Welcome to The Wine Bar on Lark

Located in the heart of the vibrant Lark Street neighborhood, the Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark is the perfect place to enjoy an exceptional beverage and sample creative and delicious cuisine. Sit back and relax on our beautiful patio in the summer or in our cozy fireside booths in the winter. Our old world ambiance will make you think you’ve found a little piece of Europe tucked away right here in Albany! Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will be happy to help you pick out your new favorite refreshment and tell you all about the latest culinary innovations coming out of the kitchen.

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Food example

Today's Specials

Chorizo and Chickpea Stew; roasted cauliflower, fried oysters, red pepper aioli 12

Asparagus and Gruyere Frittata; arugula and mushroom salad 12

Grilled Romaine Salad; white anchovy, croutons, Grana Padano, Kalamata olive dressing 12

What's New


Did you know that our menu is nearly entirely gluten free? You do now!!! Any item marked with an asterisk on our menu is, or can be made, gluten free.


Chef/Owner Kevin P. Everleth
Executive Chef Nick Ruscitto
Sous Chef Matt Hughes
Garde Manger Abby Ruddy

Meet Us!


Kevin Everleth Nick Ruscitto

Kevin Everleth

Chef Owner

A classically trained Culinary Institute of America graduate who specializes in French cuisine.

Nick Ruscitto

Executive Chef

Trained at Schenectady Community College, his expertise and creativity are truly amazing.