A hotspot for downtown dining in Troy, the Capital Region’s largest food hall is getting even larger. River Street Market has expanded its options even more with the opening of three new vendor stands and increased hours. Six distinctive destinations for food and drink have already taken up residence in the high-end food court since it opened in 2019:

Maria’s – a healthy living option with West Coast inspired bowls, including dairy-less, gluten-free, and vegan choices

Maria's Troy on Facebook
Maria's Troy on Facebook
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Prime Burger and Shakehouse –  the sister restaurant to 677 Prime serves big burgers, onion rings, hotdogs, milkshakes and more

Prime Burger and Shakehouse on Facebook
Prime Burger and Shakehouse on Facebook
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Taco Libre – delivering authentic Mexican street food

Taco Libre on Facebook
Taco Libre on Facebook
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Hummucidal – promising ‘killer’ build-your-own hummus and pita stop

Hummucidal on Facebook
Hummucidal on Facebook
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The Fox and the Burn – a craft cocktail and local beer bar with Thursday night trivia

So what's new?

If you’re feeling thirsty, a stop by Organa Juice Bar is in order. Organa offers organic drinks and plant-based meals and meal replacements with original recipes made fresh every day.

Organa Juice Bar on Facebook
Organa Juice Bar on Facebook
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For sandwiches and down-home staples, swing by Soul Delicious. They also offer daily dinner specials to give patrons something new to come back for the next day.

River Street Market
River Street Market
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Finally, if you’re in the mood for noods, Collar City Mac Shack specializes in both classic and creative takes on macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes. Some unique examples are the Holy Heat, buffalo mac with bleu cheese crumbles and fried chicken, and the Cowboy Bowl, mashed potatoes with ranch, peppadew peppers, bacon, and ground beef.

Collar City Mac Shack on Facebook
Collar City Mac Shack on Facebook
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Besides expanding its offerings, River Street Market is also expanding its hours and weekend service – now open Monday through Saturday from 11a until 8p. Along with the highly-anticipated return of the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market to downtown streets on Saturdays, Troy has plenty of weekend offerings as warmer weather arrives.

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