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“A taste of Italy in Schenectady ...”

Civitello's Spumoni Shop
Ranked #2 of 10 Dessert in Schenectady
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

I've been a loyal customer of Civitello's for over 10 years. The staff is incredibly friendly and the food ... well, eating here makes you feel like you're eating in a little cafe in Italy. Some of my favorite menu items: tomato pie with huge pieces of roasted garlic and a nice, crispy crust; thinly-sliced eggplant sandwich on homemade Italian bread (Wednesday and Friday before noon); homemade Italian ice; and Italian cookies (the list goes on and on). No wonder Civitello's got a special mention in the film PLACE BEYOND THE PINES ;) well-deserved.

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Reviewed September 29, 2012

Small ice cream shop with gelato, sodas and Italian pastry. The butter cookies are heavy and I love butter. Across the street from Cornell's and Perreca's .

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Reviewed August 12, 2012

Stopped by one evening for the Italian ice and it was fantastic. Friends have been raving about the Italian ice and my husband and I decided to try it. I'm glad we did.

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Reviewed July 28, 2012

Civitello's has the best homemade lemon Italian Ice. They also have wonderful homemade Italian cookies. But, the absolute best thing they have is their Eggplant Parmesan sandwiches on their homemade bread! You can only get these on Wednesday and Friday! Get there before 12:00 because they do run out quickly. If you like eggplant, you will LOVE these sandwiches!

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Reviewed July 15, 2012

They now have added dinner, and an outdoor patio. I have had the eggplant sandwich, one the best around! We had dinner across the street. For dessert you have to stop here for pastry, Gelato or their famous "lemon ice". No one makes better ice than they do. They help create the feeling of a little neighbor hood that is from another time. You can go for lunch, dinner or just Ice, and stroll around the street.

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