Next Door Kitchen & Bar Restaurant Ballston Spa Saratoga Springs

51 FRONT ST, BALLSTON SPA, NY 12020

518-309-3249 | INFO@EATDINNERNEXTDOOR.COM

SUN, TUES-THURS 5-9 P.M. | FRI, SAT 5-10 P.M.

 

MENU

Executive Chef Jeff Strom

 

* Gluten Free

DINNER

APPETIZERS

Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts 11

cider miso reduction, shaved apple, crispy shallots *

 

Pulled Pork & Kimchi Egg Rolls 12

carrot-habanero sauce, pickled shiitake, scallion

 

Braised Calamari 15

zucchini ribbons, tomatoes, olives, preserved lemon, breadcrumbs

 

Cornmeal Fried Green Tomatoes 12

green goddess, fennel-jalapeño marmalade, radish, dill *

 

Crab & Ricotta Fritters 15

pineapple, sweet chili sauce, scallion *

Smoked Tomato Braised Meatballs 14

grits, ricotta, pesto *

 

 

Yellowfin Tuna Poke 16

cucumber, radish, avocado, seaweed, spicy mayo, togarashi, crispy leeks

 

Cheese Plate 19

trio of local cheeses, spiced nuts, chutney, mostarda, house-made crackers *

 

 

 

SOUP & SALAD

Tomato Soup 8

zucchini & ricotta fritter, basil, olive oil *

 

Mixed Greens 10

smoked corn, chevre, cucumber, tomato, radish, pumpkin seeds, cilantro-lime vinaigrette *

 

 

Grilled Little Gem Caesar 12

garlic croutons, radish, crispy grana padano, cured yolk

 

 

 

Roasted Beets 12

quinoa, avocado, blackberries, pistachio, citrus, extra virgin olive oil, microgreens *

 

 

ENTREES

Hand Rolled Gnocchi 13/22

smoked corn cream, zucchini, tomatoes, pickled peppers, chevre, paprika

 

Shrimp & Grits 16/26

buttery shrimp broth, creole sofrito, pickled pepper sauce, scallion *

 

Lobster Risotto 20/31

zucchini, piquillo peppers, peas, mascarpone, tomato-saffron vinaigrette *

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next Door Burger 18

NY cheddar, bacon jam, tomato, garlic aioli, hand-cut fries or simple salad

*Gluten Free Bun Available

 

Grilled Pork Chop 29

creamed corn, fried polenta, chard, bourbon peach compote

 

Pan Seared Wild Salmon 28

succotash, fingerling potatoes, yuzu-miso butter, crispy leeks, dill *

 

 

 

 

Grilled Beef Tenderloin 36

potato puree, wild mushrooms, smoked tomato jus, blue cheese butter, chives *

 

The Best Fried Chicken 25

pimiento mac & cheese, bacon braised greens, buttermilk biscuit, apple butter

 

 

 

SIDES

Spiced Nuts* 5

Pimiento Mac & Cheese 4/9

Bacon Braised Greens* 4

Hand-Cut Fries* 4/7

Simple Salad* 4

Buttermilk Biscuit 3

Hominy Grits* 4

DESSERT

Chocolate Decadence Cake 8

house-made nutella, chocolate ice cream, hazelnuts *

 

Chèvre Cheesecake 8

blueberry compote, whipped cream, toasted coconut

 

Sticky Toffee Pudding 8

pecan toffee, vanilla ice cream, sea salt

 

 

 

Lavender Crème Brûlée 9

white chocolate, blackberies, macadamia nut cookie

* Gluten Free Without Cookie

 

Bourbon Peach Crisp 9

brown butter streusel, vanilla ice cream *

 

 

 

 

 

Ice Cream Floats 8

Capt'n Eli's Root Beer * 6

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout 8

Not Your Father's Root Beer 8

 

Dessert Flight Trio 14

Chèvre Cheesecake, Chocolate Decadence Cake, Lavender Crème Brûlée

 

