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Caffe Italia

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662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
+1 518-459-8029
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were staying in the area and were looking for some good Italian cooking. We checked the internet and after checking the menu new we had to try this place. We were greeted by Maria whom we will not forget. She made...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Italian food but this was just not up to par for me. Maybe it was not my type of Italian but I was dissappointed and felt it was overpriced.

Thank txswinner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mussels we're delicious along with some of the bread dipped in the white wine sauce. The bread is served to every table with an herb and olive oil blend that is delightful. The penne arrabiatta was lighter than most others I have had which...More

Thank Elysemm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older restaurant with close seating but the food is to die for! The Utica greens are the best in the area.

Thank JoAnn F
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The service and food was as good or better than many Italian restaurants in northern New Jersey and New York City. We really enjoyed the evening. We all had different entrees and every one was terrific. I am looking forward to my next visit.

Thank David S
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Monday evening and were promptly greeted and seated. Maria was our super friendly, super professional server and took excellent care of us. The bread was warmed and the dipping oil just right The drinks came promptly as did the very, very...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Caffe Italia is definitely worth the 45 minute drive from Saratoga Springs. This lovely Italian restaurant is the closest thing you’ll find to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx right here in the Capital District. The food is outstanding and the service is excellent. They always...More

Thank gl0baltraveler
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were there with friends in November. The staff is very friendly and the food was better than most but not great. Meatballs with sauce were not flavorful, not enough herbs or garlic. My husbands very pricey dish was overdone. Overpriced for the quality of...More

Thank RPC42016
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

The evening began with a pesto oil and crusty Italian bread, followed by beans and greens that had the right combination of garlic, oil, beans and escarole. I confess, I ordered the veal cooked in a sherry sauce with artichoke hearts and lobster. It was...More

Thank Sallad13
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

After many years of passing by we took a friend’s advice to try this place. The restaurant is old school and has the family type of feel when you go inside. It’s is somewhat small and dated inside but the staff(owners) make you feel right...More

Thank Limerockracer
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October 21, 2016|
Response from leftseat31 | Reviewed this property |
Street parking only, but it wasn't too bad when I went.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-8029
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