Tarantino Restaurant

4.7
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257 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Tarantino pleases diners time and time again with their innovative twist on traditional Italian cuisine. As part of the Marchetti family of restaurants (Osteria Applausi in Old Greenwich and Columbus Park in Stamford), Tarantino consistently delivers quality ingredients, fabulous cuisine and gracious service.
By creatively reinventing traditional dishes, skillfully presented in a homey atmosphere, guests enjoy delicious food made with local and seasonal ingredients. The wine list offers fine selections from the world’s major regions with a special focus on Italy. Carpaccio, homemade ravioli, fish stew and osso buco are just some of the delightful choices you’ll enjoy at Tarantino.
Tarantino is a classic Italian restaurant with a devout following. In addition to a lively bar, when you dine here you'll appreciate the understated elegance, affable service and excellent food.
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OT
New York Area
77 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food4service1ambience4

Food good
Service non existent
Never even came by to check on us or give us water
Nice choices fir lunch specials

KC
New York Area
84 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

best Italian in Westport for sure !! love it! my favorite

l
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorites in town. Delicious and authentic Italian.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

favorite place to go locally. everyone is so attentive to the customer. food never fails to delight!

TM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!!

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outstanding as always!

JH
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent!

OT
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Consistent! Great staff. Nice wine selection and always has a nice buzz

B
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This family is the best. Great service food and atmosphere

AF
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife & I had a great dinner with lifelong friends from my Long Island hometown. The food, beverages and service were excellent, and we will return soon.

t
New York Area
288 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the price fixed two course lunch, tasty and reasonably priced with lots to choose from. Easy street parking nearby and very good service.

s
New York Area
78 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food, very fresh, wish they were open on Sundays

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great all around

VI
New York Area
111 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Have been a long time customer and Tarantino never disappoints. Our last visit was on a very busy Friday night. We squeezed into the bar area which was very busy to wait for our reservation. The food quality is outstanding. Love the Rosso Bucco and everything else on their menu. Service is very professional always. A great place for dinner!

PB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place great food nice place for a special dinner I will always go back for Saturday date night

AF
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food is outstanding!! The restaurant is immaculate!!

G
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We all enjoyed our meals, and the ambience was lovely!

PM
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been here several times and have always had a wonderful dinner. The service is very good. The food is delicious!

HK
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints!! We love everything about this restaurant... best Italian food anywhere!! Amazing ambiance, service, good size portions and value!! Put favorite!!

CB
Naples
83 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably the best restaurant in Westport. Very lively dining experience. Osso Bucco off the charts. Service exceptional. Reservations a must.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great...thanks.

HZ
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Home town feeling. love this family----------------------------------------------

D
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Italian food at its finest in a family atmosphere. Best around!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Just fantastic. Great wine list, great pasta and veal Milanese is the best around.

AF
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My lifelong friends & I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Tarantino after a great round of golf. The food, beverages and service were excellent, as usual, and we look forward to returning soon. Frank and his team run a top notch restaurant, and I always feel very welcome whether I am with my wife or with friends.

TG
New England
5 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lunch is perfect - a prix fix two course lunch for $18.95 is very hard to beat. The food is uniformly good and the service is superb.

j
New York Area
187 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian in Westport

c
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down best restaurant in Fairfield county and one of my favorites in the whole world! The food is outstanding and the service is impeccable. We come a few times a week and they always make you feel like family. Love love love Tarantino!

RH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit in many years - exceeded expectations and memories. The food was lovely and the service was professional. Ticket times were quick, but I think we hit a window when the kitchen wasn't busy. There was no rush to turn the table, so it was a great experience. Wine specials on Tues/Weds were superb. We will definitely be back!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It had been many years since we last ate at Tarantino's. What a mistake waiting so long. The food was absolutely amazing!!! Service top notch and the cost in balance with the quality of the food.

DD
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous place and great team

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always perfect for a special celebration. Great food and attentive staff.

SQ
Naples
63 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Always great. Just too noisy, even on Monday night!! Half price wine though which is great!

RK
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience2

I have to say as my first time eating here disappointed. Some dishes were outstanding and others were flat and not very flavorable. We have three appetizers which were great- the eggplant and shrimp, muscles and scallops- very very good. I would order that again. I had the shrimp and scallops and my daughter had the carbonara- maybe the best we have ever had, even in Italy. However the other three dishes were very flat and not flavorful, a miss. the biggest disappointment was the service. it seemed the only ones who were paid attention to were the regulars. My husband asked for Red Pepper, never came, never asked how our meal was, no extra bread, etc...
I am not sure I would return but for the few dishes we really enjoyed.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a party of 6. It was our first time dining here. And, it won’t be our last. Food is amazing, staff is excellent. A winner and new favorite!! Thank you for a great evening!

S
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Our dinners were terrific, but the noise level made it difficult to talk with each other.

GS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always great food and a super nice staff. Had the double cut pork chop with the cherry peppers. Cooked to perfection. Pasta is made fresh and perfectly cooked.

TR
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

My husband and I ordered the same meal, and both of us, loved our food. A bit pricey for our dish, however.

FF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

First time at Tarantino and not disappointed. Food, wine, service were excellent. Would definitely go back when we feel like the ride back to Westport.

SA
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Tarantino’s is a wonderful restaurant and the food is very good. Service efficient and friendly. Only complaint was that the Persecco by the glass was bitter/sour.