New Restaurants on Wolf Road in 2020

As many restaurants re-open their doors, our Wolf Road area business tenants and neighbors are excited about the many new options. Here are some of the top new places to eat on Wolf Road, along with some dining options which are opening soon.


Toro Cantina

From Jamie Ortiz (founding chef and current owner of 677 Prime) comes Toro Cantina, an upscale experience focused on bringing colorful, authentic Mexican food to Wolf Road. Along with a full liquor license and luxurious interior, Toro has expanded to include outdoor seating amidst the new regulations set in place during the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn more about Toro Cantina here

As of July 10th, Toro is continuing to offer inside and outdoor dining. To keep up to date with current guidelines, check out Toro Cantina’s Facebook


Core Life

Core Life serves a variety of grain bowls, broths, and salads in a made-to-order, fast and clean style. With multiple locations around the area, Core Life has quickly become a local favorite. This eatery includes outdoor seating, a to-go area and delivery options. From the very beginning of it’s time on Wolf Road, Core Life makes for a great place to stop for a quick, health-conscious lunch during your work day.  

While this location chose to close during the state mandated stay-at-home order, they recently began to offer carry-out, delivery, and have re-opened their outdoor seating. To keep up-to-date, check out the Wolf Road Core Life’s Facebook


Kuma Ani

With express locations in Empire Plaza and the Crossgates Mall, along with a full scale restaurant on New Scotland Avenue, Kuma Ani has opened its fourth location on Wolf Road. The restaurant offers a variety of Japanese food options including ramen, donburi and banmian.  

Kuma Ani now offers dine in and take out, along with an outdoor dining area. For more updates on their procedures, visit the Wolf Road Kuma Ani’s Facebook.  


Texas Roadhouse

Introducing its first location to the Capital District, Wolf Road has welcomed the steakhouse chain Texas Roadhouse to its growing list of new restaurants. If you’re looking for your comfort food fix, you’ve come to the right place. This location offers a variety of smokehouse favorites including steaks, ribs, blooming onions, burgers, fried chicken, and more.  

You can find updates about this location’s indoor/outdoor dining and curbside pick-up, on the Texas Roadhouse Albany Facebook.



Restaurants to come to Wolf Road… 



In the location directly next door to Toro Cantina, Mosu, is a yet-to-open Asain barbecue and hot pot restaurant featuring table side cooking, all-you-can-eat options, and a full bar. With interactive cooking as the main attraction, it is unclear whether or not Mosu will offer outdoor seating, however, check out the Mosu Facebook for updates on opening and restaurant guidelines. 

Read more about Mosu opening on Wolf Road here


Jersey Mikes

Jersey Mike’s is a sandwich-style fast food chain coming to Wolf Road. Jersey Mike’s also offers catering to businesses and sub boxes that include 10 sandwiches, making this a great option for an office lunch party. 

For updates on opening and procedures, check out Wolf Road Jersey Mikes’ Facebook. 

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