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Alta Strada Foxwoods
Alta Strada Foxwoods

Alta Strada Foxwoods Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.altastradarestaurant.com
  • Email: lstrouse@altastrada-mgm.com
  • Phone: (860) 312-2582
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:30am
    Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Michael Schlow
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining room with a 16 person capacity. Restaurant is also available for events from 40 to 225 guests with sit down meals or passed foods and cocktails.
  • Private Party Contact: Lauren Strouse (860) 312-2582

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 2
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from Alta Strada Foxwoods
Whether nibbling on antipasti plates while enjoying one of our 150 different Italian wines at our bar, sipping an espresso made from one of our highly trained baristas or having a meal in our casual enoteca or our more traditional dining room, Alta Strada is approachable and accessible to everyone. Blending traditional Italian flair with modern elegance, the 225-seat restaurant offer's both indoor and seasonal outdoor seating and a menu filled with tantalizing Italian favorites. For parties larger than 8 people please contact the restaurant directly.

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Diner Reviews
  • "Had a fine meal of salad, pasta (the tortellini) and a glass of red wine. All were excellent. The server was attentive and well informed about the menu. This was a slow Thursday night, so it is not possible to tell how things might go on a busy weekend. A meal here is not inexpensive, but then at a casino location everything carries inflated prices."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "My husband and I were staying at MGM so we decided to try Alta Strada because it was convenient and looked like a nice restaurant. Restaurant was very nice. Service was just ok. Food wasn't bad but wasn't great. Definitely wasn't worth the money. We had the Veal Meatballs which were dry. We also had the Chicken Parm which was $25 and not served with pasta. The only way you could get pasta with it was to order an additional entrée of just pasta. Overall experience not great. Way overpriced."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We had a great time at Alta Strada. We were seated immediately and given ample time to make up our minds."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "My husband and I had a great time here. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the wines and the menu. Bread was great but we would have preferred a parm and spices infused olive oil dip to the bright green basil mint and parsley concoction. Food was perfectly cooked and delicious. I had mushroom ravioli and it was an ample serving. Husband had fra diavolo and loved everything about it. Shrimp is so easy to overcook but not this time. For dessert we opted for three different types of gelato. The lemon merengue especially was a hit. We would absolutely visit again."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Found this restaurant last minute while visiting Foxwoods as we were going to see Jamie Foxx at the MGM Grand... Booked with Open Table... Wonderful experience- Loved the decor, the ambiance and the service was outstanding. Try the mushroom rigatoni... Excellent! We'll be back next visit to Foxwoods in May. Maoui from Québec, Canada."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Very attentive service, excellent seating in a booth for two. We came here for dinner before a show. Normally we go to craftsteak, but felt like mixing it up. Great wine list, and food was good and fresh. So glad we made reservations as people were being told all times were sold out, but could wait to see if a seat opened at the bar. Saturday night... who doesn't make a reservation? Staff was really the shining gem of this location, I've had better pasta elsewhere but it was freshly made which is a big plus. Recommended."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We had the pizza, meatball appetizer, and assorted pasta dishes. All very good, but on spicy side which the waiter advised us of. they will make the dishes less spicy and change ingredients if you wish. Lots of fun groups of friends and date nights."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Went with friends for the first time . Service was good and timely, but feeling rushed. Drinks were awesome! Food overall was decent. All of our dishes were heavily spiced. Pork chop we were told was going to have a kick. The meat was perfect, but the accompaniment with too spiced. Same for our two pasta dishes. Overall, good."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "The restaurant was nice looking, but food and service were just ordinary. Ordered wine, which was served to us in a glass you would normally use for orange juice instead of a wine glass. The main course took a long time to arrive, and when it did, the quality was just okay. Surpisingly, we ended up having brunch there the next morning as it was right next to our hotel and convenient. Their brunch was better than their dinner."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "On this dining adventure, we found Alta Strada to fall short. The cocktails were not up to par and the veal scallopine was not pounded thin...it was a cutlet, although tender. The prosciutto and arugula pizza was a thin crust with prosciutto and most likely a package of arugula just dumped on top. Not even close to appropriate. The drink prices were high and from what we saw of the wine menu , wines overpriced. For the prices and food preparation, Alta Strada is not worth the visit . There are other choices that one would be better advised to try."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "It is cold and not what I would expect of a good Tuscan/Italian restaurant! NO atmosphere at all. Not romantic in any sense!"
