La Torretta Ristorante
We have been coming to this restaurant on our trips from Tucson for almost 15 years. The owners, originally from New York, know how to prepare Italian cuisine. Ambiance is excellent with dramatic fresco-like Michelangelo art covering the the walls. Servers are knowledgeable, efficient and entertaining making this a most rewarding dining experience. As a semi-retired food writer this restaurant is deserving of my highest recommendation.
We had a wonderful dinner with friends at La Torretta Ristorante. It was my birthday and had received a gift voucher. We all enjoyed our delicious meals and had great service. The portions were generous and we enjoyed every bite. The atmoshpere felt like "old world Italian" and was pleasant, not loud. We were able to enjoy conversation without competing with noise. We all agreed that we would definitely be coming back. Thank you for making my birthday dinner so enjoyable.
LA TORRETTA ALWAYS HAS EXCELLENT FOOD,BUT THE SERVICE AND FRIENDLY STAFF IS WHY WE COME BACK!
The food is excellent but expensive, the ambiance pleasant and noise level quiet; Chaz, the waiter, excellent. Will return again and we've been there three times. Recommended.
Excellent service!! Excellent Food! Great ambiance!
We come here often for two reason: good food and an entertaining waiter.
The staff at LA Torretta Are absolutely the best. The food is outstanding.
Recent new Owner, the food was so full of salt and garlic that it was the worst I have eaten there for years. The owner is trying to keep the food longer!! Same chef, the owner is solely responsible for this mess! The bread was grocery store rolls, what a joke. I will not go back there again, this owner does not know anything about Italian cuisine. He was the bus boy, saving on hiring someone!!
We go to this restaurant monthly and always gave a great dinner. Their red sauce is great so i always get a dish served with red sauce
We loved this restaurant!! Great food! We got there very late - waiters were wonderful. We had Lemon Chicken and Chicken Marsala - veggies on side - we shared a side of pasta. Bread basket was delish - served with the best oil and vinegar mixture-
Four of us had dinner at La Torretta on November 18th, all for the first time. Luis, our server, could not have been nicer, was quite knowledgeable about the menu, and was quite attentive. We shared a calamari appetizer (excellent!) and between us had the spaghetti bolognese, the beef ravioli, caesar salad, a the pasta fagiole. Everything was excellent - we took no leftovers home! Go with confidence.
This place is consistently amazing in both food & service categories.
Chas, has always been an excellent waiter. He has all the best of qualities you expect of a great person. He has great skills in every way!! We will always go there for Chas, and the wonderful food.
Portions were very large. Waiter was very friendly and helpful with suggestions.
La Torretta offered plenty of delicious options from appetizers to entrees. The minestrone was superb, hot and flavorful in a deep dish with a hint of tangy. The caesar salad was also well prepared and just enough to stimulate the appetite. Beef ravioli and spaghetti were excellent as you might expect from an Italian restaurant. The latter in particular was a massive mound with meatball, sausage and extra marinara. Impossible to eat it all so it left with us for a future meal. Two glasses of monte antico were the perfect complement to our meals. No room for dessert so can't comment on that part of the menu. Our server was super efficient but it was a slow night so that was to be expected. Would return on our next visit to S'dale next year.
Food was good. A little pricey. Service was good as well.
Service was excellent from all staff and our server was especially fun and charming. Very much enjoyed the food and wine.
Restaurant is out of 60s 70s. Dated decore, allthought seating looked fairly new. Food, very old school, rustic. Just ok !!! Very overprice wine . $13.00 bottle retail. 8-10 wholesale sold for $60.00. The have a game going . If your a regular they give coupons at the table for money off wine and food.
"Enought with the games". Arizona is one of the states, that won't allow you to bring your own wine . So I guess you have to put up with overvalued wine. At least here. Hopefully the next few nights are better.
Great food. Atmosphere conducive to relaxed conversation. Good service. Reasonable prices.
