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Caffe Italia

662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
+1 518-459-8029
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic, authentic Italian food! You feel as if you're transported to Italy as soon as you step inside this restaurant. Plus the welcoming and friendly service makes this place a wonderful culinary experience.

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Want to know how to run a successful restaurant? Come to this place. Everything about this restaurant is five star. It all begins with the server. Jimmy took control with all of our needs. Very professional. We began with Utica Greens and artichoke Francese. In...More

Thank Philroy2014
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I visit Saratoga springs for the horse races every August I live 7 hrs away and made it a point to have dinner here tonight. Great old fashion Italian food.Hard to get reservations but now have tables outside. So you can get in. I was...More

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We've lived in the Capital District for over 35 years but have never visited this restaurant. Over the years, I had heard from friends that it is the best Italian restaurant in the area but we never had an opportunity to go. We ended up...More

Thank gl0baltraveler
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I love Italian food and have been to most of the Italian restaurants in the Capital District. Cafe Italia is a great place for a celebration dinner. 2-6 people. Service is excellent, as is the food. They have some great specials , gorgangola salad, a...More

Thank steveleary1
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The food is amazing - fave place to eat in Albany! I recommend to anyone traveling to Albany - make a reservation and go!

Thank JajulVA
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A friend told us about this restaurant being the best Italian in Albany. Even though we have lived here forever, we had never tried it. We went there for my birthday and it was even better than I thought it would be. It is a...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite Italian restaurants. Small inside huge in food. Excellent wait staff , wonderful chef and you definitely get what you pay for. Added an outside seating area and is very pleasant.have known the owners for years and have never had a bad...More

Thank 07201941
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Caffe Italia on a recommendation from a friend. It was better than I expected even though we were told it would be great. Awesome Italian for anywhere not just Albany.

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 6 June 2017

On June 1st, my wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Caffe Italia in Albany, NY. We requested and were seated in a table for two in their window alcove. We both had looked forward to a particular serving as we sat down. Our waiter,...More

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22 October 2016|
Response from leftseat31 | Reviewed this property |
Street parking only, but it wasn't too bad when I went.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 662 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1645
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-8029
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