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John Riccitello Restaurant

1687 Foster Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308-1818
+1 518-374-1574
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“eggplant parm” (4 reviews)
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1687 Foster Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308-1818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A long=standing, well establised facility with traditinal fare...that conyinues to please. Excellent veal dishes

Thank urban689
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How old school is Riccitello’s? Well, let me put it this way. Both of us are on Medicare and we were probably still the youngest ones in the dining room that was almost filled to capacity. I would say that speaks well for the ability...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Hello again, while it's been a short summer my wife Jan and I have been busy visiting more restaurants. This time we visited one of our old haunts Riccitellos. This restaurant has a long family history with the owner being John Riccitello, Jr., also he...More

Thank Cat327
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had a Memorial Mass and interment for our mother yesterday. After the service we wanted to provide a late lunch for our closest friends and relatives. Riccitello's had always been a family favorite so we naturally choose the restaurant as our first choice. Lew...More

Thank maryjaynes2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My boyfriends father took us to dinner to this restaurant, they come to this place every week but this was my first time being there. As soon as you enter you feel as if you're coming home to Italian relatives. The atmosphere is extremely inviting...More

Thank Sabina S
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Made reservations at the very last minute on the Father's Day weekend... got that proverbial seat by the kitchen door! But they got us in!!! We always enjoy the atmosphere, the fantastic service, and the wonderful food and this night was no exception! I am...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was our first time at John Riccitello's. The family provides an authentic Italian dining experience! My husband who is a picky eater...never eats his side dish of pasta when we go out (he lets me take it home for the next day)...devoured his as...More

Thank smartcookie1916
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

An Italian restaurant on a side street in Schenectady. All entrees were delicious. I'm a sauce snob and theirs was great. Many veal dishes and side choice of eggplant (like eggplant parm without the sauce and cheese). We will definitely go again.

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

the portions are very small--so you'll be hungry when you leave--sorry to say--wait staff good family owned for many years

Thank crisgro2016
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The Riccitello Family are class all the way. Classic Italian the way Grandma made it and always imaginative specials. Have been going there since I was a teenager. My whole family --- three generations-- count this as our favorite

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1687 Foster Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308-1818
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-374-1574
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