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Valente's Rustic Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Italian, Pizza, Pub
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315 8th St, Watervliet, NY 12189-3631
+1 518-273-3314
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Albany, Ny
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109 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seven of us met at Valente's for lunch. There was another large group there at the same time, as well as a couple of smaller groups. Only 1 waitress appeared to be on duty, so service was quite slow. The food is okay.....we each ordered something different, and the only negative comment I heard was that the tomato sauce lacked... More 

Thank mac4747
East Greenbush, New York
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Now being as that I'm in my forties as is my husband for that matter, we went for dinner and must have been the youngest couple there. The waiter paid more attention to the waitresses so getting his attention to attend to us was quite the chore. When our salad came out it had this huge blob of dressing on... More 

Thank Tammy I
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The food has been pretty ho-hum the last couple of orders we've placed. Their prices are kinda high to be so lackluster. Orders are almost always missing something. If your splurging on a strip steak, you expect it to have some flavor and not be ridiculously fatty. I hope they can turn it around.

Thank BobbiJo L
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109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Use to go to Valentes all the time when in high school,but as time has it and you move on and away you forget about it. We have reconnected with our past and this restaurant deserves a great rating. Service from either at the bar or seated is attentive and excellent. Although we only had pizza which was delicious we... More 

Thank mski110
Vero Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner. Had the veal special which I will be eating for days as the portion was so large. The cheddar broccoli soup was like eating creamy cheddar cheese. Yum! I had no problem using my Groupon. Will definitely go back. Only Dow side was we went on line to look at the menu and the prices were different... More 

Thank larsmom
East Greenbush, New York
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107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Have been going to Valentes for years and have never been disappointed,food and service is always A plus, love it.

Thank P E
Scotia, New York, United States
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have been here many times over the years when we are in the area. The staff is very friendly and efficient, always there when you want them. The food is plentiful and very good. I had the Chicken Bolognese which was a whole chicken breast lightly breaded with proscuitto and provolone cheese baked with their marinara sauce, my wife... More 

Thank 571Chris
Simi Valley, California
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

When my scallops and fettuccine shrimp arrived, everything was hot and was some of the best Italian food I've ever had. And the chocolate cake was like a piece of heaven.

Thank WalkTall1958
Niskayuna, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We love Valentes! It's a family owned and friendly place to eat delicious Italian food! The shrimp parm is the best I've ever had!

Thank mamart222
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My wife, son and I went to Valente's tonight we got there at 4:10 (facility opens @ 4). The service was great, Tom was our waiter. The drinks were delicious (wife and I had Coors Light draft, son had a water).The bread, salad and main meal were outstanding my wife and I couldn't finish our entree. The place fillled up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 8th St, Watervliet, NY 12189-3631
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watervliet
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-3314

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