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Brass City Bistro

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812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
+1 203-574-2489
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times and always great food. Onion soup is huge, thick and drowning in cheese. Steaks and roast beef are tender and sides are really good. Italian dishes are huge portions and I love the eggplant and chicken parm. Stuffed shrimp are also excellent. We all leave with doggy bags every time.

Thank redjeep14
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

It's mediocre Italian food. Nothing special. The service was "meh". The prices are expensive for the quality and service. I won't go back there.

Thank Lisa G
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

BCB will never disappoint you! I will admit, they are a bit pricy but the portions are large. Some of my favorite include; their sangrias, soups, brushetta and chicken franchaise. My husband loves their scallops also. All servers are super friendly and helpful. Popular place, you may need a reservation.

Thank gordon fan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Waterbury traffic, a quick check of lunch options and the Brass City Bistro popped up. Easy off and on Rt. 84, the food is fresh and delicious with generous portions for the price. Service was excellent too!

Thank Susan R
Waterbury, CT
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My husband and I stop at Brass City Bistro whenever we have the time for a quick drink and appetizer. Overall the restaurant is small, but we always find a seat at the bar (or outside on the patio, which is nice - but it's literally IN the parking lot on a busy street which some may not like). The... More 

Thank jamid215
Bethany, CT
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Received a gift certificate to this restaurant, and decided to use it for a family dinner. Called several days ahead of time to make a reservation. When we arrive, we are seated in the entryway, right next to the kitchen, with spare chairs and child seats behind us. Seriously??? The food was average, at best, the service iffy. The prices... More 

Thank Lisa G
North Haven, Connecticut
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is the second time in a month I have visited this restaurant. Both times we were waited on by the very friendly and efficient waitress named Amanda. This last visit we sat outside and enjoyed a great meal on a nice night. Definitely will be back.

Thank rich p
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255 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The location is right off I-84 The parking is plentiful and food is excellent! They have a great bar with high tops and booths or make a reservation for the dining room! On nice days the have a fun outdoor area. The service is good and food is excellent. The portions are huge, so have a salad, an app and... More 

Thank Shefra
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Met a friend for a quick martini and appetizer. We both had a blood orange martini's that were very refreshing. Although they were not made with blood orange liquor, they used blood orange vodka instead. We shared an appetizer, broccoli rabe salsiccia and fried calamari fritta. The broccoli rabe was cooked perfect, the sausage was a well made pork sausage... More 

Thank Diana F
Vienna, Austria
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I visit with Family once a year and the last evening is tradionally spent at Brass City!! And that for 5 years now!! Their lobster bisque is always " out of this world". There are usually five of us and always taste each others dishes--I haven't found anything mediocre yet!! I will always go back as Long as there are... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-574-2489

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