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Bongiorno's Restaurant

) #125 of 532 Restaurants in Albany $$ - $$$ Italian
23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
+1 518-462-9176
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“fagioli” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
23 Dove St, Albany, NY 12210-1301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My husband and I are big fans of Bongiorno's. The service is great and the food is delicious. The marinara sauce is probably the best I've ever had and the dishes are reasonably priced.

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I really like this place. It is quaint, friendly service, good food. I went with my granddaughter 2x and the second time the waiter actually remembered her (not me just her - haha) The food is very good and the prices are normal. I just...More

Thank sfrisino
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Having read reviews on this well-established Italian eatery, we decided to give it a go as our friend lives within walking distance. We were its first customers this evening and were served promptly and, not knowing the evening specials, I was politely reprimanded that they...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We enjoyed our evening with good pasta and rather nice house Chianti. We chatted to the owner and then his wife who is the chef and enjoyed some of his home made grappa. That's how an Italian dinner should be! A pleasant night out

Thank simon p
Reviewed 16 November 2016

While the outside does not look like anything special, the food is out of this world; easily the best Italian food I have ever had. The owner and the chef go out of their way to be hospitable.

Thank Caitlin O
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We found this restaurant by chance (including Trip Advisor reviews). What a great find!The staff and owners were phenomenal. Felt at home. Food was great as well as the ambience. We were among the last to leave, because we ended up chatting, laughing and sharing...More

Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

In my dining experience,which is extensive, I have rarely sent dishes back to the kitchen. I did so at this restaurant. The salad was pathetic, the veal marsala tasted like too much flour, and the pasta side tasted like it was out of a can....More

Thank overdye
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Call the Rug Dr and have the place cleaned! Dirty Dated And Dingy walked out,Board of health needs to view this dump,owner arrogant,waiters whirling dervishes of incompetence overall mess!!

Thank wmdtheagent
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
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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