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Assaggio Restaurant

168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
+1 203-483-5426
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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168 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405-3825
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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

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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