What do you Crave?
Gourmet Burgers made with the freshest ingredients in house daily
Lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and crave sauce
Add Cheese $8.95
Add Cheese and Bacon $9.95
Cumin seed crusted patty, avocado, tomato, cotija cheese, fried jalapeño, pickled onion, cilantro, black bean spread
Beef Patty, fried green tomato, smoked bacon, pimento cheese, lettuce, buttermilk ranch
Peppercorn crusted patty, gorgonzola, caramelized onion, arugula, horseradish garlic aioli
Beef, pulled pork, onion ring, BBQ sauce, pickles, cheddar
Lamb patty, chimichurri sauce, arugula, red onion, tomato, cotija cheese
Fennel Sausage Patty, ar, prosciutto crisp, banana peppers, provolone, cherry pepper aioli
Coffee rubbed beef patty, fried egg, maple glazed bacon, american cheese, hash brown all served on an english muffin
Sausage patty with a chili flake crust, banana peppers, pepper jack cheese, jalapeño, crispy fried onions, sriracha drizzle, chipotle aioli.
Provolone stuffed beef patty, brioche bun toasted with provolone and american cheese, short ribs, caramelized onions, served with french onion soup for dipping.
*Burger cooked Medium* Will have pink color in the middle
Turkey patty, sauerkraut, swiss, Russian dressing
beef, bacon, cheddar, potato skin, potato chips, sour cream and onion spread
Beef, bacon caramelized onion jam, candied bacon, smoked gouda, truffle aioli
Beef Patty, roasted mushrooms, red wine truffle glaze, parmesan crisp, tomato, provolone, truffle garlic aioli
Turkey burger, sriracha aioli, ginger sesame sauce, red onion, arugula, tomato, toasted coconut
beyond Veggie Patty, arugula, Caramelized onion, tomato, truffle aioli
tomato, scallions, banana peppers, bacon, avocado, cheese sauce, crave sauce
blue cheese dressing, blue cheese crumbles, buffalo sauce, scallions
tomato, avocado, pickled onions, fried jalapeno, black bean spread, chipotle aioli, cotija cheese, cilantro
truffle oil, rosemary, parmesan cheese, garlic truffle aioli
BBQ spiced dry rub, bacon, spiced pecans, honey sage aioli
All wings served with home made blue cheese
House made hot sauce
Roasted Garlic, rosemary, lemon, parmesan, basil
sweet soy, scallions, sriracha drizzle
topped with parmesan crunches and served with buttermilk ranch
served with side of horseradish aioli
sour cream and onion spread, chipotle aioli, cheese sauce, bacon,
All sandwiches served with natural cut chips, substitute small fry for 2.50
Grilled chicken, bacon, cheddar, chimichurri, cherry pepper, arugula, tomato
Caramelized onion, roasted tomato, crispy bacon, cheddar and american cheese, sourdough
Bacon, Avocado, Tomato, Lettuce, Chipotle Aioli, served on sourdough
Chicken Breast, arugula, tomato, provolone, truffle-garlic aioli, crispy prosciutto, served hot on sourdough
Marinated, boneless chicken breast, shredded lettuce, pickles, sriracha mayo, soft bun
smoked bacon, smoked gouda, lettuce, tomato, honey sage aioli, sourdough
cole slaw, crispy onion ring, pepperjack, chipotle BBQ, soft bun
2 fried eggs, bacon, hash brown, american cheese served on an english muffin
add chicken $3.95 Sliced Turkey $3.95 Burger $6.95
Iceberg, romain, bacon, avocado, tomato, pickled onions, ranch, crispy onions
Romain, croutons, Parmesan
All of our food is made to order, please allow at least ten minutes to prepare
217 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203, United States
Saturday: 12 - 10pm
2016: Best new restaurant finalist
Best Chef Finalist
Best Burger Finalist
2017: Best Chef Finalist
Best Burger Finalist
2018 Best Chef Finalist
Best Burger Finalist
2017: Best Burger runner up
2018: Best French fry
Best Burger runner up
Chef and co owner of Crave, Devin Ziemann is a local chef who has always had dreams of opening his own restaurant. Ziemann started out as a dishwasher in 2002 and since then has worked every position in the kitchen. In 2004 he wanted to refine his passion in the kitchen by attending the SCCC culinary program. During his time at SCCC he expanded his knowledge even further by taking the opportunity to work at the Disney culinary program and the Kentucky Derby. After graduation Ziemann had the chance to work for some of the biggest name Chefs at some of the most well known restaurants in the area. Ziemann had a key role in opening two fine dining establishments and the executive chef at one casual dining restaurant that all had tremendous success in many parts thanks to Ziemann. After years of work he was recognized in 2014 for the wine and dine arts festival rising star chef. His passion for great food, creativity, flavor and hard work really speaks for itself if you have ever dined at his restaurants before. Growing up local to the albany area he is excited to open his own restaurant right in the heart of Albany.
– General manager and co owner of Crave Kaytrin Della Sala has had dreams of opening a frozen yogurt shop for several years. After attending SUNY Oneonta and graduating with a degree in dietetics and food service management she knew she wanted to open her own restaurant. Kaytrin has been working in the restaurant industry since 2006 and learned early on how much she loves working with people and how valuable good customer service is. She has a passion for the little details which really shines through at crave from the interior decoration to the unique toppings for the frozen yogurt. Kaytrin is grateful to open a restaurant that she is so passionate about in an area that she grew up in.
Devin and Kaytrin met while working together at a restaurant in the area and found that they both have a passion for food and a dream to open a restaurant. Together they have worked extremely hard to make this dream a reality and can’t wait to share this vision with the community.
Crave is a chef driven, classic comfort food concept founded in 2015, by Devin Ziemann and Kaytrin Della Sala. Crave is inspired by a true love for comfort foods created by the flavors that Devin and Kaytrin Crave the most. For Devin the comfort of a variety of decadent burgers and for Kaytrin the Sweet guilty pleasure of frozen yogurt. The menu is a balance of comfort and innovation, celebrating food that appeals to both novice and extreme foodie through comfort fare with a twist. Our goal is to share our food with everyone. We continually put forth fresh and inventive takes on refined comfort food as we strive to introduce our guests to new ingredients in an approachable manner using burgers and sandwiches as our vehicle to new culinary exploration. When patrons dine with Crave, we want it to be more than just a meal, we want it to be an experience. Our focus is on the quality and taste of our food, consistent presentation, and great customer service.
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