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Della Fransesca

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35 Lake Avenue Ext, Danbury, CT
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:30 - 22:30
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great atmosphere, beautiful bar, professional wait staff and outstanding food! Della Francesca is the whole package for a superb dinning experience.

Thank CAB1458
Danbury, Connecticut
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoy going out for nice meal that is reasonbly priced. We frequently choose this restaurant over the myriad of others that are in very close proximity. Besides the food always tasting great, the wait staff is professional and courteous! They have a wonderful bar with a great selection of drinks.

Thank thekenCt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

After reading the good TA reviews my husband and I stopped in for a casual meal opting to eat in the bar area. The ambiance and staff were pleasant and professional. Our bartender, Alicia, was exceptionally attentive. The fig salad was generous and fresh. Unfortunately all went downhill once the entrees arrived. It is rare (meaning about once every 10... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had very high hopes based on TA reviews, but our meals were a disaster. We visited on Monday Dec 25 and ate at the bar. Staff and ambiance excellent. My wife's risotto tasted and looked like wallpaper paste, and my chicken must have died by drowning in balsamic vinegar sauce. Tasted even worse when it all came up again later.... More 

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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Excellent food. Outstanding service. Very nice ambience. The waitstaff is particularly wonderful. I usually order one of the fish specials which changes seasonally. It is always excellent. Their new location is very nice. This is a small, intimate restaurant and we come here for special occasions and special treats.

Thank Ellen D
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We'd not been to this restaurant when it was located on Lake Avenue, but the Mill Plain location is great. Very cozy with nice service and delicious Italian food.

Thank designerct
Northwood, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at the bar. Great conversations with the bartenders. Great people. Had the Vittello Jay, which was excellent. Flavored just right, and just the right portion. The tiramisu was as good as any I had in Italy. Highly recommend this place!

Thank Doug1553
Hong Kong, China
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

What a nice surprise that was. The restaurant is nicely decorated. The food was fantastic. The lobster raviolis were delicious. Our waiter explained the daily specials and have us some great recommendations. We went there twice in two weeks.

Thank Anastasia V
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely fabulous. If I could give more than 5 stars I would. The service alone is a 5 star rating! The food is phenomenal. I had the almond crusted lamb and....I'm salivating just writing this. Incredible. Owner is wonderful. Try the Sambuka even if you don't think you care for sambuka. The owner makes it himself and... More 

Thank Kelly S
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

First time to Danbury on business and wanted a good meal. Concierge recommended Della's and it was so good, took business associates there for a second visit. Veal Parmigiana was excellent. Second night I had the Halibut. Fabulous. Great wine and good service. What a nice highlight in Danbury. Was not expecting such a great restaurant. good atmosphere and popular... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Lake Avenue Ext, Danbury, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 12037912068

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