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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

No artificial aftertaste like many others Love their pizza squares with garlic cloves yum yum yum Italian pastry ,cookies, sfogliatelle also delish No parking

Thank acer5
Albany, New York
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Great place for Italian ice or gelato. Lots of Italian cookies as well...if you still have room in your tummy! The lemon ice, a specialty, is especially nice. So lemony and sweet, it's easy to eat it too fast. Brain freeze!

Thank 12RAS302
Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

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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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles 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 of 5 bubbles 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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125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?