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Polpo Restaurant & Saloon

554 Old Post Rd No 3, Greenwich, CT 06830-6243
203-629-1999
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Ranked #52 of 144 restaurants in Greenwich
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: West Putnam Avenue
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English first
new york
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Greenwich? Seriously? Impatient waiters, OK food, sort of musty feel to the place. Colleague lunches consistently embarrassing due to creepy waiters. Weird crowd. Edible food, nothing special. The car valet is great...

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Just left there and would never go back. Overpriced fast food at best. Had a 7:30 reservation and were done by 8:15 even when we told them to slow it down. A they care about is turning over tables. Quality of food no better than your Mom and Pop pizzeria. Don't waste your money!

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Greenwich, CT
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Arrogant host that reduces the attractiveness of going to Polpo when he is there. Will not seat you for drinks even with an appetizer when the dining room is empty and bar is full! Music is nice but lots of drunken dancing people when we were there last. Bar tenders are great and helpful and attentive along with a good... More

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Cheerful & friendly sports bar. Busy in its own right. This is the old school kind of Italian restaurant...with a captain and waiters. Very attentive service staff. Several small alcoves are nice for quieter conversations. You will get better service if you make a restaurant reservation. They are usually quite busy Thursday through Sunday. A live - but not loud... More

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Rye, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Polpos, host or who ever he was extremely rude and nasty. My 73 year old mother has arthritis,this guy would not seat us even when the table was ready. Save your money, too expensive, too rude

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Damn good. Creative, authentic Italian. Grilled sardines, bronzino, octapus. Excellent service. Good vibe. These people know what they are doing and they do it well.

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yonkers
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

At these prices they should have filmed " THE WOLF OF WALL STREET" with Leonardo Dicapria throwing $100. dollar bills around. The show starts at the parking lot, Ferraries, McClarin, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Astin Martin and yes my Mercedes that will be parked all the way at the rear of the lot. Great bar scean. The night we were there... More

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NYC, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always great service and food!! We go to Polpo all the time for friends or couples night! We love the food

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Servers was stress out , mengers were yelling around, food was so so!! Even though we spent almost 200$ we tried to finish asap!! Nobody cared , nobody came to check on us...don't go there for Gods sake

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Darien, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just a couple minutes from the avenue... this is a perfect spot to meet for a couple drinks and order a few apps! Food was great too.

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