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Bongiorno's Restaurant

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) #126 of 539 Restaurants in Albany $$ - $$$ Italian
23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
+1 518-462-9176
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“fagioli” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
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11 - 20 of 64 reviews

Reviewed August 5, 2016

Call the Rug Dr and have the place cleaned! Dirty Dated And Dingy walked out,Board of health needs to view this dump,owner arrogant,waiters whirling dervishes of incompetence overall mess!!

Thank wmdtheagent
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Can't review the restaurant. We can only comment on the disorganized and unprofessional service which had us walking out of the restaurant. We'd made reservations and arrived to find the restaurant about a third full. Yet the waiters were all darting around like the 3...More

1  Thank DiamondGirl1011
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Great service, wonderful place. Made sure we made it to the Egg on time. Food was tasty, hot and presentation was beautiful

Thank Maura M
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Six of us stopped for an early dinner at 5pm on a Friday. We were seated right away in a small but elegant Italian decor dining room. By 6pm, every table was full, yet we had no problem having easy conversation without having to raise...More

Thank archman8
Reviewed January 23, 2016

YOUR EXPECTATIONS: If you expect run-of-the-mill red sauce cuisine, you will be pleasantly surprised! If you expect high-end gourmet Italian, this may not be the restaurant for you. Either way, you will like the prices! STRONG LOCAL REPUTATION:. Neighbors swear by this place. (“All ingredients...More

Thank Cross-Culture-Maven
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Kind of a little disappointed, first time guest. Tried a house specialty that as delivered didn't match menu description. Fettuccini al cognac had little flavor and even less prosciutto. Basically pasta in a cream sauce. Not much else seemed that special, although a colleague had...More

Thank Dadmanly
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This SPOT was reminiscent of childhood days at The former Public Library across the street. Bongiorno's has a nice funky Warm feel among city brownstones surrounding this corner hideaway! Our server/ host had a gentle warm sensitivity that articulated as well as the Italian seasonings!...More

2  Thank insider
Reviewed October 22, 2015

My wife and I spent the night in Albany and decided to have dinner at Bongiornos. We stayed at the Albany Hilton and it was just a 10 minute walk up the hill to Dove Street. Bongiornos is very easy to find. It's kind of...More

1  Thank Greg B
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Excellent service, excellent food, staff is very professional and the cost is very reasonable. We (five brothers) go there every time we are in Albany and are jealous of the brother who lives there as he can go more often! And the owners coming out...More

Thank Salcombe23
Reviewed July 8, 2015

We go to Bongiorno's At Least once per year on our anniversary, Sometimes we get to go other times during the year. I had Steak the last time and it was Super, cooked just right. Service was excellent. Dan S.

Thank Scott D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-462-9176
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