About Alberto's on Fifth
Naples, FL 34102
WELCOME TO ALBERTOS RESTAURANT
Chef Alberto Varetto creates the finest in contemporary Northern Italian cuisine.His culinary interpretations emphasize seasonal ingredients, while creatively respecting the great traditions of Italian gastronomy, The glory of Italian cooking is fresh ingredients, served at their peak and handled in a way that flatters, rather than masks, their personalities.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch – 11:30am to 4:00pm
Dinner – 4:30 pm to 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Free public garage building in the back of the restaurant.
Naples Trolly Tours Stop, less than a block
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Alberto's on Fifth Ratings and Reviews
Had reservation thru open table. Arrived 5 minutes before reservation and told it would be at least 20-30 minutes to sit inside or we could sit outside immediately. We decided to sit outside and dinner turned out great but were disappointed we would have needed to wait so long for a table inside.
Alberto's was very nice except for the noise level. It was very hard for the six of us to talk to each other. The food was very good. We had a reservation thru open table but they didn't have us down at all. That was extremely disappointing and we had to wait for a table to be put together. What is the point of making a reservation a week in advance when it is not honored, I guess we were lucky there was room!
The service we had was extremely poor! Our waiter was beyond S-L-O-W! It took almost 10 minutes for him to first greet us. With his suggestion on a bottle wine, it then took another 10 minutes to return with the wine. Once our entrees arrived, he never returned to check on us. Our desserts arrived from the kitchen before our waiter brought our coffee. We had to ask another waiter to send our waiter over with the bill, since he never returned and we had waited 20 minutes after completing our desserts.
Went on a busy Saturday night in February. Out of three meals, two were excellent but one filet special had an "off taste". The waiter offered to bring it back to the kitchen for the chefs opinion and he returned saying the kitchen said it was fine. He made no other offer or consideration and was very indifferent about the meal which was not eaten. We will go back but hope not to be served by the same young, inexperienced waiter.
My wife and I have been coming down here from Burlington, Ontario to Naples for the last few years and one of our MUST do's, is to dine at Alberto's. We love it and have told all our friends about your restaurant and will continue to do this, so keep on doing what you're doing and the people will continue to come!!
Thank you, Eileen & Bryon Nielsen
Without a doubt Alberto's on Fifth avenue in Naples, Florida is one of the TOP three restaurants that I have dined at in the world and most certainly without a doubt is the BEST in Naples. Each time that I have been, what I have ordered was beyond expectations and left me simply wanting more. I haven't had anything less than pure perfection. The owner and chef is absolutely superb in his culinary skills. I just cannot rave enough about Alberto's of Fifth! This is not New York Italian cooking, this is TRUE Italian cuisine! This is most certainly one place you don't want to miss out on!
I picked this restaurant for our Valentine's Day date night. I realize this was a very busy night. Even though we had a reservation, the hostess seated walk ins in prime seating before us. We ended up at an inside table with patio chairs. The server was very slow to greet our table, and although the restaurant tables thinned out as people finished their meals, our service was marginal throughout the meal. The food was wonderful, but I was uncomfortable due to the poor service.
Our fourth visit to Alberto's and delicious meals every time. We have been to early dinners on each occasion and service is excellent but a tiny bit rushed- I understand why given the very good value of the meal and the need to turn tables. Even with that Albertos remains my favorite restaurant!
We are frequent diners at Alberto's. Although the food is consistently excellent, this time the service was slow and the waiter brought the wrong order to one in our party. We will certainly return as this might have been a one off, but it did put a bit of a damper on what is normally an enjoyable evening.
A delightful, authentic experience with incredible staff. Scallops grilled to perfection. Pasta was delicious as well. A nice wine menu and alfresco dining made this a wonderful 5th experience. The wait staff was second to none: prompt, attentive, and helpful without being intrusive. The tiramisu was the best we've ever had!
Sorry to say we won't be revisiting Albertos any time soon. Horrendous experience. Overdue to be sat by 25 min. Our server was not "on" . Rushed everything but getting our food out on time. Paid NO attention to our table. Chatting with others, taking pics and completely unprofessional. During high Season in Naples, I feel a MUST to provide professional service and food. Too many wonderful choices to experience a bad evening. My dish was downright tasteless. Had to pick my shrimp out of a shell! Pasta over cooked and butter galore making it hard to even stomach. Never told that was how it was made. I always am truthful in my reviews. This was downright disappointing.
We were old friends getting together for an evening, and Albertos was a wonderful spot for all of us. It was Super Bowl Sunday and it was quiet. The staff and the food was wonderful. We had the opportunity to try what we wanted to eat, and the time to catch up and talk without interruption. Our experience was just perfect, as always when we go to Albertos.
We love Alberto's! We especially like their early bird menu and offer. This time we ate later and ordered from the full menu. The foie gras and burrata were amazing. Surf and Turf was ok. Steaks were perfectly cooked but lobster tail was small and a bit dry. I wish I would have gone with the scallops as they are wonderful. Will go back for sure.
I ordered the veal with mushroom gravy. The veal was nice and tender but I set it back because the gravy was much to salty. They brought out another portion with the sauce on the side. I found the veal was good and did not need the gravy.
Another member at our table of 6 had the steak which she said was a little tough.
In the many times we have gone there the servers are not friendly and do not smile
A Little Disappointed this time. One of my favorite restaurants. My husband really enjoyed his dinner of Roasted Beet salad and Tagliatelle pastas. I was not so happy this time with
my steamed mussels and bolognese pasta. The mussels were not cooked properly and
the pasta sauce was bitter
Still at the top of his game. This is a place that does zero advertising and relies solely on foodie reviews and word of mouth endorsements. I should not be surprised that this risky business plan has been successful as it is the food that carries the day. I once asked the editor of Naples Magazine why Alberto's was ranked in her magazine. She acknowledged it was among the best eateries in town, but would never be listed as it was not an advertiser. Hmmmm!
Went to Alberto's last week with friends and my spouse. Been there before and tried something different this trip. The risotto with short rib was excellent. Very tasty and looked great also. I also had a basic salad that was good but not anything out of the ordinary. My wife had the salmon which was excellent. Both dishes I would highly recommend. Our friends had the lobster raviolis and the pasta in a meat sauce which they said were very good. The drinks were priced a bit high but not too bad. The atmosphere inside was very good and the bar looks good also. The service was excellent and the overall prices were maybe on the bit higher than normal but still ok for 5th avenue. Overall I gave 5 stars and I would definitely go back.
We love this restaurant and always recommend it to others! I made a reservation for friends attending a workshop - they arrived an hour late for their reservation but were graciously accommodated and everyone absolutely LOVED the food!
Alberto's is consistently good in all respects. The staff are always friendly, energetic and prompt. The menu is excellent and we have never been disappointed in any of the dishes - seafood, pasta or meat. And, of course, you cannot go wrong with their mussels.
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