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Ferrari's Ristorante

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1254 Congress St, Schenectady, NY 12303-1947
518-382-8865
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful Old World Italian Food

The location and décor are nothing to write home about. In fact, I believe I have an old Italian great aunt that has modeled her basement after this place! Once you get past the look and feel...you are in for a real treat! This is the type of food your Italian grandmother made who was from the home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Kirsten D
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Saratoga Springs, NY
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
Saratoga Springs, NY
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157 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The location and décor are nothing to write home about. In fact, I believe I have an old Italian great aunt that has modeled her basement after this place! Once you get past the look and feel...you are in for a real treat! This is the type of food your Italian grandmother made who was from the home country. The... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Best Italian - absolutely crazy good. From the outside, you wonder what kind of a place it could be and how good could it possibly be. Friendly, casual, family type place with outrageously good Italian food.

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Albany, New York
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

They don't make 'em like Ferrari's anymore. A neighborhood restaurant, Ferrari's sits in the heart of a residential area and is nothing to look at, but inside is the magic that The Olive Garden and Macaroni Grill try so hard to capture in an authentic Italian family restaurant. Ferrari's has been in business for more than 40 years and my... More 

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Schenectady, NY
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I hadn't been back to Ferrari's in years. We decided to give it another shot. We were pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent and so was the service. Prices are a little high ($14 for spaghetti and meatballs) but it included a small tossed salad. The homemade house dressing was excellent also. Not too much vinegar. I recommend Ferraris for... More 

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Glenville, New York
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Hard to believe this was my first visit to Ferrari's Ristorante after hearing about it for years. It was great. Went for Mother's Day so we made reservations well in advance. Arrived on time but did wait around 10 minutes for our table of 10+ (not bad considering game the day). There was a page full of specials but I... More 

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Rock Hill, United States
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Ferrari's Ristorante is a no frills, lots of good Italian food restaurant! Mama Ferrari, Joey, Frankie, Kathy, and the ret of the staff make you feel right at home. You will never leave there hungry. Wednesday is Pasta Nite!

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Scotia, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Food is always good, service is always attentive. Never leave without leftovers, great bargain for sure!!

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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Cooked to order! Huge meals! Just like mom's! Must go if your in the tri-cities area! Nice ambieonce. Like you' re at your mom's house with all your familia!!

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New york
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124 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The restaurant had a lot of history and delicious food....too much food. Sides that people in our party of 9 got were not even touched and since we were staying in a hotel, could not take doggie bags. It seemed like such a waste of food. The Wednesday pasta special was great. It was very homey and a nice local... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Absolutely great tasting meals and service, especially the fresh pasta! Only reason for a 4 instead of a 5 is the decor, stuck in the 80's wood paneling going on.

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Additional Information about Ferrari's Ristorante

Address: 1254 Congress St, Schenectady, NY 12303-1947
Phone Number: 518-382-8865
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $12
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1254 Congress St, Schenectady, NY 12303-1947
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: 518-382-8865

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $12
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?