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La Scogliera

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474 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4518
+1 203-922-1179
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entire meal including the house wine was so good that I recommended La Scogliera to coworkers. They went and came back to thank me. Hidden gem.

1 Thank Stephen A
Fairfield, Connecticut
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I like the food, family welcomed atmosphere, lovely lady boss. My only complain is why ever dish has melting cheese on top?? even veal chop...................................

1 Thank Janelulu88
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Fairly traditional Italian restaurant with excellent food. Food is fresh and portions are excellent. One really nice thing about this restaurant is that you can get an Italian meal that is actually healthy, provided you don't go crazy with the excellent free bread. You do also have to refrain from dessert to go healthy here, which is hard to do... More 

1 Thank agnitfom2000
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281 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Previously, we had one excellent dinner and one poor experience so we decided to try it again. This time, it was my husband's 65th birthday dinner with family, so I'm happy to report that we loved it. Very good soup, salad and entries. We also love the nutella cake!

1 Thank klscaz
Shelton, Connecticut
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Small little restaurant with some of the best Italian food you'll find in CT. Generous portions, reasonably priced and the food is fresh and delicious! We're treated like family whenever we go there now. As for favorite dishes, the lasagna is the best I've ever had ANYWHERE, and it's not a standard menu item, special only. And Carmela's stuffed meatballs... More 

2 Thank Deena L
Shelton, Connecticut
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Just love this place. From appetizers to salads to the main dinner. Brings you back to the time you grew up in with mom's cooking so special. Lots of specials available.I can't say enough about the food and atmosphere.Enjoy

1 Thank pattyelv
Oxford, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Very family oriented. Reasonably priced. Well worth the drive for such a great restaurant.

1 Thank jsagliano
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

I've gone to "La Scogliera" many times (including twice this week). This is an Italian family run restaurant and the cuisine is as good as any of the best restaurants you might find on Arthur Ave or in Brooklyn (where I grew up). The ricotta chesscake is homemade by the wife of the chef. Some of the dishes I especially... More 

1 Thank Sojourner1815
Shelton, Connecticut
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

La Scogliera is real authentic Italian food. Our waitress, Daniella - one of the daughters of this family owned & operated restaurant, was delightful ! Very accommodating with food changes - I don't eat veal so I was able to substitute chicken.

2 Thank Tammy C
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211 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

We have been here so many times with family, friends, etc. Anytime I have dined here no one ever complained about anything. Most of the pasta dishes are homemade along with their wonderful desserts which I believe the owner makes them herself. Nice atmosphere, but kind of small so I would recommend reservations if you go on a weekend. The... More 

1 Thank bilasi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4518
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-922-1179

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