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Avellino

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502 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA (Route 20)
Website
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Favorite Sturbridge restaurant

Amazing food excellent service. Worthy every penny! This is my go to place for special occasions, special friends, and just a night out with hubby.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Sharon D
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Amazing food excellent service. Worthy every penny! This is my go to place for special occasions, special friends, and just a night out with hubby.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I walked past Avellino's many times to get to the other, more casual restaurant in the same building. But actually this place was very reasonably priced despite the white table cloths. Service was great and the food was very good with a rustic touch.

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New Hartford, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Charming restaurant with wonderful Italian cuisine and ambience. Very generous portions, attentive service, and Old World feeling. Who would expect such a wonderful Italian restaurant in the heart of Sturbridge? My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our appetizers and entrees. As they say in Italian Eccellente!

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Hartford
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This restaurant offers good Italian food in a New England town: interesting wine list, attentive service, tasty food. Complimentary offerings included a yummy sausage bread. An interesting starter: fried olives. Everyone in our party enjoyed their dinners, which ranged from salmon to pasta to chicken to eggplant. The portions were large. Three of us took home leftovers. Desserts were so-so.... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

You'd think that being in Sturbridge Village territory, all the restaurants would be typical Yankee; i.e., colonial decor and traditional, hearty, New England food. Avellino has the coziness of the Colonials and the dining of the 21st century. Our party of 4 had a variety of dishes; all were beautifully prepared and served. Our server (can't remember her name) was... More 

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Time and time again, I have had a flawless meal. Service is attentive but not hovering. Setting is appropriate for a romantic meal or a large party. Rico performs magic in the kitchen and the cocktails are yummy! Definitely recommend.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The food was memorable. Lovely charming place, with service that was friendly, attentive but never obtrusive. Our server's wine suggestion was spot on - she brought us a small sample first to be sure we would like it. Our entrées ranged from delicious scallops and shrimp scampi to tasting vegetarian to a tender juice filet. The large antipasto was perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Food delicious, service exceptional, wonderful atmosphere, can't think of any thing I didn't like. I ate Downstairs and noticed something upstairs, will try that next time I go.

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Western MA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I had an enjoyable meal with friends. Enjoyed the calamari appetizer, I would recommend it. The risotto balls were ok but I wouldn't order again, the sauce served with it clashed with the taste. I had the short ribs, good but I have had better. Do order the dessert for 2, you get a great sampler and it is a... More 

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Southbridge, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The dishes i had the last few times i came here were delicious. Their burrata is to die for , its so creamy and delicious. The Gnocchi Bolognese was amazing as well and i can't wait to go back. I'm a foodie for sure because overall if food is delicious i want to go back somewhere. I enjoy a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 502 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA
    (Route 20)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?