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129 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-2812
203-743-6804
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Ranked #10 of 251 Restaurants in Danbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Avon, Connecticut
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The food was very rich and was not really all that good. The service however was stifling. The waiter almost sat down and ate with us, he was at our table so much. No one in our party enjoyed their meal. My daughter had to leave the restaurant because the aroma was so garlic and onion filled. Our coats and... More 

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New Fairfield, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Pappadella's is a fabulous italian restaurant with an extensive menu, wonderful daily specials and delicious fresh pasta! The service is the best! My husband and I have dined here numerous times. We also hosted a private party at the restaurant and were truly pleased. The restaurant is warm and inviting. A definite must!!!

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Danbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Been wanting to try this restaurant for some time. We had an amazing meal. Turns out chef was with LaFortuna for over 20 years. Ambiance, food, wine was excellent with a nice homey atmosphere. Best kept secret!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Unless you travel on Rte 39 north of the High School, you may never discover the best restaurant in Danbury. Pappadella's features amazing Northern Italian cuisine served by a warm and friendly wait staff. We've been there on numerous occasions and have never had a bad meal. Give them a try and you'll be hooked like us.

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Southbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We dined at Pappadella's based on its wonderful reviews, and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere is country charming, the service gracious, and the food -- oh, the food! Not wanting to embarrass my friends or myself was the only thing that kept me from picking up the plate that held my appetizer of little pasta sacs filled with mushrooms... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband and I just returned home from an excellent dining experience at " Pappadella's. The food was freshly made, served hot, delicious and plenty to fill us up, with just enough room to try the great desserts. The service was friendly and fast. The restaurant is clean with real tablecloths and cloth napkins. The chef came out of the... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Excellent service and food. Quaint restaurant off the beaten track but well worth it. Great stuffed salmon with seafood, fabulous portabella mushroom stuffed caps, plus many delightful Italian menu items. Come for a quiet lunch, no rush if you wish to linger. Busy on weekend so make a reservation. Pizza available for take out only.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

You wouldn't know it from its appearance on the outside, but this is definitely one of Danbury's finest restaurants. Inside, however, the decor is tasteful and inviting. What makes this restaurant stand out is its food. The specials are wonderful, the food is always delicious and well-prepared, and the prices are quite reasonable. Don't miss this "diamond in the rough."

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Danbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We checked this place out based on a recommendation. While the decor is not impressive, the service was great and the food was tasty & delicious. It's nicely priced as well. Check it out.

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Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Food is always fresh and amazing. Always delicious. Favorites are the calamari, homemade pasta and the bread is the best ever. If something is not on the menu, they will try to make it for you. Fairly small place so reservations are recommended. Parking is limited in front but extra parking on the side.

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Additional Information about Pappadella's

Address: 129 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-2812
Phone Number: 203-743-6804
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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