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718 Highland Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-4134
+1 203-755-0261
11:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and my adult son took me out for a Birthday celebration. We went to D'Amelios expecting great Italian food...having lived in the area for a long time. The restaurant is your typical small town neighborhood restaurant. We all ordered different types of meals. Appetizers -smelts and marinara sauce were pretty good, the oysters florentino had way too much... More 

Thank Miish65
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

D'Amelio's did not meet expectations or their contractual catering agreement at my daughter and son-in-law's much anticipated twenty-fifth anniversary party. After a year of planning (we began calling it The Wedding), the hot and humid day arrived. Tents, tables, fresh hand-painted hydrangeas, fairie lights, tea lights, seating, full-service bar and bartender, signature bride and groom cocktails, DJ station, children's' activity... More 

Thank marybeth203
Waterbury, Connecticut
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212 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants for lunch, although I am sure dinner is good as well. They have outdoor and indoor seating and a large menu.

1 Thank rr177
Watertown, CT
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

My husband and I decided to try D'Amelios after having their catered food. You enter to a warm greeting, followed by excellent service. The giant meatball app was great! We both had pasta dishes which were seasoned beautifully, large portions, definite take home containers! The peach sangria was delicious. Definitely going back again.

1 Thank SKayWatertown
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Dined there years ago and decided to revisit. Made second seating reservations, specifically asking for a booth on the main level, but was seated upstairs next to the kitchen and restrooms. It was a busy Saturday night, so not a big deal. The server was young and inexperienced, not knowing much about the menu, but was pleasant and efficient taking... More 

1 Thank Jrsaxon
Waterbury, Connecticut
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130 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

D'Amelios is one of the heavy hitters in Waterbury as far as good dining goes. It offers traditional Italian dining and great service.

1 Thank Dan C
Waterbury, Connecticut
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42 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

"Let's go to D'Amelio's". That was my first choice when asked where I'd like to go for my birthday. And when my wife and I arrived I was happily surprised that she had invited my parents and my sister in law and friend Al. As we walked in, I received a warm welcome from the bartender, Chris Kane, who later... More 

1 Thank Townz
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78 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers a nice dining experience by offering two seatings. This means you are not rushed and your food is prepared to order. Nice variety of specials and classic Italian dishes.

1 Thank DocPT1
Bristol, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 6:30pm for a reservation at 6:30pm. Had to drive up and down the street to find a parking spot as there was no parking at the restaurant . Walked a short distance down a side street after parking the car. Walked into the restaurant and a few minutes later we were seated at a table right near the... More 

1 Thank Risaliz
Waterbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

The food is terrific, and the portions are enough to take home for another meal. The service is excellent, and the prices are quite reasonable.

1 Thank 221mc2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 Highland Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-4134
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-755-0261

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