Biagio's Osteria is a simplistic restaurant serving mouthwatering Italian cuisine. A brainchild of the owner and chef Biagio Barone, this restaurant brings to Connecticut, the unpopular delectable fares from across Italy. You can choose from the light meals of antipasti, panini, insalate and salads or enjoy an appetizing meal of Shrimp Belgio or Pollo Margherita. Do try out the chef's special Scallopine Biagio, which blends together chicken, herbs and homemade sauce. The ambiance here, though rustic, is a perfect amalgamation of the words elegant and cozy.
Bella's Cafe is a bright and cozy restaurant in West New Haven serving up some of the city's favorite breakfast and brunch all week long. You definitely won't go home hungry after chowing down on massive portions of dishes like french toast, omelets, burgers, salads and more. The menu changes frequently, and they always offer daily specials, so you can try something new every time.
Offering a delectable mixture of gourmet vegetarian food (with vegan, meat, & gluten-free options), coffee and juice bar drinks, art, and music, the Tiger Lily Café is a unique Long Island establishment. The sandwiches, wraps, soups, and salads are created with attention to complete nutrition and incredible taste, and the atmosphere is unbeatable - plush chairs and sofas, candlelight, and eclectic music make this the perfect venue to enjoy a meal with friends or to host a private event with a specially planned menu. The art and music featured at the Café is created by young local talents, and special Acoustic Sunday Sessions on the outdoor deck showcase their creativity accompanied by live, raw, and organic cuisine.
Graziella's Italian Bistro is one place you will definitely enjoying going to. The traditional Italian cuisine here is authentic in taste with huge portions and affordable prices. You will be delighted to see the menu consisting of an array of pork, lamb, steaks, chicken veal, handmade pastas and a wide selection of sea food. The extensive wine list adds its charm to the sophisticated meal. The dim and relaxed setting makes it one of the most pleasant and memorable meals. The restaurant also offers a banquet hall that can accommodate up to 200 guests for private events, functions and celebrations. The service here is extremely professional and attentive and apt for families and couples. Call ahead for more information, or check out their website.
Created by Vittorio Assaf and Fabio Granato while out at sea, Serafina has stamped its presence across the globe. It promotes Northern Italian flavors with an array of brick-oven pizza and handmade pasta, as well as delicious meat and seafood dishes made from the choicest ingredients and traditional recipes. Dine out on the breezy patio or in the company of Michela Martello's inspiring paintings inside. End your meal with signature Italian dessert imports Tiramisu or Panna Cotta.
Let your palate feast on the savory flavors of Italian cuisine at Jonathan's Ristorante. Relish the pastas made in the true Italian flair, mixed with herbs, spices and sauces to bring out rich flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Pastel hued wall surrounding an elegantly wood furnished dining room, add to the sophisticated ambiance of the place. A well stocked bar, with a selection of white, red and sparkling wines from around the globe, lines up one side of the restaurant. Guests can relish their meal on the adjoining patio, while gazing at the world pass by. Jonathan's is packed with its sincere patrons during weekends, so do reserve your table if you plan on visiting during this time.
Kawa Ni experiments with Japanese, Pan Asian, and Asian Fusion cuisine and brings inventive, flavorful food to the table. It is situated at a walking distance from the Westport train station and if you are in the neighborhood, then this place is a must-visit. The décor is minimalistic and the interiors are dimly lit with a tabletop setting and a lovely outdoor patio. Dishes have zesty flavors and attractive textures. You can begin your 3-course meal with appetizers like Pork Rib Confit, Szechuan Pork Dumplings and Chicken Meatballs and move onto main course items like Kimchee Fried Rice, Cold Sesame Noodles, and Trout Mazeman. You can pair your meal with either classic sakes or a glass of fine wine.
The Whelk was born out of the love for seafood and every seafood lover must include this place on their bucket list. The concept of this restaurant highly relies on sourcing local and fresh ingredients to promote sustainability and delights your taste buds by preparing some of the best seafood delicacies. Some of the tempting options on the menu are the Devilled Eggs With Fried Oysters and Griddled Octopus which are perfectly seasoned to create the right amount of flavor. This place has a laid-back vibe and also comprises a bar area where you can gulp down the draft beers or cocktails of your choice. The place can get crowded quickly, so go early and grab a seat.
Following the success of Rizzuto's in Bethel and West Hartford, this outlet was established in 2009. Rizzuto's Wood-Fired Kitchen & Bar at Westport features an extensive patio, a chilly raw bar, private dining room and an open kitchen. Guests relishing the tantalizing Italian fare in the dining room can bask in the warm glow emanating from the fireplace. The restaurant has a shop to one end, where people can buy salads, meatballs artisan breads and freshly made pastas. In close proximity to the gently flowing Saugatuk River, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the bank, before or after your meal. Dinner is served daily from 4p onwards.
Finalmente Trattoria is a family-run restaurant with a pleasing atmosphere and staff members to match. At this classy restaurant, diners can dig into fine Italian cuisine incorporated with contemporary touches. Local favorites include Bresaola Alpina and Fried Calamari for appetizers and Bucatini Carbonara or Pollo Capriccioso for mains. When you call for one of the wines, don’t hesitate to ask the wait staff for recommendations. They are quite well-versed with the menu and can suggest flavorful pairings. If you are in the mood to try something new and delicious, you simply have no excuse to skip dining at Finalmente Trattoria.