Alberto's Ristorante

Alberto's Ristorante

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.albertos.net/
  • Phone: 508-778-1770
  • Hours of Operation:
    Daily: 11:30am - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Alberto's would like to help plan your special day!
  • Private Party Contact: Management 5087781770

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Alberto's Ristorante
Alberto's Ristorante was established in 1984 at which time, Northern Italian cuisine and fresh homemade pasta were introduced to Cape Cod for the first time. Since then, we have continued this tradition of all fresh ingredients and in-house preparation of every course from the soups to the desserts.

Our reputation for casual elegance arises from our emphasis on decor, service, the pride we take in food preparation, and our affordability. Over the years, we have received rave reviews from food critics from the Cape Cod Times, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Cape Cod Life Magazine, Fodor's, AAA, and New York Times critic James Beard for "...exquisite Northern Italian cuisine". Our lounge is the perfect setting for a before dinner cocktail, an after dinner espresso, or an even more casual meal. .
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Alberto's Ristorante reviews from OpenTable diners
143 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (63)neighborhood gem (60)good for groups (45)romantic (38)fit for foodies (37)great for outdoor dining (33)notable wine list (32)kid-friendly (19)great for lunch (14)hot spot (7)great for brunch (5)late-night find (3)scenic view (2)Show More
  • OUTSTANDING!
    catcity2
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Whenever we are in Hyannis, Ma we go to Alberto's. Fantastic place for a nice dinner. I had the Cajun pan seared scallops and they were perfectly cooked and presented. Delicious!! Husband had the Lamb Shank, and it was a hit! Our waiter was very helpful to us in making our decisions because everything looked so good. We've been coming to Alberto's for years and never ever had a bad meal.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • A Cape Favorite
    CapefoodiesVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Always a smile and a nice table. Food is always great. Best around.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Evie74
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    We had a beautiful week on the Cape. Love Hyannis and found his gem!! Sat outside, service was helpful and courteous, the food amazing. The seating was roomy and the outside seating let us people watch. Will come back on another visit.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anniversary dinner with family
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The food and service was great! We had veal and pasta that was expertly prepared.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lots of green for Hyannis Salads
    Lettuce
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Last Friday - in late August, my girlfriend and I met for lunch at Alberto's. We chose to sit outside and were offered a table for two near the entrance; it was extremely noisy and busy - as we were right near the door to the restaurant and the booth where the hostess stood; I don't know if we were seated in a bad spot as we were two women? We each had a salad - one a steak salad one an apple salad, and only water. We were offered bread and good olive oil. With two salads and only water to drink - no coffee, tea, etc. the cost for lunch with tip was $35. It was pleasant - but we paid a but too much green for the greens. This is a good basic restaurant but expensive .
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • VAJIM
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    greet food ,the best cheesecake I ever had and very good service.
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mcconph
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Food is very average Italian. Need to step it up a notch.
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    kid-friendly, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • incredibly mediocre
    chuckmac07VIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    tired setting, lifeless servers and dull, unimaginative food. Hyannis is not exactly a food Mecca, but there are WAY better choices in town.
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  • Great dining as usual
    miniginni
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The atmosphere is very inviting. The food is ALWAYS delicious. As an Italian, I am very critical of Italian food! Gnocchi was awesome. Service was great and, as always, a pleasant dining experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • CNgourmers
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Alberto's is always fine dining, whether for lunch, dinner or bar. This restaurant has been on Cape for many years and always delivers same top quality and great value. They know how to run a quality restaurant and without trying to outdo other restaurants. We dine out infrequently but always go back to Alberto's for special evening. Many small dining area, including outdoor seating. They do a great job at functions and Garden Club of Hyannis always has its holiday luncheon with 75 people there with great space for functions. Keep it up Albert's,,
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Wouldn't Go Back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Of the four meals ordered, only one of us found it worth eating. The chicken dish was not served as cutlets, so the meat was dry. The pesto sauce was bland and tasteless. The gnocchi pomodoro was heavy pasta, covered in tasteless sauce, accented by large chunks of meat, one of which I could not identify. The bread, salads, and desserts were all delicious but the meals themselves were completely forgettable.
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    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful dining experience
    ibsubject
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The service was great, food presentation lovely, and atmosphere nice. Two out of three meals successfully served. "Two out of three ain't bad. Not.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • Adequate italian
    foodiefun
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We had a party of 10 people, all with varied tastes, including 3 young teens. The service was slow and our waitress slightly snarky - I am not crazy about wait staff who act as if they are doing you a favor. The menu was extensive, but of ten of us, I think I was the only one who was truly happy with my meal. Everyone else felt that for the price, the food was adequate but nothing to rave about.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jav2
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Unfortunately the food was not of the quality that it traditionally has been. They didn't serve us the right appetizers we ordered and brought the wrong entree. Don't know if the server understood English The veal Parmesan was marginal at best...I love going to Alberto's but if tins trend continues, I wil need to find a new place
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  • nice evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    ate outside--chose three course special. Very nice
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Excellent!
    CapeCarole
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Was not disappointed. the food is always top quality, consistent and the service great. they always make our special occasions memorable. Being a local we go all year round. Glad they have been in business for many years. Thanks Albertos!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Once and Done
    gpfinn
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We received a gift certificate, and thought to a good opportunity to try this local Hyannis restaurant. It was truly a disappointment, and we will not be returning. My husband ordered lobster ravioli, one of his favorites at other Cape dining establishments, but there was no resemblance here,these were more like a store bought frozen version, no pieces of lobster, only a few spears of asparagus. I had a mediocre spinach salad, and chicken and shrimp with bow tie pasta in a thick pasty tomato sauce. Aside from the pasta, there were two shrimp and three pieces of chicken tenders. The wine was enjoyable, but not reason to make a return visit. We are once and done.
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  • above and beyond excellent
    mario
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The service was amazing.....flavia the hostess made us feel right at home....our waitress went all out in accommodating our 4 courses....and the food was outstanding....looking forward to returning very soon
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Italian food
    Foodsmything
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Nice atmosphere and solid Italian food. My only issue was my mistake in ordering (although I think the kitchen should just serve it the way I would have ordered my entree). I ordered lobster fra diavolo and the lobster came butterflies but claws not cracked. In a tomato sauce, I should have asked them to serve it out of the shell. The food was good overall. Lobster ravioli, ordered by my son, was really good. We were there between 8:30-10pm and the service became slow because a lot of the staff were eating their dinner. I would suggest staff eating before dinner service so customers continue to receive the same attention until closing.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice.
    PH3226
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Alberto's is the place to go if you want great food, great service and a nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Italian Food
    Jnd4
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Pleasantly surprised at how delicious everything was for all 5 of us! We ordered meatballs to go, in order to make subs for the group the next day!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stuck inside
    Jmfamp
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    While the food was tasty, we were extremely disappointed with our seating. We went early (5:30) to take advantage of the price fixed menu so the restaurant was pretty empty. We were not asked if we preferred to dine outside. Rather, we we're put in the corner of a dining room where our view was extremely lacking. We didn't ask to be moved because we assumed outdoor seating wasn't an option during these earlier dining hours since it wasn't offered to us as an option. After we were seated and placed our drink order we saw many others seated outside. The lack of ambience made the price of dinner far too high.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Alberto's never fails this family!
