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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

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.0

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (21)
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Good for Birthdays (11)
Casual (11)
Cozy (9)
Notable Wine List (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Comfort Food (6)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 17 hours ago

Excellent food!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

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 6 days ago

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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·Dined on August 28, 2017

Good Food and Service
Had the seafood pasta excellent amount of food

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 (New England)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Lobster bisque soufflé was outstanding. We both had the lamb shank special over cavetelli- excellent! Been coming here for years - they never disappoint!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

My children gave my wife and I two $50 gift cards for our anniversary. We went to Biagio's to celebrate because we were never disappointed with their food, always excellent. When we were finished with our meal we gave the server our gift cards and a credit card. When he returned we were only allowed to use one gift card. The server said it was their policy to only accept one card at a time. The gift card did not state such a policy.

I asked my children if they were made a wear of this gift card policy when they purchased the gift cards and they were not. So just be fore warned when purchasing gift cards that assuming they are like cash and can be used anytime, that this is not the case at Biagio's. Disappointed!

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·Dined on August 24, 2017

We love this restaurant and the food is so delicious and when it comes out of the kitchen it is so beautifully presented. the servers are always making sure everything is to our liking.Can't wait to go back again!

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Afternoon Tea, Authentic, Business Meals, Seasonal, Casual, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food was amazing. I would highly recommend the veal ossobuco. Service was equally good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The starter of Burrata and tomatoes were excellent. The entrees of double cut pork chops and the beef ribs were very good. The wine selected by the staff was excellent. A place to go back to.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on August 14, 2017

We had lunch on their patio. Excellent food, good service, homemade pasta. What more could you ask?

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Service was super slow. Our table was shoehorned in between two others and the chairs were tightly packed so one could not easily exit without disturbing other guests. Calamari Fritti was undercooked not crispy. Ceasar Tower salad had a funky taste. Frutti de Mare dish had overcooked pasta. We were next to the noisy kitchen, so we could not hear ourselves talk. Service did not come back to our table often enough. The restaurant needs a makeover.

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·Dined on August 3, 2017

We were looking for a good restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. Two people recommended this restaurant. When I made the reservation on Open Table, it asked if this was for a special occasion. It was our wedding anniversary and I asked for a special table if possible. We had never been there before and were not familiar with the seating. We were sat in a dark room, table for four. The food was very good, very original. The prices were reasonable for the quality of the food. Service was very attentive. We were impressed by the number of people they had on to assist the waiters. But, no one talked. There was no atmosphere going on, no happiness, no excitement. Just quiet. It was like they were not allowed to speak. When we were leaving, we noticed there was seating available in sun-room and outside.
I would prefer to make a reservation over the phone from now on.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Very creative. A new level in dining compared to peers. Don't miss this place!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 28, 2017

We are frequent Biagio's visitors - very good food in a small intimate atmosphere. Wait Staff is very friendly!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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