Living In Troy

Troy, NY is a great place to call home. When you call Troy home, you have everything you need right outside your door! Whether your currently live in Troy, or are looking to move here, we want to share all the best things that make this city great! We have put together a list of our favorite restaurants, attractions and must know places around Troy, NY.  If you need more ideas, just ask!

  1. Restaurants in Troy, NY

    1. Copper Pot
      433 River St, Troy, NY 12180
      Copper Pot is a purveyor of Northeast favorites with a twist from the Chef who brought you Sweet Sue’s. Focused on the Three Sisters- Soups, Salads, and Sweets; Copper Pot exists to re-imagine these classics in new and interesting ways by sourcing local ingredients and fusing them with global themes.
    2. Burrito Burrito
      333 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
      Burrito Burrito is a vegan friendly restaurant selling vegan burritos, tacos, nachos and more.
    3. Lo Porto
      85 4th St, Troy, NY 12180
      Lo Porto is a family-run Italian mainstay offering heaping plates of pasta & seafood along with cocktails & wine.
    4. Manory’s
      99 Congress St, Troy, NY 12180
      Manory’s offers casual, modest diner throwbacks serving classic American comfort foods for more than 100 years.
    5. Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen
      95-97 Ferry St, Troy, NY 12180
      Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen serves traditional Korean dishes at this locally run eatery with a cozy, rustic ambiance.
    6. Nighthawks
      461 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
      Nighthawks wants to feed their friends and community with the best quality ingredients, while having some drinks and having a real good time. They offer favorites like burgers and specialty brunch items.
    7. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
      377 River St, Troy, NY 12180
      Dinosaur Bar-B-Que serves southern-style meats and draft brews and has been one of the Troy, NY top restaurants serving BBQ since November 2010. They offer offsite catering, along with pick up, delivery, drop off with servers and full service.
    8. Tara Kitchen
      172 River St, Troy, NY 12180
      Tara Kitchen serves Moroccan comfort food from an award-winning chef. Chef Aneesa Waheed put her stamp on Moroccan food and earned several awards including 40 under 40 and Rising Star and has been featured in several Food TV Network shows including Beat Bobby Flay, and Guy Fieri’s Grocery Games.
    9. The Hill at Muza
      379 Congress St, Troy, NY 12180
      The Hill at Muza serves casual Polish and American fare served in a ski lodge-like pub with a year-round beer garden and extensive beer and wine list.
    10. Slidin Dirty
      9 1st St, Troy, NY 12180
      Slidin Dirty is a lively, compact outpost featuring inventive sliders, cocktails and craft brews in a rustic-chic venue.

    Coffee Shops in Troy, NY

    1. JACOB ALEJANDRO
      274 River St, Troy, NY 12180
      JACOB ALEJANDRO is a Coffee Culture and Coffee Education company serving great coffee to great people. They offer exceptional specialty coffee and unique coffee experiences to the Capital District.
    2. Superior Merchandise Company
      147 4th Street, Troy, NY 12180
      Superior Merchandise Company is a chic cafe serving espresso-based drinks, craft beer & homemade cookies in a stylish, modern space.
    3. Daily Grind
      46 3rd St, Troy, NY 12180
      The Daily Grind coffeehouse serves java along with homemade soups and sandwiches in a chill space with free WiFi.
    4. Spill’n the Beans Coffeehouse & Bistro
      13 3rd St, Troy, NY 12180
      Spill’n the Beans Coffeehouse & Bistro provides the absolute best coffees attainable to their customers as well as great homemade meals. They have designed their store with a Tuscan styled theme in order to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.
    5. Little Pecks
      211 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
      Little Pecks is a neighborhood all-day café with a passion for tasty bites and quality beans. They are also the perfect place to meet up with friends, take care of business, or just kick back and relax!
    6. The Whistling Kettle
      254 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
      The Whistling Kettle is a contemporary cafe & tearoom serving savory crepes, panini and salads, plus afternoon tea.
    7. Bard and Baker Board Game Cafe
      501 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
      Bard and Baker is the Capital District’s first board game café, located in the historic Troy Record Building in downtown Troy, NY. The café features over 750 titles, ranging from classics such as CLUE, Strategy and Scrabble to contemporary games like Catan, Ticket to Ride and Ascension.

    Breweries in Troy, NY

    1. Brown’s Brewing Company
      417 River St, Troy, NY 12180
      Browns Brewing Company has been brewing beer in Troy since 1993. Their Troy taproom has 15 beers on tap, with new brews being added regularly. Their food menu hosts a variety of options, with each item annotated by which beer pairs best with it. Enjoy a drink or two at the taproom or bring some beer home with 12 packs, 6 packs, and growlers.
    2. Rare Form Brewing Company
      90 Congress St, Troy, NY 12180
      Rare Form Brewing Company opened its doors in 2014 in historic Troy, New York. It is a place where passion for beer and art are brought together in the name of creativity. They offer a wide-ranging and rotating beer menu.
    3. Shmaltz Brewing Company
      200 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
      Shmaltz Brewing Company, handcrafts award winning New York State beers. They create limited release specialty beers so make sure to grab some before they are gone.

