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Al Fresco

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11710 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4405
+1 757-873-0644
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
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Newport News
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently visited Al Freso restaurant for Valentine's day and I was surprised by the appearance of the place when you go inside. The staff was very attentive in a good way. The food was delicious! We had Pollo alla Parmigiana and my wife and I really enjoyed the meal. I know from looking at the place form the outside... More 

Thank T7938COluisg
Newport News, Virginia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant does not have a very romantic location within the city, but it is central. Inside it is a very nice place for a special dinner. The walls are painted in the stereotypical Italian restaurant fashion, the tables have tablecloths and the staff is very professional. I have never seen a child there. The food is well-prepared and the... More 

Thank 0102annamaria
Newport News, Virginia
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457 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner last Friday (1/27) at Al Fresco. Very busy Friday night at the restaurant. Thankfully we had made reservations and did not have to wait. Service was great. Attentive without hovering. Food was delicious. We dined with the restaurant week menu. Three courses for $20. We both had Caesar salads, then I had linguine with pesto sauce, spinach, pine... More 

Thank virginian9
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Six of us met for dinner and we all had the evening's specials. One special was a veal, chicken and shrimp dish over angel hair pasta and the other was a fish dish. Everyone really enjoyed his or her food which started with a small salad with house dressing and delicious warm bread. Several people had glasses of wine which... More 

3 Thank Carol B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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414 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Al Fresco is a pleasant dining experience. The restaurant is spacious with good acoustics…by that I mean that the carpet and ceiling absorb a lot of the sound allowing for quiet dining. Service was friendly and attentive. The restaurant accommodates groups nicely. I thought the Pollo Rustico was particularly good; the lasagna servings are huge; and the tiramisu was probably... More 

1 Thank BLT1991
yorktown, United States
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

small but very comfortable, family friendly and well seasoned food. Crowded during usual meal hours but much more comfortable when its less crowded

1 Thank Alex L
Yorktown, Virginia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place for a romantic dinner. Excellent food, I had lasagna and wife had salmon over a salad. The house wine was outstanding and the service could not have been better. This is our favorite place for Italian food. Not only is the quality and price the best in town but because as soon as you walk in you feel... More 

1 Thank Dennis5969
Newport News, Virginia
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Al Fresco has reliably good food, well prepared, good service, and a nice atmosphere for business lunches. Greeters and wait staff are friendly and knowledgeable. This isn't fast food, but it is timely considering the quality and individual preparation. My personal favorite is the eggplant rollatini, available as either an appetizer (actually enough for lunch with a salad) or entree... More 

1 Thank SuzanneSays
Woodbridge, Virginia
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282 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Greeted warmly at the door. Servers were friendly and helpful with choices. Good wine list. We had lasagna and chicken al fredo... both very well done. Dinner partners had veal and salmon dishes and were very happy. Certainly a place to revisit!

Thank R K
Virginia Beach
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173 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The bread was delicious! The wine choices were perfect and reasonably priced. The salmon in cream sauce is perfect. The chicken al fredo was good. The noodles were fresh and very egg tasting. Some of the best pasta ever. Get the coconut bomb or you will regret it.

1 Thank picturetakingone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11710 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4405
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-873-0644
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.

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