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Avellino's Italian Restaurant

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1813 Post Rd, Exit 21 I95, Fairfield, CT 06824-5719
+1 203-254-2339
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:30 am - 12:00 am
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Wilton, Connecticut
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

A revisit to Avellino's confirmed that they are still on their game. Very good Italian food, reasonable prices and friendly staff. Basically all the elements you want on your night out. The friendliness of Pete (the owner) seems to have been passed down and instilled in their wait staff. You might want to try a small shrimp scampi pizza as... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We almost passed by but stopped in. The food was tasty fresh and perfectly prepared. Very reasonable prices. Definitely coming back!!

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Long Island, New York
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

This is a welcoming restaurant with nice atmosphere. We enjoyed our pasta dishes but would have preferred more choices of pasta. We really wanted pasta that evening and were disappointed that there was not more of a selection. We were there on a Sunday evening and have no idea why service was incredibly slow. They were very quick, however, to... More 

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Tshwane, South Africa
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134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

I made a big screw up booking this restaurant on Open Table, selecting a table for 4 rather than 6 on a Saturday night...we got there and the hostess was not very happy but she managed to seat us (very quickly despite the packed restaurant). We had a lovely waitress (yes you "Italian" lady from Brooklyn) and generally great service.... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We frequented Avellino's many years ago when it was a new restaurant in Fairfield. It hasn't changed. We stopped going to this restaurant becaeu the menu just did not have enough choices for me. While there are a lot of offerings, there's not much to distinguish one from the other. I had Tilapia over a bed of risotto mixed with... More 

Thank RcikS
Trumbull, CT
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

We have ordered carry out dinners a few times to take to a cabaret style theater we attend. The food is well prepared, nicely packaged and much fresher than one would expect in a carry out meal. We have also had dinner in the restaurant a few times and have always enjoyed the food. The service staff is friendly and... More 

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stamford ct
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

The food was pretty good and the place was pretty nice. They took us on time and the owner was quite nice. I would go there again except the prices were too high for this restaurant.

Thank rocket41
Fairfield, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Had a reservation for four and had to wait 35 mins, the food was very good but it. Was very noisy,very hard to have a conversation. The tables are to close together which makes it rather uncomfortable. The service was ok.

Thank David H
Fairfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We made reservations 5 days in advance for Mother's Day and received numerous confirmations of the reservation. Upon arrival at restaurant we were told no reservations were under our name even though I showed a VERY rude hostess the confirmation email in my phone. Instead of apologizing, we were met with hostility not only from hosted, but also the owner... More 

Thank Donna L
PDF06824, Owner at Avellino's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

YOUR ISSUE IS WITH OPENTABLE AND NOT AVELLINO'S!!!!!! Only after apologizing and trying to explain numerous times we did not receive or confirm your reservation and we had block that date. At a certain point I owe my crew and guess their right to enjoy a comfortable and non combative atmosphere. I have to admit I am very surprised at... More 

Brooklin, Maine
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

As soon as you walk in the door you can sense that this is an Italian restaurant owned by an Italian family and serve to you by Italians. There are many nice choices on the menu to satisfy many different kinds of tastes we were both very happy with our choices and the cocktails that we had pre- dinner were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $42
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1813 Post Rd, Exit 21 I95, Fairfield, CT 06824-5719
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-254-2339

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