Peck's Arcade - Troy

4.7
314 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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High energy, casual fine dining in downtown Troy, featuring shareable plates of American food with global influences.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm


Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(518) 326-3450 ext. 2
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Nick Ruscitto
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Catering
Off-site catering is available. Please email our Sales & Events Manager at kelly@clarkhousehospitality.com for more information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Third
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Parking details
There is street parking available both on Broadway & 2nd Street, within walking distance of the restaurant.
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Entertainment
Live DJ spins vinyl records from 8:00 PM until close, nightly.
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Special events & promotions
For event inquiries at Peck's Arcade, The Library, Tavern Bar or Lucas Confectionery, please email our of Sales & Events Manager at kelly@clarkhousehospitality.com for more details & information on packages.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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food
4.8
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
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Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were extraordinary. Staff went out of their way to find our party
of six a quieter table so we could enjoy a 'mini-rpi reunion.' The food was exceptional
especially the pea cake and the cauliflower.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Peck's arcade for a graduation dinner. Everything was delicious and it was an enjoyable dining experience with attentive staff. Reasonably priced

j
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I can’t believe I had one of my best dinners in Troy, NY. The restaurant is tight and very loud, but the food is fantastic.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2017
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 2

The food was excellent but the online menu is not updated to reflect the real choices for the day.
The noise level was very high and interferes with the dining experience.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thoroughly enjoyed the food and experience. Love the small plates approach and service

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always outstanding as are the amazing staff, servers and chefs! I highly recommend Pecks as the perfect spot for a great meal and fantastic night!

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was incredible! What cool decor. A wonderful meal celebrating a special occasion w/ friends.

WI
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience!

DQ
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food. Menu is always changing. Can't wait to try Donna's.

OT
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Flawless. Two of the six dishes are now on the top 10 things I've ever eaten in my life. Cannot wait to go back!

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

There were about 10 appetizers and only 3 entrees, which were all pasta. It was a very odd set up. The portions were incredibly small AND you had to PAY FOR bread! It was extremely expensive for such small portions.

JD
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best!!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Spectacular evening. Our waitress Paula Wes very attentive, knowledgeable, and welcoming. Girls get together. Food exceeded our expectations.

T
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waitstaff was very attentive, made sure that every course was to our liking (which they absolutely were!). For two people, recommend 4-5 shared dishes, leaving room for the delicious desserts.

OT
Nashville
5 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and atmosphere

J
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hands down the best service and food in Troy! We always try to spend our special occasions with Peck's and it always proves worthy!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time celebrating our friends 88th birthday. The food was excellent as was the service. This was the first time we encountered the idea of sharing plates and it was throughly enjoyable tasting the different dishes. Our server answered all of our questions and was very attentive and friendly as were the other staff. The birthday girl loved Pecks and believe me she is hard to please. I have already recommended Pecks to friends.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best atmosphere, food, service.. we love peck's arcade

OT
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

While I enjoyed the music genre on the sound system, it was frequently far too loud during our visit. I don't recall ever being in a restaurant with this problem. I understand they formerly had a DJ whose playlist was blasted at far higher volume. I can't imagine what that was like. We were fortunate, however, that the sound was, ultimately, reduced to something barely tolerable. Interestingly, the volume went up and down on a number of times during our 2 hour stay before it was set at an arguably reasonable level, assuming your under 30 This suggests there may not be an established management guideline on the proper volume. I suspect the servers were responding to customer complaints which, of course, were probably, "it's too loud" or "it's not loud enough" , and everything in between.

We really enjoyed the creative menu and we'd really like to go back for the food but....

I'll recommend Peck's with a music volume caveat. I don't know what they're thinking. Do they want to be a nightclub or a restaurant?

FS
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Celebrating a retirement

MP
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Third visit. Menu changes weekly. Knowledgeable servers and great wine list

DL
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and server Paula were outstanding! The only issue we had was with the music, which was so loud we had to shout across the table at each other. We were seated right next to the music, and 1 employee kept turning it up every time he walked by, and then another employee would turn it back down.

OT
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is definitely one of, if not THE, best restaurant in the Capital Region. If it's your first time, go for the chef's choice at $60 for two people. Every dish was perfection and the flavors, textures and presentation were refined but fun. I love this place!

OC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have dined at Peck's several times and each time we leave full and happy. The food is creative, wonderful and down right tasty. I go back just for the mushrooms! We prefer sharing plates rather than each person ordering separately. The staff is terrific - know their stuff - make you feel welcome.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My absolute favorite restaurant in the Capital Region. Everything about it is fresh and vibrant.

