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Brass City Bistro

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812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I visit with Family once a year and the last evening is tradionally spent at Brass City!! And that for 5 years now!! Their lobster bisque is always " out of this world". There are usually five of us and always taste each others dishes--I haven't found anything mediocre yet!! I will always go back as Long as there are... More 

Thank viennasil
Waterbury, Connecticut
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We called ahead. We arrived around 4:30 on Friday and it was unexpectedly not busy. We were promptly greeted by our last name. (The host said she was psychic) We were given a booth. Our server was friendly and attentive. The food was amazing. I had the sauteed chicken with cherry peppers special and my husband had the scrod. I... More 

Thank Gretchenanna
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Was very disappointed on last night's visit. The food was average. Service was great. My veal parmesan was served over overcooked pasta with no sauce. The scrod was accompanied with cold vegetables. Our friends meals were equally disappointing. Past visits were always above the norm. We are going to take a break from BCB and hope the food improves.

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Brass City Bistro used to be a regular spot for me when I lived in the area. While I don't get there as often, it's a place I return to on occassion. Why? The restaurant is conveniently located on Hamilton Ave., when coming from Interstate 84. The main draw is delicious homestyle Italian dishes made with care and the friendly... More 

Thank Aaliyah M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

It was a pricey buffet, $35 with hot coffee/hot tea. For the price I think one Bloody Mary or Mimosa should have been included. We were first in line. 90%of my food was cold at this time: stuffed fish, lobster bisque,french toast, and sausage. The next go round ,the food was hotter, but I was less hungary by then. I... More 

Thank Susan Y
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently had a birthday dinner here. From appetizer to dessert, everything was excellant. I had salmon and she had veal. Both were very large portions, well prepared and presented. Their lobster bisque had a generous portion of lobster and was delicious. This Is a Very COMFORTABLE Restaurant, great staff, well priced. I highly recommend it.

Thank Fred S
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The location is a little out of the way but don't let that keep you from trying this place. The wait staff is very informed, attentive, and very friendly. The meal was paced correctly. Tried the lobster bisque after reading the reviews. While it did not live up to 'the best I've ever had' it was very good. The food... More 

Thank kevps133
Thomaston, Connecticut
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I recently had my company Christmas party at the bistro. If you asked me for one word to describe our experience at the bistro it would be: OUTSTANDING. Upon entering the bistro we were immediately greeted by a friendly staff person and shown to our private room. We were asked if we wanted a cocktail and it was delivered in... More 

Thank Raymond A
New York City
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a comfortably styled restaurant with a good, diverse menu. Good place to have dinner if in town. A bit pricey but not a bank-breaker, and worth it.

Thank Tallchief.
Waterbury, CT
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We had five in our party and everyone's meal was delicious!! The lobster bisque soup was, by far, the best any of us has ever had!! Large chunks of lobster in a flavorful creamy base! Very large portions, so we all had at least another meal to take home. Baked stuffed shrimp were very big with tasty crabmeat stuffing! Other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: 203-574-2489

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