It's the holiday season! Eliminate the fuss of preparing a meal or whipping up a dessert with ordering eats to-go from Albany restaurants, catering companies and bakeries. Not only will everyone rave about the holiday eats, but this is a great way to support Albany businesses. Scroll on for the details. 

Honest Weight Food Co-op

Excited to host a holiday party but overwhelmed at the thought of cooking? Honest Weight Food Co-op's Holiday Catering Menu is the solution to your dilemma! Available through January 2, the menu features made-from-scratch in-house appetizers, entrees, sides and desserts. The menu has those with dietary restrictions covered with plenty of vegan and gluten-free options. From pineapple sage pork loin, to maple roasted butternut squash, to a cranberry orange tea cake, your guests will love these fresh eats prepared with co-op approved ingredients. 

Catering orders may be placed in-store, by emailing, or by calling 518-482-2667 x254. Menu is available through January 2. Order by December 21 for pickup on December 24 (not available for pickup on December 25, 26 and 27). 

Mazzone Catering

Leave the cooking to the experts at Mazzone this holiday season! Holidays at Home packages feature roast beef tenderloin, prime rib of beef roast, roast turkey or glazed spiral cut honey baked ham. These full dinners serve up to 10 guests and include sides such as roasted root vegetables, broccoli & mushroom casserole, leek & Vermont white cheddar gratin potatoes, Parker House rolls with butter, tiramisu entremet and apple current strudel. 

Place your order online by December 19. Available for pickup December 23 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM or December 24 from 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM. 

Nicole's Restaurant

The culinary experts at Nicole's will make your holiday celebrations extra delicious! Whether you are hosting a festive cocktail party or a large family gathering, the Holiday To-Go Menu has you covered with options for platters, hors d'oeuvres, salads & sides, and entrees. Choose from a variety of platters such as the holiday grand charcuterie, spicy crab dip or a classic cheese board. Guests will enjoy the assortment of hors d'oeuvres such as spanakopita, hazelnut chicken bites, coconut shrimp and classic Italian mini meatballs. For entrees, Nicoles offers something for everyone from a classic meat lasagna or filet mignon. 

Call 518-436-4952 or email to place an order. All Christmas Eve orders must be placed by December 17 for pick up on December 24 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. 


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Sweet Eats

This holiday season order your favorite gluten free and vegan treats from Sweet Eats! The bakery specializes in handcrafted snacks for those with food allergies, sensitivities, digestive issues and dietary restrictions. The holiday menu has apple crumb pie, biscotti platter, cookie platter and vegan cheezecake. 

Allow 2 business days from time of order to pickup. For Christmas orders, deadline is Wednesday December 19. Pick up is December 24 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Place orders by email ( or call 518-621-3727. 

Jack's Oyster House

Enjoy a legendary meal at home from Jack's Oyster House, one of Albany's most iconic restaurants. Choose between Chairman's reserve beef tenderloin, local roasted chicken or Berkshire pork rack for an entree. Each package comes with roasted yukon potatoes, sauteed vegetable melange, brown butter brussels and toasted hazelnuts, maple glazed yams, and apple crisp. 

Pre-order online or by phone today! Packages serve 4 or 8 people with pick up on Christmas Day from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.