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.

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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Online Ordering Now Available!

Taking the taste of Avvio home or to the office has never been more convenient (or delicious)! 

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NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2018

HOLIDAY PARTY SPECIAL OFFER

Book your holiday event before November 30, 2018 and receive $150 gift card for every $1,500 you spend!

Plus, you’ll be entered to win an overnight stay with dinner for two at Castle Hill Inn!

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Fare Rewards Rhode Island’s premier frequent diner program.

As a member, you will earn points with each dining occasion redeemable towards future visits. For every 500 points, you will automatically receive a $35 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. It’s that easy!

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Gift Cards One gift card. Nine unique culinary adventures.

From the capital city 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, 22 Bowen’s, Smoke House, Hemenway’s, Trio, Boat House, Waterman Grille, 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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