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9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
+1 518-273-7700
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Required to wait in the cold, literally outdoors while there were numerous open tables inside. I will not be back.More

Thank Matthew Q
Illium123, Owner at ILLIUM CAFE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We apologize you had to wait outside as what appeared to be open tables were available. We had a private party booked for our back room so we could not seat there. We were seating as quickly as we could clean tables throughout the rest...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good and liked the atmosphere, disappointed when we ordered were told one of the five entrees was gone, and then after we had ordered the waitress came back a few minutes later and said they were out of that dish we ordered as...More

Thank renec803
Reviewed 20 February 2018

There were four of us for breakfast. Service was very efficient. I had the omelet with duck and cranberries and cherries. I asked for mozzarella cheese instead of goat cheese and they were happy to oblige me. My daughter had the corned beef hash and...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I do love the atmosphere of the place. The guest is transported to a different time when Troy was prosperous with its signature architecture. As for the lunch menu, Illium has a variety of food and daily specials (soup and sandwiches) for the one who...More

Thank sushchatter
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Been here several times, the menu is creative and the food always top-notch. Tin ceilings and the historic location add to the vibe. This review is for dinner before attending a show at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, a block away. I ordered surf...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Experience a mighty fine breakfast here... not your standard fare but delicious all the same! We enjoyed the Shrimp Eggs Benedict special and the Honey Bun French Toast. Our waitress was friendly and attentive, the service was very good. The atmosphere is interesting, it is...More

Thank Anna Q
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great food, fun and relaxed atmosphere. Excellent, caring, personable service. The only odd thing, don't think of going here for Sunday brunch...closed, whereas they used to be open for Sunday brunch and it was excellent.

Thank David S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We always meet here in the fall for breakfast the Saturday before Thanksgiving. And other times also. We do this before heading to the Troy Farmers Market at the Uncle Sam Atrium. Good hot coffee while we mulled over the breakfast choices. Always a surprise...More

Thank napngs
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I stop in several times a year, mostly for breakfast. The food is always good and I especially enjoy the breakfast (french toast w/berries). Food is fresh and there are always unusual specials. It can be pricey, but I offset it with coupons that are...More

Thank Dave_NY55
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love this place! Food is creative and delicious. Quaint, old style dining area. Have had wonderful breakfasts and lunches, have got to try dinner!

Thank Frank P
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Joseph M
25 February 2017|
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Response from Illium123 | Property representative |
We have a liquor license we are in the process of building a bar where the kitchen used to be
19 September 2016|
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Response from Illium123 | Property representative |
I'm sorry I just saw this. Yes we can accommodate that nut allergy. Just let your server to let the kitchen know when you arrive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-7700
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