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Rizzuto's Oyster Bar & Restaurant

540 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
+1 203-221-1002
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (29 reviews)
“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“cajun fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
540 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, the food was pretty good....no complaints there. The service on the other hand was sorely lacking. There were 6 of us in our party and we went for lunch yesterday.....we were brought our drinks and bread (with butter and s dish of olive oil...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had pizza and the salmon at Rizzuto's yesterday, everything was delicious and fresh !! I will go back soon! I highly recommend it.

Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food excellent service, the raw bar was delicious I will be back. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We really liked Rizzuttos. Archecturally beautiful, roomy, great acoustics and, best of all, the food was really fresh and delish, I had the halibut with mashed cauliflower and spinach...all cooked to perfection with a simple garlic white sauce. We shared a yummy chocolate flourless cake...More

Thank bobben21
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Well back in October I wrote a negative review about a Lobster dinner that I had. The owner or representative made good on it and I was able to come back and give them another review. I am absolutely happy that I did. Today my...More

Thank billmO2003YI
William R, Owner at Rizzuto's Oyster Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Bill, thank you so much for the great feedback! It means a lot to us all! I also appreciate your recognition of our lobster! We go to great lengths to buy live lobsters, and as your said, our lobster rolls are freshly picked, a lot...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

My husband and I were on our way back on Rt 95 heading home and the traffic was impossible so we pulled off for a bite to eat. Rizzutto's was the first place we found and was so happy to have found it. We both...More

Thank lbkeefe
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on a whim after googling “Italian food near me” (we were staying in Norwalk). It looked nice when we walked in. Our server came to get our drink order before we got our jackets off and sat down. Then he came back 30...More

Thank KateAndNow
Reviewed 17 March 2018

My husband and I have gone for happy hour a few times now. Oysters, small plates, and a nice wine and cocktail list. We have had several flatbreads and appetizer selections and all have been tasty- esp the bruschetta! The bar is very large so...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

An average rating is mathematical but really it is great or terrible depending on the day!! Our first visit to this establishment was a real treat. One of the best crab cakes I have ever had. Full of lump crab meat, lightly seasoned. Perfect. Accompanied...More

Thank cvanv
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I have eaten here before, and it was very good, so I decided to take my parents here for their birthday lunch. While my parents were pleased with their food (the fish and chips), we could have gone elsewhere for the same for less. The...More

Thank LA P
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Response from LindaKavs | Property representative |
Our round tables seat 6 pl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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