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All 40 Niantic Restaurants

The Black Sheep

247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357
860 739-2041
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Ranked #17 of 40 Restaurants in Niantic
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped in for some appetizers, since we were too late for lunch and too early for dinner. We ordered mussels and vegetable dumplings. The mussels were ok, flavor wise, but these had to be the tiniest mussels ever! It's a good thing we weren't looking for a meal! The vegetable dumplings were excellent, but that seemed a bit incongruous... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love this place as it's just so comfortable. Decor was brought over from Ireland- there was an Irish bartender with the accent and all giving it a great authentic feel for this little town. Food is hit or miss, music on weekends and trivia during the week. Warm days/night sit outside n enjoy some adult beverages. Wide range of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a quaint restaurant with an authentic Irish pub flair, but the niceties end there. To say the service is slow would be a vast understatement, and the servers are very rude. We tried eating lunch there and waited for our food for over an hour. My father is diabetic and needed to eat something. The servers all ignored... More

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Didn't really fancy any of the food on the menu as I wasn't particularly hungry but I had a couple of pints of Angry Orchard which I love. Sat on the patio, enjoyed the warm sunshine and read my book !

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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89 reviews 89 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Had wings that tasted like they'd been cooked days before and reheated. Salmon was pungent smelling and salad wilted. Flat iron steak was ordered medium and the center was grey it also tasted off. Told waiter and he was very pleasant but the fact is this place puts out old food....Really?? Location is nice but I highly recommend you eat... More

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Sherburne, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Food was pretty good for the most part, we wondered why they served Angus beef instead of Irish Dexter Beef... Don't order the Shepards Pie - it is gross.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant/bar used to be a local pharmacy. The décor depicts this artfully. There is a wide variety of beers/liquors and the food and staff are wonderful

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Elmsford, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The staff is very welcoming, though not completely familiar with the drinks ( beer, liquor, etc.) they offer. The food offerings are ok, nothing special. The vegetable dumplings were very good, as were the wings with a variety of sauces. The New England clam chowder was thin, though it did have a good amount of clam pieces in it. The... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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117 reviews 117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We came to the cafe in lunch time on a Sunday. The service was slow, and when we did get out order, the chicken was too dry. Their tables outside had a nice view, but too close to the street. Coffee was not strong enough, per our taste,

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Winter Harbor, Maine
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This place is new since we moved out of town 10 years ago. Frankly, it's one of very few improvements to the town since we left! Drinks and food were both excellent and prices were reasonable. My family had dinner there and I went back for lunch the next day. If I still lived in town, I'd be a regular!

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Additional Information about The Black Sheep

Address: 247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357
Phone Number: 860 739-2041
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Irish

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