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51 Front Wine Bar & Bistro - CLOSED

51 Front Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
+1 518-727-2089
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Dec 9, 2013
“Ok food, overpriced, small portions.”
Oct 23, 2013
“Menu changes with the seasons”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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51 Front Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed December 9, 2013

When this place was known as 51 Front St, it was our go to restaurant in Ballston Spa. The menu was always diverse, the portions adequate and the food prepared and presented excellently. Now known as Strada, all has changed....not for the better! The menu...More

Thank swaggerman01
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Cozy atmosphere with a good selection of foreign wines. Food is great and there is a good choice on the menu. A hidden treasure.

1  Thank AvgiK
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Now known as Strada, fine as a wine bar. Absolutely the worst experience with food and manager. AVOID LIKE THE PLAGUE. Special for the day was a scallop dish. Undercooked, no browning of the entre. Returned to kitchen after two bites, Manager came and argued...More

Thank MacChuckle
Reviewed March 24, 2013

My wife and I stopped here for a glass of wine, and we were pleasantly surprised to find a great wine bar and a very nice, upscale restaurant. The music on the stereo caught my attention as they played standards and then switched to blues...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed February 25, 2013

51 Front St Bistro always was one of my two favorite restaurants and I was especially with the new owners. That was until my last visit. Sitted next to the bar it was very noisy, couldn't even have a conversation. Several young women at the...More

Thank Mormor22
Reviewed February 9, 2013

We have always enjoyed going to 51 Front Street Bistro, and were surprised to hear that there were new owners. All the ambiance is still there, and if possible, the food is even better! We both appreciated the wonderful attention of our server, who was...More

Thank kaykay75
Reviewed December 29, 2012

This was my first visit to 51 Front. It is such a warm, cozy place with a nice bar. We had wine, appetizers, main course, and dessert which were all delicious. I had the rabbit which I highly recommend. I will definitely be visiting this...More

Thank KABM1
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The expertise and inventiveness the chef shows in preparation,presentation and ingenuity are unsurpassed within the Capital; District. But the more you come the less I will be able to and thats all I'll say about it.

Thank cawessot
Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband and myself have been in the Albany area for the last 24 years and still miss the ample choices of good restaurants in other areas that are not present in Albany and its sorroundings. Last Saturday was an expection, when we visited this...More

Thank elaUsa
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Excellent wine, excellent food, excellent wait staff and the Owners are hands on. You cannot go wrong if you choose this restaurant. It's a gem and 5 star service! They're under new ownership and the Chef is part owner - makes a huge difference in...More

1  Thank wanderlust3692016
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Front Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: +1 518-727-2089
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