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1620 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880
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Ranked #2 of 141 Restaurants in Westport
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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English first
Wilton, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Weston, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Nice Atmosphere and delicious food. Service is right on!!! Delicious fish and pasta dishes. Nice selection of wines

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Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

You might not notice it from the street, but Pane e Bene is a real find. Delicious Italian food, lots of photos and posters of La Spezia, good service from the wait staff and the bar. A very welcoming ambience. Definitely worth the effort to find -- and enjoy.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We read the good reviews for Pane E Bene on TripAdvisor and decided to try it ourselves. We were seated promptly at our reservation time. We ordered the Grilled Octopus and the Burrata as our appetizer. The Octopus dish was huge - much larger than expected and both tasted great. We ordered the Branzino and the Sea Bass (special) as... More 

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Naples, Florida, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was our first visit to Pane e Bane in Westport, Connecticut and we found it to be a true winner! We were introduced to the restaurant while visiting special friends in Westport, Ct.... when we arrived they told us they were taking us to their favorite restaurants in town. And now, I must tell you, it has become our... More 

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Stamford CT
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140 reviews 140 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the food here very much, but a restaurant experience is not just about the food. The service was also excellent. My only two peeves are how tight the tables were together and how noisy it was. That said, I would go back.

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Additional Information about Pane E Bene

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

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