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Amo La Bella NY

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89 Beaver St, Albany, NY 12207
+1 518-434-3121
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11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

First of all they need to get invest in better air condition. It was hard to enjoy dinner in this sweatbox. The food was good but nothing better then most pizzerias in my town yet I guess they use their proximity to Times Union Center to overcharge.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

I usually write positive reviews. And I eat almost everything put in front of me. And Italian is pretty hard to screw up, right? To be fair, this restaurant was mobbed in advance of the Bruce Springsteen concert across the street. But this can't be the first time this place has had to deal with crowds. So why was the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

We recently dined at Amo la Bella. We ve been regular customers for years. The restaurant is located across from the Times Union arena in downtown Albany. The ambience reminds me of restaurants in NYC s Little Italy. If you desire real Italian food, this is the place to visit. The chicken cacaittore which I usually order with a Peronni... More 

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Arcadia
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Upon arriving we were told they were cleaning a table off. We stood near the bar waiting for a table and were ignored for approximately 15 minutes. We observed the server cleaning the table where we would be seated. She was taking her sweet time. She wouldn't seat us until the table was completely set knowing we had been standing... More 

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Guilderland, New York, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

Read the reviews and couldn't wait to eat at the restaurant. Went with a large group thinking family style would keep it reasonable. Chic parm, greens and beans, meatballs, ziti and sauce and a tossed salad - no dessert. Food was good but not worth $47 person. $200 later for my family of 4,I certainly left there with a bad... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

This is my favorite Italian restaurant by far. Great prices and portions the red meat sauce is the out of this world! I cannot stop going back for more.

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Thank Esptak
New York
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

Yea the place looks like the 70s... It even has a disci ball. So what, the foods incredible. Best red sauce in the world!

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Thank Travlin B
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

This place is a hidden gem in downtown Albany. The building and even the dining room are very dated. You would not look at this restaurant and say this is a place I have to try. Believe me you don't want to pass this up. If you love authentic Italian food you will love Amo La Bella. I have been... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

I have to agree with other reviewers, the building is not much to look at, but if you happen to be in the area and want some good food at a good price , stop in here. I work in the Empire Plaza near here and we often take co-workers here for birthday lunch.

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Thank BRPHILL
Glen Head
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Its an old tired place but the food is cooked home style and it's fresh. The help is friendly and attentive. The portions are large and the price is right. The have seating both upstairs and ground level so it's great for a large crowd or function. The owner is very accommodating .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Beaver St, Albany, NY 12207
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-434-3121

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