Al Fresco Italian Restaurant
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Meat lasagna made with fresh pasta & ricotta baked with tomato sauce in a white wine sauce. Recommended Wine Pairing: Bibbianti Chianti
Grilled shrimp, scallops, assorted vegetables romaine lettuce, walnuts & cranberries
Unfortunately, the menu looks Italian but that’s not what you are getting. Too much cheese on everything. We just moved here from Italy, so unfortunately we were harsh critics. Also the wines listed on the menu mostly are not available.
Always a great experience. The food is exceptional and the atmosphere is great.
It’s a very nice Italian restaurant with good foods and services. The price for foods and drinks is very reasonable.
The food was terrific! I had worked in NN and remembered how good it was and it did not disappoint. Salads are excellent, bread very good and just a great overall experience. I can highly recommend the place to everyone. It you want very good Italian food, this is your place!!
Nice place, like the atmosphere.
Food was good, not great but better than most restaurants in this area
Excellent food and service. The menu is wonderful with a large selection. It is our go to Italian restaurant.
Food and wine was great , 10 out 10
Good was great and as always Ronnie was amazing!
The food was spectacular as always. It is our favorite special night out restaurant.
Great food, relaxed atmosphere, good seating options. Service was a little slow, but, still a great evening.
Food was excellent. Wine menu is vast. Al Fresco is consistently one of the best restaurants in town. Service was odd… as if our server didn’t really want our table. She was definitely rushing us from the beginning. But even that wasn’t awful.
The food was wonderful. I got the special and all was very tasteful!
The service was wonderful and prompt!
Nice Italian restaurant. Good food & great wine! We were running late for our reservations & they were very accommodating!
A really great Italian Restaurant. Classy in a location you would never expect such class. A real Italian Restaurant with no Pizza on the menu. Fantastic. Service was prompt, efficient, and what you would expect. Oh, the bread and oil/cheese/Balsamic mixture, may be the best ever. Even the house chanti was good.
Truly a hidden gem. Although given the crowd, not that hidden.
Was a great visit all in all... From the friendly greeting when we arrived to the Thank you's when we left was a great nite, place was busy other guests looked to be enjoying themselves as well... looking for to the next time
Always wonderful food and service.
This is the best Italian food restaurant around by far. The veal is tender and delicious. The penne vodka original and very tasty.
The service is always superb. Congratulations to the owners for putting together a great experience!!
The waiter and not very personal. The service was slow. When the food finally arrived it was warm not hot. And the food was not up to par as in years past. We hadn’t been for a few months and the last time we went we were not very impressed with the food at that time. Yesterday was a disappointment as well. With it being Christmas we were hoping for a little more quality. The ambiance was really nice. It was quiet and inviting. I truly don’t like to rite bad reviews and am sorry to rite this report. It will be a long time before we come again.
I had the lasagna and my husband had the veal parmagana. Both were good. The service was good and the host was friendly. My salad had too much dressing. Next time I will have it on the side. Overall had a good time.
Accommodating our large party at lunchtime was a bit of a challenge, but the food is always great!
We arrived and our table was ready.
Our waitress was friendly and attentive.
We were served our salads and breadsticks very quikly.
Our lasagne arrived and it was hot. The portions were large.
We got to go boxes for our leftovers.
We always come here when we want a great Italian meal. As always the food was excellent. The restaurant was very busy due to the holidays and made it a bit noisier than normal and the wait aq bit longer. Overall it was still a great meal and dining experience!
Most enjoyable, server was excellent and food was, as always delicious!!! A favorite for sure.
As always it was an excellent dining experience. I swore I was going to branch out and get something different than salmon piccata, but salmon piccata is what I got. I love it. It was my friend's birthday and she enjoyed it and the tiramisu they brought for her birthday was wonderful. Love the bread - it's always consistently fabulous.
Everything was great the service the food the owner just makes everybody feel like family
The food was outstanding. it is a small and popular place. Our server was very friendly and attentive as she could be in a very busy time.
This is the second time in a week that we have eaten at Al Fresco and both times it was very good! I had the lasagna this time and my wife had the mushroom ravioli and both were very good!
Another fantastic dinner with wife and good friend, food was spot on, service was exceptional
We picked this place as it was near CNU and the Ferguson Center where we saw Mannheim Steamroller. There were a number of people were there (probably for Mannheim).
It was excellent!
This is our 2nd anniversary. And we love this place. Ronnie is always a pleasure to talk to. And food was great. It's like being in Italy. Food is fresh and not pre-made. We love it.
Great food as always!!
Went here for my wife's birthday! Had a wonderful and romantic evening. Will say that at the beginning the water cup is always filled but as the dinner came to a close it's almost if they had stopped filling the water cup. Other then this we had a wonderful time.
Tables very close together to the point of hearing each other's conversations and being elbow to elbow, well almost. Delicious food. Expected a white 'cream' sauce, but it was more a broth.
Great food & service! Comfortable local restaurant!
Everything overall was perfect from the friendly atmosphere to the service and food
Our 2nd visit and we'll definitely be back. The food is great, and everyone is made to feel like family.
A longtime Virginia Peninsula favorite, Al Fresco once again delivered the goods. We had an early reservation for pre-theatre drinks and dinner. Apparently, everyone else had the same idea -- the place was packed, but the service was friendly and attentive. Very good salmon salad entree, per my wife, and I had an excellent Veal Picatta. We'll be back for sure!
ALWAYS enjoy having dinner or lunch here. Lovely wine and Lasagna was yummy.
Al Fresco never disappoints. On this night they were busy. Every patron appeared to be enjoying their meals and themselves. You would not know the pandemic was still ongoing. Getting back to normal.
We had a wonderful meal at Al Fresco last Friday night. The service was excellent - the food was delicious and the drinks were very good too. We had a bigger group and everyone enjoyed their dinner - the chicken parm and all pastas were the big winners of the night.
We love Al Fresco and will definitely be back.
Al Fresco Italian Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (757) 873-0644.
Al Fresco Italian Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 690 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.