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Alesi's Italian Restaurant

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4110 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-3814
+1 337-984-1823
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Broussard, Louisiana
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for a long time. Went with my two girls. The service is great. Waiters are attentive, helpful, and courteous. Food arrived quickly and hot. Unfortunately this is where the best part of the meal ended. I had fettuccine w mushrooms. The dish was served w egg noodles and what seemed to be canned mushrooms. The... More 

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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Ate there for lunch last week. Had a salad and pizza. The salad was average good. The pizza flavor was good but it was burnt around the edges. The restaurant had a bad smell inside.

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Thank J H
Redcar, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We eat here at least twice a month food and staff great. Kids love eating here . Highly recommended for a family night out

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Thank Michael C
Lafayette, Louisiana
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The service and the food was great. We ordered the chicken fettuccine, chicken parmesan. My daughter ordered a loaded baked potato. Both of the entrees came with a great salad and a bread basket. The potato was extremely lacking. Almost an embarrassment. The food was hot with a great taste! Just stay away from the potatoes.

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Thank ggtraveler04
Lafayette, Louisiana
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I remember going to Alesi's in the mid-1950s to have "pizza pie", something never before heard of in Lafayette. Wow! Blew me away. Have been a fan ever since. They serve a full menu of Italian treats but I have never been able to get past their pepperoni and mushroom pizza. Tends to be greasy but, man, is it good.

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Thank HERMAN C
Lafayette, Louisiana
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

The building leaves much to be desired! However, it's quaint and private! The service was exceptional! The fried mushrooms were not stuffed but breaded and delicious! I had chicken parmesan and my husband had spaghetti. The entrees came with an excellent salad. Both of our entrees were delicious and more than enough food! We will definitely return! I highly recommend... More 

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Thank Michele M
Louisiana
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

People are rude, the pizza is mediocre, and prices are sky high. Wish it was the old Alesi's. Pizza has no flavor. Got the seafood manicotti once and it was dry and tasted really fishy. Not recommended.

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Thank Starfish138
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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276 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We were intriqued by the old-fashioned sign, so we decided to give Alesi's a try. We read on the menu that the restaurant had been around for 50 years. We could certainly see why. The pizza was great. The service was wonderful too. The decor of the restaurant is dated, but we found that it only added to the atmosphere.

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Thank Julesfromlc
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place used to be one of my favorites but unfortunately the quality has become very low while the prices are high. Last time I eat there, I ordered veal. Rather than actual cuts of veal, I got a patty of low quality ground meat. The patty was of such low quality that it contained, cartilage and ligament material. And... More 

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Thank Jonathan M
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Every dish we have tried, we have liked. I have been a customer for more than 50 years. Service has always been great.

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Thank Schelly D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4110 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-3814
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-984-1823

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?