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“Best Italian In Town”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Al Fresco

Al Fresco
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Ranked #16 of 454 Restaurants in Newport News
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
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.
Newport News, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best Italian In Town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

this Restaurant has fresh Pasta and amazing sauces...Yummy Breads served hot with olive oil and balsamic w/cheese. Vinny is the waiter you want he is the best and you will love the decor. Busy so make reservations.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Jane Susan F
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Rome NY
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Gourmet dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Met friends for dinner. We did not have a reservation but we arrived @5:00PM when the restaurant opens up so they were able to accommodate us. The restaurant was full by the time we left @7PM. Two of us had the special that night (rockfish) for $28 and it was superb, no 'fishy' taste at all. Water glasses were kept full all the time. Two of us had no leftovers. The two who did not finish their meals asked for containers to take them home. A great place to go to have a special meal.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank deeveebee
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Province of Pordenone, Italy
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

Delicious!! Food was fantastic and the servers were so friendly! This is a great place to visit if you are local or out of town.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“great Italian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2012

This is one of my favorite spots for good italian food in Newport News. Actually, one of the best in the Hampton/Newport News area. The service is great [ ask for Vinnie ], nice decor, good wine selection, and even has a screened in dining area as well. Menu is deverse enough to satisfy almost any plate' and serves a decent cocktail, mainly two mixers only. The owner is always there to answer any questions and to ensure of a pleasureable dining experience. Give this nice restaurant a try, you'll like it for your favorite Italian !

  • Visited October 2012
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Roanoke, Virginia
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful atmosphere for dinner or a get together!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

My mother-in-law discovered this little place in the strip mall down the street from the church we got married in. We had dinner there to check it out and the service and food were both superb. We then booked my rehearsal dinner and were offered four meal choices for the guests--all fantastic dishes! They even allowed us to substitute my father-in-law's favorite special for one of the options. The rehearsal dinner went off without a hitch. The food was talked of for days and the service was fantastic and flexible even when we added a head. It took place in the glass enclosed patio room--a gorgeous backdrop to the event.

  • Visited May 2012
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