We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tesoros Cafe

1712 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6222
+1 518-631-5834
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“crepes” (13 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
££ - £££
1712 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6222
Write a Review
Reviews (41)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Warm, inviting, unique dining space on upper Union Street, Schenectady. It is not as easy to find as locations with large neon signs welcoming you. It is definitely worth seeking it out. Decor is warm with around a dozen tables well spaced. Large tan ceramic...More

2  Thank jjkuzma1
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Called in to place an order on a Sunday afternoon. Half the items on their menu they didn't have---"menu has changed". Then told to hurry up and order "we're busy". OK, whatever, settled on a items and told 20 minutes. Arrived 20 minutes later to...More

1  Thank RicarcoS
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Tesoros offers an eat in or take out menu reflecting South American and Spanish influences. They have yummy savory salads, soups, expresso drinks, wraps, panini, and crepes. They have an intimate environment, great for lunch with friends.

1  Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The waitress was friendly and courteous. The food was "d-lish" and there was plenty of it! Easy to find parking in the Upper Union St area, both on and off the road. I was very impressed - Thank you!

1  Thank cone0000
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We visit here every time we are in Schenectady. Today we were in time for the delicious buffet. In addition to the usual eggs and bacon there was wonderful rice, beans and pulled pork! After having our savory appetite satisfied we ordered our custom crepe....More

1  Thank mazy
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I love the atmosphere, the food in general and the very personal attention from Gloria, the cafe owner. Last visit I had an amazing crepe: spinach, goat cheese and guava paste, from heaven!!

Thank ingrid20152015
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Exceptional atmosphere, great food and wonderful hosts. Teseros is one of those cafes you visit in other places and wish you had in your own hometown. We're thrilled to have this Latino/South American inspired cafe and menu so close by. (FYI, this is where Union...More

1  Thank Alex B
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I often have brunch in Tesoro's. The food is cuban/spanish and it is one of the few restaurants in schenectady that offers a different option.

1  Thank malemaschio
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I really, really want to love this place--because the woman in charge and her son are the sweetest people ever... but the food was just not up to par. The place itself is very warm and cozy--feels like you are in someone's home. The staff...More

1  Thank MPHGirl23
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Upper Union Street is up and coming - what a beautiful spot on Union Street at Tesoros Cafe in a quiet unique European atmosphere! Sophisticated yet affordable. Yum and fresh on the Grilled Chicken Avocado over fresh deep greens and a mustard vinagrette. It was...More

1  Thank BonArtDesigns
Nearby Restaurants
LT's Grill
85 reviews
.99 miles away
Gershon's Deli & Caterers
113 reviews
.20 miles away
Home Style Pizza & Submarine
83 reviews
.04 miles away
Union Cafe
81 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Proctor's Theater
471 reviews
2.08 miles away
Central Park Rose Garden
119 reviews
.55 miles away
Rollarama Skating Center
9 reviews
2.64 miles away
Schenectady County Public Library
35 reviews
1.95 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tesoros Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-631-5834