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129 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-2812
203-743-6804
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11:45 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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New Milford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few weeks ago another couple, my husband & myself were here for an evening out. We had been told the service was not good but, we did not find that to be the case at all. The food is cooked to order so if you're looking for quick, quick food this is not the place for you. Rather, if... More 

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Thank Ed S
Goldens Bridge, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but once in the door you are treated like royalty and the experience of Pappadella's outstanding food is a real treat. Don't miss the scheduled Sunday wine paring events that are a great opportunity to sample multiple menu offerings at a very reasonable price and always a fun time!

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Thank Frequenttravellers39
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

My husband and I were staying in Danbury and after reading the reviews on tripadvisor, decided to have dinner at Pappadella's for dinner. Yes, as stated in the other reviews the restaurant is in need of some renovations! But once my dinner (Salmon with crab meat) was served, I no longer was looking at the horrible color on the walls.... More 

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Thank Laurel524
New Fairfield, Ct
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The noise level here is quite high, but the food is delicious..wait staff is very attentive, and since they have been here for quite a while, to my mind that reflects on the quality of the management...from standard meals at an Italian restaurant, to specials, the quality of the meals is good...

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Thank magnet1125
Danbury, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Love, Love this restaurant. The staff is so friendly and the service is great! We go as often as we can and the specials of the day are amazing. I recommend you try Pappadella's, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Vivian V
CT
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

I have eaten here about 3 times and every time the food has been great. Service is slow and last time we had a group it was extremely slow. We waited at least 30 minutes to order and everyone was getting mad. Food took forever to come out and the waiter was saying it is because it is cooked to... More 

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Thank Mike06810
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for dinner on the way home and were pleasantly surprised. As stated in some other reviews it's not the most inviting looking restaurant as its in a sort-of mini strip mall next to a gas station and kind of dark. That being said the service and food were outstanding. I'm not sure the name of... More 

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4 Thank Timmy7171
Danbury, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Some of the best Italian Food I have had anywhere. Andres is a fabulous chef and Danello and William always make us feel like family.

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5 Thank jayandree
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We've lived in the area for 2-3 years now and drive by Pappadella's daily. We've always noticed how many cars are i the parking lot, but from the outside the place doesn't look appealling. We finally took a chance and we were pleasantly surprised. The decor is inviting, calm and the staff were so friendly. The menu & specials all... More 

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4 Thank JennyJablonka
Newtown, Connecticut
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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Long time very satisfied customer of this establishment. They only use the finest and freshest ingredients. The list of what to get here is long and varied. If you have not eaten here before they have best red sauce, Alfredo sauce and pesto sauce to go along with their amazing pasta selection. Fabulous daily fish specials , great steaks and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203-743-6804

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