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Brass City Bistro

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812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brass City does it right~

I had the pleasure of dining there on several occasions on my trip back up north. If you love French onion soup then Brass City's is a must. Towered high with thin fresh fried onions and gob's of gooey creamy cheese, almost a meal in it self. Main course's are prepared fresh using only the best... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Mickey Mantle F
Gray Court, South Carolina
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Waterbury, CT
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had five in our party and everyone's meal was delicious!! The lobster bisque soup was, by far, the best any of us has ever had!! Large chunks of lobster in a flavorful creamy base! Very large portions, so we all had at least another meal to take home. Baked stuffed shrimp were very big with tasty crabmeat stuffing! Other... More 

Thank deej067
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is fine dining at it's best. Everything on the menu is well prepared and presented by a professional staff. The atmosphere is very comfortable. It is quite pricey, but if you watch for their full dinner special, it is then quite reasonable. I recommend the veal dishes, or salmon when it's fresh. (just ask them}

Thank Fred S
Minnesota City, Minnesota
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This restaurant would have been a one star if the lobster bisque would not have been so outstanding. The chicken parm was the typical frozen and deep fried tasteless kind you find at a cheap restaurant. The sauce was bland. Portion was large but not good. The rolls were fresh but the butter even lacked flavor. I was the only... More 

Thank Robbguympls
Gray Court, South Carolina
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I had the pleasure of dining there on several occasions on my trip back up north. If you love French onion soup then Brass City's is a must. Towered high with thin fresh fried onions and gob's of gooey creamy cheese, almost a meal in it self. Main course's are prepared fresh using only the best ingredients. Small quaint and... More 

Thank Mickey Mantle F
New London, CT
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97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

First time visit to the Brass City Bistro, very nice! Nice menu with many good selections and a terrific atmosphere with wood and brass decor. Meals priced reasonably for the quality and volume of food served.

Thank CandC926
Westport, Connecticut
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Looking for a restaurant as we traveled through Waterbury, we checked out the reviews and decided to stop into the Brass City Bistro for a late lunch/early dinner. Before we had a chance to sample the food, by the looks of the prices on the menu, we could have been in one of the high priced Italian restaurants in NYC.... More 

Thank Imtraveling4u
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193 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

5 of us had lunch on Saturday afternoon. We had martini's (pomegranate was good)and wine. Our meals included lobster bisque, which had a nice hunk of lobster meat, angus burger, grilled chicken with roasted pepper and cheese and broccoli rabe and sausage. Everything was very good. Would recommend and will return!

1 Thank cacs
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I wish I had ONLY ordered a bowl of bisque (I had a salad and a cup of the lobster bisque)... The salad was fine, nothing special, but the bisque was outstanding!!!! The service and ambiance was good as well. Don't expect to be back in the area in the foreseeable future, but would definitely go back!!

Thank Hurstfamily5
Waterbury, Connecticut
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This place is a bit small, but the food is quite good. I think the portions could be a little bigger though. I gave it a 4 because the parking is not so good and the restaurant is kind of small so, you're always waiting for a table when you come here. You won't be disappointed with the food though.... More 

Thank Playwright69
Waterbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The bistro decor is warm and inviting. The service was outstanding and the food was amazing. Cooked to perfection.

Thank Carol G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: 203-574-2489

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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