We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alberto's Ristorante

Reserve a Table
Wed, 23/1

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings


Littleneck Clams*
Wellfleet clams on the half shell
Wellfleet oysters on the half shell
Shrimp Cocktail*
Jumbo shrimp with cocktail sauce
Cheese Plate*
An assortment of imported cheeses, dried fruits & walnuts
A rich, silky, chicken liver paté, garlic crostini, capers, minced egg, & red onion
Salmon Carpaccio*
Smoked salmon filets with chopped egg, capers, onions, & crostini
Artichoke Hearts
Long stemmed, lightly battered & fried, Roman artichoke hearts, with grape tomatoes, capers, shallots, lemon, white wine
Prosciutto di Parma, soppresatta, salami, fire roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, cheese, hummus, & chicken liver paté
Garlic Bread
French baguette with extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, & three cheeses
Fresh baked bread, grated cheese, homemade basil pesto, tomato, red onion, & fresh basil salsa
Cup $6.0
Bowl $8.0
Soup of the Day
Chef's daily creation
Cup $6.0
Bowl $9.0
Zuppa di Pesce
Italian fish soup seasoned with saffron, orange peel, & garlic. Served with a spicy potato aioli & homemade garlic crostini
Cup $6.0
Bowl $9.0
Clam Chowder
Rich & creamy, traditional New England style chowder
Cup $7.0
Bowl $11.0
Seafood Bisque
A creamy seafood base with bits of lobster, scallops, & shrimp
House Salad* **
Mixed greens, tossed with our house vinaigrette, garnished with dried cherries, mandarin oranges, carrots, & walnuts
Caesar Salad*
Romaine salad with croûtons, parmigiano, anchovies, & our homemade Caesar dressing
Caprese Salad*
Mixed field greens, fresh mozzarella cheese, vine-ripened tomatoes, basil, Bermuda onions & extra virgin olive oil
Spinach Salad*
Baby spinach, toasted pecans, goat cheese & sun dried cherries in a raspberry vinaigrette
Tuscan Chopped Salad*
Mixed greens, tomatoes, white Tuscan beans, prosciutto, onions, cucumbers, & fire roasted peppers in a balsamic vinegar & extra virgin olive oil dressing
Mixed field greens with marinated artichoke hearts, portabella mushrooms, & fire roasted peppers, topped with shaved parmigiano cheese & exquisite white anchovies
Arugula Salad*
Arugula, almonds, strawberries, granny smith apples, & gorgonzola cheese tossed with our house balsamic, creme de cassis vinaigrette
Chicken Salad*
Diced white chicken meat tossed with dried cranberries, almonds, mayonnaise, & raisins over mixed greens with onions & tomatoes
Tuna Salad*
White Albacore Tuna with lettuce, tomato, onions, & mixed greens
Market Price
Lobster Salad*
Chunks of lobster, mayonnaise, & celery served over mixed field greens with tomatoes & onion
Add to Any Salad
Grilled Chicken
Cajun Chicken
Fried Calamari
Three Large Grilled Sea Scallops
Eight oz. Grilled Salmon
Three Jumbo Grilled Shrimp
Chicken $12.0
Eggplant $11.0
Parmigiana Sandwich
Breaded chicken cutlet or thinly sliced eggplant, topped with tomato sauce & melted cheese
Philly Steak Sub
Shaved steak, peppers, onions, mushrooms & melted cheese on a french baguette
Classic Italian Sandwich
Prosciutto di parma, salami, mortadella, fontina cheese, basil, red onion, vine ripened tomatoes & a touch of Italian vinaigrette
Veggie Wrap**
Seasonal vegetables, hummus, mixed greens
Chicken or Tuna Salad Wrap
Diced white chicken meat tossed with almonds, raisins, dried cranberries, & mayo, or Albacore tuna with celery, lettuce, tomato, onion, & mayo
Tuscan Chicken Sandwich
Breaded chicken cutlet with arugula, prosciutto di parma, tomatoes, onions, & balsamic
Genovese Sandwich
Chicken & egg-battered eggplant with fontina cheese & a pesto aioli
Italian Quesadilla
Grilled chicken, portabella mushroom, Italian sausage, spinach & three cheeses
Seafood Quesadilla
Shrimp, scallops, lobster, cilantro, cheddar & fontina cheese. Served with a spicy aioli
Market Price
Lobster Roll
Chunks of lobster, celery, & mayonnaise
Market Price
Two Pound Boiled Lobster
Two Pounds - Boiled Lobster
Market Price
Two Pound Baked Lobster
Two Pounds - Baked Stuffed Lobster
Available seasonally. Served with french fries & cole slaw
Fish & Chips
Fried fresh local cod fish
Fried Calamari Plate
Plate of fried calamari
Market Price
Fried Clams
Fried fresh local clams
Market Price
Fisherman's Platter
Fried fresh local clams, shrimp, scallops, & cod fish
Add a small House or Caesar salad to any of the below entrees $2
Cheese ravioli, potato gnocchi, or linguini with with a meatball, sausage, & pork
A traditional Italian meat sauce made with ground beef, veal, & pork, simmered in tomato sauce, tossed with penne pasta
Chicken & Tortellini Alfredo
Sautéed chicken & tortellini in a butter cream cheese sauce
Pappardelle a la Vodka
Homemade pappardelle pasta in a vodka tomato cream sauce
Pappardelle Arrabiata**
Homemade pappardelle pasta in a spicy fresh plum tomato sauce
Mussels Fra Diavolo
Sauteed mussels in a spicy San Marzano plum tomato garlic sauce. Served over linguini
Homemade pasta stuffed with ground beef, pork, veal, pine nuts, & spinach, topped with tomato sauce, béchamel, & melted cheese
Chicken, sausage, broccoli rabe, & cannellini beans sautéed in olive oil, garlic, white wine & chicken stock tossed with penne pasta
Farcite Napoletana
Eggplant rolled & stuffed with ricotta cheese, baked with a San Marzano plum tomato sauce & three cheeses. Served with penne pasta
Chicken $18.0
Eggplant $16.0
Veal $22.0
Served with penne pasta with our homemade tomato sauce
$25. Served Daily 11:30-4:00. Not Valid with Any Other Promotions
At Alberto’s Ristorante, Cape Cod’s first and most well known Italian restaurant, nothing makes us happier than bringing people together through the warmth, comfort, and flavor of authentic Northern Italian cuisine. With years of culinary experience, influences from the traditional dishes of Italy, an extensive, carefully curated wine list, and an intimate indoor/outdoor space garnished with elegance, we transport you from Hyannis to the streets of Milan. From our soups to our desserts, every dish we serve is freshly prepared with only the highest quality ingredients, and our warm, accommodating staff is here to ensure you feel right at home with us no matter the occasion. Join us soon, indulge
US$20 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Italian
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Reviews (876)
Filter reviews
833 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pasta pork chop cheesecake osso bucco house salad scrod shrimp and scallops bread antipasti soup italian food our waiter cape cod olive oil wonderful meal an appetizer main street
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 833 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven’t been to Albertos in several years and spent the nightwondering why. Six of us had the prix-fix. Wonderful appetizers and main dishes. Several had pork shank and others had Italian dishes. Desserts were very good. The rooms were beautifully decorated for the holidays. Converstion...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Retiredteach07
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It means a lot that you thought of us! Sounds like you last visit really was great. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Take care, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Alberto’s is a great place for dinner in Hyannis. They offer a wide variety of Italian choices from seafood, chicken, veal an lamb . Had the pasta with little neck clams and the veal Marsala . They were both awesome. The chocolate cake and coffee...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DaveJ8563
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thrilled you enjoyed the variety of Italian dishes! Good idea to finish your meal with some cake and coffee. Hope you'll be back our way again soon. All the best, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 14 December 2018

