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DE Novellis Family Restaurant

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2060 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 563-4474
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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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
Comfort Italian Food

We went on a Saturday night and luckily called ahead for reservations since it was packed. My son loved his penne a la vodka - it had peas and prosciutto in a delicious tomato cream sauce. He practically licked the plate clean! My husband enjoyed his veal dish and I had the Chicken Enzo which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
cab1118
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Connecticut
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Connecticut
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We went on a Saturday night and luckily called ahead for reservations since it was packed. My son loved his penne a la vodka - it had peas and prosciutto in a delicious tomato cream sauce. He practically licked the plate clean! My husband enjoyed his veal dish and I had the Chicken Enzo which was also very good. The... More 

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Connecticut
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228 reviews 228 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

For the second time in a few weeks I've been for the first time to a local institution in Rocky Hill, both being old-fashioned, family-style Italian restaurants. Like the other, you don't come here for the decor, the romantic setting, or anything trendy. And you won't leave hungry. In fact, you'll leave with the next day's lunch (I'm eating it... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Very high quality Italian specialties from the DeNovellis family.....Ample portions, always a great meal...Excellent food to go as an option. Pizza, grinders, salads to robust meals, it's all here.....Locals LOVE this place!!!!

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Berlin, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The food and staff are awesome. It has the feeling of being in Italy. Great selection from appetizers to main course and let's not forget the desserts

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middletown, ct
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Ordered take-out towards closing time. The bar was still active but my food was ready right on time. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Food was very good.

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Middletown, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Arrived timely for our 6:00 reservation on a Thursday and the 5 of us were seated promptly. Atmosphere dated but not horrible. Waitress took our beverage and food order and at 6:30 we still had not gotten our beverages. A member of our party used the rest room and noticed our waitress chatting on the phone. Upon prompting we received... More 

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Boynton Beach
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Last week, I visited DeNovellis for the first time while in town on business. I ordered a 10" pizza with extra toppings for take out. The place had excellent reviews so I looked forward to the pizza. The pizza was prepared very nicely. When I got back to my hotel and tasted the first slice, I was overcome by an... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

They start with olives and peppers with olive oil served with the fresh bread. I was already in heaven. I normally get the Alfredo but everyone told me to get the chicken parm. I can't stop thinking about it. This is an Italian restaurant done the right way!! My son loved the La Bomba dessert. I don't think it is... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We eat at DeNovellis's every chance we get. The food is hands down the best around. It is a family owned business and the wait staff have been there forever. Enzo the owner and chef brings authentic Italian to CT. You must try this place out when in the area. It is one of those hole in the wall places... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had a tip from a friend four years ago, surprised we had never heard of this high class family restaurant years before. Best Italian food in the area, in my estimation. Appetizers are excellent, but so easy to fill up on them, before the main courses. Share the appetizers, because they are too good to skip. Portions generous. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2060 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: (860) 563-4474

Price and Cuisine

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

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