About Avvio

An inspired Italian restaurant, our focus at Avvio is on fresh, simple ingredients.

Prepared with distinct, yet traditional cooking techniques, our menu features Italian classic dishes along with true Neapolitan pizzas, fresh Italian salads and wood-fire grilled entrees.

Of course, we know that an unparalleled dining experience consists of an exceptional meal as well as phenomenal service. At Avvio, our family of dedicated, seasoned professionals are also employee-owners, which means our commitment to you is unwavering.

We invite you to join us for our brand of Italian hospitality.

100% Employee Owned Mark

Curbside Pickup

We are open daily from 11:30AM – 8:00PM.

The quickest and easiest way to order take out is online.

If you plan to use a gift card or redeem Fare Rewards credits, you must order by phone.

All orders need to be paid for at time of order.

Please order using the cell phone number that will be picking up the order.

You will receive a text message when your order is ready order.

When you arrive please pull into a parking spot in front of our restaurant. Please respond to the order ready text that you have arrived with description of car.

Once we received your text that you have arrived,  a staff member will bring the order to your vehicle and place it in the trunk or empty seat of your vehicle.

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We look forward to seeing you.

Greg Coccio Executive Chef

A native Rhode Islander, Executive Chef Greg Coccio showcases his deep love for genuine Italian cooking as he helms the kitchen at Avvio.

Having honed his craft in the kitchens of the Newport Restaurant Group, he truly epitomizes our people first culture. Whether mentoring his culinary team, providing an unparalleled guest experience, or being a solid community partner, Chef Greg’s passion for bringing folks together shines. And no better way to do that than over a great meal!

Fare Rewards New England’s premier frequent diner program.

As a member, you will earn points with each dining occasion redeemable towards future visits. For every 200 points, you will automatically receive a $15 reward credit on your account, good towards your next visit! Our program is designed to simply reward our frequent customers for dining at our restaurants; there are no costs or obligations. Download the Newport Restaurant Group Fare Rewards mobile app and join today! It’s that easy!

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Gift Cards One gift card. Twelve unique culinary adventures.

From the capital cities to the city by the sea, the Newport Restaurant Group gift card can be used to craft one’s experience at: Castle Hill Inn, The Mooring, Bar ‘Cino, 22 Bowen’s, Smoke House, Hemenway’s, Iron Works, Trio, Boat House, Waterman Grille, Avvio, Papa Razzi, and of course, Avvio. Purchase online for added convenience and have the card shipped to you, or choose to have your card shipped directly to the recipient with a personalized handwritten note.

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