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Cafe Calabria

1736 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4413
+1 518-456-5665
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1736 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4413
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went out to try Cafe Calabria again - haven't been there since an underwhelming visit back in 2013. Not much has changed. I ordered the Chicken Picata - a listed specialty - and was not impressed. It was pretty much flavorless. Beer selection is limited...More

Thank EJEvo8
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My wife grew up in an Italian-American household in Utica, and since we've been together 40 years I've also become attuned to traditional home cooked Italian dishes. Cafe Calabria is our "go to" restaurant for Italian dishes that warms our hearts. Every single dish we've...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We’d heard good things, so thought we’d give this place a try. Food was fine. Service was adequate. We enjoyed our meal, but weren’t overly impressed. Chicken dishes, such as cacciatore referred to chicken medallions, but the dishes, in fact, had half chicken breasts. I...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 30 August 2017

New family owned restaurant in Guilderland! Food well prepared & hot! Bread is delicious! Ambience simple, servers wanting to please, portions very generous & have long family tables if you want! A nice addition to our community!

Thank cookiegran
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I have been eating here since they opened. The food is really wonderful. I hesitate to write this review because I don't want it to get too popular and busy! But the chef deserves to be recognized. I describe the dishes as "high end home...More

1  Thank BearTS
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I had the Fritta De Mare and my father had the linguine with white clam sauce. The meal was amazing. The staff super efficient and friendly. We will be back!

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Just visited for lunch for the first time and will definitely go back! My friend and I each ordered one of the hot sandwiches and they were large, delicious and a good value. Came with a side of pasta salad and the bread was so...More

Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were here on business and decided to try the restaurant, as it was relatively near our hotel and had good reviews. We went slightly early, so there were only a few other couples/families. We were greeted and seated immediately. Our waitress was quite attentive...More

Thank HeatherSidney
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Cafe Calabria on a whim tonight and could not have been more pleased. From the minute we walked through the door we felt welcomed. The bread starter was delicious. Do not pass up the house dressing on your salad, and do not...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My first visit - lunch with a girl friend. Nice pour size on the wine which got the conversation flowing. I'm a huge fan of pasta so I ordered the Linguini with white clam sauce (so did my friend). Very tasty with just the right...More

Thank yogajudi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1736 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4413
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-456-5665
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