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John Riccitello Restaurant

1687 Foster Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308-1818
+1 518-374-1574
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 6 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
1687 Foster Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308-1818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small Italian restaurant has been a Schenectady, NY fixture for many years, always owned and operated by the family. Cozy dining room, nice bar area, great service and excellent.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed my first visit here for a business lunch. Food was good, enjoyed watching the regulars, seems to have a nice following. Look forward to trying dinner.

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We just had an 80th birthday surprise party here. We had 43 people, when the owner told us he could sit 35 to 40 comfortably. But you know how a guest list could grow. The choices we picked from the luncheon menu were broiled haddock,...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A long=standing, well establised facility with traditinal fare...that conyinues to please. Excellent veal dishes

Thank urban689
Reviewed 30 September 2017

How old school is Riccitello’s? Well, let me put it this way. Both of us are on Medicare and we were probably still the youngest ones in the dining room that was almost filled to capacity. I would say that speaks well for the ability...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Hello again, while it's been a short summer my wife Jan and I have been busy visiting more restaurants. This time we visited one of our old haunts Riccitellos. This restaurant has a long family history with the owner being John Riccitello, Jr., also he...More

Thank Cat327
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had a Memorial Mass and interment for our mother yesterday. After the service we wanted to provide a late lunch for our closest friends and relatives. Riccitello's had always been a family favorite so we naturally choose the restaurant as our first choice. Lew...More

Thank maryjaynes2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My boyfriends father took us to dinner to this restaurant, they come to this place every week but this was my first time being there. As soon as you enter you feel as if you're coming home to Italian relatives. The atmosphere is extremely inviting...More

Thank Sabina S
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Made reservations at the very last minute on the Father's Day weekend... got that proverbial seat by the kitchen door! But they got us in!!! We always enjoy the atmosphere, the fantastic service, and the wonderful food and this night was no exception! I am...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was our first time at John Riccitello's. The family provides an authentic Italian dining experience! My husband who is a picky eater...never eats his side dish of pasta when we go out (he lets me take it home for the next day)...devoured his as...More

Thank smartcookie1916
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1687 Foster Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308-1818
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-374-1574
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