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718 Highland Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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121 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

D'Amelios is one of the heavy hitters in Waterbury as far as good dining goes. It offers traditional Italian dining and great service.

1 Thank Dan C
Waterbury, Connecticut
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Let's go to D'Amelio's". That was my first choice when asked where I'd like to go for my birthday. And when my wife and I arrived I was happily surprised that she had invited my parents and my sister in law and friend Al. As we walked in, I received a warm welcome from the bartender, Chris Kane, who later... More 

Thank Townz
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62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers a nice dining experience by offering two seatings. This means you are not rushed and your food is prepared to order. Nice variety of specials and classic Italian dishes.

Thank DocPT1
Bristol, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 6:30pm for a reservation at 6:30pm. Had to drive up and down the street to find a parking spot as there was no parking at the restaurant . Walked a short distance down a side street after parking the car. Walked into the restaurant and a few minutes later we were seated at a table right near the... More 

Thank Risaliz
Waterbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The food is terrific, and the portions are enough to take home for another meal. The service is excellent, and the prices are quite reasonable.

Thank 221mc2015
Hollis, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We had Joey cater a repast after a funeral and I could not recommend them more highly!! Food was excellent, arrived hot, and people loved it. Meatballs, sausage and peppers, ziti, salad and cavatelli with broccoli, garlic and oil were delicious. They took care of all the details......serving utensils, plates, forks, knives, spoons, table covers, soft drinks, water bread butter,... More 

Thank John H
New Haven, Connecticut
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

pleasant atmosphere in wood paneled house. Good old fashioned Italian food, service was attentive and very friendly. Food was very well prepared and tasted great. Also, huge portions.

Thank todd b
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

They welcomed use with open arms especially after saying our first visit recommended by a friend. The food was great, service good until about 1+ hours in when they started pulling items off the table. Then , when my coffee wasn't even done, they asked if they could buy us a drink in the bar since they needed the table!... More 

Thank Robinmerry39
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has it all. Great authentic Italian food, attentive Wait staff & a nice Ambiance. A group of 9 of us went here prior to a show so we sat downstairs in a large, comfortable room. Seats 24 comfortably for gatherings. I had the cavatelli with broccoli rabe, sausage sautéed in olive oil. Outstanding. I am Italian & believe... More 

Thank Kat M
Oxford, Connecticut
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286 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

There is nothing like this restaurant!! The food is outstanding.. nothing on the menu is bad. it is traditional authentic Italian food. The service is outstanding just like the food and the owner is so personal and introduces himself and goes out of his way to make sure things are great. The stuffed long hot peppers are amazing! The pasta... More 

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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
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 Highland Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: 203.755.0261

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