower 7

linguini clam sauce
$24

Little neck clams | pan marinara or garlic-wine fume

shrimp and scallop scampi
$26

Garlic butter wine sauce | spinach | capellini

SPAGHETTI SQUASH & EGGPLANT “MEATBALLS” vg
$24

Marinara | Mediterranean herbs | crisp basil

lobster ravioli
$28

Spinach | shallot sherry wine sauce

Pumpkin Ravioli
$25

Caramelized butternut, Brussels, Candied walnuts

Food

classics

SERVED WITH PASTA | ADD A HOUSE OR CAESAR SALAD 2.

classic parmigiana

Eggplant 20 | Chicken 23 | Veal 28 |

sorrento

Chicken 26 | Veal 31 Layered with eggplant | marinara | mozzarella

stuffed eggplant v gf
$23

Herbed goat cheese & ricotta | spinach | marinara | mozzarella

marsala gf

Chicken 26 | Veal 30 | Shrimp & Scallops 32 Sautéed mushrooms | Marsala wine

veal theresa
$30

Lightly battered | prosciutto ham | mozzarella | pan marinara

zuppa di pesce
$38

Clams | shrimp | scallops | calamari | tomato fume

Food

Specialties

ADD A HOUSE SALAD OR CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD 2.

PORK RIB EYE SALTIMBOCCA
$25

Fresh sage | crispy prosciutto ham | Fontina | creamy spinach wild mushroom-Madeira pan jus

hazelnut chicken
$26

Hazelnut-crusted | Frangelico-orange cream sauce | pasta

grilled salmon gf
$28

Spinach | spaghetti squash | citrus beurre blanc

Seared chilean sea bass
$35

seasonal greens and beans and grains

SEARED RIB EYE CONTADINA
$39

Italian potatoes, roasted vegetables, rosemary, roasted garlic

Drinks

COCKTAILS

Paper Plane
$12.

Bulliet Bourbon | Amaro | Aperol | lemon juice

Old Fashion Italiano
$12.

Makers Mark | bitters | sweet vermouth | Luxardo cherry, orange, Amaretto Dr Saronno splash

Espresso Martini
$12.

Amaro, vanilla vodka, espresso, served dark or light with a splash of baileys

Luxardo Manhattan
$12.

Knob creek, sweet vermouth, luxardo maraschino liqueur, bitters

Aperol Spritz
$12.

Aperol, Prosecco, orange slice

Nicole's Negroni
$12.

Gin, Lemon juice, simple syrup, campari, sweet vermouth

Spiced Apple Rum punch
$12.

Light rum, local apple cider, ginger beer, with an apple slice, and a cinnamon stick

Cranberry Cobbler Smash
$12

Bourbon, cinnamon syrup, cranberry juice, splash of soda, and a cinnamon stick

Honeybee
$12

Gin, honey, grapefruit liqueur, and lemon juice

Great pumpkin Patch
$12

Vanilla vodka, lemon juice, vanilla, maple syrup, and a pumpkin puree

Hot Toddy
$10

Elijah Craig, Honey, hot water, cinnamon stick

Drinks

SANGRIA

APPLE CIDER SANGRIA

Local apple cider | white wine | spiced rum | vanilla vodka

Rose Sangria

Rose, peach nectar, peach schnapps, strawberry seltzer

Sangria Italiano

Limoncello | vanilla vodka | red wine | fruits

Drinks

BOTTLED WATER

SAN PELLEGRINO SPARKLING WATER

3.75 12 oz | 6.50 33.8oz

SPARKLING OR STILL SARATOGA WATER

3.75 12oz | 6.50 28oz

Drinks

BOTTLED BEER

Domestic

Bud | Bud light
coors lite
miller lite
blue moon
mich ultra
samuel adams lager
corona
Fog Alley Watermelon Crawl

Imported

Heineken
Heineken Lite
guinness
Stella Artois

Craft & Specialty

Dogfish 60 minute ipa
Neon Pools
Ommegang Nirvana IPA
Milk Stout Nitro
lagunitas ipa
omission gluten free
crabbies ginger beer
bucklers n/a
Drinks

DRAUGHT BEER

American Red Amber | Wolf Hollow BRewing Co.

