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

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!

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Happenings

This month: Venice Region

Regional Culinary Tour of Italy

In Italy, cuisine between regions can be as different as you'd find between countries. Executive Chef Greg Coccio explores these distinct flavors in crafting a special monthly 3-course menu

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Mondays-Fridays from 11:30 to 3

Express Lunch Special

Don’t let your busy schedule deter you from a satisfying lunch.

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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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