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Assaggio Restaurant

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168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405
+1 203-483-5426
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Guilford, Connecticut
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few hiccups along the way but generally good food and service. Had a reservation and seated promptly. Warm Italian bread and water arrived quickly. They did not have the wine I selected. Selected a second wine and was told it was from Sicily. It was not, it was from Veneto. After we ordered we realized after listening to another... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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73 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Assaggio's was absolutely great when we ate there recently. There were four of us and our host suggested that we dine at that restaurant and we soon found out why. The menu was quite varied and offered a nice selection of options. The food was prepared very well and earned the 5-star rating that I gave it. The waitress was... More 

1 Thank Mike C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with family there one Friday in January. Had a great time, great food they take especially good care of you.

Thank Howard S
Connecticut Shoreline
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

We really enjoy dinner here. Never had a bad meal, the drinks are great too! We asked them to make pistachio martinis that we not on the menu and they came out terrific.

Thank Bikinibabi
Branford, Connecticut
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205 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Everything was perfect ! Mary, our waitress was very, very good. Mary knew everything about the entire menu. I had the exciting veal entree on the menu and my wife had the other veal dish that included sage, our guest had what I had. What a fantastic restaurant.

1 Thank Squawbrook
North Haven, Connecticut
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

First time visit, and it was delicious. I enjoyed the shrimp and scallop over spaghetti. Enough for a second dinner tomorrow night. Sauce was just like home. Dessert was chocolate cake...A-MAZ-ING!!We will definitely be going back. Love the quaintness of the dining room. Small enough to keep it personable. Our waitress Adele was super nice and an excellent waitress.

1 Thank Spoiledjean
Branford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Cannot say enough about Assagio's. Definitely our favorite in town! The sea bass on the menu is to die for! Great service and atmosphere! Many great memories here and more to come!

2 Thank Jill O
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We chose this restaurant for a wedding rehearsal dinner. Although we had a really large crowd they did a great job to accommodate us all. The menu options were delicious. The staff was very attentive and did a great job to keep the evening moving well.

2 Thank Bill C
Hartford, CT
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We chose this place because of its many rave reviews. We shared NY style calamari and house made gnocchi with duck confit ragu to start. No tentacles in the calamari, the sauce "finish" made them soggy and there wasn't a hot cherry pepper to be found. The sauce on the gnocchi except for the bits of meat tasted exactly like... More 

1 Thank LandseerCT
Branford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Excellent menu and food, served professionally for a terrific dining experience - fun group of people

1 Thank Pinkcirrus9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-483-5426

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?