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Ballo Italian Restaurant

4.6
3078 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
BALLO Italian Restaurant promises an Italian experience with intense design combinations, exceptional service and a fresh, authentic menu of Italian favorites and new creations. BALLO at Mohegan Sun was inspired by San Galgano - a Gothic abbey built in the 12th century, located in Tuscany.

Once in BALLO guests can enjoy a large wine by-the-glass list, specialty BALLO cocktails and freshly prepared Italian fare from the kitchen while sitting in a cathedral-like room replete with Italian fixtures, fabrics and dramatic lighting. Move further into BALLO and visitors can sit at one of the largest carrera marble bars ever built or have dinner in. Arches, stone and bold materials will accent this exuberant dining experience. But the food at BALLO is the real celebration!

Weekends, Holidays, Concerts: Parties of 10 or more are required to choose one of our amazing set party menus. Kindly leave your baseball hats at home. Gentlemen must have sleeves on their shirts.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday 4pm - 11pm: Saturday 4pm - 12:00am

Lunch Saturday & Sunday 12pm - 4pm
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Phone number
(860) 862-1100
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Shaun Golan
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Catering
Weekends, Holidays, Concerts: Parties of 10 or more are required to choose one of our amazing set party menus.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Rt 2
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Parking details
Valet at the Indian Summer garage or self park in the Winter Garage.
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Special events & promotions
Sundays at Ballo Italian...50% off of any bottle of wine on our list thats priced at $100 or more. $26 Sunday sauce! Berkshire sausage, chicken & home made meatballs slow cooked in our house pomodoro & red wine. Available Sundays only. Wine Sunday offer not valid on major holidays.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 3078 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Have been here several times. Always a great time at the bar. In the future we will dine at the bar as well. Our server must have lost her personality that day.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

I made reservations online. There was a place for comments so I added that it was for an anniversary. Dinner was excellent and the server brought a dessert menu. We were full from dinner and didn't get dessert. A few minutes later the server brought out a box of cannolis on a plate with a candle and wished us Happy Anniversary. I already loved this restaurant and this sealed the deal. We didn't mention anything to the server. This was done just by the comment on the reservation. Very impressive!!!

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

The atmosphere was nice. I was disappointed with the food. I ordered the swordfish, it was thin and very overdone. My husband ordered the Chicken Parmesan which he enjoyed, but the sauce was not my favorite. The drinks were also a little pricey. The service was excellent. If you like ambiance then definitely go, but the food was just average.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Service was perfect. Food was absolutely delicious...from appetizers to dessert. Expensive but honestly worth the money. I will definitely dine there agsin next time we visit the casino.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Good food, good service, good prices. Nice restaurant right in the middle of the Casino.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

After seeing this on Phantom Gourmet, decided to try the restaurant. Definitely worth the drive.

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

I was very disappointed in the lack of flavor in the food I went based on the review of the chef that the company wrote up themselves the atmosphere was nice. Tractive but the food was Bland very Bland wasn't worth the money that I spent save your money and go elsewhere.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Six of us dined before the Frankie Vallie concert. Very busy night and our table was set and waiting for us. After checking in with the most attentive and friendly front end staff in the business we were escorted to our table in the back dining room (our favorite room in the House). Adam took our drink orders, told us the specials for the night and brought some of the best bread around. Our night started with the assagio plate of meats and cheeses along with sun dried tomatoes in evoo and stuffed peppers, always a great way to tip the night off. Next up were pork bellies served with an apples slaw drizzled with honey, most certainly a little corner of heaven. A new cheese and garlic bread served with a dipping sauce was next up followed by the big cheese. This was the first time our four quests have had the pleasure of this off the menu specialty and loved every bite of it (what’s not to like right?). Drinks were kept full and the conversation was great. Next up we’re our main courses. Two of us went with the shrimp and scallops served over veggies, a huge strip steak also served with veggies, shrimp and scallops served over glutton free pasta, shrimp and scallops scampi served over fresh made tagliatelle pasta. And last but certainly not least chicken parmigiana. Each dish was served piping hot and full of flavor. Also served with dinner were a couple of orders of the best Brussels sprouts you will ever put in your mouth, these are not you mommas sprouts that for sure. Our dinner was paced to the nines and the two hours we were there just flew by. Adam knew were we headed to the concert ( which was great) and suggested we stop back when it was done for coffee deserts and after dinner drinks which we decided was a great idea. We return and finished an epic night of dining with coffee, drinks, tarimasoo, a few types of gelato, chocolate cake with ice cream, two types of cannoli and the zapolli. Once again the bar has been raised to new heights, simply unreal.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

I loved the room we were in, the food and our exceptional waitress.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Our waiter, Wayne, was friendly and did a good job on recommendations. Service was good.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Six of us went to dinner before Frankie Vallee concert. Everyone’s dinner was delicious. Courteous staff.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

As always the food was good -- it's my favorite place to eat at Mohegun Sun

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Food was not as warm as expected. First time we had this problem.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

It was our anniversary. The food was outstanding and served by professional and friendly staff. And we were given a surprise: a box of outstanding cannolis with a flaming candle and wished a happy anniversary by the staff. Our favorite restaurant by far at Mohegan Sun.

