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11710 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606
757-873-0644
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Al Fresco Restaurant lets you feast on a bountiful array of Italian...
Al Fresco Restaurant lets you feast on a bountiful array of Italian specialties. The outstanding menu, featuring pasta, chicken, veal and seafood, highlights a spectrum of lavish Italian specialties that are sure to please discriminating palates. Al Fresco Restaurant was planned with the summer in mind. An outdoor patio with a warm breeze and cold drinks are a perfect combination.
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    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful Italian Meal

Love to find local Italian (rather than the big chains) places. Service was good and waiter great in recommending items on their menu. Enjoyed the Vitello Verbena, ( veal with prosciutto and a Marsala sauce) delicious. Quaint decor with wonderful ambiance highlighted by live musician playing in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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Yorktown, Virginia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

the potions are HUGE. The server took our detailed order from 7 people without writing anything down, got the drinks right too as well as the separate checks without having to ask twice. I had the eggplant parm. My husband had the Salmon and thought it was some of the best he's ever had. Great selection of desserts. In fact... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Love to find local Italian (rather than the big chains) places. Service was good and waiter great in recommending items on their menu. Enjoyed the Vitello Verbena, ( veal with prosciutto and a Marsala sauce) delicious. Quaint decor with wonderful ambiance highlighted by live musician playing in the background. If you have room for desert, their Tiramisu or the pistachio... More 

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Newport News
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Al Fresco is a favorite of ours. The restaurant is colorfully decorated with a fine dining feel. Tables are separated enough to provide a quiet, comfortable and private meal. The staff are welcoming, and the service is attentive without being obtrusive. The beautifully prepared food is a treat for the eye and tongue. A fun way to sample some more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very romantic setting. A bit pricey, so I would save it for special occasions. Cashew chicken was very delicious. It was a special though, so not sure how often they have it. Also, ordered linguine al fresco but received linguine alfredo. So if you're ordering al fresco, make sure your waiter hears you correctly.

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Newport News, Virginia
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Nice quaint establishment, do not judge the book by it's cover! The location may not be all that great! But it's what's on the inside that counts.... Great food, service, and environment....

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Tidewater, VA
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

For a truly romantic evening, make reservations and bring your loved one to Al Fresco' s. I promise they will not disappoint.

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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

great food and good prices. If you like Italian food you have to go here. Pastas and seafood are great. Make sure they are open I think they close early afternoon 3 and reopen at 5, just call

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went to Al Fresco for a graduation dinner. All four of us had very good meals, seafood pasta and other standard Italian fare. It's a very pretty restaurant and the staff was attentive. All is all, an enjoyable celebratory dinner.

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Newport News, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Al Fresco's is the Best Italian restaurant in Newport News, Va. We go there often and have brought friends who have been back themselves. Every dish has been absolutely mouthwatering I haven't had anything I didn't like. I've been disappointed when I go elsewhere to order one of my favorite dishes that I like at Al Fresco's. Trust me, you'll... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It wasn't the normal Irish fare for St. Paddy's Day but I was in more of an Italian frame of mind. All Fresco is always a sure bet for a lovely evening and a great meal. I decided to try something different and ordered the salmon piccata. I'm so glad I did. It was absolute perfection. Do yourself a flavor.

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Additional Information about Al Fresco

Address: 11710 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606
Phone Number: 757-873-0644
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11710 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: 757-873-0644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Al Fresco Restaurant lets you feast on a bountiful array of Italian specialties. The outstanding menu, featuring pasta, chicken, veal and seafood, highlights a spectrum of lavish Italian specialties that are sure to please discriminating palates. Al Fresco Restaurant was planned with the summer in mind. An outdoor patio with a warm breeze and cold drinks are a perfect combination.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?