Plate of Italian food at Roma Ristorante in Oakville, CT Roma Ristorante

Oakville Overview

Oakville is not a town in its own right – it’s actually a neighborhood section of Watertown and its most populated community. Oakville is home to almost 9,000 residents  within its three square miles, more than double the amount of people who live in the center village of Watertown. To its south, it is bordered by the City of Waterbury.

Oakville Eats

Fans of Italian food come to Oakville to enjoy the authentic pasta and specialty entrees from Roma Ristorante - named Best Italian in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine.

For a more casual but just as authentic Italian experience, Anthony’s Pizza offers top notch pies with the freshest tomato sauce and some of the best crust around.

Wing-lovers from all over flock to Ordinary Joe’s for what many believe are the best wings in Connecticut.

Basket of chicken wings from Ordinary Joe's in Oakville, CT Ordinary Joe's

Pins & Pints in Oakville

Down the main road in Oakville is The Old Pin Shop, a once lively industrial landmark. Today, it serves as a spot for small businesses to rent out space, and is home to a diverse selection of businesses— a bridal shop, a carpeting and flooring store, a comic book shop and more. 

Stop by Lasting Brass Brewery, located within The Old Pin Shop, for delicious craft beer in a rustic setting that is as rich in character as it is in local history.

Aerial view of The Old Pin Shop location in Oakville, Connecticut The Old Pin Shop
Pint of craft beer from Lasting Brass Brewery in Oakville, Connecticut Lasting Brass Brewery

Oakville Events

The Grand Oak Villa is a beautiful full-service venue that holds elegant weddings, proms and other events throughout the year. Theater-lovers and locals alike enjoy the intimate and charming venue where the Phoenix Stage Company performs throughout the year.

Table setting for wedding at The Grand Oak Villa in Oakville, CT The Grand Oak Villa

The Grand Oak Villa, Oakville.

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