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Della Fransesca

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35 Lake Avenue Ext, Danbury, CT
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11:45 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent meal and wait staff

The food was expertly prepared, delicious, and visually appealing. Even more impressive was the wait staff. These are professional waiters who know what they are doing - a lost art. We had a group of 11 people and everyone enjoyed their meal and the experience. We had reservations for 5 PM and were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
John B
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New Milford, Connecticut
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New Milford, Connecticut
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The food was expertly prepared, delicious, and visually appealing. Even more impressive was the wait staff. These are professional waiters who know what they are doing - a lost art. We had a group of 11 people and everyone enjoyed their meal and the experience. We had reservations for 5 PM and were the first diners, but by the time... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

From outside does not look like much but once you are, it's great. The food, the presentation, the atmosphere & the service are just perfect.

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Westchester, NY
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Went here for dinner on a Tuesday night, and the place was very busy. Fortunately, there is a decent-sized bar, which offers a wide variety of martinis. The service is fairly formal and attentive. The chicken parmigiana was delicious, as was the fish special. The cannoli was great, too. Prices were fair.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A recent visit here because of the reviews on trip advisor and I have to believe, it was just an "off" night. Sat at the bar - our preferred location - and service was slow. Clearly the bartender was new and being trained so we allowed a wide margin for error, etc. It just never happened. Food was average. Pasta... More 

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Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It's not Arthur ave. noway trying to bring the Bronx ny to ct. Don't think so.... Small portions. Dark atmosphere just so not New York. Sorry. Danbury stay where you are don't try to be a nyc place

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Food was good. The decor is a bit kitschy. Good place to see people who enjoy a few martinis with dinner.

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naples fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We were traveling through town and didn't know where to go. We stayed at the Ethan Allen Hotel which was very comfortable and found this restaurant. We sat at the bar as there was a wait. The bar staff was very friendly and helpful as well as other visitors. The food and drinks were terrific. It would definitely be a... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Food Very good and the service is very good. Small freindly place, easy location. The fish dishes are very good.

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Carmel, New York, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I usually have a seafood dish. Every time the fish has been fresh and cooked to perfection. I love the choices of accompaniments that come with the meal, usually something different and prepared wonderfully. My husband usually has the osso bucco; which is one of their dishes they are known for. Being from Italy and eating in many of manhattans... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I hosted a graduation dinner for my nephew at Della Fransesca on June 25, 2015.....what a perfect choice! The ambiance, service and food were perfection! The menu afforded a wide range of selections, and when my finicky, teenaged niece found the selections "too fancy" for her taste, the waiter was happy to accommodate her with a more simple pasta dish.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Lake Avenue Ext, Danbury, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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