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Rizzuto's Oyster Bar & Restaurant

) #30 of 112 Restaurants in Westport ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, , Seafood
540 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
+1 203-221-1002
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“lobster fest” (2 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
540 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5702
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Reviews (114)
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An early dinner on a Tuesday night, on our way back home to Danbury from Compo Beach. Bar was happening; "oyster shack" seemed closed. Our error may have been ordering clam chowder, burrata caprese, and "mains" of veggie tacos (Himself) and shrimp tacos (Myself). The...More

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this restaurant. Food is always good, pleasant waitstaff, great for parties and lively bar! There is also outside dining when weather permits. We were just there for Mothers Day and everything ran smoothly even the waitstaff and they were very busy! All their dishes...More

Thank tweety3380
Reviewed 2 May 2017

While taking a relaxing drive along the coast, i stopped for a light lunch. Had the raw bar oysters, shrimp cocktail and maryland crab cakes. The seafood was very fresh, however the side salad was wilted and I didn't bother to eat it.....The happy hour...More

Thank Garden_Designer43
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were looking for a restaurant to celebrate a birthday of a dear friend but wanted to make sure it was "kid friendly" as she was bringing her children. Rizzuto's was the suggestion and it was a great choice! The kids loved it (kid chicken...More

1  Thank Charles R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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...More

Thank Morganna
Reviewed 18 March 2017

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...More

Thank dplevin
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...More

1  Thank jennifer g
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
Reviewed 25 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...More

1  Thank 5headedmonster
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...More

1  Thank wgardellajr
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do u have any large round tables for 8?
16 November 2015|
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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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • 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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