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Aldo's Ristorante
Aldo's Ristorante

Aldo's Ristorante Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.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
  • 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 WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Diner Reviews
  • "Definitely my favorite restaurant. The service and food is awesome."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Aldo's never disappoints. We have enjoyed every meal there for the past 22 years and are always delighted.Thank you."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Food & service are excellent as it has always been."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We get to Aldo's 3 or 4 times a year. Always good. I had the halibut (catch of the day) and it was one do the best pieces of fish I have ever had. Moist and flakey, not overdone. Wife had veal parm, always a favorite."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Definitely my favorite restaurant. Best steak in hampton roads"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "They had halibut as a special, and I asked to substitute fresh tuna on the Mediterranean Salad ($15) for halibut. Waiter checked, said there may upcharge a "few dollars." No problem. Salad arrived with halibut on top. The bill came, Aldo's charged $32 for the salad. More than double the original price. With no explanation. I did not realize this occurred until we had paid and left. I called the manager less than 10 min later and explained the situation. He did not apologize in any way. After an awkward pause, he promised to talk with the owner and call me the next day. No call. This is sloppy and dishonest. There are many other local restaurants serving excellent Italian, brickoven pizzas, and fresh seafood to bother returning to Aldo's."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We had another wonderful delicious dinner at Aldo's . The food was excellent .. Our waiter was very attentive .. Just a lovely evening ..."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "My favorite Italian restaurants in the Hampton Roads area. The food was fantastic, the service was great and the desert was so better than fantastic."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Aldo's Ristorante is the best place to go in Va. Beach if you want great food and great service. Their food is always excellent and their service is top of the line. I love to choose from the "specials" because they are always a treat. The service is fantastic and they treat you like a king/queen. Aldo's, by far, is the BEST restaurant at the Beach."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Got a last minute reservation through OT and everything clicked. Very friendly waiter. Food was timely, right temperature and exactly to taste. Live piano in the background added a warm touch. Altogether, my expectations were met. Next time: will ask for a booth."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Our dinner here was excellent... and we went with our two little boys. They shared bowls of pasta and a pizza and loved their dinner. My husband and I had the Cape Henry Crab capellini and a vodka sauce dish, which were both excellent. Our server, Christopher, timed everything coming out of the kitchen perfectly so that our kids were happy, fed, and busy while my hisband I had a real adult dining experience! The atmosphere is beautiful without being stuffy, and the location is nice because you're an easy twn minute drive from the beach for a nice after dinner walk without dealing with crowds and touristy-food. We loved this place and will go back."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This was a very special but unannounced occasion, my wife's 60th Birthday. I had considered other restaurants, but a return trip to Aldo's was the best choice. Dependable, great service and great food. We all had the specials, lobsters and the veal. I've treated myself to lobster for special occasions, but this was the best I'd ever had. Brother In Law had the same opinion. Wife's veal delicious, followed by coffee and chocolate Ganache. One of the best dining experiences in quite awhile. Can't remember the last time I felt so satisfied with the service and food. Our waiter was on top of everything. Clean forks after appetizers, clean napkins, extra forks for dessert, water fast as needed. Big tip, great everything. THANK YOU! 6-25-14"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I have never had a bad meal or poor service at Aldo's. I am always confident that when I recommend Aldo's to friends they will have a good experience. Our waiter was very knowledgeable on the wines. Our food was prepared to our requests. Service was perfectly timed. Just had another great evening. Aldo's is a must stop for us with each visit to VA Beach."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We recently celebrated my brother's birthday at Aldo's. The food was delicious, the service was attentive and the wine was great. It's a restaurant we always look forward to visiting."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "My wife and I ordered a $85 bottle of decent wine. I specifically remember the price as my wife and I talked about it. When we received the bill, the price was now $127. When I questioned it, they brought me a menu, and the price was listed as $127. The funny thing was that all of the wines were sorted by price top down, except this particular bottle of wine. The server gave us attitude and didn't want to hear anything from us. Something was fishy and we were very disappointed. We have ate there numerous other times with no issues, but after this experience we will NOT go back. It is too bad because the food is good. Luckily there are many other choices for good italian food in Virginia Beach."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "My family took me to Aldo's for Father's Day and it was a terrific experience! Food was excellent, waitstaff was very attentive, and the atmosphere was very stylish. Definitely recommend to others for special occasions!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Aldo's & we were quite pleased, the waiter was attentive & the food was great."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food always delicious. Never received a bad meal. Food always fresh and looks and tastes divine."