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First & Last Tavern

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220 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3439
(860) 347-2220
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10:45 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Mon - Fri 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Oh Dear, My Manhattan...Really?

Visited the 'tavern' once. I sat in the bar lounge area. It was an extremely busy night. My drink order was taken 10 minutes later. Apparently my waiter was working more than just this area. I also ordered an individual pizza margherita. The 'Manhattan' arrived.It came to me looking like a PINK... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Elise L
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New Haven, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Visited the 'tavern' once. I sat in the bar lounge area. It was an extremely busy night. My drink order was taken 10 minutes later. Apparently my waiter was working more than just this area. I also ordered an individual pizza margherita. The 'Manhattan' arrived.It came to me looking like a PINK lady. I inquired of the waiter if this... More 

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East Hampton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We usually order take out. But, it was a lovely summer day and we decided to sit outdoors. On hot days we leave the car running and the a/c on for our dog and we were happy to get a parking spot right in front. We were seated outdoors and the waitress told us that we were welcome to have... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food is good not great but decent pizza and supporting items . I often get the broccoli rabe. It is in a nice building where the police department is also located. They have outdoor seating on a wide sidewalk. The service has alway been good: polite and fast. We don't go that often but it does a good job... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I recently visited here with a friend. The decor is wonderful. I ordered the eggplant marinara appetizer and the prosciutto asparagus salad as my entrees. The salad was very good - a wonderful mix of flavors. Unfortunately, I was disappointed with the eggplant marinara. The slices of eggplant were not the texture that I like my eggplant to be -... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Been going to First and Last for years and they never disappoint. Food is always fresh and delicious, try their pizzas closet to New Haven pie you can find in Middletown. Place gets busy during prime hours and is very popular with family's and couples so be prepared for a wait on the weekends. Their house bread is awesome make... More 

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great place for lunch..I had the Chicken Parmesan sandwich and it was great-I especially loved the sauce! My friend had a salad and was equally impressed.Great service..

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West Suffield, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This restaurant is aptly named - it was our first visit to it, and it will be our last. Four family members ate at this woeful restaurant. After telling the waitress that we needed more time to select our choices, we didn't see her again until a member of our party went to the front desk to inquire about her... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

we stopped in last evening on our way to a concert for a light dinner. We were seated promptly, a basket of bread was thrown in front of us and we were told our server would be coming momentarily. After about 10 minutes (by the timepiece) she showed up to take our drink order. When she arrived we kind of... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Wonderful service - huge portions and they managed to cope with over 30 of us. The food was delicious, very reasonably priced and a real fun vibe to the place.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The hostess and servers were very friendly and knowledgeable about what were the featured dishes for the day. Our server John was great and was quite helpful in guiding our menu selections for the evening. He graciously went back to the kitchen to check on the availability of several dishes due to the difficulty in the restaurant receiving certain supplies... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: (860) 347-2220

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?