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Main Street Grille

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American, Bar, Contemporary
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252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357
+1 860-739-5300
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 22
    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
i was hungry

we stopped for lunch while riding to the coast, so we basically just stumbled upon it. I wish i had done some research before dining there but like i said i was hungry. The foos was ok it's just not great and i wouldnt go back because there wasnt anything special about it.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
jackie464
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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162 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Montville, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Spectacular deck and inside is lovely, freshest seafood, house salad was awesome, the RHODE ISLAND CLAM CHOWDER (in CONNECTICUT) is amazing (clear broth) you have to try it, along with the fine shrimp cocktail then one of many excellent entrees. Will be packed all summer and I will be one of the people packing it in :)

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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

we stopped for lunch while riding to the coast, so we basically just stumbled upon it. I wish i had done some research before dining there but like i said i was hungry. The foos was ok it's just not great and i wouldnt go back because there wasnt anything special about it.

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Wynantskill, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I had lobster mac and cheese which was very dry - took most of it home to doctor it up. My husband had the pulled barb. dinner - it was okay.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The service was fast and the food delicious! I ordered Filet Mignon and it was very flavorful. The drinks are good also. And the staff is very friendly.

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New Milford, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I will admit, the food was D E L I C I O U S. I highly recommend the Teddy Burger. My only concern was the service was a tad slow. As you can tell from my other reviews, I do not complain, however, we actually overheard another patron complaining to the staff that it took very long get their... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Pace of meal was exceedingly slow...too slow. The food was for the most part mediocre and served barely luke warm. We had a collection of appetizers the winner of the group was the stuffed Portobello mushroom. The loser was the "lobster bisque" that was unlike any I have had before not creamy but thick like a puree worst I have... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

After a hard winter and such a nice day my wife and I wanted dinner with a ocean view, which is exactly what we got, the bonus was the food it was awesome, price was good and the service we received from our waitress Erienne was excellent, I highly recommend this restaurant, we are already trying to figure out when... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The Mixed Salad and Caesar Salad were both great, the hot fresh bread straight out of the oven was terrific and a nice surprise. The Chicken Pot Pie was very good and a large portion. The beef stroganoff was excellent and also a large portion. The wait staff was very friendly and the prices very fair. This was a very... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Main Street grille was a local favorite, not anymore. New owner has hired inexperience staff, marginal food quality and it is no longer the establishment we have enjoyed for over 40 years. Would never recommend to anyone.

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CT
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Talk about welcoming. We were passing through and decided to stop in. The food was excellent and the staff amazing. We were given a local history lesson by our waitress (Deb?], welcomed back in the summer, and can't wait to retun. She knew the menu, made excellent recommendations, Try the Bloody Mary with shrimp. Can't wait to return. Thanks for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-5300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 24
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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