We had a great experience with this Father’s Day dinner. Food was delicious. We’ll be back!
You could not ask for better service; attention to detail, a gluten free substitution for even the bread, a non rushed , relaxing meal , enthusiastic and friendly staff.
The presentation of the appetizers and entrees, amazing.
This is one of our favorite special occasion places. Almost weekly, we recommend this restaurant to family, friends and colleagues. When we went to celebrate Father’s Day and were looking forward to an awesome meal after a week of mourning a death in the family, imagine the incredible disappointment we had when our service was poor to fair at best. We had to actually ask to see if we had a server, they did nothing to accommodate our young, very well/behaved daughter (it was Father’s Day and didn’t offer to bring out her meal ahead of time), had to ask for bread for her twice (initially they brought out one slice!), and we had to ask for refills on our wine! The main entrees took about 90 minutes to get, and the manager, who knew about our frustrations, checked to see if we were ok, but did absolutely nothing to offer to accommodate us further and simply apologized for the delay (the restaurant was half empty!). The food was amazing, but the overall bill was sadly not worth $200. We will no longer be referring people to Arethusa and will likely not return. Incredibly disappointing for sure!
I have eaten here at least a dozen times for breakfast, lunch and dinner and I have never been disappointed at the quality of food and service, continues to be one of my favorite restaurants
Once again we enjoyed a wonderful meal, this time outside on the patio which is lovely. Highly recommend Arethusa a Tavolo for great food, atmosphere and service.
There are no words - except Perfection; Bliss and Euphoria.
Celebrated my birthday there. Had an exquisite lunch from appetizers, entrees, and the most gorgeous dessert. They even accommodated a vegan diner in my party. Truly a wonderful outdoor dining summer experience.
Excellent food, great atmosphere, the owers came and thanked us for visiting but our waitress was less than impressive. While she didn't do anything wrong she just wasn't personable and at times I felt she was arrogant. That being said it wouldn't stop me from going back...I'd just hope for a different waiter.
Arethusa is by far the best restaurant around. They make you feel like royalty, and the food is truly spectacular. I have gone there many times and am blown away every time. I feel so fortunate to have such a gem so close to home!
Fab!! Enjoyed every minute of our dining experience. We will be back with our food friends.
Amazing experience. Amazing food with superb service. I highly recommend it.
The food (from the pretzel bread to the appetizers to the chef's treats and main meal) was all delicious - fresh and artfully prepared. Service was terrific. What an all around wonderful evening! Atmosphere is not stuffy. Its upscale casual if there is such a thing? Your only worry will be what to order - and save room for the ice cream next door!
Another excellent meal. All courses. Sea Bass was excellent. Lobster ap delicious. Service perfect
A wonderful meal, best yet- each time is amazing. So many wonderful menu choices, and excellent service. Everything was delicious. I only wish it was just a little quieter and just a touch brighter.
Everything from the beginning to end was phenomenal. Even the homemade (farm)butter was delectable. Can we make reservations for tomorrow evening? Ha, Yum!!
Been here a few times. Never disappointed. Duck appetizer was delicious and pork trio had the best pork I think i have ever had. Decor is plain modern. Good service. I apreciate the complementary sparkling water.
Outstanding as usual! No special occasion, we just wanted to treat ourselves 😀. This is always a wonderful place to dine. Can’t wait to go back again.
This was our second visit to Arethusa and the food did not disappoint. The service was much better at our first visit (not to say our service was bad...we just had to ask multiple times if our drinks were coming and remind our server that we had ordered them). I think we had a server in training. Didn’t matter though. We weren’t in any rush to leave. We love it there and can’t wait to return.
This was my 3rd visit to Arethusa and each time I have had an exceptional experience. The staff is friendly, welcoming and accommodating. Tonight myself and 4 sisters were seated in a private corner of the restaurant. The bartender (Hunter?) was our waiter for the evening. He was passionate about the cocktails, the wine and the food and took pleasure in answering all of our questions. The food is beautifully prepared and everything we ordered was excellent. We each ordered appetizers and entrees and there wasn't anything that disappointed. My previous visits were during the winter so I was pleased to see a lovely courtyard - too chilly for outdoor dining we went but I will come back this summer. Truly a gem of a restaurant.
We had heard about this locale for years from friends, finally took the plunge. Hedged our bets by going for lunch. I don't mind overpaying for food and having an experience once - IF the food and experience is excellent. In this instance. Arethusa did not disappoint. We found the menu creative and inspirational, the food to be exquisite and nuanced, and the service to be impeccable. It was so good that we will likely return... rare air for this guy on the pricier venues.
This was our first visit to Arethusa al tavolo, and it definitely will not be our last. It was a wonderful dining experience in every way. The service is exceptional and the food beyond delicious from appetizer to dessert. The Scottish salmon was the best I have ever had and the lobster roll full of tender, flavorful chunks of lobster. Arethusa is well worth the trip.
This place is absolutely amazing. Everything from the blue cheese olives to the chocolate milk. Not to be missed!!!
Always delicious! I tried to have something different each time and every time the presentation and the taste is top notch.
Arethusa is a continuing gem, having been going there for a few years when we know we will be in the area, and think about it far enough ahead to get a reservation. Food has always been beyond expectations as it was this time, the problem is choosing from the menu of too many good things. Really have nothing negative to say - Oh I know, the amuse bouche served in micro ice cream cornets, could the cornets be savory not sweet?
Wonderful restaurant. An asset to those living in western Connecticut or eastern New York.
Fine dining experience, staff great. Somehow I expected the restaurant to be in a barn or old updated farm house with rolling hills down to Bantam Lake. So my fault for not proper research. Also attire on some people could have been more "casual smart". Maybe it is for dinner. But would recommend for a special occasion to friends.
Outstanding in every way. Food had unusual combinations with subtle flavors. Staff was very friendly and professional. Nice ambiance. Worth the long drive.
Fantastic food and service. Great place for a special occasion or special night out. Awesome!!!!
Their combination of unique flavors is amazing! I heartily recommend
Our server was obviously unhappy about something, which brought the dining experience down a notch. Unfortunately. we weren't seated until 8:15pm for our 7:45 reservation. We had to ask for our table when we saw 6 already available for seating.
But, the food was outstanding!
A very nice experience. The lamb dish was excellent; the chicken dish ok. Appetizer and desert very good. Will go again and try something else.
A superb dining experience. The local, fresh dairy made it extra special.
Great as always
A great place
Only wish it was closer to home, would go as often as possible!
Absolutely amazing - one of the best meals I have ever had!
We had the same wait person as 2 years ago and she seemed to remember us! Excellent service, non pretentious, food fantastic.