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591 Tunxis Hill Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 368-1235
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Monday
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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: Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    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 Gnocchi

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Chuck105
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Trumbull, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had a tasty meal at this cozy Italian restaurant in Fairfield--nicely prepared fish, well-cooked pasta and an excellent antipasto. the service was particularly attentive and helpful.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Liana has been perfecting the preparation and presentation of her authentic Italian dishes for more than a dozen years in this off the beaten path Trattoria. While service staff come and go - Liana is there day-in and day-out to greet, converse and please all who dine inside her special spot. She doesn't change things up to suit the fad... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If I had to order my last meal, I would order one serving of each item on the menu and two servings of each item on the dessert menu. Best eating bar in Connecticut.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Love this little trattoria! So quaint warm and inviting, The food is superb and I feel like I've been whisked away to Italy. The location is a little off the beaten track so we who have found it feel very special.

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Southport, CT
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Liana outdoes herself time after time. Her appetizers are wonderful and the paccheri (pasta) is not to be missed. Her secondi, whether fish, poultry, meat, or vegetarian, are always memorable. And the desserts!! Our favorites are her plum tart and her wedding cake -- don't miss them!

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We've recently just relocated to the area and were in search if good local spots. We had read the reviews on this place and had to try it. Boy were we disappointed. It took 25 minutes to get sparkling water delivered to the table, they delivered the wrong entree, service was poor and the food was well...just ok. This is... 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
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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