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "We were seated promptly and given a wine list and menus. We were asked it we wanted bottled or tap in our water glasses. We chose tap because we we unsure if there was an upcharge for the bottled. Specials of the night were deescribed in detail, though the prices for these was not quoted. Drink orders placed and deliverd in a short amount of time. Appetizers and dinner orders were placed. All were brought to the table with a reasonable amount of time in between courses. The food was delicious. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "I thought I would never find an Italian restaurant in Connecticut that could compete with Boston's North End Italian restaurants, but here it is. Incredibly delicious homemade pasta dishes. They offer half portions so you and try two varieties at once. Coupled with the best caesar salad ever and impeccable service, this has become our favorite overall restaurant."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Our server was wonderful - very knowledgeable and prepared to answer all of our questions regarding the menu. The food was good...nothing outstanding, but probably one of the best options at Foxwoods."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "My boyfriend & I came here for his birthday dinner. When we got there, we had to stand in front of the restaurant for at least 10 minutes waiting for the hostess to come take us to our table even though we had already made reservation. When the hostess showed up she didn't even say sorry for the wait or explain why she wasn't standing where she was supposed to be, greet customers and bring them to their tables. She didn't say anything at all. Once we were seated, the waiter and waitress were very good. They helped and served us right away. We ordered the crunchy veal meatballs and the clams for starters and the mushroom ravioli and another pasta dish as entrees. The food was delicious!"
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "My wife and I have dined many times at this restaurant. We always get a great mean and very personalized service."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "The appetizers are always excellent and perfectly constructed. The meatballs and eggplant are special. The salads are delicate, delicious, and generous, whether caesar, or arugula with shaved parmesan. The pastas are light, yet tasty -- clams with pasta and cherry tomatoes or seafood suppa. The veal is perfectly prepared. There is a bar menu which is also terrific, including martinis. It is clear that this chef has carefully considered every single item, made it to a very high standard -- even pizza, and found a bread that tops the charts. On another note, you are totally away from the casino noise in a self contained soothing setting. Nice..."
    Dined on 12/8/2013
  • "Been to this restaurant twice - for the brunch (great selection of food) and most recently for dinner (the food was soooo good, great portions and nice selection) -- ordered the antipasto for 2.....4 people could easily have had this -- nice variety of food for this dish (very tasty) -- the pasta is made onsite -- I had the tortellini stuffed with squash (DELICIOUS) -- what also was a big plus if you want the food prepared a certain way but it is not on the menu or not part of the dish you ordered they will do that for you -- I asked for grilled chicken cutlet to go along with my tortellini -- no problem at all. Dessert was chocolate gelato -- came close to the one I had in Italy. Will definitely be going back to experience more dishes."
    Dined on 12/1/2013
  • "We've been to Alta Strada many times both in Foxwoods and in Wellesley, MA. and always have a great dining experience. This was the first time we were truly disappointed. We started with a Caesar salad and as usual it was one of the best we ever had. My wife's veal was very dry and could have used a sauce. It had a large pile of arugula next to it on the plate which she did not eat since we already had a salad. My spaghetti with clams was also dry. I expected some kind of broth on the bottom The dessert was also not as it sounded from the description on the menu. It too was dry(a familiar theme throughout the meal). I'm not giving up on this place since we've always enjoyed it in the past, but I'll just chalk it up as a bad night."
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "The food and service was great but we got seated in the worst seat in the restaurant, asked to move to the multiple open seats around but were told know they were taken and most remained empty the entire 2 hours we were there or were fours we were told we couldn't have because we were a party of two, but then the fours were given to twos. The entire row of tables of two set right in the entrance of the restaurant were given to parties of two women, while the better tables were given to couples of a man and a woman."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "our wait was minimal...the bar area was lively and drinks were verygood..Our Server,Evan was professional yet personable and we recieved our app in under 10 min.Mussels were delish and the bread served was unbelievably crusty and baked from a open bread oven.Ordered a fresh ,daily made pasta with shrimp pesto reccomended by Evan and a pork chop with peppers etc. we could not stop raving aboiut our food. The prices were also very good considering the casino has a markup but we felt for 4 drinks ,an app and two dinners at 115$ was veryvery reasonable. { no room for dessert because the extra bread for the mussel juice was our preferred method of stuffing ourselves}would go again and with others."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Nice service with a nice menu. The prices are good and everything tasted fresh."
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "the food was very fresh and tasty; the service- great!"
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "Was a nice, solid italian restaurant. Food was good, service friendly and relatively quick. They were accommodating on our timing as we were going to a show. Menu was good, not foodie level."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "We took my mother out for a birthday dinner and she loved it! Our waiter was energetic and made us feel at home."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "food and service were very good. I feel that the price was a bit high for what you get (food and atmosphere) Although you at the Casino so prices are always higher."
    Dined on 10/13/2013
  • "food staff amazing ..wine cocktails and the bread superb..the restaurant made a perfect evening. cannot wait to return.was hesitant about choosing Italian being from New York..it was a pleasant surprise!"
    Dined on 9/20/2013