Alberto's on Fifth
Alberto's on Fifth

Alberto's on Fifth

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.albertosonfifth.com/
  • Phone: 2394301060
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch : Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Alberto Varetto
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Full Bar, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Tamiami Trail
  • Public Transit: Naples Trolly Tours Stop, less than a block
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free public garage building in the back of the restaurant.
A word from Alberto's on Fifth
WELCOME TO ALBERTOS RESTAURANT Chef Alberto Varetto creates the finest in contemporary Northern Italian cuisine.His culinary interpretations emphasize seasonal ingredients, while creatively respecting the great traditions of Italian gastronomy, The glory of Italian cooking is fresh ingredients, served at their peak and handled in a way that flatters, rather than masks, their personalities.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Alberto's on Fifth reviews from OpenTable diners
74 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (41)special occasion (40)neighborhood gem (36)romantic (25)notable wine list (19)great for outdoor dining (18)good for groups (17)hot spot (6)late-night find (5)kid-friendly (5)vibrant bar scene (3)scenic view (2)great for lunch (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • no surprises
    jbarmaVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    As usual, the food, service and ambiance was terrific. We have never been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    Italianchef
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Food and service was excellent. Disappointed that chef/ owner walked by and didn't stop and acknowledge us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Excellent
    OhgeorgeVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We were away for several weeks and Alberto's was the first restaurant we visited upon our return. We needed a fine-Northern-Italian-food "fix," and we got it there. Top ingredients, freshest meats and fish prepared with care by an award winning chef along with an inviting wine list is all we needed for our return-to-Naples comfort food. Want great pasta dishes from pasta made fresh everyday on premises, this is the place. I would stop there as I love is lobster with corn ravioli (probably the wrong name, but you get the gist), but everything on the menu is great. The servers are very good in helping you make the selection that suits your tastes, too. So, don't be afraid to ask. See Fabio at the bar for help with your wine selection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • a fav....
    Naplesisagreatplace
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Have been to most Naple's restaurants and Alberto's continues to be a favorite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service
    Amldiner
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Our waiter was inattentive and amost surly at the start but warmed up a little as we got closer to paying our tabs, and tipping.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • DFandAR
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Our bartender Jessica and our server Christina were spectacular! The food was exceptional, the wine list equally impressive, and we are fussy to say the least. If you are a local, you will be treated like royalty, if you are not, be patient. We requested a different table than what was originally designated for us and did not appreciate the extended, intentional wait when they were not to capacity or the attitude from the maitre d. To end on a positive note - the dessert and espresso were wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italian Special...excellent!
    The3ds
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Alberto's ... great food, great service and a very pleasant Italian ambience helped by the excellent guitar player and guest singer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional Offer
    NaplesRealltor
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The entrees offered for the two-for-one special were more than adequate and the food was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant to all of my friends.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • CruiseVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was our first time and had the $19.50 early bird special. The food was ok for this price. If you like a cup of cappuccino they are over priced at $7.00. This was the highest we paid for cappuccino and we go to a lot of restaurants. Also service was slow and had to wait for our check.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Early dining
    Fatface
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    This is definitely one of the best early dining options in town, the quality of food and presentation is outstanding, service exemplary, and an incredible vale for money. The staff are friendly, courteous and professional. Truly an experience not to be missed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Authentic
    Foodies
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We were there early so lots of families at that time. Christina was great! Homemade bolognese and pasta Risotto a must too.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Food and Service
    GallopingGourmet
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Albertos exceeded expectations on all fronts. We had researched restaurants on 5th on a wide range of review websites and chose Albertos and were not disappointed at all. Food was excellent, all 4 main courses were outstanding, 2 meat main courses of steak and Lamb cutlets were perfect and 2 fish dishes of Sea Bass and Red Snapper were exquisite. We had a bottle of wine and water + deserts which were also wonderful. Service was perfect. The restaurant was quiet to start - maybe 3 or 4 tables occupied when we arrived at 7PM, we left at around 9PM and there were 10-12 tables occupied - around just over half of capacity. Albertos is on the dearer side - however you get what you pay for. It is a real gem on 5th Avenue.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    DizmeupVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food and service was wonderful. Will def be going back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Albertos
    Locals
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Nice clean restaurant. Good is good and they have great special menu which is terrific
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • What's the fuss about?
