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Morello Bistro

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253 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830-6503 (East Elm Street)
203-661-3443
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Newton
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95 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say much for the food or service, but myself and three friends came to eat dinner her on a very warm July evening. We sat at the bar and ordered drinks. When we were seated, we noticed floor fans in the dining room...we were informed then of no air conditioning. The folks confirming our reservations that afternoon got us... More 

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Thank Skippy1958
New Rochelle, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Had lunch at Morello in Greenwich today - very good experience. Had the orecchiette - always a good choice at a restaurant. Pinot grigio was superb - nicely chilled as it should be. Ask for the dining room instead of the bar area - much quieter, Thanks to Helen and staff.

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Thank robertQ4369AI
New York City, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

May family and I hosted a lunch at Morello Bistro last week in their mezzanine. The location, food and service were fantastic. Catalina went out of her way to ensure that we had everything we needed. Everyone loved the food, which can sometimes be a challenge with such a large group. I look forward to returning to Morello.

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Thank Dschmelkin
Greenwich, Connecticut
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115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Went here during Greenwich Restaurant week. Food was cooked well, but taste horrible. The venue used to be good and have not been in a while. Certainly will not return as all the dishes except the Beet salad was horrible. Definitely a pass. Go there for drinks or non-cooked snacks. The vaulted Cathedral ceiling style is beautiful. Asked the hostess... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut, United States
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219 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The decour in this restaurant is very cool and pleasant to dine in. We went late on a Sunday night. Not that many patrons which made it nicer for us. Service was very good as was the food. I had the Oreccheitte Pasta with Sausage/B. Rabe - excellent. My son had the pasta and lobster - excellent. The chicken piccatta... More 

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Thank TonyLovesToDineOut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant , good food and pleasant wait staff. The staff was excellent water glasses always filled and never needed to call them . Had excellent chicken and we all know many places over cook their chicken This was perfect as was the fish Not a large menu but everything was well prepared

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Thank Steve R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

On Greenwich Avenue and easy to get a nice table on a weekday night. The location is in a former bank building with a high domed ceiling - nicely appointed and comfortable either on first or second floors. The bar area can get noisy at times so we prefer sitting near the back. The service is welcoming and the food... More 

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Thank Pat H
Greenwich, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

NOT UP TO USUAL Kathy and I went there with Andrew and Brian as this was the last weekend before school Have been there before. This time we weren't happy. The tuna tartar was overly made with too many capers. The endive salad was saturated with dressing. Not edible. Calamari was decent. The goat cheese ravioli was fair. The spaghetti... More 

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Thank Summersnuggles
Darien, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The restaurant setting is beautiful and situated right in the middle of Greenwich Avenue. Jimmy, the manager, makes everyone feel at home and the dishes won't disappoint.

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Thank Annie H
Greenwich, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Very central on the shopping strip it gets very busy at lunch. OKay food, average service and fairly priced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $60
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830-6503
    (East Elm Street)
  • Public Transportation: Morello Italian Bistro is located 3 blocks up Greenwich Avenue from the "Greenwich" Metro-North station on the New Haven line.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: 203-661-3443
Description
The posh retail district known as “The Avenue” in Greenwich Connecticut is now home to a stylish Italian restaurant and gathering place, Morello Italian Bistro. Owned by the London based restaurant group, MARC, Inc, with restaurants in London and New York, Morello Italian Bistro combines regional Italian cuisine prepared by Executive Chef, Kevin Garcia,with exceptional wines and superior service. A familiar face, James Branigan, formerly of Terra Ristorante Italiano in Greenwich, will be looking after guests, ensuring special care and attention to detail. The bi-level space is a historic Guastavino design with domed ceilings. The décor is tastefully chic and brings together casual warmth with high energy. The large bar is a social focal point of the restaurant where creative cocktails and global wine selections can be savored.

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