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Roma Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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179 Davis St, Oakville, CT 06779
+1 860-274-2558
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The escarole and beans were a great appetizer as were the zucchini flowers. Dinner was very good. We had the cod, the chicken Milano, eggplant and fettuccine Alfredo. Staff was courteous but the room was small. If noise makes a difference to you and it doesn't to everyone then bring earplugs. For us, it was enough to make us leave... More 

Thank Stephen A
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Recently went for my fiancées birthday dinner. His favorite meal is veal parmigiana. First time for him at Roma and it did not disappoint! I always enjoy the fresh and housemate cavatelli (yum). We called too last minute to get a reservation but we're lucky enough to get seats at the bar. The bartender took care of us. The food... More 

Thank tulane95
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Wow ,what a surprise! Family came up from Florida and wanted dinner at a good Italian restaurant. I have heard about Roma from a friend that raved about it and we gave it a try. The food and service was excellent. There was even a DJ in the next room playing some great music which we enjoyed. The prices were... More 

1 Thank ramjetR1
Lake Tahoe, CA
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Being from the west coast and an area that doesn't have a really good Italian restaurant I was excited to visit Roma due to rave reviews from family living in the area. I was not disappointed in my experience. We were warmly greeted by the owner upon arrival and seated promptly. The wine list was very good and I thought... More 

2 Thank r5family
Woodbury, Connecticut
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Roma for years and was sorry to hear that Dave sold it. It's always been my favorite restaurant. Went to lunch with my friend last week and I must say I was pleasantly surprised! The new owner quickly introduced himself and was very friendly. The food was excellent! The only complaint was although the bartender was'nt... More 

1 Thank joe a
new england
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good Italian food in a traditional "old school" setting, look no further! Be sure to have a reservation ( or hope you can get a seat at the bar). We sat at the bar and enjoyed the food, the wine, the service, atmosphere and other customers. Certainly not a fancy place ( jeans are fine)... More 

Thank loves2travelanywhere
Farmington, Connecticut
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Was introduced to Roma last year and have gone 3-4 times this year. About 40 minute ride for me - so this is a destination restaurant. Very authentic Italian - have loved everything I have had on the menu. Service is efficient - not particularly friendly. I love the cozy, tight, loud atmosphere - but be prepared for that. Impress... More 

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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were there once before and now I know why we haven't been since. The noise level is beyond comprehension! It was difficult to enjoy our meal for fear our ears would start to bleed at any minute. I come form an Italian family that is usually highly excitable around the dinner table, so I'm used to noisy meals. Roma's... More 

Thank Tonto6352
Waterbury, CT
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The food is delicious and the service is great. Old school Italian meets new school flair. Definitely make a reservation for dinner, you will need it on the weekends. The dining room is VERY tight. The tables are very close and it is quite dimly lit. Definitely an intimate, old school feel. Worth the trip!

Thank jamid215
watertown, ct
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

excellently cooked food, ample menu and great portions of food for the price. parking tight when busy and noisy during dinner hours only drawback but would definitly go again

Thank RONDWatertown_Ct

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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Davis St, Oakville, CT 06779
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Oakville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-274-2558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?