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Alforno Ristorante & Brick

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1654 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1600
(860) 399-4166
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. It was a bit noisy on the "porch" room, due to a large family party. Still enjoyed the calamari appetizer, pizza, and gluten free wild mushroom. Delightful server and pleasant evening.

Thank Wendymrec
Palm Coast, Florida
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here with party of 8. 7 people received their entrees...my spouse was waiting for his, a salad. Waiter came to table & said "start eating....his will come!" Which I felt was very rude. I said, no, I was waiting. Do not feel it was his place to say this. People were still eating and wait staff began clearing table,... More 

Thank Croquetgal
Newington, Connecticut
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

The 3 of us loved our salads, pizza and sangria! We usually choose from the excellent meal selections but last night tried the pizza. Everything here is great. It was punctuated by a very talented young waiter. Sorry not to get his name. He was awesome!

Thank debrapal
Cape Cod, MA
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We were driving home to Cape Cod from NJ, and while my husband drove, I tried to Google restaurants along I-95. It was very challenging to read reviews and make a choice. I finally took a chance and had my husband drive to Alforno. I knew from the reviews that the restaurant was in a strip-mall, and so the outside... More 

Thank SimplySuzy
Anchorage, Alaska
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87 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I always stop in here while back in CT. The staff are friendly, and very attentive. The menu selections are great, and the pizza is wonderful if you like a nice thin crust brick oven pizza. I would recommend this restaurant to any one in the Old Saybrook/Westbrook area. The also have the Frequent Pier program for those that get... More 

Thank Birdman2012
Colchester, Connecticut
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Good pizza, but the cheese is scarce and varies in quality. Good tasting sauce and fine crust. I would recommend paying for extra cheese.

Thank UConnRon
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We were visiting my brother for his daughters graduation. And he recommended getting pizza from here. I thought a little pricey...$75 for 3 pizzas...okay that's fine if its that good. My daughter brought it back and when we opened it...it was burnt horribly and hard. The crust actually scratched the roof of my mouth. I can see this place doesn't... More 

Thank Griff2266
Middlebury, Connecticut
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great Italian restaurant! One of my favorites along the shoreline. Authentic food and great atmosphere. The wait staff is excellent!

Thank Kathi J
Bogota, Colombia
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We had dinner twice and the pasta and pizza were excellent. The owner himself greeted us and as our grandson is italien and we speak also the language, there were immediately a big understanding! Could recommend it!

Thank Christine S
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117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We love living in Hawaii--BUT for Great Pizza--we had to fly to Connecticut. We are very familiar with Pepe's Pizza--but ALFORNO is above and beyond GREAT!! YUMMY, YUMMY, YUMMY!!!! The 3 of us delved into a Margueritta with sausage and mushrooms. The Margueritta was too plain by itself BUT the addition of the Sausage was terrific as were the mushrooms.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1600
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: (860) 399-4166

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