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474 River Road, Shelton, CT 06484
203-922-1179
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  • 16
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A nice surprise and make room for dessert

I have wanted to go here for years, I go by it every day going to and home from work. I have also bought my parents gift certificates over the years and they have enjoyed dining here. Last night we didn't feel like cooking and were brainstorming and came up with here. We got there about 6pm and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
javaandjazz
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Ansonia, CT
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Milford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh food , home cooking, Nice people. A hidden Gem. I never see a crowd here and often wonder why. They have a nice venue and Italian food is best in Shelton.

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1 Thank Prisco P
Shelton, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I had the scaloppine alla fiorentina...delish! The food is outstanding, cozy atmosphere, nice quiet restraint.

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3 Thank Tflood25
stratford
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

I could give them more stars but good food is only as good as the server. Other than to bring the food out we had to flag down the server for everything. There were two fairly large groups and they got all of the attention. The swervers hovered around them and we were pretty much left to fend for ourselves.... More 

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Thank mrkot
Trumbull, Connecticut
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179 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

La Scogliera started in Bridgeport Decades ago, they moved to Shelton about 10 years ago, one of the last true home made Italian restaurants in the area, family run from the beginning and that remains, don't see what you want on the menu, no worries just ask they will make it for you, says so right on the menu and... More 

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4 Thank atlantagor
Ansonia, CT
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172 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I have wanted to go here for years, I go by it every day going to and home from work. I have also bought my parents gift certificates over the years and they have enjoyed dining here. Last night we didn't feel like cooking and were brainstorming and came up with here. We got there about 6pm and there was... More 

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3 Thank javaandjazz
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This little bit of Italy is a hidden gem in Shelton, Ct. The owners are a involved in every aspect of their resturant -serveing, cooking, even making the pasta and sauce. The friendly atmosphere and the delicious entrees keep you coming back.

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2 Thank Rosemary S
Stratford, Connecticut
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

had dinner here Saturday night, when we walked in the owner was not as welcoming as we would have expected. However we didn't really care once the food started coming out. Stuffed meatballs for four to start, very good and quite frankly a meal in itself. Our entrees were chicken, veal, angel hair puntenesca and a special stuffer veal chop(... More 

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2 Thank artbon
Oxford
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229 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I had the eggplant lasagne which was lasagne layered with slices of eggplant. It was mushy and bland. Also, it cost $22.50 with NO side salad or veggie. The service was mediocre. Came over way too late to inquire about the quality of our meals.

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1 Thank klscaz
Monroe, Connecticut
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Really try to have dinner at La Scogliera - you will be so pleased. The food is just like your grandmother used to make. So excellent my group is still talking about the food - and it is a month later. You will not be disappointed. A little on the pricey side, but who cares when you know it is... More 

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2 Thank DiK153
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The owners are wonderful, friendly people, the food is amazing and the atmosphere is quite nice. It may not seem it as it is in a strip mall location, but don't let the fool you. Best Italian food for miles and miles around!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 474 River Road, Shelton, CT 06484
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: 203-922-1179

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings

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