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Alex Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

1140 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573
+1 707-967-5500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 10, 2015
“Real Italian Food”
Feb 25, 2015
“Good meal....but....”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1140 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573
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Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

This place was a surprise from a very good person who wanted to show us a nice lunch in Napa. I was blown away as I'm a Chef. The filet of beef and potatoes. Everything was first class. What a sight to see in a...More

Thank MiguelSierra
Reviewed November 11, 2014

Sublime northern Italian food with great ambiance, fantastic wine list and great service. Not surprised to see the owner at our table. Be sure to check out this gem!

Thank Mrotellini
Reviewed November 7, 2014

Excellent service, exquisite Italian food prepared in the premises. The best Italian food in town and probably in the State. The Gnocchi and the dessert the "nona" are outstanding.

Thank enrique d
Reviewed November 3, 2014

The service could not have been better. The owners have a lot of experience with wine and it shows with the various wines that are offered. The menu reflects the owner's Italian heritage which offered items that we were not familiar with. The server was...More

Thank Napamel
Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I had a late night glass of red wine and chocolate cake with caramel syrup and nuts, which was very good. The dinner menu looked like it was worth a visit---next time. Alex and his wife were delightful.

Thank Mickey H
Reviewed October 16, 2014

The owners are from Italy, accommodated a large group of us and even gave us wine to drink around the fountain outside. Glasses, opener, and smiles. This place was a great find.

Thank Leslie A
Reviewed October 2, 2014

The food and the service were excellent. This was one of the best Bolognese sauces I have ever eaten --- outside of Italy. Loved that it was Mom and Pop. Both came to the table to talk to us. Wish it were closer to home.

Thank ronandrosemary
Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed next door at Rancho Caymus and ended up here each night for cheese and another fabulous bootle of wine. Alex has one of the most extensive wine lists in Napa and is priced reasonably well. From the looks of the food around us,...More

Thank Gary N
Reviewed August 31, 2014

If this restaurant were anywhere else in the country beside the Napa Valley, it would be run over with people! In an out-of-the-way location in Rutherford but easy to find. The food was outstanding and the service excellent. It is in the European tradition of...More

Thank PBHAlabama
Reviewed August 29, 2014

Alex -wonderful man. The menu limited and changes daily which might explain the lack of people there at dinner time when other restaurants are packed. That said the food was very good. Not the typical North American Italian restaurant.

Thank graemeleon
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573
    (Highway 29)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 707-967-5500
  • E-mail
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