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Tambascio's Italian Grill

) #9 of 41 Restaurants in Newtown $$ - $$$, Italian, American
1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
+1 203-426-2715
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“linguine” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for our 25th wedding anniversary dinner. My wife and I had a great meal. We met John the owner and had a nice conversation. Saw Derik Jeter's photo on the his wall which was pretty cool. We enjoyed our meals and we'd definitely...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

have been there several times good food ,ok service the linguine with garlic and olio is spot on as a side

Thank Victoria E
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The food never disappoints. The pizzas are the best in the area. They also have excellent Italian Veal and Chicken dishes.

Thank James L
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on the way home. Ordered a simple specialty pizza (not on Web menu) but it had bacon, which I substituted with grilled chix. AMAZING....and, the chef went out if his way to give me some chopped fresh basil!! Fantastic! Ate 2/3 on ride...More

Thank CTFoodeez
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Easy parking Friendly staff Delicious food Prices reasonable One of my favorite restaurants in the Newtown\Bethel area I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank mtravel27
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband and I ate here on a Sunday night and found it quite a delightful place to eat. We chose the linguine with white clam sauce and seafood fra diavlo both of which were huge portions, delicious, and full of seafood. We had no...More

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

we went with three couples who eat there regularly. they raved about the pasta - we thought it was cardboard. they raved about the sauce - too sweet but that is a personal preference. the service was poor. we will not go back

Thank allen k
Reviewed 8 October 2016

SO disappointed with this place! I had come here on a visit in May and a friend who lives in the area brought me here. Maybe we were just lucky that night, but it wasn't a bad meal and the service was fairly good. This...More

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the third time I have been here and the best yet. I was driving by for some time and then someone recommended this place to me what do you know, I'm hooked. Every time we go here it seems to be a little...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The way a great place consistently good food good service does not disappoint. Full bar, full menu, specialty menu items. Convenient location on Route 302 in Newtown, Connecticut.

Thank TwoTerriers2010
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Ron F
I'm just curious to know what this restaurant was called back in the 1970's. My dad and I used to come all the way from Stratford to this establishment for pizza (Dodgingtown Pizza?) and it was superb. I'm sure Tambascio's is just as good. Thanks!
21 July 2015|
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Response from nwtwnfmly | Reviewed this property |
I knew it as George's before it was Tambascio's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-426-2715
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