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Al Dente Italiana - Moorestown
Al Dente Italiana - Moorestown

Al Dente Italiana - Moorestown Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://aldenteitaliana.com
  • Phone: (856) 437-6593
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: For special occasions of all types, think of Al Dente. For a more intimate gathering of friends and family, our semi-private dining area is the perfect setting. For bigger parties, our main dining room can accommodate up to 152 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Sandy Landis (866) 945-2505
  • Entertainment: At al Dente Italiana, the entertainment comes from having an expedition view of the kitchen while experiencing a cozy atmosphere and homestyle Italian dishes.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is ample parking in the mall's public lot.
A word from Al Dente Italiana - Moorestown
Welcome to Al Dente Italiana, specializing in authentic Italian cuisine served in an elegant style setting. We take pride in offering our guests a casual dining experience for exceptional value. Join us for homemade, high quality, full course meals made from scratch with fresh and local ingredients.

Every one of our exquisite, mouthwatering entrees featured on our menu include our signature crusty bread and soup or fresh salad, topped off with a small sampling to cleanse the palate of homemade sorbetto. In addition we offer al Dente All You Can Eat signature house salad with soup and Tuscan bread. For our young guests we offer a delectable children's menu.


Al Dente Italiana, we invite you to experience our warm embracing hospitality and outstanding personalized service while experiencing authentic Italian cuisine, "the way it was meant to be."
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Diner Reviews
  • "Once again, another fabulous meal. My girlfriend had the seafood lasagna special and raved about it! The sausage and bean soup is out of this world. Overall, Al Dente knocks it out of the park once again. I rarely give 5 stars but well deserved."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The service very polite and responsive, while the food was delicious. We were not rushed and enjoyed taking our time to eat, drink and talk."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Somewhere between fast food Passierello's and Vetri's Osteria is Al Dente, a friendly sit down with a wide variety of dishes from pizza to pasta to main dishes. Add byob and touches like warm bread and an intermezzo of lemon gelato, you can't beat it. They have the best kids menu anywhere. And various promotions on given nights. The place is a fit from casual lunch to formal dinners. And the service is usually excellent."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Very Good, glad we finally went there. Will definitely go back. Enjoyed everything. Italian cozy restaurant in an updated atmosphere."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We had a wonderful dining experience. Food was absolutely delicious and it was apparent that it was made fresh to order. Save room for dessert because they have home made gelato and it is very good."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Al Dente delivers good food and great service virtually every time we go there. The intermezzo is a nice plus."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Really good Italian food with inexpensive prices. I love that it is BYOB. The food was very fresh and they have a good variety of homemade pastas. It is definitely a place I will visit often as the service was excellent also."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Love the scratch kitchen....can get what you want any way you want it...since it is a BYOB, you can bring your favorite bottle of wine"
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "If you want an excellent lunch after shopping, the food is awesome, the owner / manager has always treated us as special. The deserts are excellent, especially their sorbet."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "I needed to take a client our for lunch and found this restaurant using the Open Table ap. For a strip mall Italian restaurant, I really didn't know what to expect. Other reviews were largely positive, so we gave it a try and were pleasantly surprised. The lunch menu offered a nice sample of starters, entree salads, sandwiches, pastas and other dishes, and all were reasonably-priced. Our server couldn't have been any more pleasant or attentive without being at all intrusive. We ordered the toasted gnocchi appetizer to share among the four of us; it was delicious. Each of us had something different to eat, and everyone enjoyed their selections very much."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Service and ambiance was good, food served quickly, the place seemed clean. We did notice some fruitfly type of bugs, but nothing extreme. At our dinner, the pork chop was overcooked for medium-well done, steak was undercooked for medium - otherwise, everything was tasty."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Al Dente is a hidden gem in Moorestown. Best Brunch in South Jersey!! Love the BYOB!!!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Wonderful food! This restaurant is a gem in the area."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "This was my 2nd time, and my friends' 1st time. They loved it and will be back, as will I. The food is fresh, fresh, fresh and flavorful, cooked to order so some sauces/pasta, etc can be swapped out for your preference. Our server Kenny (Kevin?, forgive me) was friendly and attentive without being bothersome. They make their own Gelato so save room for dessert (Good Tiramisu, too). Wish I lived closer."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Everyone in our party was happy with their orders. Portions were generous. Prices are realistic and BYOB is a plus. Our server Neal was super friendly and attentive, which made our dining experience even more enjoyable."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Al dente is by far the best restaurant in moorestown! Excellent food, all made in a scratch kitchen (in house). Freshly made pasta really does make a difference! It's also a byob, so it's a great place to go for reasonable priced meals as well."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "As an owner of my own Italian restaurant, I am a tough critic. But I gave been to Al Dente twice and both times had wonderful meals and service. Excellent service! Very hard to come by-especially twice! And everyone-both times, including myself, loved the pasta choices."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "My family recently went to Al Dente for dinner. The food was cooked very well and temperature was perfect. The service was fast and efficient. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "The food & atmosphere will NEVER disappoint! Especially with their homemade cannoli gelato!!!