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Cella Bistro

2015 Rosa Rd, Schenectady, NY 12309-5026
+1 518-381-2081
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (23 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
“steak frites” (3 reviews)
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French, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2015 Rosa Rd, Schenectady, NY 12309-5026
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is hands down my favorite place to eat. The Tapas menu is always changing and is fantastic. The regular entrees are solid and always worth having again. The staff is great, they get to know you and it is like visiting friends. I cant...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We were a party of 6 with 5:30 reservations. The restaurant was not crowded when we arrived. Server was attentive and took our orders very quickly. Our one appetizer and one tapas was served in a reasonable amount of time. Then it went downhill from...More

Thank poma
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

2 hours into waiting for an entree we left so I cannot comment on the food. I guess they only serve people they know. A group of 6 arrived an hour I nto our wait and they got served food before us, so we left....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Met a girlfriend for tapas and was not disappointed. The grill artichoke were perfect, the fondue (gruyere) with bread amazing, something as simple as warm home made bread with oil, phenomenal. The place is clean, staff warm and very knowledgeable. If you are in Schenectady,...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Given Cella's location near to where I work, I have been here many an evening entertaining visitors. The staff is attentive, the décor is warm and inviting, and food is reliably good. The bar area is also a pleasant place to linger just for drinks...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

6 of us friends had a fun evening this past week. We each got 2 tapas plates and it was perfect. Just the right amt of food to feel satisfied but not overloaded. We had duck ragu over polenta, fried chick peas, BBQ rib, potato...More

Thank linda m
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Came in on a snowy night and had the Pennsylvania Dutch soup. It is chicken soup with potatoes and dumplings, very good for a cold night. Also got the garlic shrimp which was one of the special for the day. They were excellent. I wish...More

Thank d d
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

It was late and we just got back in town and were hungry. We called around and couldn't get into our usual choices when Cella Bistro popped up on my search and decided to give it a try. We were happily greeted by the hostess...More

Thank NYUpstatefromMI
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal with friends while visiting Union College for Family Weekend. Both service and food were excellent!

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We recently visited on an unexpectedly busy Wednesday night. Service was slightly delayed but not to the point where it was a problem. Our server apologized for this as they were not expecting it to be so busy. Hubby and I both had the Steak...More

Thank KristinL70
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2015 Rosa Rd, Schenectady, NY 12309-5026
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-381-2081
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