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About 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."

88 Ryder's Landing
Stratford, CT 06614
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Route 110

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(203) 375-9071

Website:
http://www.biagiososteria.com/

Catering:
Please inquire for details.

Parking Details:
Plenty of secure private parking is available.

Executive Chef:
Biagio C. Barone

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

Additional:
Chef's Table, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Biagio's Osteria Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (24)
Creative Cuisine (21)
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Fit for Foodies (20)
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Authentic (17)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Business Meals (16)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Casual (10)
Cozy (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Fun (3)
Seasonal (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Healthy (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Waterfront (1)
Organic (1)
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People Watching (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Everything went extremely well. Good service attention given.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

This place is a real gem. Italian food that is both traditional and unique at the same time. Excellently prepared all of Biagio's dishes are fantastic and extremely tasty. I have eaten in some of the best restaurants in NYC, CT. and around the world and I have to say this is one of the best restaurants I've been to that provides both a great meal and enough that you leave happy.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Delicious food, wonderful service and great ambience. We'll be back!

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Seasonal
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

The food was amazing and the presentation was exquisite as always.
A little pricey but worth every penny. Dessert was served to the 84 years young birthday boy with a sparkler candle and singing by the waiters. All in all an exceptional evening,

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

As always, gracious hosts, wonderful food, terrific service.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

I can stop ordering the Ossobucco every time I go. My wife had the dry aged bone in rib eye which was delicious!!!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Bravo Biagio! The meal was fantastic and my business colleagues were very impressed.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

I had a feeling of being rushed. While good service is always imperative, it should include standing back a bit and letting guests enjoy, however slowly, their meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Excellent food!

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Waited 40 minutes to be seated even with the reservation. 20 minutes later we spoke to a waiter to take our order. Room was over crowded, noisy and dark. Food was meh. Dropped off a anniversary gift for my wife earlier in the afternoon, they PROMISED that it would be at the table when we were seated... Well they lost the ring! They found it before the night was over thankfully. Not the romantic anniversary dinner I was hoping for.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Very noisy and staff pre-occupied with large party - felt like they were looking to turn tables over when we were out for relaxing dinner — we were in and out in an hour; felt more like a diner than the high end experience we expected— the great food and it’s presentation were as advertised
I will go back in the hopes that maybe we were just there on an off night -

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Would definitely go back. Excellent food and attentive wait staff. Little noisy in the area we were sitting. Would request the solarium.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We had a party of 7 for the meal, that could have been a problem, but we had a very good table with privacy, minimal noise, and had a wait staff that was on their A game. As usual the food and presentation was first rate. Their specials of the night are always recommended, I have never been disappointed. An overall very pleasant experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Another fantastic meal, service was top notch, from appetizer to dessert everything was delicious. Highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food is absolutely the best!!! I recommend Biagos to all my friends!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We were seated next to a large party with ill-behaved children. My 87-year old mother was having trouble hearing anything, so we asked to move. We were located 3 tables away—not ideal.

Our waiter seemed inexperienced but friendly.

An appetizer of fried calamari arrived after one diner had finished his salad. Seemed to me that someone had forgotten it as it was undercooked, soggy, and had no flavor. I barely touched it. First time I’ve ever been grossed out at Biagio’s.

The pasta entree was fine but after the loudness of the room and the terrible app, I wasn’t so hungry.

Very disappointing evening.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Lobster ravioli out of this world!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great food dish’s are all creative . Great flavor and presentation

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Very inventive, wonderfully prepared food. Very welcoming host and staff.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Always a great place for a great meal. I had the lamb and it awesome. The bread is great the kale salad unbelievable.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Absolutely LOVED this place!! Food was Excellent...very tasty. Nice atmosphere, with outside dining. Easy to get to, right off the Merritt Parkway. The staff is friendly and attentive without being overbearing. If you want a really good place to eat this is IT...and its not expensive! I HIGHLY recommend it !!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Unbelievably load - Table next to us with screaming kids - not what I expected at all