    primmomusc
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    After many years away from Cape Cod, we returned this summer to Hyannis. Our only child will be entering college next month and we wanted to have a special vacation for the three of us. Having been to Alberto's before and enjoyed every minute...we were looking forward to another fabulous dinner there. No disappointment for us...the food was delicious, the libations were terrific (love the sangria) and our waiter was great! We look forward to returning to the Cape in the years to come and to Alberto's!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    all in all experience was okay. would mention that both of our meals were not hot. the wait staff was attentive. but extremely business like, no effort on anyone's part to be cordial or outgoing. would I return? probably not
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
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  • Alberto's Best
    tjjeVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We really enjoy Alberto's - very dependable, great selection, great food, friendly service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hyannis Hot Spot
    BabavicVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    The menu is overwhelming but we managed to select wondferful tasty foods. The Tuscan salad was exceptional and so was the gnocchi manganese (sp??) . We shared these first and second courses whiuch was plenty. My husband chose the evening specia, l veal sirloin med rare with black figs. I had the stuffed seafood scrod listed on the menu and it proved to be an outstanding seafood dish. The service was exceptional with Jere , our server, he was delightful and aimed to please . We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sydney
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This place is a really upscale place. The warm friendly atmostphere made it enjoyable. Food was execellence . the wairters and waitresses were both kind and friendly and really made your dinner a pleasure. The food was really delicious and authentic taste. I would really recommend this place eat at ,
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Celebration
    JacquiM
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We selected Albertos for celebrating my husband's birthday. It is a charming restaurant, they also honored our request for a window seating and the food was superb. We selected two veal dishes that neither of us wanted to share with the other but will come back and each try another selection. The wait staff is well trained, they know their food items well and were attentive, but not too much. This is a well run restaurant with quality food choices, so how could we go wrong?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Janice
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We have been here many times. It is always a pleasant experience. Good food and good service. Ordered the Pomodoro Gnocchi with meatball, sausage and pork. Brought back memories. We will go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre
    Flaneur
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We sat in a large plain almost function room. Not very nice. The service was spotty, and the food was just ok.
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  • Always great
    CapefoodiesVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Had another perfect donner. Best Italian food. Always lobe our nights put.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Rose
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    I read a lot of reviews about this restaurant before booking. My husband and I were originally booked for dinner but changed it to lunch on the day due to time constraints. I should have realised why there was a reason to change so easily. We arrived at 1pm. The restaurant had very few people in there, all very casually dressed as if they had stepped off the street rather that going for "lunch". The service was poor and the food was nothing more than adequate. My Caesar salad with cajun chicken was dull at best. I would not recommend this restaurant for lunch. Maybe dinner would have had a better ambiance but I would not be prepared to give it a second try.
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  • Very good!
    IBChowinVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    I've been to Alberto's several times. The food and service has always been good. Alberto's is probably one of the best restaurants in town, if there is a better one I'd like to know it. I've read other reviews about Alberto's... Some reviews not so good. You won't hear that from me. Maybe they went on a bad night or did they bring thier complaint to a manager? I'll keep going there...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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  • Food
    Traa
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Food was ok just very bland. Service was 5 star from every employee. Outdoor seating was very nice
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Authentic & delicious Italian
    eggplantandtruffles
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    My family chose Alberto's for our one night in Hyannis after a week of typical cape cod seafood shacks. Service was excellent, restaurant was beautiful and food was very good. We all loved our salads & soups (caeser, house, fish soup & clam chowder). Fra Diavalo a bit too spicy for my taste, but the seafood in the dish was excellent. Sister had linguine with clam sauce and was "nothing special but good". Dad LOVED his seafood Alberto's. I'd recommend to a friend!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reliably good
    MaryBB
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    My husband and I have dined here more than a few times with various friends and relatives. The food is really good, service is excellent, and everyone always has a great time.
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Went here on our 15 year wedding anniversary while vacationing in Hyannis. Food was superb, wait and restaurant staff so kind. They even brought us champagne to toast our special day! Great restaurant! Highly recommend this one! Look forward go going back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great
    ballisondance
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    We were celebrating an anniversary and were greeted with champagne and dessert at the end of the meal!
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced food
    Kelly
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Restaurant was not as good as we expected . Food is definitely not good value considering the price point . My pasta dish was luke warm and bland . Our guests had similar food experience Disappointing dining .Albertos will not be on our future dining list .
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    good for groups
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  • Great Food!
    Loriann19
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We had a delicious dinner at Alberto's during our first family visit to Cape Cod. Each meal was awesome and we all were pleasantly full, but not too full for the yummy desserts!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.