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Brazi's Italian Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$3.75
Cheese Extra $0.5
Garlic Bread
$8.95
Fried Calamari
lightly dusted, deep fried calamari, served with lemon and marinara
$9.95
Brazi-style Fried Calamari
deep-fried calamari tossed with hot cherry peppers and served with marinara sauce
$7.95
Clams Casino
fresh clams baked with a blend of garlic, roasted peppers, onions & bacon
$8.95
Grilled Vegetables
a variety of fresh grilled vegetables
$8.95
Artichokes Francese
artichoke hearts dipped in egg batter and sauteed in a lemon, butter white wine sauce
$5.95
Bruschetta Al Pomodoro
toasted bread topped with fresh tomatoes, garlic marinated in olive oil and fresh basil
$15.95
$29.95
Hot Antipasto For 2 Or 4
fried calamari, stuffed mushrooms & clams casino
$9.5
Eggplant Rollatini
rolled eggplant stuffed with ricotta, topped with marinara sauce
$10.95
Broccoli Rabe & Sausage
available seasonally
SOUPS
$4.75
Pasta & Fagioli
our own special blend of beans and pasta in a rich broth
$4.75
Tortellini In Brodo
cheese-stuffed pasta simmered in chicken broth
$4.75
Soup Of The Day
$2.5
Cup-size
for any of the above soups
SALADS
$6.95
Add Shrimp $3.95
Add Chicken $1.95
Caesar Salad
crisp romaine lettuce and garlic croutons in traditional caesar dressing
$9.95
Tuscan Chicken Salad
endive, radicchio, select greens with grilled chicken breast in a creamy balsamic vinaigrette
$10.95
Italian Antipasto
a combination of meats and cheeses with fresh vegetables
PASTA
served with salad or soup of the day. $1.00 extra for pasta fagiole
$14.95
Cavatelli Con Broccoli
a great homestyle pasta made with cheese sauteed with garlic and fresh broccoli (red or white
$15.95
Cavatelli Con Rabe
cheese-based pasta tossed with broccoli rabe in extra virgin olive oil & garlic
$14.95
Ravioli Al Pesto
a blend of fresh basil, garlic, imported romano cheese and a touch of cream tossed with cheese ravioli
$16.95
Ravioli Alla Brazi
cheese stuffed ravioli with fresh broccoli, shrimp in a creamy beshemel sauce
$15.95
Tortellini Alla Toscana
finger-wrapped circle pasta stuffed with cheese, simmered with broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes and finished with cream sauce
$13.95
Spaghetti & Meatballs
a classic dish
$15.95
Trenette Alla Oro
ruffled noodles tossed with a combination of fresh broccoli, grilled chicken, onions, sun dried tomatoes in our own classic blend of cream sauce
$13.95
Penne Alla Vodka
penne pasta with caramelized onions, imported prosciutto in a creamy pink sauce
$13.95
Penne Arrabbiata
penne pasta sauteed with roasted onions, hot peppers and extra virgin olive oil in a tomato basil sauce
$15.95
Penne Al Salmone
fresh chunks of salmon sauteed in a pink cream sauce, tossed with penne pasta
TRADITIONAL FAVORITES
served with salad or soup of the day. $1 extra for pasta fagiole.
$14.95
Lasagna Al Forno
traditionally prepared with ground beef, sausage, ricotta, mozzarella & tomato sauce
$14.95
Eggplant Parmigiana
battered eggplant topped with our own tomato sauce,baked with mozzarella
$15.95
Italian Combo
a combination of lasagna, eggplant, ravioli, and tortellini topped with tomato sauce & mozzarella then baked to perfection
CARNE
served with pasta, soup of the day or salad. $1 extra for pasta fagiole.
$23.95
New York Strip
14-oz. prime strip short loin broiled to your taste
$24.95
New York Strip Alla Brazi
14-oz. prime short loin broiled and topped with mushrooms & roasted potatoes with a touch of sherry sauce
$21.95
Pork Chops Scarpariello
center cut chop broiled and topped wth hot cherry peppers, garlic, roasted potatoes in a brown sauce
$21.95
Pork Chops & Broccoli Rabe
$21.95
Pork Chops Gorgonzola
center cut chop broiled and topped with gorgonzola, brandy & a touch of cream
PESCE
served with pasta, soup of the day or salad. $1 extra for pasta fagiole
$28.95
Risotto Al Mare
scallops, shrimp, salmon, clams, mussels & calamari over risotto, simmered in our marinara sauce
$19.95
Calamari Al Sugo Dipomodoro
fresh squid sauteed in garlic, olive oil & white wine, with imported plum tomatoes, served over angel hair pasta
$28.95
Cioppino Amalfitana
clams, mussels, shrimp, calamari & scallops sauteed in marinara or fra diavolo sauce over linguini
$19.95
Salmon Alla Griglia
grilled filet of salmon sauteed with fresh lemon, white wine and butter
$21.95
Salmon San Marino
salmon sauteed with spinach, cherry peppers, topped with fresh mozzarella in a white wine sauce
$20.95
Shrimp Francese
egg dipped & sauteed in lemon wine sauce
$20.95
Shrimp & Clams Pescatore
fresh shrimp & clams perfectly seasoned, simmered in marinara and served over linguini
$20.95
Shrimp Scampi Mediterranea
shrimp sauteed in a traditional lemon butter scampi sauce and served on a bed of capellini
$19.95
Shrimp Parmigiana
jumbo breaded shrimp topped with tomato sauce & mozzarella
$19.95
Scrod Francese
fresh scrod, egg-dipped and sauteed in a lemon butter wine sauce
VITELLO/POLLO
served with pasta, soup of the day or salad. $1.00 extra for pasta fagiole.
$20.95
Veal Saltibocca
topped with prosciutto & mozzarella cheese
$20.95
Veal Francese
tender veal scallopine egg-dipped and sauteed in fresh lemon white wine sauce
$20.95
Veal Marsala
medallions of veal sauteed with mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce