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

The basket of bread was warm and delightful. However, the calamari was soggy and we like them crisp. The rib-eye steak should be fatty for taste but not solid fat-- half of the fat could have been trimmed off. Canoli's were perfect-- lightly crisp shell with fresh filling.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Tried Biaggio to compare with Il Palio and Aribella for lunch. Service was ok. However my wine glass was sticky. Either the waiter hands were dirty or the glass was not clean. Either way the thrill is gone after that. Eggplant was good pasta underneath was way overcooked. Some lunch items were not available.
Cesar salad, had no zip, shrimp overly salty and I like salt. Overall lunch was ok but dissapointing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Brussel sprout salad was amazing followed by the lobster bisque with pastry puff. I always get the ossobucco with home made cavatellicant seem to get away from that. My wife had the home made pasta dish.

Tags: Hot Spot, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Excellent as always. Was a Busy Tuesday Night. Fresh home made pasta very authentic!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

My wife and I went on a Saturday night. The service was poor - I was handed a menu of specials with food on it along with grease stains. The manager was arguing with the wait staff and bus boys who argued with the bar staff. We had to wait a very long time for food to arrive.The salads were swimming in dressing and should have sent them back. The lobster souffle was watery without any lobster meat in it. The bronzino oreganata was luke warm and tasteless.
The restaurant was extremely noisy and we had trouble hearing each other.
Over all a very disappointing poor, expensive experience

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·Dined on September 28, 2017

One word review is all that is needed ... DELICIOUS

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Loved this restaurant - it's a gem! First time here, and it was a little out of the way, but entirely worth it.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Special Occasion, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fun
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Very creative menu - authentic Italian cuisine. Delicious, beautiful salads, several very good choices for main course. Desserts are scrumptious and presented beautifully. Had Joey's wine cooler/ pomegranate flavor that was cold, crisp and perfect for warm summer night. Excellent service!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Bar Seating, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Have been coming here for years and have noticed the past few times the service getting very slow. This last visit took a good 20 minutes after being seated to get a drink order in. Not sure if we will be returning.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Wonderful food and service. Even brought out a sparkling candle for my dessert.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

My husband and I have been here more times than I can count and usually I can count on it to be superlative. Not last night. Although the service was spot on, the food was less than stellar, which is unusual for this place. Granted, I haven't been there for a few months, but has it really declined? Let me explain. My husband ordered the lobster bisque en croute, which although it tasted great and was very creamy and rich, instead of lobster, it was artificial crab. Really? Do you actually believe New Englanders can't tell? The price of lobsters is not high right now. Couldn't you have a least made an effort? Secondly, we both ordered the evening's special, which was advertised as Branzino. For those who have never had it, Branzino is a firm, white, European sea-bass which has become very popular here in the states. What was served was definitely NOT Branzino, but could be compared more to an over-cooked, mushy filet of sole or even tilapia. It was so overcooked it was almost unrecognizable as fish and had completely turned to mush. Very disappointing. We each did enjoy a lovely $10 glass of wine each, but didn't stick around to have coffee or dessert. I would rather go home and ensure that it's edible. Sorry Biagio. Don't know who was cooking last night or who bought the food. If you're going to advertise something as lobster or Branzino, make sure you're selling the real deal not some phone imitation.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent food

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Very good food. Great presentation of dishes. Attentive polite service.
Will definitely return!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Phenomenal! The food came out just as described and tasted amazing. The service was fast and helpful! It's so hard to find a great Italian restaurant in Connecticut and we are so happy we found this gem!!!!!! We plan to come here every chance we get!

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Great!!!! Highly recommend!!! I am often in the area and looking for a good spot. The food was great and I loved ossobucco was the best I've ever had. I really like how they renovated the place. The owner was very nice and came over to my table.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Hot Spot
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Service was awesome. There every time we needed something. Food was outstanding.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Amazing food and service. Brought friends this time who were equally impressed. Have dined around CT quite a bit, and this is our new favorite! Fresh pasta, produce, made to order!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Afternoon Coffee, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Fun, Organic, Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Great food and service

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