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Bongiorno's Restaurant

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23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
+1 518-462-9176
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Today
17:00 - 22:15
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:15
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:15
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redditch
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our evening with good pasta and rather nice house Chianti. We chatted to the owner and then his wife who is the chef and enjoyed some of his home made grappa. That's how an Italian dinner should be! A pleasant night out

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Thank simon p
Albany, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the outside does not look like anything special, the food is out of this world; easily the best Italian food I have ever had. The owner and the chef go out of their way to be hospitable.

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Thank Caitlin O
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant by chance (including Trip Advisor reviews). What a great find!The staff and owners were phenomenal. Felt at home. Food was great as well as the ambience. We were among the last to leave, because we ended up chatting, laughing and sharing jokes and drinks with the other remaining diners and with Felix (he owns the restaurant... More 

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Thank Stanley M
Placerville
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

In my dining experience,which is extensive, I have rarely sent dishes back to the kitchen. I did so at this restaurant. The salad was pathetic, the veal marsala tasted like too much flour, and the pasta side tasted like it was out of a can. No freshly grated Parmesan. Everything tasted canned and,indeed it was, as we discovered with a... More 

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Thank overdye
Loudonville, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Call the Rug Dr and have the place cleaned! Dirty Dated And Dingy walked out,Board of health needs to view this dump,owner arrogant,waiters whirling dervishes of incompetence overall mess!!

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Thank wmdtheagent
Adirondacks
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89 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Can't review the restaurant. We can only comment on the disorganized and unprofessional service which had us walking out of the restaurant. We'd made reservations and arrived to find the restaurant about a third full. Yet the waiters were all darting around like the 3 stooges. There was no host and we stood in the dining room like idiots before... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Great service, wonderful place. Made sure we made it to the Egg on time. Food was tasty, hot and presentation was beautiful

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Thank Maura M
West Sand Lake, New York, United States
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325 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Six of us stopped for an early dinner at 5pm on a Friday. We were seated right away in a small but elegant Italian decor dining room. By 6pm, every table was full, yet we had no problem having easy conversation without having to raise our voices. Non-complicated choices of Italian meals made for easy decisions and ordering. Salads were... More 

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Thank archman8
Buffalo, New York
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

YOUR EXPECTATIONS: If you expect run-of-the-mill red sauce cuisine, you will be pleasantly surprised! If you expect high-end gourmet Italian, this may not be the restaurant for you. Either way, you will like the prices! STRONG LOCAL REPUTATION:. Neighbors swear by this place. (“All ingredients are fresh!” “The owner cooks everything herself!” “It’s family-run!”) FEATURES: My favorite features are the... More 

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Thank Cross-Culture-Maven
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172 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Kind of a little disappointed, first time guest. Tried a house specialty that as delivered didn't match menu description. Fettuccini al cognac had little flavor and even less prosciutto. Basically pasta in a cream sauce. Not much else seemed that special, although a colleague had what he called the best ever tiramisu.

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Thank Dadmanly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:15
Saturday
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-462-9176

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?