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Piccolo Arancio Restaurant

819 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06032-2347
860-674-1224
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Ranked #7 of 65 Restaurants in Farmington
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Price range: $21 - $40
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Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Main Street
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English first
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We generally choose whatever the fish special is. It's always delicious. Most recently had the blackened cod - I don't think I've ever had better. It was served with sauteed vegetables and a potato pancake. Yum. The staff is always professional, friendly and attentive, yet never hovering.

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Bethesda, Md
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We sat at the bar as the service at this restaurant has always been very slow, but the home made pasta was wonderful. Served al dente and with wonderful sauces.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We have been patronizing Piccolo Arancio for many years. The quality of the food and the service have always been exceptional. The waitstaff has many years of service and is fully conversant with the menu. I have never been disappointed.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The meals at Piccolo Arancio are always enjoyable and the service is great. This is a go-to restaurant for a meal that is always above average. Although the basic menu does not change often, the specials do and they are special.

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Buna, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I eat here every time I'm in town (several times during my trip generally and order room service from them as I generally stay in the hotel next door). I have never had anything that wasn't just amazing. I am always stuffed but then make myself even more miserable because I just don't have the willpower to not have some... More

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant prepares everything from scratch we were informed. The service is superb. The food is delicious. It is a bit pricey but definitely worth the cost. I always pick this restaurant when someone else is paying. You will not be disappointed.

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finger lakes NY
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118 reviews 118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I was meeting with an old friend in Farmington, she suggested Piccolo Arancio and I'm glad she did. It was mid-week, and a 6PM agreed time for after work; we were seated immediately. The menu was extensive; I could have easily chosen any of a dozen offerings (and this is ~1/3 of their total menu offering, between appetizers, main course... More

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Bremen, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We visited the Restaurant because of our stay in the farmington inn. The Food was great!!!!!!! My husband had a Steak and i had Ravioli with orange Sauce. Bouth were delicious!!!!!!!!! Our Dessert was Not a Highlight but the entrees amazing!!!!!! The Service was really nice as we Shared Starters and Dessert and e.g. splitted the salad for us. The... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Stopped into this restaurant unexpectedly and were happy we did. We were welcomed and seated at a small table in the corner which allowed us a quiet spot to enjoy our dinner and enjoy it we did. My husband had rack of lamb with potato and spinach and I had their homemade ravioli with a tomato orange sauce which was... More

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Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Piccolo Arancio has a sister establishment in Hartford called Peppercorns which is excellent so we decided to try Piccolo Arancio because it was conveniently located for our guests. We were very disappointed. The atmosphere was very loud making conversation at a table for four difficult. The physical plant looked tired. The waiter can be best described as having little class... More

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