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Ferrari's Ristorante

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1254 Congress St, Schenectady, NY 12303-1947
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fine Italian dishes here. Usually have to wait to be seated but if it wasn't good there wouldn't be a line. Great staff and seperate bar make this an absolute must when in the area. I recommend to all.

Thank Ace R
Schenectady, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Looking for the best Italian food in the area...not a classy place BUT friendly, expertly prepared "old country dishes" serving the best veal in the entire region.

Thank urban689
Albany NY
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son recently took a group of us to Ferrari's to celebrate my retirement. I had never heard of the place. When we left that night I couldn't wait to return. We had an incredible dinner of superb Italian food. The staff was wonderful to our entire group. We couldn't have asked for more. As a group we had veal... More 

Thank Thomas B
Niskauna, NY
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly, fast service, breads to die for and a feast of menu items made it difficult to decide. All of us ordered different items and were more than happy with our choices. Bread was cheerfully refilled. The spumoni ice cream mold was the most delicious I've ever had with real dark chocolate for the bottom layer. We can't wait to... More 

Thank NiskayunaNana
Waimanalo, Hawaii
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant tonight answers treated impeccably! I had the best clams in white wine and my brother had an amazing seafood pasta! The Spumoni was the best I ever had! Definitely will visit this place again! Do not visit Schenectady without a meal here!

Thank Mary P
Schenectady, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife, sister and I had a fabulous dinner here. Great wine, super seafood pasta screamed clams with garlic and butter and shrimp cocktail. Still the best Italian in Schenectady.

Thank 60Grant
Schenectady, New York
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to look at from the outside, but inside you will find some of the best Italian food anywhere. Large portions at reasonable prices and prepared by the same off the boat Italian family for probably 50 years or more. Can't make a bad selection there. Personally, I love both the eggplant and chicken parm dishes.

Thank frankcampolieto
albany ny
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136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited for lunch yesterday. A wonderful salad was served family style and the bread was homemake and served warm.I had ths lasagna which was well prepared and large. my hushand and son had veal cacciatora which was delicious and large.we took leftovers which we enjoyed eating today. the wait staff was friendly and efficent.

Thank maryfemia
Gulf Bree
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoy this restaurant when I am in the area on business. Huge portions and outstanding food......best chicken parm I have ever eaten. Also great meatballs. Just love the atmosphere....never change!

Thank WIlC S
Albany, New York
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are looking for Italian food that is as good as or better than your home cooking this is the place. The Ferrari Family always make you feel welcome and comfortable. Love this place.

Thank Lintonaire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1254 Congress St, Schenectady, NY 12303-1947
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: 518-382-8865

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