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Illiano's Grill

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257 W Town St, Norwich, CT 06389-1003
+1 860-889-6163
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good but lacked salt in making pasta a little better. Atmosphere and wait staff were superb and they gave us pizza samples for free. Lots of good food for the money.... Soup however was good but very watery...... Home soup was like watered up flute

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Thank jjannuke
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback -- we're glad you enjoyed the welcoming atmosphere we have here! A true Italian meal is one that's shared, so we're always happy to let you try some of what we have to offer. We hope you'll come by again to give our pasta and soup another try! Best, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

niagara
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stop in for a bite to eat . Food was ok nothing to write home about ,nothing bad about it either . Give it a try . Just around the corner from the Norwich Inn, you could walk from there .

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Thank EJZ1
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try, EJ! We always strive to bring our customers a fantastic meal, so we're sorry it didn't quite meet your expectations. We hope you'll give us another try again soon! Best, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

Norwich, Connecticut
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129 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is very good at Illianos. I especially enjoy the eggplant, lasagna, vodka rigatoni and of course the yummy bread. They have nice out door seating as well as a small private area indoors. The servers are very nice and many have been there for years. They are also very good about special requests.

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Thank JULRUF
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

There's nothing better than enjoying a delicious meal outside in the beautiful weather, is there? It's also wonderful to hear that you felt so well taken care of and that we could satisfy even those special requests that you had. We hope to continue impressing you on every visit! Until next time, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Very close to the Courtyard at which I was staying. Was on the way to work so my coworkers and I ordered food practically every day and picked it up. They have the best bread ("grinder" rolls) I've ever tasted. Aside from the takeout, we ate inside once and the service was great. Mussels, chicken parm, pastrami, and salads....all great.

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Thank Greg M
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

We're thrilled you all found something to love on our menu every time you came by, Greg! The grinder rolls really are delicious, so it's great to hear that they made an impression. Safe travels, and good luck with your work! Best, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

Atlantic City, New Jersey
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We ordered take out pizza that was good...wished they delivered to the hotel. The white broccoli was very good.

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Thank MMA713
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

The white broccoli is a classic! Apologies that we couldn't deliver to the hotel, though -- we understand that would be frustrating, so thank you for working with us there. Safe travels, and we hope to see you again soon! Best, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

Windsor, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My family and I went out for pizza and fries the other day. The food was good. We sat by the river and then played on the playscape after the meal. Very nice time!

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Thank thehanovers
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

There's nothing quite like family time with a view of the river and some tasty pizza. We're so glad you enjoyed! All our best from our family to yours, and we hope we'll see you back again soon. Stay well, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

Lebanon, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

They have actually expanded into 4 area restaurants that range from fine dining to mainly take out. The menu ranges from delicious Italian baked dishes like Lasagna to Pollo Marsala and Monte Bianco. The Meat Lovers Stuffed Pizza is a true classic, that rivals any Stuffed Pizza on the East coast.

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Thank DReyn68
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough review -- it's wonderful to hear that the Meat Lovers Stuffed Pizza is a favorite of yours. Looking forward to having you by again soon! Stay well, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

West Hartford, Connecticut
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

On our way back home from the Leffingwell House, we stopped by for a quick lunch. We had an excellent variety of choices, each fresh with good sized portions and reasonably priced. The server was friendly and prompt and even shared another place close by for us to visit. Great place for vegetarians as well.

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Thank Helen S
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

It's great to hear that everyone in your party found something to love here, Helen. Our staff is always happy to help out if you have any questions about substitutions in our dishes. Hope we'll get to see you again soon! Stay well, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

Long Island
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395 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

After seeing Illinoi's Grill rated #2 on TA in Norwich, we were looking forward to a real good meal as Trip Advisor has never let us down. The restaurant was down the street from the hotel and we didn't want to travel far. First the good stuff. The dining room is very clean and the staff is friendly and first... More 

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Thank RoadMaven
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

We're sorry that we weren't able to exceed your expectations, Peter. Thank you for giving us the benefit of the doubt -- that means a lot. That being said, regardless of what night it is, we want you to have a fantastic meal, so we apologize that you found your dishes to be bland. We'll look into this with our... More 

Montpelier, Vermont
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I came from a 4 hour drive. I ordered the Fish & Chips. The guy gave me two small slices of pizza along with my salad as an appetizer. Great team and good food.

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Thank mr_michaeljknight
Vincenzo R, Owner at Illiano's Grill, responded to this review

That's what we like to hear, Mr. Knight -- glad we could receive you after such a long trip. We wish you safe travels and hope to see you again for more fish & chips again soon! Stay well, The Illiano's Grill Family More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $24
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 W Town St, Norwich, CT 06389-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +1 860-889-6163
Description
Welcome to Illiano's Grill located in Yantic Connecticut. We have been serving up authentic southern Italian cuisine since we first opened our doors in 1997. We pride ourselves in using the best ingredients, whether it is high quality mozzarella to top our thin crust brick oven pizzas or fresh seafood to make our customer favorites like flounder Florentine. We know the importance of fresh foods and promise to never compromise. Illiano's Grill also offers a full catering menu. For your next event, sit back, relax, and leave the cooking to the pros. Available for Take Out and for on-site private parties and special events. If you are looking for a comfortable relaxed setting to have dinner out, look no further than our dining room. The hand painted pictures by Paul Illiano hanging on the walls and Italian music in the background will be sure to have you feeling like part of our family before the appetizers arrive. All of our dishes are made to order and our menu is sure to please everyone in the family, from pizza to pasta, fresh salads and soups to gourmet Italian classics.

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