1028 Route 146 at 146A (Clifton Park Plaza), Clifton Park,
383-1209. Vegetarian-friendly restaurant with a Mediterranean
accent, serving gourmet specialty salads, homemade vegetarian
soups, gourmet pizzas and pasta; creative gourmet specials
featured weekly. Extensive beer and wine list includes more
than 40 beers and ales by the bottle, and more than 400
wines (50 by the glass). Catering for any event. Serving
4:30-8:30 Sun-Mon, 4:30-9:30 Tue, 4:30-10 Wed-Sat. Wine
bar open Fri-Sat until 11 PM. Reservations suggested for
large parties. Cash and checks only. $$$
The Deli at Honest Weight Food Co-op
Honest Weight Food Co-op, 484 Central Ave., Albany, 482-2667.
Fresh homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods and
ethnic specialties made daily. Now serving a hot lunch entrée
11-2 daily. All-organic juice bar. Serving 7 AM-8 PM Mon-Fri,
8-6 Sat, 10-6 Sun. AE, D, MC, V, debit cards, personal checks.
33 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 584-4670. Natural-food restaurant
and store offering a vegetarian buffet featuring healthful,
flavorful whole foods, soups, desserts and breads. No alcohol.
Off-premises catering. Serving 11:30-8 daily; store open
9-8 daily. AE, D, DC, MC, V. $
Madison’s End Café
See listing under “American.”
Shades of Green
187 Lark St., Albany, 434-1830. The healthy choice for the
downtown crowd, serving unique gourmet vegetarian food with
influences spanning several continents and a wide variety
of cultures. Inventive salads and entrées, including many
vegan options; freshly made soups, fresh-squeezed fruit
and vegetable juices and tasty shakes. Now offering catering.
No alcohol. Serving 11-9 Mon-Sat, closed Sun. MC, V. $$