Toasted amber ale, warm reddish hue, toasty sweet malt profile, balanced by a Cascade dry hop. 5.2% ABV | Schenectady, NY

Sloop | (No) Pumpkin IPA

A Fall Seasonal IPA flavored without the use of pumpkin or spices | 6.0% ABV | Fishkill, NY

Peroni Lager | Birra Peroni Brewery

European Pale Style Lager 4.7%ABV | Rome, Italy

Allagash | Two Lights

Brewed with Sauvignon Blanc Must, fermented with lager and Champagne Yeast | 6.7% ABV | Portland ME

Drinks

wine list

WHITE | ROSE | SPARKLING

PLACIDO PINOT GRIGIO, VENETO, ITALY
$18 | $30

Full, fresh, lively, notes of ripe pear on the finish

SANTA MARGHERITA PINOT GRIGIO, ITALY
750ML $46

Dry, intense aromas, flavors of Golden Delicious apples, a long, multi-layered finish

CHARLES KRUG SAUVIGNON BLANC, NAPA Valley, CA
$38

Aromas of grapefruit, lime and orange blossom

Hans Greyl Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough
$55
Beringer White Zinfandel, Napa valley, CA
$8 | $28
GLENORA, RIESLING, NY FINGERLAKES
$9 | $35

Crisp fruit flavors, yet subtle and dry

STAGS’ LEAP, CHARDONNAY, NAPA
$55

Apple, pear, lemongrass, vanilla and subtle oak nuances

Caposald, ROSE, Italy
$9 | $35

Apple, pear, vanilla, creamy butter and toasty

MASCHIO, PROSECCO, VENETO, ITALY
$8 | $26

Full, fresh, lively, notes of ripe pear on the finish

RED

FIRESTEED PINOT NOIR, WILLAMETTE, OREGON
$10 | $35

Red Cherry, current, cranberry and a hint of strawberry and rhubarb

JOSH CELLERS, MERLOT CALIFORNIA
$10 | $34

Violets, sweet plums, rosemary, vanilla bean, blackberries, and cherries, cocoa powder, tannins

CASILLERO DEL DIABLO, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, CHILI
$10 | $34

Dark, ruby red with aromas of cherries, black currant and dark plums.

Allegrini VALPOLICELLA, ITALY
$10 | $37

Silky smooth red tannins, red fruit flavor and herbal nuances

BANFI CENTINE, TUSCANY ITALY
$9 | $30

Fresh, juicy wine, vibrant acidity, tropical fruit flavors, passion fruit, melon, and grapefruit.

COLORES DEL SOL MALBEC, MENDOZA, ARGENTINE
$9 | $35

Raspberry and blueberry flavors, light tannin, bright acid

CASTELLO BANFI CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA, TUSCANY
$39

A rich style, displaying flavors of cherry, blackberry, earth and tea

CASTELLO BANFI BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO, TUSCANY
$89

Smooth velvety style, notes of dried cherry and raspberry

BOLLA AMARONE, VENETO
$69

Rich dry, black cherry, long round finish hint of cocoa and spice

KENDALL-JACKSON VINTNER'S RESERVE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
$40

Bright black cherry, blackberry, cassis, rich, seamless tannins, robust backbone

ASKA BANIF CAB SAV-FRANC BLEND, MAREMMA
$58

Powerful structure, full, very soft with round and elegant tannins

MOUNT PEAK, ORIN SWIFT SENTINEL CABERNET SAUVIGNON
$89

Sonoma | Blackberry, cherry, anise and toasted cedar, notes of sweet cream

WINES BY THE GLASS

Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, Reisling, Moscato, Pinot Noir, Chianti, Cabernet Sauvignon

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Nicole’s Special Events and Catering

556 Delaware Ave,
Albany NY 12209

Phone: (518) 436-4952
Fax: (518) 463-9983
Email: info@nicolescatering.com