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J Timothy's Taverne

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143 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT 06062-2021
860-747-6813
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The wings are coming!

J Tim's (as the locals refer to it) is a British style tavern with good American food. The beer is good, and they do excellent steaks & chops. They are most famous, however, for their wings. A bucket of dirty wings (no sauce, seasoned) will satisfy 4-6 adults or 1-3 hungry teenagers. The steaks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
WellTraveled101
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Connecticut, USA
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English first
Connecticut
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Recent visit was wonderful! No waiting - even though it was Mother's Day. Only had a sandwich and a burger, but they were delicious. The French Dip is a good-sized portion, with a nice beef dip.(not salty as in other places) The fries were perfect - crispy and hot! The lamb burger was pleasant change of pace. It was prepared... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Celebrated anniversary with my wife. I ate the original buffalo "dirty" wings. I love buffalo wings and these were definitely some of the best that I have ever eaten. They are crispy and smothered in sauce. I don't care for just flaming hot, but I go for the right level of heat with good flavor. These wings hit the spot.... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
214 reviews 214 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This was a historical and fine dining restaurant now converted in a popular family and also beer and wings sort of place. It has very intersting varieties of beers and wings, of course!

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Connecticut, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

J Tim's (as the locals refer to it) is a British style tavern with good American food. The beer is good, and they do excellent steaks & chops. They are most famous, however, for their wings. A bucket of dirty wings (no sauce, seasoned) will satisfy 4-6 adults or 1-3 hungry teenagers. The steaks are good; sides are great. I... More 

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W. Hartford, CT
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191 reviews 191 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

six of us had lunch. Our soups were delicious. The draft beer selection was varied with many locals at a reasonable price. Our entrees were all top notch. My mussels in wine sauce were delicious. The ambience was nice and the service was excellent. The price was $50 per couple with one beer.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is a nice place with great service. It was quite busy but we were well taken care of. However, the scallops had the metallic aftertaste of spoiling. I survived though.

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New England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Food still good especially the French onion soup but their wonderful coffee has been changed to Folgers. We were very disappointed. Most amazing thing this restaurant is totally crowded on a Wednesday night. Had to walk from the auction lot far away in the rain.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Met up with friends after a hockey game and food was outstanding as I remembered it. I moved out of the area so going back was worth the trip. We did the wings regular and dirty wings. Give them both a try you will get your moneys worth. Enjoy!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The "dirty" wings are good, but maybe not to die for. Place was packed on a Monday night and it's a large place. Loved the ambiance! The flank steak was not impressive, just wasn't a great flavor and wasn't cooked great. But love this place.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have had a lot of wings in my day and "The Daily Meal" rated these wings the 2nd best in the USA. I have to disaggree whole-heartedly... These wings are second to none. If these wings were in Game of Thrones they'd be sitting on the iron throne right now. If Walter White had tryd these wings before cooking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 143 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT 06062-2021
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: 860-747-6813

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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