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Black Rock Tavern & Restaurant

78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
860-283-4447
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Ranked #4 of 28 Restaurants in Thomaston
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Newtown, Connecticut
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112 reviews 112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

we recently stopped here for lunch. I tried the burger which was just OK on a not very good roll. The best part were the onion rings that were an add on order. My spouse had the pulled pork sandwich and said it was pretty good. Bottom line, if found ourselves in Thomaston again we would probably return. Would we... More

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I have been to Black Rock Tavern several times and have always had an overall positive opinion of it. Its a small restaurant in a old New England town that grew up around the, long since gone, Seth Thomas Clock Factory. In the past, I have had several good meals. However, tonight I really feel compelled to offer my opinion.... More

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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92 reviews 92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've been here many times with some other guys. Food can be very good or just average. Prices are okay. Something like a hamburger is overpriced but the other meals are generally in line with what you would expect from a cloth napkin restaurant. We always enjoy this to serving staff here. Typically plenty of on street parking

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Bristol CT
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162 reviews 162 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This restaurant is a surprise. Located on the Main Street in the center of town, the restaurant is easy to miss. But once inside everything changes. They have a great menu and the food is great. Service is excellent and the staff is friendly and attentive. The meals are nicely prepared and presented. The bar is closed off from the... More

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Meriden, CT
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

My 84 mother was born in Thomaston, so my husband, sister and I were taking her on a "nostalgia" tour of the town. I looked up the Black Rock Tavern on the internet and it sounded promising. We were very pleased. The food was excellent and the portions were big. I got the baked potato skins with pulled pork. Yummy!... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was attending a play at the Thomaston Opera House with a friend and we ate here before the show based on recommendations. The menu is expansive and we really enjoyed everything we had! The atmosphere is great and makes you feel like you are eating in a home. All of the portions are large so there are plenty of... More

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Southbury, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Several friends decided to go to the Black Rock Tavern in Thomaston. It had been recommended to us and the on-line menu offered something for everyone. The food was very good and we were all very happy with our choices which included French onion soup, quesadillas, short ribs and excellent scallop specials. The service was excellent and although the Tavern... More

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Food is always perfect. Salad dressing is home made. Steak on a rock is very cool, but if you want to dig right in they make it great as well. I've never had a bad thing here. Nachos, fried Mozz, calamari - to die for! Highly recommended

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Philadelphia, PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Have gone every few months, this tavern is our "go to place" when we have the time & money for a night out. Very nice service, excellent food, menu changes often, and it's great for family celebrations with our daughters when home from college.

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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80 reviews 80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Met some former colleagues there for lunch. Pretty typical pub/tavern menu. Onion soup was a good as any I have had. Salad dressings appeared to be house made( as I am allergic to most bitters dressings). Nice atmosphere in dining room,also has an attached bar. Quiet on a Sunday mid day don't know about evenings

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Address: 78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
Phone Number: 860-283-4447
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Thomaston
Cuisine: American

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