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Zia Cucina

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14 Cherry St, Waterbury, CT 06702-1617
+1 203-596-3632
10:00 - 21:00
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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174 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This was our second time here. All apps and dinners were great. We each had a martini, and those we great as well. The only concerns are the prices, location, and it was Friday evening and no one else was there. I think the prices may be a bit much for Waterbury, and the location is on Cherry St. I... More 

Thank Dave S
Naugatuck, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

very dirty has a clear posted 'no smoking' sign outside but all the staff smoke behind the counter and in kitchen WOULDNT reccomend!

Thank ymcmbxkilla
ziamia, Owner at Zia Cucina, responded to this review

Got a 99 on Healh inspection in March. And no one smokes in kitchen. Sure u have the right restaurant? More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I've been here several times and always had excellent meals. They have a good, well priced wine list.

Thank 221mc2015
Woodbury, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Waterbury has some great Italian Restaurants, Roma's in Oakville, La Tavola on Highland Ave and the always great Diorio's downtown on Bank Street. But, I think this place may be my favorite, based just on the great food found at Zia Cucina. We had a group of twelve folks, having dinner after a Palace Theater performance, Zia's is just two... More 

Thank James K
Prospect, Connecticut
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

One of our favorite places,,Always well prepared entrees and nice wine list. Service is always top notch.

Thank Raym318
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301 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We paid $80 including tip for two dinners and 3 sodas.I had baked stuffed shrimp and my husband had chicken parmigiana. Both were excellent. For me, a few tweaks would make me a regular. Give me a small house salad or don't charge for a refill on a soda.

Thank klscaz
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We were in CT for a wedding and this was recommended by one of our friends. We had a great time, the food was wonderful and the staff was such a pleasure! We were a large and noisy group and they were more than accommodating! Warm and cozy by the fireplace!

Thank arubamimi2015
Naugatuck, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We have been going to restaurants owned by the Barsi family since they had Somewhere. We followed them to Barsi's in Woodbury and then Marianne's Place. When they returned to Waterbury with Roberto's we were there. Now it is Zia Cucina. We love it. Marianne is absolutely the best chef in Waterbury. She knows how to prepare food. Many of... More 

1 Thank irishauntie
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

I worked in the Waterbury area for several decades and always appreciated the diversity of fine Italian food here in the Brass city. Haven moved away I am back here on business looking for a new dining experience and found Zia Cucina here on Trip Advisor. This place is tucked off the street less than a block north of the... More 

1 Thank tomc24
Litchfield, Connecticut
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

There are many, many fine Italian restaurants in CT, including New Haven's Wooster Square area and those on Highland Avenue in Waterbury, but none in my experience compares to the superb food and romantic atmosphere of Zia Cucina in Waterbury. The menu is filled with selections made from the very finest and freshest ingredients. Start with a terrific appetizer (Fried... More 

3 Thank EJMCT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Cherry St, Waterbury, CT 06702-1617
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-596-3632
Home made pastas, steaks, seafood.

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