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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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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 27
    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
Food Was D E L I C I O U S !!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Chris C
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New Milford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Milford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 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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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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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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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The food here is good, but as a local we don't frequent this establishment often as it is quite overpriced and the wait for a table is long. I really enjoy the stonington sea scallops, very fresh and cooked well. I prefered the old Constantine's restaurant, with it's traditional menu and old wooden ship appeal.

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Winter Harbor, Maine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

When we lived in Niantic, we frequently ate at Constantine's where the Main Street Grille is now located. We were concerned that it might be a disappointment compared to meals of years past. Well no need to worry! It easily surpassed our memories! If we still lived there it would be our "go-to" place for a nice dinner.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

There were 7 of us having lunch on Sunday, on our way back from Mystic. This is our 3rd time here. The restaurant overlooks the water and they have a nice big parking lot. The prices are very reasonable and the food was very good. They have a nice Fisherman's platter and the salmon was moist and delicious. They have... More 

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ocean view VA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The absolute best beef stroganoff I have ever had...made with filet! Prime rib was awesome also. Great happy hour! Got to go if you are in the area

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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?