$19.5
Veal Parmigiana
veal leg cutlet topped with mozzarella and tomato sauce
$20.95
Veal Caprese
medallions of milk-fed veal sauteed in virgin olive oil, sliced garlic, plum tomatoes and topped with fresh mozzarella
$16.95
Chicken & Eggplant Parmigiana
chicken lightly battered, topped with eggplant and baked with mozzarella & tomato sauce
$15.95
Chicken Parmigiana
breaded chicken cutlet topped with mozzarella and tomato sauce
$16.95
Chicken Brazi
stuffed with broccoli rabe & cheese, rolled in egg batter, sauteed in a lemon white wine sauce and topped with wild mushrooms
$16.95
Chicken Calabrese
roasted onions, artichoke hearts, black olives, sauteed in marinara sauce
$16.95
Chicken Cutlet Scarpariello
with hot cherry peppers, potatoes, in a light brown sauce
BRICK OVEN PIZZA
build it yourself with choice of items: sausage, meatballs, pepperoni, ham, bacon, chicken, anchovies, broccoli, fresh tomato, spinach, eggplant, mushrooms, peppers, onions, garlic, hot peppers, extra cheese. add $2.00 for 10" and $4 for 16" chicken
10” $7.95
16” $12.95
Personal Pizza
10” $0.75
16” $1.5
Additional Items
GOURMET BRAZI PIZZAS
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Contadina
ricotta, mushrooms, eggplant, broccoli & mozzarella (white)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Palermo
hot cherry peppers, onions, sausage, mozzarella (red)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
All’arrostito
roasted peppers, chicken, broccoli, mozzarella (red)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Louisiana
bbq chicken, onions, mozzarella (white or red)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Four Seasons
mushrooms, prosciutto, eggplant, mozzarella (red)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Romano
sausage, mushrooms, onions and mozzarella (red)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Margherita
plum tomatoes, olive oil, mozzarella, basil (red)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Casino
clams, garlic, bacon, roasted peppers, mozzarella (white)
Small $9.95
Large $16.95
Pesto
fresh basil pesto topped with sliced tomatoes (white)
About
Our entire staff warmly welcomes you to Brazi's Italian Restaurant! At Brazi's, we are all about family. Our extensive menu includes a variety of pasta, steak and traditional favorites such as eggplant parmesan, antipasto and bruschetta al pomodoro. Without compromising an exceptional dining experience, Brazi's gives a flare to outstanding Italian dishes. Needless to say, our bar is always fully stocked! Whether you prefer a quiet business lunch, a cocktail before dinner or a full-scale private event, we will strive to make your experience with us unique and memorable!
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just ate here for dinner tonight and it felt like walking into a place whose heyday was decades ago. I had the chicken parm dinner. The salad was a ice cold iceberg salad with the greasiest dressing I've had. The chicken parm was flavorless...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nirmal K
Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very sorry, Nirmal, that you did not enjoy your chicken parm. We know we can get you a classic and flavorful dish that will really impress you. We hope you'll give our place another chance sometime. Best, Val, General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Brazi's, its food and its people. We eat there regularly, and when our extended family has a gathering for special (and sometimes solemn) occasions, Brazi's is our go-to place for these functions. The food and service are excellent, the portions are plentiful, and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 7charles
Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Charles. We are so glad you love our place. We are proud to be your go-to spot for any and all family gatherings. We hope you'll be back for some more delicious food and excellent service soon. Best, Val, General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a monthly dinner engagement that takes us to a different restaurant most months. This was a first for us. The food was rather lackluster, heavy on the pasta, fairly tasteless. I had cavatelli with broccoli in olive oil - broccoli was soggy, pasta...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Goldenspring
Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very sorry that your recent visit was not up to our usual standards. We know we can get you some flavorful pasta and impressive dishes. We wish your last meal had impressed you more but we know we can do better and we hope you'll...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here on our last night in town and were very happy with the menu selections as well as the actual food. We had dishes we have never tried before and were pleasantly surprised with the flavors. Our waiter was very nice and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jdmgirl978
Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Happy your dinner impressed you! We are glad to hear that our unique flavors left you pleasantly surprised. We're thrilled that it paid off to try some new dishes! Hope you'll be back to try some more in the future. Best, Val, General Manager

