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La Scogliera

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474 River Road, Shelton, CT 06484
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    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
Ansonia, CT
Good for:
  • Business meetings
  • Romantic
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Shelton, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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.

2 Thank Tflood25
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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 

Thank mrkot
Trumbull, Connecticut
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171 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 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 

3 Thank atlantagor
Ansonia, CT
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168 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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 

2 Thank javaandjazz
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

1 Thank Rosemary S
Stratford, Connecticut
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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 

1 Thank artbon
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226 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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.

1 Thank klscaz
Monroe, Connecticut
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

2 Thank DiK153
New York City, New York
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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!

2 Thank Ward L
Trumbull, CT
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here last night (Sat. night). It was our second or third visit, but first in a couple of years. The food was great, as it was previously, and our waiter Mike was also very good. I had the Delmonico steak with 2 stuffed shrimp, which was quite good and cooked as ordered. My wife... More 

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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: Business meetings, Romantic


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