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Alberto Italian Restaurant

7171 E Cave Creek Rd, Carefree, AZ 85331-8634
+1 480-488-5800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
7171 E Cave Creek Rd, Carefree, AZ 85331-8634
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Visiting the Area and excited to find what appeared to be an authentic Italian restaurant. Poaitives: called on a Friday night requesting reservations for 7 at 7. Initially was told no, but then after consulting wait staff, the owner said they could accommodate us at...More

Thank C J
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Dinner at Alberto's was recommended by the concierge at The Boulders. We had a very lovely dinner in a traditional looking Italian restaurant. Food is prepared from scratch and absolutely delicious, paired with a great wine! Alberto and his staff were very welcoming and attentive....More

Thank mzak0506
Reviewed 27 February 2018

great place, great food, amazing cezar salad with dressing out of this world! very friendly Owner, beautiful inside, 10/10! if u want to have a nice evening with your family, eat a good food and just enjoy being at the beautiful place - thats the...More

Thank 3cmezyklukasz
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Alberto seems to try his best I do wish he would cook the meals. He is the front man and two girls do the rest out front. First time we tried he had the place full with some type of group outing and we were...More

Thank leeMorrisIllinois
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had passed this on our way our of town one morning , and decided to come back for dinner. . It's a small, neat little place in a strip mall, and we were not sure what to expect. Even though we had no reservation,...More

Thank wdlander
Reviewed 19 January 2018

The Italian uber-hospitality built up our expectations (again), only to have them dashed by the meals (again). Pizza was undercooked (again); pasta was pretty good. Some people love this place, but for us it is simply average Italian food served in an uncomfortable, awkward environment.

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We visit Alberto every time we come to Carefree. The food is all homemade and Alberto always recommends the best wine to pair with your meal. Don't miss out on the best Italian in town. He treats you like family.

Thank gail092873
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A hidden jewel. Great food and service. Owner takes pride in his food and service. A Carefree icon. Everything is good and nice wine selection

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Cannot say too much about this eatery. We tried it when commuting from out of town to this area, over weekends. Food was okay, nothing outstanding. Never seem to be too busy, nor were they that friendly.

Thank _martinrsykes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Recently visited Alberto's with some friends for dinner. Upon arrival we were greeted by Alberto himself who is very friendly. The restaurant is very small and lacking ambiance but that's okay because you can tell it's a family owned restaurant and Alberto does his darndest...More

Thank Jason C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7171 E Cave Creek Rd, Carefree, AZ 85331-8634
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Carefree
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-5800
owned and operated by Alberto Liani, it is a small (11 table) restaurant in Carefree, Arizona (near the Boulders Resort). He formerly operated a restaurant in Beverly HIlls and it is one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever eaten in. he prepares all of his food (even the bread) from scratch. Telephone Number is 480-488-5800
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