Vito’s by the Water, Windsor

Vito's by the Water Italian Restaurant, Windsor, Connecticut

Vito’s by the Water, located at 1936 Blue Hills Avenue Extension, Windsor is a chef run Italian Restaurant that offers a unique and one of a kind dining experience. Chef/Owner Rob Maffucci combines his Old World Italian and Mediterranean cuisine with cutting edge presentations and a style that only Chef Rob possesses. The atmosphere is both modern and comfortable, yet simple and relaxing. But having the best food and great ambiance is just a part of what Vito’s by the Water offers. World class service is also one of our top priorities.

Vito's by the Park Italian Restaurant, Windsor, ConnecticutOwner/Chef Rob Maffucci has earned a reputation of excellence by winning many of Connecticut’sBest of” awards, and has also gone onto showcase his skills on The Food Network , taking on many of their “Chopped” Champions, as well as going head to head with legendary Iron Chef, and restaurateur,  Bobby Flay on the Food Network’s show, Beat Bobby Flay.

Vito’s by the Water is more than fine upscale dining. We can host your corporate events, as well family celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers. Additionally, we offer the finest in outdoor parties, receptions, and celebrations at Vito’s on the Farm. For the record, mist of our flowers and produce comes from the Maffucci family farm, when in season. Fresh is best, and one of the many reasons to choose Vito’s by the Water for the ultimate dining experience.

Vito’s by the Water

1936 Blue Hills Ave Extension

Windsor, Ct, 06095




Vito’s By The Park, Hartford


Vito's by the Park Italian Restaurant Hartfoed, Connecticut

We are a chef-run, custom dining experience. Our success was built from a fundamental philosophy with a rich, unique Italian heritage. We sell food and provide service that is world class in style. It is simple to understand in a setting that is very comfortable for our guests. We strive in not only meeting but also exceeding the expectations of our guests. Vito’s has created an old world taste and tradition in a city where restaurants come and go. Complete with a spectacular view of Hartford’s Bushnell Park, Vito’s By The Park offers traditional Italian dining within a unique setting with the Hartford downtown great nightlife.

Vito's by the Park Italian restaurant Hartford ConnecticutOur Chef/owner has gained national notoriety from his Food Network competitions with Chopped champions and Iron Chefs. Our restaurants have been featured in the “Best Of” for years. Chef/Owner Rob Maffucci has creatively infused Old World Italian traditions with his cutting-edge style and presentation. Everything from our pastas to our sauces and bread are made from scratch. Our great food and incredible experiences aren’t limited to our casual, upscale dining. It’s the perfect place to host everything from corporate events and family celebrations like showers and receptions. If you’re looking for a unique and fresh out door venue to hold your next private dinner function or wedding reception, have it on our farm. Of course there’s also our monthly five-course wine dinners that you won’t want to miss. Check us out today and find out why we’re one of the top destination restaurants in New England.

Vito’s by the Park

26 Trumbull Street

Hartford, Ct, 06103



Corporate & Event Catering, Vito’s by the Water

vito's by the water Italian catering Maybe your employees have worked hard all month, and they have broken production records. Or you want to a working lunch. Maybe you our in charge of the catering for your next corporate function. Regardless of the reason, Vito’s by the Water can make planning the event a snap!

Vito’s by the Water has a complete menu for offsite catering. All you need to do is pick up the phone and order your working lunch for the office, or contact us for a larger event. The Vito’s Restaurant Group can also host your corporate event at either Vito’s on the Water in Windsor or Vito’s by the Park in Hartford. If you need to take it to the next level, you can have it at Vito’s on the Farm in South Windsor.

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Vito’s by the Park

1936 Blue Hills Ave Extension

Windsor, Ct, 06095


Private Dining, Vito’s by the Water


Vito's Italian Restaurant Hartford, Windsor, and Wethersfield, ConnecticutVito’s by the Water is more than just an Italian restaurant. In addition to serving the best Italian & Mediterranean cuisine in Hartford County, we also have several private rooms that can accommodate virtually any private party or event whether it’s 10 guests for a business lunch or a wedding reception for 200.  Here are just a few events and private parties that you can have at Vito’s by the Water.

  • Vito's by the Park, Windsor, ConnecticutCorporate Events
  • Anniversary Dinners
  • Birthday Parties
  • Bridal Showers
  • Baby Showers
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Bar Mitzvah’s
  • Bat Mitzvah’s
  • Retirement Dinners

You can choose a variety of serving styles as well. Anything from buffet style, to plated lunch and dinners to passed hor d’oeuvers.  We also do offsite catering, as well as pizza parties.  If you are having a private party at your home, Vito’s can also have one of our chef’s come to your house. You then get to enjoy a fantastic meal AND your guests! The following are menu selections that we have, or you can discuss a specific menu with us.

For any questions, or to book an event, please contact us at the following.