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

priced too high for what you got. Was seated in the bar area not at a dining table in back and had a reservation. They told me the back dining which would of been quieter and not having people seated at bar scaring at you was what I expected and did not get. Prices are much too high.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food, friendly and very attentive waitstaff. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful service and food

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Always great to dine here. Food and service are very good.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

The service was great. The Veal chop parm was excellent. They butterflied a thick chop. The Manager came by to check on us.

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

Private dining room. Staff was very attentive - food runner was not good. Very confused over who ordered what.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Another very fine visit to one of our mainstay restaurants.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

I don't know what you guys cooked the skirt steak with but it was fabulous everything was very well

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Fabulous meal. Great service. Ask for the macaroni and cheese. It is not on the menu but is a true experience.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Ballo never disappoints, the appetizer pasta cooked in the cheese wheel is one of the best things I ever ate. The restaurant manager, her name escapes me, is wonderful and Carrie was our waitress and she was great. Ballo is definitely my go to place at Mohegan.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Hi, we went for my daughters birthday. I couldn't have been any better. First our waiter Adam was great, he helped use with some unbelievable ideas which were all as wonderful as he described. The food was perfect, the mac and cheese show was awesome. Dessert was great.
We will be back. Thank you for a wonderful night for my daughters birthday.

Mike

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Great food, nice atmosphere!

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Love the restaurant - requested a booth when I made the reservation for birthday but found out they couldn't accommodate=so was disappointed

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

As usual, we had a spectacular dinner at Ballo! Service was excellent- our server Christina is our favorite! The restaurant is excellent with our son’s food allergies and the manager always comes over to say hello each time we eat there. Always an exceptional dining experience!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The pasta made fresh daily is MAGNIFICENT! I opted for the cheese ravioli and pommodoro sauce. The sauce was delicious and the flavor of the ricotta and mascarpone cheese was amazing. My daughter had the shrimp scampi and was delighted by the freshness of the shrimp and pasta. The portion size was perfect. I also loved the fresh sour dough bread!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Had a great Easter dinner here with family. Each time we dine here we think that it can’t get better than our last experience. Funny thing is the entire staff here finds a way to reset the bar at an even higher level and tonight was no exception. Tonight our guy Adan was managing his butt off(great job Adam)! He left us in the caliber hand of Casey who had a great understanding of the regular and specials menu. We started with a bunch of appetizers (assaggi, pork bellies, bruschetta done Laura’s (the old way), and last but certainly not least the big cheese). Each of these starters were cooked and presented perfectly. The main courses were great, we had the lamb chop special, skirt steak and the Sunday sauce pasta. Each of the four main courses were better than the last. This kitchen puts out great meals not good meal great meals day in and day out. Deserts were a Chocolate fudge brownie with ice cream, zeppalla, and a new olive oil cake served with berries and cream. Once again the entire staff out did themselves and gave us a great holiday experience. Thanks for always out doing yourselves. Til next time.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Jodi are server was amazing as always. We had a lovely Easter dinner. One of our favorite restaurants.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

What a great experience. My friend had the special lamb chops on top of split pea risotto. I had the Sunday sauce, which has a large meatball,chicken thigh and Italian sausage, they cook this sauce for over eight hours. Over pasta. We had a platter of prosciutto,fig jam, Italian cheese and stuffed cherry peppers. The meals were great. The service was professional and friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Fantastic location for excellent food, great service, and a relaxing meal.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Everything was perfect from the moment we walked in, the staff was friendly, great attentive waitress, the shrimp scampi was the best I ever had along with the Ballo Limonata drink. The chicken Frances was also delicious...everything was cooked fresh and hot. The restaurant is absolutely gorgeous....we will be back!!!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The food was delicious and our server, Michael, was very attentive. I would eat here again.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Excellent restaurant for Italian food. They have an excellent menu and the pricing is very good. We were at Mohegan Sun to celebrate our anniversary and ate here for our dinner and we were very pleased. Great food and great service!!!!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Food was cooked to our liking along with knowledgable service personnel.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Delicious food. Great service. Delightful evening We were going to a show and they gave us a quiet table in the back . Lovely evening

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Wonderful date night

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

this is the best restaurant at the casino. Always great service and excellent food.

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