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The Hidden Cafe

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Mediterranean, Family Fare
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180 Delaware Ave Ste 14, Delmar, NY 12054-1304
(518) 439-8800
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden Cafe is a hidden gem!

First, you must love garlic to eat here - they use a lot of it and it is awesome! Next, if you are looking for ultra fast food - go elsewhere. It takes a little longer here because everything is super fresh! My personal favorite is the Chicken a la Hidden Cafe - delicious! But everything here... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Bethlehem, NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We live near the Hidden Cafe and often get take-out when we've been too busy all day to want to prepare food ourselves. We have our favorites and the consistency has always been comforting. Over the past year, we've had a couple of bad experiences and last night was disappointing again. We had worked hard and decided a couple of... More 

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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

First, you must love garlic to eat here - they use a lot of it and it is awesome! Next, if you are looking for ultra fast food - go elsewhere. It takes a little longer here because everything is super fresh! My personal favorite is the Chicken a la Hidden Cafe - delicious! But everything here is wonderful. Don't... More 

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Voorheesville, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Many of the better restaurants in the Albany area are now in strip malls and for good reasons. The rental rates are competitive and there is ample parking. The food is Mediterranean and heavy on the spices and of course, garlic. The service is excellent. You will not be disappointed.

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Delmar, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Hidden Cafe has a variety of very good selections to satisfy everyone's palate. Good service too!!

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Delmar, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hidden ion the back of a busy strip mall, this restaurant offers delicious for in a quiet environment. Wonderful hummus and falafel, excellent lamb.

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Delmar, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Relaxing and pleasant environment. Great Mediterranean food. I highly recommend this as a romantic little get away . ;-)

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Feura Bush, New York, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good, fresh middle eastern fare, served hot form the kitchen. The waitstaff are generally friendly and reasonably attentive, though there have been times when we felt somewhat ignored. Prices are moderate to high. The wine list is small and uninspired, but a number of decent bottles are available at fair prices. Overall, a good, reliable place.

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Albany, New York
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147 reviews 147 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This Mediterranean restaurant has tables with cranberry cloth tablecloths covered by white butcher paper & also has cranberry paper napkins. There was a mural on the back wall of a Mediterranean coastline, & there were some shutters on the walls. The ceiling tiles looked tired & probably should be replaced for aesthetic reasons. The menu has appetizers such as hummus,... More 

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Delmar, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great, fresh food! Don't let the location fool you! I have been going there for years! I love the chicken Sophia and the pasta dishes! Great wine choices!

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Halfmoon, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Every one of my party of 4 loved their dinners. We shared a combo app with hummus and tzaziki et al which I will dream about the next time I'm hungry. My salad with falafel, wrapped grape leaves, grilled chicken, hummus, etc was deeeelish! I can't wait to go back again and again and again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 180 Delaware Ave Ste 14, Delmar, NY 12054-1304
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Delmar
  • Phone Number: (518) 439-8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Family Fare
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?