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Cozy bistro featuring Chef Ric Orlando's global neighborhood cuisine. "Chopped" Champion Chef Ric's menu features sustainable seafood, free range meats, gluten free and vegetarian options. Dinner 7 nights and Sunday Brunch. LOCAL FOOD - LOCAL FUN!

New World Bistro Bar is an 80 seat gastro pub in the heart of Albany's Delaware Avenue Neighborhood. The building is cozy, the food is fresh and creative and the staff is friendly and nurturing.

The menu features regional and natural meats, sustainable seafood, local produce, and Freebird Chicken; also a wide variety of creative vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Don't forget to ask about Chef Ric's spice scale... we've got everything from mild to brightly seasoned to authentically, assertively spiced dishes.

New World Bistro Bar has earned local and national recognition, including the 2010 Sante Restaurant Award for Innovative Cuisine and a nomination for "Best Burger in the Capital District" by the New York State Beef Industry Council in 2011. In Albany's 2011-2015 Metroland Readers' Poll, NWBB has consistently won First Place in four categories: 'Best American', 'Best International', 'Best Vegetarian', 'Best Restaurant to Take a Date.'

Ric Orlando is the Managing Consultant/ Executive Chef at NWBB, and is also Chef-Owner of New World Home Cooking and New World Catering in Saugerties, NY. He is a two-time winner of the Food Network's competition show "Chopped". Ric is one of the Hudson Valley's best know chefs and is always working to improve farm-to-table associations.

Scott Meyer and Annette Nanes are owners of NWBB and former co-owners of the Spectrum 8 Theatres two doors down the street.



Food & Drink Specials

Happy Hour at the Bar
Offered every Monday through Thursday from 4-6PM, New World Bistro Bar offers a variety of discounted menu items such as...
  • $1 OFF Draught Beer
  • $5 glass of Pinot Grigio
  • $6 wings
  • and more...
Meatless Mondays
For $25 you will receive an all Vegan and Vegetarian 3 Course Dinner featuring...
  • an appetizer
  • entree
  • AND dessert
Menu changes weekly -- see website for more details

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