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“Tucked Away” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Katrinella's Bistro - CLOSED

Katrinella's Bistro
Cuisines: Italian, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Albany, New York
Level Contributor
89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Tucked Away”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

Great little restaurant, small dining area, nice and cozy. Wine, appetizers, main course and service all excellent. We had a great night!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank DaynaLove
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108 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Albany, NY
Level Contributor
48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best of the neighborhood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

Katrinella's is in the same area as two other log-established Italian places, but by far, it surpasses them in food and service. The room is, indeed, tiny, but the taste is big. The restaurant offers a three-course prix fixe deal that can't be beat. Wine list is short, but selection is good.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank DJMAlbany_NY
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Shelburne, Vermont
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

Walked to Katrinella's from our hotel, 74 State. Made reservations on Monday for Friday night. Quaint bistro, very accommodating with our reservation, having people coming in from Vermont and running late. The food was excellent and waiter very professional and helpful. Very small space, felt very personal and never felt rushed. The entrees are huge, you may consider sharing!

Visited May 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank EldoVt
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West Sand Lake, New York, United States
Level Contributor
347 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Unexpectadly good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Interesting concept of seating every two hours. Small restaurant, intimate seating. Pleasant Italian atmosphere. Good salads and appetizers, large enough to be shared by two. Fettucini with mushroom sauce and ziti genovese were both very delicious and large enough for dinner the next night. Reasonable pricing, good service and easy parking out back.

Helpful?
3 Thank archman8
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Albany, New York
Level Contributor
53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Such a cute place!!! Delicious Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

My husband and I went here after I walked by while at work downtown, we made reservations as they only do 2 seatings of reservations. The food tasted like it came from my Italian grandmothers kitchen, I had the eggplant and it was perfect. The dipping oil for the bread they give you is also outstanding. Highly recommend to get away from the larger chain restuarants!!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Travelingirl31
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