 

 

 

COCKTAILS

ND "Sangria" 10

Protocolo Rosé, St-Germain, Lemon Juice, Cucumber

 

Lavender Lemonade 10

Reyka Vodka, Lemon Juice, Lavender Syrup

 

Rosey Tom Martini 13

Hendrick's Gin, Lemon Juice, Cucumber Shrub, Rose Water, Prosecco

 

 

Watermelon Cooler 11

Bootlegger Vodka, Watermelon Juice, Lime Juice, Elderflower Liqueur,

Mint, Organic Agave Nectar

 

Aperol Spritz  10

Prosecco, Aperol, Soda Water

 

 

 

Charred Pineapple Margarita 13

Cazadores Reposado Tequila, Peloton de La Muerta Mezcal,

Charred Pineapple Jalapeño Syrup, Lime Juice,

Pineapple Juice, Salted Rim

 

Bourbon Peach Tea 12

Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Black Tea, Grilled Peach Syrup, Lemon Juice

 

WINE

WINE FLIGHTS

Broadbent Vinho Verde, La Cana Albariño, Château de Fontenille Blanc White Blend 12

 

 

Etude ‘Lyric’ Pinot Noir, Amonte Barbera, Pendulum Red Blend 12

 

 

WINES BY THE GLASS

Nino Franco ‘Rustico’ Prosecco NV Valdobbiadene, Italy 12/39

 

Broadbent Vinho Verde NV Portugal 7/27

 

Dr. Hermann Dr. H. Riesling 2016 Mosel, Germany 10/35

 

di Lenardo Pinot Grigio 2017 Friuli, Italy 8/28 SP

 

Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc by Kim Crawford 2017 Marlborough, New Zealand 13/43 SP

 

La Cana Albariño 2016 Rías Baixas, Spain 12/39 SP

 

Château de Fontenille Entre-deux-Mers Blanc White Blend 2016 Bordeaux, France

Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon/Muscadelle/Sauvignon Gris 9/31

 

Château Guilhem Heritage Chardonnay 2016 Pays d’Oc, France 8/28 SP *

 

Domaine Maison Chanzy Bourgogne Chardonnay 2016 Burgundy, France 14/44 SP *

 

Davis Bynum Chardonnay 2014 Russian River Valley, California 12/41 SP

 

Triennes Rosé Vin de Pays du Var Mediterrannée 2016 Provence, France 10/33 SP

 

Etude ‘Lyric’ Pinot Noir 2015 Santa Barbara, California 11/38 SP

 

Amonte Barbera 2016 Piedmont, Italy 9/31 SP

 

Steele ‘Writer’s Block’ Zinfandel 2014 Lake County, California 10/34

 

Belasco Llama Malbec 2016 Mendoza, Argentina 8/28

 

Pendulum Red Blend

Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah/Merlot 2014 Columbia Valley, Washington 12/39

 

Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Walla Walla, Washington 8/29 SP

 

Oberon Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Napa, California 14/45

 

 

SPARKLING WINES

Nino Franco Prosecco ”Rustico” NV Valdobbiadene, Italy 13/39

 

Lanson Black Lable Brut NV Champagne, France (375 ml) 29 SP *

 

 

 

 

Domaine Carneros by Taittinger 2011 Carneros, California 55 SP

 

Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Reims, France 105 SP

 

 

Louis Roederer ‘Cristal’ 2009 Reims, France 370 SP

 

Jean-Louis Denois Brut Rosé (NV) Languedoc, France 35

 

WHITE WINES

Broadbent Vinho Verde NV Portugal 7/27

 

Herman J. Wiemer Dry Riesling 2016 Seneca Lake, NY 30 SP

 

Dr. Hermann Dr. H. Riesling 2016 Mosel, Germany 10/35

 

G.D. Vajra Moscato d’Asti 2017 Piedmont, Italy (375 ml/750 ml) 16/36 SP *

 