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Took the wife for our 27th anniversary and the entire experience was outstanding. The restaurant had a comfortable and cozy atmosphere, with just enough light to see but still give you that romantic feel. Our waiter was awesome, knowledgeable, extremely helpful and patient. The food and wine were outstanding. It is a bit $$ but well worth it, you truly get what you pay for. We’ll definitely be returning in the near future."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "My late husband and I dined at Aldo's as often as possible. Had not been there for awhile and had out of town guests. Thought they might like it and took a chance it was still as wonderful as in the past. Little nervous, but they were still great. Everyone had a grand time at the bar and dinner was outstanding. Will definately be back!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I had a yummy veal scallopine special with roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, capers, and kalamata olives -- definitely a "10" -- my husband had an entree from the menu that had crab meat, artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes -- both had a cappelini or another thin pasta -- totally enjoyed the food and eating outside (despite the jet noise of the area)."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Delicious, well prepared food. Varied selections, range of prices. House marinara sauce-excellent. Efficient, friendly service. Tempting wine and dessert lists."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We have been to Aldos on at least 6 occasions and have always had a GREAT meal in a terrific environment with outstanding service. It is our go to place when we have something to celebrate."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "I brought my boyfriend here for his birthday and we both loved it. We say outside on their terrace which was perfectly lit. Our server was very knowledgable and made some great suggestions for our meal. The prices were definitely in line with the quality of the food as well. I would come back here for my next special occasion. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Aldo's is consistently wonderful! We love all the food and service. We have never had a less than delicious meal. Service is always good. This time the bartender was kind enough to share how to make essence of lavender. This can be found in one of their martinis. Delicious!! We love Aldo's and would recommend it to anyone. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We had a great time. Loved the food choices. Loved the food. It was our first visit but definitely not our last. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "The food and service was very good, but, for me, too pricey since the portions were small. One person in our party is a "petite" eater, yet they finished their plate of ravioli with ease. The mussel appetizer was excellent, but also small in quantity. Our party of 4 spent near $200 and we only had 1 drink each. I would have felt much better if we had food left to take home. This was not the case."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Very disappointing - food not hot, slow service, and waiter forgot salad.Not up to par for this restaurant. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We've been going to Aldo's since it opened, and it never disappoints!!! Great for lunch and dinner."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "On a trip to the area and was looking for some good Italian food. The restaurant served very good food and had a very extensive menu. The wine selections were vast. Highly recommend the chicken marsala! "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "We've been to Aldo's many times and we will be back many more. The food is tasty (particularly the sauces-flavorful and rich), there are many great menu selections, and the service is friendly and prompt."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed eating here during our vacation in VA beach. Very nice spot for a romantic dinner (waiters were dressed black tie). Food was great (I got their special two crab on pasta; wife got chicken parm) including the chocolate cake dessert. Service was great, all the waiters were attentive."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "A customer for 5 plus years, Aldo's always has great food, good wine choices and excellent service. I have never been disappointed."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Though the reservation was made well in advance, and I only requested one thing( not to be seated next to the bathroom) we were STILL seated next to the bathroom!!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The chef's special lunch entrée salad with shrimp, avocado, pine nuts and a wonderful lime citrus dressing was delicious. Perfect for a warm spring afternoon. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Our server Mike D. was excellent, food was good, a little pricy for the portions. Would I go back? Absolutely."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Good food, drinks, and service! Definitely try the chicken parm!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Food was excellent, especially the focaccia bread (though they should have mentioned the $4 charge ahead of bringing it). Steak was very soft and cooked perfectly, though not sure I would mix tomato-based sauce with steak; probably should have ordered the cognac sauce version instead of the special. Eggplant dish was excellent. Salad and dessert were just OK. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Have been to this establishment on several occasions; typically we have reserved this place for special occasions. No more!!!! I ordered Chicken Parmesan which was dry, tasteless and burned. The burn was on the underside of the chicken covered by the tomato sauce which in my opinion had no taste. We asked for bread, which was delivered after we had completed our meal, which by that time we did not want it. As it was delivered we were told it was just out of the oven. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food was excellent. But better than that was the pace at which the meal was served. This was Mother's Day, yet there was no rush to serve and get you out the door. We were allowed to take our time and really enjoy the meal. Server was extremely friendly"
    Dined on 5/11/2014