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Randy Loren's Dolce Vita

1727 State St, Schenectady, NY 12304-1733
+1 518-357-3324
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“eggplant parm” (6 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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1727 State St, Schenectady, NY 12304-1733
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Tuesday & Wednesday special is eggplant, chicken, haddock or shrimp parm. I had the haddock parm, which I liked a lot. The wife had eggplant parm, and she likes it as well. On Friday & Saturday nights there is live entertainment. The owner who is...More

Thank mikeyinny
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We had my father's memorial dinner here. The food was very good, the service was friendly, and they sent us home with leftovers.

Thank Oil-Patch-Reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

our food was very tasty, pasta on the side was a little cold however. vey nice entertaining place. chicken parm was excellent. they are very friendly

Thank Angel824
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The owner of this fine place is also the musician that plays piano and sings at 8 PM. My wife and really enjoyed this restaurant. The food is really good and the menu is quite diverse. The service was great and friendly and we will...More

1  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I was absolutely wowed by this place. I had heard mixed reviews, citing an eccentric owner and poor consistency. However this is my now 5th time dining here and I had to post a review. All 5 times have been an amazing experience as far...More

Thank rinitaphir
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Food was just OK. Service was not the best. Sauce needed help. Portions were big. But not worth the trip.

Thank ufsny01
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Randy Loren's is the only place like it in the Albany area. Randy has put his heart and soul into building this gem of place. Food and service were very good all four times we have been here. What makes it special is the music...More

Thank Carly P
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went for Parm night, Everything was good thru the salad. Then the waitress informed us that due to the chef cooing for the party our entree would be delayed. We waited for another 20 mins then got it to go. Moral of story if you...More

Thank rjsjsn
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Randy Loren's Dolce Vita was a place that I drove by many times, until friends invited us to join them for dinner. I can't believe all the fun I missed. The tables are arranged around a small stage where Randy performs. The food was fabulous...More

Thank JoelleW
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The $7.99 Parm special drew us in (Tuesdays and Wednesdays). Randy Loren is extremely Italian and this restaurant makes no apologies for the campy decor, including a disco ball, black lights, and shimmery back drop for the white piano. My husband and I got a...More

1  Thank KathleenCooks
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2 November 2016|
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Response from Carly P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding. It is like wedding music, but the doctor difference is that the people who Patrick noise Randy's are like his family.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1727 State St, Schenectady, NY 12304-1733
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-357-3324
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