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Main Street Grille

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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 42
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  • 59
    Very good
  • 31
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  • 22
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  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
High end dinning

I've only eaten here a couple times. The latest visit was last week. I was in the mood for a hot, juicy burger. The burger was huge, and cooked just as I asked. The fries were OK, but not the best I've ever had. The service was also OK, but I though a bit slow considering it was mid afternoon,... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Danna M
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Worcester, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The chicken I had was superb and the view of the ocean is awesome. The Acela train goes by ever 10-15 min or so and gives a rush, it's really cool actually.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I've only eaten here a couple times. The latest visit was last week. I was in the mood for a hot, juicy burger. The burger was huge, and cooked just as I asked. The fries were OK, but not the best I've ever had. The service was also OK, but I though a bit slow considering it was mid afternoon,... More 

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

5 couples go away each summer. This year we stayed in Niantic and had lunch at the Main Street Grill. The waitress was friendly, attentive, knowledgeable about the menu and made our visit superb. Our food was great and the beer selection wonderful. We will come here again when we are in the area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

When going to a restaurant you expect a clean environment around you and a somewhat decent staff. Before walking my 6 kids in the restaurant I walk in to see if they have available seating outside, so they say yes. I walk my family of 8 into the restaurant with my little kids and was told my the staff, "sorry... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Our original target had been Abbott's Lobsters in Noank but the pouring rain changed our plans. Then we were aiming at the very popular Black Sheep in Niantic but there was a 45-minute wait and the noise level around the entrance and the bar area was deafening. So we went across the street to the Main Street Grill, were seated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stopped here on a whim and waited only 20 minutes for a table on the deck looking the ocean....enjoyed our seafood entrees and the service was very good...def recommend if in the Niantic area

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Ordered Surf and Turf and the meat was tasteless and tough. We have visited this restaurant several times while on vacation and always enjoyed what we ordered. When we left we were told that the restaurant is under new management.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We were visiting family in CT and came here for dinner and back again for a take out of lunch. Setting is typical shore dining room. They have outside seating and view looked nice. Waitress was very pleasant and patient especially since my sister in law and her daughter are vegetarian and they asked many, many, many questions. We tried... More 

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Niantic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very good Lobster Roll! Also had the fried flounder dinner (with a dusting not batter). Excellent! Ample serving and allowed to have salad in place of 2 sides

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

They have a wonderful view of the ocean and the food was delicious. We are definitely going there again!

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Additional Information about Main Street Grille

Address: 252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357
Phone Number: +1 860-739-5300
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
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
Average Prices: USD $12 to $24
Cuisine: American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub

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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 to $24
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Large groups, Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?