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129 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-2812
+1 203-743-6804
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun 16:30 - 20:30
Tue - Fri 11:45 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Danbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We literally lick our plates clean every visit. Some favorites include the Chicken Cacciatore, sausage & pasta and sauteed spinach. The specials are always delicious as well. We've eaten there (and done take out) several times. We can't rave enough about the food and the service is first rate.

Thank Katrina O
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I went there for a quiet dinner. The menu was slightly more varied than the standard Italian restaurant. The staff were very attentive and made great recommendations. Flavor was great.

Thank silvsurf1
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This 4 course meal paired with 4 different wines was delicious and great value for $50 per person. The owner/chef came out after each course to talk to the guests and solicit feedback. Well worth a visit.

2 Thank Tom C
Milford, Connecticut
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small unpretentious place in the middle of nowhere. I actually thought my GPS was wrong and then suddenly it appeared out of nowhere. Service was fast and friendly. Prices were right and the food was OVER THE TOP! I had a seafood medley, one brother had a huge lamp chop and baby bro had chicken Scarpiello. ALL... More 

3 Thank Mike L
New Milford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A few weeks ago another couple, my husband & myself were here for an evening out. We had been told the service was not good but, we did not find that to be the case at all. The food is cooked to order so if you're looking for quick, quick food this is not the place for you. Rather, if... More 

3 Thank Ed S
Goldens Bridge, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but once in the door you are treated like royalty and the experience of Pappadella's outstanding food is a real treat. Don't miss the scheduled Sunday wine paring events that are a great opportunity to sample multiple menu offerings at a very reasonable price and always a fun time!

4 Thank Frequenttravellers39
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

My husband and I were staying in Danbury and after reading the reviews on tripadvisor, decided to have dinner at Pappadella's for dinner. Yes, as stated in the other reviews the restaurant is in need of some renovations! But once my dinner (Salmon with crab meat) was served, I no longer was looking at the horrible color on the walls.... More 

3 Thank Laurel524
New Fairfield, Ct
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The noise level here is quite high, but the food is delicious..wait staff is very attentive, and since they have been here for quite a while, to my mind that reflects on the quality of the management...from standard meals at an Italian restaurant, to specials, the quality of the meals is good...

Thank magnet1125
Danbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Love, Love this restaurant. The staff is so friendly and the service is great! We go as often as we can and the specials of the day are amazing. I recommend you try Pappadella's, you won't be disappointed.

3 Thank Vivian V
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I have eaten here about 3 times and every time the food has been great. Service is slow and last time we had a group it was extremely slow. We waited at least 30 minutes to order and everyone was getting mad. Food took forever to come out and the waiter was saying it is because it is cooked to... More 

Thank Mike06810

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Padanaram Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-743-6804

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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?