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La Foresta Restaurant

163 Route 81, Killingworth, CT 06419-1470
+1 860-663-1155
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
163 Route 81, Killingworth, CT 06419-1470
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Do not be dissuaded by an occasional bad review - everyone has an off night now and then. Both the food and service here make it one of the best choices on the shoreline. We have always been treated with respect but then again we...More

1  Thank pilotct
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a special dinner because we have good prior dinners there. This time it was poor. We should have realized when the waiter had to come back to ask for our order again. They served appetizer with dinners The food was not hot....More

1  Thank TomJaneM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff was wonderful all around. But, the food, I felt was just ok. I’ll try again one day. We had entrees ranging from pasta to steak. All was good but not wonderful, except pasta was barely mediocre. And for an Italian wine bar, the pasta...More

Thank alisa62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came in last night with a party of twelve people.... sat in the bar by the window, beautiful!! Last time I came, I didn’t get a chance to talk to the owner, but this time I talked to the owner Francesco when we came...More

1  Thank jpolganski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the food was great Francesco was very rude Aside from being unable to manage time he also made order mistakes, made up excuses, blamed me! and never apologized Been going here for years just for the food but no longer It's better to just...More

1  Thank skiron07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

waiters keep you waiting, and seem to have an attitude..they act like they are put out by waiting on you..would not go back there..

Thank melissa b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice dinner. They give you very nice bread to start and a heaping amount of their relish/salsa to enjoy. Shared the special appetizer, deep fried zucchini blossoms. Very good. Husband had the special seafood and fettuccine, excellent. It was loaded with awesome...More

1  Thank GlobeBiker141
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Went for drinks at the bar. Great place to meet someone. The piano player was a bonus on Tuesday night and martini night. Special martini tonight was pumpkin spice and pineapple cosmos. Yummmmm.

Reviewed September 21, 2018

I've heard of this restaurant but we hadn't tried it yet. I'm really glad we did. It has a very interesting decor that the owner/founder showed us, including his new wall sculpture of two bulls breaking a wine bottle. It seems like their greatest claim...More

Thank JackX729
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Four of us looked forward to a lovely dinner out on a Saturday evening. This was NOT what we expected. Our order came out within 5 minutes of ordering, precooked lukewarm and dried out. Also, very loud environment and within 60 minutes we were out...More

2  Thank Jimmy C
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Joanne G
February 2, 2017|
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Response from Fastgt1 | Reviewed this property |
Why would you not just call the restaurant and discuss it with them??
Nick D
April 4, 2015|
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Response from mrchevydude | Reviewed this property |
Do yourself a favor and eat on wooster st. in North Haven
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Route 81, Killingworth, CT 06419-1470
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Killingworth
  • Phone Number: +1 860-663-1155
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