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Via Sforza Trattoria

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243 Post Rd. West, Westport, CT 06880
(203) 454-4444
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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739 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable dinner. The restaurant has both inside and outdoor seating. We decided to sit inside. The dining area is very pretty and comfortable too. They have a very nice menu- salads, appetizers, pasta, chicken, veal and fish dishes- served family and individual size. When we were seated the waiter gave us a basket of crusty bread... More 

Thank Gloria H
Stamford, Connecticut
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had gone to this restaurant when it just opened a few years ago and the appetizer came out late and wasn't cooked properly, the service was spotty and all in all the place just wasn't a good experience. Fast forward, I now live in Westport and went back. I sat outside under the grape vine covered veranda for lunch... More 

Thank Douglas R
Riverview, Florida
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on a trip up the East Coast recently we left route 95 and found Via Sforza. It was incredible! The restaurant has the ambience of an old european restaurant. The Italian food was absolutely delicious. The waitstaff was totally outstanding. We were delighted that we ventured off Rte. 95 for this jewel!

Thank Margaret C
Westport, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went to enjoy music and dinner. When the cannelloni came with what the kitchen identified as a long strand from a dish towel baked into it, the waiter was not surprised, and his manager was not particularly apologetic.

Thank allegra140
Westport, United States
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is one of our favorite dining spots. Delicious Italian food - and one of the few places that offers cannelloni, It's family-friendly yet perfect for small groups specializing special occasions. Problem is: no reservations accepted. So you take your chances on getting a coveted table outside. My advice is to go early if al fresco dining is your pleasure.

Thank Susan S G
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226 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Attractive restaurant. Service good but not great - didn't seem attentive of needs during meal. Great menu and specials. Decent wine list and full service bar. Roasted beets app, roasted artichoke heart app, veal parm and seafood risotto all excellent. Parking on site and at adjacent office. Great value. Rare to find special list without prices in excess of those... More 

Thank Doubleeagle
Westport, Connecticut
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Always wanted to try this restaurant so went there for our Anniversary. The food and wine were very good and we sat at a table near the window. The wait staff was nice and making reservations was not a problem during the week.

Thank Viola Y
Westport, Connecticut
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Great food, great value, and the friendliest people to be found in Westport ! We have never tried anything on the menu that we didn't really like or love. My daughter gets penne vodka, and now we are all addicted to it. Fish (branzino, salmon), chicken (scarpariello) and pasta (cavatelli nonna) -- love them all. If I try hard, I... More 

Thank Joe T
Weston, Connecticut
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Via Sforza is a consistent excellent Italian restaurant. It never fails to deliver. The food is delectable. Portions are wonderfully on the larger side, not the NYC minuscule sizes. Our favorites are the pasta & fagioli, parpardelle il forno, and capellini alle vongole. High arched interior ceilings, with subdued lighting. Service was good. Desserts excellent. We are never disappointed. Definitely... More 

Thank RL987654
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

lovely location and atmosphere. Good food, nice wine selection. Menu selection of italian specialties and pizza is very good. Prices are mid - higher depending on your selection. Suitable for kids as well

Thank Jackie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Post Rd. West, Westport, CT 06880
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: (203) 454-4444

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