You’ll be able to find some great deals at some Albany Area restaurants today through Thursday, August 25, as several of them are offering three-course meals for just $18.64, in honor the Traverse Race at the Saratoga Race Course.

The Traverse is this Saturday. Some restaurants may even offer the specials until Saturday. Just to be sure, it’s always a good idea to call ahead, plus make your reservations.1864 was the year of the first Traverse. It’s being called “Traverse 1864 Restaurant Week.” Keep in mind that the price doesn’t include tax, tip and beverage.

Some of the places you can take advantage of this special price are Aperitivo in Schenectady, Jack’s Oyster House in Albany, Grandma's Pies and Restaurant in Colonie and Pasta Pane in Clifton Park.

What a great way to good a great meal and save yourself some money, for a special night out. Planning on dining out this week?