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Alta Strada

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92 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5714 (Weston Road)
+1 781-237-6100
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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649 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 620 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent food. Reasonable prices. Fine Italian wine list, many at approachable prices. The tagliatelle bolognese for lunch was outstanding, and the potato soup was superb. A glass or two of Chianti Reserva is an excellent complement. Service is pretty good and the parking is easy. The main drawback is that it has succeeded as a community restaurant, which means it... More 

Thank EagleEyeBoston
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a number of times and have been happy with our experience each and every time! This is a nice looking restaurant, though the tables in the center of the dining room are a bit close to each other (so, you get friendly, even though folks from Wellesley may be taken a bit off guard!)HINT, to avoid... More 

Thank Eur0pe2013
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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153 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am giving Alta Strada 5 stars because I really enjoyed the tuna salad they serve. It is beautifully prepared, filling, healthy and very tasty. Good service and very attentive staff. The bread to start is very good as well. Excellent choice for a business lunch!

Thank babel39
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite place to go when we can get out for a date night - the food is delicious, the atmosphere warm. Our favorite server, Alex, makes our evenings lots of fun, too.

Thank happytarheel
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed eating at this large, casual Italian restaurant very much. Even though I'm a vegetarian and didn't feel like ordering pasta, I found two very tasty appetizers that filled me satisfactorily and tasted great. The eggplant parmigiana featured thinly sliced eggplant, which was layered nicely, and had a wonderful sauce. I also got the cauliflower with parmigiano cheese, which... More 

Thank MaineGuy777
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great little spot in Wellesley Center! Sort of a casual dining experience with "upscale" food. I wouldn't consider it cheap eats, but definitely mid-range. Went here on a Sunday night for a quick business dinner. The restaurant was buzzing with energy. The waitstaff was efficient and friendly. They made sure we were well-tended to without being a nuisance. I had... More 

Thank Steve0117
Boston, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. The service and food are consistently good. I love the broccoli on the antipasti menu. The sled with arugula and chicken is yummy.

Thank Deb P
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Our group of 4 adults had the most fantastic dinner at Alta Strada. The restaurant has an open feel to it and is was quite lively on a Saturday night. We had the most amazing waiter (ALEX) who was just so gracious and nice and funny. He recommended a few dishes for us to try and brought us yummy drinks.... More 

Thank QueenVictoriaBoston
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The ambiance of the restaurant can't be beat, and the service is very helpful. However, the pasta we ordered was extremely spicey, which no one had either asked or warned us about. And we were never asked how our food was! Also, very overpriced. There are better values in Wellesley.

Thank JC P P
Natick, Massachusetts
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Let's be serious - sometimes it is a hassle to drive from Metrowest into Boston, especially on a cold winter night which is why we canceled our reservation in the North End (it was too cold to walk around, and hop snowbanks for parking) and went to Alta Strata instead. The restaurant has an energetic atmosphere, and tables are close... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5714
    (Weston Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-237-6100

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