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289 New Scotland Avenue Albany, NY 12208 |
dining tables near a fireplace Enjoy dining by the fire inside Restaurant Navona.
small tables in a restaurant The restaurant's cozy atmosphere makes for a memorable dining experience.
small tables in a restaurant Restaurant Navona combines thoughtfully prepared food with a neighborhood feel.
bar area in a restaurant Discover an amazing selection of drinks at the bar.
outdoor patio at restaurant When the weather is nice, dine outdoors on their patio.
wood fired oven flames Many dishes on the menu involve their wood-fired oven.
wood fired pizza with cheese and sauce Delicious wood-fired pizza awaits you at Restaurant Navona.
collage of salad photos Restaurant Navona focuses on making dishes with the freshest ingredients.
eggs on veggies You can't beat eggs and hash for breakfast.
plate with small apps on it Each dish is unique and full of flavor!
lemon tart on a white plate Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of their wonderful desserts.
beer glass next to a round object The huge beer selection at Restaurant Navona is always changing.


Restaurant Navona in Albany provides high quality cuisine in a relaxed and welcoming environment. This neighborhood restaurant specializes in wood-fired pizza and a combination of Mediterranean and Modern Italian dishes.

Located on New Scotland Avenue in Albany, NY, Restaurant Navona opened its doors in early 2016. Their philosophy is simple: to provide honest and delicious dishes in an inviting atmosphere.

Welcome to Restaurant Navona

Chef and co-owner of Restaurant Navona Mike Niccoli specializes in Mediterranean and Modern Italian cuisine, with an emphasis on freshness and wood-fired fare. At Navona, many of the menu items involve their wood-fired oven, which helps boost the flavor and retain nutrients.

In addition to their wood-fired pizza, the restaurant offers a wide variety of small plates, pasta dishes, entrees, and more. Navona's draught beer selection is always changing, but the bar always includes 16 options, many from local craft breweries.

A True Neighborhood Restaurant

To support farmers in the community and provide the freshest food possible, Restaurant Navona uses locally-sourced ingredients for their menu. Everything from the pizza dough to the pasta is lovingly made in-house.

Featuring comfortable table seating, a bar area, fireside dining, and an outdoor patio, this restaurant is perfect for a relaxed dining experience, a happy hour, or a small/large event. They are open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday Brunch.

Ready for fresh food? Check out the menus on their website today!

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My favorite wood fired pizza in Albany - and they have great gluten free options as well. Perfect place to sit and enjoy a martini - on a cold evening by the fireplace or spring day on the terrace.

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