Vito’s by the Water

1936 Blue Hills Ave Extension

Windsor, Ct, 06095


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Private Dining, Vito’s by the Park

Vito's Italian Restaurant Hartford, Windsor, and Wethersfield, ConnecticutReality is, we all have so much to do, and never enough time to accomplish everything on our list. This is where Vito’s comes in.  Vito’s By the Park, located at 26 Trumbull Street, offers private dining for all of your special occasions. let Vito’s help you plan the meal, prepare & server the meal, and most importantly, clean up. Think about it. All you have to do is invite the guests, and show up. And, yes, pay the bill, but when it comes to that, think of the time and aggravation you will save, and time IS money! Vito’s can host the following events, and we can seat a party of 10 or an event of 200! 


  • Vito's by the Park Italian Restaurant, Windsor, ConnecticutCorporate Events
  • Anniversary Dinners
  • Birthday Parties
  • Bridal Showers
  • Baby Showers
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Bar Mitzvah’s
  • Bat Mitzvah’s
  • Retirement Dinners

In addition to the convenience of letting Vito’s host your party or event, we offer a variety of meals and service as well. This allows you maximum flexibilty as far as time and day.  Here is the list of all your options, and each item is in fact a link to the menu!


We also do pizza parties as well as being able to send one of our top flight chef’s to your house for that private dinner party at your home.

For more info, contact us!


Vito’s by the Park

26 Trumbull Street

Hartford,Ct, 06103




Eat, Drink & Learn Italian

For 12 Weeks starting September 16th, learn the language the way it was meant to be spoken while you eat, drink and speak your way through Italy! Join Vito's Pizzeria 673 Silas Dean Highway, Wethersfield, CT.Every Wednesday night for 12 Weeks starting September 16th, learn the language the way it was meant to be spoken while you eat, drink and speak your way through Italy! Join us for an authentic Italian family style dinner and a glass of wine during the 60-90 minute lessons.

The 12 week course is $600 or $50 per person per lesson which includes tax and gratuity.

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Hartford Restaurant Week July 20th – August 2nd

Okay, so it’s more than a week, but the way we see it, that gives you ample opportunity and plenty of time to try all the combinations that we have to offer. But before we get to the menu, here’s the fine print.

  • All Meals are $20.15 + tax
  • No substitutions
  • Reservations are required
  • Menu is subject to change (we will explain this in a sec)
  • May not be combined with any other discounts and/or promotions

Vito’s by the Park, located at 26 Trumbull Street in Hartford, CT is thrilled to be taking part in Hartford’s Restaurant Week, July 20th – August 2nd. This year’s 3 course menu features our very own locally grown produce, fresh from Vito’s Family Farm in South Windsor! Just in case the Farm runs out of something on the menu, we are prepared to make substitutions, and all changes made will be based on what we harvested that day.  Everything that is has an * is gluten free, and the bolded ingredients are from the Family Farm.

First Course – Please select one
Caprese Salad at Vito's by the Park, 26 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Caprese Salad

Vito’s farm fresh tomato and basil, fresh mozzarella cheese, aged balsamic glaze and olive oil.

Farm fresh kale, Cajun shrimp, avocado, roasted corn and tomato salsa, dressed with a citrus vinaigrette.

Mussels Pestarno

Mussels Pestarno

Sausage, shallots, white wine and pesto broth. This pesto is made with basil grown locally on our farm.

Entree – Please select one

Swiss chard
, zucchini, squash and tomato, sautéed in a fresh herb and white wine sauce, tossed with homemade spaghettini. Gluten free pasta is available for $2 extra.

SUMMER SIRLOIN at Vito's by the Park located at 26 Trumbull Street in Hartford, CT 06103

Summer Sirloin

Fresh dry aged sirloin served with roasted zucchini and squash, garlic mashed potato and dressed with a mushroom demi glaze.

Fresh rainbow trout, pan fried and panko crusted, dressed with a lemon- cello glaze and served with wilted Swiss chard and crispy potato.

Rainbow Trout at Vito's by the Park located at 26 trumbull Street in Hartford, CT 06103

Boneless chicken thighs pan roasted with capers, cherry peppers, tomatoes, garlic and olives, served With Homemade Fettuccini.


Dessert – Please select one

Tiramisu at Vito's by the Park located at 26 Trumbull Street in Hartford, CT 06103



Gelato of the day, Tiramisu or Mini Cannoli 

* Gluten Free option available upon request

Make it a date Night! here are a few ideas for some fun in Hartford!

Vito's by the Park, Hartford ConnecticutElizabeth Park: Located at 1461 Asylum Ave, Elizabeth Park has one of the largest collections of roses in the country, as well as perennial gardens. Wednesday nights rock in The Park with their summer concert series. Here’s the schedule.

The Bushnell: A great option for dinner & a show anytime, there are two shows happening during Restaurant Week. Check out the Bushnell’s website here.

The Wadsworth Atheneum:  The Wadswoth Atheneum consists of five connected buildings housing just under Fifty Thousand works of art that span the history of mankind, or at least the last five thousand years of it. If you are fan of art and history, this is the place for you. The Wadsworth Atheneum.