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Brass City Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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812 Hamilton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06706-1901
+1 203-574-2489
11:00 - 22:00
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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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Danbury, Connecticut
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice restaurant and food was delicious. First time here and made reservations - glad we did as it seems to get busy! Portions are huge! You will be taking home leftovers for sure! Sangria was delicious and prices are reasonable. Friendly staff! Will definitely be returning in the future!

Thank Jessica C
Waterbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

You can bring your family and sit in the restaurant or go as a single or couple and sit in the bar area. Nice atmosphere and delicious lobster bisque. Apps and drinks can fill you up if you want something light. The dinners will fill the big eaters.

Thank mfczapor
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162 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

While in Waterbury for dinner a coworker chose Brass City Bistro for lunch. We were all quite Surprised at what a great place this was. Kind of small and maybe well known to the locals we were quite happy to have found it. The menu options are beyond what I expected and the food was very good. Lots of great... More 

Thank David G
Cheshire, Connecticut
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 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 9 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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91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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
1 review
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
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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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?