Cugini Restaurant

Italian, Pizza
$ $
1556 Solano Ave (btwn Ordway & Peralta)
Albany, CA 94707
(510) 558-9000
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm



  • Cugini is Italian for cousins - and this delightful restaurant was founded by cousins. The calzone is baked in a wood-fired oven and is always wonderful.
  • Table for two
  • Cannelloni, but the bill adds up quickly.
  • Complimentary and never-ending supply of warm, delicious bread and pretty great olive oil to dip it in.
  • The bloody mary is tasty
  • Awesome eggplant calzone
  • Albany Patch Readers' Choice 2012 winner: Best Italian food
  • Calzone from wood fired oven
  • Great Calzone and friendly staff and owners. It's a favorite of ours
  • When it's cold and rainy outside it's warn and friendly inside - the wood oven gives ambience and great food Join us!
  • We love love love this neighborhood place ... and the Cadillac Margarita (I wrote about a year ago) actually has alcohol in it. That's one of the reasons we walked there the other night
  • A longtime favorite of mine, I am recently a convert to their lunch menu - the best salads and sandwiches I've come across in a long time, plus FAB FRIES! Way better than Barney's across the street -
  • The staff is the nicest. Try spaghetti and meatballs. And anything from brick oven rocks. Try Giuseppe's signature cocktails, too
  • Calzone is great
  • Carol says the margaritas are the best!
  • Carol LOVES the Cadillac Margarita
  • Great pizza
  • Great pizzA
  • Rigatoni with mushroom and sausage is good.
  • This place should be rated $$$. Unless you think $25 for lasagne is $$.

Nearby places

752 San Pablo Ave (at Washington Ave.)
1819 Solano Ave