Our food was fabulous--we had a party of six and everyone had a fabulous meal--the service was equally awesome--go to La Torretta for great Italian cuisine and wonderful service!
Top-Notch Italian Meals. Especially liked the Owner stopped at each table to ask how our meals were tasting.
Excellent as always. Best service I’m town, quality food, and reasonable prices. One of the top restaurants in the area.
Went on a Groupon !
Food was very good , restaurant decor was very dated.
Server didn’t subtract Groupon $$$ from bill.
We brought to his attention & at that point he redid the bill.
A bit shady, but the food was very good.
You walk back in time to the charm and restraint of finer dining with the whimiscal touch of Michelangelo murals and, cushy carpet. No shouting to be heard, a welcome relief from too many restaurants who want to deafen us. La Torretta firmly grasps what is hip and..delicious without losing their nod to classic touches like the recessed ceiling with blue skies and clouds, which just adds to its charm. AND, The food! We had their calamari, large and lightly battered, we will order again. My wild salmon was a generous portion, perfectly done with a balance of fresh vegies. Will order again. My spousal unit enjoyed the spaghetti bolognese and took half home. Limoncello sorbet with light berries was excellent ending for this occasion. We could tell our server took pride in working at La Torretta and was charming as well. Go Ye and Mangia!
The restaurant was super busy. Maybe that’s why the lasagna, ravioli, and salad were not up to par. However, Chaz our waiter was wonderful as usual.
This was our first time at La Torreta, appetizers (clams) were delicious!!!. We really enjoyed our main dishes, Ossobuco was very good but I will not try it again. Fish special for the day was delicious. We will definitely come back as we spent a wonderful evening at La Torreta.
From the moment you walk in the owner and service team make you feel special dining experience in a casual comfortable atmosphere. From the cocktails or wine to starters entrees and desserts this establishment defines friendly excellence in customer service with delicious entrees. This is a family run gem
We absolutely love La Torretta! We have become sort of regulars now and hope to eventually try every item on the menu if we can stop ordering our favorite every time!
The food is authentic, the service is terrific and the ambiance is inviting and warm. We have turned on 4 other family members to the restaurant and they are lifers now! Thank you for such great experiences every time we dine.
Not very kid friendly, waiter was shushing our 4 year old who speaks a little loud, Food was good, though little pricey for what it is
Great food as usual. A little understaffed at 7:00pm
Our waiter was extraordinary! Gave wonderful recommendation and really ‘designed’ our dinners around our taste. Chianti was fabulous as was all the food, chicken Marsala, chicken with capers and two pasta sides. Creme brûlée was smooth with perfect crackle to the top. Nice relaxed upscale feel but not too fancy. Our anniversary and very thankful we went here!
Met friends here for our 10-year anniversary. The entrees and bread were good, as always, however, the vegetables could use a little more flavor, i.e., would prefer grilled or roasted.
Another fantastic meal here! The staff is incredible & the service is top notch.
This was our first time dining here and will not be our last. Everything from the food to the service was exceptional. We look forward to trying some other menu items.
We are Canadian Snowbirds to Phoenix and make a point of eating here every time we are in town. The food is fabulous and the staff is very friendly. See you again soon 😋
Great Waiter, great food, great and beautiful birthday dessert. My Italian friend texted
her family because she loved it and had never been!
We wish we had discovered this years ago but are so happy to have now found La Toretta. What a treasure. Everything is perfect. The food is soooo good. I am so glad to have found a restaurant that cares about the diner. Even when the dining room is busy I feel like I am the most important person there and looking around all the diners are receiving the same care and attention. Thank you Darius for making this such a wonderful experience.
We love the ambiance, the food, and the servers. This is a rare Italian restaurant, in this day and age, with white tablecloths which makes the experience seem so much more special. The servers take very good care of us and we love to banter with them. The food is excellent.
Totally fabulous food and service. Organic vegetables and salad, water is filtered and delicious. Five star ⭐️ fabulous!
Food and service was very good. Perhaps a little pricey for spaghetti?