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The Italian Connection

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2725 Taylor St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-4620
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited this tiny restaurant because we had an entertainment coupon. We like to try new places like this to find our new "favorite places". After our meal, we presented this coupon and it was stated to us by the waitress that they no longer accept the coupon and that Entertainment Book put their coupon in without their approval. 🙄... More 

Thank nurseangie2
Warsaw, Indiana
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Great spot for exceptional authentic Italian food. Amazing atmosphere for a intimate dinner. The veal is excellent. I will go back for sure

Thank HarvMN
New Haven, Indiana, United States
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103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

My husband chose this restaurant for our anniversary after reading the reviews. When we drove up, I was skeptical as its really small and not to fancy on the outside. Wow, was I in for a surprise, it was one of the best meals and the place is so cute/intimate on the inside!! We started with a 4 Cheese crab... More 

Thank Traci H
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Quick pop in for light bite. Had the prawn in wine,Pizza,Bruschetta as a shared main Prosecco Shown to a lovely table and served by a nice lady. Food was lovely and nothing went back to the kitchen. Very reasonably priced Was welcomed and farewelled by the two charming proprietor

Thank Jamescarlow
Decatur, Indiana
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

My friend & I visited The Italian Connection for the first time tonight. We had heard good things from other people, so we decided to try it for ourselves. On the outside, it looks very small. However, once we went inside, it was a very cozy & intimate atmosphere. We started with Garlic Cheese Bread, which was phenomenal! While we... More 

Thank Jenni M
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great food, lighter Italian Selections than most Italian restaurants. I had heard the owner sang to the guests but never heard him until our last visit. Not bad, Tony Bennet/Frank Sinatra stylist. All in all, a romantic, fun night with a great meal.

Thank Alan A
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

If you want Italian food skip the chain restaurants and get cozy here...like going to Grandma's...amazing food and wines. Don't let the exterior fool you...the inside will warm your soul....I love the pasta Antonio.

Thank BrandeStJohn
Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2015

Food was awesome and authentic. Much better than the big chains. Atmosphere Is very warm and cozy. Prices not bad at all. This place may look like a small little "hole in the wall" but don't overlook it, best Italian here in Ft. Wayne. We happened to find it through the entertainment coupon book and I am so glad we... More 

Thank Mebre123
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015

We have been to The Italian Connection before and enjoyed the food, and loved the quirky atmosphere. We looked forward to returning, and tonight we chose it for dinner with my husband's parents. It was such a disappointment! First, I don't know if I didn't have a salad when I was there before, or if something has changed, but the... More 

Thank IndianaJaneC
Huntington, Indiana
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2015

The resturant is a small place in a not so nice part of town. The mood is homey, small, with muted light, and nice music. The Italian menu is solid. The appetizer was a bit less than fresh, but the seafood ravioli was quite good. I travel to Italy every year, so I can say this is respectable Italian cuisine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2725 Taylor St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-4620
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: 260-432-9702

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