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Tambascio's Italian Grill

1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
+1 203-426-2715
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (18 reviews)
“linguine” (5 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I eat there half a dozen or more times a year. They have a good selection of just about anything one would want. We have never been disappointed.

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

good food reasonable prices comfortable setting try the veal piccata or seafood pacillipo there pizza is also top notch nice quiet little bar and dining room may need to make reservations on weekends great rewards program

Thank william1012017
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Been dining here for close to 10 years- dining in and take out - this place is a hidden gem - the food is consistently good - never disappointing . Reasonably priced , atmosphere dependant on what time you go - very loud and crowded...More

Thank mooncusser91
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Friends ordered the pepperoni pizza for pick up. Estimated wait time was spot on. If you cannot pick up, they use a delivery service and the wait is usually an hour versus 20 minutes or less for pick up. Pizza is a bit thick for...More

Thank Rosslyn H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Try the white broccoli. They use ricotta instead of mozz on their white pies for a real treat. Other favorites: white eggplant and garlic, spinach, rabe. Been over a dozen times without a single complaint. Haven't tried the restaurant but it sure does smell good....More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Italian cooking is excellent here...entree's come with a salad, house dressing - delicious. House bread is served with olives and garlic infused oil. Lots of choices, including daily appetizers. Mussel appetizer was excellent served in a light cream tomato based sauce with basil. The...More

Thank chiantiConnecticut
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A clean, well-lighted place with reliably excellent traditional Italian food, plus an ever-attentive owner who makes sure your every wish is met. Always enjoyable and delicious.

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, great service, pleasant atmosphere. John is always sure to thank you for coming. The bread is baked on site and is delicious. Enjoyed the bruschetta and the steak and shrimp Marsala.

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Am amazing place for a romantic dinner, friends, or family. Excellent ambience Great food and a lot of vegetarian friendly options. Pizza crust amazing and the salads very fresh In my opinion this place is better than national Italian chains. Besides you end up supporting...More

Thank jinesh_traveller
Reviewed 23 May 2017

In a restaurant serving good food in house is slightly easier than sending the same food experience home. Our first experience with this restaurant was take out and I have to say it was excellent! Our pasta was still al'Dente and nothing was chewy or...More

Thank Allison A
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Response from nwtwnfmly | Reviewed this property |
I knew it as George's before it was Tambascio's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-426-2715
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