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Polpo Restaurant & Saloon

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554 Old Post Rd No 3, Greenwich, CT 06830-6243 (West Putnam Avenue)
+1 203-629-1999
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a restaurant not to be missed food and atmosphere was excellent the veal chop filled the plate lamb was out of this world and the appetizers were wonderful not the cheapest restaurant but very very very good

Thank Denis S
Stamford, Connecticut
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went a couple weeks ago for dinner. We arrived about 5 min prior to our reservation time, about 8:10pm and asked to sit at the bar. Bartender was not really helpful in picking a wine, but all the same we had a drink and waited. We saw people being called but no one came for us to bring us to... More 

Thank NCR09
Darien, Connecticut
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

It's old school looking with good solid Italian flavors. You can get it all here. Piano playing whilst you drink in a lively bar. Food is great. I had a pasta appetizer (delicious) followed by fish. The flavors are great. Dishes look good. Plenty of choices all the way upto market priced lobsters. Desert for me was a tasty cheesecake.... More 

Thank 5headedmonster
Lugano, Switzerland
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172 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

For a setting like this and the prices, my expectations were high. But service was bad, forgetting orders or special requests. The place was also pretty loud even though there were not so many customers. The polpo napolitani as appetizer was very good. The mussels, which was special appetizer of the day, was pretty tasteless. The seafood salad was okay... More 

Thank Mehdi J
White Plains, New York
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495 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We went with friends for lunch. The place had 2 other tables occupied. Service was terrible! We ordered drinks and I didn't get mine. There was no bartender. The food orders took a long time to get out. It was a terrible experience in what is usually a nice restaurant.

Thank paul1009
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

The menu is varied and everything in it is good. The service is great. We were a big group of about 30people no detail was missing.

Thank 30carrillo
North Palm Beach, Florida
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271 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Had a nice dinner here. The chicken dishes were very good. a very fine selection of wines and the menu looked good. The Caesar salad was very good and was not sure TOO clod which many restaurants do. Very good dressing.

Thank MrTEastlake
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Very good food.. nice upstairs area for large parties or groups. Expendive. A little off the beaten track being tucked in on an old post road. No real competitive restaurants nearly.

Thank Celine S
Hobe Sound, Florida
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Everyone complains about the noise level inside Polpo, and we all wish they would install some noise deafening tiles. But a meal at Polpo is still a wonderful experience. The menu is strong, the wine list is excellent w many price levels, the service is knowledgeable and they are equally adept at pasta, pesce and carne. The daily specials are... More 

Thank Rcdown78
New York City, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Pleasant patio, mediocre fare, calamari was like bar food, salmon special was a tiny portion, chicken paillard was dry, rose, cost $20/bottle too much, poor value.... but a very friendly, convivial atmosphere and owner, make up for the shortcomings.

Thank Christopher C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 554 Old Post Rd No 3, Greenwich, CT 06830-6243
    (West Putnam Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-629-1999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?