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Tambascio's Italian Grill

1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
+1 203-426-2715
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (18 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“linguine” (5 reviews)
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
1 Dodgingtown Rd, Newtown, CT 06470-1801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went there for dinner last night. The food selection was good as was the service. The portions were large. There were enough leftovers for us to have another dinner tonight. Everything about the dinner was on the plus side.

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Italian food was good so stick with that. I had salmon and it was a bit dry. Salads were drenched with dressing so if you don’t like a lot of dressing in your salad, ask for it on the side. Wait staff was attentive with...More

Thank Patricia A
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

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 6 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 27 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 5 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 21 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 19 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
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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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