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Rathskeller Restaurant Lounge & Cafe

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88 Main Street South, Southbury, CT
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great little bar/restaurant

Went here for a quick bite to eat with a whole bunch of family. We came in without a reservation there is 11 of us. And they found space for us and were very accommodating. Everyone seemed to enjoy their food and I found a bourbon that I really like. I would go again

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Ryan H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Went here for a quick bite to eat with a whole bunch of family. We came in without a reservation there is 11 of us. And they found space for us and were very accommodating. Everyone seemed to enjoy their food and I found a bourbon that I really like. I would go again

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34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Rathskeller has a cozy pub vibe with an active bar scene. I am going to pick up their Nachos platter to go tonight to bring to a friend's house as part of our Cinco de Mayo night. It occurred to me that I go there a couple of times a month, at least, to meet friends or my daughter. They... More 

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Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Traveling on business and wanted something close to our hotel. Came across this place and loved it. Interesting, yet simple menu. Good spirits, great food, great $$.

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We have had many great meals here at an affordable price and an excellent atmosphere. Would recommend this establishment to anyone.

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Southbury, Connecticut
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135 reviews 135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The place is small but not overcrowded. There are booths and a nice place to meet friends for dinner or a snack. The restaurant also has a lovely bar.

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Southbury, Connecticut
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

For years we didn't come to the Rathskeller. It's location is sort of tucked away, and the menu reads as somewhat pedestrian; however we've been going much more often lately, and it's actually quite special. The environment is pleasing, the staff is friendly, and the food is consistently good. The burgers are top-notch, but it's also the kind of place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Girlfriend and I went here one night. Absolutely loved it from the moment we walked in. Greeted and seated right away, small, quaint place perfect for a couple date night. I had the salmon burger and she ordered the veggie burger. Both dishes were delicious. We will return!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, this is the place to eat. Great gourmet food and costs comparable to other fine restaurants.

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Chicago, Illinois
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It was good night, we could find a place to eat, so we googled Rathskeller. We were a little nervous when we approached, but the seating and staff were great. The menu was good, and the red wine was fine. Food was execellent. I would eat here again and recommend it.

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant for a few years. Last night, I had dinner there. I like everything about it. The food is very good. The prices are reasonable. The salads are fresh and not served extremely cold, which is a pet peeve of mine. The bar area is usually very lively but not extremely loud. They have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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