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Aldo's Ristorante
Aldo's Ristorante

Aldo's Ristorante Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.aldosvb.com
  • Email: admin@aldosvb.com
  • Phone: (757) 491-1111
  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 11:00am-10:30pm; Friday-Saturday 11:00am-11:30pm; Sunday 4:00pm-10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Giancarlo Catenese
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Well appointed private dinning room. Grand piano available upon request. A/V friendley.
  • Private Party Contact: Jim Farsi (757) 491-1111
  • Entertainment: We offer a wonderful piano player every Friday and Saturday evening.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Aldo's Ristorante is located in La Promenade Shopping Center. We have plenty of available parking right at our front door.
A word from Aldo's Ristorante
Aldo's Ristorante- Locally owned and operated is the Award winning Local's favorite for fine Italian Dining since 1988. Aldo's has a rich history of serving the highest quality Italian cuisine with the freshest ingredients.

Aldo's is proud to offer our guests an extensive wine list that has won the coveted Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 1995.

Come and enjoy lunch or dinner at Aldo's.

We feature delicious food, wonderful wines, superb service and excellent value!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "Food and service was Terrific............however upon entering the restaurant the Host or Matri'D was EXTREMELY UNFRIENDLY and gave us the impression that if we were not regulars what are you doing here. We have been to this restaurant since it opened 26 years ago. VERY VERY POOR IMPRESSION!!!!!!!!!!!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Went with a group of girls! We enjoyed it! It's my friends favorite place and now I know why! Yum!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Incedible place! My wife and I celebrated our 21st wedding anniversary and it was amaIng. Thank you."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Really outstanding. The place on Saturday night was jumping, packed with a bunch of prom night students and many others. Could not have been better, though. Lovely spot, piano player was very good, terrific food, first rate service. Owners and managers were both friendly and extremely capable. We really enjoyed our dinner!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "As always, our appetizers, entrees, and desserts were delicious. We can always depend on Aldo's for a superbly prepared meal. The ambience is warm and inviting and conducive to conversation without being either too quiet or excessively noisy. Our server the other night was Amanda, who was an absolute delight!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I lived here in 89-91, pretty sure Aldo's was brand new in there. I return every time I'm in town. It's still the best Alfredo I've ever had (and just heard of crab Alfredo which I sooooo want to try), and the stuffed veal chop I had was fantastic! I can't wait to go back. Aldo knows!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "we celebrated my son's 2nd birthday and it was excellent, and the pianist was fantastic! His name is Tommy Douros"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "This is a great go-to restaurant that offers consistently great food and service"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "No valet, but proper attire required (there were people with flip flops and yoga pants). Maitre de was rude, no eye contact. Looked like an old Olive Garden. Food was overpriced. Pasta (what there was of it, way too much sauce) was overcooked. My friends lasagna looked like Food Lion my essentials brand didn't taste as good. Very small portion. The carpacio had a blueberry vinaigrette that was too sweet overpowered the beef. The bread was old very very chewy. The dessert tasted store bought, not homemade. Where was the ambience? The dessert case made it look like a deli. a dessert cart would be more fitting with the "attitude" of the restaurant. Not very special for my friends birthday celebration."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "We went w/ our family - 6 total & received excellent service & well-developed entrees. The menu allowed for,youngsters to find food they enjoyed & the adult entrees showed innovation & were well-prepared. Our waiter was attentive & entrees were served hot. The veal dishes were quite enjoyable. We would definitely return."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Delicious food, amazing service - great experience all the way around."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Loved the food, the service and atmosphere... been here many times and its consistently exceptional."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We enjoy the restarurant ever year before the Shamrock events. Great food, wonderfull service, and perfect setting. They have treated us very well every year and that's what keeps us coming back year after year."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "As always, the food and service was outstanding! For a nice evening out, you can't beat Aldo's!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "I hosted my son (on a rare and fun occasion) to dinner after a business visit to Virginia Beach. The food, ambiance, and service excelled. Seafood here is always classy and a winner . Pizza choices are memorable as well.. Mary B"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "memorable tasting event - hats off! -wonderful experience - Dicksie Sandifer"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Of all the restaurants in the Hampton Roads area that we frequent Aldo's is on the top of the list. It consistently offers good food, a wonderful, energetic, atmosphere and the best wait staff in the area. All of this can be credited to the hard work of Debbie Kassir and Jim Farsi, and their entire staff. Jim and Lisa"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Superb service, there when needed and totally invisible when not. Wonderful experience for my wife's 60th birthday with close friends! Food was 1st class as always. Have dined at Aldo's for special occasions over several years and will continue to do so."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "My book club met on a Sunday evening around 6:30 to have dinner and of course discuss our latest book. We were immediately seated at a table in the back. Our waiter was very good, although some did complain that he said the specials a little too quickly. He was an expert on the wine list and suggested a very nice wine. The food was very good, came out in a timely manner and our group was able to get "just right" portions. We were able to have separate bills without any hassle, which is always a plus. We will definitely go back."