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Cafe Calabria

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1736 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4413
+1 518-456-5665
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here on business and decided to try the restaurant, as it was relatively near our hotel and had good reviews. We went slightly early, so there were only a few other couples/families. We were greeted and seated immediately. Our waitress was quite attentive (though not overly so). The warm bread with oil & vinegar to start was good;... More 

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Thank HeatherSidney
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Cafe Calabria on a whim tonight and could not have been more pleased. From the minute we walked through the door we felt welcomed. The bread starter was delicious. Do not pass up the house dressing on your salad, and do not plan to make dinner the next night.....you'll have leftovers. We ordered the Hot Antipasti and... More 

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Thank Nancy N
Albany, New York
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My first visit - lunch with a girl friend. Nice pour size on the wine which got the conversation flowing. I'm a huge fan of pasta so I ordered the Linguini with white clam sauce (so did my friend). Very tasty with just the right amount of garlic. Not just minced clams, but a few on the shell which we... More 

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Thank yogajudi
Albany, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for a ladies night out & had made a reservation. None of us could find parking in the lot, so we all found spots on the side street. Our table was ready right away, & we were allowed to sit before everyone in our party of 6 arrived. The servers were attentive, though when I ordered the... More 

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1 Thank PVH76
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best homemade lasagne in the Capitol District. It's meaty,cheesy, well seasoned and the noodles were cooked perfectly. And there was so much I'm glad I had to bring more than half of it home! My husband had the linguine and clams in white sauce and said it was excellent. We also loved the salad with berries and... More 

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Thank Denyce L
Schenectady, New York
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

have been there several times both for lunch & dinner and was throughly satisfied--food is very good and also the service--small establishment--where the chef's can cook to order not mass produce

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Thank crisgro2016
Albany, New York
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Without a doubt a cozy restaurant focusing on authentic rustic cuisine. For lunch, you must try the sandwich called Calabria. Be certain you're hungry-the crisp bread and gigantic meat feelings makes it difficult to finish.They will however cut it for you to take home what you can't finish.Restaurant is totally owned and operated by family.

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Thank rfalteri
Latham, New York
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88 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had family coming to town and I e-mailed Calabria through their website to secure a table for 8. After a week, I never heard back. I should have know better right then. I stopped in one night and reserved our table. When we arrived, the hostess did not seat us, but she just pointed at our table. We sat... More 

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Thank notshyaboutit
Wilmington, North Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent seafood. Shrimp was outstanding and scallops tender and mouth watering. Nice wine selection and excellent salad . Waitstaff were pleasant and very well informed on specials.

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Thank Graber30
Albany, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A small family business big on taste. They make there own sausage need I say more. Hot crusty bread to begin your meal. Then you make room for dessert homemade canolli.

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1736 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4413
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-456-5665

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