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Empire State Plaza food vendors

Created: May 10, 2022 05:38 PM

Empire State Plaza and Harriman Campus Lunchtime Food Vendors

The outdoor lunchtime food vendor program runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, on the Plaza near The Egg. At the Harriman Campus, participating vendors serve both breakfast and lunch in the Building 8A courtyard between buildings 4, 5, and 8. The vendors at both sites offer a diverse range of prepared foods to satisfy a variety of palates.

The vendors set their own schedules, so check with your favorite ones to find out which days of the week, weather permitting, they will participate.

Food vendors at the Empire State Plaza include:

  • La Empanada Llama: empanadas, tamales, and traditional Peruvian fare.
  • Little Big Fatz: burgers, fish fries, and French fries.
  • SUNY Schenectady: rotating menu, including pizza, hot sandwiches, barbeque, and more.
  • The Skinny Pancake: sweet and savory crepes, fresh brewed iced tea, and homemade lemonade.
  • Ty’s Taco-ria: Mexican-American fusion tacos and chips & dip.
  • Tacos Diablo: assortment of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and Mexican specialty drinks, including jalapeno lemonade.

The summer food vendor program at the Harriman Campus is already underway, serving breakfast, starting at 7:30 a.m., and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Food vendors at the campus include:

  • DC’s Pizza & Catering serves lunch: pizza, subs, and salads.
  • Dolan’s Dogs serves lunch: hot dogs, burgers, fries, and more.
  • Little Chip Ice Cream and Cold Brew serves at lunchtime: ice cream cookie sandwiches, cold brew coffee drinks, frappes, and more.
  • Miranda Enterprises serves breakfast and lunch: subs, fish fries, steak sandwiches, and breakfast items.
  • The Hungry Traveler serves breakfast and lunch: chicken tenders, burgers, wraps, and breakfast items.
  • The Spud Shack serves breakfast and lunch, gourmet baked potatoes, fries, and breakfast items.
  • Vincent’s Catering serves breakfast and lunch: subs, wraps, salads, quesadillas, and breakfast items.

Empire State Plaza Outdoor Farmers Market

The Empire State Plaza Farmers Market is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday. The Plaza Farmers Market is part of the New York State Fresh Connect program, which is designed to meet the needs of communities by bringing fresh food to under-served areas, improving nutrition education, and helping create local jobs.

This summer’s market will feature a dozen farmers and other vendors selling fresh produce, cheeses, baked goods, cider, and much more.

Participating Farmers Market Vendors include:

  • Bee Hollow Farm
  • Big Sky Farm
  • Bryan’s Brew
  • Bulich Creekside Farm
  • Fresh Starts Family Farm
  • Maynard Farms
  • Meredith’s Bread
  • New Scotland Spirits
  • Our Daily Brad
  • The Food Florist
  • Worldling’s Pleasure
  • Quantum 1219 Flower Farm

Harriman Campus Craft Fairs  

The summer program at the Harriman Campus will also include monthly craft shows, to be held at the Building 8A Courtyard from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on:

  • May 19
  • June 16
  • July 21
  • August 25
  • September 15

In the event of inclement weather, the craft shows will take place the following Friday.

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