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Tambascio"s Italian Grill

1 Dodgingtown Road, Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-2715
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Ranked #4 of 46 restaurants in Newtown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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  • English first
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English first
Bethel, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had another great meal here - service was great, fast and pleasant!! We will be back!! John the owner always takes time to come around and check on you it is a nice touch!!

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Danbury, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Always excellent and constant meal. We had fried calamari appetizer and seafood platter over linguine and the Sole Calabrese style and all were great. Great service as always

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

While the service is usually good and the staff is very friendly, the food can be a problem. At our last outing they were promoting a Sunday night prix fixe dinner which turned out to be talapia (YUK) served under the guise of filet of sole. There is a profound difference between the two and this deception has caused us... More

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Newtown CT
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They are the friendliest restaurateur and always deliver a high quality delicious meal., Pizza is excellent NY style, and the menu is varied and excellent. I reccomend Tambascio to all who come to Newtown

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Monroe
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here yesterday for Mothers Day. We never ate lunch and went for an early dinner. About 4PM. When we walked in there were already people eating. I was surprised because it was so early. The restaurant looked nice. There was an atrium where we were seated in the corner. I did ask for a... More

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Newtown, CT
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The perfect balance of excellent food and excellent service!! The restaurant has a great family friend atmosphere to it and you are treated as if you are the only person dining there. Everything on the menu is great you will not be disappointed in anything you order.

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redding,ct
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

John and his staff at Tambascio's do a wonderful job of taking care of their customers and cooking great consistant food. My wife and I have been regular visitors since they opened. My favoirite dish is their SOLE CALABRESE. It is the BEST. Thanks John!

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Newtown, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Our favorite dish is the grilled salmon and risotto!!! John's the best!!! The salads are the best in the area for value and variety.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Our favorite restaurant in the area. Always great food, great specials, great staff and host! We will continue to return again and again!

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We've been going to Tambascio's for years. We're always welcomed warmly, receive great service and enjoy the food. Owner is usually present to see that everything is running properly. Reasonable prices make this a very easy choice for dinner. There's usually a singer/guitar play on Saturdays, too. Family owned and operated!

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