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Zia Cucina

€€ - €€€Italian
14 Cherry St, Waterbury, CT 06702-1617
+1 203-596-3632
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
9 Jun 2017
“Out of the way but very good ”
20 May 2016
“Great food, nice ambiance ”
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
14 Cherry St, Waterbury, CT 06702-1617
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Actually better than good. Went before theatre not expecting much The inside was very nice The pasta course was amazing The salads could serve 4 and we're dressed well. My chicken Parm was amazing and almost as good as my mothers. We will return!

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ziamia, Owner at Zia Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

We appreciate your business, and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This was our second time here. All apps and dinners were great. We each had a martini, and those we great as well. The only concerns are the prices, location, and it was Friday evening and no one else was there. I think the prices...More

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

very dirty has a clear posted 'no smoking' sign outside but all the staff smoke behind the counter and in kitchen WOULDNT reccomend!

Thank ymcmbxkilla
ziamia, Owner at Zia Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Got a 99 on Healh inspection in March. And no one smokes in kitchen. Sure u have the right restaurant?

Reviewed 7 March 2016

I've been here several times and always had excellent meals. They have a good, well priced wine list.

Thank 221mc2015
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Waterbury has some great Italian Restaurants, Roma's in Oakville, La Tavola on Highland Ave and the always great Diorio's downtown on Bank Street. But, I think this place may be my favorite, based just on the great food found at Zia Cucina. We had a...More

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 1 September 2015

One of our favorite places,,Always well prepared entrees and nice wine list. Service is always top notch.

Thank Raym318
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We paid $80 including tip for two dinners and 3 sodas.I had baked stuffed shrimp and my husband had chicken parmigiana. Both were excellent. For me, a few tweaks would make me a regular. Give me a small house salad or don't charge for a...More

Thank klscaz
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We were in CT for a wedding and this was recommended by one of our friends. We had a great time, the food was wonderful and the staff was such a pleasure! We were a large and noisy group and they were more than accommodating!...More

Thank arubamimi2015
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We have been going to restaurants owned by the Barsi family since they had Somewhere. We followed them to Barsi's in Woodbury and then Marianne's Place. When they returned to Waterbury with Roberto's we were there. Now it is Zia Cucina. We love it. Marianne...More

1  Thank irishauntie
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

I worked in the Waterbury area for several decades and always appreciated the diversity of fine Italian food here in the Brass city. Haven moved away I am back here on business looking for a new dining experience and found Zia Cucina here on Trip...More

1  Thank tomc24
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21 February 2016|
Response from ziamia | Property representative |
No sorry. We are not open on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Cherry St, Waterbury, CT 06702-1617
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-596-3632
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Home made pastas, steaks, seafood.
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