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La Tavola

702 1st Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
+1 203-755-2211
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“veal shank” (4 reviews)
“kale salad” (2 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
702 1st Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On February 15th, we had a weeknight dinner in a comfortable setting with a welcoming bartender. While sitting at the bar we had delicious appetizers, I recommend the shrimp toast and calamari. We ate an eggplant dish and the Paccherri. The eggplant was barely warm...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fourth time here and what an experience. Veal porterhouse with cherry pepper oil was one of the best meals I have had in some time and I travel and eat out for business a lot. Well done.

Thank matraino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good selection on the menu. waitress attentive. nice wine selection. parking can be an issue. over-all good lunch experience

Thank Kitty3961
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We first visited La Tavolo in Apri 2017 so we stopped today for dinne4 on the way home from PA. My sister and her husband were with my wife and I. We started with calamari for the table accompanied by a red sauce and tartar...More

Thank Sjs52
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We go probably about 2-3 times a year to this restaurant, always great food, fresh and menu always changing ever so slightly....good service also

Thank jamieleggett34
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant! We had lunch & the selections are plentiful & varied. Something for everyone. I opted for the shaved fennel & carrot salad with a lemon vinaigrette dressing. I added broiled salmon which was cooked perfectly. As an app, we split the...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Never had a bad meal. Seasonal menu and very interesting/creative dishes. Love the seared scallops with seasonal risotto!! Nice bar area and can have a quick lunch; Get the ceasar salad! Outdoor area is nice. Good service.

Thank chriszp11
Reviewed 18 October 2017

There for a small Family Reunion Dinner mid Oct. Authentic delicious food, BEAUTIFULLY furnished friendly place. Highly recommend this restaurant. Homemade pasta! Large portions! Melt in your mouth food!

Thank Kathi L
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The four of us stopped for lunch on the way to the finger lakes. Here's what we had. Two of us had the Pana Cotta, a serving of meat balls, one Bricco lobster and grilled cheese, a chopped salad and kale salad. The hit was...More

Thank Sjs52
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Set in the Italian section of a city past it's prime, this Restaurant is both a comfortable meeting place neighborhood lounge, and provider's of fine cuisine. Everything about every dinner here just feels right. the entrees, appetizers and sides- all fantastic and perfectly portioned. and...More

Thank Paul D
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13 August 2017|
Response from Neils57 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 1st Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-755-2211
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