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Al Fresco Italian Restaurant

Crowne Plaza Dubai Sheikh Zayed Rd | Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 23215, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 331 1111
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  • Average15%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Crowne Plaza Dubai Sheikh Zayed Rd | Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 23215, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, very good service. Food is ok, but no wow-effect. Price is ok, with nice location adjacent he Crowne Plaza Dubai hotel.More

Thank VillaFagerli
Crowne Plaza D, Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear VillaFagerli, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Al Fresco Crowne Plaza ® Dubai I am glad to know that you were impressed with our service team, however I have noted with regret that you were not satisfied with the quality of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good but the decor is a bit tired and the service was inconsistent and slow. The outdoor seating area, in particular, is quite dark and has no view or atmosphere and really needs updating. We had the Entertainer app, and were very...More

Thank arab_joe
Crowne Plaza D, Asst Outlet Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear arab_joe, Thank you for your feedback about your experience at Al fresco Restaurant. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and that the food was good. We are sorry to hear about the inconsistency of service throughout your visit to our Outlet....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Italian restaurant at the Crowne Plaza hotel. The ossobucco with risotto was excellent. Everything was fresh and copious! The service was also very good, friendly and competent.More

1  Thank breizh63
Crowne Plaza D, Asst Outlet Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear breizh63, Thank for your feedback about Al Fresco. We're Happy that you have had such a wonderful experience in Al fresco. Your feedback has been noted and have been shared with the staff. Thank you once again and hope that we will be hosting...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017

the osso bucco was delicious. we enjoyed ourselves so much we went back a second time! friendly service and very pleasant atmosphere.More

1  Thank Alison T
Crowne Plaza D, Asst Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Alison T for your feedback about Al fresco. We're delighted to know about your dining experience at Al fresco. Your comment has been noted and been given through to the team. We hope to be hosting you and your company in the near...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

I went to "al fresco" to test the seafood risotto. The risotto was very delicious, with many seafood well cocked, that's mind little time of cooking to preserve the sense of freshness of the seafood. the risotto includes also some small pieces of fish fillet,...More

Thank malambo_01
Crowne Plaza D, Asst Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Malambo. We are pleased to know that you have had a wonderful experience at Al fresco. Your comments have been noted and has been shared with the team. We hope to see you experience many more wonderful times at Al fresco in the...More

Reviewed April 9, 2017

We were there for business lunch and looking for a quiet place so that we could discuss . It was a trade-off between buffet lunch where where were lots of people and noise not to mention a lot of dishes to choose from and a...More

Thank M Jawad S
Crowne Plaza D, Asst Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you M Jawad S for your comment on TripAdvisor. Please note that your response has been noted and have been communicated with our team members. Truly thanking you for your feedback. And hope to have the opportunity to host you and your company again...More

Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Nestled beside reception of the Crowne Plaza this is a friendly small Italian restaurant serving great range of food. My squid stater was outstanding and my pizza was very good. My colleagues starter and risotto were also of great quality. Service was impeccable.More

Thank Kevin F
Crowne Plaza D, Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, We are pleased to hear that you have had a wonderful experience at Al Fresco. Your comments have been noted and will be shared with the team. Thank you for your positive feedback and we definitely hope to have you back for another...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Had a business dinner there! The service was great! And an absolutely superb pepperoni pizza...the best i ever had!! Must Try!! 👌🏻👌🏻More

Thank Marwan B
Crowne Plaza D, Asst Outlet Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Marwan B You feedback has been noted and that we would like to thank you for visiting Al Fresco. We hope that you will be returning to the restaurant to enjoy another wonderful meal. Thank you once again and your comments will be...More

Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We were not happy here at all. Food was well below average, service was so bad and at the end they only could stamp valet for 1 out of 3 of of out of our valets!! Wh does that??More

1  Thank Anisa C
Crowne Plaza D, Asst Manager at Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Anisa , Thank you for your feedback about your experience at Al fresco and my sincere apologizes for your disappointment. Just to clarify the situation on the valet parking ticket , please note that we have an internally policy that restricts us to stamp...More

Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely surprise for a quick catch up dinner with a friend! Even tho the feel of the restaurant needs attention the terrace area is lovely for a great dining experience, on top of that the food was great and the staff polite and...More

1  Thank Leigh-anna2420
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La K
Can i have adress mail?
July 20, 2016|
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Response from Crowne Plaza D | Property representative |
Hi La K, our address is Crowne Plaza Dubai Sheikh Zayed Road opposite Emirates Towers. Al Fresco is on the 2nd floor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Dubai Sheikh Zayed Rd | Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 23215, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 331 1111
  • E-mail
Description
Al Fresco is an intimate award-winning Italian restaurant with a quaint terrace and open-air theme, which is as welcoming as it is beautiful. Located on the second floor, stepping inside this unique haunt immediately fills you with a feeling of warmth as the smells of fresh dough and herbs waft through the air. Perfect for a quick business lunch or a romantic dinner for two, Al Fresco delivers on all counts.