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Cesco trattoria

25 Old Kings Hwy N, Darien, CT 06820-4608
+1 203-202-9985
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (2 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
25 Old Kings Hwy N, Darien, CT 06820-4608
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We have been to Cesco's frequently and never been disappointed. We love sitting at the bar and I enjoy the Caprese salad with the fresh mozzarella and the polenta that accompanies many entrees it delightful. I also love the selection of wines especially the red...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed June 3, 2018

A popular Italian restaurant with good reason - great food, nice decor - but tables can be a little close and the staff overwhelmed on busy evenings. Again, very good food, but had to leave the last two times I attempted to eat there as...More

Thank egulyas
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I hate to write a bad review as the owner is very nice and this is apparently the only high end restaurant in this high end town, BUT: my ossobucco was dried out, the main bone was upside down - so there was almost nothing...More

1  Thank Musicbones
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Went here recently with a large group of about 40 colleagues. We reserved nearly the entire dining room. They offered us a wonderful menu with many selections, about 5 starters, 5 entrees and 3 desserts. For a group of that size it was pretty remarkable...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Visited with family . All with experienced dining experiences . All five raved about their dinner selections . Wine selection and advice pleasing .. Caring staff We shall return .

Thank Rosemaryann177
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Enjoyable meal. I had the chicken scarpariello which was good. My dining companions had the spaghetti with clams. One had gluten free pasta. The veal meatballs and muscles were good as appetizers. The one thing that is NOT good is the $30 corkage fee. It's...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Eight of us had a wonderful New Year’s eve dinner. Everyone had a different appetizer and said they were very good. I had the octopus and it was very tasty. Entrées were excellent. I tried the chicken Milanese and it was perfect. The fish dishes...More

Thank Dukeatbrays
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Place had an odor almost like exterminator smell. Waitress was new and not appropriate. When we finished a dish she said "oh it looks like you enjoyed it!" Food was nothing extraordinary....veal with prosciutto had a Marsala sauce which overpowered it. We won't be back...More

Thank Carole C
Cescos25darien, Owner at Cesco trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2017

Dear Carole, I am so sorry for the bad experience you had at Cesco's. That is not the experience we strive to achieve. Thank you for bringing this situation to our attention. Since your review we have released the waitress and have reviewed the receipe...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Aldo and his team at Cesco’s always do a wonderful job. You feel welcome the minute you walk in the door. Jose at the bar is particularly attentive. The food is the cornerstone, though. Fresh, terrific food served quickly and well. The chicken scarpariello, among...More

Thank tmj142
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Very delightful dinner. Good service. Soups, salads and apps were good. Most of the starters can be shared because they are ample. Entrees were excellent. Fish was good. Pasta was good. Chicken Milanese was exceptional. And desserts are huge and terrific. A really good restaurant....More

Thank Dukeatbrays
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Response from Laben J | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they deliver,u would have to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Old Kings Hwy N, Darien, CT 06820-4608
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 203-202-9985
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