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Parivar Cafe

1275 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5231
+1 518-512-5118
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“dosas” (4 reviews)
“sev puri” (2 reviews)
“thali” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1275 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5231
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly cafe that is connected to an Indian grocery store, so it provided a nice cultural experience. The food was a bit too spicy for my tastes (Spring Dosa), but I was glad to give this a try.

Thank GregIndiana
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Even if you don't already know what South Asian dishes you enjoy, this is a great place to eat. You can shop for spices, bulk goods and South Asian groceries while your food is prepared, and you can watch some Bollywood, if you want, while...More

Thank Y2807RUlaurab
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Good homely food on the way to upstate New York.. Thali was worth the buck and filling. Chai was average... Casual ambience.. Friendly owner..

Thank jayanti_dj
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I have eaten here several times and have enjoyed the flavorful and spicy (did I say spicy?) Dosas, Vadas, and Fried Green peppers. The food is spicy enough that you have a full flop sweat on the top of your head as you are eating......More

Thank AK L
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The place is decent in ambiance but the food is delicious. I ordered chole bhatire, Sambhar Dosa, Puri Korma, pav bhajji, mini thali proced at $5.99 has dal, dahi, sabzi and a choice of rice or 2 rotis. Try anything except the chat (bhel puri,...More

Thank Praval_zulfie
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Food is just okay , but working staffs are really good in behavior. Range of Indian snacks are good but very costly. Some snacks like bread pakoda and samosa they should drain out oil carefully or else it taste like we are eating oil. Dosa...More

Thank tushky63
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I bought food (samosas) for to go from Parivar restaurant last week at 6pm and reached home at 6.20pm and opened the packet to have it. Believe me! Food was stinking so badly as if they were prepared a week before or so. I went...More

2  Thank Happy L
Reviewed 23 February 2016

At the back of a supermarket, you'll find plastic tables, plastic plates, plastic cutlery and plastic cups but a kitchen producing excellent Indian vegetarian food. Great value for money and quick service, you'll come out happy, with a full stomach and with a spring in...More

1  Thank warrenma
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

First of all this is not a typical full scale restaurant. This is inside of grocery store serving vegetarian items. This probably is most economical food joint in the area. They offer variety of chat menus. I had their full meal which comes with samosa...More

Thank Prakash H
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We were in albany and looking for a place to eat. We found Pativar on Trip Advisor and decided to check it out. If you like authentic Indian food, this place will knock your socks off. It is nothing fancy, located in the back of...More

Thank Hill G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5231
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-512-5118
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