    Attractions in Troy, NY

    1. Troy Waterfront Farmer’s Market
      865 2nd Avenue, Troy NY 12182
      TWFM is a producer-only, year-round, independent, marketplace featuring locally grown food and locally made products, for the mutual benefit of local producers, consumers, and the community. The market is open every Saturday in Downtown Troy from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM!
    2. Tri City ValleyCats
      80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
      A trip to the ValleyCats is a summer staple in the Capital Region. Each night at the ballpark provides a memorable experience for their guests and we are so glad they are close to home!
    3. The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
      Corner of 8th Street and College Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
      Comprising of four venues, EMPAC enables audiences, artists, and researchers to inquire, experiment, develop, and experience the ever-changing relationship between our senses, technology, and the worlds we create around us.
    4. Tour the Burden Iron Works Museum
      1 E Industrial Pkwy, Troy, NY 12180
      Located in the former Burden Iron Co. office building in South Troy, The Burden Iron Works Museum has an extensive display of artifacts connected with the region’s industrial past.
    5. Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
      278 River Street, Troy, NY 12180
      A National Historic Landmark, The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall has been in use since opening in 1875. World renowned for its near perfect acoustics, it has hosted performances by legions of world-renowned artists, from legends to newcomers in all genres.
    6. Captain JP Cruises
      30 Second Street, Troy, NY 12180
      The Captain J.P. Cruise Line offers a wide variety of weekly scenic cruises that offer a variety of durations and lunch/brunch and dinner options. Get out on the water and enjoy the historic background of Troy, NY.

    Outdoor Parks and Recreation in Troy, NY

    1. Prospect Park
      65 Prospect Park Rd, Troy, NY 12180
    2. Frear Park
      Troy, NY 12180
    3. Knickerbacker Park
      103rd St & 8th Ave, Troy, NY 12182
    4. Knickerbacker Ice Arena
      191 103rd St, Troy, NY 12182
    5. McBride Dags Sports Hall
      534 4th Ave, Troy, NY 12182

    Schools in Troy, NY

    1. Troy School 2
      470 Tenth Street, Troy, NY 12180
      Principal: Natélege Turner-Hassell
    2. Troy School 14
      1700 Tibbits Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
      Principal: Karen Cloutier
    3. Troy School 16
      40 Collins Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
      Principal: Tracy Ford
    4. Troy School 18
      412 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180
      Principal: Virginia DonVito-MacPhee
    5. Carroll Hill School
      112 Delaware Ave, Troy, NY 12180
      Principal: Roy Stiles
    6. Troy Middle School
      1976 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180
      Principal: Ian McShane
    7. Troy High School
      1950 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180
      Principal: Joseph Mariano, Jr.
    8. Alternative Learning Program
      475 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180
    9. Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC)
      80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180
      HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs as well as credit-free training opportunities. Hudson Valley Community College provides students a dynamic, student-centered, comprehensive, and accessible educational opportunity, and is committed to preparing students for careers and continued educational opportunities through transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
    10. Russell Sage College
      65 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180
      At Russell Sage College, you can pursue bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in numerous academic areas. Students participate in a learning environment that offers varied interdisciplinary academics, opportunities for community engagement, options to study abroad, and a range of artistic and athletic endeavors.
    11. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
      110 Eighth Street, Troy, NY USA 12180
      RPI offers labs, studios, and technology spaces for research and education. From renewable energy to cybersecurity, from biotechnology to materials science, from big data to nanotechnology, the world needs problem solvers and that is the kind of talent RPI produces. Those who want to address the urgent issues of today and the emerging issues of tomorrow.
    12. Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
      1300 Massachusetts Avenue, Troy, New York 12180
      Located right in Troy, Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing offers an Associates in Science (A.S.) degree in Nursing program to educate and prepare students to become skilled and competent professional nurses.

    Healthcare in Troy, NY:

    1. Samaritan Hospital 
      2215 Burdett Ave., Troy, New York 12180
      Samaritan Hospital provides safe, effective, and compassionate care to patients and residents. They are always striving to increase quality outcomes through cutting-edge technologies and the implementation of evidence-based practices. To learn more, please contact the hospital at (518) 271-3300.
    2. Troy Family Health Center
      79 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
      Troy Family Health Center offers a full scope of services for all ages. Same day appointments are available for illness, injury, and chronic medical conditions with x-ray services available on site. To learn more about the practice and their services, please call (518) 271-0063.
    3. Albany Med EmUrgentCare
      730 Hoosick Road, Brunswick, NY 12180
      Albany Med EmUrgentCare offers patients convenient walk-in, same-day care for urgent and non-urgent care for patients of all ages. To learn more, please contact Albany Med EmUrgentCare at (518) 264-9000.

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