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Canali's Restaurant

126 Mariaville Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306-1429
+1 518-355-5323
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (31 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
126 Mariaville Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306-1429
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love going to Canali's! We have to go there for a special occasion because it is a little pricey. Food is always excellent and service is just as good. LOVE!!!

Thank Mymy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is excellent! Always delicious dishes that are sure to please any palate. Excellent quality and quantity for the price.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Saturday My wife ordered tortellini Alfredo with extra garlic. She was assured that there is allot of garlic already in the dish and could be brought more is needed. When her meal arrived it was not an Alfredo sauce. She inquired about the garlic...More

Thank rjachlew
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Rotterdam has so many Italian restaurants, and canali's sticks out as one of the best. the food is awesome. The only criticism i have is that the atmosphere is a bit dark and hasn't been updated. But, the food is really delicious and they have...More

Thank hcnye
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great old school Italian place. Apparently it's been around in the same family for decades. HUGE portions! Everyone in there was walking out with to-go trays. I ordered the lasagna. Easily four to five inches tall and at least three pounds. Enough food to serve...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Go there often always great food great service and enough to take home for dinner the next day. Everything I have tried has been exceptional . This is also a great place to have a small event they have a downstairs room. The take out...More

Thank fbkrm
Reviewed 26 March 2017

As new residents of the Schenedtady area we have been to Canali's a half dozen times... each time I order something different, each time I am wowed! This is classic Italian American food and plenty of it! We had dinner with friends on St. Patrick's...More

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Canali's for over 20 years. It is the best local casual Italian restaurant in the area. My favorite dishes are the chicken marsala, chicken cacciatore, and manicotti (1 meatball, 1 sausage). The bread that they get from a local bakery is...More

Thank BearTS
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Seated in cold front room next to service area when the main dining room was half empty. Wait person stressed they are happy to customize dinners but when asked to omit garlic from a veal dish was told to order something else. Another party of...More

Thank UpstateNYMrsB
Reviewed 23 March 2017

From Mississippi to South Korea.From New friends to family when you want a great Italian meal Canali's won't be a restaurant to disappoint you. And you will want to back again and again. It's that good. I've eaten there for; family birthday parties, rehearsal dinner...More

Thank Sammie D
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Is there parking here?
16 April 2016|
Response from Tricia C | Reviewed this property |
Yes huge parking lot
how to get from "Chunnel" station to Hotel. Thank you..(Merci)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Mariaville Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306-1429
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-355-5323
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