United StatesNew YorkShandakenJ. Rocco's Restaurant

J. Rocco's Restaurant
7159 New York 28, Allaben Shandaken, New York 12480 United States

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This is the J. Rocco's Restaurant with an apartment off of the kitchen. Refer to Residential Listing MLS#20210487. Customers enjoy dining alongside of the Esopus Creek between Phoenicia and Big Indian with an outdoor deck under sun-brellas or sit...

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Sherret Chase
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270 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 United States
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3,244 Sq Ft.
1.1 Acres
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About 7159 New York 28, Allaben

This is the J. Rocco's Restaurant with an apartment off of the kitchen. Refer to Residential Listing MLS#20210487. Customers enjoy dining alongside of the Esopus Creek between Phoenicia and Big Indian with an outdoor deck under sun-brellas or sit by the stream at picnic tables near the fire-pit (OK to use even during the “no-burn” season). Enjoy watching the bald eagles hang out on the island across the river and see the fly-fishermen compete for the trout swimming by. This business has been a successful dining destination for several decades and is the only restaurant that will ever be allowed next to the Esopus Creek (pre-existing in spite of NY City Watershed Rules).Conveniently located next to busy state highway 28 (about 3,000 AADT) many eyes pass by every day and especially on weekends and holidays. The central Catskills draws many visitors for all four seasons and we are just nine miles east of the Belleayre Ski Center and three miles west of the Village of Phoenicia. The mountain region offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, hiking, biking skiing, kayaking, etc. Nearby hamlets of Phoenicia, Margaretville, and Woodstock offer many shopping venues and entertainment. We are fewer than two hours to NYC and a bus from Port Authority can stop in front. Stop by for dinner specializing in freshwater and ocean seafood and the best red meats available, smoked or expertly grilled for your pleasure. Normal busy weekend evenings will host

Restaurant and Bar public area is about 2,016 SF. The Kitchen and Back-of-house storage is about 1,228 SF. Living unit is presently used for storage but could be converted back to an apartment. The Deck area is about 600 SF for the Restaurant and about 480 SF for the Back-of-house. There is some attic storage above the Kitchen area. Equipment included in the Bar and Restaurant: Manitowac ice machine, Leader Cooler with compressors in the basement, Turbo-Aire Low Boy, Pretzel/Pizza display, Beer Chest , Water Bottle Cooler, Napolean Woodstove, King Pellet Stove, Cigar Humidor, 4 sink bar, 6 fountain taps, SS Prep Table and multiple Sinks, etc. Kitchen: Walk-in-cooler with special cedar lining, CMA High Profile Washing Machine, SS three basin Prep Table, Steam Table, SS Shelves, Ancil System two stage exhaust, Avanko 110 lb Deep Fryer, Thermotek Grill, Dual Oven with 4 burners and grill top, Garland Broiler Salamander, TurboAir 6’ SS Prep-table, Thermotek Radiant Charbroiler, Baker’s Pride Cyclone Convection Oven and Holding Oven, Panini Press, large outdoor Smoker for ho tand cold smoking, etc. Back-of-House: LG Washer and Dryer, SS Vegetable Prep Table and Sink, Frigidaire Freezer, Frigidaire Deep Freezer, Globe Deli Slicer, SS Shelves and Racks, Avanko Food Warmer, Crock Pot, Box Freezer, etc. Many tools and equipment suitable for large catering events are included, too numerous to list. Misc: Spectrum is the internet Provider, The LP Gas tank is owned so that fuel may be purchase from the best source. The heating system is a combination of LP Hot air furnace, Pellet Stove, Wood Stove and electric baseboard. The 80 gallon Hot Water Tank is LP heated. Water is treated with a UV purification lamp. Motion sensing cameras with sensors indoors and outdoors for monitoring and security. There is a 5,000 gallon grease trap and the on-site septic system is newer, designed by the NY City DEP. The building was extensively gut renovated, remodeled, reinforced, and refinished within the last ten years. The roof is metal and in good condition.

Zoned R1.5 but actually this is Commercial as existing Restaurant/ Residential with a small apartment presently used for storage.


  • 2 Fireplaces
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • Washer Included
  • Dryer Included
  • Courtyard
  • Live Water
  • Area Horse Riding/Stables
  • Beam -Ceilings
  • Wet Bar
  • Guest Suite
  • Wood Heating
  • 1 Fireplace
  • Stall Shower
  • Cathedral Ceilings
  • Fuel Type - Oil
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Ceramic Flooring
  • near bike paths
  • Lake
  • River
  • Ski Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Jogging / Biking Path
  • River view
  • Snowmobiling
  • Wood Siding
  • Double Pane / Storm Windows
  • Thermal Windows / Doors
  • bbq
  • Flood Area
  • Water Feature
  • Fire Pit
  • Rock Beach


Ceiling Fan, Wall or Window Air Conditioner(s)
land usage

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Over 50 Years Old

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Special Market
Vacation / Second Home