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Brass City Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
11:00 am - 11:00 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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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

BCB will never disappoint you! I will admit, they are a bit pricy but the portions are large. Some of my favorite include; their sangrias, soups, brushetta and chicken franchaise. My husband loves their scallops also. All servers are super friendly and helpful. Popular place, you may need a reservation.

Thank gordon fan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in Waterbury traffic, a quick check of lunch options and the Brass City Bistro popped up. Easy off and on Rt. 84, the food is fresh and delicious with generous portions for the price. Service was excellent too!

Thank Susan R
Waterbury, CT
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

My husband and I stop at Brass City Bistro whenever we have the time for a quick drink and appetizer. Overall the restaurant is small, but we always find a seat at the bar (or outside on the patio, which is nice - but it's literally IN the parking lot on a busy street which some may not like). The... More 

Thank jamid215
Bethany, CT
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Received a gift certificate to this restaurant, and decided to use it for a family dinner. Called several days ahead of time to make a reservation. When we arrive, we are seated in the entryway, right next to the kitchen, with spare chairs and child seats behind us. Seriously??? The food was average, at best, the service iffy. The prices... More 

Thank Lisa G
North Haven, Connecticut
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time in a month I have visited this restaurant. Both times we were waited on by the very friendly and efficient waitress named Amanda. This last visit we sat outside and enjoyed a great meal on a nice night. Definitely will be back.

Thank rich p
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255 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The location is right off I-84 The parking is plentiful and food is excellent! They have a great bar with high tops and booths or make a reservation for the dining room! On nice days the have a fun outdoor area. The service is good and food is excellent. The portions are huge, so have a salad, an app and... More 

Thank Shefra
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Met a friend for a quick martini and appetizer. We both had a blood orange martini's that were very refreshing. Although they were not made with blood orange liquor, they used blood orange vodka instead. We shared an appetizer, broccoli rabe salsiccia and fried calamari fritta. The broccoli rabe was cooked perfect, the sausage was a well made pork sausage... More 

Thank Diana F
Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?