Fratelli Fresh Alexandria

3.6
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36 reviews
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$40 and under
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Italian
In true Fratelli Fresh fashion, the produce-lead menu at Alexandria features well-loved seasonal produce and hearty Italian meals.

With both indoor and outdoor seating for up to 120 people, the dining area is atmospheric and spacious enough for both communal and smaller tables. You can even take a seat at the wrap-around counter and watch your pizza cook in the wood fire oven.

For those looking for a casual wine, or maybe even a cheeky Campari, perch yourself at the bar, and enjoy a daily selection of Italian beers, wine, prosecco, freshly-made juices and antipasti plates made by our Sopra chefs, Or take to the communal and smaller tables and immerse yourself in the versatile dining and providore space.

No BYO.
What 36 People Are Saying
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3.6based on all time ratings
3.9
Food
3.3
Service
3.4
Ambience
3.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
68% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PD
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience3

and they charge a surcharge for card ... if they dint accept cards they would be out of business... terrible all round

EL
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

Food was fast however had to chase drinks orders a few times. Pizza wasnt great - slices werent cut - asked for them to slice but said 'it was' (it wasnt) and very soft/sloppy so not pleasant. Pastas/Salads were nice. Should be able to just go to Bar to get a drink. Stuffed Bill up and overcharged by $150 however rectifyed it upon showing mistake. Would go again but wouldnt order Pizza

OT
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Little bit noisy at the back end of the restaurant, but service and food was very goos

MW
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fab Friday lunch. Popular place too. The service was excellent and the food quick and delicious.

OT
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2018
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience2

We had a booking for seven people. When we arrived ( on time), we stood at the counter for at least five minutes before any staff member even acknowledged us.
The restaurant had a very loud interior, which made conversation very difficult, even though we were away from the larger tables.
Food was delicious though, but we’ll not hurry back to this branch of Fratelli

JK
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2018
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience3

We walked in and stood at the maître d desk as we had a booking. At least three people saw we were standing there and completely ignored us. Not even an acknowledgement to say someone would be with us soon. I understand friday nights get busy but this is just poor service. When someone finally came over we were pointed to a table in the corner. Not even ushered over. The table had not been set and still had the last guests mess on it. We then had to fight for the waiters’ attention all night and were given a tiny table (4 people) that could barely fit the 2 pastas we ordered, let alone the two pizzas. We had to sit out two bottles of water on the floor. The food was ok and the price was fine, but I would not recommend anyone here based on the service alone

SM
Sydney / NSW
4 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2018
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Great service and delicious food. Lighting has recently become a bit stark recently and would be good to soften this to make it more welcoming.

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2017
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

All the
Food we received was very nice service was prompt and friendly

OT
Dined on 15 April 2017
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Amazing food, lovely staff that made us feel welcome even with some indecisive diners and a toddler. Nothing was any trouble for them and service and food was exceptional

OT
Dined on 9 April 2017
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience2

Average experience.

OT
Dined on 1 April 2017
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience3

Great traditional Italian!

OT
Dined on 25 March 2017
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

I've been here several times before and it has been great and delicious but they have extended the restaurant and changed the menu. Staff were fantastic but food took a long time and wasn't as good as it usually was.

OT
Dined on 12 March 2017
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Having dined at fratelli several times before I always enjoyed the food but the service left a lot to be desired.Last night however I took 4 friends who had not eaten there,they were all so excited about our food and the service was exceptional.We. All agreed that we will definitely will return.

OT
Dined on 12 March 2017
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Fratelli serves delicious food, and the friendliness of the staff made it a great dining experience.

OT
Dined on 11 March 2017
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

We usually love Fratelli Ftesh, but unfortunately the Alexandria restaurant fall short of our usual experience with other branches.

No Gorgonzola in the Gorgonzola sauce!

OT
Dined on 1 January 2017
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

The food is always great as is the service. The most infuriating thing is that your drink orders are not taken when you sit down, and once they are they take forever to arrive. We were give water once seated but it took at least ten minutes for our food order and drink order to be taken (at the same time). The drinks (which we would deem as pre dinner) arrive minutes before the food. I am now drinking a cocktail with my meal when I would prefer to be drinking red wine. happens EVERY SINGLE TIME

OT
Dined on 23 December 2016
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience4

Fratelli has gone down since becoming a chain...choices on menu diminished if available at all..was very underwhelmed by what used to be a great experience.

OT
Dined on 14 December 2016
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience3

Too noisy. Could hardly hear the person sitting across from me.

Meal size was way to small.

OT
Dined on 29 October 2016
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience1

Food was really average and service was terrible

OT
Dined on 24 October 2016
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience4

The service was terrible. The waiter rushed around but did little. The food was disappointing and felt prepared.

OT
Dined on 15 October 2016
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience2

Unfortunately the food was pretty average. Our mains were delivered about 15 minutes apart meaning our food was cold. The drinks and food were overpriced for the quality. The restaurant lacked any ambience. It felt like a chain restaurant - which i guess it has become. The vegetarian anti pasti plate didn't have on it what the waiter said it did. Pretty disappointed and won't visit again.

OT
Dined on 5 October 2016
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Always delievers on great food and service!

OT
Dined on 3 October 2016
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience1

They didn't have my booking the place was so loud you couldn't hear each other speaking
The tables were so small
The waiter was rude noisey and constantly slamming bottles and cups on the table
The menu has no variety

OT
Sydney / NSW
15 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2016
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience1

Don't bother aragonite staff

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2016
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience2

I have dined at Fratelli Fresh many times when Barry owned it. This was the first time since he sold. And we all agreed we would not go back again. The service was non-existent, the menu has been reduced considerably. The loss of the blackboard is a great pity. And the ambience was certainly nothing much. Definitely not like in the days of Barry and Andy Bunn. What a shame!!!

OT
Dined on 26 September 2016
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

The food was great, but unfortunately the service wasn't.
The forgot our entree, then after the staff was reminded it didn't come out until the end of the main.
We then ordered dessert and one was forgotten and didn't arrive for 30 minutes.
considering we were a party of 2 it was pretty poor.

When we went to fix up the bill there was no apologies for the service and no discount offered.

It was hard because we were served by about 6 different staff members throughout the night.

OT
Dined on 7 September 2016
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

Food was great, but we had to keep hunting the waiter down to get drinks. It was not busy but they just left us to it.

OT
Dined on 7 September 2016
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

My son and I have have been here twice and on both occasions enjoyed the food and the great service.

OT
Dined on 4 September 2016
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience3

Great pasta. Nice service. Food a little slow to come out but it was Fathers Day. Would go again.

OT
Dined on 3 September 2016
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The food is yummy but a bit overpriced and sometimes burnt (eg. lasagne and pizza). The place has a fun atmosphere and the service is good.

OT
Dined on 28 August 2016
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

The food, wine and staff (when available) were excellent. But we were originally seated poorly despite a booking (but thankfully moved on request) and waited from 8pm to 9:40pm to be fed - unacceptable waiting time. Could not recommend based on these factors.

OT
Dined on 1 August 2016
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience2

I have eaten here numerous times, but last sunday night we were left so dissappointed. Food took so long to arrive, and before that we had to chase a waiter to take our order! Meals arrived before drinks, one of the mains on our table arrived after everyone had finished theirs.
The worst part was there was No apologies for the terrible service, and the manager seemed to avoid us so we couldnt complain. Wont be back in a hurry.

OT
Dined on 30 July 2016
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My favourite restaurant in Sydney! Beautiful food, friendly staff, good atmosphere, good wine list and good value!

OT
Dined on 16 July 2016
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience4

We thought the food was excellent but on the night we were there I think there was an issue with the pizza chef & kitchen. Food was very slow but wait staff were obliging & trying hard. Some diners very rude & some tables had 5 people served & one not. At this sort of place you do tend to expect better. Would I go back? Yes. Food quality great.

OT
Dined on 22 May 2016
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food, wine & service. You can't ask for more.

OT
Dined on 13 May 2016
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Service warm and helpful. Chicken scaloppine tasty. Polenta chips and Gorgonzola sauce also tasty but too uniform in flavour and texture to be one person's lunch. Would be better in the share plates section of the menu.