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Lugano Wine Bar & Salumeria

1392 E Putnam Ave, Riverside Commons Shopping Center, Old Greenwich, CT 06870-1308
+1 203-990-0955
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (14 reviews)
“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1392 E Putnam Ave, Riverside Commons Shopping Center, Old Greenwich, CT 06870-1308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The noise level in this restaurant was almost unbearable I asked for a not loud area and the hostess did try and it was not to bad. The service was good but the wait for our food was very bad. The food was just okay....More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Executed the dishes I tried well. Carpaccio was quite good. It was a Sunday night and somewhat slow so it wasn't too noisy, but if crowded I suspect it might be difficult to hear your companions. Still, good location and value.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the noisiest restaurants any of us at our table have ever been to and we have been to some fairly noisy places. And just when we thought it couldn't get noisier, a band started to play. Add this to the fact...More

Thank Cathy0420
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We were a party of 10 and the appetizers and meals were a hit with all. We chose 4 appetizers - lamb sliders, lobster polenta, crispy artichokes and the goat cheese cakes. They were all good with polenta and artichokes the best. I don't remember...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This location has a checkered past including being burned down and bad Italian restaurants abound in the tri-state area. So when a friend suggested it had low expectations. Boy was I wrong. They had a $21.00 fixed price 3 course lunch, so I thought I...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and good service. Unique sandwiches for lunch. We had the Salmon Blt and the Meatball Panini, but the bread overpowered the contents!!

Thank Worldbysea
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant because it was close to our hotel and we had no vehicle. It was so noisey that my husband and I couldn’t hear each other unless we hollered at each other even though we were at a small table for two....More

Thank mydancy
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We arrived in town by chance and chose Lugano on a whim! We enjoy sitting at the bar and chatting with people. Always meet very interesting people and last night was no different. Our bartenders were awesome with Ashley going above and beyond with suggestions...More

Thank WMoecher
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

From out of town. Wife had salmon which she enjoyed. I just had spaghetti and meatballs. Quite honestly it tasted like something I would get at Frazollies(low priced family restaurant bac home). Thought meatballs lacked flavor and consistency of dog food. While it was well...More

1  Thank I8it
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Nicole was a polished, professional and personal guide to a wonderfull evening for four of us. We enjoyed Tuna Tartare, Artichokes, Meatballs, Spaghetti, Capellini, Spinach Salad, Ahi Tuna, Molten Chocolate Lava Cake, a couple of bottles of wine (half price on Sunday night), and grappa...More

Thank abecedarius
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We are thinking this type of thing has been fairly commonplace over the years. Thanks for weighing in!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1392 E Putnam Ave, Riverside Commons Shopping Center, Old Greenwich, CT 06870-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-990-0955
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