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Bongiorno's Restaurant

23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
+1 518-462-9176
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“scaloppine” (2 reviews)
“masala” (2 reviews)
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23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We met friends for dinner before a show. It's a very small, mostly outdated little spot in Albany. The food was "okay"-nothing that would make us want to return. The owner was a very nice man and came around to ask about our meal. Our...More

1  Thank Anthony20
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We walked uphill from Chapel St., bad idea per my wife. Once we arrived we were seated promptly and had three great meals, Shrimp Scampi, Scaloppine Marsala (veal) and Gamberi Fra Diavolo (shrimp). After dinner our two choices of dessert were not available, but they...More

Thank Sparky62Madison
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The restaurant is in a converted house in a quiet Albany neighborhood. The waiter was attentive, answered all my questions including how the dipping pesto was made. The pesto was very good. No pine nuts. I had a fettuccine pasta primavera, very good. Could have...More

Thank theljd
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Our party of eight enjoyed a good old-fashioned red sauce Italian dinner at this homey neighborhood place. Located in what looks like any other house on the block, It's been around since the mid-70s and run continuously by the chef and her husband, who serves...More

Thank Tommyg2230
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Old school Italian food. Poor quality wine & mediocre food that was OK 30-40 years ago. Meatballs made of breading,- mostly. Better to go elsewhere. It must be a statement to how embedded this place is in Albany culinary culture that it was crowded on...More

Thank 247anthonyc
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Went again for our anniversay July 1 - Excellent as always. I had Steak, my wife had Shrimp. The meal was Excellent, service was outstanding. The food was delish... We go there a couple times a year when we want a great meal and excellent...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Bongiorno's has been around since the mid-seventies, and it's always had a nice, homey feel. The downstairs dining room is pleasant; the upstairs rooms (pretty much used for overflow on very busy nights), also very nice, are up a steep set of stairs. The waiters...More

Thank Ellis P
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. A wide variety of choices and our guests licked their plates clean. Would go again.

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food hear is excellent, the portions generous, the owners and staff friendly and efficient, the atmosphere warm and intimate...and the prices very fair. You will be pleased.

Thank Thatguypaulie
Reviewed 7 April 2017

There was a group of six who made reservations or a Thursday evening. First time to the restaurant and I have to say that all of us agreed that it was the most relaxing, delicious meal we'd all had in a long time. From appetizers...More

Thank 521Nancy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
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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