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Bongiorno's Restaurant

) #114 of 535 Restaurants in Albany $$ - $$$ Italian
23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
+1 518-462-9176
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“fagioli” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00All hours
$$ - $$$
23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Old school Italian food. Poor quality wine & mediocre food that was OK 30-40 years ago. Meatballs made of breading,- mostly. Better to go elsewhere. It must be a statement to how embedded this place is in Albany culinary culture that it was crowded on...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went again for our anniversay July 1 - Excellent as always. I had Steak, my wife had Shrimp. The meal was Excellent, service was outstanding. The food was delish... We go there a couple times a year when we want a great meal and excellent...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bongiorno's has been around since the mid-seventies, and it's always had a nice, homey feel. The downstairs dining room is pleasant; the upstairs rooms (pretty much used for overflow on very busy nights), also very nice, are up a steep set of stairs. The waiters...More

Thank Ellis P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. A wide variety of choices and our guests licked their plates clean. Would go again.

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food hear is excellent, the portions generous, the owners and staff friendly and efficient, the atmosphere warm and intimate...and the prices very fair. You will be pleased.

Thank Thatguypaulie
Reviewed 7 April 2017

There was a group of six who made reservations or a Thursday evening. First time to the restaurant and I have to say that all of us agreed that it was the most relaxing, delicious meal we'd all had in a long time. From appetizers...More

Thank 521Nancy
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My husband and I are big fans of Bongiorno's. The service is great and the food is delicious. The marinara sauce is probably the best I've ever had and the dishes are reasonably priced.

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I really like this place. It is quaint, friendly service, good food. I went with my granddaughter 2x and the second time the waiter actually remembered her (not me just her - haha) The food is very good and the prices are normal. I just...More

Thank sfrisino
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Having read reviews on this well-established Italian eatery, we decided to give it a go as our friend lives within walking distance. We were its first customers this evening and were served promptly and, not knowing the evening specials, I was politely reprimanded that they...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We enjoyed our evening with good pasta and rather nice house Chianti. We chatted to the owner and then his wife who is the chef and enjoyed some of his home made grappa. That's how an Italian dinner should be! A pleasant night out

Thank simon p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-462-9176
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