If you're traveled, this will not be the best Italian you've ever had, but it will be the best you've had in the Albany area. The wine list is expansive and fairly comprehensive, the food is very good, the service can be a bit slow at times but it consummately professional, the ambiance is one of the best around of any restaurant. In a larger city, this may only be a four-star, but in Albany it's a gem and a blessing. Highly recommended to anyone not on a terribly tight budget.
Pros: Ambiance, food, service, wine
Cons: Can be a tad slow, but nothing good conversation can't take care of.