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Civitello's Spumoni Shop

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42 N Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1136
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the Italian cookies and pastries here but they can become expensive in the heart of Little Italy in Sch'ty. The lemon Italian ice is my favorite, so tart! They have sandwiches and deli meats but I like the sweets. Street parking but if you park across the street at Perreca's and stop in there for a bread or... More 

Thank Adirondacker1
Schenectady, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion, the best lemon ice on earth. Made on site at the Jay street store for at least the past 60 years. You can buy this in pint and half pint containers to take home to the family, but don't taste it in the car as your family will probably never see any of it.

Thank frankcampolieto
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My daughter and I went to have a Tiramisu and a Gelato. They were both great. We also purchased two Sfogliatella to take home. These are our favorite pastry. My grandmother, aunt and I have made them throughout the years. They are a tough pastry to make and timing for backing and storing them has to be perfect. When we... More 

Thank Lori S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is the place to go in Schenectady NY to get the best of everything Italian! Fresh tomato pie, wonderful soups and sandwiches, Italian bread, pastries and to die for gelato!

Thank Mary Anne F
New York
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117 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Companion and I shared the best Italian mixed sandwich ever. It was served on Italian bread (sliced not-too-thick), and consisted of traditional deli meats and cheese of high quality, along with just the right amount of lettuce, tomato, roasted red peppers, and dressing. I wish I'd opted for lemon ice for dessert because I found the butter cookie to be... More 

Thank Susanarl
Schenectady, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Have been there many times and always happy. I prefer the daily special sandwiches and a little desert. My kids like the Italian ice.

Thank dobbiedad
Schenectady, New York, United States
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

One of the best eggplant sandwiches in our area. Also delicious cookies and lemon ice. Very down to earth place to eat lunch.

Thank Gloria D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Always have a great sandwich at this bakery. Staff is always friendly and the food is always top rate! I don't want to give a great review because I don't want to wait in line to eat here! Cookies and pastries are great too!

Thank Kato57
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

I just love this place. They have simple but quality food that tastes fabulous (but not so simple fabulous bakery items and desserts) and wonderful people making and serving it all. Great to run in quick to get something to go or to stay and eat it. Great sandwiches, amazing tomatoe pie, unbelievable desserts and delicious gelato too. Beware that... More 

Thank lc3712
Winsted, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere and camaraderie is amazing. The pepper cookies are out of this works. Pizza is amazingly old world in taste and style. Italian cookies simply the best. Everything is prepared and created from scratch right in their kitchen. You can taste the difference. Amazing job. Thank you to the Angerami sisters for your tender love and care.

Thank Dangerami

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 N Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1136
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: 518-381-6165

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