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J Timothy's Taverne

143 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT 06062-2021
860-747-6813
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Ranked #4 of 65 restaurants in Plainville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Plainville, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great food with a awesome atmosphere with a historic feel. Tavern is great a great place to stop and grab a bit and a pint. Staff is very friendly.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The restaurant is very rustic and cozy. We will absolutely go back for the wings! The honey bbq "dirty style" were delicious very meaty and well cooked! Great place for a casual night out

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Chapel Hill, NC
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Love the historical story and building, but we were disappointed with the food. The clam chowder was luck warm as well as the pasta. The beet salad was huge but really cold. Recommended as a good farm to table or fork option. I have been to better and probably would not return on my next trip. Perhaps you might try... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Absolutely the best wings I've ever had. The "dirt" wings are a must try for anyone visiting the Hartford area. Paired by recommendation with a Ten Penny draft beer, these are much better than the "2nd best" label they publish. Awesome atmosphere and history for this tavern as well. My wife and I highly recommend a visit.

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98 reviews 98 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is one if my favorite restaurants and I was looking forward to an authentic Irish meal on this St Paddy's Day weekend. I was tasting the corned beef and cabbage all the way here. It is a Saturday night and we had to park in another lot because this place is jumping. After an hour wait we were seated... More

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hartford, ct
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Teriyaki wings are absolutely amazing and the staff is so nice. The foos always comes out quickly.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Maybe it's just me being a shepherd's pie snob, but I'd like to think I can spot a generally good one too. I went with ny boyfriend a few nights ago and after the glowing review he'd given it, I thought we were in for the meal and beer of a lifetime. Sadly, this was not to be. He ordered... More

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Bristol, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

we use to love J Timothy's pub atmosphere and food. not any more, on our last visit, it was down hill from the hostess to the waitress, to the food itself. no one was friendly or seemed they wanted to be there. the main dining room smelled of urine and looked as if it hasnt been cleaned forever, the tables... More

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Manchester, Connecticut, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

j timothys is absolutely amazing. especially the dirt style hot wings are very good, i will recommend this place.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We finally got in to eat. This place is always busy so we tried an early Sunday night at 600. It was still busy but only a 15 minute wait. We did ask our waitress what day was the least busy and she said everyday was busy but the holiday season is really busy and to come by five so... More

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