We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (83)
Filter reviews
82 results
Traveler rating
52
20
4
4
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
52
20
4
4
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews northern italian food birthday dinner melt in your mouth full bar food was great dessert brick patrons
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

This is a very elegant restaurant with perfect service and extraordinary food. My father’s family is from the same area in Italy and I grew up eating a lot of the same type of food all of my fathers sisters were gourmet chefs and I...can say if you’re eating at Alberto’s you are eating the bestMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Hidden Gem Restaurant Great wine selection, full bar and amazing food. Impeccable service and staff.

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed January 18, 2020

Alberto's has been established for many years. On a recent visit with friends in Queens, N.Y., we went out for dinner and could not stop raving about the restaurant for the rest of our trip! The hospitality, which is always of importance to me, was...so wonderful that we were some of the first patrons there and some of the last to leave.The atmosphere is very warm and welcoming and, being from the earthquake country of California, it was delightful to be in a room with warm brick walls. The Northern Italian food was absolutely scrumptious and we even had dessert, which I normally forego. It was melt in your mouth fresh and good, and we insisted on sharing so we could taste as many as possible. We all agreed that the Northern Italian cuisine is lighter than the food in the South, and would definitely recommend it.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed December 2, 2019

Fantastic Food in a traditional setting - you'll think you're on the set of a Scorcesse movie. Service is great and the cuisine is both classic and creative.

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Sure it was over 20 years ago, but the food was great then and still great today. My husband's favorite place to go for his birthday dinner even though we live in Suffolk County!

Date of visit: April 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed March 30, 2019

The owner was warm and welcoming and the decor lovely. Our waiter was helpful and attentive without being annoying. The prices are not inexpensive but not outrageous and each dish was delicious beginning with the generous bread baskets. A special place that we will return...to. Note that it is not too far from the LIRR and subway and street parking is available.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Come expecting good Italian and having wonderful Italian food. Old style service—-like they actually are of service. The food is not the usual and every time I try a new dish. They have a full bar and the bartender is great!! Can’t say enough about...Alberto’s.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed May 25, 2018

6 of us for special birthday dinner. Exceptional food & service. Staff fussed over the birthday girl which was lovely. The filet mignon, veal, pasta, salads all fantastic. Great desserts too. So glad we chose Alberto for this event.

Date of visit: May 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with high expectations and was greatly disappointed. We should've left when the owner told us we couldn't bring a drink from the bar to the table. We were finally seated and we could hardly understand the waiter We ordered one order...of mussels too share and the waiter brought two and was annoyed when we told him. We ordered the seafood risotto. Heard it was one of the best dishes it was very fishy and almost inedible. When the waiter took the plates away he told me I ate too much bread. My friends and I were all extremely disappointed and will never come back. The dessert was the only thing decent and besides it was very expensive for what it was. I hardly ever write reviews but I feel people should know before they go to the restaurant unfortunately I did not read any reviews before I came here. So beware before you go.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Helpful?
Reviewed September 20, 2017

When a restaurant survives for 41 years, it has to be doing something right. Alberto's is not simply surviving, it's thriving. Under the continued watchful eyes of Silvana and Roberto, the siblings who started the restaurant, and a team of first-class servers, some of whom...have been with the restaurant for decades, Alberto sets the standard for fine Northern Italian dining. It's classic regional pasta offering, tortelli, a melt-in-your-mouth pasta that you won't find anyplace else, is worth travelling hours to experience again and again. If you had a Northern Italian grandmother, it will bring back some wonderful memories. You will also find entrees like rack of lamb in a savory crust that fewer restaurants are offering, and unlike those that do, the portion is generous and cooked perfectly. The tuna with tomatoes and onions, another classic dish, seared, was enough for two and beautifully presented. Finish the meal with strawberries and zabaglione and a complimentary glass of moscato, and you'll want to return, after a visit to the gym, of course! It's well worth a trip from Manhattan or the east end of Long Island to visit Alberto's, again and again.More

Date of visit: September 2017
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
The Umbrella Hotel
56 reviews
1.27 miles away
Wyndham Garden LaGuardia South
163 reviews
1.62 miles away
Kew Motor Inn
4 reviews
1.88 miles away
Best Western Jamaica Inn
576 reviews
1.92 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Il Poeta Ristorante Italiano
55 reviews
.06 miles away
Nick's Bistro
50 reviews
.29 miles away
La Vigna
47 reviews
.04 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Cinemart Cinemas
83 reviews
.35 miles away
Forest Park
38 reviews
.76 miles away
The Shops at Atlis Park
19 reviews
.80 miles away
Forest Hills Stadium
132 reviews
.67 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cecilia S
November 7, 2016|
Answer
Response from Gee241956 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, Alberto does not do lunch. They only have private functions during the afternoon. They don't open for dinner until 5pm. Also, no pre-fixe menus.
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing