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Alfresco Italian Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$36
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

They are usually quite busy, partly because of their good location and also the food is consistently good. Service is friendly and the atmosphere is humming.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Came here on a Friday evening and as soon as I walked in the greeting from the host was so welcoming and lovely. The service was outstanding. The waiters did not use any pads and pens as they remembered the order and when delivering the food to the table they did so correctly and moved things on the table to place everything right in front of you and also poured the table water, it was lovely.
The food was great too, I had lasagne and it was delicious it came with salad too which I love! The food felt really homely and authentic. The garlic bread was the best I’ve ever had.
Only thing I’d say is the cocktails wasn’t the best and the presentation wasn’t 5*.

Thank Jessica D
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Food was better than a lot of restaurants we went to in Italy, proper Italian meals. Everything tasted so fresh and you could tell it’s all handmade. Service was EXCEPTIONAL. One of the best dinners yet!!! 100% will definitely be back. Couldn’t help but laugh about the one sole bad review, they clearly were at another restaurant because everything said was the complete opposite. Cannelloni was the pick of the bunch with the homemade tiramisu to top off a great night.

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raff747, General Manager at Alfresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thanks for your feedback ! We glad you enjoyed it. We do take a lot of pride in what we serve and appreciate the positive comments. Till next time ciao !

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Worst Italian restaurant I have every been to. The lack of variety is outstanding. The rave reviews are interesting, considering some of the foods mentioned in them are not sold at this restaurant. Nothing much fresh here. Every dish is slathered in thick sauce. Tomato paste abounds. White sauces are dominated by flour. Boringly bland salads. Bread crumbs seem to be very popular. Desserts are all stodgy with nothing fresh or light. Pizzas have very limited choices all slathered with tomato paste. Second time here, never again. First time for a large pre wedding dinner was boringly ordinary, second time with a group of locals was worse. This restaurant reminds me of the 70's when if someone poured a couple of cans of thick tomato paste on a meal it was called Italian. Overpriced for cafeteria style food. Definitely do not recommend.

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Thank byrob
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raff747, General Manager at Alfresco Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Byrob,
We appreciate honest feedback.
Our menu includes 4 different types of breads 14 different entrees, 20 types of Pizzas, 7 different types of pasta, which you can choose from over 16 different types of sauces ranging from our home made Napoli style, creamy garlic sauce or olive oil and garlic sauce, we also have Eye Fillet Steak that has 5 choices of sauces then there is our Veal & Chicken scallopini dishes that have a choice of 4 types of sauces or you can have them as a Parmigiana or a schnitzel, Our seafood selection consists of Moreton Bay Bugs, Oysters, Prawns, Calamari, Octopus, Mussels & Barramundi. Every day we receive fresh produce. Every sauce we make is on premise and takes hours to prepare, we do not simply open a can and place it on your plate, our Napoli sauce is famous, worldwide. Our white sauces do not have flour in them. Our salads include Caesar Salad with our home made Caesar dressing, Garden Salad with our home made vinaigrette dressing, Rocket & Parmesan Salad with reduced balsamic that we make on premise and olive oil, Greek Salad and Verona Salad. Bread crumbs are used on our Schnitzels and 3 of our entrees. We make our own home made Tiramisu and Incredibly popular Creme Caramel which sells out on a busy night. We have been a family business for over 30 years and continue to fill up nearly every night. We are happy to even show you the amount of work and passion that goes into our food if you want to come by.
Our proud history continues today.
We appreciate constructive criticism however there is no mention of even one dish you consumed.
Thanks for the contribution all the same.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The food was really good and the Staff were very attentive. Did not have too wait long for our order. Will go back again

Thank 212Jilly
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