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Parivar Cafe

1275 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5231
+1 518-512-5118
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“chaat” (4 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1275 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5231
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We ordered take out from this place 2 times during our trip to Albany area. The food was fantastic and the prices were very reasonable. Highly recommend.

Thank AlpahrettaTraveller
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Small cafe which is part of a grocery store. Food is excellent. Authentic indian vegetarian. Chaat items are particularly recommended, nice spicy and tangy. It's not at all an upscale place. It's meant to get great food which you won't find anywhere else in Albany...More

Thank yatri23
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Friendly cafe that is connected to an Indian grocery store, so it provided a nice cultural experience. The food was a bit too spicy for my tastes (Spring Dosa), but I was glad to give this a try.

Thank GregIndiana
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Even if you don't already know what South Asian dishes you enjoy, this is a great place to eat. You can shop for spices, bulk goods and South Asian groceries while your food is prepared, and you can watch some Bollywood, if you want, while...More

Thank Y2807RUlaurab
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Good homely food on the way to upstate New York.. Thali was worth the buck and filling. Chai was average... Casual ambience.. Friendly owner..

Thank jayanti_dj
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I have eaten here several times and have enjoyed the flavorful and spicy (did I say spicy?) Dosas, Vadas, and Fried Green peppers. The food is spicy enough that you have a full flop sweat on the top of your head as you are eating......More

Thank AK L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The place is decent in ambiance but the food is delicious. I ordered chole bhatire, Sambhar Dosa, Puri Korma, pav bhajji, mini thali proced at $5.99 has dal, dahi, sabzi and a choice of rice or 2 rotis. Try anything except the chat (bhel puri,...More

Thank Praval_zulfie
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Food is just okay , but working staffs are really good in behavior. Range of Indian snacks are good but very costly. Some snacks like bread pakoda and samosa they should drain out oil carefully or else it taste like we are eating oil. Dosa...More

Thank tushky63
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I bought food (samosas) for to go from Parivar restaurant last week at 6pm and reached home at 6.20pm and opened the packet to have it. Believe me! Food was stinking so badly as if they were prepared a week before or so. I went...More

2  Thank Happy L
Reviewed 24 February 2016

At the back of a supermarket, you'll find plastic tables, plastic plates, plastic cutlery and plastic cups but a kitchen producing excellent Indian vegetarian food. Great value for money and quick service, you'll come out happy, with a full stomach and with a spring in...More

1  Thank warrenma
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-5231
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-512-5118
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