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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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Waterbury, Connecticut
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40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most Italians prefer to make dinner at home because we feel that it always tastes better than going out to a restaurant. But Nino's is a restaurant that prepares food with the same quality and freshness that we would make for ourselves. Nino's is a great Go-To for excellent Italian food. My wife and I were shopping at Bj's Wholesale,... More 

Thank Townz
Waterbury, Connecticut
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here after a show with a party of seven on a Sunday (5:00 pm). The service was slow. The food was ok. Was a bit surprised when we ordered a soda refill and was told that refills are not free. I can't remember the last time that I got a soda refill and was charged for it! The waitress... More 

Thank Chris T
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 January 4, 2017

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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

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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284 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 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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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

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 

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Columbia, SC, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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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 

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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, Television
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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?