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Cornells in Little Italy Big Winner 2017 Bestie Awards 

A Schenectady treasure, Cornells in Little Italy was voted WINNER or FINALIST in 10 categories of Capital Region Living Magazine’s 
Food & Drink Bestie Awards for 2017 The awards were announced in the April issue.
Each year residents throughout the Capital Region have the opportunity to voice their support of favorite regional restaurants in numerous categories. 

Customers voted Cornells: 
Winner - Best Kept Secret Restaurant, Romantic Dining, Best Wait Staff, and Best Restaurant in Schenectady. 
Finalist - Regional Italian, Calamari, Meatballs, Pasta Sauce, Decadent Dessert, Schenectady County Restaurant. 

Schenectady is in the news. Cultural venues are flourishing, the Casino rolling, residential and commercial building booming, more and more restaurants opening. Receiving these awards is good news for this 75 year- old restaurant which has consistently served great food to generations of customers. It's also good news for visitors coming to the city looking for a good meal before or after attending an event. Cornells in Little Italy is literally minutes from all the excitement: the Casino, Union College, Proctors and all other downtown attractions.

Join us for holidays and celebrations! Please note adjusted hours: 
Mother's Day
May 14, 2017
Last seating at 7:00 pm
Union College Graduation
Sunday, 1:00-7:00 pm
Last seating at 7:00 pm
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