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Al Fresco

11710 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4405
+1 757-873-0644
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11710 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4405
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

Some of these best food in Hampton Roads can be found at this fine eatery. If you like Italian food and you like it in quantity this is the place. Located in a shopping center on Route 17 it's well worth the trip from almost...More

Thank tombob7
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Consistently provides excellent quality food and friendly, efficient service. Waiter Vince is outstanding.

Thank 827matth
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We don't often get to Newport News but with a Groupon we do. Al Fresco has excellent food, a good wine list, super service, and decent prices. Having eaten here several times of the past few years, I can say without reservation the food and...More

Thank Italianenvy
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The service was top-notch. I had the calamari and mussels. The calamari and sauce were quite tasty, though the calamari was a tiny bit overcooked for my taste, but not by much. The mussels were rather large and cooked just right with a sauce that...More

Thank pez-oz33
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I've been there several times and have whatever the special is and have never been disappointed. The waitresses during lunch are long time employees who take as much pride in making sure you're satisfied as waiters in Italy do.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I know that Newport News is not a hot travel destination for most people, but we went to this restaurant based on the very good reviews here and on Open Table. My wife wanted to eat good Italian so we made the drive from Williamsburg....More

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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

My family and I needed a good place to eat dinner before a show. We read the reviews & I am SO glad we chose Al Fresco. It is located at the end of a strip mall, but please do not let the outside fool...More

Thank cwtraveler_16
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I have to admit we are regulars and have been for years. Prior to me moving back to the area my parents were for years as well. This is done well from top to bottom. We were there on a Tues night, all wines by...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I went here after receiving a gift certificate. There's a nice atmostphere in the dining area and our server was attentive and friendly. I was disappointed that the entree I'd hoped to order for dinner (from their website) was no longer on the menu, and...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Our group of six ladies found this great restaurant on Yelp and it surely did not disappoint. While located on an end cap in a strip center on Jefferson Ave, it had a lovely ambiance. White linen tablecloths, candle lights, and a professional waiter. I...More

Thank MissBelle1
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Mary P
4 February 2018|
Response from alex l | Reviewed this property |
call restaurant. however many restaurant website have a disclaimer saying prices may vary due to these small restaurants not having the time or finances to continually update menus. in this case it sounds like they just do... More
Donald C
23 August 2016|
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Response from Jeanbqueenbee | Reviewed this property |
No idea. I am not a diabetic and have no food allergies other than macadamia nuts. I agree that you should contact the restaurant for such information.
6 May 2016|
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Response from pez-oz33 | Reviewed this property |
As another answered, my wife and I are always full from our delicious meal to even consider a dessert. We have never once looked at their dessert choices. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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