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591 Tunxis Hill Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 368-1235
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
genuine Italian

home cooked authenticity in a small trattoria in Fairfield....crusty bread, home made pastas, and a solid wine list add up to a very good experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

home cooked authenticity in a small trattoria in Fairfield....crusty bread, home made pastas, and a solid wine list add up to a very good experience.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Liana's is delightful place to dine. Wonderfully prepared meals in the correct proportions. A refreshing selection of specials along with her delightful salads, homemade gnocchi and fabulous Fried Fluke with spaghetti. The desserts are homemade and you will have trouble choosing one, but I think her Cheesecake may be my favorite. Overall, a great locally owned restaurant that is cozy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Read the reviews and decided to give it a shot. It was OUTSTANDING! My husband, myself and our 4 year old daughter had a meal that was as authentic as the meals we had on a trip to Italy. Service is impeccable & the staff is friendly. The meal was excellent with European portions (not massive amounts that get wasted).... More 

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Weston,CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Took my Great Aunt for her 93rd birthday dinner. Wonderful food and great service! The roasted peppers and mozzarella appetizer was outstanding. Chicken livers are also great.

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Westport, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Small quiet and always excellent. Liana does most of the cooking. We are especially fond of the gnocchi and sauteed chicken livers, but every, yes everything, is wonderful. Over a ten year period we have had at least 40 excellent meals. Reasonable corkage so we bring the good stuff. Her list is certainly adequate for most of her clientele but... More 

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Connecticut
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My husband and I happened to be dining at Liana's trattoria for an expected evening of amazing food and wonderful service, as it always is. However, there was one exception to this evening -- it was a diner named Susan L. who chose to be incredibly rude and obnoxious to her waitress, Liana and the other diners in the restaurant.... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was our first visit to Liana's. We went there with friends who have been there previously. Overall, we all enjoyed it. I had the Gnocchi with gorgonzola sauce, based on recommendations from other reviewers. It was excellent. My wife had cheese-filled ravioli. They were good, but nothing exceptional. The prices are somewhat high for Italian food. One thing we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I understood when I called for table that we had to come early at 6pm. Liana herself was as warm as I remembered and the gnocchi was excellent. Unfortunately our waitress was terrible. She informed us not once, not twice but four times that we had to vacate the table by 8pm. We were made to feel uncomfortable and insignificant.... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I were actually looking for another italian restaurant that he had been to and ended up here. It was meant to be. Everything about the restaurant is everything you want in a dining experience. A warm, homey atmosphere, phenomenal service, stellar wine list, outstanding cuisine( all pastas made there). Not cheap but well worth it for a... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Been here 3 times over the past 10 years.. and just re-discovered it last weekend. I've liked everything I've had here. Its small with just the right level of 'noisy'. The service is friendly, the owner mingles, and the food is all amazing. We shared 4 Apps (including chicken livers..surprising wow) , 4 Main plates (2 fish, veal, shrimp) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 591 Tunxis Hill Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: (203) 368-1235

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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