Olive Tree Restaurant

1204 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-4555. Enjoy dining in a historic home situated on beautiful piece of land bordering the Pomperaug River in the heart of Woodbury. Our chef has prepared and served food that has kept our customers coming back for more than 35 years. Our elegant dining room surrounded by windows overlooking our stone patio is perfect for private parties as well as for a romantic dining experience. Patio dining in season. Lunch: Tues. – Sat. 11:30 -2:30, Dinner: Tues. – Thurs. 5 -9, Fri. & Sat. 5 – 10, & Sun. 4 – 8. Closed Mon.

San Marino Ristorante

111-23 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06702.

(203) 755-1148. A warm and friendly atmosphere awaits you at this popular Italian restaurant, where tradition never gets old! Offering delicious veal and chicken dishes, fresh seafood, home-style pastas, steaks, chops, Italian delicacies, delectable house-made desserts and much more! Full bar with extensive wine and martini selections. Seasonal Patio now available for your outdoor dining pleasure! Children's Menu. Open 7 days a week for Lunch and Dinner. Sun. 12-10. Mon.-Fri. 11:30-10, Sat. 11:30-11. Minutes to the Palace Theater!

Sweet Maria's

159 Manor Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06705.

(203) 755-3804. Since 1990, Sweet Maria's has been baking award-winning cakes and cookies from the finest and freshest ingredients. Our specialties include whipped cream cakes and over 25 flavors of cookies and biscotti. Store hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 8-2, Sun. 8-noon. Closed Mon. Explore our menu, cookbooks and baking classes at www.sweet-marias.com.

The Olive Oil Factory

197 Huntingdon Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708.

(475) 235-2350. The Olive Oil Factory is the source for gourmet Mediterranean specialties including infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars, extra virgin oils, gourmet olives, cheeses and much more. Tasting bars are open every day. Stop by for a sample! Open daily Mon.-Fri. 9 – 5, Sat. 10-4, or by special request or appt.

Vasi's

1700 Watertown Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708.

(203) 755-3936. Serving traditional Italian cuisine with a wide selection of wines and cocktails. Private Banquet Room for gatherings of 30 to 120 guests. Closed Mon. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Take-out, late night, and catering available.