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Pizzeria Lauretano

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291 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT 06801-2402
+1 203-792-1500
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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new milford, ct
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We ordered an antipasto, two pizzas and a Calzone for our group of four. The sulky waitress had to be reminded to offer us forks and knives . The antipasto arrived with four burnt to the crisp breadsticks and when we asked for a replacement we were told there weren't any more. Then the pizzas arrived. Completely black, the calzone... More 

Thank quietseeker41
Redding, Connecticut, USA
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490 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Lauretano definitely has the best pizza in Bethel. And, over the years, I think it keeps getting better. It seems that when they first opened the pizza had paper thin crusts and they were often burnt. No longer; they are thicker and more chewy and still have that great wood fire smoky taste. They are excellent. Other dishes are also... More 

Thank yecats59
Danbury, Connecticut
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Laurentano's makes wonderful pizzas in a variety of combinations, including (for an extra six bucks) one made with imported buffalo cheese Mozzarella; if you like realy Mozzarella, it's a delicious treat. But it also has some other very good dishes: my favorite breadsticks (made with the pizza dough, and unusually chewy, fresh and flavorful), my favorite grilled shrimp (no, I... More 

Thank retr2
Savannah, Georgia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Great pizza and pasta/meatballs. I know meatballs and I noted how tasty they were THEN the chef said they were known for them - and they should be. One or two nightly specials are on the menu. When in this area you should seek out this inexpensive place.

Thank mtaxman
Redding, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We've heard great things about Pizzeria Lauretano so we had to try it. While the pizza was tasty, we found it very over-priced for what you got. Each pie is really a single-serving pie for a man. I'd choose other options in the area for a similar wood-fired taste at a more on-point cost.

Thank Sharon C
Bethel, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My favorite pizza. Always perfectly cooked with just the right char. Love the champagne vinaigrette salad as well.

Thank Scott F
Orange, CT
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91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Funny, I don't think of pizza in regard to Pizzeria Lauretano although I enjoy the food immensely. First for me is the great jazz Michael brings to his place. For a reasonable cover, you can hear world-class jazz in an intimate setting on Sunday evenings (6 - 8:00). Reservations are a must or you stand a very good chance of... More 

Thank DB-Orange
Maui, Hawaii
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I live in NYC but eat more pizza at Lauretano's then I do in the city. This is my favorite pizza place in the area, and I try to go every weekend I'm in Connecticut. Its as close to you'll get to Napoli pizza, without the waits, poor service, and noise of Neapolitan pizza places in the city.

Thank Matthew G
Ridgefield, CT
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Despite some negative reviews, this restaurant is by no means an "average" pizzeria! The pizza alone is among the best I've had anywhere - with excellent cheese and tomatoes. The sandwiches, especially the meatball panini, are excellent and the coffee is individually brewed and among the best I've had in a restaurant! Small selection of wines (this is a pizzeria!)... More 

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new york, ny
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253 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Friendly service and delicious pizza. Our picky ten year old ate almost an entire pie. Highly recommend it! Generous glass of wine poured as well!

Thank travelnut2009

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT 06801-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 203-792-1500

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?