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Alta Strada

4.4
1484 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Casual (32)
  • Neighborhood Gem (22)
  • Good for a Date (19)
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Brunch:
Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm -10:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(781) 237-6100
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Michael Schlow
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Weston Road
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Parking details
The hustle and bustle of downtown Wellesley offers plenty of on-street parking. There is also a parking lot in back of the restaurant.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1484 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.0
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

My daughter's chicken was mediocre. The asparagus was very overcooked. My salmon was oily and left an unpleasant aftertaste. The brussel sprouts arrived cold and hard. I sent them back for further cooking. They came back only slightly more cooked, slightly warm and many were still hard. My husband liked his Bolognese pasta.

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RichardA 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Sunday Brunch, excellent food, high quality and hot from kitchen - service was great. Restaurant was relatively quiet as it was a 3 day weekend with holiday - all the better for those of us that dined.

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soundmeal (New England)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Pleasant as always. Wonderful wait staff. Timing btw courses good.

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LeslieR 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was very good but service was lacking. And with the cost of the meals, that should not have been the case.

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vipJudes (New England)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Alta Strada never disappoints - very good food and service - very attentive wait person who was also very knowledgeable about the wine.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Excellent food. Evening spoiled by noisy dining room.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Portions are extremely small for the price. Food is excellent however.

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vipSusan (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went for Valentines Day and enjoyed the 4 course, fixed dinner to share they they offered.

Although it was busy, the service was great, and so was the food. Each dish was cooked perfectly!

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Sauce (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The staff were very warm and the waitstaff excellent. The menu was too limited even for this occasion. The web site didn’t indicate that the limited menu was all you could choose from. The portions were small for the amount of money. Th prices were more like fine dining with a very casual and noisy atmosphere. We ordered a half lobster with pasta and a tiny piece of lobster appeared for 35.00. The manager did bring us more after complaining.

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vipPhaux (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Once again, a premium experience at Alta Strada for Valentine's Day. Great food an service. The floor was busy with small delays but not enough to sully the experience. A little pricey for the area, but a wonderful casual-yet-special occasion destination.

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