Lange Pinot Gris 2014 Willamette Valley, Oregon 36 SP

 

Pighin Pinot Grigio 2016 Friuli, Italy 33 SP

 

di Lenardo Pinot Grigio 2017 Friuli, Italy 8/28 SP

 

Protea Chenin Blanc 2014 Western Cape, South Africa 31 SP

 

Jo Landron Domaine de la Louvetrie Muscadet Servre-et-Maine 2015 Loire, France 27 SP *

Honig Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Napa Valley, California 34 SP

 

Domaine Fournier Sancerre Les Bellas 2016 Vignes Loire Valley, France 49

 

Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc by Kim Crawford 2017 Marlborough, New Zealand 13/43 SP

 

La Cana Albariño 2016 Rías Baixas, Spain 12/39 SP

 

Château de Fontenille Entre-deux-Mers Blanc White Blend 2016 Bordeaux, France

Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon/Muscadelle/Sauvignon Gris 9/31

 

Vietti Roero Arneis 2017 Piedmont, Italy 40 SP

 

Château Guilhem Heritage Chardonnay 2016 Pays d’Oc, France 8/28 SP *

 

Domaine Maison Chanzy Bourgogne Chardonnay 2016 Burgundy, France 14/44 SP *

 

Château de Puligny-Montrachet Bourgogne Clos-du-Château 2014 Burgundy, France 56

 

Cakebread Chardonnay 2016 Napa Valley, California 67

 

Groth Chardonnay 2015 Napa Valley, California 49

 

Kistler ‘Les Noisetiers’ Chardonnay 2015 Sonoma Coast, California 92

 

Davis Bynum Chardonnay 2014 Russian River Valley, California 12/41 SP

 

 

 

 

ROSE WINES

Triennes Rosé Vin de Pays du Var Mediterrannée 2016 Provence, France 10/34 SP

 

Bridge Lane Rose 2016 North Fork, New York 28

 

Jean-Louis Denois Brut Rosé (NV) Languedoc, France 35

RED WINES

Château des Jacques Moulin-à-Vent 2014 Burgundy, France 49 SP

 

Babich ‘Headwaters Block’ Pinot Noir 2014 Marlborough, New Zealand 44 *

 

Etude ‘Lyric’ Pinot Noir 2015 Santa Barbara, California 11/38 SP

 

Domaine Francoise et Denis Clair

Côtes de Beaune-Villages 2014 Burgundy, France 47 SP

 

St Innocent Pinot Noir ‘Temperance Hill‘ 2015 Willamette Valley, Oregon 59 SP *

 

Pali Wine Co. ‘Riviera’ Pinot Noir 2016 Sonoma Coast, California 41 SP

 

Dumol Pinot Noir 2012 Russian River Valley, California 107 *

 

Sea Smoke ‘Southing’ Pinot Noir 2015 Santa Rita Hills, California 110 SP *

 

Tenuta Sant’ Antonio Scaia Rosso Corvina 2015 Valpolicella, Italy 26 SP

 

Sartori di Verona Amarone della Valpolicella Corvina Blend 2013 Veneto, Italy 75

 

De Martino Lagadon Carménère Reserva 2014 Maipo Valley, Chile 35 SP *

 

Tenuta Nozzole Chianti Classico Reserva 2014 Tuscany, Italy 39 SP

 

Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2013 Tuscany, Italy 47 SP

 

Mocali Brunello di Montalcino 2013 Tuscany, Italy 58 *

 

Domaine de l’Amauve Laurances Cotes du Rhone Villages Estelles 2014 Seguret, France 35 SP *

 

Domaine Lafond Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015 Rhone Valley, France 68 SP

 

Amonte Barbera 2016 Piedmont, Italy 9/31 SP

 

Trig Point Merlot ‘Diamond Dust Vineyard’ 2016 Alexander Valley, California 35 SP

 

Steele ‘Writer’s Block’ Zinfandel 2014 Lake County, California 10/34

 

