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702 1st Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 755-2211
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good, though tough parking

Had delicious scallops and risotto dish. A little pricey at $28....4 scallops with risotto, but very good. Salad separate charge. Did share a house salad, was plenty split. Good French martini's. Pleasant waitstaff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
cacs
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cheshire,connecticut
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cheshire,connecticut
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Had delicious scallops and risotto dish. A little pricey at $28....4 scallops with risotto, but very good. Salad separate charge. Did share a house salad, was plenty split. Good French martini's. Pleasant waitstaff.

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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Took a couple out for a celebratory dinner the food was expensive and quantities small. Sparingly with the bread. Service was ok not great, waited when we arrived to be seated with a reservation in a very loud basement, could not enjoy any conversation. My friend never leaves anything on his plate, to which we all concluded the food was... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Had reservations for dinner with friends prior to a show downtown on a Friday night. At time of reservation I was asked - "booth or table?" Score 1 for the restaurant. That doesn't happen often. Got hung up in traffic. Called to let them know. Got their 15 minutes late. Place was bustling with people but our booth was held.... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We made reservations for 7 people at 6pm on Saturday night, we arrived at 5:40 had a drink, the rest of our party arrived at 5:55 we let them know that we all were here and we wanted to be seated, This is when the trouble started the hostess\ Waitress was very nice but we had to wait and wait... More 

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Woodbury, CT
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I had dinner at La Tavola last weekend with friends. It was highly recommended. I was not disappointed. If you want great homemade Italian food, you must go. But make a reservation. I had the lasagna which was recommended and it was top 5. It was a very large serving (it looked like a small loaf of bread) so I... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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118 reviews 118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We have been here before and had a much different experience than last time. There were only a few minor food issues, but the problem was the service. Food: Above average but... The top of the menu contains various meats and cheeses that confused us and every other table in the place. Basically there is a bold heading and then... More 

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Canton Conecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Went their for my birthday. Ordered calamari, was very burn, ate only a few, told waitress it was burnt. She said sorry, did not offer me something else, and did not take it off the bill. My Friend had chicken with asparagus and potatoes. She also said the potatoes and asparagus tasted burnt, once again sorry, that was it. Then... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Dinner as always was fantastic. My wife had the penne vodka with shrimp which is the best in the area. I had the Veal Shank which was excellent. Can't wait to go back.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Excellent all around! I'd give it 10 stars if I could! Great food, excellent service, beautiful ambiance. Make reservations!

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Bristol, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I went to a work holiday dinner, before this I never knew La Tavola existed. Fantastic menu, we enjoyed the Pasta Fungi and Spaghetti Carbonara for entrees. The aioli with the fried calamari with yummy (ask for two and skip the marinara sauce). Finished with the crème brulee and several bottles of wine from there wine list, I would definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 702 1st Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: (203) 755-2211

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 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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