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9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
+1 518-273-7700
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We always meet here in the fall for breakfast the Saturday before Thanksgiving. And other times also. We do this before heading to the Troy Farmers Market at the Uncle Sam Atrium. Good hot coffee while we mulled over the breakfast choices. Always a surprise...More

Thank napngs
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stop in several times a year, mostly for breakfast. The food is always good and I especially enjoy the breakfast (french toast w/berries). Food is fresh and there are always unusual specials. It can be pricey, but I offset it with coupons that are...More

Thank Dave_NY55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place! Food is creative and delicious. Quaint, old style dining area. Have had wonderful breakfasts and lunches, have got to try dinner!

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very expensive. Great sandwiches. Nice atmosphere. Parking is a (insert b-word) in downtown Troy. Not much else to say. Worth a visit.

Thank christopherhY2928NU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often have lunch here because the salads are generous and delicious and the sammies are great! Wonderful atmosphere with friendly service!

Thank etiquetteguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second dinner with a group at the Ilium Cafe, both times we had a good time. Group of 7 so we got the back room. (Again) But considering we were from out of town and made reservations just that afternoon we were glad to get...More

Thank Andrea426
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given, it was a Saturday @ 6, and busy, but the wait staff and Maitre d seemed overwhelmed. After a short wait, we were seated. Our waiter seemed very distracted, but service was prompt. Drinks and food delivery was very timely. Korean meat balls were...More

Thank Wineskillguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meeting family in Troy and the choice was Illium Café on Broadway. We all had a terrific brunch with so much food we had to take the leftovers home. From a special eggs benedict, corned beef hash and frittata and omelets we all left full...More

Thank trophy_wife56
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Title says it all, they kept seating people to give the appearance of no wait but there were not enough servers or bar staff. What should have been no more than a 60-90 min meal turned into nearly 3 hours. It was aggravating, to say...More

Thank Seany527
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and creative but the waitress was less then stellar. She did not come back to check on us or freshen up our drinks . She was seen hanging around the counter. The waitress serving the table next to ours was very...More

Thank Debra L
Illium123, Manager at ILLIUM CAFE, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review and your feedback. We will definitely address the lack of attention to detail with our service. Thank you for letting us know how we can better serve you in the future.

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Joseph M
25 February 2017|
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Response from Illium123 | Property representative |
We have a liquor license we are in the process of building a bar where the kitchen used to be
19 September 2016|
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Response from Illium123 | Property representative |
I'm sorry I just saw this. Yes we can accommodate that nut allergy. Just let your server to let the kitchen know when you arrive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-7700
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