We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Assaggio Restaurant

168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
+1 203-483-5426
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (13 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (103)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant atmosphere. Pasta served with an over abundance of sauce. (Veal and angel hair were literally swimming in sauce.) - Appetizers: Enjoyed the antipasto; however, the fried calamari was rubbery and lacked flavor. Although service was excellent, food was average,

Thank Skylark1265
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, pleasant wait staff, Assaggio is a restaurant that with a little bit of refining creativity could be very good. Everything from the cocktail and salad to the entree was good, but could be brought to the next level. The flavors are simply not...More

Thank CTTraveler17
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Typical CT Italian. Bland, heavy food. Nothing of note. They need to learn to pound their veal to tenderize it. The mozz was heavy, overpowering, and not fresh. Tomato sauce was average-no flavor and not light. Def not worth what they charge!

Thank HillyBushers
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by someone who used to live in Branford, and I love Italian food, so my significant other and I decided to try it for dinner one evening. The restaurant is small but very cute, with a greenhouse feel. The...More

1  Thank Allison E
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Delicious food, excellent service and a drink to keep you coming back for more! The Italian food is so delicious and I love that the place is small but not crowded.

1  Thank JoJoPalumbo
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wine,appetizers and main course were over the top delicious. Service was great an attentive an the decor was great. Never got to desserts but will try on our next visit. We were there celebrating our anniversary AN glad we picked a great restaurant

1  Thank edt9112017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have had dinner here several times. Great dishes each time and well worth the price. The have a decent wine list as well.

1  Thank M2989CGmarkc
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I recently booked a table at Assaggio for my fiancé's birthday dinner. Our party was 8 in total and we were given a great space in what seemed to be the center of the dining room. I made the reservation just a few days ahead...More

1  Thank PJA09
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is a busy and attractive restaurant perfect for dinner for two (or a larger group). The menu is interesting and quite diverse with some excellent daily specials. Nice range in the wine list. Lovely service with attentive staff and a very helpful front of...More

1  Thank Marie O
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A few hiccups along the way but generally good food and service. Had a reservation and seated promptly. Warm Italian bread and water arrived quickly. They did not have the wine I selected. Selected a second wine and was told it was from Sicily. It...More

1  Thank JACKTHETRAVELBUG
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Home Restaurant
184 reviews
.35 km away
Le Petit Cafe
144 reviews
.24 km away
Ashley's Ice Cream
76 reviews
.28 km away
Donovan's Reef
97 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rose Orchards
14 reviews
4.27 km away
Shore Line Trolley Museum
81 reviews
4.55 km away
Stony Creek Brewery
88 reviews
.71 km away
Thimble Island Cruise
63 reviews
3.76 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Assaggio Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-483-5426
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing