Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano

Guests often describe Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano in Mesa as an Italian “Cheers.” Owners Jonathan and Shari Carr serve Northern Italian dishes made from scratch. Jonathan Carr recommends his wife’s specialty, Strangola, “We’re not a spaghetti and meatballs, and garlic bread kind of place. Every sauce is made from scratch as you order it,” ,” Jonathan Carr said. “We tend to stick true to the Italian training style.” The restaurant also has an extensive Italian wine list.

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Restaurant address: 5251 E Brown Road, Mesa, AZ

Phone number: 480-396-2888

Website: www.alessias.com

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