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[[File:AlDente's-GTA4-exterior.png|thumb|right|Al Dente's restaurant in [[The Triangle]], [[Algonquin]].]]
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{{Quote|Heavily processed food, deep-frozen in huge warehouses, just like mama never used to make it.|GTA IV Manual Description.}}
   
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'''Al Dente's''' is an [[Italy|Italian]] restaurant chain advertised in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. The restaurant has several locations around the city, but the player cannot visit any location. Al Dente's slogan is "All the mamma mia you can eat" and serves "authentic" (heavily processed and deep-frozen) Italian cuisine the American way with large portions that are "tasteless and unhealthy". The restaurant is likely a spoof of the [[wp:Olive Garden|Olive Garden]] as both companies use a green colored cursive script and a symbolism of Italian cuisine in their logos. It could also be a spoof of [http://www.alfresco-restaurant.co.uk/ Al Fresco's] as both companys are Italian. A man in a radio commercial states that Al Dente's restaurants are conveniently located near strip malls, much like any real-life casual dining chain.
   
'''Al Dente's''' is an Italian restaurant chain advertised in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. The restaurant has several locations around the city, but the player cannot visit any location. Al Dente's slogan is "All the mamma mia you can eat" and serves "authentic" (heavily processed and deep-frozen) Italian cuisine the American way with large portions that are "tasteless and unhealthy". The restaurant is likely a spoof of the [[wp:Olive Garden|Olive Garden]] as both companies use a green colored cursive script and a symbolism of Italian cuisine in their logos. It could also be a spoof of [http://www.alfresco-restaurant.co.uk/ Al Fresco's] as both companys are Italian. A man in a radio commercial states that Al Dente's restaurants are conveniently located near strip malls, much like any real-life casual dining chain.
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Al Dente's is one of only a handful of businesses advertised on the radio that appears in-game in [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]]. Its chain of restaurants is predominantly dotted within [[Algonquin]], with the Al Dente's signage, represented by a fork and pasta, present on each restaurant.
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==Locations==
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===Liberty City===
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* [[Burlesque]] and [[Hematite Street]], [[Triangle Building]], [[The Triangle]], [[Algonquin]]
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* [[Frankfort Ave]] and [[Iron Street]], [[The Triangle]], Algonquin
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* [[Columbus Ave]] and [[Amethyst Street]], [[The Exchange]], Algonquin
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* [[Albany Ave]] and [[Calcium Street]], The Exchange, Algonquin (highlighted in the Grand Theft Auto IV manual)
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* [[Tudor St]]reet and [[Saratoga Avenue]], The [[Big Willis Mall]], [[Willis]], [[Dukes]]
   
Al Dente's is one of only a handful of businesses advertised on the radio that appears in-game in [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]]. Its chain of restaurants is predominantly dotted within [[Algonquin]], with the Al Dente's signage, represented by a fork and pasta, present on each restaurant.
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===Los Santos===
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*[[San Vitus Boulevard]], [[Burton]]
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*[[Prosperity Street Promenade]], [[Del Perro]]
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*[[Magellan Avenue]] & Sandcastle Way, [[Del Perro Beach]]
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*[[Aguja Street]] & [[Magellan Avenue]], [[Vespucci Canals]]
   
==Locations==
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==Gallery==
* Burlesque and Hematite Street, [[Triangle Building]], [[The Triangle]], [[Algonquin]]
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* Frankfort Ave and Iron Street, [[The Triangle]], [[Algonquin]]
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AlDente's-GTA4-exterior.png|Al Dente's restaurant in [[The Triangle]], [[Algonquin]].
* Columbus Ave and Amethyst Street, [[The Exchange]], [[Algonquin]]
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AlDentesVespucci-GTAV.jpg|Al Dente's in Vespucci, Los Santos.
* Albany Ave and Calcium Street, [[The Exchange]], [[Algonquin]] (highlighted in the Grand Theft Auto IV manual)
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</gallery>
* Tudor Street and Saratoga Ave, The [[Big Willis Mall]], [[Willis]], [[Dukes]]
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 01:55, June 28, 2014

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"Heavily processed food, deep-frozen in huge warehouses, just like mama never used to make it."
―GTA IV Manual Description.

Al Dente's is an Italian restaurant chain advertised in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V. The restaurant has several locations around the city, but the player cannot visit any location. Al Dente's slogan is "All the mamma mia you can eat" and serves "authentic" (heavily processed and deep-frozen) Italian cuisine the American way with large portions that are "tasteless and unhealthy". The restaurant is likely a spoof of the Olive Garden as both companies use a green colored cursive script and a symbolism of Italian cuisine in their logos. It could also be a spoof of Al Fresco's as both companys are Italian. A man in a radio commercial states that Al Dente's restaurants are conveniently located near strip malls, much like any real-life casual dining chain.

Al Dente's is one of only a handful of businesses advertised on the radio that appears in-game in Liberty City. Its chain of restaurants is predominantly dotted within Algonquin, with the Al Dente's signage, represented by a fork and pasta, present on each restaurant.

LocationsEdit

Liberty CityEdit

Los SantosEdit

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The term "al dente" refers to pasta cooked so as to be firm but not hard.
  • L.C.H.C DJ Jimmy Gestapo rants about how Al Dente's made him puke on his guitar player's foot and goes on to say "Why do we fuck up other country's foods?"

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