The restaurant was decorated beautifully for Christmas. The food was awesome and the service was good even though it was so busy because of Christmas luncheons. Would love to go back for dinner next time. Lovely atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jdhoga
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thrilled that you enjoyed our atmosphere and the food. We're looking forward to having you back soon. Happy holidays, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Good early bird special Quick service but you never feel rushed Several fireplaces, comfortable seating arrangement allowing for quiet conversations

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mobile522346
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and appreciated the service! Hope to see you again soon. Best, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 11 December 2018

If you want verrry good Italian food, go to Alberto’s. The service was excellent as was the food. Other people at my table had ossa buco, spaghetti with sausages and the bread was delicious

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank run4fun122
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2018

It's great to know you were satisfied with the service and the food! The bread is always a favorite. See you next time. Best, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We are in Hyannis for one night to take the ferry to Nantucket tomorrow morning. Because of Trip Advisor and the reviews of this restaurant, we decided to try it here. It was superb! Just as the previous reviewers said. The food was excellent. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RandaMendenhall
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

We're delighted to know you enjoyed your meal and the decorations! Wishing you lived closer so we could welcome you back soon, but it sounds like you had a great visit. Hope you enjoyed your time in Nantucket, and we'd love to see you again...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

I love this place. Very classy, excellent service, always impressive. My wife likes the great Italian, I love the seafood. There is always a 10 dollar off someplace that almost covers the tip. Great eating.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mary M
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Mary, thanks for the love! We're so glad you and your wife have always enjoyed our seafood dishes, and we truly can't wait to welcome you back for another meal. Best, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Saturday before the symphony(also wonderful) we had dinner. Excellent service and food. Waiter was attentive with just the right pacing between courses. Asked for a quiet table and we were seated in a corner—just perfect for the four of us. Have been on the Cape...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dorothy C
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

It means a lot that you've been coming to see us for several years, Dorothy, and that you love to bring company here. We love having you! Hoping to see you again soon for a great night out. Take care, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 31 October 2018

We went in the early afternoon for a hearty lunch. Sat near the front windows. Bright, clean space with cloth table covers, attentive and experienced service. Extensive menu and wine list. Ample parking in the rear of the building. Downtown Hyannis.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John W
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thrilled to know you enjoyed the menu and the service, John! We'd love to have you back for lunch again soon. Best, The Team at Alberto's Ristorante

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Honestly the food was good (but not great). My primary gripe is that for $100+ meal for two, we were seriously rushed. I looked at my watch, as the waitress set down my entree while I was not half done with the cheese plate (I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Agill61
FelisB4, Owner at Alberto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

We always want you be able to enjoy a nice, relaxing dinner, so we're sorry if you felt rushed at all. We've noticed sometimes families tend to appreciate faster service to help with the kids -- hoping you'll give us another chance on a date...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kim M
17 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from Felis B | Property representative |
Hello, We have the asterisks (*) symbol next to many of our menu options. This indicates that item can be prepared gluten free. Just let your waitperson know. Thank you for your inquiry, Felis
27 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from DaveJ8563 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, You can order a gift certificate on line or call them.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing