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1620 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880
+1 203-292-9584
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: We opened our doors in 2011 in Westport, CT. Pane e Bene stands for bread...
We opened our doors in 2011 in Westport, CT. Pane e Bene stands for bread and goodness. Bread: We use fresh ingredients in our Italian Contemporary cuisine. Goodness: The service is as important as the food. We combine good service and good food to our customers.
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best Italian cuisine

We just recently found this place from trip advisor in Westport. Four of us tried for the first time, the good and service and the wine were surprisingly great. Then I, with another friend, came for the second time about a week later. The quality of everything was consistent. I myself has been very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We just recently found this place from trip advisor in Westport. Four of us tried for the first time, the good and service and the wine were surprisingly great. Then I, with another friend, came for the second time about a week later. The quality of everything was consistent. I myself has been very critical about the restaurant food, as... More 

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CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've eaten at this restaurant for dinner at least a dozen times over the past few years. I've eaten with friends, family, and even solo. I love the food here. The service has always been very good as well. The specials are worth trying, as they are often seasonal.

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Westport, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Its awesome. 'Nuff said. Thought tight space, the food is so worth it. Love the stuffed peppers and pasta is super fresh.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

A friend told us this was the best Italian he ever had. Went for dinner. He was so right! Had the Romo salad. Excellent! Wife had the meat Ravioli. I had the veal scallopini. The best Italian we ever had. The best! The owner greets you at the door and you are his guest,not just another customer. A welcome surprise.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We've been to Pane e Bene several times and greatly enjoyed its excellent food, close-by location and most important, warm and friendly atmosphere. Recently went back - albeit on a Saturday evening - for an early reservation to celebrate a birthday. Selected it over some other places in part because of that atmosphere. Well, we were greeeted (a misnomer) by... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Wow. With these reviews, I had expected Pane E Bene to be so much more. Starting with the ambience. You should know that the restaurant is in a strip mall -- which isn't bad in and of itself, but it feels like a strip mall experience inside. You first walk in to the bar area, which literally comprises half the... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The wait staff acts like its a 5 Star, food was over the top, Loved it, all the dishes came out promply and piping hot. The owner came to our table and introduced himself ,very Italian and has been in the business for 30 years ,truly a 4 star place

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I hate to let the word out about this gem but I think I've struck gold! I went with a friend on a Thursday night. The place started filling up about 7:30 but the service never skipped a beat. They were very accommodating and friendly. By the way, even when it was the most full, we could still hear each... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First of all, this is a small place next to a carpet company, so the charm is mostly on the inside, which will make you quickly forget all about carpets and the vehicular madness on the Post Road. The proprietor is an ebullient Italian gentleman who is rightly proud of his food and has a good word for everyone. You... More 

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Portland, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

They accommodated our party of 6 without a reservation on a busy night without a problem. The half a chicken is wonderful-- waitress described it as "Sunday dinner," and it was.

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Additional Information about Pane E Bene

Address: 1620 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880
Phone Number: +1 203-292-9584
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1620 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-292-9584

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

We opened our doors in 2011 in Westport, CT. Pane e Bene stands for bread and goodness. Bread: We use fresh ingredients in our Italian Contemporary cuisine. Goodness: The service is as important as the food. We combine good service and good food to our customers.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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