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702 1st Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 755-2211
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Today
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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    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
Always Enjoyable

We have enjoyed another great meal. Great service, our server was attentive even as she worked other tables. Excellent wines. Was hoping for a rhubarb tart as it is in season, but not offered.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
JandK832013
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bethlehem, CT
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bethlehem, CT
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We have enjoyed another great meal. Great service, our server was attentive even as she worked other tables. Excellent wines. Was hoping for a rhubarb tart as it is in season, but not offered.

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cville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Tucked away in a working glass neighborhood (sketchy parking) is a good bet. We tend to go early with a teenager who has to get back to school, but have always found our waitresses to be professional and even personable. Most memorable dishes - some sort of lamb shank off the bone in a rich sauce over great mashed, and... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It seems like some of the reviewers hit a few snags here. It happens. Some had food quality issues and portion issues. These are honestly not true. It takes a lot to impress me and this place did! * Best bread ever. Amazing hummus served with it. * Sausage with broccoli rabe appetizer was a standout. Incredible flavors. * Salmon... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

So the food turned out to be good. But Oh My My - did we (2 of us) wait!!! Open tables, but we were ignored. They would not acknowledge that were waiting to be seated, when I asked about it (after 5 minutes) they said 10-15 minute wait for a table. 30 minutes later and I am telling them if... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had lunch and was very satisfied the appetizers were good and the pasta sauce was excellent my only complaint was they don't give you bread I'm not sure it may be only on request

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Meriden, CT
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

La Tavola is in the middle of a residential neighborhood on the outskirts of Waterbury, but it is worth the effort to get there. Parking is only on the street and that can be a problem at times. We were three couples and had asked to be seated in the wine cellar. It is down a full flight of stairs,... More 

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cheshire,connecticut
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171 reviews 171 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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