Turley Zinfandel ‘Estate’ 2016 Napa Valley, California 63 SP

 

Seghesio Zinfandel 2015 Sonoma County, California 45 SP

 

Artadi Tempranillo 2014 Rioja, Spain 40 SP

 

Franco-Españolas Rioja Reserva 2011 Rioja, Spain 36 SP

 

Vatan Tinta de Toro Tempranillo 2013 Toro, Spain 82 SP *

 

Cavallotto ‘Vignolo’ Barolo 2010 Piedmont, Italy 170 *

 

Paolo Scavino ‘Monviglero’ Barolo 2013 Piedmont, Italy 86 *

 

Belasco Llama Malbec 2016 Mendoza, Argentina 8/28 SP

 

Bodega Colome Malbec 2014 Mendoza, Argentina 46 SP *

 

Pendulum Red Blend Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah/Merlot 2014 Columbia Valley, Washington 12/39

 

Brown Estate Chaos Theory

Zinfandel/Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Napa Valley, California 69

 

Château Fleur de Jean Gué LaLande-de- Pomerol 2015 Pomerol, France 43

 

Peter Michael ‘L’Esprit des Pavot’ Meritage 2014 Knights Valley, California 153 *

Aia Vecchia Bolgheri Rosso Superiore ‘Sor Ugo’ 2013 Tuscany, Italy 61

 

Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Walla Walla, Washington 8/29 SP

 

Hall Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Napa Valley, California 87 SP

 

Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Napa Valley, California 57 SP

 

Oberon Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Napa, California 14/45

 

Paul Hobbs ‘Crossbarn’ Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Napa Valley, California 83

 

Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California 129 SP

 

Turley Wine Cellars ‘Estate’ Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Napa Valley, California 79

 

Browne Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Columbia Valley, Washington 55 SP

 

O’Shaugnessy ‘Howell Mountain’

Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Napa Valley, California 162 *

 

3 Rings Shiraz 2014 Barossa Valley, Australia 36

 

Domaine Pierre Vaisse

‘Le Galibaou du Russe’ Syrah 2013 Terrasses du Larzac, Languedoc, France 65

 

Stags’ Leap Winery Petite Sirah 2015 Napa Valley, California 60 SP

 

 

 

 

 

 

SP Sustainable Practices

* Organic

All wines and vintages subject to availability

BEER

DRAFT

Northway Brewing Co. Perfect Day Pilsner Queensbury, NY 6 4.9%

 

Wolf Hollow Brewing Company
El Lobo Loco Mexican Lager West Glenville, NY 6 4.8%

 

Sloop Brewing Co Juice Bomb Northeastern IPA Elizaville, NY 7 6.5%

 

Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Summer Ale Brooklyn, NY 6 5.0%

 

Roscoe NY Beer Company Trout Town Amber Ale Roscoe, NY 6 5.0%

 

Rotating Tap

 

 

 

BOTTLES DOMESTIC

Bud Light 4

PBR 4  16 oz. can

 

Michelob Ultra 4

 

BOTTLES/CANS IMPORT

Red Stripe 5

 

Corona 5

 

Stella Artois 5

 

Amstel Light 5

 

Heineken 5

 

Guinness 6 16oz. can

 

Samuel Smith’s Organic Chocolate Stout 7 5.0%

 

Lindemans Framboise Lambic 9 2.5%

 

 

BOTTLES/CANS CRAFT

New Belgium Brewing Company Fat Tire Amber Ale Fort Collins, CO 6 5.2%

 

Pipeworks Brewing Company Ninja vs Unicorn Double IPA Chicago, IL 8 8.0%

 

Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island Captain's Daughter Double IPA Westerly, RI 8 8.5%

 

Von Trapp Brewing Bohemian Pilsner Stowe, VT 6 5.4%

 

Allagash Brewing Company Allagash White Portland, ME 7 5.0%

 

Six Point Brewery Bengali IPA Brooklyn, NY 5 6.2%

 

