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9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
+1 518-273-7700
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled duck” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Troy is a very old town that is experiencing a rebirth and The Illium Cafe is a new establishment in a very old building. The food was great, we only had lunch but the menu had a number of unusual dishes, two of which we...More

Thank 633sailor
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here several times over the last few years, whenever I'm in town visiting family. I've been here for lunch and for dinner, and most recently for breakfast. Never have I had a bad meal, and the place is absolutely charming located in an...More

Thank pm222
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at this unique restaurant. Seemed to be patronized by a lot of regular customers....always a good sign in our opinion. Found the coffee of the day to be especially good.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with my sister, the food was amazing and they give you a lot of it. Very friendly staff, too. I would definitely go back next time I am in the area!

Thank KaileyLG
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The Illium Cafe is located on the ground floor of the Cannon Suites where we stayed. The staff was friendly, the food was great and the service was fantastic.

Thank revwindy
Reviewed 7 May 2017

llium Cafe's coffee, fresh fruit, and their incredible red velvet pancakes would be enough for me to eat there every morning if I lived in Troy. It's a great place to start the day.

Thank SJMC55
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It is conveniently located near the music hall but parking can be tricky. The ambience and delicious food, cocktails, and coffee selections make it worth the effort. I loved the authenticity of the Building's architecture of late 1800's. Reasonably priced and great service also made...More

Thank Knolte124
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Delicious flavors blend with old fashioned, funky ambience for relaxing dinners and unusual specials and unique menu choices. Duck with beets appetizer was terrific....

Thank Chezjoie
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I had worked in Troy for a couple of years and do so during the winter season on weekends. My wife decided to come visit and we wanted to grab lunch. I am kind of out of the loop as to what is going on...More

Thank mgag1209
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The staff was friendly and the food was delicious. We ordered the full and half portion of blackened scallops. The half came with less scallops thank waitress said because they are by weight. Street parking.

Thank wandan585
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Questions & Answers
Joseph M
25 February 2017|
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Response from Illium123 | Property representative |
We have a liquor license we are in the process of building a bar where the kitchen used to be
19 September 2016|
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Response from Illium123 | Property representative |
I'm sorry I just saw this. Yes we can accommodate that nut allergy. Just let your server to let the kitchen know when you arrive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-7700
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