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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%
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“veal shank” (4 reviews)
“kale salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
702 1st Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to this location many times and always enjoyed the food. The chef is amazing. Great drinks. The bartenders are great too. The lunch is the best around and a great place for a date.

Thank AS_Carps
Reviewed 28 August 2016

La Tavola is an authentic, locally owned, Italian restaurant. They have both indoor and outside seating. I ate outdoors as the night was nice and it was interesting to see all the people come and go. The restaurant was very busy for a Wednesday evening,...More

Thank rr177
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

When ever you return a restaurant that blew you away the first time you are always skeptical about the second adventure. We were not disappointed with the quality of the good. It was awesome. The antipasti meats and cheese were perfect. My rigatoni was light...More

Thank robweb13
Reviewed 24 August 2016

You feel like family when you walk in the door. Had a great lunch at the bar and everyone made me feel welcome. Drinks were excellent to. Would highly reccomend

Thank mfczapor
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I will start off by saying the food and atmosphere were fine. But I was quite disappointed with the service. There were three of us and our order was simple--a kale salad, a cobb salad with dressing on the side and no onions, and soup...More

Thank W-Hartford_CT
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I met a client here (his choice) for lunch and was surprised to find La Tavola in the middle of a residential area of Waterbury. The building is nicely decorated and certainly adequately staffed for a lunchtime crowd. Seating can be at a table, booth...More

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Yes, it is off the beaten path (a bit). Tucked in a residential area of Waterbury you can find La Tavola. Food is the reason to go. It is excellent. Pricey? Yes. We have gone several times for special occasions. This is a dress up...More

Thank rebeccafromWaterbury
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I've been to Italy many times, and this was REAL ITALIAN, not the Americanized version of Italian food. Service was the best!! All around wonderful

Thank jdjmsk
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My husband and I tried this restaurant after seeing it highly rated in the Waterbury Observer. A little pricey since everything is a la carte, however the pasta dishes were so rich and filling, along with the warm bread and garlic butter- that we didn't...More

Thank thechaloopa
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Made reservations for a family celebration. My wife and I with our two children (ages 12 and 18) had a great dinner. I had the carbonara, my wife had a signature salad and my older child had a chicken dish. Can't remember what the younger...More

Thank JRod69
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13 August 2017|
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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