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Everything was fresh made, no complaints, atmosphere a bit like an upgraded 70's Dennys. Great Gelato and sorbet"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "I would have given a better overall rating, but the food was hit or miss at our table. Some of us had excellent quality and portions, while others not so much. We'll return, but some of us would choose different items off the menu. The service was excellent."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "We were incredibly surprised by the excellent food & service at Al Dente!!! Everything was perfect, from the entrees (we had the filet & scallop entrees) to the great service by Vinny, our waiter. Bonus!! It's a BYOB!!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "A great place for an always good meal and conversation. Never a let down!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Our server took our drink orders promptly. She brought the drinks right away BUT water should be served with ice, iced tea should have the sugar bowl accompany the beverage. It took 10 minutes to have her bring the sugar/splenda. Our appetizer came right out, no bread/olive oil served. Our salads came out, still no bread or olive oil served. We asked for bread we got bread by the time we finished our salads. Our entrees came out. Not what we ordered. Since they took back the one entree to remake, we asked for more bread (wow, that second loaf came quickly). Meals were the highlight of the evening! However, the service was terrible and this is the second time we ate here where the service sucked but the food good."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Our server Vinnie - extraordinary! You cannot find better anywhere! The Chef - Ibrahim - watches over every plate with emotion! Thank you once again for a memorable dining experience....... Rob and Beth Levin"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My husband and I eat there frequently because we love everything about it. The food is great and the service is excellent. It has the feel of a cozy setting"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I had dinner here with a bunch of friends about a month ago. Food was good, but small portions (salmon and rosoto - no veggie with it). Came back here with a date - both of us were highly disappointed. Food was cold, my date's veal was tough. The soup was the highlight of the meal for me - bean. Very good. Just a very small portion. Bread was kinda stale too. Waiter - eh."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Have been to Al Dente several times now and find it inconsistent in quality. The appetizer,(baked gnocchi) was flavorful and worthwhile. The main courses were bland and not flavorful at all. The dishes were not up to par with a good Italian restaurant. Her veal had melted cheese over it, but the cheese had no flavor which is tough for mozzerella that is quality. Unfortunately central/south Jersey doesn't have many really good Italian restaurants despite many in the north. Pasta is homemade and fresh. Meats are quality. So the ingredients are generally good or fresh. It is the sauces that lack the seasoning, herbs and flavor one associates with Italian food. Service was very slow despite fewer customers than normal (Monday). OK and"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Food was excellent. Portions was good. I thought the service was good, but my wife commented on how she felt the waitress sounded as if she belonged in an diner. And prices are good, affordable enough to become a go to spot."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This place is a favorite of mine, and I brought someone who had never been before with me this evening. She loved it! The food was fresh, our server attentive without being intrusive, and our hostess welcoming and funny. I really like the flexibility - potatoes instead of pasta with a meal was no problem. An enjoyable dining experience."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We have been to Al Dente several times and the food is great as is the staff and service."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I was all set to really love this restaurant. The hosts and waiters was very good. The food was disappointing. Overall the food was bland - even the gelato. The bread was wonderful. The house salad was okay but the balsamic dressing was tasty. The chicken marsala (there was no veal available) was also very bland. I added salt (which I usually never do in a restaurant) as well as cheese (again not standard for me). The pistachio was not green and I even wondered if I got served the wrong gelato but again the taste was so bland I couldn't be sure what it was."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "7th or 8th visit Bring friends who come back with other friends Generous servings with inviting presentation"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This is a monthly stop for me. Every experience has been great!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Food is always top notch and the service is spot on. Great find."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Have always enjoyed our experience at Al Dente Italiana and if ever we had a small problem it was resolved immediately by management. On many occasions we have brought friends here at our recommendation and they have expressed their satisfaction as well. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We have gone here a handful of times since this place opened, and each time has been a pleasant experience. The waitstaff is always friendly and the food is consistently good. This latest meal we had here I ordered the Papardelle Romana (sp?) which was wonderful and so fresh. The portion was large enough that I packed up the leftovers for lunch the day, so I would say it is a good value for the price. The only thing I didn't enjoy this time, was that I ordered the Maryland Crab soup as my starter choice, and it was just not that great. Not to my taste. Though I could have said something to our waitress and I'm sure she would have brought me something else, I never did. The bread here is also worth noting - it's awesome!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We've been to Al Dente several times. We have never experience anything other than a great meal, service and atmosphere."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "First visit when first opened wasn't impressed but gave it another chance. Too many items offered had same "cream sauce". Sauce tasteless and loose like straight cream. My special, soft shell crabs over capellini with Jumbo lump crab meat, spinach and cream sauce didn't have discernable lumps of crab and sauce was bland & loose. Soft shells were small and over cook. The veal was tough and chewy, not tender milk fed as menu described, lasagna was dry and over cooked. Salads that accompanied meals were very large and very good, especially the Cesar. Service was erratic but our waiter had a few large parties. Too many outstanding restaurants to waste money on this one."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Try the lobster ravioli dish- it was terrific. No alcohol served- so remember to bring your wine . Excellent service. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014