Orto
Orto

Orto

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://restaurantorto.com/
  • Phone: 6318620151x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:
    Tuesday and Wednesday 5:00PM until 9:00PM
    Thursday through Saturday 5:00PM - 9:30PM
    Sunday 4:00 - 8:00PM
    Closed on Monday’s
    Reservations Stongly Suggested
  • Payment Options: Cash Only
  • Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Eric Lomando
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: At Orto we offer private parties on premise for up to 115 people. We have several packages to best accommodate your needs. We also implement off-premise catering
  • Entertainment: Thursday and Friday evenings live entertainment.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Honey Lane
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Orto
The menu at Orto showcases our version of Italian-American Cuisine. We strive to source the finest and freshest ingredients available on the American market and prepare them with Italian sensibility. The food is rustic and soul satisfying. As with Kitchen A Bistro, the atmosphere is one that is relaxed and is that of a welcoming hospitality. We continue to offer a no corkage fee which allows you to bring your favorite bottle to share with your meal. In addition we have a full bar with an extensive wine and beer list.
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Orto reviews from OpenTable diners
13 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.8
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (10)fit for foodies (9)romantic (4)special occasion (3)great for lunch (3)good for groups (3)great for brunch (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • NancyVIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Good food, but very indifferent service. Didn't get much of a feel for the place.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fussyfoodie3
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    We shared a 3 course meal on Saturday night and each course was absolutely delicious with generous portions. Even though we shared, we still had leftovers to bring home. The menu is creative with lots of interesting choices. The waitress's wine recommendation was spot on without being overpriced. This was our second visit within a month and we look forward to returning again soon. We highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Birthday Dinner
    Cori
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Orto is a gem. A great place to dine with friends or celebrate a special occasion. The menu is amazing and the food was served perfectly. We could not have asked for a better evening and our menu read "Happy Birthday". What a special touch!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious eatery
    sandy
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    This is a wonderful spot for a special meal. The menu is creative and top notch. We have friends who are foodies and we can't wait to take them to the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellence in Every Aspect!
    Clubman33
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    The dining experience was flawless from beginning to end! Food, service, ambiance...the whole package. I do think they are losing a significant amount of business not accepting Credit Cards. This is 2014!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 8 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.8
    • Food4.8
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 226 reviews are from the Orto reviews archive.
  • Eclectic Menu with Amazing Food
    Shamrock
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    The menu here is great... always seems to change. Which is refreshing. It's Italian at the heart but each dish seems to have a lil spin to it and it's done very well! I highly recommend eating here.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Luuu
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    We love Orto. We love that the menu changes daily. I love that the choices are relatively small and everything is delicious and different from any other restaurant. The prices are fair with the prix fixe menu especially since there is no corkage fee if you want to bring your own wine. The crispy farm fresh egg atop various menu items on the appetizer list is one of my favorites! Love it! Highly recommend Orto! The staff is always friendly and perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bobby
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    great menu. unique dishes. great you may bring your own wine. disappointed they did not accept credit cards.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappointed!
    Lrosa
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Perfect meal, once again. Brought family members this time and sat in the front room. As always, wanting everything on the menu. And the warm doughnuts with chocolate sauce (and of course, a scoop of gelato!) do it everytime!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    We have been a fan of the chefs for over 10 years and have followed him to each and every one of restaurants. He has never disappointed us once.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Frequent Diner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    I have been to Orto many times and the food is always outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great spot
    barney
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    This is a great little restaurant. Menu changes regularly and with seasons. Wine list is a short but well-curated and reasonably priced mostly Italian wines, though there is no corkage so many people bring their own wine. The big room inside can get a little loud, but there are a few smaller rooms and a small bar area. The front patio is nice, weather and bugs permitting. The staff is friendly though busy. We would come here regularly even if we didn't live around the corner. (Also, they don't take credit cards)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mothers Day meal
    luv2eatout
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I have dined at Orto three times. This last time my main meal was on the dry side. Everything else was delicious as were the meals at my other two visits. My son enjoyed his meal. If this was my first time, I would have to consider if I would dine there again. I would continue to support this fine restaurant, but they should be careful not to spoil their success.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EfogelVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The appetizers were very good but all of the main courses were terrible. The coffee was horrible too.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A gem!
    Franandbob
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Excellent as usual...never a disappointment. Gotta love it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Raybo
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    This is dining ! And the staff is always friendly making your dining experience a home run.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • They do it right
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Orto has it right, great food, friendly staff, beautiful historic building.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hman
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Better than last time-excellent overall experience
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Orto is amazing
    welovetoeat
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    I have been to Orto about a dozen times and it always amazes me. The menu will change seasonally to reflect fresh food from the area - the chefs are food geniuses! I have always been thrilled with what I order. The restaurant is in an old home, it is really charming. Highly recommend!!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Relaxing, friendly girls night out
    Mint
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    This is the second time we had girls night out here. The service is friendly and allows friends to have a leisurely dinner, with interesting food. Being able to bring your own wine is appreciated.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Success even during restaurant week
    NoFoLauraVIP
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    We've eaten here before, so were a bit hesitant to go during RW, as so many places suffer. Eric and the folks at Orto proved they can do it all. Though the menu was more limited than usual, each dish was a hit. My personal dislike of a side resulted in an exceptional substitution. Our waitress was attentive, but never in our face. Will be back again and again.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, good times
    Gina
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    No complaints regarding anything at Orto. Love that you can still bring your own wine. This restaurant has always delivered!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My new favorite restaurant
    Irene
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    Went during LI Restaurant week. I am ready to go back once a week! Food was fabulous! Appetizer meatballs and risotto balls were perfectly delicious. I could eat a bucket of the potato purée w/ Swiss chard. A baba a nut creme brûlée...what? Crazy good! Waiter was attentive and pleasant. I am in love with this place! A wonderful dining experience with my family. Thank you Orto's!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A gem
    Franandbob
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    Excellent as usual. We go back often. BYOB is a definite plus but they have an excellent wine selection with a good pour and fair price.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service and good food
    OLC65
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    My 3 friends and I had a nice time at Orto. We wish the wine list was better but we did find something we enjoyed. The service couldn't have been better. Two of us had the beef Braciole which was a bit disappointing because it was dry. The salmon was very good though.
