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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Italian, Wine Bar
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed April 13, 2020 via mobile

Esca's family dinner was fantastic and made our Easter dinner special despite being quarantined at home. The family meals are $50 and come with plenty of food! Our family of 4 ate and we still had leftovers! There are choices on the family meal dinners-...More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

My boyfriend and I made a reservation for 8pm on Valentine's Day. We arrived on time and the place was packed. After a 15 munute wait we were seated. It took an hour to get our appetizer. After another hour we asked for the check,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Decided to eat at Esca before deciding to book our sons rehearsal dinner there and went Saturday night with the brides parents ...what a lovely experience! Many staff members coming and going and our main server was very attentive. I had the diver scallops with...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 14, 2019 via mobile

Definitely a fun place for friends and couples on a Saturday night. Went with 2 other couples and was Seated immediately upon arrival (reservations made in advance online). Wes, our server was attentive and provided good info on specials and drinks menu. At first we...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 8, 2019

We decided to head to Middletown for a change of pace and after seeing the Xmas decorations in town, we grabbed some food and drinks at the bar in Esca's. The waitstaff was friendly, the apps were delicious and the prices at happy hour (4:30...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 22, 2019

Esca is a very nice place! The decor is beautifully! Nice wine list! The food isn’t bad! The meatballl appetizer was excellent! The muscles ok! The booth was nice and spacious! Unfortunately they had a fruit fly problem and I kept swatting them the entire...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 30, 2019

Our family originally went because of its prior listing in Wine Spectator's recommended "wine lists". Now we also go back because of the food and service. This meal we had a pasta "carbonara-ish" with shrimp and ravioli with mushrooms. If schedule allows, we also go...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

Nice Friday night dinner at the bar. Service was very good. Bartenders were attentive and friendly. They even lent me a pair of cheaters since I forgot mine. My friend had wine and I had a cocktail. Both were great. But the food... excellent. I...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 8, 2019

I order a burger and my 'girlfriend' ordered from the menu, Capellini Pomodoro . She order a glass of wine and the server recommended a Chardonnay and when we asked how much, he said $8. The Capellini Pomodoro that was served looked like spaghetti with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Think this may rate as the best salad I have ever had...perfect portion size, arugula subbed for romaine, beets and goats cheese. Peach and strawberry bellinis, great company. Laid back, lazy lunch, perfect.

Date of visit: June 2019
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January 20, 2020|
Response from steve s | Reviewed this property |
Call to ask. I have not been in a large group and have only ordered from the menu. Do ask. This is a great place.
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