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The Italian Connection

€€ - €€€Italian
2725 Taylor St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-4620
+1 260-432-9702
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
“chef alex” (3 reviews)
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2725 Taylor St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-4620
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

You have to overlook the location and exterior of this restaurant to enjoy the eclectic interior decorations and atmosphere of this little gem. The lasagna was wonderful, the crab appetizer had delicious crab flavor and the cannoli was amazing. The waitresses really take care of...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Very small restaurant, but really good food. In house made pasta. We had reservation and got right in, but noticed several people being turned away without one. Quite inexpensive. Definitely recommend and we will return.

Reviewed 2 January 2018

The food was excellent. I had the chicken manicotti, They got a really nice texture and very delicate breading or light frying on the chicken. The pasta is sturdy and smooth and the red sauce was tasted great. I really enjoy a red sauce when...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The truth is that I have only been here once, and I'm not sure if the reason that I didn't care for it was because it was TOO authentic. I'm used to sweet savory Italian sauce, and this was not that. Maybe my my taste...More

Thank RobWarnell
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is my favorite Italian Restaurant of all time. I live in Chicago and there is not an Italian restaurant that measures up to The Italian Connection. The ambiance is fun & cozy. The owner and his family are special people and this is truly...More

1  Thank Scottwood333
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Wonderful pasta..I had veal scallapoini..fabulis...,y wife had spaghetti and meatalls...yummy and the gelato...absolutely delicious!!!

1  Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I used to think that this quirkily little place was a real gem. Sadly, in my latest visit, I was disappointed. Portions were small, the sauce were watery, and service was lack-luster. Hopefully I just hit them on an off night, because I used to...More

Thank GR260
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

As a chef and culinary connoisseur I've traveled the world and have experienced most types of cuisine on a truly authentic level. Since returning from Italy I have had a hard time finding a place that shares the passion for true Italian cuisine that you...More

2  Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Alex came to our table which was lovely. The waitress Jenny was just as wonderful. Alex's singing reminded me of days gone by. It's small, inimate and the dancing and audience karaoke was fun over expresso and dessert. We are...More

Thank Deb E
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Very good food and service. I love the atmosphere and Chef Alex came out and talked to us and made us feel like we were guests in his home. Very sweet.

Thank jennie h
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Howard E
12 September 2016|
Response from Alan A | Reviewed this property |
No dress code.
Howard E
12 September 2016|
Response from Alan A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, and you are better off getting one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2725 Taylor St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-4620
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-432-9702
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