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273 Duanseburg Road, Rotterdam, NY 12306
518-355-2090
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Local Italian Fare

This is a local haunt with a nice bar and average Italian food. The portions are generous, prices are good, wine selection is very good. The pasta was cooked el dente and the flavors were good. The linguine with white clam sauce was very good. Overall it was a very pleasant evening with friends and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Heidi D
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Niskayuna, New York
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Niskayuna, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a local haunt with a nice bar and average Italian food. The portions are generous, prices are good, wine selection is very good. The pasta was cooked el dente and the flavors were good. The linguine with white clam sauce was very good. Overall it was a very pleasant evening with friends and we will go back.

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Albany New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

When a restaurant names itself after a region of Italy and doesn't specialize in the food of the region, it is not a good sign. I have automatic doubts about places that add an unnecessary "e" on a word. I went anyway, for lazy Friday takeout. The menu has a cavatelli and broccoli dish on the menu. They agreed to... More 

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Rotterdam, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The place was empty when we arrived, we sat outside, we had to go inside to order our drinks, then nobody came out for 45 minutes so we left.

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Schenectady, New York
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Fifteen of us when to dinner last Saturday night. The restaurant was very busy but, even so, the service was excellent. Twelve ordered the buffet; four ordered off-the-menu. Prices were good....portions were plentiful....the only complaint was the heavy-hand on the spices. Three of us had the Hot Antipasto, which would have been good if the spices hadn't overpowered the dish.... More 

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Duanesburg, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Villa Is the very best Tuscan Italian Restaurant I've ever been to, including some in Italy... We are there on occasion for past 3 years often and find High Quality food, Great Service and all for a very reasonable value in a peasant atmosphere...Try Their Appetizers. Both with small groups, just us two or family and large group as... More 

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Charlottesville VA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Waited over an hour for the food the come before leaving. Same thing happened on previous visit. The food isn't worth the wait. There are a lot of other great Italian restaurants in the area where you don't have to wait ridiculous amounts of time.

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Albany, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We have been going to The Villa Tuscan Grille (Used to be called Roman Villa) for quite some time. We ate here 2-4x per week at times and have always found the place to have very good food, service (sometimes excellent, depending on how waits on you), and the atmosphere is ok (more of a winter place vs. summer due... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The food was average. The kitchen was slooooow. Apparently they were having some kind of computer trouble (don't we all) between where they place the order and the kitchen. It took quite awhile, but luckily we weren't in a hurry. My husband had the Seafood Marinara which he proclaimed so-so. I got the Fettuccini Alfredo with shrimp. I like large... More 

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Guilderland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The Villa in Rotterdam is our favorite Italian restaurant in the Capital District. Not only is the food superb, the entire staff is welcoming and friendly. On our first visit, the owner welcomed us with a free cocktail. That has never happened anywhere else and was much appreciated. Everyone goes out of their way to make you feel right at... More 

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Rotterdam, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Are you looking for a great-tasting meal, at a great price, in a comfortable atmosphere? If so, I'd suggest the Villa Tuscan Grille! My husband and I have been going at least a couple times a month for several years now and absolutely love it! Whether you're looking for pizza and beer or an entree and glass of wine, the... More 

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Additional Information about The Villa Tuscan Grille

Address: 273 Duanseburg Road, Rotterdam, NY 12306
Phone Number: 518-355-2090
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rotterdam
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 273 Duanseburg Road, Rotterdam, NY 12306
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: 518-355-2090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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