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Emiliani Ristorante

147 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, NY 12477-1218
845-246-6169
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Ranked #8 of 63 Restaurants in Saugerties
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 13, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Pearl River, New York
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We happened to be coming back from the Saratoga area when we opened up Tripadvisor for Saugerties and came across this gem. We were the first ones to arrive, at 5pm. Very nice and friendly staff. True family Restaurant as the waitress was the owners daughter, the hostess is his wife, and the Chef is his son! We started with... More

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Valatie
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We were in the mood for Italian and this place hit the spot. The warm homemade bread was great and the meatballs tasted like my mom used to make. Definitely will be back!!

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New York
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We used to enjoy this restaurant, but the last few visits were very disappointing. The final time, we had a dinner reservation with a friend to celebrate his birthday. We arrived a few minuted early and were told there would be a one hour wait. When we said we had a reservation, we were told, very rudely, that all the... More

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Palenville, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Wow...I have never had a bad meal here!..Really!..I often have meals here with my family and friends...If you like really good northern Italian, this is the place to go...Their light sauce is to die for...Can't go wrong...Great deserts as well!

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Kingston, NY
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

To say that the meal at Emiliani was one of the best I've ever had is no exaggeration. This is a neighborhood restaurant; straight forward and non-pretentious. My wife had the chicken parm and I the chicken francese. Both were excellent and cooked to perfection. The pasta that comes with the entrees came with the traditional marinara sauce. My wife... More

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Saugerties, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Highly recommended. Emiliani's is our "everyday go-to restaurant ", yet special enough for important celebrations.....Wonderful food, inviting atmosphere, great prices, friendly service, family friendly too.. From Chicken Cordon Blue and Grilled Salmon, to Chicken Parm, delicious pasta dishes and some of the tastiest soups ever. Every dish is a winner, served hot and fresh. Full bar in adjoining room, and... More

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West Hurley, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Simply some of the best Italian food I've had! The Chicken Francese is to die for ! Great service... gracious hosts! Go!!

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Westhampton Beach, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We love this restaurant !!! The food is always excellent and the atmosphere is so welcoming !!! Stop here but it is a longer restaurant visit because everything is fresh made !!! Relax and enjoy the wonderful food and excellent service !!!

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Saugerties, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This is a family owned restaurant that we have been going to for years. The staff is great, and Franco (Sr) at the bar mixes perfect (and generous) drinks. Franco (Jr) in the kitchen does a fantastic job of preparing traditional and contemporary Italian dishes. There are usually specials every day, which are always worth a try. They are consistently... More

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I have visited this restaurant many times over the years and I always feel welcome whenever we visit. The owner greets you and continues to have traditional good Italian cuisine at reasonable prices. He tries to be more traditional and classical with his decor and service. I highly recommend a visit for people who enjoy sitting down to a good... More

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