About Us

In July of 2014, following over 20 years of restaurant experience in Italy, New York City and New Haven, Killingworth resident and entrepreneur Francesco Lulaj opened the doors to his biggest wine and food dream yet. Welcome to La Foresta Restaurant & Wine Bar!

With a spactacular menu, and wine list boasting over 1,600 selections, and more than 10,000 total bottles, Francesco and staff take great pride in serving you and your family.

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A Taste of Italy

Italian Dining at Its Finest


Fresh  Ingredients

We use local Connecticut fresh ingredients and homegrown herbs when available.

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Private  Events

Some of the best times you can have are amongst friends, family, and comrades.

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For your convenience, please call us at 860-663-1155 to make a reservation.

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Our special recognizable dishes.

    Pappardelle Alla Foresta

    Fresh pasta ribbons, wild mushrooms, peas, prosciutto di parma, parmigiano reggiano cream sauce

    Pollo Alla Sebastiano

    Sautéed organic chicken breast with kalamata olives, sun dried tomatoes, garlic & white wine sauce, roasted garlic potato cake

    Carpaccio Di Manzo

    Thinly sliced all natural raw filet mignon over baby arugula, finished with truffle oil, lemon peppercorn vinaigrette, crostini

    Vitello Cassamare

    Medallions of veal, mozzarella cheese, chopped fresh tomatoes, fresh picked Maine lobster meat, whipped potatoes, baby spinachgarlic brandy sauce, truffle