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39 Norwich Westerly Rd, Mashantucket, CT 06339-1128 (Rt 2 and 214)
+1 860-312-4090
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We both had the MILANESE which was a Parmigiano Crusted Chicken Breast topped with Fresh Mozzarella & Tomato Salad and we were both pleasantly surprised had how good it was. We definitely will be going back. We go to quite a few top notch Italian Restaurants and this meal was on a par with the best. The atmosphere is very... More 

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We had diner at the restaurant while we were staying at the Foxwood Casino complex. The food was excellent and the service perfect. We had the Chicken Franchisee and Rigatoni Bollanasie, Both dishes were excellently cooked and presented with outstanding service The food and the atmosphere made the evening well worth the time and cost. This restaurant is definitely a... More 

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Thank NYCborn1944
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133 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Great Italian cuisine pasta is so good the sauce anything on the menu can't go wrong a nice glass of wine and viola lol

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Thank venomnyc
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I visit Foxwoods about 6 times a year.Was there in January 2017.Service was average, but the food I found wanting(veal marsala).I'll think again before going to Al Dente.

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Thank John B
Greg W, Guest Relations Manager at AL Dente Restaurant, responded to this review

John - Thank you for visiting Foxwoods Resort Casino. We appreciate you taking the time to post a review on Al Dente , however disappointed your experience did not meet your expectations. We have shared your comments with the management team so we can make improvements for all guests. We hope you visit us again, we have over 36 dining... More 

Southington, Connecticut
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121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The restaurant, located in the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods, has a lovely décor and pleasant ambiance...the food was absolutely delicious. I had the veal marsala and my date the clams linguini both were scrumptious...and the beautiful music playing softly in the background made for a romantic dinner. After dinner we shared a delicious tiramisu dessert which had extra fruit... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Put a very good taste in our mouths after a fairly bad taste from wandering the endless maze that is Foxwoods. I had a chicken dish with a healthy portion of fresh mozzarella and tomatoes on top, while my wife had linguine. Both were excellent as was a salad we shared as an appetizer. There were plenty of menu choices,the... More 

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Hazlet, New Jersey, United States
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent mid to upper restaurant more to the higher side. Great wine list with knowledgeable staff about the wines and entries and what to pair with each. Food was excellent.

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Thank Edward B
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Several weeks ago I made a 5:30 reservation. I spent a significant amount of time checking on location in regards to the show we were going to. When we arrived they said they didn't have our reservation. I realize there could have been a miscommunication concerning the date but that didn't help with finding a sit down restaurant on a... More 

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Thank Joan H
ksull2016, Manager at AL Dente Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Joan H, I would like to apologize for any inconvenience that you experienced during a busy Saturday evening. Can you please email me at KSullivan@foxwoods.com and include the date you were in, how you booked the reservation (online / call center/ called us directly), and were you provided with a confirmation number? Also please include your full name and... More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The food was not good. The chicken was undercooked meanwhile the lobster was over cooked. We will never return

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Thank Rebecca B
ksull2016, Manager at AL Dente Restaurant, responded to this review

HI Rebecca, I'm sorry to hear about your experience at Al Dente. Could you please let me know the day you were in, what dish you ordered, which waiter you had, and what the waiter did when they found out about the food? Please email me at ksullivan@foxwoods.com and include your mailing address so I can send you an invite... More 

Granby, CT
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We've been here before and have enjoyed it - we didn't expect the poor service we received this past weekend. We had a reservation, were seated right away, but the waiter serving our area ignored us for a long time (20 minutes?) while giving attention to tables around us. Took him a long time to take our order, then a... More 

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Thank CapeCodFans
ksull2016, Manager at AL Dente Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello CapeCodFans, I'm sorry to hear about your experience at Al Dente, this is not our typical service that we provide. I would like to send you an invite back, if you can please email your Name and Mailing address to ksullivan@foxwoods.com I will send one out promptly. This will also allow me to look up your reservation and further... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Norwich Westerly Rd, Mashantucket, CT 06339-1128
    (Rt 2 and 214)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Mashantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 860-312-4090
Description
Italian cuisine is a very passionate cuisine that prides itself on cultivating the freshest ingredients to shine through. Our goal at Al Dente is to provide you with that passion and freshness along with excellent, knowledgeable service, from a menu that brings our own unique preparations to some of Italy's classic dishes.

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