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Panza's Restaurant

510 Route 9p, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-7252
518-584-6882
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Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Saratoga Springs, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We've been to Panza's about 12 or so times. We have literally never had a bad meal. The food is simply amazing. I've tried many things on the menu, sausage, steak, chicken and veal. They were all great. However the best thing I tried was the Ma Panza pork chops with peppers, its perfection. I've been to 50+ restaurants in... More

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Albany, NY
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94 reviews 94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

A mainstay of the area for 75 years, this restaurant is located across the street from Saratoga Lake (no view from within), a short 30 minute drive fom our house. We dine here several times a year with the food and service always good. What I noticed is, if I don't purchase a Groupon or use the Entertainment coupon, it... More

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White Plains, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Panza's Restaurant was a disappointment. We chose Panza's because they told us they use all fresh ingredients and could easily accommodate special dietary requests. And because its good TripAdvisor ratings led us to believe we'd experience "fine dining." Some of the disappointments were small. It started with the non-existent view. Their website describes Panza as "on the lake." Saratoga Lake... More

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Syracuse, NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Atmosphere is great. Service is great. Food is good but not extra-special. The appetizers we had, greens and beans, regular calamari, and their special spicy calamari were smaller portions than most restaurants. Dinners were average, however, a their chicken tuscany was very good. Food on average is good but not sure if we would re-visit.

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Clifton Park, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Our friends wanted to revisit this place as they had gotten engaged here 27 years ago. A coupon made it seem more appealing. Very impressed. Wife's linguine with white clam sauce had 5 large fresh clams in it, and was quite tasty. My salmon had a delicious topping which made me skip my normal lemon garnish. Friends enjoyed their meals.... More

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rhode island
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Our friends live about 90 seconds from this restaurant by foot,and since we had all been cocktailing liberally that day,this was the place for us!!! Had a chicken in angel hair pasta,excellent. Bridey had a steak,good,but about what I can do at home. Extra spicy calamari and clams casino apps were also very good. Met a local character or two... More

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Saratoga Springs
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We have been three times to this restaurant and each time have been served delicious food and had brilliant service. The pasta dishes are really tasty and not just the same old, same old. While they have all the classics they also have interesting out of the ordinary dishes. The pizzas are great. All the food is great. The restaurant... More

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Albany, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Went to Panza's with my wife and mother-in-law for their birthdays. Had a 6:30 reservation and arrived @ 6:20. We were asked to take a seat at the bar as the table wasn't ready. We sat at the bar until 7:15 and it's NOT August. The wait staff was very pleasant, informed and attentive. We all enjoyed our meals. The... More

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New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We tried their "famous pizza", the thing I found famous was the lack of cheese and toppings. I could not beleive the pizza they claim to be famous for had so little cheese on it. Pizza Hut and Domino's both have a better pizza. My wife had a Cheesburger , the Cheesburger was excellent and so were her fries. The... More

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Niskayuna, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We used to go here with my parents but had not been in about 20 years. The owner has retired, and unfortunately his wife (the boss!) passed away. Luckily, their son Tony continues the family tradition for superior quality meals and outstanding service. The recipes are the same ones passed down and prepared by his parents with some of Tony's... More

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