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La Scogliera

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474 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4518
11:00 am - 10:00 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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!

2 Thank klscaz
Shelton, Connecticut
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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

2 Thank jsagliano
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

2 Thank Sojourner1815
Shelton, Connecticut
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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195 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

2 Thank bilasi
Shelton, Connecticut
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

It was just okay. The zuppa dish was mediocre. clams casino was mediocre pasta special with mushrooms was unusual in an unpleasant way. I would choose several other italian restaurants over this one

Thank mpjd141
Greenwich, Connecticut
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

The food here was just okay. The dish I had, mussels, calamari and a few shrimp over pasta, was not that good. The mussels were huge and the first one I ate was very gritty, turns me off. The calamari was tender so I concentrated on that. There are so many restaurants that I don't think I would go back... More 

Thank Grandma6Boys
Milford, Connecticut
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Fresh food , home cooking, Nice people. A hidden Gem. I never see a crowd here and often wonder why. They have a nice venue and Italian food is best in Shelton.

2 Thank Prisco P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, 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: 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?