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Villa Italia

226 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12305-2504
+1 518-355-1144
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (43 reviews)
“cakes” (44 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe
££ - £££
226 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12305-2504
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Popped in for coffee with friends one evening. What a delight! The cakes and pastries were delectable and almost impossible to choose one over another! Spent far too long here over coffee and cake(s)! I will return one day!

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am not usually a fan of Mallozzi Group establishments, however, Villa Italia is most definitely an exception. The gelato is great. I would veer toward straciatella (think Italy's version of chocolate chip ice cream). The pastries are also great and would recommend any one...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a beautiful Italian bakery with great customer service and delicious cakes. Their cream puffs are just okay and cappiellos down the street blows their cannolis away but their cakes are really good!

Thank MissFarmerGal
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Villa Italia is the best pastries place in the capital district. It is addicting, you eat one thing and want to eat it all.

Thank nilsen62
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We always get their pastries for party or get togethers. Their rum cake is the best I ever had! Been a royal customer ever since their were on Hamburg Street.

Thank AnnMarie W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a dessert-and-coffee oasis, with an emphasis on desserts. All different types of Italian pastries. Their chocolate mousse mice are a highlight -- chocolate mousse in a hard chocolate shell on an almond cookies in the shape of a mouse, with almonds for ears....More

Thank RealityChuck
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Their cannoli's are never disappointing. The shell is always crunchy and the filling has just the correct flavors. I get 2 a lot because one is just not enough! Also consistently delicious is the gelato. Just take one step inside this cute shop and the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 September 2016

bought my wedding cake there in 2011 they did a fantastic job on it and it taste great.get all my cakes there and havent been disappointed once

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Had several,of their desserts but feel they are over priced. Also felt the portions were on the small side.

Thank Gloria D
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Villa Italia has been known for their Italian cookies for many years but deserve another great review because a onetime visit ais not enough. Every time you go to Villa Italia you try something new because they have a large variety of authentic Italian cookies,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12305-2504
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-355-1144
  • E-mail
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