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Confetti Ristorante & Vinoteca

200 Ash St, Piermont, NY 10968-1000
+1 845-365-1911
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Ranked #7 of 18 Restaurants in Piermont
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Wine Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: From Hell's Kitchen To Piermont Arturo Lepore, the chef and owner of Piermont's Confetti, is committed to cooking dishes "the same way they are cooked in Italy." By Jerry Eimbinder | Email the author | September 28, 2010 Piermont's Confetti has a story that begins in a troubled metropolitan neighborhood. Confetti chef and owner Arturo Lepore grew up in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen, an area in midtown known for its tenement housing and turbulent role in the history of New York City. In 1959, Lepore's father and uncle opened a pizzeria in Hell's Kitchen called Mimi's-Lepore, just 12-years-old at the time, was in the kitchen grating cheese on opening day. But he was a fast learner: a few years later he was hired as a prep cook by Giodano's, a neighborhood Italian restaurant. From there on out he continued to climb the culinary ladder: at 19 he joined Lapace-an upscale Italian restaurant-as a pasta chef, training under respected restaurateur and chef Tony May. In his early 20s, Lepore went to work as sous chef at a resplendent restaurant called The Opera in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, where he learned to cook international dishes like pheasant and quail. Next, Lepore joined La Pitite Auberge, a classic French restaurant in Cresskill, New Jersey, and worked for chef Jean Breque who was formerly the executive chef at New York City's Maxwell's Plum. (Maxwell's Plum was a famous First-Avenue restaurant that mixed food and flamboyance in the mid-1960s and won a four-star rating from The New York Times.) In 1980, Lepore and his twin brother Steve opened a 70-seat restaurant in Norwood, New Jersey called Confetti. Five years later, when they needed larger space, they upgraded to a 275-seat restaurant called Parmigiano in Old Tappan, New Jersey, often preparing 500 or more meals a night. After Parmigiano, it seemed like the end of restaurant ventures; Lepore's brother retired 2007, and Arthur one year later. But when he strolled past Pasta Amore in Piermont this year, the owner called out to Lepore in jest. "Arturo, buy my place," the owner joked. "Get back in the business." Lepore laughed, but shortly afterwards he realized his sons, Joseph and Sam, were serious about pursuing careers as restaurateurs. So he decided to come out of retirement and bought Pasta Amore from its owner. A major redesign was undertaken by architect Martin Santini. From the start, Lepore decided that Confetti would offer authentic Italian dishes and cook meals "the same way they are cooked in Italy." New menu in preparation (and some suggestions from the chef) This October, Lepore will introduce a new fall/winter menu. The menu is still in the planning stages, Lepore said, so the following preview may be subject to change. At this point, it looks like veal chop-an old-time Confetti favorite-will go on the menu. Another addition is a pasta dish with duck ragu sauce (the homemade noodle has yet to be determined, Lepore said). The lasagna will undergo a change, too, but exactly how this will be accomplished hasn't been decided yet either; a pasta with almonds now on the menu will be dropped. Branzino (sea bass) is one of Confetti's most popular main courses, and it remains on the menu. It can be ordered whole or filleted, but Lepore recommends choosing the whole-fish option. Spada(swordfish) will be replaced by striped bass and/or halibut. Lamb osso bucco will bow in on the new menu but Tagliata, a sirloin steak, gives way to filet mignon in red wine sauce. Vitello Saltimbocca (sauteed veal with prosciuttto di parma and sage in a marsala sauce over spinach) stays on the menu. Rabbit will be offered on occasion as a special. Other game will also appear from time to time as specials, including venison, pheasant and possibly quail. New to the appetizer list will be a Venetian version of sardines and Cipollini onions and also cannelloni and shrimp with onions. Boar salami will become an antipasti choice. One dish that is certainly sticking around is Lepore's favorite, Chicken Country Style-a combination of chicken, sausage, peppers, potatoes and onions in a sweet and sour sauce. "It has layers and layers of flavor," he said. Much of the food at Confetti is homemade including the bread, pasta and desserts, Lepore added. Confetti buys its flour from suppliers in Italy. Some of Lepore's inspiration has come from trips to Italy-he recently visited a wine show in Verona and attended a food show in Palma looking for cheeses, condiments and meats. Confetti is located at 200 Ash Street in Piermont. It opens for lunch seven days a week at noon, and remains open until 10 p.M. During the week, 11 p.M. On Friday and Saturday and 9 p.M. On Sunday.
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The scene at the bar of locals is interesting. The pizzas are fairly good, but truth is 20 miles from the city and the best Italian in the USA is a bridge to far. Go for a pizza and a glass and leave it at that. Great bartender, Susie.

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Newburgh, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Read the reviews on this site along with the reviews from that other site (Y). My wife and I along with another couple have visited a few different restaurant in Piermont and I would say this was our best experience. We had 7 PM reservation and we were seated right away. Our waiter (Peter) came by the table within a... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I'll start off positive...the waitress was very nice and service was good. Food was terrible. Bread brought to table was clearly old, as it crumbled when you bit into it. Meat lasagna $18 was ok. The special was mussels, clams, and shrimp over spaghetti $27 was poor. The baked striped bass $24 was TERRIBLE. it was old, fishy, and dry.... More 

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Boca
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368 reviews 368 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One of the nicest Italian restaurants in the area. The view of the Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge is a bonus. The stuffed artichoke are terrific. There's also a friendly wine list available. Piemonte can count on this place as a landmark now.

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Piermont, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Good Italian fare in a convivial setting with greAt Hudson views in pretty PIERMONT. The food us good but unimaginative and expensive.

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Bronxville, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had dinner here with my husband and another couple. First time for all of us. Restaurant was packed inside and outside at the sidewalk tables. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. Menu had nice options, something for everyone. I ordered the Zio Stefano salad to start which was an endive salad with apples, walnuts, and gorgonzola. It was... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While exploring Piermont, NY we discovered Confetti's. In the summer you have your choice of a sidewalk table or in doors. With the sliders open there is the open air feeling with a touch of AC. The setting is typical Italian with table linens and a lot of red but don't be afraid to dress nice casual. The wine list... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

WOW! ordered appetizers had sardine saor just like I had in Venice, followed by seafood ravioli and desert something chocolate loved it been around the world eaten in many places and food here comes very close to the authentic Italian style a must see if you are in the area

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New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went there this week for lunch. Once the pre-fix meal was read we decided to go for that option, did not sound bad. Once the appetizers came out (we all happen to order the same one) OMG what a surprise, looked like out of a 5 star restaurant from NYC. It was the whole calamari grilled over arugula and had... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was a fun place to take a ride out to (tho a bit tricky - thank goodness for navigation). The restaurant is super cute with a really nice, casual bar. It has really pretty indoor dining and on nice summer evenings they open it up to the outside, so that's my favorite because even though you have that little... More 

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Additional Information about Confetti Ristorante & Vinoteca

Address: 200 Ash St, Piermont, NY 10968-1000
Phone Number: +1 845-365-1911
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Piermont
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Wine Bar

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