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Tambascio"s Italian Grill

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Tambascio"s Italian Grill
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1 Dodgingtown Road, Newtown, CT 06470
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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A family favorite

Tambascios is a culinary treasure tucked in a quiet corner of Dodgingtown. The staff is always welcoming, accommodating, friendly and attentive. The chef creates specials that surprise and delight the palate. The menu provides some of our favorites that we return to again and again. We are loyal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
Peggie N
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Newtown, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Newtown, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Tambascios is a culinary treasure tucked in a quiet corner of Dodgingtown. The staff is always welcoming, accommodating, friendly and attentive. The chef creates specials that surprise and delight the palate. The menu provides some of our favorites that we return to again and again. We are loyal long time patrons who are grateful for a restaurant experience that always... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The food and the experience are great. Tambascio's leads the way in flavor and service, even in take out.

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Monroe, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is a warm, friendly restaurant. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The food came out promptly and we really enjoyed our meal.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

There is nothing bad to say about this restaurant (except maybe the sell out of their specials when we want them!). Relaxing atmosphere, attentive staff, owner is friendly, food is great. What more to say -- and they take reservations.

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CT - USA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We just ate here -- great service, very casual decor and clientele. I ordered the Lasagna - a fridge reheat served warmed up on a chafing dish that was placed in the oven/broiler. More noodles than meat or cheese with a surprise ingredient.....green peppers.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a perfect Family Restaurant. The staff is very friendly, the food was outstanding. We called and made reservations and when we got there, we didn't have to wait. We went on a Friday night and again on a Saturday night a few weeks later. The second experience was just as good as our first one.

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Newtown, Connecticut, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Make sure to request Dale as your waiter, you will have a very enjoyable evening. Best service ever, and the food is delicious.

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Newtown, CT
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Warm atmosphere and attentive staff. We love fish and are never disappointed when ordering any of the fish at Tambascio's. Love the Sole Francese -- has a terrific lemony buttery sauce! The salmon is always cooked to perfection -- crunchy outside and light and flaky inside! My husband loves the appetizer olives that are served with the yummy bread! The... More 

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Essex, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Very warm atmosphere with very pleasant and attentive wait staff. The food is very good with Italian specialties and other dinner entrees. A small but very adequate bar if you have to wait for your table. They also have a thriving take out business. I highly recommend this excellent restaurant.

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Monroe, Connecticut, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My title says it all. We ate at Tambascio's this past Saturday. We eat there often and are used to all of the pluses. The couple with us had never been there. They were as pleased as we were and certainly will return again.

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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: American, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?