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Aperitivo Bistro

426 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305-2319
+1 518-579-3371
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (44 reviews)
“calamari” (15 reviews)
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Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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426 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305-2319
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I traveled to Schenectady to visit friends and we are at Apertivo. It was delicious! The menu was great and all 5 of us were very happy with the food. Well-priced as well.

Thank DCAbby
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to have lunch with a friend and were so glad we stopped, the food was very good, the staff was good and the ambience was nice.

Thank mimaq
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and I tried this place on Sunday for Lunch. We were pleasantly surprised by quality of service and food. The pizza was thin crust and delicious as was the other entree's we ordered. Service was excellent as well.

Thank lostinatlanta
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was recommended by the people at the Parker Inn, it's about 100 foot away. The food was superb, it has an unusual bar it looks like a small bistro, but opens up past the bar into a large resturant. The service was as good...More

1  Thank paulbberg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great food, excellent location too.also walking distance to Proctor's Theater among other places.

1  Thank JamesTaft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this establishment twice, once for lunch and once or Brunch. Brunch was okay, but you still order off from the menu. Lunch was quite nice, and all enjoyed our servings. Friendly and efficient servers. Highly recommend for early afternoon eating, not sure...More

Thank The-Flying-Circus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to be our favorite restaurant in the area: now we need to find another one. Very disappointed in our last visit. The calamari, which used to be our favorite dish, is no longer unusual with baby calamari and spicy arugula mixed in, but a...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read about Aperitivo on TripAdvisor and decided to give to give it a try. The area of town was lively and had a wonderful vibe to it. The menu is diverse (it does have a focus on pizza and pasta, but also has additional...More

Thank AussieGeorge99
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Had a late night bite here and enjoyed both the service and the food/beer. The server was very accommodating and I sampled some local brews before deciding which was fitting. I had a pizza which was stellar. Wood oven baked and perfect. The atmosphere is...More

Thank CD R
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

In the heart of the small downtown, this has to be one of the best restaurants in the city. It is inviting in warm weather with folding doors that expose the entire front of the dining area, and the exposed ceiling HVAC is a modern...More

Thank occdocbill
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.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Proctor's Theater
484 reviews
.08 km away
Schenectady County Public Library
38 reviews
.34 km away
Museum of Innovation and Science
88 reviews
.70 km away
Rivers Casino and Resort
119 reviews
1.16 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305-2319
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-579-3371
In the center of downtown Schenectady, situated next to the Historic Proctors Theater, lies Aperitivo Bistro. Italian for "small plates", Aperitivo Bistro serves the ultimate fusion style tapas - from the traditional fried calamari to fresh local salads and tuna tartare. Also serving specialty pizzas, fabulous pasta dishes and larger traditional Italian selections, come and enjoy the variety of flavors Aperitivo Bistro has to offer.
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