See you in the Spring 2021
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An Unforgettable Experience
The Boathouse Grille will be happy to work with you to create an event that you and your guests will never forget.
From Cozy to Spacious
We can arrange for private parties inside the main restaurant, outside on our spacious deck, or even cater your next event.
A Wide Selection of Options
We are pleased to offer a wide selection of menu options and we will work with you to create a unique menu for your event.
Meet the Owners
Brian & Kathy Donovan
With an eye for opportunity and a passion for success, Brian and Kathy Donovan took the helm at the Boathouse Grille in 2013. Ever since, they have been creating a culture of fun and helping people create memories that last a lifetime.
Meet the Chef
Executive Chef Brian Bauhofer is a local graduate of Schenectady County Community College’s Culinary program who enjoys the opportunity to use fresh, seasonal ingredients, as well as putting his own spin on summertime favorites.
Shady Harbor Marina and the Boathouse Grille are conveniently located just south of Albany on the Hudson River. Just a few miles off the thruway, the restaurant is a great stop for both locals and passersby. For those approaching by boat, the Boathouse Grille offers its patrons complimentary dockage in easy-approach deep water slips.
Located in the hamlet of New Baltimore, the Boathouse Grille is just 15 miles from Albany. The restaurant is about 6.5 miles off of Exit 22 on the New York State Thruway, making it easily accessible from any direction. To get customized directions from any location, please click here.
Located on the premises of Shady Harbor Marina, the Boathouse Grille is located between Buoys 185 and 187 on the Hudson River. For those using GPS systems, the coordinates for the marina/restaurant are Latitude 42° 27′, Longitude -73° 47′.
Shady Harbor Marina’s easy-approach deep water slips accommodate boats up to 110′. There is always a dock master on hand to guide you in and aid in your slip placement. We monitor channel 16 on VHF radio; just call ahead as you approach our marina.
Shady Harbor Marina
Shady Harbor Marina features easy approach slips, brand new docks, ValvTect gas and diesel, and a convenience store stocked with beer, soda, ice, local meats and cheeses, snacks, and other grocery/personal items.
At Shady Harbor, you'll find bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits, an in-ground swimming pool, a bonfire pit, an air-conditioned bath house and laundry, as well as nearby walking trails and nature hikes. And for those less-adventurous dockers, Shady Harbor also offers free WiFi.