A restaurant reviewer for Hearst Newspapers, just gave a glowing recommendation.
In a review just published by the Darien News, Melanie Barnard writes, "Service and menu here are just as surprisingly elegant and traditional as the setting."
The place has the feel of a "sophisticated tratorria in Italy," according to Barnard, and she likes the food, too—especially the stuffed artichoke and the seafood dishes. For more details, read the whole review.
The Times reviewer, Patricia Brooks (who Estia's American), also praised the "diverse Northern Italian menu that delivers on most of its promises; and an elegant, welcoming interior."
Last March, the 8-month-old eatery participated in , which encouraged patrons to contribute a dollar to the charity when they asked for a glass of water at the restaurant.