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Canali's Restaurant

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126 Mariaville Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306
(518) 355-5323
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Probably the best traditional Italian in Schenectady

Five of us (including a 3 year old) went to Canalis for a birthday dinner. The food was as good as always. But the portions were huge. We all took home over half our meals. The new thing for us was the chicken liver appetizer. They were marinated and cooked in an italian garlic, oil and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
tmccross
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Schenectady, New York
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Schenectady, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Five of us (including a 3 year old) went to Canalis for a birthday dinner. The food was as good as always. But the portions were huge. We all took home over half our meals. The new thing for us was the chicken liver appetizer. They were marinated and cooked in an italian garlic, oil and balsamic vinegar dressing that... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Visiting (Italian) relatives in Schenectady NY who decided to take me and my wife to their local Italian restaurant during our visit. According to my relatives the restaurant was recently reconfigured/remodeled the layout to be more family group layout friendly. The food portion served was large and tasty, however, the flavor was pretty good but not outstanding. The drinks served... More 

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Schenectady
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Canali's is the best Italian restaurant!! Everything is well prepared and the house gravy is mmmmm!! Definitely recommend!!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Third time to Canalis this year, the first two visits were ok but not great def not what it used to be, quite upset the third time. We did take out for Mother's Day, happy with the wait time food was hot but food was not good esp for what you pay. We got two appetizers and 4 meals and... More 

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Scotia, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Experienced my 1st Christmas party at Wade Tours at Canali's. The food and atmosphere was great. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have eaten here a few times and have never been disappointed! The staff is friendly, portions are large and the food is always amazing! The homemade ravioli is my all time favorite.

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Schenectady, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been a customer over the last 40 years and would say it has degrade to a point that I will have to seriously consider if I will return. Admittedly the last time I went the place was absolutely over busy. Service was horrible; waited at least 45 minutes for our table, unfriendly wait staff, and the food was... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My family has gone frequently to this establisment due to its close location to our house. The food is ok and the service is adequate. We do not like their Alfredo sauce and their house sauce is very acidic.

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Schenectady, NY
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is the best Italian restaurant that I have ever been too! If your ever in Schenectady NY this is a must to have dinner there!! You will not be disappointed!! Incredible food and excellent service.

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Howes Cave, New York, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It's been a long winter, and we wanted to get "out of town" and have a nice meal with friends. It has been a while since we went to Canali's, so we made a reservation for an early Sunday evening meal. Man 'o man! The place was packed! We could not believe how many families were there...many celebrating important occasions...it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 Mariaville Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: (518) 355-5323

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?