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45 Hayward Ave, Colchester, CT 06415-1221
(860) 537-6299
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Italian spot

Beautiful old house behind the town green. Ample free parking. Upon entering the owner exchanged pleasantries in Italian. There is a small retail area that sells cheeses, roasted peppers, olives, etc. Our party of eight was led upstairs to a comfortable, quiet spot. Donna, our hard-working... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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South Windsor, Connecticut
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Hebron, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have decided not to go here anymore. I am Italian & food not that great, pricey too. This place has no liquor license so you have to bring your own. Waitress charged us a cork Charge for beer, REALLY. Food took a long time & waitress was slow, never came back to ask how food was, plus I wanted... More 

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Colchester, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My husband and I dine here frequently when we feel like having a nice evening out. The food is reliably good and the service friendly and efficient.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Beautiful old house behind the town green. Ample free parking. Upon entering the owner exchanged pleasantries in Italian. There is a small retail area that sells cheeses, roasted peppers, olives, etc. Our party of eight was led upstairs to a comfortable, quiet spot. Donna, our hard-working waitress immediately opened the wines we had brought. The table shared a nice large... More 

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Homosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We went with family for sunday brunch, we had reservations, we were seated immediately. The brunch buffet was wonderful, it wasn't full of dishes that were just belly fillers!! The food was wonderful!!

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Colchester, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Good food and service, but very noisy. I did like the fact that the owner was present, working in the kitchen, and stepped out to speak with each table about their dining pleasure, what they had, if it was prepared properly, and how it tasted. I also liked that it was a BYOB place that didn't charge you a corkage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Although a bit pricey the food here us delicious. They have an amazing Sunday brunch buffet and I love that they are not afraid to serve items like elk, ostrich or kangaroo on the menu. It's byob and every time I have been the owner/chef comes out to personally check on each table and thank the patrons. Very classy.

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Colchester, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

went for my wife's birthday and couldn't even carry on a conversation because the tables were sooooo close. I have to confess the food was excellent but a bit pricey.

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Colchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I have been to Nu Nu's several times and never been disappointed. Excellent Italian dishes. The Veal Parm is my favorite, followed by the Pasta with Sunday Sauce (veal and pork simmered all day in the tomato base)The antipasto app will bring you to heaven. Italian cheeses, salami's, roasted red peppers and olives (brined right there!) You can't miss with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had been out to dinner with one of our favorite couples for a couple of months because life has gotten in the way! Saturday was the day and we were lucky to get reservations for 7 pm. Neither my husband nor I had been here since they first opened at least 13 years ago only because we lived so... More 

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Colchester, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have always loved dinner here, but the real magic is in the Sunday lunch buffet. From 12-3 on Sunday's, they host an all you can eat buffet. The food is phenomenal....Sicilian American home cooking. From muscles & clams to veal ragu, baked eggplant to spinach & polenta, Sicilian roasted chicken and sausage & potatos. My personal favorites are the... More 

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Additional Information about Nu Nu's Bistro

Address: 45 Hayward Ave, Colchester, CT 06415-1221
Phone Number: (860) 537-6299
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Colchester
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, French, Steakhouse, Mediterranean

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Hayward Ave, Colchester, CT 06415-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: (860) 537-6299

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Steakhouse, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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