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Alberto's Ristorante

) #52 of 60 Restaurants in Pacific Grove ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian
1219 Forest Ave, Ste 2035, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5136
+1 831-373-3993
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
3 weeks ago
“Fantastic experience”
7 Feb 2017
“Don't go here”
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1219 Forest Ave, Ste 2035, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5136
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Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AUthentic Italian food from an authentic Italian. If you are looking for your "foodie" type place with a small portion of food in a giant plate all made up to take a picture of, in a millenium type setting, this isn't your place. If you...More

Thank Chones
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had to do our laundry when we were staying at an airbnb in Monterey, CA and went to a laundromat in Pacific Grove which happened to be right next to this restaurant. We thought we could eat while our clothes were washing and the...More

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Garlic breads were burned in black. Clam pasta was very fishy. Talked to the waitress about it, and she was very nice to take it back. However, the chef was pissed, kept saying "that's clams!" loudly. Meat balls were cold. Ordered fish, it was not...More

Thank yc121
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our genuine Italian meal. Our waitperson was especially nice and attentive. The chef also checked in with us about our meal.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 7 September 2014

A few years ago, my husband had occasion to visit the Pebble Beach area and had dinner at Alberto's in Pacific Grove, California. Fast forward to September of 2014: He and I and two other couples planned a week-long vacation to Pebble Beach, and my...More

2  Thank Dare2BGroovy
Reviewed 30 August 2014

The night we went there was live entertainment. That was the best thing about this restaurant. A small place, we expected it to be busy. Besides us, there were only three tables occupied the whole evening. The food at best was mediocre! The lone waitress...More

1  Thank Annette P
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Alberto is very impressed with his cooking, but I was not. Mediocre Italian food, but priced like excellent.

1  Thank kathanselmann
Reviewed 21 November 2013

I was in town for the Big Surf Half Marathon and looking for a place to carb load the night before. Alberto's was completely booked when I called but the host who answered the phone informed me that if I could arrive by 5:30 he...More

2  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 19 August 2013

I have been to this restaurant four or five times. It's a favorite of a friend. Sometimes the food is great, sometimes not. Same thing for the quality of service. The price is reasonable and the location is easy with ample parking.

Thank alex3l
Reviewed 15 May 2013

It tasted like I was with my grandmother and she made the bean soup for me. GREAT!!! My husband who does not eat many veggies had a broccoli salad and he ate it all. Love it!!!. You must have the lemon desert it was to...More

Thank loveitaly95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 Forest Ave, Ste 2035, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5136
    (Prescott Ln.)
  • Public Transportation: There are several bus stops within a block of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-3993
  • E-mail
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Alberto's Ristorante
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