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It was just right. Right atmosphere and food. Salad, pasta and wine. The beet salad was amazing, as was the salad and sauce. A great night.
This restuarant is a gem in Albany. It seems like it has been there forever. A classic. They perfect place to go.
Always a great experience! Staff are very attentive and the ravioli specials are creative and delicious.
My dear friend and I choice this restaurant for a reunion after 3 years. The neighborhood is a little rough but the restaurant was wonderful. The food, service and atmosphere was way above average. I will return to this place the next time I’m in Albany and I would recommend to anyone visiting the area. One word lovely!
It was fabulous. We had a 60th birthday party and the food was delicious, service amazing. Would definitely come back....
Absolutely wonderful all around
OUR SERVICE WAS IMPECCABLE. JEN TOOK VERY GOOD CARE OF US. MY BEANS AND GREENS WAS AMAZING AS WAS MY HUSBAND'S BEET SALAD. ENTREES WERE ALSO DELICIOUS. CAN'T WAIT TO GO BACK!
Literally the best meal I have had in my entire life. Warm cozy atmosphere with our waitress knowing many customers but treating ones she didn't know (like my wife and i) like we were family. I told a friend who lives 10 hours away it would be worth the drive.
Wait staff and drinks very well made. Food good as usual
Always a delicious meal and great atmosphere at Cafe Capriccio!
We had been to Café Capriccio many times before, but this last visit was wonderful. My wife and I had a booth and the other clientele was very quiet on the night we visited. Our waitress was excellent and made suggestions regarding our entrees which were spot on!
We began with martinis which were more than ample. A generous portion of bread arrived promptly at our table and olive oil is provided on each table. For apps we had the wild shrimp and my wife had the beet salad. Both were served with some baby greens and a delectable oil and vinegar dressing which just barely coated the greens. Our server suggested the Calamari Neri and also the Pescatora with shrimp and calamari. She advised modifying the Pescatora by having garlic, oil and lemon instead of the tomato sauce. Both dishes were fabulous! We were too full for dessert, but we were served a scoop of vanilla gelato with chocolate syrup along with a candle for our anniversary...nice touch.
We will definitely return to Café Capriccio asap and will recommend it to others.
It’s not in a great area but it’s worth the effort. The food was amazing. Nice surprise.
I have been eating here since 1988. We left Albany 7 years ago. We took our hosts out here for dinner. As always, it did not fail us. Good food, good wine (reasonably priced), nice decor if somewhat dark, just like Jim Rua's always was.
Just a really enjoyable dining experience. The Staff is pleasant, attentive and the food is great. An Albany hidden gem.
Excellent place. We generally come here for big occasions. It never fails. Strongly recommend it. Staff is friendly and attentive. Food is deliciois.
Jim Rua is still the master and anyone from the Capitol region who has not gone there is making a big mistake--go and be the much better for it..
The food was AMAZING. They make fresh pasta and sauce EVERY day. I will definitley be returning.
we had a lovely evening. drinks were great followed by delicious food. the staff was very helpful and gave us attention but allowed for a private conversation. continues to be a wonderful restaurant!
The experience was at best average. Wine by the glass had very limited options, cocktails unispired and overpriced. I found the service satisfactory except for the beer overflowing from the glass which made an expansive stain when the server placed it after joking about the over pouring foam.
Complimentary bread was a huge disappointment. Absolutely no flavor. While I usually devour bread and ask for seconds we pushed it away after trying a small piece each. Eggplant with four cheese appetizer was delicious and the best part of the meal. Risotto had good flavor but was undercooked and as a result was chewy and got stuck in our teeth. Unfortunately the veal and peppers pasta dish suffered from the same problem. Really great sauce, beautifully cooked veal, but very underdone pasta.
Dessert was yummy, but overall an unsatisfactory experience with too high a price tag for the product served.
Great spot for a good dinner with good conversation.
Service was excellent but the food menu is now very, very limited from previous visits. I used to rave about the place but this time was just ok.
Enjoyed a lovely evening with my family on Fathers' Day. Food and atmosphere very enjoyable. A few more vegetarian options on the menu than I remember, including a delicious vegetarian antipasto.
Caught a late dinner at CC on Saturday evening June 15. Food and service was excellent. Everything was fresh, great tomatoes and yellow beets on our salads. The restaurant is downtown a little off the main streets, it's on a corner in what is mostly a residential area. Uber found the restaurant no problem! We will definitely go back when next in Albany.
Thank you Cafe Capriccio for a wonderful experience! We celebrated my daughter’s graduation with another family and everything was perfect! The food was outstanding and the service was beyond impeccable. Our water and wine glasses were always full and the food recommendations were spot on. We highly recommend Café Capriccio!!
Good food, good service
The dinner at Cafe Capriccio is always great. The service and quality of food is really good.
Italian home-cooking, very cozy atmosphere, great service, delicious flourless chocolate truffle dessert, lovely capoccino
This place was fabulous, we went here for a birthday & they surprised the birthday boy with sorbet, all the food was amazing!!! Left overs great too, thank you for making this birthday special
The food and service was outstanding!!! However, the atmosphere was very dark.
More lights would be ideal.
Food excellent. Service from Jennifer outstanding!
Delish meal to celebrate my husbands birthday. Wait staff was excellent and food and drinks were amazing.
Cafe Capricco is like a beautiful little getaway.. the food and service is always outstanding ❤️❤️👏👏
We made a last-minute reservation for 5 PM on a Sunday. By six it was full, but the first hour it was very quiet. In fact they turned down the music at our request. The food was delicious, the server friendly, engaging, and knowledgeable. Most important of all for us, they were able to accommodate One of our parties very strict eating guidelines (chemical sensitivities). In mid-May their garden is not yet producing organic vegetables, and unfortunately they had run out of asparagus (which tends to be ok even if not organic), but they were able to do a plate of simple wild-caught fish with no warning ahead of time. The kitchen *did* out non-organic veggies in the plate the place of the requested asparagus, but the server took it right back (and said she had been specific with the kitchen) and removed the problem vegetables. Later in the summer I’m sure there would have been a salad or cooked veggies from their garden.
The server brought out the anniversary cake we’d brought, with a candle, and offered to cut it. My parents were delighted. We will be returning!
Duck dish left out the Duck. Pasta was not served as ordered. Very disappointing
We had a large party and the staff was amazing. From the appetizers, to entrees and desserts, everything was delicious. I highly recommended it!!
The special on Saturday night was a ravioli that was pushed by a male waiter who came to take our order despite the face that we had a nice gal as a wait person ...Ravioli was lack luster and beyond al dente.
The wait staff was super friendly and attentive. The ambiance was warm, cozy and inviting. The food was quite good. This was our first visit but we will be back!
We always have a lovely time and delicious dinner at Cafe Capriccio! This past Friday evening was no different! Jim stopped by our table to say hello 👋 which is always special and our 18 month old gift certificate was honored, no questions! A lovely evening! Thank you 🙏! John and Nancy LaRocca
Relaxed atmosphere, good service, variety of food choices and portion size. Good pace between courses. Not rushed. Delicious Italian. So worth the journey downtown.