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1556 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94707-2117
+1 510-558-9000
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible18%
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“clams” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1556 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94707-2117
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Really delicious pizza as well as many fabulous pasta dishes. Authentic, gourmet Italian cuisine. My favorite place for pizza served in a quaint, relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We met a friend for dinner and walked into this restaurant. The food was delicious with nice presentation. The price was very reasonable. The service friendly and competent. Comfortable and low key. Would return.

Thank HarryR37
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We ,my wife and son, only had a pizza for lunch. It was really, really excellent. If the pizza was this good I want to return for a full meal one day. The service was excellent as well. Definitely a good place to eat.

Thank Gerard A S
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Our dinner was good and we had lots on our plate. The bread is fantastic and was hard to resist. I ordered the risotto and it was okay. But my friends spaghetti and meatballs was very good. Good family atmosphere tucked into a small neighborhood...More

Thank TacomaTraveler2013
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Recommended by friends, we went before Five Creeks lecture at St. Albans. Prompt service. Delivery of dishes from kitchen a little uneven. Calamari Fritti crisply friend with no hint of oil. Nice dipping sauce. Prosciutto e frutta was declared to be very good. Risotto declared...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

Bad service they charged us things we didn't order. A waiter spit in my drink. Contacted the manager was rude and said that we didn't tip them enough

1  Thank Nahsla A
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I recently returned from a trip to Italy, where I thought the food was the BEST I ever consumed. That being said, I truly enjoy the food at Cugini's. I normally have the spaghetti and meatballs. It is quite tasty and the portion is so...More

1  Thank BonnyZ
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Had a great time. The staff was great and friendly and the food was super good. Brooke was the best wait person ever.

1  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I love Italian food, and Cuigini serves the most medium Italian food I have ever had. I could have cooked it myself - why I normally go out for Italian. It is very pricey also. It has a nice ambience, a good staff and decent...More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Great local restaurants cannot be undervalued. They are places which are easy to get to and reliably serve up good-to-great food in a relaxed atmosphere. I venture to say you digest these kind of meals more easily than at fancier places. Cugini's is such a...More

Thank Gary C
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Dinner, Lunch
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1556 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94707-2117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-558-9000
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