    Liv2eatoutVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    People keep raving about Alberto's, but honestly, I don't get it. We were seated for the early dining special but they ran out of menus! How convenient,since you have to order by 6:15! Our waiter took his time bringing water and our wine choices, and then we had to flag down another waiter and the maître 'd to order! The early dining choices were good but not as good as other fine dining restaurants in Naples. Service continued to be sketchy but we still left a twenty percent tip so as not to be labeled cheap early diners. Spend your money somewhere else!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One Of A Kind
    Brewgyman
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    it was an immediate teleport to Italy. The servers, food delivery personnel, chef, receptionist, and musicians Were native Italians. listening to them describe the food only made it taste and look better. Regardless, If all the personnel were American then the Italian food would have still been the best I have ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Deal on Fifth
    CoachVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Fine dining at an affordable price. Outstanding early/late dining features two courses and glass of wine for $19.50 before 6:15 or after 8 pm. Wide variety of selections for each course with very generous portions compared to most other early dining options in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good dining in Naples
    JoeBoSoxVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Food and service is very good. Since they put in floor covering and ceiling tiles the noise level is much improved from when it first opened. If partaking in the early or late dining specials they amount of food provided is on the light side which is good for those watching their diet
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Good
    raidocVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Even though Chef/Owner Alberto was not in the kitchen that evening the food was excellent, well presented and clearly fresh. The vitello tonnato and the Chilean Sea Bass are very good and worth a try. The wine list is also good and especially so for Italian choices.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First visit
    Floradora
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Food was delicious, loved the beet salad and shrimp appetizer, scallops were superb, creme brûlée a wonderful treat ,good salad service was great, we will be back and happy to recommend it to our friends
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Italian, Fabulous Location
    Neaty18
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We chose to sit outside because it was a beautiful night and the location was perfect for people watching. I had the veal ravioli and my husband had the sea bass special, both very good. For dessert, they brought out a tiramisu and the guitarist sang for my birthday. Dessert was delicious! I would recommend Alberto's when visiting Naples.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent dining
    jbarmaVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    As usual the food and the service was excellent. Rocco does a great job of serving his customers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • my favorite in Naples
    Naplesisagreatplace
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Early dining menu is best value in Naples...food excellent/worthy of a la carte pricing. Beet salad is outstanding. Severs just right-pleasant and focused. Ivan, Maitre d', is a charmer. I dine out several days a wk, have lived in Naples 30 yrs-Alberto's is my current favorite.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrific Restaurant
    Shar
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    You have to give this one a try. We had 6 of us and all of us loved our food and we ordered totally different entrees. The ambiance is great, but a little noisy. Great place to go before or after the Sugden performances.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Taste of Italy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We loved Chef Alberto's Northern Italian cuisine when he was on Marco Island and it has not changed. We were on Fifth early and decided to try the Al Fresco dinner which was outstanding in every way. The delicious soup, mussels, and several homemade pasta dishes ,brought to mind dining in Italy. The addition of the delightful Italian singer really enhanced the ambiance and gave us a feeling of being in Italy. As expected, the service was top notch. Alberto's is certainly one of Naples top restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Dining Adventure
    bkmartellVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed our first experience at Alberto's. Didn't take advantage of the Early Bird so our meal was a little pricey, but the food was superb. If you get the ice cream/sorbet for dessert, it is defintely shareable. 4 regular sized scoops of your choice. I had the butternut ravioli and it was wonderful as was the prosciutto appetizer. All in all an excellent evening and we will definitely plan to visit again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Foodie
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    This restaurant knows what it is doing in the kitchen. Food was superb, and the early dining special was a terrific deal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dining on 5th Ave Naples
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Great Italian dining on 5th Avenue Naples. Awesome salads and entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • FlyfisherhalVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Food and service was very good. New addition of "strolling minstrel" out of place and intrusive.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice dinner spot
    luvtoeatout
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Nice dinner spot. The interior is very nice with tables and booths. They also have outdoor dining. The food is really good. I liked my pasta with bolognese sauce. The service was very polite, but slow.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    I was surprised that during a slow night with less than 10 tables seated that the service would be so lacking, our waiter was quite pleasant but appeared to only have to Waite on two or three tables and still needed to be waived to in order to take our orders. There are many restaurants with both excellent food and service I would dine at before returning to this restaurant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding Northern Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Alberto's is the finest Northern Italian Restaurant we have ever experienced. The chef owner Alberto is a real Gem. The food he prepares is always fresh and prepared in a perfect culinary way. The service from the bar and servers is excellent .You want to do northern Italian Alberto's is the very best.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mrsmigVIP
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    I love coming here - food is always good and service is impeccable. Love to bring newbies here, they love it too
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice early bird special
    meme
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Went for our anniversary. The early bird special is a great deal. Appetizer, entrée and glass of wine. Good selection of entrees. Wine was "OK". Homemade pasta...you can really taste the difference!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quiet Family Dinner
    ETdinesalot
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Alberto's food was very good, though probably not the best choice for me with my two young daugthers. The atmosphere and the menu were a tad sophisticated for their palate. Everyone enjoyed, but some of the finer points of the dinner were lost on the kids. It was a rainy Monday night...so things were slow.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Yum
    JeanaVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Excellent early dining menu. Delicious homemade perfectly cooked homemade pasta! Excellent mussels and great service. Rocco did a superb job as our server.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful
    PeteVIP
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Great food great service! Very enjoyable evening? Our waiters went out of their way to make it a fun night!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This is our "go to" home!
    alanandgayle
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    To preface this review, My wife has a Sicilian background, so the bar is set high.. First, Fabian has been with Alberto's from the onset, He is the "wine man", his knowledge of Alberto's hand pick "true Italian" wine is immaculate. The QPR (quality to price ratio) of their wines is one of the reasons we frequent Alberto's. We loved the $98 Amarone . The staff we encountered all this week were all from Italy and went out of their way to speak the language to my wife, adding to the romance of this place. Rocco, was a stand out, and had calamari prepared as his mother made for him (off menu) such emotion in their food. Lamb, pasta with crab, and sea bass were stand outs for us. Don't forget to ask Fabian about after dinner ports!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Alberto's
    luv2dineVIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Wonderful Veal Ravioli, cooked perfectly! Mushroom soup was fragrant and delicious. Bronzini grilled to perfection with a hint of lemon and oil oil. Great service and love going off season.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Absolutely One of the Best
    OhgeorgeVIP
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    This was a return visit to Alberto's as we found the menu very much ot our liking with finest ingredients and carefully prepared by the chef-owner. If you like pasta, it is made fresh daily. It has the taste and texture you would expect. My personal favorite is the 7 0z lobster tail perfectly poached and sliced over tortellini filled with fresh corn and herbs. It is sort of a Northern Italian version of a New England Clam Bake featuring corn and lobster. Fabian, sommellier/bar tender, introduced us to an Emilio Moro, a Spanish red made from the Tempranillo grape that we never had before. It was $65 and went very well with my lobster and other entrees. As it is off season, there are early/late dining bargains, too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.