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Lombardo's Restaurant

) #61 of 533 Restaurants in Albany €€ - €€€ Italian
121 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12202-1803
+1 518-462-9180
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible4%
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121 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12202-1803
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The best Italian food in Albany! Cappuccino is fabulousa The fresh bread with thier aged garlic oil is a delight! Thier salads are superb. All thier entrees are wonderful. It's as close to actually eating in Florence as you can get here in Albany!

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This once was among many Italian restaurants in an Italian neighborhood...that it is the last one standing tells you that it was always the best. My father started coming here in 1941 so I feel a sense of history...it was an old speakeasy too.

Thank David S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

After not dining here for many years, we decided to give the place a try for a late lunch. Our meals were pretty good. My antipasto was very cold, our soups were hot, but a bit thin as far as pasta fagioli goes. The highlight...More

1  Thank gcross2015
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Yummy Italian food and excellent service. The interior of the restaurant is old and tired looking but clean. I wouldn't hesitate to eat there again.

Thank JDM829
Reviewed 16 January 2017

So, there is nothing like going to an old time Italian restaurant. The food is just so delicious. The service was great too! Love the tablecloth and booths! Can 't say enough. Parking is easy--on street or around behind back..Easy peasy!

Thank Holly V
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We've been here before... and we will be back again... an old style italian restaurant with excellent food! Excellent presentation, polite and friendly service, delicious food!! What else can I say that hasn't already been said.... highly recommended for your italian dinning experience.

1  Thank Anna Q
Reviewed 24 October 2016

date night for an early dinner - when its October that means pumpkin filled ravioli - what a treat for a seasonal appetizer - perfect in every way - I had the special of seafood risotto with pan seared shrimp and scallops (lucky we were...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

In town for a group event. A few of us went to Lombardo's for dinner. We were greeted upon arrival by George and given our choice of tables. Our server was Melissa, who is pleasant, funny, and helpful. Prior to departure, Maryann the proprietor came...More

Thank SteveFromPA
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is an old time high end Italian Restaurant. Most everything is home made. Their house salad dressing is outstanding. They have great sauce. Their food has always been fresh and hot .hey've been there for a long long time. Make a reservation!

1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 27 August 2016

A return to the past days of fine dining. Couple in front of us greeted by surname. Decor very retro, original tin ceiling, glass light fixtures. Real Italian fresh food. Could have served half the amount of food at the same price and we would...More

Thank chimomk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12202-1803
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-462-9180
  • E-mail