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Assaggio Restaurant

168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
+1 203-483-5426
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm going to start out by saying I'm 100% Italian and grew up in New York city amongst the yummiest of Italian food. I don't like going out for Italian because the food I can make and the food I've eaten with my family at...More

Thank Esterina D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food, terrific menu options and special! Love the ambience of the place, both indoors and outdoors! Love the outdoor seating when warm enough to do that! Such a beautiful place with great service as well! Great for a bite to eat, but also a...More

Thank kaiahaze25
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here. The atmosphere was quaint but the volume was loud. Our server was a bit impersonal and we felt somewhat rushed throughput the meal but he warmed up as the night went on. The food was amazing. We had the...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I went here over the summer with my girlfriend for date night. The decor and our meals/wine were excellent but it definitely came at a price. Our server was attentive yet a little strange. The food is very good here just be ready to shell...More

Thank Ryan D
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Last night we enjoyed a wonderful dinner. The service, food and overall conditions were wonderful. Mary, our server was outstanding. She was well informed about every item on the menu.

1  Thank Squawbrook
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for dinner with old friends ... perfect ambiance, something for everyone menu and happy staff ... the test of good service comes when there is an “opps” ... early in our evening a glass water tumbled all over the table ... it all...More

1  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Terrible Cosmo only made better by the bartender's friendly response to my complaint. The shrimp cocktail that my husband and I both had, was tought and flavorless. My husband didn't want to finish his...said it was the worst he'd ever had. He enjoyed his porkchops...More

1  Thank 344cyn
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Surprised that our dinners were a little bland. Fish was good, but risotto and pasta were both lacking flavor. We were really impressed by this place in the past so maybe it was an off night. We haven’t lost faith yet.

Thank PJA09
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The food here is better than most local Italian restaurants. I have often gone here for Special Occasion dinners. Most dishes are really amazing, although some just don't feel like it's worth the money. My biggest complaint is the noise level. There is a definite...More

Thank angelar3192017
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This seems like a very popular place with a pleasant atmosphere and a noise level just a hair too high. But there is no refinement in the presentation. I had a chicken special with sauce covering 3/4 of the plate and mashed potatoes covering the...More

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-483-5426
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