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Bongiorno's Restaurant

23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
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Albany, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Two couples out for a "catch up" kind of night. A cozy table for four near the front window. Prompt friendly service. Quiet comfortable atmosphere. We shared two appetizers-a mozzarella and tomato and a bruschetta. Both had a fresh bright taste. Dinners were excellent and well prepared. Chicken Saltimbocca, eggplant, veal. All enjoyed. Desserts were a Tartuffo and a tiramisu.... More 

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Lake Placid, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A friend and I visited this place for dinner on a Friday night. We had no reservations, but were seated promptly. The food was delicious; all entrees are served with Salad, bread, and your choice of pasta. The bread was warm and delicious; the dipping oil and spices were very tasty. I ordered Chicken Parm over a bed of Pasta.... More 

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Watervliet, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Bongiorno's is a family-run classic Italian restaurant that gives the feeling of walking into someone's home.reminiscent of your old Italian grandmother's living room/dining room, the space is vintage and homey. Don't let that for you, however; The menu is extensive, filled with Italian classics as well as inventive, contemporary specials.chicken, seafood, and veal abound, and I on a recent visit,... More 

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Albany, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My office walked over there for lunch the other day. We were seated right away. Now I know why. I had to ask the waitress two times to clean the stickiness off the table. Finally I suggested she use a clean cloth as the cloth she used was disgusting. Lunch arrived - it was so-so. Nothing great, nothing I'd brag... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place was recommended to us when Katrinella's was closed. We have eaten here twice now and looking forward to going back the next time we are in Albany. We are not bothered by the older decor, in fact it adds to the charm. Our meals were delicious each time. The portions were perfect allowing us to share dessert afterwards.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Recommended by hotel staff (Hilton). Reading through the reviews “after” having already gone, I can only reiterate some key words; “old wood paneled dining room,” “atmosphere is classic,” “a little worn,” and “not as good as I anticipated”. We were seated right at the front door with a beautiful view of the kitchen door and the table where the staff... More 

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Albany NY
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79 reviews 79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We love this restaurant. It's old fashioned wood paneled dining room and white linen tablecloths evoke days gone by. The food is just marvelous. Without a doubt the best alfredo I have ever had! Everything made to order, fresh.

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This restaurant is old and musty. The food was tasteless and not fresh. I ordered the eggplant parm and my son ordered an Alfredo dish. Neither of us ate our meals. Save your money.

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Carmel, Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We were looking for a good Italian restaurant on Memorial Day weekend, and boy did we find one! Tucked away on Dove Street, Bongiorno's is a classic, The atmosphere is classic, the food was great, and the service was first rate. The next time I am in Albany, I will surely be back! Thanks so much for a great dinner!

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Albany, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our group of 15 dined upstairs at one large table and pre-ordered from the banquet menu to save time. Food was delicious, service was polite and promt, banquet room was bright and comfortable, and within walking distances from our office. Very nice Italian Restaurant in the heart of Albany.

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Additional Information about Bongiorno's Restaurant

Address: 23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
Phone Number: 518-462-9176
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: Italian

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