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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: Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Lunch in the Danbury Fair Mall Area...Hands Down

I had never heard nor seen Della Fransesca as it is not in a particularly noticeable location; a friend took me there for lunch a couple weeks ago. The exterior fooled me, and I was unsure how this was going to play out. Surprisingly, it was one of the best lunches I have had, especially in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I had never heard nor seen Della Fransesca as it is not in a particularly noticeable location; a friend took me there for lunch a couple weeks ago. The exterior fooled me, and I was unsure how this was going to play out. Surprisingly, it was one of the best lunches I have had, especially in the Danbury Mall area.... More 

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Albany, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After searching online for a restaurant for Valentine's Day, I decided upon Della Fransesca. It was absolutely wonderful from the moment of arrival to the moment of departure. The staff was professional, efficient and friendly. The restaurant was intimate, romantic and lovely. The wine was superb, as was the food. Desert was delicious, and accompanied by the best cappuccino I... More 

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Brewster, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We went with friends for my birthday which was during the week. There were excellent specials offered even though it was a Wednesday. I had halibut with a wine and lemon sauce and a friend had filet mignon with a sauce that had fresh lobster in it. The food was very good. There were many Italian dishes on the menu.... More 

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New Milford, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We just love this restaurant. One of the best in the area for Italian cuisine. Also had an Anniversary party. Wonderful!

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CT
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Don't pass this place up. The service was top notch, the food was so fresh and expertly prepared. The portions were perfect. It was a great experience. Next time I pass thru, I would stop again, no doubt about it.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Laid back atmosphere with scrumptious food and great wine! Ending the night with their own homemade Sambuca, it was delish!

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Top Contributor
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25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Had dinner here,was very busy for a tuesday night,food was excellent,service was a step beyond,avdi is wasted there,he should be on the stage,he looked after us and kept us entertained all night. Lovely ambience and the oil paintings on the wall were fascinating. Quite pricey but worth it,will go back when I visit friends again

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New Fairfield, Connecticut
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23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My husband and I went to dinner with another couple and were so pleased. The food, atmosphere, service, etc., etc. was impeccible. We did make reservations in advance and were glad we did as it was a Friday night. The menu is extensive and the number of special dishes was amazing. It is a bit more formal but is a... More 

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New Fairfield, Ct
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37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I love the restaurants in the Danbury area, but have avoided Della Fransesca because of the reputation it has for being expensive......it is not!!!!...all veal dishes are priced at $20...other entrees are just as reasonable....and, don't let the exterior setting deceive you....once you walk through the unique entrance it is delightful....the food and service is very good...and the pace of... More 

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Connecticut
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16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have been to Della many many times and the food is always excellent. Prices are high but worth it for a nice dinner. But....the attitude of the waiters keeps us from returning. Ask for more bread, never came. Ask to repeat a special, get a hump from the waiter. Ask a question about how a dish is prepared, get... 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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