Peppercorns Grill

4.8
1991 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Peppercorn’s Grill and Piccolo Arancio are owned and operated by the Cialfi siblings, Sal and Dino, Brothers Sal and Dino purchased Peppercorn's Grill in 1989 and opened Piccolo Arancio in 1994. This generation of Cialfi's has added modern creativity and personality to traditional strengths of their Italian roots. Sal and Dino were trained in the art of Italian food at their uncle's restaurant in Rome. When the opportunity to open a restaurant arose, they jumped at the opportunity and opened the first Piccolo Arancio in Rome. Piccolo Arancio was internationally acclaimed within their first year. Now operated by their cousins, Piccolo Arancio remains near the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Peppercorn's Grill and Piccolo Arancio received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 10 years

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1991 people are saying
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BillR
New England
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is a "MUST" if you are in Hartford.

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vipRobertB
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent as always! Love the new outdoor seating.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time on their new outdoor patio seating. The menu and the service were delightful. We’ll be back

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great afternoon outside in their new patio. Great food great service. Just a wonderful time.

MD
vipMarionD
New England
11 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food and service. The pasta is divine. Creative dish combinations. We will be back.

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RGS315
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding. Our server Caroline was superb. Everyone was so nice. Only negative was couldn’t see where there was valet parking....website said there was on Wednesday.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
80 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best meal we have had in a very long time. The salmon and the beef short ribs were amazing as well as the homemade gelato. Great service accompanied the wonderful cuisine.

JD
vipJDS28
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Impeccable service, excellent food, great value for the quality.

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RoccoS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dino NEVER disappoints! Had dinner with my son who is on leave from the Marines after deployment. We LOVED it!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Louisville
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved this place! Our server was awesome and even gave us free desert on a slow night.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal

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vipValerieD
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is Excellent! Everything including pasta is homemade.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been to Peppercorn’s many times and the food is always excellent. They have managed to create a very attractive outdoor seating area.

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vipNicoleP
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I love going to Peppercorns because I always know the meal will be delicious. Everything we had was amazing. Can't wait to go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience for our daughter’s graduation dinner with exciting cutting edge menu and service to match.
We had a great time and can’t wait to go back again.

KB
vipKathleenB
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dinner was delicious and Dino could not have been more gracious and welcoming. Service was perfect. Feels to good to be able to be back out supporting our local restaurants.

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vipFoodiefromct
New England
28 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always good service and great food. Generous cocktails, excellent wine list!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was so good especially homemade ravioli, ossobuco, and seafood stew. Service amazing also. We had a great time.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great graduation dinner with family. Food, service, ambiance all excellent

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come here on a regular basis. The food is always fantastic as well as the service. Very creative Italian menu, not run of the mill.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great dining and experience. Friendly staff with excellent food

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food . support downtown hartford!!

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vipPamelaC
New England
9 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing restaurant. We come here quite often and the meals and service are consistent. Chris, our favorite staff member is truly fantastic. She is on top of everything and pays attention to all the little details to make our dining experience wonderful. We will back soon.....

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Glad we chose this restaurant. The food was amazing and the service top notch . The artichoke ravioli were to die for as were the other pasta dishes and the ossobuco falling off the bone. The desserts were sublime also

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great experience every time we dine there.Food is always cutting edge with great service and atmosphere. The staff is professional but warm at the same time .

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply amazing
You must try it.
Truly an authentic experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of the best restaurants in Connecticut. Always a wonderful meal with top notch service that professional but at the same time familiar and friendly. We will continue to go back again and again.

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vipWonderful
Fort Lauderdale
18 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Caroline was very attentive - the experience was wonderful as always

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic! We were even given 4 complimentary Prosecco drinks because we had to wait 10 minutes for our reservation time. Wonderful wonderful experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day dinner
We don’t live close by and haven’t been to Peppercorns in 20 years. Since covid, many restaurants have had disappointing service/food for the $$. I went through the reviews and they were so consistently good we gave it a try.
Everything was fantastic from start to finish. All the staff were exceptional and very pleasant. My son had short ribs for the first time and loved them, super tender and delicious! I had the Ravioli and it was one of the best I’ve had since my Grandma passed away. Husband & daughter had steak and it was perfectly cooked and seasoned well. Appetizers and house made desserts were all fantastic. Highly recommend checking this restaurant out. We can’t wait to go back again. Very good wine choices and cocktails.
House ricotta is fantastic!!

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Ryan
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Solid. Fun place. Food was hit and miss depending on the plate. They were a bit disorganized at tracking our reservation adn getting us seated as well as running out of multiple dishes.

KL
vipKarenL
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We had a 7:30 pm
Reservation and walked out at 8:30

BF
vipBeckyF
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I had the BEST experience at Peppercorns. Super authentic in every way - the food was delicious, the ambiance was perfect, the experience — genuine Italian! The staff — specifically the maitre d — was exceptional. We can’t wait to return again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always superb dinner, drinks and service at Peppercorns and this experience did not disappoint.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love this place. The food and service are always amazing.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome evening with friends!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner with great food and wine during the first business dinner since Covid.

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vipAprilA
Hawaii
9 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Peppercorns never disappoints. The food and service is always excellent. We love this place and look forward to many many more business meals as well as family events.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. Service perfect.

FAQs

Peppercorns Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (860) 547-1714.

Peppercorns Grill is rated 4.8 stars by 1991 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.