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Brass City Bistro

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812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
+1 203-574-2489
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went there for lunch place was empty but could not find waitress had to keep looking for her, food was DELICIOUS. ...but $20 for 3, that's right 3 scallops?!? Cmon. Waitress was so obnoxious and rude we left no tip and she actually ran out screaming and swearing at us and (can't make this stuff up) flipped us off and... More 

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Thank Nancy W
Waterbury, Connecticut
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went there once with a party of 4 and it was good - I didn't even know the restaurant was there especially with all the road construction. Everyone in my party was pleased with their food.

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Thank crowkiller
Waterbury, Connecticut
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A little pricey but definitely a great meal. Had a scallops dish and it was cooked to perfection. Had a wonderful atmosphere. Small but classy. My girlfriend ordered a drink from the bar and said it was excellent. You get what you pay for.

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Thank Karen K
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

You'll always have enough for your meal and lunch the next day. The calamari and lobster bisque are my top two items from this menu. Dined in many times and I have to say not always the best service but we've returned. I think there are better Italian restaurants in Waterbury but it's a tough market. I still recommend this... More 

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Thank CNHMTH
Danbury, Connecticut
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Nice restaurant and food was delicious. First time here and made reservations - glad we did as it seems to get busy! Portions are huge! You will be taking home leftovers for sure! Sangria was delicious and prices are reasonable. Friendly staff! Will definitely be returning in the future!

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Thank Jessica C
Waterbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

You can bring your family and sit in the restaurant or go as a single or couple and sit in the bar area. Nice atmosphere and delicious lobster bisque. Apps and drinks can fill you up if you want something light. The dinners will fill the big eaters.

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Thank mfczapor
Hoover
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162 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

While in Waterbury for dinner a coworker chose Brass City Bistro for lunch. We were all quite Surprised at what a great place this was. Kind of small and maybe well known to the locals we were quite happy to have found it. The menu options are beyond what I expected and the food was very good. Lots of great... More 

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Thank David G
Cheshire, Connecticut
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Been here many times and always great food. Onion soup is huge, thick and drowning in cheese. Steaks and roast beef are tender and sides are really good. Italian dishes are huge portions and I love the eggplant and chicken parm. Stuffed shrimp are also excellent. We all leave with doggy bags every time.

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Thank redjeep14
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

It's mediocre Italian food. Nothing special. The service was "meh". The prices are expensive for the quality and service. I won't go back there.

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Thank Lisa G
Connecticut
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91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

BCB will never disappoint you! I will admit, they are a bit pricy but the portions are large. Some of my favorite include; their sangrias, soups, brushetta and chicken franchaise. My husband loves their scallops also. All servers are super friendly and helpful. Popular place, you may need a reservation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-574-2489

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?