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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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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
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Been coming here once a year or so when in Albany for about 25 years. And I regularly eat Italian throughout New York State on travels. Nothing better than this place. Period. Never had a bad meal, or even a slight disappointment. As good as...More

Thank EthanAllenBoy
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Love this restaurant for its heart, as they put heart and soul into their Italian food. Family run, small well run establishment that offers consistently great dishes. A large menu, aiming to please also includes daily specials. Good for family dinners, and celebrations.

Thank RSB845
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Have been coming here for 28 years and have never been disappointed. The children took over a family business after the passing of their parents and they learned their craft well. Superior friendly service and top quality consistent recipes passed down from generation to generation....More

Thank Chiquis926
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Four of us went to Caffe Italia on a Friday night; we were seated promptly (with a reservation) and the service was quick and professional. We shared a couple of appetizers, worked our way through a basket of excellent warm bread and each of us...More

Thank Ellis P
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Our group of four colleagues headed to Caffe Italia for dinner and what a treat! This is a classic Italian neighborhood restaurant, small but nicely appointed and very comfortable. We were promptly seated, offered beverages, and the pace of service through our entire dinner was...More

Thank Louis59
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Caffe Italia is one of the few "fancier" Italian restaurants in the Albany area. The food and service are upscale ... so are the prices.

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

The Romeo Family operate the BEST Italian restaurant in the area. From the moment you enter Caffe Italia, you know you're dining in a special place. The interior is pristine, white table cloths, warm lighting and Italian music in the background. The food is spectacular....More

Thank smartcookie1916
Reviewed October 20, 2017

My wife and I went for dinner here and we enjoyed our food: she had the Spaghetti Bolognese; and I had the Penne Puttanesca. The bread they provide is excellent, and we liked the Spumoni Bomba that we shared. However, it is a popular restaurant...More

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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
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
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
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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