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Albany Holiday Dining Options for 2023-2024: Christmas & New Year's

Find Restaurants Offering Dine-In & Takeout Specials

Consider doing yourself a favor this holiday season and skip cooking in the kitchen all day. There are a number of great Albany area restaurants that will be offering dine-in or takeout specials for Christmas and New Year's. Check out some of the local dining options below and don't forget to make a reservation (or place your order) ahead of time this year.

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2023-2024 Holiday Dining Specials in the Capital Region

Dukes Chophouse at Rivers Casino & Resort

Christmas Eve (Dine-In), Christmas Day (Dine-In), and New Year's Eve (Dine-In)

Celebrate the holiday season with Dukes Chophouse at Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady! Enjoy specialty holiday menu items on Christmas Eve from 4pm-10pm and on Christmas Day from 3pm-9pm.

On New Year's Eve, the restaurant will feature a specialty menu option for $125pp plus tax. Advanced reservations are suggested; the regular menu will be available too.


Honest Weight Food Co-op

Christmas Eve (Takeout)

No matter how you celebrate the holidays, Honest Weight is ready to help! Their Holiday Catering Menu features a handcrafted selection of festive and delicious appetizers, entrees, and desserts. They can accommodate many common dietary restrictions too. You must order by December 21 for pickup on December 24 (Christmas Eve).


2Shea Catering

Christmas Eve (Takeout)

2Shea Catering in Albany is prepared to take the stress out of the holidays by offering a Holiday Takeout Menu. There are a variety of meal options to choose from, such as "The Italian Holiday," "The Meat and Potatoes," and "Holiday To Remember." Orders are due by December 19, and must be picked up at Duo at the Dunes on Christmas Eve.

Texas de Brazil

Christmas Eve (Dine-In), Christmas Day (Dine-In), New Year's Eve (Dine-In), New Year's Day (Dine-In)

Make your reservation for dinner at Texas de Brazil in Albany! They will be open on Christmas Eve and Day at 12pm and on New Year's Eve at 12pm. The restaurant will be open for their regular hours on New Year's Day.

677 Prime

New Year's Eve (Dine-In)

677 Prime in Albany will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day, but they will be open for New Year's Eve dining from 5:00pm-10:00pm. Enjoy live music by Franklin Micare from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Stay to watch the ball drop and savor a complimentary Prosecco toast will be available so everyone can ring in the new year. Check out their website or Facebook page for the latest updates.

The Century House

Christmas Eve (Takeout) and New Year's Eve (Dine-In)

Enjoy Christmas Eve takeout from The Century House in Latham! They are offering a Whole Prime Rib Meal for $599 and a Half Prime Rib Meal for $349, as well as a Bone In Spiral Ham Meal for $260, a Rib only meal for $499 or $249, and a Ham only for $249. Each meal comes with a variety of sides, like salad, roasted potatoes, Oreo cheesecake, and more.

For New Year's Eve, The Century House is accepting dinner reservations for a three-course dinner for $59 per person. Reservations can be made online at their website.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (Troy)

Christmas Eve (Takeout)

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Troy is offering a Christmas Pork Story holiday meal to-go. Enjoy a brown sugar glazed ham for dinner with two sides, a choice of pie, a bottle of sauce, and mini potato rolls. Meals serve 4-6 and cost $120. A la carte options are also available. Quantity is limited, so be sure to call now. Pickups will be on December 23 and 24 before 2:00pm.

Max410 at The Waters Edge

Christmas Eve (Takeout) and New Year's Eve (Dine-In)

Join Max410 at The Waters Edge in Glenville on New Year's Eve for a delicious meal. They will be serving a prix fixe menu for $85 per person. Reservations are being accepted now.

Or, consider ordering a meal to-go from their Christmas Eve Catering Menu. Their package deal costs $275 for 3-4 people, $450 for 5-7 people, and $350 for 8-10 people. They also have a la carte options.

Miller's Backyard BBQ

Christmas Eve (Takeout)

Take advantage of Miller's Backyard BBQ's Christmas Eve Special and get prime rib roast for $25 per pound, a roast beef roast for $14 per pound, a whole turkey for $75, and a variety of different sides! Available for preorder only.

Signal 30 BBQ

Christmas Eve (Takeout)

Enjoy BBQ meats for Christmas Eve when you order from Signal 30 BBQ in Cohoes. The restaurant is offering a Beef Tenderloin (6-8 pounds) special. Orders will be available to pick up from 12pm-3:30pm on December 24.

The Nest 518

New Year's Eve (Dine-In)

Celebrate New Year's Eve at The Nest 518 in Schenectady! A pre fixe dinner will be available for $95 per person. 

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