Six Point Brewery Citrus Jammer Gose with Lime Brooklyn, NY 5 4.0%

 

Southern Tier Brewing Company Double Milk Stout Lakewood, NY 6 7.2%

 

Omission Brewing Company IPA Portland, OR 6 6.7% GF

 

Full Sail Brewing Company Amber Ale Hood River, OR 6 6.0%

 

 

Peak Organic Brewing Company IPA Portland, ME 6 7.2%  Organic

 

Lawson’s Finest Liquids Super Session #8 Warren, VT 6 4.8%

 

Doc’s Draft Hard Apple Cider Warwick, NY 6 5.0% GF

 

1911 Original Hard Apple Cider Lafayette, NY 6 5.5% GF

 

Not Your Father’s Hard Root Beer Wauconda, IL 6 5.9%

 

 

Whiskey

BOURBON

 

1792 Ridgemont Small Batch Reserve Bardstown, KY - 11

 

Angel’s Envy Louisville, KY - 16

 

Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Louisville, KY - 55 ◊

 

Blanton’s Single Barrel Frankfort, KY - 14

 

Barrell Bourbon Cask Strength 9yr Batch #14 - 14

 

Bowman Brothers Small Batch Fredericksburg, VA - 10

 

Breckenridge Bourbon Breckenridge, CO - 14

 

Buffalo Trace Frankfort, KY - 10

 

Bulleit Louisville, KY - 13

 

Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch Frankfort KY - 14

 

Colonel E.H. Taylor Single Barrel Frankfort KY - 18

 

Eagle Rare 10 yr Frankfort, KY - 15

 

Elijah Craig Small Batch Louisville, KY - 13

 

Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Frankfort, KY - 16

 

Four Roses Small Batch Lawrenceburg, KY - 13

 

George T. Stagg Barrel Proof Frankfort, KY - 29 ◊

 

Hillrock Hudson Valley, NY - 18

 

Hudson Baby Bourbon Gardiner, NY - 16

 

John J Bowman Single Barrel Fredricksburg VA - 13

 

Knob Creek Clement, KY - 12

 

Maker’s Mark Loretto, KY - 12

 

Rockhill Farms Single Barrel Frankfort, KY - 23 ◊

 

Smooth Amber Old Scout Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

Maxwelton, VA - 10

 

Stagg Jr Frankfort, KY - 14

 

Taconic Distillery Dutchess Private Reserve Stanfordville, NY - 12

 

Town Branch Lexington, KY - 14

 

Old Fitzgerald Bottled-In-Bond Spring 2018 11 yr Bardstown, KY - 47 ◊

 

Old Rip Van Winkle 10 yr Frankfort, KY - 29 ◊

 

Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 yr Frankfort, KY - 36 ◊

 

W.L. Weller Special Reserve Frankfort, KY - 14 ◊

 

W.L. Weller 12 yr Frankfort, KY - 20 ◊

 

Old Weller Antique 107 Frankfort, KY - 24 ◊

 

William Larue Weller Barrel Proof Frankfort, KY - 45 ◊

 

Widow Jane 10 yr Red Hook, NY - 16

 

Woodford Double Oak Versailles, KY - 14

 

Woodford Reserve Versailles, KY - 11

RYE

Angel’s Envy Finished Rye Louisville, KY - 26 ◊

 

Bulleit Rye Louisville, KY - 13

 

F.E.W. Rye Evanston, IL - 13

 

Hillrock Double Cask Rye Hudson Valley, NY - 23

 

Hudson Maple Cask Rye Gardiner, NY - 19

 

 

Hudson Manhattan Rye Gardiner, NY - 16

 

Michter’s Straight Rye Louisville, KY - 12

 

Mister Katz Rock and Rye Brooklyn, NY - 10

 

Ragtime Rye Brooklyn. NY - 12

 

 

Sazerac Rye Frankfort, KY - 10

 

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Barrel Proof Frankfort, KY - 45

 

