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Biagio's Osteria
Biagio's Osteria

Biagio's Osteria Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.biagiososteria.com
  • Phone: (203) 375-9071
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Biagio C. Barone
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Chef's Table, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please inquire for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Biagio's Osteria has an Exquisite dining venue with professional staff for your special occasion or private business event. A/V outlets and private wine room available as well. Have Chef Biagio create a special menu for your occasion.
  • Private Party Contact: Biagio Barone (877) 364-8370

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 110
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Plenty of secure private parking is available.
A word from Biagio's Osteria
Rustic Southern Italian kitchen with strong influence from Tuscany. All professional staff with over 30 years experience.
"It is most certainly a gourmet establishment with a menu from top to bottom that is exquisitely creative with tastes and flavors and choices that make selections so joyously difficult--and with a wine list to match food and pocketbook. Consider this the now best Italian restaurant in the state. Three cheers for Biagio the chef."

"Concealed jewel, but easily accessible off the parkway. Esteemed staff that goes about taking care of your every need, especially the maitre d'. Exceptional menu with meals that make you crave for more. The homemade pasta dishes are unequaled to any place in the state. This is an elite restaurant that I will entertain my family and my business clients at. Head chef will go above and beyond his means for satisfaction of customer."
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Biagio's is a wonderful restaurant, with incredible attention to detail. Presentation is outstanding, plenty of choices of types of food, and every dish is outstanding. It's always a pleasure to visit Biagio's."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "This may be a small restaurant hidden in a corner strip mall however it has a HUGE amount of flavors to offer in their foods. I used to go often when I lived in CT & now make sure I stop by at least once when I am back for a visit. Food & service are great!! Been around a long time!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We got a gift certificate from a friend, and finally got to use it. We were seated immediately and given water and some bread soon after. I had the spinach crepes and my wife had a fig salad (a special) followed by the stuffed salmon and mushroom ravioli. All was excellent!! Great service, great atmosphere and awesome food. We will be back."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Best meal I've had on two years. I even had leftovers."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I had heard many good things about this spot but never gave it a try. It dinwas a great surprise ! The service was very European & impeccable . The food was carefully prepared & presented. It was truly a taste of Italy. My only issue would be the tables for two were a bit cramped but everything else more than compensated. I look forward to returning soon!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "My husband and I tried Biagio's for the first time on a Friday night, our anniversary. The food was VERY good; warm bread with olive oil, balsamic, and grated cheese for dipping. Our waiter was kind and attentive. The Caesar salad came in a crispy, rolled tortilla, with a slice of prosciutto and tasty olives, very well presented. The sea bass was excellent! What I did not care for was our greeting. This was supposed to have been a special night. We arrived on time for our 7:30p reservation. Not only was our table not ready, the couple behind us, who had an 8p reservation were called ahead of us to be seated. When our table was finally ready, we were seated in the noisy, middle section of the restaurant. Not romantic."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "tables were very close together felt like I was sitting with two other couples. Next time I would ask for a table in the patio room. Food overall was outstanding, but did have to wait a while to get a second drink. Would deffinately go back but I would make sure I was sitting elsewhere in the restaurant."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This is the second time Ive been here, its a great place, great food prepared with care"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "The same thing because it's just so delish-the cheese plate appetizer featuring 3 fresh styles of mozzarella (burratta!) & the orrechette with sausage & broccoli rabe. This is preceded by complementary hummus & bruschetta spread with their delicious bread. The atmosphere is a little old school, but I'd still recommend Biagio for excellent Italian food."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We had lived in area for several years and moved last year. For some reason missed this as an opportunity for terrific dining when we lived in the area, surprising given my husband's love of a great meal. We decided to drive up to meet friends and found Biagio's on Open Table. What a great spot to meet friends. Right off the Merritt but even more gratifying was the food and service. We all had terrific meals, the home made pastas, shrimp and salmon were all prepared and presented well. Service attentive but not overbearing or pretentious. My Italian mother who was an incredible cook and restaurateur would have approved. We will return often now that we have found such a great rendezvous spot. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Quality of dining experience has been consistently good over several years. Food taste, preparation, portion size, presentation, menu choices, and table service are all better than average. Can get quite noisy here some evenings especially not nice in main dining area where tables are too close together. Would like a better (quality and variety) wine by-the-glass menu. Ownership cares about their customers. This place is worth seeking out. Don't miss desert."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Outstanding food, service and ambiance. Everyone is extremely helpful and friendly. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Outstanding dinner. We had 2 fantastic meals there this weekend. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had so much fun, great food, excellent service, and caring staff! Great choice! So glad we went and will be returning very soon!! Mom enjoyed it so much she ate the best she has in awhile!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Went here for lunch on Saturday. We were looking to do something light as we had Mother's Day dinner plans that night and Mother's Day Brunch plans on Sunday. The lunch menu at Biagio looked perfect, however when we arrived, only the dinner menu was offered. The waiter was miffed that we were not ordering wine and apps. The entrees took 50 minutes to come out, and when I inquired the response was "it just seems like a long time because nobody ordered appetizers". Once the food arrived, it was excellent. Maybe the best lobster ravioli I've ever had."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We made a reservation well in advance and ended up being placed at a table right next to a pole. It left us with no room to maneuver. The other table option was in between a door way. The waiter was attentive but he forgot to put in our appetizer order. The meal was delicious once it started to come out of the kitchen. We will go back but insist on a table that is appropriate. "