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Peck's Arcade is what every emerging neighborhood needs. Everything about the experience is elevated yet as relaxed and familiar as possible. The food is wonderfully conceived and perfectly executed, seasonal and local without being fussy. The staff friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The rambling, multi faceted layout and organic feel of the design a the perfect focal point for the rapidly emerging 'new small city' environment of Troy, NY. Even the soundtrack was perfect. The closest comparison I can make to the overall feel and aesthetic is Tom Colicchio's Craft properties.

JK
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a fantastic time at Peck's. We requested Quang as our server when we made the reservation and he was phenomenal as usual. Food was delicious and my favorite was the panna cotta for dessert. Never had a bad meal or service here. It has been my favorite restaurant in the area for years.

OT
Miami
22 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Such a treat to have that quality of food here in the capital region. Excellent service, fresh ingredients, and unusual flavor pairings. YUM!

FC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2017
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

This is a great neighborhood restaurant but don't be in a hurry to get a drink - 25 minutes was clocked from the time we sat down til the drinks were delivered. Food is inventive and well prepared. Multiple servers seemed to create unexplainable missteps - i.e. My husband ordered dessert, I didn't. When the server passed by, I asked for just one scoop of the ice cream that was featured in another dessert preparation. It came, I ate, and my husband still didn't have his dessert. When the server was questioned, she said there was no such dessert as what he ordered and when she was pushed further, as that made no sense, she said the dessert order was cancelled because I ordered the ice cream!!!???? Okay.....

S
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is just my palates opinion. Walking in we were greeted by a lovely hostess whose smile and demeanor started our evening off great. She led us to the chefs counter, my favorite place to be in any restaurant that offers it. We immediately looked at the menus and saw my favorite two words Chefs Selections. It was a no brainier except for the fact that my wife is 7 months pregnant and allergic to most seafood and shellfish. After seeing her belly and hearing about the allergy there was no other discussion. It was on. The chefs behind the line were friendly and informative. We talked with the head chef briefly before our first of five courses were served. First up pan fried sweet potato cake with scallion purée and fresh herbs. Very well ballenced in flavor and presentation was perfect. Next up were mushrooms. Oh my word. These were amazing. Coated in butter and seasoned to perfection. I could have been done there when they brought roasted beets with pickled vegitables. I love beets and the clean, simple approach was great. Next was grilled red snapper over a fried rice cake. The fish was light and well seasoned. A little over cooked for my liking but very good. The rice cake was a little bland but the sauce helped out. Finally my wife's favorite course the homage gnocchi with a pork ragu sauce. The gnocchi were light and fluffy and the sauce hearty and thick. Perfect ending. The wait staff were incredible attentive and lovely. Our waitress always had a smile and made us feel like we were the only ones there, even though the place was packed. Make your reservation a couple weeks in advance for optimal dinning time. Ask for the chefs counter, if that is your thing and come hungry.

DL
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, food, and drinks! Our server, Jennifer, couldn't have been more attentive or knowledgeable. We enjoyed eating outside on a beautiful February night.

MC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent, as always- we sat at the bar closest to the chef, and enjoyed it very much. This restaurant has a real "Brooklyn Vibe" and we enjoy the ambiance, and creative dishes very much! Many thanks!

OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome, as always

j
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

This was truly a dining experience. The ordering of several different small plates gave me the opportunity to try very different delicacies like snail, octopus and lamb. Each was uniquely prepared with various sauces and glazes. Very enjoyable. However, the portions were quite small for the price paid.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Food and service above and beyond like usual. But, to showcase a DJ for dinner at such a tasteful and selective restaurant, you would think the music would be as refined and tasteful as the food and service. Not bashing the DJ, just would expect more from an establishment that prides itself on quality.

S
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very inventive, mostly successful menu, unfortunately fully priced for the modest portion sizes. Hardly any clams nor clam flavor with the tagliatelle. At $11/glass the white wines should be better, both the Mueller Thurgau and the Sauv. blanc lacked an edge. Lighting acceptable though barely, and bleak. Acoustics OK, friendly competent service.

JP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing! I can't say enough great things about this place! My husband and I dine here very often because we can't get enough! Quang is a fantastic server and the food is out of this world.

R
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome service and live DJ in-house playing the latest, laid back tunes. There was a 4 course Prix Fixe menu specific for Valentine's Day at a reasonable price per person. Overall, great food, great food and good music..what more can you ask for? :)

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's always great at Peck's, can't wait for my next visit ❤️❤️❤️

LA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

We had a great experience there a year and a half ago. All-around lousy this time.

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