About Alba's Restaurante

400 North Main Street
Port Chester, NY 10573
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The critically acclaimed New York Times 3-Star rated Alba's Restaurant awaits you with it's magic. Owner and Chef Ray Alba welcomes you with open arms to enjoy his homemade pastas, as well as fresh fish of the day in a setting that combines striking neoclassical architecture with elegant modern furnishings. Chef Ray is comitted to bringing Italy to Westchester and pleasing you palette. Alba's will refine and redefine the dining experience.

Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Rectory Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(914) 937-2236

Website:
http://www.albasrestaurant.com/

Catering:
We have a variety of party menu's for any event that you'd like to host. Alba's will deliver food to you or it may be picked up. We do not provide staff.

Parking Details:
Private on premise parking, Vehicles are valeted for a smooth, easy entrance as well as exit for your dining experience.

Executive Chef:
Ray Balidemaj

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have Four dining rooms. These rooms can also be used as private rooms for special events that allow us much flexibility in arranging the rooms to meet the needs of our customers. Our library room can seat up to 50 guests; our Main dining room can seat up to 120 guests; and our newly built “XX” room can seat up to 75 guests, and lastly our lavish Martini Room which seats up to 40 guests. Our restaurant is also up to date with state of the art technology including 4 flat screen TV’s located in 3 dining rooms; which allow for corporate meetings, wedding slideshow’s, and any other form of presentations you may need. We also have advanced capabilities in having different types of music playing in all 3 rooms simultaneously; for example, if a private party wants to play one of their IPod’s in one of the rooms, we can fulfill that need. Our parking lot is now much larger and is complimented by valet parking to make you visit to Alba's Restaurant as easy and comfortable as possible.

Promotions

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
We invite you and your beloved mother to join us for a phenomenal meal. Your mother deserves only the best, and we at Albas provide the best and freshest dishes and service.
1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1000 point tables

Details
Mon - Sat 12:00PM - 2:30PM 5:30PM - 6:00PM

Private Dining

Alba's will open Sunday's if a private party is scheduled. Alba's consists of 3 private dining room's. The max capacity for the private rooms are as follows:
Library Room: 50 Guests
XX Room: 70 Guests
Main Dining Room: 100 Guests
Martini Room: 30-40 Guests

Alba's Restaurante Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

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food5
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service5
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Outstanding

Dined on April 23, 2016

From the minute our car was parked by a tuxedoed valet to the continuing exceptional service and food , we said to each other " we deserve the BEST! ".

Tags: good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

Cozy and professional at same time

Dined on April 23, 2016

Our visit to Alba's was a delicious , and well-served meal. The setting is very cozy and intimate. The waitstaff seemed very professional, dishes coming in good time and one salad prepared beautifully at table side. Our waiter was a bit cold and non-conversant. Food was very tasty , with some specials that were fantastic. Veal, tender and moist which is always the ultimate test for me. I would definitely enjoy trying more of what Alba's has to offer.

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

I always have a great meal at Alba's.

vip
Dined on March 28, 2016

I always have a great meal at Alba's. I would recommend it. The service was great, the food is delicious.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

First rate in every way!

vip
Dined on March 27, 2016

Alba's continues to execute on all cylinders in every way. Special call outs for outstanding service and great wine list, as well as the wonderful food and ambience.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

So consistent as ever!!! Super kind love ...

Dined on March 26, 2016

So consistent as ever!!! Super kind lovely staff; Fantastic cocktails, crab, fish and pasta!! Love love love this place!!!

food4
ambience4
service5
value5

Well Fed

Dined on March 24, 2016

Went to Alba's for dinner for my wife's birthday. Food was excellent and well prepared. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Event the valet did a nice job.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food3
ambience4
service5
value3

Alba's has changed - not altogether for the good

vip
Dined on March 18, 2016

My family has gone to Alba's for several years. It has always been expensive but the service and food quality justified the price. The last two times that we went the food was definitely sub par - two of us ordered veal dishes and it would have been hard to tell the difference between what we were served and a piece of cardboard covered in sauce. Probably will not go back there soon - hate to pay $$$$ for cardboard.

food4
ambience4
service2

Great food. Quite busy. Service was slo ...

Dined on March 12, 2016

Great food. Quite busy. Service was slow, and they forgot a couple of things. That being said, the great food and atmosphere make this an excellent choice.

food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Great evening

Dined on March 11, 2016

Had a lovely dinner with friends. Food and service was wonderful. I had the gluten free pasta which was ok. Everyone elses entree looked and tasted great. Will definitely be back.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food3
ambience4
service4
value3

Thought it would be better...

vip
Dined on March 10, 2016

Alba's was a pleasant place to dine, with comfortable seating spaced at intervals where it was easy to have a conversation. Service is very accommodating, and leaving your car with the valet is a nice touch. We were greeted with a smile when we arrived and shown to a nice corner table. We ordered a pasta dish and clams to start; both were average. Our wines (Montepulciano and a Pinot Noir) were fine. We shared a chicken and shrimp dish; the chicken was a small, thin piece that was on the dry side, and the 4 large shrimp were overcooked. Cappuccinos were average, and the Italian cheesecake also average. So, a little disappointed in the food quality, but would still try this again and order differant items.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great dining experience, ambiance, servi ...

Dined on February 26, 2016

Great dining experience, ambiance, service, even the valet car park. Beginning to end highly recommended!

food4
ambience4
service5

We had not dined at Alba's in quite a wh ...

vip
Dined on February 14, 2016

We had not dined at Alba's in quite a while and after our delicious Valentine's Day meal we were sorry we hadn't returned sooner. The tomatoes, buffalo, prosciutto and roasted pepper appetizer was excellent. The chicken scarpiello was perfectly prepared. That evening they had stone crabs that were very fresh too. A very good choice for dinner and we will return again very soon.

food5
ambience3
service5

Great food as usual

vip
Dined on February 14, 2016

Great food as usual

food2
ambience4
service2
value4

Way Too Fast

Dined on February 13, 2016

While the food was ok the pace at which it was served was terrible. I felt like we were at a fast food restaurant. We got there at 6:20 and would have been done by 7pm if we hadn't asked the waiter to slow it down. The appetizer was in front of us before we ordered the entrée. The entrée was there as soon as the appetizer was cleared. One waiter noticed and tried to fix the situation while another continued at the fast pace. In the end the conscientious waiter actually replaced our coffees with new ones because they got cold as we sat there finishing a glass of wine (while they were trying to put dessert on the table). Honestly, you go out on a Saturday night to have a meal that takes longer than 45 minutes.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Always Outstanding

vip
Dined on February 10, 2016

Top flight, upscale Italian with outstanding service and wonderful wine list. Can't imagine another upscale Italian place in Westchester that can top it.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Not to be missed

Dined on February 7, 2016

This restaurant is fabulous. We were greeted upon entry as though it was a friend's home. Service is very attentive, food is extremely good. Outstanding choices. Knowledgeable waiters. Although I had been at Alba's before, I overlooked it for a while- my mistake. I will now be a regular and I will never be reluctant to bring guests .

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Always exceptional. One of our favorit ...

Dined on January 23, 2016

Always exceptional. One of our favorites in the area. Staff is exceptional. Perfect place for a really good dinner. Never too loud. Nice bar area and food is great.

food4
ambience3
service4
value4

Albas

Dined on January 17, 2016

When my guest arrived,mtheThey were initially told that there was no reservation. My friend used my first and last name, but they could not find the reservation until my husbands name was use. We share the same last name. I also made the reservation in advance and all times were available. I requested the bar, but we were told no tables were available. They did seat us in the room close to the bar. Overall the food and service is ver very good.

food4
ambience2
service3
value4

Noisy Saturday

Dined on January 16, 2016

My husband and I would return on a week night since we wanted a nice dinner for two. Unfortunate we went on a Saturday and we could barely hold a conversation with each other as it was so loud. Because it was crowded the service suffered. We had to continuously ask for things, more wine, dessert menu, coffee and the check. Not a great evening for what we paid.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service5
value2

Very good food with excellent service bu ...

Dined on January 16, 2016

Very good food with excellent service but expensive compared to comparable restaurants in the area.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

good place

Dined on January 10, 2016

I wanted the same dish that I had ordered last time which was a veal chop. Even though it wasn't on there special menu that night they made it anyway. It was as good as I remembered.

food4
ambience4
service3
value4

Alba's has a varied menu with lots of ch ...

vip
Dined on January 10, 2016

Alba's has a varied menu with lots of choices, nightly specials make it hard to choose. A big restaurant with several different seating areas. We were seated promptly, and pushed a little bit to order our dinners. Rigatoni special and pasta with sundried tomatoes were excellent, as was a starter of prosciutto with summer ripe melon in January. Service fell of after our mains were served. We eat here a few times each year, and will continue to do so.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Outstanding!

vip
Dined on January 8, 2016

We are there once weekly. Love the food and outstanding service. Never been disappointed.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience2
service4
value4

New Year's eve

Dined on January 1, 2016

The food was good had a nice time the people that were Very friendly. The item that had me upset was our reservation was for 8pm but we never got seated till 9pm. However it was New Year's Eve and the jam up could be expected. We will be back..

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

We went on New Year's Eve and were glad ...

Dined on January 1, 2016

We went on New Year's Eve and were glad we had a 7pm reservation because there were a lot of people waiting when we left. The crab cake appetizer, chicken special and veal special were all really good. Service was friendly and prompt. We've been there before and would go back.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

The best Northern Italian

Dined on December 31, 2015

Have never been disappointed here. Always so accommodating to special requests and preparations are always done to perfection.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Lovely dining experience on Christmas Ev ...

Dined on December 25, 2015

Lovely dining experience on Christmas Eve! Only downside was valet parker was too rough with the cars.

food5
ambience5
service5

Fun restaurant with very good food. We ...

Dined on December 13, 2015

Fun restaurant with very good food. We sat at the bar and ate dinner,

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5

Our dinner was fantastic. Can't wait to ...

vip
Dined on December 12, 2015

Our dinner was fantastic. Can't wait to go back. True, delicious, Italian food.

food5
ambience5
service5

Conisistent quality food and top notch service

Dined on December 12, 2015

There is a reason Alba's has been around for so long! After not having been there for years I recently went back to Alba's twice in the same month - fabulous. Mouth watering dishes, many prepared at table side. Attentive, knowledgeable servers. Nice decor. A must visit.

Tags: fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions
food5
ambience4
service5

Second time at Alba , Friendly and atten ...

Dined on December 5, 2015

Second time at Alba , Friendly and attentive service , nice warm ambience and great classic Italian cuisine

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Best Fish

vip
Dined on December 5, 2015

When your dinner comes to the table directly from the kitchen, served perfectly cooked and hot and when you realize how many different fish offerings this restaurant has, you know that you’re in one of the best fish restaurants in Westchester. It’s never been any different than this. My last dinner of arctic char, broiled and covered with a Dijon mustard sauce was something to die for. Service is outstanding and the restaurant is beautiful.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Great place

Dined on December 3, 2015

We went for my birthday celebration and had a great experience.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service5

Excellent service, excellent food

Dined on November 24, 2015

Good standard dishes done very well. No pseudo - creative grandstanding. Attentive, highly competent yet unobtrusive service. True European simultaneous delivery and removal of dishes without fanfare. Worth every penny.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience3
service5

Nice restaurant, good food

vip
Dined on November 22, 2015

We enjoy the food at Alba. The service is lovely. The noise borders on unacceptable. Conversation was difficult at times. We were a large group at a large table. I think we would have had an easier time if we were a smaller group -- one or two couples.

food5
ambience4
service4

Always a fantastic meal! Prego!!🍷🍷

vip
Dined on November 3, 2015

Always a fantastic meal! Prego!!🍷🍷

food4
ambience4
service4

My Favorite Restaurant

vip
Dined on October 25, 2015

This was my second time dining at Alba's. The service was great. If you love fish, the Branzino is a must have!

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Alba's is one of our go-to places. This ...

vip
Dined on October 17, 2015

Alba's is one of our go-to places. This time it was my husband's birthday and there were seven of us at the table. It was noisy that night, which was the only thing that detracted from a delicious meal. The food is always reliably good and fairly priced. Service is very good and we always have a great meal at Alba's!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

Great Hosts - Great Food

vip
Dined on October 17, 2015

We have dined at Alba's on several different occasions. We are greeted warmly. Our reservation is always honored on time. The menu is varied and usually contains some interesting specials. The bronzino is filleted and plated at table side with care. This past visit we both had pasta dishes that were delicious.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service3

We always enjoy Alba's - food reliably d ...

vip
Dined on October 16, 2015

We always enjoy Alba's - food reliably delicious. As it is very popular, it can become noisy - eating on the early side is definitely a plus.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot

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