Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of food does Colonie serve?
Seasonal American with a focus on local and sustainable foods whenever possible.
Are there vegetarian options?
Absolutely! We have lots of vegetarian choices - one of the owners is vegetarian, trust us, she is on it.
I have an allergy, can I eat at Colonie?
We are happy to leave out ingredients from any of our dishes when possible to accommodate any allergies or dietary restrictions.
Can you accommodate large parties?
We can accommodate parties of up to 7 guests (anything larger requires a full buyout of the restaurant). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Do you accept reservations?
We accept dinner reservations for parties up to 7 guests. Please check Resy, or call the restaurant or email email@example.com to make a dinner reservation. We do not accept brunch reservations, please join us as a walk-in.
What is the wait time for walk-ins?
Our wait time varies from day to day, but it is best to get here early to guarantee a seat. Please note, we only seat complete parties.
Can I eat at the bar?
Of course! We serve a full menu at the bar.
What is the wine corkage fee?
$35 per 750ml bottle, $75 for a magnum.
Can I bring in a cake?
We do not allow outside food or desserts.
Where can I park?
There is metered parking on Atlantic Avenue. A paid lot is two blocks up the road at 211 Atlantic Avenue.
What are the closest subways?
F, G to Bergen
A, C to Jay Street Metrotech
2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall
R to Court St
Can I buy a gift certificate?
Yes, we offer gift cards in any denomination. You can purchase one here
Is Colonie wheelchair accessible?
Does Colonie have high chairs?
We do, and we welcome your adorable children.
Are you hiring?
Colonie is always looking to meet potential employees. Please send a resume along with a brief intro about yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have other restaurants?
We sure do! Pips, a natural wine bar with an Italian-inspired menu and cocktail list is right next door. And Gran Electrica, a greenmarket Mexican restaurant with two locations - in DUMBO, Brooklyn, and Napa, California.
Why are you called Colonie?
When the Dutch settled Brooklyn, they named it Bruijkleen Colonie. If you look at our logo, we include the original spelling of Brooklyn just below our name.
What's the deal with happy hour?
It's awesome. Dollar raw bar from 5:30pm-7pm Monday through Friday, at the bar only. Come on over!
Do you offer takeout or delivery?
No. We are constantly looking for ways to lower our impact on the environment. Takeout food items generate plenty of garbage and packaging, we choose to opt out.