Cornells in Little Italy

Cornells in Little Italy

Nestled in Schenectady’s Little Italy, Cornells has been around for nearly a century. Featuring handcrafted dishes and cocktails all among an old-world ambiance. Cornells strives to serve up authentic Italian cuisine made through generations of passion and tradition. Around since 1943, Cornells has become a favorite of Schenectady locals and visitors alike. They strive to serve dishes with the finest of ingredients with warm hospitality that makes you feel welcome and comfortable every time you visit.

The Menu at Cornells

Enjoy traditional Italian appetizers like Cold Antipasto with cured meats, fresh provolone, mozzarella, olives, and more, or Clams Casino with smoked bacon, capicola, onion, sweet bell peppers, and breadcrumb stuffing. Or try something more modern like Crispy Brussel Sprouts served with pecans, romano cheese, and roasted garlic aioli, or Utica Greens served with escarole braised with hot and sweet cherry peppers, capicola, and bread crumbs. For dinner try one of their many pasta dishes, from their House Made Cavatelli tossed in their classic sauce with meatballs or Italian sausage, or try their Risotto della Sera, a risotto curated specially for each night. For dinner try their fish of the day or a 16 oz. Grilles Ribeye served with roast shallot demi glaze. All of their entrees are served with a choice of pasta. View their full menu here.

Take Amtrak to Cornells in Little Italy

Visit Cornells via Amtrak to Schenectady Station. The restaurant is a quick 6-minute walk from the station.