Sep 30, 2014 11:45 AM
Affordable family friendly dining at CC Tomatoes in Concord
New Hampshire Restaurant Reviews
Thinking back to our first visit I have to laugh. I ordered the dish rigatoni abruzzi and as the waiter approached the table with our meals he yelled out at the top of his lungs "Rrrriiiiiiggggattttonniiiii Abbbbbbrruuuuuzzzzzziiiii" much to our surprise. While I was amused by his enthusiasm, my wife looked at if she was about to crawl under the table. However, we both agreed that we liked the food. Since that time, we've become regulars and enjoy their affordable Italian food in a relaxed environment. Given that I hadn't done a review yet I figured that it was about time.
Owner, Doug Dow, seems to be more of a back of the house type of person who has focused the restaurant on what he does best, food. In addition to delicious brick oven pizza and calzones, you will find all of your Italian favorites from spaghetti & meatballs, to chicken Marsala and shrimp scampi. If you are in the mood for something other than Italian he has plenty of other options for you to choose from. One of my favorites is the tuscan grilled steak tips served with roasted rosemary potatoes. All of the meals come with their delicious homemade rolls (made from the pizza dough) and soup or salad.
On this particular evening, we opted to start with a cup of the cream of chicken soup which was full of chicken and vegetables and had a nice thick broth.
My entree selection was the CC Limone: