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!

Abundant Wine Selections

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.

Fresh Ingredients

When available, the Chefs will use local Connecticut fresh ingredients and homegrown herbs. We gladly accommodate children’s meals, allergy concerns, and other special requests; please ask your server for suggestions.

We Offer a Spectacular Menu

Premium Italian Cuisine

With our many seating areas, La Foresta Restaurant caters to a very diverse clientele. We encourage family gatherings, business events, special occasions, romantic evenings and any other event you can dream up. So please come on in and see what all the hype is about at La Foresta Restauarnt in Killingworth, Connecticut, as we are looking forward to serve you, and show you just how passionate we are about every aspect of Italian dinning.

Accommodating Gatherings of All Types

Diverse Dining Spaces

Francesco and staff take great pride in serving you and your family. Whether it’s a relaxing night out or a celebration of a family milestone, our menu boasts traditional and unique Italian dishes that are prepared fresh by our seasoned Chefs whom have experience and passion second to none.