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AL Fresco's - CLOSED

708 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-4636
+1 228-818-9395
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
28 Aug 2016
“Good food, SLOW service!”
22 May 2015
“Ossobucco to Die For - Fantastic Authentic Italian food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
708 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-4636
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Al Fresco is closed but now there is another Italian restaurant in the same location, Zalvetti. It is nice, patio is beautiful, inside a little cold but still OK, food was good, great even, but the service, OMG, so slow! There were maybe four tables...More

Thank Daniela P
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Do Not miss this restaurant if you are in the area of Ocean Springs, MS. The food holds true to authentic Italian food. The Ossobucco is "To Die For". Ask if it is available, not always available. Ossobucco is a Milanese specialty of cross cut...More

Thank Elmer G
Reviewed 4 November 2014

It is a new name but same location at 708 Washington St. You will prefer the outside seating to the lack of much ambience inside. The food was fabulous. My wife claims it to have the best shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo she ever tasted. I had...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

#1...I called for reservation for 7 people the day before saying my 101 year old mother in law didn't want to have to walk to back of restaurant. They told me there would be a nice table by front window. We arrived on time and...More

1  Thank artistsandylee
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I took my wife and mother to Al Fresco's, recently renamed La Bella Cortile, supposedly with a new chef, etc. Food and service for lunch were average, atmosphere nice. We ate in the courtyard, which was nice except for the flies. The coup de grace...More

1  Thank stevebarri
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Forget the old Al Fresco's. It's the same building (though remodeled) but the old owners partnered with a new chef, a Master Chef, and the restaurant now goes by Pacasso's Courtyard (after Chef Pacasso). Food was wonderful! Everything from the bread to the salad, appetizers...More

2  Thank n8rlovr
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We stopped in for dinner, Party of 4. The place looked good. There is an outside area, but we did not sit outside as it was too hot. We placed our order. My wife and I ordered the lasagna. I asked the waitress if it...More

1  Thank Mike301
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I was not allowed to give no stars so I selected an average rating. This restaurant is under renovation and I understand that they are planning a new menu and a new name. They are not open at this time

Thank KRJuneau
Reviewed 16 May 2014

I visited Al Fresco's on Thursday evening (5/15/14) and found the door open, restaurant closed with personnel working to remove furniture or renovate the place. I could not tell for sure and the only person there that I spoke with could not speak English, of...More

Thank GoHorsesGo
Reviewed 11 April 2014

This is my fourth time at this restaurant and I had the lasagna. It was the best I have ever had. the outdoor seating is great. will not miss this restaurant when I go to Biloxi.

Thank Steve S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-4636
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Ocean Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 228-818-9395
  • E-mail
Al Fresco Italian Bistro is in the heart of downtown Ocean Springs. With our award winning food and our elegant atmosphere, you can't go wrong in choosing us. We have a gorgeous courtyard with a fire lit fountain for your dining experience. Or, relax inside where old world charm meets romance.Al Fresco's also has a private dining room that is perfect for your next event, party or meeting. We can accommodate parties of up to 40 in the side room, 80 in the courtyard and 250 in the whole restaurant.We have a charming bar where your favorite liquor, beer or wine can be found. With weekly drink specials, this is sure to be a favorite hot spot. On Fridays evenings, we have the best live music.Our menu is full of authentic Italian favorites, steaks, incredible seafood dishes and deserts that will surely please. Authentic Italian..For unbeatable pricesCome by for lunch or dinner and enjoy our authentic Italian fare while being surrounded by beautiful murals or seated on our outdoor patio area.
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