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a PASSION FOR AUTHENTIC ITALIAN FOOD

TUESDAY-SUNDAY BY RESERVATIONS ONLY! 

RESERVATIONS CAN ONLY BE MADE ON OUR WEBSITE HERE.

DUE TO LIMITED STAFF WE DO NOT TAKE PHONE CALLS. YOU MAY CONTACT US VIA TEXT 518-475-777

WE DO OWN A SISTER RESTAURANT AT NEXT DOOR CALLED 288 LARK WINE&TAP AND OUR GUEST WELCOME TO STOP IN FOR A DRINK BEFORE OR AFTER OF YOUR VILLA di COMO RESERVATION ON THE WEEKENDS! More Info www.288LARK.COM

286 LARK ST ALBANY, NEW YORK

 

We are currently serving dine-in Tuesday - Sunday by reservations. All General Dining Room reservations can only be made on our website here. We do not offer take out or delivery. You can reach us by text 518-475-7777 and due to limited staff we do not take phone calls. Response time might be longer during service hours after 5 pm. 

Owner and Executive Chef, Ali Celik, opened 288 Lark Wine & Tap in 2019. He then opened Villa Di Como Ristorante & Farm Distillery at next door 286 Lark St in 2020. Chef Ali purchased 286 & 288 Lark Street in 2016, after both properties sat vacant over five years by taking extensive measures to historically preserve and renovate the properties. The planning and construction phase took over 3 years. Chef Ali is from Lake Como, Italy cooks unique authentic Italian food, makes super premium Limoncello & Orangecello Liquor, gourmet jarred Italian sauces for you to take home. Our restaurants feature a big wine list to be enjoyed with Chef Ali's delicious al dente pasta in the ambiance of an Italian villa.

 

At Villa di Como, we provide a professional, yet homey style of hospitality that makes our guest feel welcome, warm, and happy in our Villa di Como. We do have a very intimate 7 tables general dining room and a private dining room. We are the perfect restaurant to celebrate your special dates with your loved ones!

Chef Ali imports his ingredients directly from Italy. In addition to our authentic Italian food and gourmet personal size pizzas and Limoncello and Orangecello in 750ml bottles, we have 3 Gourmet Sauces to offer such as Hot Italian Oil, Marinara and Hot Italian Tomato Sauce in glass jars for you to enjoy at home. You can also order online on this website or at our restaurant. We have many special wine from Italy. We hand craft Italian cocktails with our Limoncello and Orangecello liquor made in house. We make our dough with double "00" soft wheat flour from Amalfi Coast, We make delicious Northern Italian Tiramisu and Cheese Cake and import Cannoli from Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

We are very grateful to have friendly, kind staff to provide an amazing experience to many guests who dined with us from all over the world and many amazing regulars!

Come on in and enjoy! Make Villa Di Como Ristorante one of your favorite restaurants.

Ciao!


-Ali Celik

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Open Tuesday - Sunday 
Closed Monday
If you need to get in touch with us. Please text us 518-475-7777.
RESPONSE TIME MIGHT BE LONGER AFTER 5 PM TEXTS DURING DINNER SERVICE. 

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