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Caffe Italia

662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
+1 518-459-8029
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for 28 years and have never been disappointed. The children took over a family business after the passing of their parents and they learned their craft well. Superior friendly service and top quality consistent recipes passed down from generation to generation....More

Thank Chiquis926
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Four of us went to Caffe Italia on a Friday night; we were seated promptly (with a reservation) and the service was quick and professional. We shared a couple of appetizers, worked our way through a basket of excellent warm bread and each of us...More

Thank Ellis P
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Our group of four colleagues headed to Caffe Italia for dinner and what a treat! This is a classic Italian neighborhood restaurant, small but nicely appointed and very comfortable. We were promptly seated, offered beverages, and the pace of service through our entire dinner was...More

Thank Louis59
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Caffe Italia is one of the few "fancier" Italian restaurants in the Albany area. The food and service are upscale ... so are the prices.

Thank abarasol
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Romeo Family operate the BEST Italian restaurant in the area. From the moment you enter Caffe Italia, you know you're dining in a special place. The interior is pristine, white table cloths, warm lighting and Italian music in the background. The food is spectacular....More

Thank smartcookie1916
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My wife and I went for dinner here and we enjoyed our food: she had the Spaghetti Bolognese; and I had the Penne Puttanesca. The bread they provide is excellent, and we liked the Spumoni Bomba that we shared. However, it is a popular restaurant...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic, authentic Italian food! You feel as if you're transported to Italy as soon as you step inside this restaurant. Plus the welcoming and friendly service makes this place a wonderful culinary experience.

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Want to know how to run a successful restaurant? Come to this place. Everything about this restaurant is five star. It all begins with the server. Jimmy took control with all of our needs. Very professional. We began with Utica Greens and artichoke Francese. In...More

Thank Philroy2014
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I visit Saratoga springs for the horse races every August I live 7 hrs away and made it a point to have dinner here tonight. Great old fashion Italian food.Hard to get reservations but now have tables outside. So you can get in. I was...More

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We've lived in the Capital District for over 35 years but have never visited this restaurant. Over the years, I had heard from friends that it is the best Italian restaurant in the area but we never had an opportunity to go. We ended up...More

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22 October 2016|
Response from leftseat31 | Reviewed this property |
Street parking only, but it wasn't too bad when I went.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-8029
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