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Nino's Trattoria

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$$ - $$$
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91 Scott Rd, Waterbury, CT 06705-3202
+1 203-757-9490
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A bustling trattoria known by the locals for attentive service, generous portions, homemade pasta, and reasonable pricing. They won't take reservations but will "take your name" up to 45 minutes before your arrival. Right off Exit 25 I-84, it's a great stop over for folks doing the NYC / Boston|Cape run. You won't be disappointed. Star attraction: mussel app. Ask... More 

Waldoboro, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor is a bit dated, but the traditional Italian dishes are very well made. We tried the lasagna and the homemade gemelli pasta with pesto - both excellent. Finished with a topnotch tiramisu.

Thank CB-Brooks
Waterbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Italian food, portions are huge & the value is amazing. Have been eating here for years. Nino's makes house made bread, sauces & pastas (cavatelli, gemelli, ravioli, whole wheat to name a few) and the food is made to order with fresh ingredients. Appetizers are big enough for sharing. Entrees come with choice of salad (big & veggie filled)... More 

Thank Susan_SGP
East Hartford, Connecticut
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273 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner with friends after seeing a show. The staff was great and the portions are huge. The food was good but nothing special overall a good meal for the price.

Thank Jaguar002
Waterbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Nino's several times, ordering various items. The only two that have been consistently outstanding are the smelts and the escarole and beans. The latter is an appetizer that's definitely big enough for a main course.

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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

I am a native of Waterbury. My wife and I come here whenever we are "back home" and feel like good Italian comfort food, done right. And when we have small family gatherings, everyone enjoys the food, and the service. Often when we are a family group of adults (4-8), the waitstaff knows enough to let us take time to... More 

Thank paul621
Prospect, Connecticut
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

We recently dined at Nino's for the first time at least 15 years. While the restaurant is very close to our home it is located next to an Interstate highway and is co-located with motel. Can't really explain why we haven't eaten here more often but we were happy we tried it again. We were invited by a group of... More 

1 Thank joec1992015
Columbia, SC, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a business trip, having heard the food was good. It was not bad, especially the homemade pasta, and the portions/ prices were good. The service was slow. When we asked for a check, we inquired if the offered a military discount. Our question was met with scorn. A lot of places offer military discounts and a lot... More 

Thank Charles Y
Beverly Hills, FL
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We had a party of 18 and the two waitresses had to be chased down throughout the meal for drinks, bread appetizers, dinner, cake, etc. Offered no coffee/tea and wait time for check was 20 min.

1 Thank Harleyman1
Dennis, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The atmosphere was comfortable, the service was was friendly and professional. The food was very good and the portions were large. Very happy to have made the stop right off the highway.

1 Thank cal308

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Scott Rd, Waterbury, CT 06705-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-757-9490

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