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Alforno Ristorante and Brick Oven Pizzeria

1654 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1600
+1 860-399-4166
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (48 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
12:00 - 14:30 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1654 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1600
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I'd not been to this restaurant before and thus was rather surprised to walk into a lovely 'intimate' sized space with a great vibe. I've been looking for a chic but fun Italian bistro on the shoreline....and this is it. Located on Route 1 Boston...More

Thank Elise L
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The free bread, coupled with nice olive oil put on the table, was great! However, my chicken parmesan was no better than a frozen entry available at the supermarket. The lunch portion, priced at $15.50, was about the size of a small hamburger and came...More

Thank mondo1948
Reviewed 17 October 2016

There are many Italian restaurants in and around our community, so many I wonder how they all survive. But this one is consistently enjoyable, excellent veal parmigiana, good wine choices, friendly staff. We enjoy this restaurant for it's comfortable ambience and have often taken friends...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I love everything about Alforno! Food, atmosphere and staff are all exceptional. Even the take out is superb!

1  Thank Kathi J
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Used to be good....last night disgusting! Never going again,, I said that last time, but we got takeout food, salad was 3 smashed up tomatoes on a pice of rotted romain,,, soup was cold and inedible,,, pizza was soggy and gross,,,, going back with this...More

1  Thank YZMOTO
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Terrible experience. After calling ahead and being informed they didn't take reservations, but that there was plenty of space we went there and indeed found a half empty restaurant. But when we asked for a table for 8 they wouldn't accommodate us. The best they...More

Thank Will L
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Four of us had dinner at Alforno's. They don't take reservations but we only waited about 5 minutes for a table even though it was crowded. Us gals split the mozzarella app with tomatoes which was delicious. I had veal parm and she had chicken...More

Thank culver77
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. It was a bit noisy on the "porch" room, due to a large family party. Still enjoyed the calamari appetizer, pizza, and gluten free wild mushroom. Delightful server and pleasant evening.

Thank Wendymrec
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Dinner here with party of 8. 7 people received their entrees...my spouse was waiting for his, a salad. Waiter came to table & said "start eating....his will come!" Which I felt was very rude. I said, no, I was waiting. Do not feel it was...More

Thank Croquetgal
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The 3 of us loved our salads, pizza and sangria! We usually choose from the excellent meal selections but last night tried the pizza. Everything here is great. It was punctuated by a very talented young waiter. Sorry not to get his name. He was...More

Thank debrapal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1600
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-399-4166
  • E-mail
Alforno Ristorante and Brick Oven Pizzeria is a family-friendly restaurant run by a friendly family of Italian-Americans. We have a deep love for food and an even deeper love for sharing that food with our community. At Alforno, everything from our stocks to our bread is homemade with fresh ingredients, Tuscan influences, and a commitment to quality. Join us for a sip, a sweet treat, or an indulgent meal and experience for yourself all the flavors we're so fond of.
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