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V & R Italian Ristorante

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136 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12202-1830
+1 518-626-0001
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Albany, New York
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283 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for dinner at V and R the other night. We had the veal parm and the chicken marsala. Both were excellent! We finished with tiramisu.

Thank Bourlingueur60
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came back again with a couple who had never been. Rgey absolutely loved it. We had the caprese salad the brushceta delish! 3 had the stuffed chicken it was so good and enough to take home. One of us had the chicken masala which he proclaimed wonderful! Dessert tiramisu was great. Our waiter Tim was pleasant and new that... More 

Thank vacaleila
Latham, New York
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We were a group of 15 for lunch on a recent Thursday afternoon. We were seated promptly and provided with menus, which had so many great-sounding choices! Water was quickly delivered to our table, followed by taking drink orders. Soon after our orders were taken, we were brought warm, heavenly bread and lovely fresh salads with a choice of dressing.... More 

Thank GramnPop2abe
Albany, New York
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a party of 14 family members for dinner here Saturday Nov 19, 2016. Sasha, the owner waited our table. We were seated at 5pm. I make note of the time because we were going to a concert at The Egg at 7pm. We all ordered a second drink and placed our orders. We didn't order appetizers, nor desserts... More 

Thank napngs
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Good Italian food on Madison Ave. Sasha took good care of us even though we were late diners and no one else. There were reasonably priced bottles of Chianti and we ordered one. We started with the caprese salad. The Mozz was good but the tomato was store bought. Sasha told us her garden tomatoes were not ready so our... More 

Thank GiantTrek
Albany, New York
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413 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a traditional Italian restaurant that presents delicious food in a beautiful setting. I cannot remember ever having a bad meal. The calamari was a hit with one diner and I loved the Shrimp Parm. The Veal Parm was a generous portion and delicious meal. The bread was warm and the salads were excellent, too. Attentive service and good... More 

Thank sheilal921
Rensselaer, New York
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

They were offering a $20.16 three course dinner during this event. Had a large menu to choose from but they were just not prepared to handle this. We had a 5:15 reservation and received our first course, salads at 6:30. Our waiter walked off the job and the people knew this an absolutely nobody came over to us to tell... More 

Thank sassiemama
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We came here for Restaurant week, $20.16 for a decent sized menu. My chicken parm was good, but I actually came away a bit hungrey. My daughter's chicken marsala she said was bordering on horrible, tasted like some kind of gravy on the chicken and the penne was not even good. The lasagne I guess was ok, the cheese raviolis... More 

Thank sfrisino
Lewiston, New York
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178 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Dined here for an early dinner at this little gem of an Italian restaurant within walking distance of the Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany on Broadway. Sat in a very comfortable booth and Sasha, the server, made me feel at home right away. Ordered the tortellini soup with three different colors of tortellini (green, orange, and white), in a chicken... More 

Thank Moomus
Albany, NY
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110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We go to V&R one or two times a year. We simply don't understand why it isn't more popular than it appears. I would go here every day and twice on Sunday over Lombardo's. It doesn't really compare to Cafe Cappricio since the food styles differ and Cafe is in a different price range. But of these 3, V&R is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12202-1830
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-626-0001

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