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Assaggio Restaurant

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168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
+1 203-483-5426
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5:00 pm - 9:00 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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Singer Island, Florida
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2015

A bit noisy, but that is because the folks are having a great time enjoying the good food, great adult beverages, some very special Italian favorites and good camaraderie! Best to have a reservation!

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Thank farriciellijean
Wallingford, CT
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Wonderful food; great staff, very detailed oriented. Only negative is it is a bit small and we were seated in the little bar area where only one table could fit; but overall a great restaurant. Will definitely return.

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1 Thank spm2
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Romantic Dinner with Wife ..Service was outstanding !! Food was excellent !! Nest to the food and service ... You have to see the serving plates ... Totally original

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Thank Stephen O
Prospect, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Everything Ive ever had here has been fantastic! Ive had prob about 4 different entrees, but never want to try something new b/c those are SO delicious! Big portion sizes, beautiful presentation, and incredible food. And they have a quaint summer patio!

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Thank bravolmt
Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Went for dinner on Saturday night, we ordered bottled water that was room temperature. The break came in a basket with a dirty napkin, who serves a cosmopolitan in a champagne glass and red wine so warm we left it on the table. The waitress was clueless, never brought forks for the cheesecake, just pointed to our spoons,of which I... More 

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Thank Donna O
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Assaggio is the place to go for a business dinner or romantic evening out. It isn't overly boisterous but not stuffy either. Their drinks are out of this world! We recommend the Paloma Italiano and the Hemingway. Our dinner consisted of scallops over parpadelle noodles in a cream sauce and Italian sausage over rigatoni in a robust tomato sauce.

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2 Thank winchesterwhites
Branford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2015

excellent food in a sophisticated setting. Attentive wait staff. Noisy when full. Reservations required on weekends

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Thank rochelle k
Westport, Connecticut
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2015

All four of us enjoyed wonderful meals. A terrific menu, plentiful food (3 of us took home "doggie bags" and a delightful and attentive waiter. Noisier than I would have wished, but clearly everyone was having a good time.

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Thank bselver
Branford, Connecticut
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are here very often. The Chilean sea bass is my all time favorite! I can't get enough. Always great service. Great wine. Small restaurant but charming :)

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Thank MrsS0613
Branford, Connecticut
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in Branford. I get the same thing every time, I want to try something different but I can't stray because the chilean sea bass and lobster risotto is totally amazing, highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
  • 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?