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The Hidden Cafe

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180 Delaware Ave Ste 14, Delmar, NY 12054-1304
(518) 439-8800
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Delmar, New York
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like others I really want to like this restaurant. But not this time. Service is friendly and efficient. Wait for the food itself was longer than it should have been. We both had scallops that looked delicious but while they were small they proved tough which suggests overcooking. The chef is very heavy handed with the salt which made the... More 

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Thank Rufous72
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner here last night. We were the first ones to arrive so we were seated immediately. Both of us had the Greek salad which was excellent. My daughter ordered Chicken Sophia and had to take half of it home because the portion eas so large. I ordered Chicken ala Hidden Cafe and also had to... More 

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Thank Kathleen E
Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Hidden cafe is a secret gem. They have the best hummus. We have never had a bad meal here. The size of the restaurant means a meal can be as intimate as you want. We have celebrated many special occasions here!

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Thank delmartian88
port st. lucie,florida
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46 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I am a new England, fish lover, from Florida visiting my daughter...was surprised and pleased to go here and have such a nice choice of sea food. (scallops were cooked to perfection),The trio of hummus etc was great,,,garlic is soo ooonice. The falafel wasdelicious, and the babaganoush was terrific. MY scallops were great. My son in laws shrip athenian wa... More 

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Elmira, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I had the Chicken a la Hidden Café. It came with chunky mashed potatoes and asparagus and choice of salad, all good. Chicken and mashed potatoes were particularly generous portions. Wife had Grilled Salmon Salad -- enough for two meals. Chef-owned, and it shows in all the right ways. Very popular place on weekends, although we went early and were... More 

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Thank Jim_Ketcham
Albany, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is our favorite local restaurant. It is really hidden, but worth looking for at the back corner of Hanaford Plaza on Delaware Avenue. The food is prepared by a chef who cares about each plate. We especially love the Sampler Salad, and we have had the best steak ever here. This is a small, intimate restaurant where you can... More 

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Albany, New York
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I used to love this place, however I've heard that it's under new ownership and the quality has gone downhill. I used to order appetizers and food to go. The last time I did this, I ordered just prior to closing. That might account for the leftover quality of the food. The shrimp was burned and the pita was hard.... More 

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Troy, NY
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134 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Had reservations for 5:30 PM on a Friday night. Arrived early and was seated promptly. Ordered appetizers of baba ghanouj and felafel and both arrived with lots of hot pita triangles. The wine special was a Pacific Rim Riesling for $20 but decided to order a sauvignon blanc as the riesling was on the sweet side. Hubby ordered chicken kabob... More 

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Rensselaer, New York, United States
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209 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It had been at least 3 yrs since the last time we had had lunch here. The menu is the same with daily lunch specials. Our main reason for stopping here was for their classic hummus. It is creamy and full of garlic topped with one pitted Kalamata olive and served with pita points. Oh, so delicious! During this visit... More 

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Albany, New York
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I have enjoyed many meals and the convenience of living close. However, I am looking for a new standby. I don't mind waiting for a meal. The appetizers are still great. and the the wait staff is gracious. However, the overuse of salt, the disappointing hot house tomato slices and the long run on the menu options. If you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Delaware Ave Ste 14, Delmar, NY 12054-1304
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Delmar
  • Phone Number: (518) 439-8800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?