Whistle Pig Farmstock Rye crop 002 Triple Terroir Vermont, Indiana, Canada - 15

 

WHISKEY

Bushmills Redbush County Antrim, Ireland - 10

 

Collier and McKeel Tennessee Whiskey Nashville, TN - 10

 

Crown Royal Canada - 9

 

Dewar’s 12 yr Scotland - 12

 

Dewar’s Scotland - 10

 

Gentleman Jack Lynchburg, TN - 12

 

George Dickel #8 Tullahoma, TN - 10

 

 

 

Hudson Single Malt Gardiner, NY - 16

 

Jack Daniel’s #7 Lynchburg, TN - 10

 

Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire Lynchburg, TN - 11

 

Jameson County Cork, Ireland - 10

 

Monkey Shoulder Dufftown, Scotland - 11

 

Seagram’s 7 USA - 9

 

Seagram’s VO Canada - 8

 

 

Stranahan’s Black Diamond Colorado Whiskey Denver, CO - 17

 

Tin Cup Denver, CO - 11

 

Tullamore Dew County Offlay, Ireland - 9

 

Two James Johnny Smoking Gun Whiskey Detroit, MI - 12

 

Smooth Ambler Old Scout American Whiskey Maxwelton, VA - 12

 

White Pike Whiskey Burdett, NY - 11

 

SINGLE MALT SCOTCH

Ardbeg 10 yr Islay - 12

 

Balvenie 12 yr Doublewood Speyside - 14

 

Balvenie 14 yr Caribbean Cask Speyside - 16

 

Balvenie 15 yr Sherry Cask Speyside - 22

 

Balvenie 17 yr Doublewood Speyside - 28

 

 

 

 

Glenfiddich 12 yr Speyside - 12

 

Glenfiddich 15 yr Speyside - 17

 

Glenfiddich 18 yr Speyside - 20

 

Glenfiddich 21 yr Speyside - 27

 

Highland Park 12 yr Highlands - 14

 

 

 

 

Isle of Arran 12 yr Cask Strength Isle of Arran - 14

 

Kilchoman Islay - 13

 

Laphroaig 10 yr Islay - 12

 

Macallan 12 yr Highlands - 14

 

Macallan Rare Cask Highlands - 69

 

JAPANESE WHISKY

Hibiki Harmony Osaka, Japan - 13

 

The Hukushu 12 yr Single Malt Yamanashi, Japan - 17

 

 

 

 

 

Kikori Kumamoto, Japan - 14 *

 

Nikka Pure Malt Hokkaido, Japan - 14

 

 

 

 

 

Ohishi Sherry Cask Kumamoto, Japan - 15 *

 

Toki Yamanashi, Japan - 13

 

 

 

WHISKEY FLIGHTS

Eastern Drams Hukushu 12 yr, Ohishi Sherry Cask, Nikka Pure Malt - 22

 

Rocky Mountain High Stranahan’s, Breckenridge, Tin Cup - 21

 

 

 

 

 

◊ Limited Availablilty

* Gluten Free

 

Run Four The Roses Woodford Double Oak, Four Roses, Angel’s Envy - 22

 

Speyside Twelves Balvenie 12 yr, Macallan 12 yr, Glenfiddich 12 yr - 21

 

Upstate Widow Jane, Hudson Baby Bourbon, Hillrock - 24

Happy Hour Drinks

Draft Beers 4

 

Bottled Beer

Bud, Bud Light 2

Corona, Amstel, Heineken 3

 

 

 

Wines By The Glass 5

Château Guilhem Heritage Chardonnay, di Lenardo Pinot Grigio, Belasco Malbec, Waterbrook Cabernet

 

 

Cocktails 6

360 Vodka

New Amsterdam Gin

Trader Vic's White Rum

 

518-309-3249

info@eatdinnernextdoor.com

51 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

 

Sun, Tues-Thurs 5-9 p.m.

Fri, Sat 5-10 p.m.

Reservations encouraged

 

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