    Special Features:
    Romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week
    DonnaD
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    I'm beginning to think that chefs intentionally cook worse during restaurant week because they hate it so much. We ordinarily love Orto, but this mean was just okay. For my first course I ordered ricotta ravioli and asked the server if the salmon with ricotta gnocchi would be too similar for the main course. She said definitely not. When the main came, the salmon was sitting in the identical red sauce with peas that the ravioli was covered in. The two were absolutely redundant, very disappointment. Then we ordered an eggplant parmesan to take home and were charged $25!!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A hidden gem
    teach2n2r4
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Orto is a fine dinning "experience" new foods; many you have never tasted. Others are familiar but prepared in new ways. There is a fine wine list and small bar; but the best feature is being able to bring your own wine. Some restaurants that offered this accommodation have stopped doing so and have also had a significant decline in customers. Service has always been excellent the many times we have dined here. The entire staff really seems to care for the patrons! We will difinitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Enjoyable food, spacing in between courses to long
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Once again a winner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    My husband and I went for Easter Dinner. Because there we only two of us we got the private, romantic "for 2" area. Orto never disappoints!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really good quality food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Went for Easter Sunday. Food was very good, tasty homemade sauces and presented nicely. Good service. Would recommend and surely return.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    Anneatzowt
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    My table ate the risotto balls and meatballs for apps. Deliciously seasoned. Dinner was char. Perfectly cooked though a little shy on flavor. Service spot on and friendly
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    I have worked in the restaurant industry for years and I must say that Orto has become my favorite restaurant in Suffolk County. From the decor & ambiance to the food & service, there is nothing I would change. The food is great, I haven't had a bad meal yet, and I love that the chef is always changing with the season and isn't afraid to go out on a limb and be adventurous with his plates. And the bonus is that you can bring your own wine with no corkage fee. They have a nice condensed wine & beer list but for a sommelier such as myself, it's nice to bring something from your own collection to enjoy with a fantastic meal. Don't miss the coursed out pre-fixe, it's worth it!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our 1st Wedding Anniversary
    LizLovesFood
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    My husband and I went here for our 1st wedding anniversary last week. After reading the Zagat reviews and the menu we decided Orto would be a good place to celebrate our 1st anniversary. Orto was better than good, it was perfect. The food, the service, the atmosphere, you name it... OUTSTANDING. The Risotto Balls and the Tiramisu were fantastic, I highly recommend them. Also, get the ricotta for your bread, it has a hint of lemon and is amazing! 5 stars all the way! Thank you for the wonderful experience!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic Meal
    NiceTouch
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    We were celebrating our anniversary and the staff had our menus made up saying Happy Anniversary, very nice touch...and then came to the table with a glass of Prosecco for each of us. Had a great table. The food was excellent, will go again for sure. Real nice selections on the menu. Orto has a great concept with the "no charge" bring your own bottle of wine for dinner. They are happy to accommodate bringing your own wine. Just perfect. Had the three course price fix. For my app I had the Speck with peas and marinated pecorino and it was delicious, then I had the grilled meats for dinner, which included lamb ribs and that plate was very very good. Banana nut creme brulee finished off a great meal!!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    My family came to have dinner for my husband's 60th birthday. We enjoyed the whole experience and the food was very good. We would return for future events.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    We booked our anniversary dinner at Orto through opentable. We requested a secluded area for some alone time and they were kind enough to provide a table for two tucked away! They treated us to a glass of proseco and while attentive, our server left us alone. We chose the price fix (appetizer, entree,dessert) and each item was delicious and servings very ample. We loved that we could bring our own wine in with no corking fee! Usually we only order a bottle when we are with friends, so this was nice because we could have what we like (we don't drink much) and bring it home. Overall, we had a wonderful evening and are already planning another with some friends! HIGHlY recommended!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food. We enjoyed
    roro0419
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Excellent food. We enjoyed our meal and will definitely return!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently enjoyable
    HappyDiner
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    We've eaten here many times over the past few years and the food is always great. The menu changes often and is always innovative. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable on the menu. Best is BYO policy but their wines are very good and reasonably priced. You have to get the donuts and chocolate sauce for dessert, just yummy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food
    Luveatingout
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Fine eclectic dining with out if the ordinary menu choices. A great out of the way restaurant without the wait. Would definitely recommend orto to anyone who likes different fine dining.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    luv2dineVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    I found the service to be awful! Once our water glasses were filled once we never saw the waitress to refill our water. The food was so so. I have eaten at orto before and the food has always been delicious. This time not so good...More important the service was really bad
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate