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Assaggio Restaurant

168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405
(203) 483-5426
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Ranked #16 of 131 Restaurants in Branford
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went there with 4 couples, with a reservation. It took an hour just to get our drinks. They were obviously understaffed, but not once did anyone come to explain or apologize. The waitress took our dinner orders, but after waiting 2 hours with no food in sight, we got up and left. By this time it was almost 9:30... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times and not only is the food great but the service is impeccable. Nice selections on the menu and they are willing to accommodate any changes to an entree. Had the stuffed chicken breast with fontina and mozzarella cheese. It was moist and very tasteful. The fried calamari is the best I have... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Assaggio's is definitely a favorite of mine. Food is always fresh and presented beautifully. Staff is courteous. Depending on when you go the service can be spot on or a bit slow. My only complaint is the acoustics very noisy when restaurant is full. Desserts are yummy!!

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North Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Small, but cozy. Delicious food and great wine. Service was impeccable. Owner opened and poured our wine.

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Milford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Our family loves Assaggios which is our restaurant of choice for Birthday celebrations. The drinks are very creative, the wait staff are terrific and makes our Birthdays so memorable. They have the best calamari ever and the artistic presentation of the meals are as good as any restaurant in NYC. The sea bass is the best I have ever had!... More

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Milford,Ct. USA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Used a promotion for my first visit here. Very impressed by the staff. Very nice atmosphere. Menu selection is very good. The food was very good which prompted me to re-visit again. There is another promotion by Amazon or Groupon or Living Social which I snapped up immediately. Would recommend this restaurant very much so.

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Branford, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Assaggio is a wonderful restaurant for a special occasion. A anniversary, a birthday, an engagement. It has atmosphere along with a very attentive wait staff. It is more expensive but for the quality of the food and service I have never been disappointed. I ate here with my husband during a Winter storm. It was for my birthday and the... More

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Northford, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My husband took me here for Valentine's weekend. It seemed that they had a nice menu, but not their regular menu. The house salad was very good, although my husband thought his was too salty. I ordered the veal with prosciutto and mozzarella with mushrooms and flavored noodles. It was tasty but the sauce needed to be thicker to match... More

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Branford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Everything regarding food, service, selection was outstanding however it was extreamly noisey. We almost had to yell to carry on a conversation. Our server knew every item right down to the seasonings and cooking style. We will go back however not on Saturday night. If you go you should try as many items as possible because everything we tried from... More

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Branford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Picked a slow weeknight and sat right down. Heard a lot of good things about this place and they are all true. they are a little on the pricey side, but I think they are worth it. Can run up a nice bill though if not careful. We split the crispy spring roll app. which was excellent. My wife had... More

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