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Rathskeller Restaurant Lounge & Cafe

88 Main Street South, Southbury, CT
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Ranked #9 of 44 Restaurants in Southbury
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Southbury, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Varied menu and food is well prepared and tasty. We usually eat at the bar but the booths are nice as well. They have a great selection on the menu of full meals and pub fare. I would highly recommend their salads, good sized portions and very fresh. Also, their soups are wonderful! Great place for lunch or dinner, casual... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Have been going here for a while and last visit was just that, last. Food is ok - Service is ok - But when you see bugs in the dining room you are warned it's not for me. Mentioned that large creepy crawlers to the Waitress and she said it was a small issue the owner would take care of... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stopped on way back from business trip. Was pleasantly surprised when seated and served a delicious, fair priced meal. Great service and food was delicious

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Oxford, Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My wife and I went for lunch there on Tuesday 10/21. I had the October fest lunch special ; Knockwurst, Bratwurst, potato pancake & apple sauce. It was very good and reasonably priced. There was a decent lunch crowd there for a Tuesday and the service was very good. If there was a ding it was the price of two... More 

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Saw an ad and came on a whim. The chili and butternut squash soup were fine but the main course was a disappointment. There was something gristly in the chicken in my wife's chicken salad and the shrimp and scallops in the stir fry tasted "processed". We may give it another chance as it is near our favorite Mexican place... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a local restaurant with mostly local patrons. The food is good. I had the dynamite shrimp which is spicy shrimp over a creamy rissoto. The shrimp were very good, but they could've been larger. The Rissoto was extremely good. Great bar atmosphere, pub type. A good place to gather if you're in town. I would not travel across... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I had dinner at the Rathskeller with a friend while in town on business. Service was excellent and friendly and food was very tasty. Great bar, and they know how to mix a cocktail! I would recommend it to friends.

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Connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I've had a few office lunches here in the past that have been pretty good. Came with my wife for a casual dinner and were not overly impressed. Pretty straight-forward... We both ordered french onion soup and a burger platter. The soup was okay... not sure if home-made or not, and definitely not memorable. The burgers were good, and cooked... More 

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Monroe
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

There were four of us for dinner. We sat in a booth and it was a little tight. For the most part everything was OK. The food was good. No bread with dinner. Maybe that was our waitress forgetting. At the end she said she was going to make new coffee and never brought it. I had to ask another... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Park in the back. We saw the sign off the street and unknowingly parked in the front, the restaurant is in the back. The food was abundant. Tasty. The atmosphere was small and quaint. Capacity is set at 85, so it is that small. Great staff. I mean, excellent fun and engaging staff! Served with personality and a smile! The... More 

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Address: 88 Main Street South, Southbury, CT
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southbury
Cuisine: American

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