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Valente's Rustic Restaurant

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315 8th St, Watervliet, NY 12189-3631
518-273-3314
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 15
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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We ate here last night. We both enjoyed our meals. We did have to wait a little for a booth to be cleaned, but I think it was so busy that everyone that had asked us if we had been helped forgot to seat us when the table was cleaned. Our waiter was great! Very personable. My husband got a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Troy, New York
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Troy, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We ate here last night. We both enjoyed our meals. We did have to wait a little for a booth to be cleaned, but I think it was so busy that everyone that had asked us if we had been helped forgot to seat us when the table was cleaned. Our waiter was great! Very personable. My husband got a... More 

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Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were visiting relatives in N.Y., because of reviews they heard, they were excited to make reservations for 5 of us here. We waited 50 minutes to be seated for our "reservation." From the REFRIGERATOR (never experienced anywhere before) COLD bread and three pats of butter for 5 people, to the lousy service and terrible meal it took an addition... More 

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64 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

I would not have thought of getting a steak there. My husband did....it was cooked perfectly and was delish. I had tortellini w marinara. It was hot and good. Tiramisu-- very good.

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Albany, NY
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60 reviews 60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We used to eat here about once per month, either with some friends or just the 2 of us. The service has dropped considerably and the food is just plain awful. There is no other way to put it. During our last visit, even though the place was half full, I had to continually get up and look for our... More 

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Ripon, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Came here with my husband for an anniversary dinner. Very homey. The wait staff treated us very kindly and took a lot of care in suggestions for our meal. The husband had the Delmonico Steak, which was wonderfully seasoned and perfectly cooked. I had the more-than-generous portion of the Perfect Storm Mac and Cheese. The pasta was very good, Mac... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Went here with family on a Thursday night. Very good pizza and lobster mac and cheese appetizer. Nice, friendly waitress and relaxing atmosphere. Prices were average. Would go back.

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Albany, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The food is great and the portions are large. The service is superb. Very family oriented restaurant, cozy atmosphere.

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Westerlo
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We love this restaurant. We always have excellent service and wonderful meals. We have favorites from the menu but try different items at times as well and everything has been delicious.

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New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We fully enjoyed our meals. My husband ordered the chicken parm w/ a side of angel hair. It was huge. I ordered shrimp with white clam sauce on Linguine. I couldn't finish it. Service was decent. The room we were in had a number of young kids. So it was kind of loud. But that should be expected for a... More 

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Watervliet, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My first visit, but not my last. I ordered Char Grilled Delmonico steak. Perfect in every way and perfectly seasoned. Wait staff was accommodating and personable. Very comfortable atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 315 8th St, Watervliet, NY 12189-3631
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watervliet
  • Phone Number: 518-273-3314

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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