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About Arezzo Ristorante

Established in NYC, Highly Zagat rated.It's hard to resist Arezzo,which offersTuscan specialties in a rustic classic setting with amazing Al Fresco riverfront dining.There is an emphasis on fresh homemade array of pastas, Parpadella Short Rib Ragu,Ravioli All Aragosta, Prime Aged Steaks and Seafood.The menu projects a sophistication that has discriminating eaters truly enjoy.The Chef Vinicio Llanos adheres to a simple refined concept of crafting great food with the finest Proditti D'Italia,using local ingredients paired with selection of wonderful Italian Wines.

5 Riverside Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:


Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday: 11:30am -3:00 pm

Cross Street:
Riverside Ave & Post Road West

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(203) 557-9375

Website:
http://www.arezzowestport.com/

Parking Details:
Street and Valet Parking.

Public Transit:
Metro North Westport Station, GBT Coastal Link Bus Route.

Executive Chef:
Vinicio Llanos

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Arezzo Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

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4.3

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4.0

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88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
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Good for Anniversaries (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Scenic View (5)
Waterfront (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
Authentic (1)
Casual (1)
Cozy (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
Business Meals (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

As described by my waiter the veal chop parm I was served was “raw”, and he apologized perfusely. Watching my wife eat her New Years Eve entree alone while I waited for my entree to be cooked again was disappointing. While that can happen to anyone and they were nice enough to treat us to a glass of wine, there was also an issue with our after dinner drink. It was clearly watered down. I checked directly with the bartender who poured another glass from the same bottle and again, it was at least half water. I regularly keep the drink in my personal bar, so this was no mistake. I ordered something else in replacement and was again disappointed to be charged for it. I’ve eaten there several times for business and left feeling like they could have more, especially considering the occasion. To be served raw Veal and a mysterious watered down drink is unacceptable for the class of restaurant Arezzo strives to be.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Overall a fine meal. Varied menu offered good options...pleasant environment and setting in heart of Westport

Service was spotty...salad was not correct and waiter ( not the one who took the order but who was delivering) tried to convince us to take the wrong salad?? Very confusing...

Behind the scenes staff were not well connected to our main waiter and that was clear again during coffee service. Didn’t bring correct order ( decaf vs regular)

Still, food was good and overall meal enjoyable.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Wonderful!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We went for Christmas Day. Overall, we enjoyed the food but the service could have been better. A good option for Christmas Day.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

One of only a handful of restaurants within driving distance that was open on Christmas Day. We were very thankful for the staff that took time away from their families to serve us.

The wait staff was very attentive. The menu is full of authentic Italian dishes and each of the 4 we ordered was very good. There was a small hiccup with one of the dishes but it was remedied quickly.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Business Meals, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Great atmosphere and fine Italian food but expensive

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

The view overlooking the river was very pretty -- a number of swans swam by as a bonus. The food was fresh and high quality; service was excellent and friendly, not pretentious. It was slightly more expensive than we expected but otherwise very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 7, 2017

I made the reservation for my daughter and her 4 friends to celebrate her birthday. The group stated that the food was mediocre and that the service was horrible. There are so many great restaurants in the area, this one will not be on our list any longer.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

We sat down and fist water was dripping on my head. They moved us to another table. We sat for 1/2 hour before anyone came over to our table. We ordered drinks. One martini was not the right one. I had to take it to the bar myself and have the bar tender make the right one for. The service was awful. I will not ever go back

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great food -- great atmosphere. First time there -- but the experience will bring us back

Tags: Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Nice location ... good solid Italian food with a flair ... professional yet friendly staff

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great meal and very good service. Would also be very nice in warmer months. Bar area also nice for drinksvorva meeting place.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

It turns me off when the waiter doesn’t tell you the prices of the specials. So we ordered one and then found out when we got the tab that it cost $56 or almost double many entrees on the menu. I don’t think that is right.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2017

We went to Arezzo for dinner pre-theatre. They were extremely observant of the time so we weren't rushed and had plenty of time to make it to the show on time. We sat outside on the patio by the water, which was incredible for early October. The food and service were great. I would highly recommend Arezzo to others.

Tags: Scenic View, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Beautiful evening and wonderful dinner. Excellent service.

Tags: Romantic, Seasonal
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

They were nice to try to give us the table we wanted. But then we sat there, with no wine list and no service. We waited a long time before our server came over. We had to ask for a wine list. We were sharing some items and they brought our appetizer, bread and entre all at the same time. Pizza was excellent. The shaved artichoke salad used canned artichokes so that was a cheat and uninteresting. Still, I do like this place. Possibly they were short staffed. There was a huge party on the patio....

