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Alforno Ristorante & Brick

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1654 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1600
+1 860-399-4166
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Today
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Palm Coast, Florida
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 his place to say this. People were still eating and wait staff began clearing table,... More 

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Thank Croquetgal
Westbrook, Connecticut
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 awesome!

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Thank debrapal
Cape Cod, MA
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were driving home to Cape Cod from NJ, and while my husband drove, I tried to Google restaurants along I-95. It was very challenging to read reviews and make a choice. I finally took a chance and had my husband drive to Alforno. I knew from the reviews that the restaurant was in a strip-mall, and so the outside... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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88 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I always stop in here while back in CT. The staff are friendly, and very attentive. The menu selections are great, and the pizza is wonderful if you like a nice thin crust brick oven pizza. I would recommend this restaurant to any one in the Old Saybrook/Westbrook area. The also have the Frequent Pier program for those that get... More 

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Thank Birdman2012
Colchester, Connecticut
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Good pizza, but the cheese is scarce and varies in quality. Good tasting sauce and fine crust. I would recommend paying for extra cheese.

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Thank UConnRon
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We were visiting my brother for his daughters graduation. And he recommended getting pizza from here. I thought a little pricey...$75 for 3 pizzas...okay that's fine if its that good. My daughter brought it back and when we opened it...it was burnt horribly and hard. The crust actually scratched the roof of my mouth. I can see this place doesn't... More 

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Thank Griff2266
Middlebury, Connecticut
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Great Italian restaurant! One of my favorites along the shoreline. Authentic food and great atmosphere. The wait staff is excellent!

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Thank Kathi J
Bogota, Colombia
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We had dinner twice and the pasta and pizza were excellent. The owner himself greeted us and as our grandson is italien and we speak also the language, there were immediately a big understanding! Could recommend it!

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Thank Christine S
hawaii
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118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We love living in Hawaii--BUT for Great Pizza--we had to fly to Connecticut. We are very familiar with Pepe's Pizza--but ALFORNO is above and beyond GREAT!! YUMMY, YUMMY, YUMMY!!!! The 3 of us delved into a Margueritta with sausage and mushrooms. The Margueritta was too plain by itself BUT the addition of the Sausage was terrific as were the mushrooms.... More 

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Thank baloha
CT
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is the third or fourth time that I've been to AlForno for pizza. This time my friends who were visiting from Hawaii requested that we go there again. They were here three years ago and loved the pizza. I grew up near Wooster St. in New Haven where some of the best pizzas in the world were made. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 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

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