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Ferrari's Ristorante

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1254 Congress St, Schenectady, NY 12303-1947
518-382-8865
Website
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
  • 81
    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
A delicious step back to the past

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
El_Cheevo72
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Albany, New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Albany, New York
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3 reviews 3 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 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 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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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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35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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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Glen Head
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

this is A great family run restaurant it has a very cozy atmosphere and a very extensive menu. the food is fresh and of good quality the portions are large and the price is reasonable. Then wait staff is very pleasant and attentive and the service was prompt. All the pasta dishes all made fresh on premises this venue is... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a real old-time authentic Italian restaurant. The portions are huge and the food is delicious and fairly priced. The old time bar is fun as well. Usually has big crowds for dinner but is worth the wait. Not sure if they take reservation, but it is worth a try if you plan to go. Use your GPS to... More 

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?