Valentino’s Cucina Italiana is a casual neighborhood restaurant located across from Veterans Park in Liberty Square. The restaurant is warm & inviting overlooking the Norwalk River and the heart of SONO.
Valentino’s was opened in the summer of 2011 by local residents, The Promuto’s. Vincent Promuto and his son Louis have always dreamed of celebrating their Italian heritage with a restaurant focusing on Italian food. After establishing The Sunset Grille, one of East Norwalk’s favorite waterfront restaurants, they decided it was finally time to open up their “Cucina Italiana.”
To make the dining experience a truly authentic Italian experience the family recently brought in Chef Gianbattista (a.k.a. John) from Brescia, Italy. Chef John specializes in making homemade pastas, along with various authentic Italian dishes featuring veal, chicken, beef & seafood. Valentino’s also specializes in wood-fired pizza (offering two different crust styles), salads and wood-fired Italian ribs and wings.
The restaurant offers a full menu along with daily specials. Everything is made to order, so if there is something different that you desire – just ask – Chef John will do his best to accommodate your request. To compliment your meal, Valentino’s boasts a full bar with a great wine selection. Additionally, Chef John offers delightful homemade desserts such as tiramisu, panna cotta, & chocolate mousse which are made on premise daily.
Valentino’s is open Tuesday – Sunday from 4:00pm until 10:00pm. An extensive take-out menu is also available during these hours.