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

The exterior of the restaurant and location had us a bit skeptical, but interior was fresh and clean and the food was solidly good Italian fare. Easy on/off I-95.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Racoon_Baby
Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Thank you! We are so glad you love our place. We hope you'll be back for some more solid Italian fare next time you are in the area! Best, Val, General Manager

Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Went as a family (8 of us!) for a late lunch on a Saturday and couldn’t have asked for a better experience! Service was great and wait staff was very friendly. The food was delicious and the prices were absolutely reasonable. I would definitely recommend...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thank you! So glad you had such wonderful service and food at our place. We are happy that you are such a fan of ours and we look forward to your next visit! Best, Val, General Manager

Reviewed February 8, 2019

After a long day at an indoor track meet in New Haven, we (from Mystic, CT) were famished. I mentioned Italian food and everyone said YES! So I got on the tripadvisor app and searched for nearby restaurants. Up popped Brazi's....great reviews and just a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Thank you! We are happy that you found your way to our place. We are thrilled the appetizers and pepperoni bread hit the spot and that we could get you some delicious food and service. We hope you'll all be back for another great meal...More

Reviewed February 1, 2019

One our way back from a family visit in NJ - decided to pull off the road for a light bite - and happeed on a terrific place that I know we'll drop in on again! From the moment we were seated we felt like...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Val C, Owner at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thank you, Brian! We are so thrilled that you found your way to our place. We are happy that Fran took great care of you and that all three of your entrees were the perfect meals after a long day fo driving. We hope you'll...More

Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable dinner. They offer a very nice menu- salads, pizzas, pasta dishes, Chicken, veal, beef dishes, appetizers, drinks and desserts. We ordered BYO 10 inch pizza on whole wheat crust and added mushrooms. We also had the Trenette alla Oro in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GloriaH119
Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you, Gloria! So glad our menu impressed you! Happy the pizza and Trenette alla Oro hit the spot and glad the bread basket and service were also on point. We hope you'll be back for another incredible meal soon! Best, Val, General Manager

Reviewed January 18, 2019

Just visited for the first time after hearing good things from friends. The food was very good. Calamari was noteworthy and some of the best in the area so try it! Members of our party had the fish sandwich , a calzone and I had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Val C, Manager at Brazi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you! So glad you love the food. Happy the calamari hit the spot and that we could get you some delicious veal. Happy your friends enjoyed the fish sandwich and the calzone. We hope you'll be back for another wonderful meal soon! Best, Val,...More

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Yes they have a dessert menu. I shared a tartufo with my husband which was quite good. They have other choices but I can’t remember.
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