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Rizzuto's Oyster Bar & Restaurant

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540 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702 (Bridge Street)
+1 203-221-1002
11:30 - 21:30
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We use to have great meals here...our salads came with no dressing ..ok let that slide just ask for it ...praying the entre would be awesome...well my husband ordered fish and chip..I would not at an Italian rest. But it was on the nenu! It was so greasy soggy he ate just the middle same for the fries...my bolonese was... More 

Thank Morganna
Westport, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner last night on St. Patrick's Day. Fortunately, the dinner crowd was not a rowdy one. Lots of families with well-behaved children. Great service from Alexandra. Food is always a good value in family-friendly atmosphere. They often have a buy-one get one free entree nights. Sign up for their e-mail address to get these notices.

Thank dplevin
Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I've gone here a few times and always had a good experience. I gave this 4 stars because our most recent visit, for my 30th birthday, there were a couple of issues. Food: always great and lots of options! Drink: nice assortment of cocktails and nice wine list Service: very nice service, attentive Only problem: a friend of mine ordered... More 

Thank jennifer g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We love Rizzuto's. Have been going regularly for a few years. Excellent brick over pizza. Great wine list. Food is fresh and well prepared and service is good. A great place to go with family.

Thank Gad L
Darien, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A good value proposition. Menu is a leaning to Italian but with some other choices. It's a nice family place at affordable prices. We went straight into entrees, pasta & pizza. Went down well. Good sized portions and good flavors. Dessert is standard fare but good stuff. Open kitchen & huge fire lend to the ambience. It's quick, easy, parking... More 

Thank 5headedmonster
Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We go to Rizzuto's at least 4X/yr. Has a lively atmosphere, good service, very good eats and drinks. Burrata app was much enjoyed by the four of us, my wife's salad with salmon plate left clean. Butternut squash ravioli entree really good, meatball pizza very tasty. Like all area restaurants, there are no bargains, with tip and tax, figure $45... More 

Thank wgardellajr
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We've been going to Rizzuto's since it opened in Westport several years ago. It has a good diverse menu - pizzas, fish, meat and pasta - and they've all been very good. The bar is big and active and they serve a good drink. The prices are reasonable and it's a fun place to be. I happen to favor their... More 

Thank AlexNicholas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times, and have never had a bad experience or bad meal. Everything we've eaten has been delicious . The chef is amazing!! The Managers (Sharon & Mike) and all Staff are very helpful and courteous. We had the Butternut Squash homemade Ravioli's and they melted in your mouth, so delicious. I had their... More 

Thank maryamtv
Naperville, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Was here with another family on a busy Friday night. There were 8 of us total, half kids. None of the kids ended up ordering off of their kids menu, but off of regular menu. Wide array of choices, steak/seafood to various pastas. My Son opted for just a bowl of Clam Chowder that he said was very good. Another... More 

Thank Roy S
Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I only be in town twice, but each time I've had an absolutely fantastic meal here. The meals are awesome but what made it even more enjoyable was our server. She was the best! I will stop by every time I am even close to here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
    (Bridge Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-221-1002
Rizzuto's Italian Restaurant and Bar in Westport, CT combines a warm urban environment and genuine hospitality with a rustic Italian menu and authentic stone-fired Neapolitan brick oven pizza that focuses on fresh ingredients, simple preparations and great value. Rizzuto's is a community driven, family friendly Italian dining restaurant and gathering destination for everyone to enjoy a great dining experience. The Saugatuck neighborhood in Westport, CT is Rizzuto's third location which opened in 2009. Situated directly across from the Saugatuck River, the restaurant boasts an outdoor patio, large bar and lounge, and a raw bar featuring local seafood. Flames from the grand stone fireplace and the copper Le Panyol Wood-Fired oven provide a warm glow throughout the main dining area.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?