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320 Northern Blvd, Albany, NY 12204-1029
+1 518-747-6886
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Albany, New York, United States
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Risotto is located across from Memorial Hospital, in same plaza as the Ships Pub. As others have mentioned, GPS doesn't always give the proper directions. Nice location, lots of parking. We had reservation for six people on Saturday night, were seated quickly. Service was great, waitstaff was attentive but not annoying. Food was good. Not great, like I need to... More 

Thank MacBratt68
Albany, New York
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is the place to come for brunch on the weekends - great benedicts..chicken and waffles.. plus they have $10 bottomless mimosas. I've never had a bad meal there. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. It's easy to get to right off the highway and parking is never an issue.

Thank P4221CXlisam
Rensselaer, New York, United States
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222 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The atmosphere is pleasant, small but not crowded. Choose from a variety of tapas to mains or opt for a dinner for 2 for $45. w/ certain choices from the tapas menu and choices for the main. I chose the calamari to start expecting it to be more "tapa" since that how the menu reads. However, the calamari would feed... More 

Thank DeborahL428
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

My favorite restaurant. You will not regret it. Good food and good ambiance. My family and I love it.

Thank Angel r
Latham, New York, United States
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Reasonably, good food nice place, Would recommend, good but not special. Apps are good simple but nice atmosphere.

Thank Billsfun7
Latham, New York
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The entrees are generous in size, tastefully prepare to order and a side salad is included. The staff was gracious in accommodating dietary restrictions to the best of their ability. I have eaten here multiple times.

Thank jdooley51
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had a very tasty lunch, the salad was especially tasty. Unfortunately the service was exceptionally slow

Thank Molly W
Latham, New York
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was recommended by one of the people dining with us but I'd never been. I was pleasantly surprised at the pleasant bartender who talked to us while we waited for the rest of the group to come. Told us about happy hour specials, etc. We all found something we wanted and our appetizers were excellent, calamari and some special.... More 

Thank signlady61
Clifton Park, NY
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348 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It is only natural that if you go to a restaurant that has a particular dish as part of its name you would expect that dish to be the restaurant's specialty. So you try the pizza at Tony's Pizzeria, the oysters at the Otto's Oyster Bar, the ramen at Toshi's House of Ramen, and the pickles at Emma's Pickle Emporium.... More 

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Albany, New York
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Excellent staff, they offer a very good menu and the dishes are far beyond what you would expect in a strip mall. You will find an inviting and warm atmosphere. Nice outside deck to dine after dark. (after the traffic lightens up). Try it you will like it!

Thank yayanumber4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Northern Blvd, Albany, NY 12204-1029
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-747-6886

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