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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (59 reviews)
“bread” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1654 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1600
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

I like their pizza and had a recent good experience at the bar, so I gave the restaurant another try. The server was rude. And then she brought out an inedible meatball sandwich on a visibly burnt roll. The meat ball was unformed and was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 827staciew
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We went there on a Sunday night. The pizza was very good. The staff was very friendly. They have good options for beer.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Thiago A
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I loved the appetizers, dinner and the service from this really good restaurant. I never expected to get such fine Italian food on the Connecticut shore. We were a large party there after a wake visitation and enjoyed really fine wine and really fine food....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maries939
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 5 pm Sunday opening. Had our pick of tables. Very friendly hostess/waitress. Looks nicely renovated since last visit. Is larger and Has an Attractive bar area now. Service quite attentive. Immediately waiter placed nice freshly baked bread , olives and olive oil on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gourmandCT
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Two couples ate here yesterday and all four dinners were delivered "Room Temperature". One was sent back and it took several minutes to return. By that time the others had finished their meals. The taste of all dishes was lacking any type of seasoning and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rod H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I drive 45 minutes to eat at Alfonso. I love their bread, pizza, fried cauliflower. I’ve eaten other items on the menu but this is what I like and I drive there to eat

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank VelmaSue
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time Saturday night and had a great meal. We sat at the bar which is in a nice side room. Pizza was great and the flounder entree also. Interesting drinks, lively atmosphere, friendly staff, reasonable prices. It was nice that the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alisa62
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went there three times and all times was disappointed. First was for pizza. Crust was like malleable cardboard and the topping was sparse and not fresh tasting. Second and third times were for dinners and all were about the same quality. This was like eating...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bdag
Reviewed 6 July 2018

SORRY FOLKS, in our opinion - Alforno is not all that good. My shrimp, although fresh, had a terrible smell - and was nothing to right home about. The Meat Sauce my husband, although also fresh, was just OK. Also pricey - so...not worth the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank paulaA4400BU
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Pizza cooked in an authentic brick oven. Owner went to Italy to get it. The other items on menu are very good. It like classy Italian dining. You don’t have to dress up to go there -but the food is really good . My husband...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank amy k
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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