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Caffe Italia

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662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
518-459-8029
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Caffe Italia just gets better

Great upscale Italian food in a casual setting. Phenomenal fresh fish entrees. Could be the best in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great upscale Italian food in a casual setting. Phenomenal fresh fish entrees. Could be the best in town.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Warm and friendly place to dine. It's a bit tight getting in as the dining area is small and filled with very happy diners. The food is over the top. You won't regret trying this place.

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Mt. Pleasant
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were spending one night outside of Albany on our way to the Adirondacks and wanted a good Italian restaurant. This one came up on TripAdvisor as one of the best so we decided to try it since it was fairly close to our hotel. The service was great and our waiter very friendly and attentive but the food was... More 

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queretaro
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Personnel was extremly hopsitable and kind, the place is run by second generation of owners. I ordered pasta with seafood...outstanding. Colleague ordered seabass, very tasty. We were sat by the window, nice view, the place is small but exhales a family atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This family owned and run gem (4 of the siblings working the night I visited) is totally off the hook! The soft shelled crab and gnocchi with Gorgonzola cream sauce were a heavenly appetizer. The Pomodero Sauce and meatballs were second to none and the Lobster ravioli was somewhere past amazing. If you're east of the Mississippi River this stop... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is one of my favorite Italian restaurants in the area. Definitely has the best vodka sauce. Make reservations....

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Westport, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We agree. In fact the food and the service was better than we have experienced in the North End and on Arthur Avenue. Great food and superior service. Can't wait to go back.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I went with Egplant Rollatini and Eggplant Penne. Fabulous dinner. Great atmosphere and service. You won't be disappointed. I thought I was in Brooklyn.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Always wanted to eat here. Had reservations on a Friday a couple weeks ago. Seated at a table with no napkins or menu. Waited a while for waiter. Appetizers were OK. Veal chop underdone and tough. Chicken parm OK. It was so crowded felt that waiters were not able to give us enough attention.

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Windsor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Lucky we were able to get a table for two on short notice. The service was very good. The bread and olive oil was very good. I had eggplant parmigiana was delicious. My wife had the house special Creamy Gorgonzola Seminerio it was cold and not very good. I think they were very busy and one meal was left out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 518-459-8029

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?