Nicole's Restaurant Cocktail

Dinner Menu

Dinner Hours

Monday: 5pm-9pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday, Thursday: 5pm-9pm

Friday, Saturday: 5pm-10pm

Sunday: 4pm-9pm

A 3.5% Processing fee is added to all checks, and is waived for cash payments.

Food

Small plates

Shrimp and Lobster Bisque
$12.

Creamy lobster bisque | butter poached shrimp | basil oil

fried calamari
$14.

Hot peppers | marinara

crispy artichokes v
$10.

Lemon-pepper aioli

Roasted brussel sprouts
$12.

Pancetta | lemon vinaigrette | roasted onion Available vegetarian with pancetta

Cacio e Pepe V
$10.

Black pepper | butter | parmesan | linguine

Autumn Burrata V
$14.

Burrata | beets | parsnips | butternut squash | beet glaze | candied pecans

Cripsy Polenta Cake and Mushroom Ragu VG
$14.

Pan fried polenta | coconut milk | mushroom ragu

MARGARITA Flatbread V
$15.

Fresh mozzarella | tomato | basil

Butternut Squash Flatbread
$17.

Butternut squash puree | prosciutto | goat cheese | candied pecans | fried sage | arugula

Zuppa di clams
$16.

Little neck clams | spicy pan marinara

Clams Basillico
$16.

Garlic | butter | white wine | basil

Shrimp cocktail
$14.

Over Nicole's cocktail sauce

Food

Sides

Broccoli Rabe
$9.

Garlic oil | parmesan

Italian Potatoes
$6.

Roasted and seasoned

Spaghetti squash
$8.

With marinara

Classic Italian Meatballs
$7.50

Tomato Sauce

Garlic Bread

4 pieces $5. | 8 pieces $8.

Root Vegetable Medley
$6.

Beets | parsnips | butternut squash

Food

Salads

salad additions

Grilled chicken 1/2 breast 5 | full breast 8 Grilled shrimp 3 pieces 9 | 5 pieces 14 Grilled salmon 14

Strawberry Field Green Salad
$16.

Field greens | roasted beets | toasted pistachio | goat cheese | pickled onions | maple-mustard vinaigrette

NICOLE'S FIELD GREEN SALAD vg gf
$7 | $11

Garden vegetables | balsamic vinaigrette

classic caesar salad v
$7 | $11

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 1/2 breast chicken 5, full breast 8.0 | Shrimp 3 pieces $9 | 5 pieces 14

linguini clam sauce
$24

Little neck clams | pan marinara or garlic-wine fume

shrimp and scallop scampi
$32

Garlic butter wine sauce | spinach | Linguini

SPAGHETTI SQUASH & EGGPLANT “MEATBALLS” vg
$25

Spaghetti squash | eggplant "meatballs" | broccoli rabe | marinara | mediterranean herbs | crisp basil

Chorizo and kale fall pasta
$28.

Chorizo | kale | red onion | butter beans | butter wine sauce

Food

classics

SERVED WITH PASTA | ADD A HOUSE OR CAESAR SALAD 3.

classic parmigiana

Eggplant 21 | Chicken 24 | Veal 29 |

sorrento

Chicken 27 | Veal 32 | Layered with eggplant | marinara | mozzarella

stuffed eggplant v gf
$24

Herbed goat cheese & ricotta | spinach | marinara | mozzarella

marsala gf

Chicken 27 | Veal 31 | Shrimp & Scallops 32 Sautéed mushrooms | Marsala wine

Saltimboca

Chicken 26 | Veal 30 sage | fontina cheese |sherry wine sauce | sautéed spinach

zuppa di pesce
$38

Clams | shrimp | scallops | calamari | tomato fume

Food

Specialties

ADD A HOUSE SALAD OR CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD 3.

Pork Chop
$32

Bone in pork chop | sweet potato mash | broccoli rabe | cider dijon pork a jus

hazelnut chicken
$28

Hazelnut-crusted | Frangelico-orange cream sauce | pasta

grilled salmon gf
$29

Spaghetti squash | lentils | kale | lemon oregano vinaigrette

Seared Chilean Sea Bass
$37

Butternut squash risotto | spinach | arugula

SEARED RIB EYE CONTADINA
$39

Italian potatoes | roasted brussels sprouts | mushrooms | sun-dried tomatoes | bourbon cream sauce

Sautéed Scallops
$44

Scallops | lobster fume | tomatoes | basil | fried parsnip ribbons | bed of roasted potatoes

Drinks

COCKTAILS

French greyhound martini
14.

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

Paper Plane
$13.

Bulliet Bourbon | Amaro | Aperol | lemon juice

Old Fashion Italiano
$14.

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

Espresso Martini
$14.

Amaro, vanilla vodka, espresso, Baileys (optional)

Luxardo Manhattan
$14.

Knob creek, sweet vermouth, luxardo maraschino liqueur, bitters

Aperol Spritz
$12.

Aperol, Prosecco, orange slice

The Empress Orchard
$14.

Empress gin, sweet vermouth, lemon juice, rosemary thyme syrup, apple cider

Cranberry Apple Mojito
$14.

Bacardi | cranberry juice | apple cider | mint | mint | lime juice | club

Pumpkin Spice Martini
$14.

Vanilla vodka | Bailey's | pumpkin puree | cinnamon | nutmeg

Smokey Maple Margarita
$14.

Mezcal, orange liqueur, | maple syrup | lime juice | served up with a salt rim

Hot Toddy
$12.

Elijah Craig, honey, hot water, cinnamon stick

Drinks

Mocktails

NA Apple cider sangria
$6.

Apple cider, club soda, mixed fruit, simple syrup

NA Cranberry apple mojito
$6.

Cranberry juice, apple cider, mint, lime juice, club soda

Crème brûlée hot chocolate
$6.

White hot chocolate, vanilla syrup, whipped cream, caramel drizzle

Drinks

SANGRIA

Nicoles' Red Sangria

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

Apple Cider Sangria

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

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
$9 | $30

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

SANTA MARGHERITA PINOT GRIGIO, ITALY
375mL $28 | 750ML $52

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

Hans Greyl Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough
$9 | $30
Beringer White Zinfandel, Napa valley, CA
$8 | $28
GLENORA, RIESLING, NY FINGERLAKES
$9 | $35

Crisp fruit flavors, yet subtle and dry

Josh Chardonnay, California
$9 | $32

Apple, pear, lemongrass, vanilla and subtle oak nuances

Caposald, ROSE, Italy
$8 | $28

Apple, pear, vanilla, creamy butter and toasty

MASCHIO, PROSECCO, VENETO, ITALY
$8 | $30

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

RED

BANFI CENTINE, TUSCANY ITALY
$11 | $36

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

COLORES DEL SOL MALBEC, MENDOZA, ARGENTINE
$9 | $32

Raspberry and blueberry flavors, light tannin, bright acid

ASKA Banfi cab Sauv-franc blend
$64

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

CASTELLO BANFI BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO, TUSCANY
$98

Smooth velvety style, notes of dried cherry and raspberry

BOLLA AMARONE, VENETO
$124

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

MOUNT PEAK, ORIN SWIFT SENTINEL CABERNET SAUVIGNON
$99

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