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Mezzanotte Restaurant

2026 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-5096
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Ranked #13 of 592 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Malans, Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a real Italien Table! Fresh and home made! Wonderful oliveoil and fresh bread, tender 8 hours smoked beef and Gnocchi like from Mamma! We really enjoy'd it!

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Albany, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A risotto special with scallop pieces bacon and a tomato broth was perfect start to leftovers. Sea bass with a parsnip purée was cooked right tasted equally as great and presented well. However a bartender as a server made the initial wait for a drink order over 15 minutes. Service remained slow for the evening.

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Orillia, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

So, we were in Albany as a stopover for a trip east, and the girl at the Holiday Inn said this restaurant is not a chain, and is locally owned. Bingo. I like that. We arrived at 8:45, and they stop serving at 9! They did not mention this, but we found out, because at 9pm or so, we had... More

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Albany, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My Wife and I stopped in this evening for dinner and found good and bad things about many aspects of our visit. We were seated promptly, but at a cramped table right up against the kitchen wall, despite there being only one other party in the room, and only one more party seated during our entire stay. Our server was... More

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Duanesburg, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Everything was exceptional, especially the foods that you don't fix at home....the duck meatballs were scrumptious and the rabbit ravioli and the lobster papparadelle were amazing! Service was great, we couldn't have asked for better!

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Albany, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I was invited to a good friend's surprise birthday party at Mezzanotte this past weekend. Our friend's spouse had rented the private room upstairs, which offerred the group space to enjoy the party. Service was very attentive, with coctails and apps including the broccoli rabe, calamari, bruschetta, and lobster pappardelle - all very good and the latter outstanding! There were... More

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Albany, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

First trip to Mezzenotte last week for a business dinner. Fantastic. Great food. Great wine. Friendly service. Highly recommend.

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Albany, New York
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110 reviews 110 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We had wonderful meals in a lovely, upscale white tablecloth atmosphere. The bread was served with a dip of olive oil & balsamic vinegar as well as an olive tapenade. Our server was very knowledgeable regarding the menu & specials. Some options were things you wouldn't ordinarily find on most menus. A few of the entrees are availble in a... More

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Selkirk, NY
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119 reviews 119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We returned to this restaurant for a belated Valentine's night out. Not usually fond of going out on this "holiday" but we had experienced a wonderful dinner here several years ago for this same event. We had requested a booth which is a must in this very busy restaurant if you wish to hold a conversation with your dining companion... More

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Slingerlands, New York
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406 reviews 406 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Had a Saturday night dinner at Mezza Note with some friends after a long absence. I had forgotten, but it is extremely crowded and noisy, and this makes the rest almost impossible to enjoy. It is one large room, with tables close together, and it did not help that we were seated next to a large party with loud voices... More

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