If you want a Tuscany inspired dining experience then you must try Arezzo Ristorante in Westport Connecticut. The restaurant is set alongside the Saugatuck River with gorgeous waterfront views. Diners can choose to eat inside in the covered sun deck, or on the open air patio complete with umbrellas and an outdoor bar.
There is a newly renovated interior with stone archways, stucco walls and charming dark wood beams. The bar inside is also inviting with dark leather accents and rich wood details.
The menu has quite a selection with dishes finished in the high heat of the wood burning oven. There are delicious homemade pastas, unique pizza selections and fresh fish, chicken and meat dishes from which to choose. For the salad lover there are many choices from seasonal produce and fun creations such as roasted beets, pistachios and shaved artichokes.
Entree selections include dishes for all tastes such as Filet Mignon, Melanzane al forno (Eggplant), various chicken and veal dishes, as well as seafood delights such as Branzino, Fisherman’s Stew (scallops, shrimp, and calamari in a tomato broth with fennel) and more.
There is also an delightful selection of desserts including fruit tarts, brulees , tiramisu and gelato.
The view from the outdoor patio is fantastic and the overall ambiance is perfect for dining al fresco on a warm summer evening. For a real Italian restaurant experience, check out Arezzo Ristorante in downtown Westport. Delicioso!
5 Riverside Ave Westport Ct 203-557-9375
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