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Avellino's Italian Restaurant

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1813 Post Road, Exit 21 I95, Fairfield, CT 06824
+1 203-254-2339
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 04:30 - 00:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We ate here for the first time last week and had a great experience. The dining room is small, but nicely decorated and comfortable. The place was packed on a Friday night and the staff was running at full speed. Despite that, our server was attentive and got every appetizer and entree exactly right for our group without writing anything... More 

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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit and we plan to return. The food was excellent and the service was welcoming, friendly and helpful. For 6 adults and a child the bill came to 280. With drinks and dessert the bill was reasonable. Calamari was good, salad was okay, chicken and eggplant were really good. The Irish coffee was a pleasant conclusion... More 

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Thank Stephen A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Avellino's is our favorite restaurant! Always excellent food, attentive service, and a pleasure to go there. Prices are very fair. A gem in Fairfield! This is a small family owned business and they try to make all their patrons happy. Veal dishes are very good along with fish. Their desserts a delicious.

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Shelton
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72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It was just like old times. The food has always been top shelf. Peter and the staff always treat you well and do their best to make you feel welcome. Good job Peter!!

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Wilton, Connecticut
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

A revisit to Avellino's confirmed that they are still on their game. Very good Italian food, reasonable prices and friendly staff. Basically all the elements you want on your night out. The friendliness of Pete (the owner) seems to have been passed down and instilled in their wait staff. You might want to try a small shrimp scampi pizza as... More 

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Thank M-Bob21200
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We almost passed by but stopped in. The food was tasty fresh and perfectly prepared. Very reasonable prices. Definitely coming back!!

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Long Island, New York
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a welcoming restaurant with nice atmosphere. We enjoyed our pasta dishes but would have preferred more choices of pasta. We really wanted pasta that evening and were disappointed that there was not more of a selection. We were there on a Sunday evening and have no idea why service was incredibly slow. They were very quick, however, to... More 

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Tshwane, South Africa
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I made a big screw up booking this restaurant on Open Table, selecting a table for 4 rather than 6 on a Saturday night...we got there and the hostess was not very happy but she managed to seat us (very quickly despite the packed restaurant). We had a lovely waitress (yes you "Italian" lady from Brooklyn) and generally great service.... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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141 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We frequented Avellino's many years ago when it was a new restaurant in Fairfield. It hasn't changed. We stopped going to this restaurant becaeu the menu just did not have enough choices for me. While there are a lot of offerings, there's not much to distinguish one from the other. I had Tilapia over a bed of risotto mixed with... More 

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Trumbull, CT
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We have ordered carry out dinners a few times to take to a cabaret style theater we attend. The food is well prepared, nicely packaged and much fresher than one would expect in a carry out meal. We have also had dinner in the restaurant a few times and have always enjoyed the food. The service staff is friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
04:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
04:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1813 Post Road, Exit 21 I95, Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-254-2339

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