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39 Norwich Westerly Rd, Mashantucket, CT 06339-1128 (Rt 2 and 214)
+1 860-312-4090
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was not good. The chicken was undercooked meanwhile the lobster was over cooked. We will never return

Thank Rebecca B
ksull2016, Manager at AL Dente Restaurant, responded to this review

HI Rebecca, I'm sorry to hear about your experience at Al Dente. Could you please let me know the day you were in, what dish you ordered, which waiter you had, and what the waiter did when they found out about the food? Please email me at ksullivan@foxwoods.com and include your mailing address so I can send you an invite... More 

Granby, CT
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here before and have enjoyed it - we didn't expect the poor service we received this past weekend. We had a reservation, were seated right away, but the waiter serving our area ignored us for a long time (20 minutes?) while giving attention to tables around us. Took him a long time to take our order, then a... More 

Thank CapeCodFans
ksull2016, Manager at AL Dente Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello CapeCodFans, I'm sorry to hear about your experience at Al Dente, this is not our typical service that we provide. I would like to send you an invite back, if you can please email your Name and Mailing address to ksullivan@foxwoods.com I will send one out promptly. This will also allow me to look up your reservation and further... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & the service was super! The eggplant appetizer was delicious & we loved the homemade pasta. Great for our anniversary dinner.

Thank Deb G
Lakeville, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, good service and great location at Foxwoods. My husband and I had a wonderful Anniversary dinner here. We've been several times and it's always delicious.

Thank Irene7457
Redding, Connecticut
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a reservation for 8, we did not have to wait for our table which was nice. The food is very good and the service was excellent.

Thank Stacy E
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

First I want to say--if you go on a weekend-you must make a reservation. Atmosphere beautiful-Service Excellent-Food is presented beautifully & is exceptional. If you enjoy genuine Italian food, then this is the restaurant for you. Located in The Foxwoods Casino-Foxwood Tower.Bon Appetit.

Thank Ginger S
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I must start off with the unbelievable parmesan cheese. You have to pay for it, but well worth it. You can eat it with the bread. I get the linguine with marinara. My husband likes this place a lot and the meatballs are huge! I find that some of the staff are not friendly. We will return.

Thank Patricia P
Portland, Connecticut
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our dinner was 5 star worthy. My husbands veal chop was done perfectly. My rigatoni bolognese was delicious and a side of meatballs were delicious. Service started off slow, we had a 530pm reservation so I was surprised by the service. It did pick up. The bread and olive oil was just ok. Our app was the cheese and salami... More 

Thank maryanne1964
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Had dinner during our stay at Foxwoods. Eggplant appetizer was excellent. My daughter's veal dish also excellent. My chicken dish fair. Restaurant is one of the higher end options at Foxwoods. Nice ambience, good service. We were there mid week and it was not crowded.

Thank kvisconti08
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I am a 70 year old american traveling with his wife. First, the place was uncomfortable cold. When we mentioned it to the head waiter, he said he would talk to engineering. Meaning they have no thermostat by which to control the temp. I ordered the Pollo Milanese and my wife ordered 2 sides as her dinner - the fettucini... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Norwich Westerly Rd, Mashantucket, CT 06339-1128
    (Rt 2 and 214)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Mashantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 860-312-4090
Italian cuisine is a very passionate cuisine that prides itself on cultivating the freshest ingredients to shine through. Our goal at Al Dente is to provide you with that passion and freshness along with excellent, knowledgeable service, from a menu that brings our own unique preparations to some of Italy's classic dishes.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?