Alta Strada- Wellesley

4.6
1993 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Whether nibbling on small plates at the antipasti-wine bar, sipping an espresso, or having a meal in the open dining room, Alta Strada will always be approachable and accessible to anyone and everyone. With a true smile and the genuine desire to take care of you while you’re “in our house”, Alta Strada will focus on the foods of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Piedmont, and the Amalfi coast, while attempting to fill the much needed gap in Italian restaurants in America. Simply put, Alta Strada will be the place where you’ll find a perfectly made bowl of pasta, crispy thin pizza, gorgeous and abundant antipasti, and fantastic wines, all at a reasonable price, in a setting that could be found on a stylish via in Milan or Rome.

Support Alta Strada- Wellesley during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1993 people are saying
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JimMc131
New England
7 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Apps, dinner, deserts, drinks, staff … all excellent! First time there, will definitely return, dined outside on a Saturday night that was weather perfect too.

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Korky
New England
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

You're paying for true quality here.
Can't go wrong.

DD
vipDiningDuringCovid
New England
114 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alta Strada is an outstanding restaurant in Wellesley. The highlight for me is not only the outstanding food but the terrific cocktails hand crafted by Hanna - The signature Alta Strada cocktail is fabulous!!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner and outstanding service as always!

DD
vipDiningDuringCovid
New England
114 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alta Strada is an outstanding restaurant with superb cocktails and excellent Italian food. The atmosphere is terrific as well.

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Lassiter
New England
10 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We've always enjoyed coming to Alta Strada and have found it to be at least as good as the Italian options in Boston's North end and much more convenient.

My only complaint is that the menu seems to have become somewhat stagnant. In years past they seemed to change things up more often, or had specials, but for the last 1.5 years I think we've seen just one salad change on the menu. That's a shame, as we always looked forward to trying their latest offerings.

DD
vipDiningDuringCovid
New England
114 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alta Strada is fabulous at every level. The service is excellent and the food is consistent and fresh. The atmosphere is warm and friendly.

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vipMillers
New England
199 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Super HOT inside so bad I was sweating the entire time. Seemed badly mismanaged. Dirty plates never bussed. Crostini on the prosciutto appetizer was 100% shatter your teeth inedible. Truffle salad was ehhhhh. And the other 3 things were not what they used to be. Won’t rush back.

DD
vipDiningDuringCovid
New England
114 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alta Strada’s outdoor patio continues to be a great spot for dining this summer. The food and service are always spectacular.

RC
RobertC
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Good food - delicious! - and good, unobtrusive service, and we were not rushed. Not exactly cozy but the acoustics and lighting were OK. Expensive drinks and wine. Easy parking in lot behind.

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Hiphopmogul
New England
16 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Neighborhood favorite- outstanding as always. Filet mignon was innovative and absolutely delicious

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Pica
New England
3 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful restaurant.
Delicious food and friendly staff.
Always a pleasure to return to Alta Strada.

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Will
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great family dinner to send our kids off to college. Food was delicious, gracious service and a comfortable/fun atmosphere. Definitely going back again soon.

JQ
JulieQ
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good food, very good service. Prices way too high for some items. A domestic beer was $12. The bread to start the meal has changed and was not good anymore. The meatballs also changed; they used to be crunchy and larger. They were tasty, but not special anymore. App prices all went up, too. Pizza was delicious and best value on the menu!

MK
vipMonicaK
New England
82 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding!! Great service!!

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Lynne
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our outdoor dining experience was lovely. Food and Service very good.

JL
vipJeanL
New England
14 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful
And attentive to food allergies, which allows me to relax and be safe

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Food was beyond delicious and the staff was so attentive!

DD
vipDiningDuringCovid
New England
114 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Alta Strada is great. Wonderful cocktails and mocktails. The atmosphere and service are both outstanding.

DD
vipDiningDuringCovid
New England
114 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Alta Strada is always a pleasure. We come here often. The experience is always terrific!

SE
SheEatsOut
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We eat here several times a year and we love it. The food and service are always good.

JB
vipJamesB
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. And the waiter was awesome.

RN
vipRamziN
New England
7 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always consistent, amazing food, service, everything Is outstanding

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Our first time at Alta Strada. It seemed as though our waiter was more busy with other tables and didn’t give our table much attention. The food was good, but we didn’t feel as though it was worth the prices paid.

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SteveT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Food was great. Service was a little spotty as the waitress didn't come back to the table for extended period of times. The noise was very loud, which made it difficult to have a conversation.

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Brian
New England
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy food and drinks. The wait staff was friendly.

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vipCategrace
New England
47 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were so happy to be back indoors at Alta! Our server, Catherine, was a delight and very attentive. The wine and food were fresh and appealing -- perfect for a hot summer evening. We'll be back soon!

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teresab
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Outdoor dining was nice, however at dusk mosquitos attacked, need to have some measure of mitigation, citronella candles?

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Pica
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Welcoming and kind staff.
We had a corner table and enjoyed the relaxed setting. The salmon was excellent-cooked perfectly and chickpea and tomato accompaniment delicious.
Also recommend the Alta Strada cocktail- tart and very refreshing.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating our daughter-in-law who is about to give birth to our 1st grandchild in the next few days! 😊

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very attentive and great customer service!

LK
LaurenK
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food were amazing!

LR
LawrenceR
New England
6 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food's terrific, the person who served us was gracious and precise, and somehow the restaurant has created an attractive tterrace in the middle of a parking lot!

TS
TomS
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, great food. The new table layout makes it more enjoyable and quieter for conversation.

AG
AnneG
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor seating, nice lighting, delicious food

SB
vipSB001
New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, service and ambience.

JA
vipJoyA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Food was nothing to write home about. The best word I can use to describe it is boring. Went to celebrate my daughter’s birthday and was disappointed. Left hungry because I didn’t enjoy my meal.

RM
vipRogerM
New England
28 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and our server Katherine was outstanding though she was handling a lot of tables….

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Debrorah
New England
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, delicious cuisine , desert to die for! Staff friendly, service prompt. We made reservation and were promptly seated!!
Ambience very nice! I doubt we will ever tire of coming here!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alta Strada is our favorite restaurant in Wellesley! Great food, great service and enjoyable atmosphere. We will be back!

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Alta Strada- Wellesley is rated 4.6 stars by 1993 OpenTable diners.

Alta Strada- Wellesley does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/alta-strada-wellesley/giftcards.

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.

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