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Trio Restaurant Review: Trio is located just steps from the famous Casino towers and close enough to the water to hear the waves crashing on the beach. Guests enter the dining room through the bar, which is especially welcoming with a long communal table where big groups can gather or new friends can be made. Equally relaxed is the menu: you’ll feel just as comfortable ordering a flatbread pizza or sandwich at dinner as you would choosing the twin filet mignon or baked stuffed lobster. The big mama meatball is a favorite appetizer. Among the entrées, the tortelloni and lobster is clever, using wild mushroom pasta and a limoncello cream sauce. Shrimp and grits is another fine choice. Pair your meal with a selection from the wine list; about two dozen wines by the glass are available. Trio is always offering some sort of deal, so there’s good value as well: a Wednesday dinner special is just $15.95 and appetizers are half-price on Sundays at the bar (try the calamari, right off the boat in nearby Galilee). Hot fresh donuts served with a spiced apple compote is a festive closer. In warm weather, the restaurant opens a huge covered patio, a good recipe for al fresco eating sans the beating sun.