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Cafe Capriccio

49 Grand St, Albany, NY 12207-1409
+1 518-465-0439
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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49 Grand St, Albany, NY 12207-1409
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Reviewed August 15, 2014

Italian cafe. great presentation and tasty food! very fresh. service was great and price was not bad for lunch.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were staying in Albany for the night before going to Saratoga for the races on Sunday. Not being familiar with the area, we decided to give Cafe Capriccio a try after reading reviews on OpenTable and Trip Advisor. It may not be in the...More

Thank WineEsquire
Reviewed August 1, 2014

Grand St has no street sign so look for Grand St Market on corner with Madison. Neighborhood looks beat but don't let that stop you. Park in the lot just north of the place. Had ravioli (home made) for appetiver; eggplant made with a stuffing...More

Thank karl b
Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very good food and excellent service! We enjoyed the appetizers and various pasta entrees. The Chianti was very good. They were busy but they were able to seat us immediately.

Thank Stillwater54
Reviewed June 28, 2014

We chose this restaurant for a birthday celebration based on the on line reviews. I called ahead and made reservations and let the manager know it was for a birthday. We were a party of eight, ordered a bottle of wine and appetizers, warm olives...More

1  Thank 2zocean
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Our 2 couples enjoyed a nice evening at Cafe Capriccio. The Italian food is delicious. Excellent sauce on the pasta dishes. Had not been there in a long time as we avoid downtown Albany generally - we just prefer to stay in the suburbs or...More

Thank Wallbanger
Reviewed June 11, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal here, after having picked the restaurant out on-line, not being from Albany. It had a cozy atmosphere, and there was delightful live music as a backdrop to our meal, a sultry-sounding jazz vocalist. Our pasta dishes were tasty (very large...More

Thank Veever
Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I had an evening out with another couple at Café Capriccio. I was immediately struck by the warm ambiance of a place that cares about the experience of the patron. I am always very happy to eat in a restaurant that has...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

While traveling checked out 2 "no-go" places before finding this cute Italian cafe! Don't think there are great choices in the city but this one was okay! Eggplant app was fabulous but our dinners were just average. The atmosphere was really cute and the place...More

1  Thank Kcabb
Reviewed May 18, 2014

We took my brother here for his 50th birthday dinner. We came from Florida and our sister came from Georgia. It was our first time. Needless to say, the eggplant was to die for. Everyone at the table enjoyed their meal. The best part was...More

Thank captainjimalbert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Grand St, Albany, NY 12207-1409
    (Hamilton St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-465-0439
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Cafe Capriccio has been a favorite dining destination in the Capital Region for the past 30 years. Capriccio is dedicated to the traditions of classic regional Italian cuisine and hospitality. Named Best Restaurant by METROLAND for 2012,2011, 2009. Voted READERS CHOICE for Best Italian by Metroland, 2012. A small, romantic and warm dining atmosphere filled with wood paneling, cozy booths, and exceptional service. The perfect place for a special dinner out with family and friends. Join us for some of the best regional Italian cuisine this side of Tuscany.