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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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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Very Good

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Timmy7171
via mobile
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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1 Thank Timmy7171
Danbury, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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3 Thank jayandree
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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3 Thank JennyJablonka
Newtown, Connecticut
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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3 Thank davidrS8786RH
Danbury, CT
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250 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Tonight was the first time we had eaten at Pappadella's, the service was excellent, the portions were generous and the food was great.

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2 Thank robstainedglass
New Fairfield, ct
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had wanted to visit this place for a year or so. We finally made it there. We are sorry we waited so long. We had a wonderful meal served up by very friendly staff. One of our servers recommended a great bottle of Pinot Noir. We ordered the Rigatoni w/ sausage and the Gnocchi. Both were excellent! We got... More 

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1 Thank CT_MikeB
Danbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Since a group of us went I tasted numerous dishes. The Gnocchi can't be made better anywhere. I'm allergic to fish but my husband loved his Stuffed Salmon w/crab meat, scallops, shrimp & a lobster sauce. The sauteed vegetables are superb, still firm and tasty. We had organic wine that Billy made. I can't rave enough about this restaurant.

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1 Thank Jane H
Danbury, Connecticut
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93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you want standard Italian recipes, without imagination, this is your place. Nothing exciting here in the food or service.

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Thank 633sailor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Been there numerous times....The food as well as the staff was excellent.Highly recommend.....Priced right and make you feel very comfortable. No rush environment....

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1 Thank Peter N
Avon, Connecticut
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

The food was very rich and was not really all that good. The service however was stifling. The waiter almost sat down and ate with us, he was at our table so much. No one in our party enjoyed their meal. My daughter had to leave the restaurant because the aroma was so garlic and onion filled. Our coats and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 203-743-6804

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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

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