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Aldo's Italian Restaurant

130 Chapel Street, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-5871
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Ranked #24 of 51 restaurants in Block Island
Price range: $8 - $24
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: A family run business for 38 year"s a favorite for locals and tourist serving pizza, pasta, Fresh seafood and the best expresso martin on block island Also Take out Catering menu
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English first
tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We have visited Block Island three times and we always end up at Aldo's. You just can't beat them. The Pepperoni Bread is to die for and their Pizza is just as good. I tried their Clam Chowder and I liked it better than the expensive place down the street. If you want affordable, family food with great people and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband and I didn't especially care for Aldo's. The portions are big, but it's too crowded and too casual - including the service. We had Italian dishes that were OK, certainly not great. The view is not scenic, but it does have ample outdoor seating.

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had breakfast here both mornings and it was very nice to sit on the patio and enjoy the warm weather. The food was fine.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I ordered their Eggplant Parmigiana, and it was "out of this world!" The staff was friendly and accomodating to all my needs!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I've gone to Block Island every summer of my life and my family always seemed to skip Aldo's. When one of my BI green friends came for the day she wanted to go to Aldo's. Let's just say I know why I never went. The food left me saying eh and it was dark and gloomy especially compared to the... More

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Fort Lauderdale
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Waste of money! -5 (NEGATIVE FIVE) stars for food, 4 stars for service. I have had better meals at fast food establishments. Eat elsewhere!!!

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Aldo's Bakery is SO good! The baked goods are delicious and there is a huge amount of yummy food to choose from. The restaurant is good too with a lot of traditional Italian dishes. Yum!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I worked at a hotel full time and part time at a Surf shop that was located across the street from Aldo's. My coworkers and I would always sneak an order for some amazing stuffies to eat on our break. Don't stop at just the stuffies, they have an incredible bakery on premises, too!

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Coventry, RI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

The ice cream is good but my family dined here one evening and although the eggplant appetizer was quite good the pizza was the worst I have ever had. It tasted like it was store bought frozen pizza. I actually have had better frozen pizza. If you are looking for pizza do not go here. I can not speak on... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The pizza at Aldo's has been my favorite on BI for decades, even though it has changed over time. What's up with that, Aldo's? I'm thinking of the heavy cheese and garlic pizza served on orange lunch trays back in the '80s. For this year's visit, the flavor and crust were nice. We had a great, attentive waiter. Do you... More

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