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Food was incredible, our server (Chris?) was on top of everything. We had the antipasto platter to start. A very large portion that we did not finish due to the sheer amount Entrees were the flounder (special) and the Pescatore. We loved both. WIne list is extensive We are definitely going back!!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Stopped dining at Aldo's for a couple of years due to inconsistent food and service. So very happy that we decided to come back as we have now had several fabulous meals. We will continue to return. Pam was a delight to have as a server. Piano player always enjoyable!! The Sinnott's"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Food good,waiting staff friendly/good. Had an 8p reservation did not seat till 8:15p( disappointed)"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We visit VB often from New England and just discovered Aldo's. I had the 7oz filet with peppercorn sauce and the sautéed spinach . My wife had the Mediterranean Penne and our daughter had Romanelli Allla Vodka. All dishes were incredible!!! Try the lemon cherry mojito. This drink is very unique. Chris our waiter was very attentive but not overbearing. Knowing it was our daughters birthday, he had the piano player belt out HappyB-Day. You have to try Aldo's!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "It was amazing food! Very good service. Would definetly recommend this resturant to anybody!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "My wife and I have been going to Aldo's for many years on special occasions and we have never had a bad experience. On the contrary, the quality of the food and staff have been consistently excellent. Aldo's will continue to be our restaurant of choice for our special dining evenings."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The atmosphere is wonderfully relaxing yet inviting. The food is top-notch and the restaurant is perfect for romantic or special occasions."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We love Aldo's, always have. Will be returning soon."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 14th anniversary here and the experience was amazing. Everything was top notch the second we walked thru the door; the staff, the food, and the restaurant itself. We couldn't of asked for a more perfect evening. Thanks Aldos!"
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "The food was wonderful. The restaurant itself is very attractive and it is easy to drive to from anywhere. The noise level was very energetic when we were there on the Saturday night after Valentine's Day because the restaurant was packed, which says a lot. People really love it. Our waiter was quite busy with many tables but was very attentive to our needs/wants."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Everything was amazing. The food was delicious. Best Italian food I have had in a while. Our waiter, Matthew , was very pleasant and attentive as well. Overall great dining experience."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We always enjoy dinner at Aldo's. Whether it is a special occasion or just an evening with friends, the food, the service and the experience is always excellent and special."
    Dined on 6/6/2013
  • "Aldo's is one of my favorite Italian restaurants in the Hampton Roads area. The food is always very good, the service is execellent and the envoirment is comfortable. The four of us at our table had a variety of different entrees from Veal Marsala, which was execellent to Mancotti which was delicious and creamy. The restaurant is a great Italian restaurant. ."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "I really wish I went here with a date because it's so beautiful inside and if you went on a quiet day, then it would've made the date even better. It's a great place if you want to impress someone."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "Always first class friendly service and consistently good menu. The result is always an overall fine dining experience."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "My wife and I went to Aldos for our anniversary and had a great time. The staff was very friendly and our waiter Christopher took great care of us. Recommend a reservation because the place fills up. The menu has a wide variety of choices, and if you don't quite see what you want, they are great about customizing your meal to your liking. The only thing missing on the appetizer list is caprese, but there were other delicious choices. Our pastas was perfectly done. When we told Christopher that it was our anniversary, he brought us out a specially decorated dessert plate after dinner. The only thing to pick on is the cold draft if you sit along the window in the front. The insulation isn't that great. Otherwise highly recommended!"
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "I took my daughter here for her 18th birthday. She was treated very special by the staff. They decorated her dessert plate and added a candle. She loved it. The food was very good."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "I've been dining at Aldo's for 17years now ever since I moved down from Pennslyvania. The food is wonderful and the staff is friendly and hands on. I always suggest to friends and family if they want a great dining experience then go to Aldos."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "A group of neighborhood ladies enjoyed a delicious Italian dinner at Aldo's recently. The wine list was impressive and our waiter had a great deal of knowledge about the wines. He listened to our questions and made excellent wine recommendations. The waiter was attentive and explained the specials with enticing details. Our food was served quickly and each of us enjoyed our entrees. We were offered dessert and again, great descriptions were offered. All in all, we had a great time and a great meal!"
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "My husband and another couple went here for a restaurant week dinner. We asked to be seated in the back room which is quieter and not as crowded as the front section. We all had the restaurant week special - three of us had the Ceasar salad and my husband had calimari. For dinner two of us had salmon, one had pasta with gorgonzola sauce and the other had butternut squash ravioli. For dessert three of us had chocolate cheesecake and the other had the napoleon. All of enjoyed our dinner. The dish of ravioli was an artistic delight. The cheesecake was really chocolaty. A good evening.."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "It's been a very long time since we last came here. Everything was great: calamari, Caesar salad, butternut squash tortellini and salmon. The focaccia bread was to die for and there were huge servings of Napoleans. Our waiter, Stephen was very nice. However, the host didn't bother to greet us - didn't even look at us - VERY RUDE."
    Dined on 1/19/2014