Schenectady is home to a lot of things; Proctors Theatre, Rivers Casino, and General Electric, to name a few.  But ask most people in the Capital Region what comes to mind when you think of the Electric City, and it's probably the food.

Schenectady is home to some of the best Italian food (and Italian pastries) in the area, and one of its oldest restaurants could be in store for some changes after it was learned that owners of a popular and longtime mom-and-pop Italian restaurant have decided to sell.

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Canali’s Restaurant serves delicious Italian food with generous portions, at a very good price.  A few of the many reasons this Italian institution has been around for 76 years, making it one of the oldest in the Electric City.

Today, we learned that Canali's is for sale and its current owners are asking for just over 2.2 million dollars for the 5,000-square-foot restaurant on Mariahville Road in Schenectady.

Canali’s opened in 1947, and the original brick building is still very much intact, but over the years, they've added to it.

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Canali's in Schenectady is For Sale

Thriving Restaurant for Over 75 Years

Here's how the property is described by :

An exceptional culinary opportunity awaits at this restaurant/catering location. Boasting 2 fully equipped kitchens, an inviting dining area, a banquet room, and a well-established clientele, it's primed for success. The property includes ample parking and potential for expansion. This is a unique chance to own a thriving restaurant in a sought-after location.

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Canali's in Schenectady is For Sale, Asking Price is $2.2 Million

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The Capital Region's 10 Best Italian Restaurants [RANKED]

When it comes to food, the Capital Region is best known for its long list of great Italian restaurants. From chicken parm to veal to amazing seafood dishes and everything in between, here are the best of the best in the greater Albany area according to GNA listeners.

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See Schenectady's Best Breakfast Restaurants [RANKED]

Schenectady is pretty much the foodie destination of the Capital Region with plenty of great Italian restaurants, bakeries, greasy spoons, and so much more. Of course, that foodie recognition also means there are some amazing spots to get breakfast. So whether you are looking for a perfectly crafted omelet, a decadent french toast dish, or the fluffiest short-stack of pancakes drenched in melted butter and maple syrup, here are the top five breakfast restaurants in the Electric City according to Trip Advisor.

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