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "The food was excellent and it was reasonably priced."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "We've enjoyed Biagio's for years and go there often for special occasions. I hosted my daughter's wedding shower there and it was truly memorable and the service couldn't have been better. The food is always excellent and I am hard to please. I had incredibly favorable feedback on the wedding shower and would definitely choose this restaurant again without a second thought. I can get noisy at times, but the ambiance is still great."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Thanks to Opentable we stumbled onto this jewel of a restaurant. Honestly, it was one of the best meals I've had in Connecticut. Specatcular Belgian endive salad and veal shank that was out of this world. Packed with honest flavor and without the weird food gimmicks that some restaurants attempt. Great wine list with fair prices made the experience complete. Our waiter was fantastic as well... courteous, aware, unobtrusive, very helpful. I can't wait to return on a future trip to Connecticut. "
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "Great food and great sevice first time there bill be going back soon.A real sleeper"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Great Food, Professional service with long term staff. Always a pleasure to be greeted as a welcomed, return customer. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Well done with a reinvention from less recent visits where the food was also great. This was fun and great to taste. Two tapas for me were excellent."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Biagio's is a wonderful, relaxing place to unwind, sit back and enjoy a visit with friends or family. The atmosphere is peaceful and unhurried which is important to me as a diner. Careful attention was made for food preparation and modification for dietary needs which applied to two of our guests. A great treasure for a celebration!"
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • " This is our all-time favorite place to dine, especially for special occasions. The owner is outgoing and a true chef and the wait staff is friendly and proficient. My husband and I love the menu and are looking forward to our next time there. Thank you all...... MKB"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Biagio's offers classic Italian staples in a dim-lit romantic setting. The wait staff is efficient and friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant for a date night or dinner with friends. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "The food was simply outstanding. The service was excellent and the bartender Joe was the consummate employee."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "This was my first time to Biagio's and definitely not my last! We were greeted by a very warm and friendly waiter who seated us immediately. He took great care of us and was very personable. Our food came quickly and was great! They had no problem accommodating our requests to change sauces on the entrees we ordered and our dessert was amazing and accompanied by complimentary lemoncello. I will without a doubt return to this restaurant!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "The food was great, but the dessert was excellent. I recommend the choc souffle.Great dining experience. We will definitely be returning."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "They are over priced. Our waiter had trouble with spoken English, although he did bring the correct food choices. I doubt that unless someone with whom we are dining selects it that we will go there again."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We have dined at Biagio's several times and have consistantly been pleased with our experiences there. This is my "go to" place when I go out now."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Biagio's has a relaxed, homey atmosphere, but don't let that fool you; it serves great modern Italian food. Went twice for girls night out ( with two different groups), and both times the service was impeccable, and the food delicious .Appetizers were great , especially the spinach crepes. We are fish lovers, so we ordered either a shrimp dish, salmon, or the fish special of the day- all presented very beautifully, large portions, and everybody raved about the taste of the food. Save some space for dessert, the lemoncello custard is great.Will definitely go back."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Went to Biagio's Osteria for first time as a group of six to celebrate a birthday. Based on the attentive service and well prepared, delicious menu choices, all agreed that it was an excellent restaurant experience. Definitely one of the best in the area. Save room for dessert."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Great for date night or family gathering. Food is fresh, well prepared, an excellent selection from the menu."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Chose the restaurant for my husband's birthday. My daughter and her family lives down the street. I live in New York. Drove an hour. I was very pleasantly surprise for my first visit. My daughter recommended the restaurant because it was close to her home. None of us had ever eaten there. Food was delicious. Service was great. Ambiance very nice. a little pricey. But comparable to Westchester County"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Our waiter Vinny was attentive, offered suggestions, described items in detail when we asked. Helped make the experience very enjoyable."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "My wife and I used a gift certificate to dine out. We found the food and service to be outstanding. Vinnie our waiter was very attentive and professional. A great selection of Italian dishes to choose from and a wine list to match. Even though we tried out the restaurant with a gift certificate, we would certainly come back."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Excellent cheese plate (burrata!) with roasted peppers,sautéed mushrooms & olive oil, light fried calamari, & orrechette w/sausage & broccoli rabe that is second to none. I really want to dock a star because the bread was not fresh (definitely reheated) but since all the really important food was amazing I won't quibble. We closed the place down & were never rushed or made to feel we overstayed our welcome. One thing I found awkward is the lobby is nondescript, & it's not clear which door to enter as there doesn't seen to be an obvious hostess station. We were met by a man in the vestibule who hurriedly waved us into the restaurant & kept walking away from us before we'd hung our coats. Would def return for delish Italian meal!"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "This is my third or fourth time going to the restaurant. This time was not the best. As always the food is excellent. The problem was how it started. I made a 3:30 reservation through open table. The website says hours start at 4 on Sunday which i was not aware of until writing this review so not sure why I was able to make the reservation. My wife and I showed up and there were two baby showers going on so we had to walk through the party to try and find someone to help us. There was nobody around. Then we did see all the employees eating and after a few minutes they decided to help us. They were shcoked we had a reservation. They rushed and made up a table. No apology. Food was excellent"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "A valentine's day luncheon that my husband and I shared with our daughter and granddaughter. Everyone raved about their meal and the wine was excellent."
    Dined on 2/14/2014