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MezzaNotte

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2026 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-5096
+1 518-689-4433
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17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife And I went here Wednesday night. We have been here before and have enjoyed it . I had the ahi Tuna special that was fabulous.This is a very good restaurant ,with a great staff .

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Troy, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Have always wanted to give this a go as I've heard people rave about it. So glad hubby and I decided this past Friday to stop in for dinner arriving a little after 6. Although we did not have reservations we were able to find a table for two but I highly recommend that you make reservations as the restaurant... More 

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Albany, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is a terrific dinning venue. Nice wine & beer list ( hubby would prefer draft beer). Excellent menu, prompt but not annoying service. Small but varied menu with interesting specials. Owner is " hands on". Scallop dishes are " to die for". We consider this our neighborhood restaurant. Give it a try.

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Berne, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I arrived at the Albany airport, coming home from a long week away. While I waited for my husband to pick me up, I loaded the Open Table app to see if we could do the impossible -- find a reservation on a Saturday night in Albany. I was pleased to see that MezzaNotte had an opening at a convenient... More 

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Albany, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We went to celebrate our anniversary as a couple. We felt as though we had amazing service. Friendly server and very professional. I ordered a forgettable chic dish served with a side or greens. The greens were exc quality and very yummy. My poor husband had steak tips with risotto. Risotto was amazing however he was served 4 tiny steak... More 

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slingerlands,ny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

A lovely late summer evening in the Capital District ...... My husband and I decided to dine at MezzaNotte because they have a lovely outdoor patio..... We arrived and were seated outside. the wait staff was most attentive and our server seemed to love giving advice and suggestions. We ordered drinks ....I had a sea breeze with grey goose served... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This Ristorante is a favorite of ours. We had reservations (you should on a weekend). It is not a large dinning venue, but decor is warm and inviting. Nice bar area with a varied wine selection (sorry no draft beer). Dine in the main room, at the bar, or in a small outdoor area. The menu is not large, but... More 

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Albany, New York
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

VERY SLOW service even when not busy. Food very average and not at all worth the price. Wait staff disappears so it is very hard to get things you may need after your meal arrives. Staff does not seem to value customers. There are other choices in the area so I would recommend skipping this one.

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Niskayuna, New York
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We usually stick close to home but decided to give it a try. We tried the restaurant a few years back and never returned. We were very pleased that we did. The waiter was great and had suggestions for us that were perfect. The portions were not too large, just enough. The short rib was amazing and the clam sauce... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My wife, my daughter and I went to Mezzanotte a few days ago to celebrate a family event. Service was friendly and quick, the menu imaginative and the wine list broad and reasonably priced. Although there is no children's menu, they graciously put together a delightful girl-sized plate of spaghetti bolognese for my daughter. My only complaint is that the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$34
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2026 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-5096
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-689-4433
Description
Call it classic Italian with a modern twist, or Modern cuisine with Italian influences. Either way, we serve only fresh, top quality food, prepared from scratch. Our menu changes with the seasons, allowing us to make the most of any local and garden fresh ingredients.

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