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 - nearly half of our menu in fact!
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?
Yes, you may download our events kit here. Please note, parties of 8 or larger must choose from a prix fixe menu.
Do you accept reservations?
We accept limited dinner reservations for all party sizes. 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.
Which credit cards do you accept?
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express.
When does your kitchen open and close?
Dinner begins at 6pm Monday through Friday, and 5pm Saturday and Sunday. Kitchen closes at 10:30pm Sunday through Thursday, and 11:30pm Friday and Saturday. We serve brunch 11am to 3pm on the weekends, with a snack menu available at the bar from 3pm to 5pm Saturday and Sunday between brunch and dinner.
Did you use an architect?
Alex Meyers of MADesign.
Who did your garden wall?
Fire Dean Schilling of Woodland Landscapes.
What is the wine corkage fee?
$25 per 750ml bottle, $50 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! Gran Electrica, a greenmarket Mexican restaurant in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
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. Come on over!