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Tambascio's Italian Grill

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1 Dodgingtown Road, Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-2715
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

Nice cozy place. Friendly Good food & reasonable prices Local following would go back when in that Area

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Good for:
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cozy place. Friendly Good food & reasonable prices Local following would go back when in that Area

Thank Chiefgeorgie
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going here for years, my veal parm came out tough like shoe leather , when the owner cane over to ask us how dinner was I told him I couldn't eat my meal because it was so over done and tough, all he could say was sorry , wouldn't take the meal off our bill, was very disappointed... More 

Thank Itslaura
Newtown, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is consistently good, great service, friendly faces, clean. We just love the house dressing for the salads . Great wine selection too.

Thank Rioleo54
Newtown, Connecticut
Level Contributor
44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been invented and re-invented many times over the 3 decades I've been living near it... but John T. has got the right recipe to make this my easy-best choice for a night out or want to order pizza for home. Northern Italian entrees are always prepared and served with pride... my personal favorite is Chicken Cacciatore. You... More 

1 Thank Scott S
Bethel, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have only recently discovered this place (We've driven past for years but chose this past month to try it). I'm so glad we finally did. Its really great!!! And now I understand the crowded parking lot. Whether it the take out or sit down, its great. The pizza is delicious! The take out is FAST!!! Impressively so given how... More 

Thank K80did1971
Level Contributor
69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Had dinner here this past saturday with my honey. So glad he made reservations since the 2 couples before us were told there was a 45 min wait. The place was packed but all the workers were on their toes. The owner came to talk with us a few times to make sure we were happy and brought us wine... More 

Thank GoPlayOutside19
Orlando, FL
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is our go-to place when I visiting family. I've always been impressed with their dinner specials and the wines that they offer. Our visit last Saturday night was, as my Mom put it, if this was our first and only visit it could have been our last. Service was very friendly but woefully inefficient. Waits were long between salads... More 

Thank gotalottosee
Newtown, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We have fior over five year enjoyed Tambasico's food. Almost once a week we order a large pizza and house salad with a fresh hose dressing on the side. It's always hot, fresh and delicious. Jared is the employee that on most days takes our orders and makes a great Pizza Pie! The meatball and chicken Parmesan sub are a... More 

Thank Laurie G
Newtown, Connecticut
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice Italian off of 302. Easy access. Nice ambience a little dark with a sunroom off to the side. Good pizza.

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We come here often, whether it's something from their regular menu, pizza or one of their amazing specials, you won't be disappointed. Great food, great staff.

Thank aroosterw

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Dodgingtown Road, Newtown, CT 06470
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: (203) 426-2715

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?