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

Italian Chicken Soup
$9

White beans and Italian greens

fried calamari
$12

Hot peppers | marinara

crispy artichokes v
$10

Marinated baby artichokes | lemon-pepper aioli

crispy fried brussel sprouts v
$10

Maytag blue cheese | croutons | Frank’s Red Hot

turmeric roasted cauliflower v gf
$11

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
$7.50

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

Candied Walnut and Apple Salad
$15

Field greens | sliced apples | pickled onions | candied walnuts | apple dijon vinaigrette | goat cheese fritters or plain goat cheese

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

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 | blood orange beurre rouge

Seared Chilean Sea Bass
$35

Vegetable noodles, broccoli rabe, arugula, basil sauce

SEARED RIB EYE CONTADINA
$39

Italian potatoes, roasted vegetables, rosemary, cognac demi

Drinks

COCKTAILS

French greyhound martini
12.

Titos Vodka, St. Germain, splash of grapefruit, a sugar rim, and a lemon slice

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
$10.

Aperol, Prosecco, orange slice

Blood Orange Negroni
$12.

Campari, sweet vermouth, gin, lemon juice, blood orange syrup

Empress 75
$12.

Empress Gin, Prosecco, lemon juice, twist

Strawberry Lemon Smash
$12.

Limoncello, titos, lemon juice, muddled strawberries, splash of soda

Pamplemousse Paloma
$12.

Tequila, pamplemousse liqueur, lime juice, ruby red grape fruit

Jameson Orange Mule
$12.

Jameson orange, ginger beer, orange bitters, dehydrated oranges

Mango Mojito
$12.

Bacardi, muddled mango and mango, simple syrup

Drinks

SANGRIA

Nicoles' Red Sangria

Red wine, simple syrup, cranberry juice, orange juice, with a lemon twist

Nicoles' White Sangria

Pinot Grisio, vanilla vodka, pineapple juice, orange juice, fresh fruit.

Rosé Sangria

Prosecco rosé, peach nectar, peach schnapps, Strawberry seltzer

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

Sloop | Juice Bomb IPA

A hazy, golden, unfiltered IPA. 6.5% ABV | Fishkill, NY

Ommegang | Rare Vos Amber Ale

Dry fruity, slightly fruity/hoppy with a beguiling spiciness | 6.5% ABV | Cooperstown, NY

Allagash | White

Belgian style wheat beer 5.2% ABV | Portland, ME

PERONI LAGER | BIRRA PERONI BREWERY

European Pale Style Lager | 4.7%ABV | Rome, Italy

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