Went to Caffe Italia on a recommendation from a friend. It was better than I expected even though we were told it would be great. Awesome Italian for anywhere not just Albany.
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On June 1st, my wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Caffe Italia in Albany, NY. We requested and were seated in a table for two in their window alcove. We both had looked forward to a particular serving as we sat down. Our waiter,...More
I've been to this restaurant before with friends and family. In fact, I already have a reservation to return with friends again next week for a dinner engagement. The restaurant is very cozy inside. It is strongly recommended a reservation be made for dinner. The...More
Really excellent food, looks like a hole in the wall in not the most upscale section of Central Avenue but the food is well worth the visit.
We always enjoy eating at Caffe Italia. It is a family-owned restaurant on Central Avenue in Albany. The food is excellent and the staff is friendly. It is expensive and it tends to be loud when the restaurant is full. Plan on at least $50...More
My wife and I went here for our anniversary. Our experience could have been better. Virtually everything was heavily garlicked -- from the dipping oil to the pasta side, neither of which my wife could eat. (The wait staff did provide my wife with butter...More
I have worked in high-end Italian restaurants and dined in many, many oithers. The Caffe Italia cooks to order (you have to wait) and it is, bar none, the best I have ever had. The service was perfect and never intrusive.
I had the opportunity to eat here while on business in Albany. I ordered the spaghetti carbonara, which was very tasty. The place isn't big, so it might not hurt to call and make a reservation. The parking also is not the greatest either. It...More