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Diorio Restaurant & Bar

231 Bank St, Waterbury, CT 06702-2213
203-754-5111
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Ranked #3 of 288 Restaurants in Waterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Grand Street
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The Woodlands, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have eaten here at least six times over the past several ears and both the food and service are very consistent. I would recommend a booth or private room for a great experience. Save room for dessert!!

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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Its most likely the most romantic spot near Main St. Its menu is full of Italian favorites, and specials that will make you smile. Portions are on the large size and the staff is friendly. We changed our reservations several times due to medical complications and each time was accommodated without a problem. We were out of town and the... More 

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We love to go to Diorio's before taking in a show at the Palace theater. If you can, request a booth. The booth makes for a nice intimate dinner. Be sure to make reservations - especially on show nights. We have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed.

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Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I've been here about 7-8 times in the past 2-3 years. I always raved about how good it was. Recently, for the first time, it was not a good experience. It took 10 minutes to have the waiter take my drink order; 15 minutes to receive my drink; the food was lukewarm at best; and it took another 10 min... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Amazing. This is an old world Italian restaurant. The best of the best, if you want amazing food and good drinks this is your place. The atmosphere, service, food and drinks are spot on!!!! We have never had a bad meal and have visited over a dozen times. Diorio's beats any restaurant we have been to in Connecticut.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great Italian food in a classic old world setting - love the mirrors of old waterbury behine the antique bar but we all go for the food and Diorios doesnt disappoint. Ive had almost everything on the menu so what I recommend is ......everything! dont miss this place-

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Holland, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great atmosphere and friendly service. We enjoy it before a show at the plaza. Banana pie is awesome.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nice place, and good food. It's a elegant old Italian restaurant. Wooden tables and chairs. It doesn't have a parking lot though.

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naugatuck,ct
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90 reviews 90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have not been to this restaurant since about 1998 and my husband decided for our anniversary to have dinner there. The parking was convenient as there is street parking and a parking garage across the street. Our reservations were for 6:15 and we arrived on time. We were taken to our table immediately and within minutes a person was... More 

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Norwalk, Ct
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went to Diorio before a show at the Palace Theater. The food and service were outstanding. Might have been the best chicken parm I've ever had. Thick pieces of chicken and very moist. Service by our Jersey girl was wonderful. Great personality. Highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Diorio Restaurant & Bar

Address: 231 Bank St, Waterbury, CT 06702-2213
Phone Number: 203-754-5111
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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