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Civitello's Spumoni Shop

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42 N Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1136
+1 518-381-6165
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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42 N Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1136
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

I wish we had never found this place. Never tried the almond paste cookies. I shall never forgive them and never stop eating these damn amazing treats. Damn you Civitello's. :)

1  Thank Krioux48
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Civatello's Spumoni Shop has the best Italian cookies anywhere! We have been going there for over 35 years and they are perfect every time. We have ordered them for weddings, bridal showers, parties, etc and they are always consistently excellent. They also offer the best...More

Thank debrap947
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Ask Angela to make you a cafe long. This place has stopped in time. We loved it. Great cookies and coffee and the host is a gem.

1  Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went there Saturday and we had the last 4 pieces of pizza, an eclair and a cappuccino. It was soooo good. I can see why the pizza flys out of there! The owners are really nice and extremely accommodating! I can’t...More

Thank larjo5364
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful family owned business. My wife and I made a pilgrimage from Vermont and were definitely glad that we did. I had the best eclair since I was a kid. Hazel nut gelato is phenomenal ! Like traveling back in time to people were friendlier....More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 10, 2017

This establishment is primarily known for its wonderful ice creams and deserts but also serves a broader menu at lunch time including stupendous sandwiches. Run by 3 sisters it is at times a "scene" to be enjoyed as a bystander. Always enjoyable to visit and...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

The first time I had an eclair - I was transported back to another time. I was reminded of my mother's cream puffs from years ago. I could not believe something could taste this good! This place has friendly neighborhood feel with real food. I...More

Thank Dctrtravel
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

This place has been here for as long as I can remember and has always maintained it's excellent pastry recipes through decades of business. You can't go to Schenectady without stopping for Italian pastries here! They are made with the freshest quality ingredients. We bought...More

Thank Judy F
Reviewed February 23, 2017

fine pasrty and italian ices--lunch is good and also their pizza--hasn't changed much since the 50's but who cares--it's neat & clean--order a specialty cake and you won't be dissapointed

Thank crisgro2016
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, 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: +1 518-381-6165
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