Tags: Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

It was delicious. The atmosphere is so pretty. The food was really good and the service was great!! It was my husbands birthday and the wait staff was very friendly. Love this place!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Waterfront
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Took my elderly mother to Arezzo for a birthday brunch on Sunday and we were not disappointed. Although we sat inside, the large windows were open so we felt like we were outside and had a great view of the river. The wait staff were wonderful and made my mother feel special. The food was better than I expected (although I like it there this was really memorable food) and the restaurant surprised us by bringing a cake with candle and singing to my mother based on my reservation as I didn't ask them to do this! All in all a delightful and special lunch, although a bit pricey due to the specials that we ordered.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fun, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

well, it took them 1/2 hour(28 minutes) to figure out after they seated us outside that we didn't have a waiter. but that was only after we finally flagged down a waiter and he said "your waiter is working inside and is just really busy and probably won't get to you". So we said, can someone else wait on us or do we need to go somewhere else????? After that they were very attentive but the food was just not great - it was fine - just nothing spectacular. We had been here before with no problems. It was a Saturday night and it was half empty so it makes you wonder if its going downhill.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

service was great, wine list was wonderful. One detail, all meals were not served at the same time. But once it arrived it was delicious.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We were seated promptly at a table outside, as requested, located not far from the scenic river. We had several people attempt to tend to our table (only 3 of us), so it was unclear who our server was. Our first order (a plain pizza for an 8 year old) came out wrong, even though we specifically asked if a plain cheese pizza was feasible. Therefore, we ended up having to purchase an additional meal. The other food ordered was good, although I though the special salad was over priced ($18), especially since it lacked protein. Sans the confusion regarding service, and the meal mix-up, it was overall okay.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Very disappointing. I've been here 3-4 times over the past couple of years. It's a beautiful setting on the water. The food has been good to average and this night it was OK but way overpriced.

When we were told the specials by our waiter, he didn't tell us the prices so I asked. We then ordered two of the specials (even though I thought they were pricey_ and when the bill came they overcharged us by 20% of the already overpriced specials which we subsequently had reversed by the manager.

I would not go back. There have been a bunch of restaurants in this location. The location deserves better fare.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Great outdoor setting with delicious food. Restaurant had a private party earlier in the evening and it seemed to have difficulty recovering from that event.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Service was horrendous. Exceptionally slow. Negligent. My dish was missing a key component but the waiters did not care. Owner did not do anything to fix the situation. Too bad because the food was generally good and the setting nice.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Very noisy, service was slow & not attentive, bread was brought to table when entrees were already there. Plates from appetizers were not removed, so entrees sat @ station waiting for bus boy to remove.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

I've been to Arezzo several times now and hey NEVER disappoint! The food was amazing! There were seven in my party and we all enjoyed the watermelon salad. The red snapper and the filet mignon and mushroom risotto! It was a beautiful night and the view of the water was terrific!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Waited nearly 40 minutes to get check , worst service ever

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 15, 2017

The overall setting was beautiful and featured a nice patio section for dining directly on the Saugatuck River. Wait staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and patient. Delicious food - overall extremely positive experience!

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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Amazing service & fabulous drinks! Highly recommend !

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

The view was beautiful and the service and food excellent. Delightful evening.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

The food as always was outstanding. We are outside and the view and atmosphere was really great! Our second time eating there and I'm sure we'll go back!

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·Dined on August 8, 2017

Top Shelf experience on the Saugatuck Riverfront.
I returned the next night and gracious waiter, Hesus, approached with:
"Good Evening, Tito's Martini again, Sir?"
A hint of tasteful Classic Italian music in the background...
Love this place.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Been several times. Love the outdoor seating on summer evenings. The service is very good. Our waiter was attentive and prompt. Ordered the seafood special. Was excellent. And the risotto also excellent.

The entree prices were on the high side. $37 for a fish entree is excessive. While delicious, just too expensive.

Over $200 for three with bottle of Proseco.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Food is very good but the service is terrible. Had to find other wait staff to find our waiter.

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·Dined on August 4, 2017

Welcome home dinner

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Good outdoor seating. Service is usually pretty good and the food is excellent.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 31, 2017

We have been there many times. This was for my wife's b'day. Food was very good as usual. Ambiance is what you go for, sitting outside by the river. Where they fail is service. Lot's of staff who are totally disorganized and not attentive. You never know who's your waiter or bus staff. Prices are on the high end and are definitely competing with NYC. A better bet are Tarantino or Via Sorza both in Westport

Tags: People Watching, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Food was delicious, service was good and table on the patio near the water was nice ambiance

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Naples)·Dined on July 28, 2017

The best outdoor patio on the river with great Italian cuisine. Super nice staff to help with accommodating any dietary needs. Incredible views, music off in distance! Special night!

Tags: Fun, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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·Dined on July 26, 2017

Fabulous food with a special friend.... on the banks of the Saugatuck River ~~~~~ever so romantico!!! 🚣🍽🍷💋

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Great for Brunch
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