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84 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-8900
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Ranked #4 of 112 Restaurants in Torrington
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Price range: $14 - $27
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: City Hall Avenue
Description: Backstage, located next to the Warner Theatre in downtown Torrington, serves casual American food from its full "all-day" menu, prepared fresh from scratch. Service begins daily at 11:30am, and the kitchen stays open late on performance evenings for after-theatre dining. Select from crisp salads and hot soups, creative Small Plates, Perfect Burgers of hand formed Angus patties on house-baked rolls, popular sandwiches, and Big Plate comfort favorites. House-made desserts are a specialty. The antique mahogany bar soars 14 feet above the trendy zinc counter, and presides over northwest Connecticut's largest offering of craft-brewed beers. 24 brands are available on tap, with the bottle selection at more than 70. The well-rounded wine list is popularly priced, with several wines offered by the glass. Customer service is a passion at Backstage. Servers and bartenders serve up our unique "Awesome Customer Service," and management is visibly present during all meals.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The burgers are HUGE! And delicious. Although at 12 bucks a bit pricey, but it was right across from my hotel so really convenient.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good location located next to the Warner Theater. Good place to eat before attending events at the Warner Theater. Food is decent.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I had a very good spiked thyme lemonade...but it was $10. My husband enjoyed a couple lagers. The buffalo wings were very good and we also had a lobster spring roll (I think that's what it was called?) Two tiny little bites came out. They were good but it was $14. I think our check for a minuscule amount food... More

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Goshen, Connecticut
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Staff and food are decent. Good menu selections. Large portions. Not much in wine choice. Cleanliness is ok, not spectacular

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Farmington, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I went to backstage after seeing a musical today. I was pleasantly surprised at how accommodating they were to my needs. The server was wonderful and attentive, we were seated right away as well. I had the Cobb salad with lobster and my daughter had cheeseburger that looked fantastic.

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We have eaten at the backstage a few times while going to see a play at the Warner. Their burgers are really good. Large fresh ground beef and cooked well. My wife had the fish and chips on one visit nd it was presented hot crisp batter and fresh. The mac and cheese is served up nice hot and just... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

a very nice looking bar, located right next to warner in the city center. drinks are good and staff friendly, manager definitely knows how to hire.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My out of town family & I dined on Monday night. Although I'm from the area it was my first time dining here. I was beyond surprised and excited with the menu selections! It took my party about 20 minutes to decide! Laura our server, was one the best servers we have ever had (we dine out a lot)! She... More

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Playa Del Carmen
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had the pleasure to dine at Backstage on 7-3-14 and the restaurant and bar area were completely packed. Everyone was having a great time. They have 40 beers on tap and all were U.S. brewed. My favorate was City Steam Naughty Nurse. My wife had a variety as she always does. The apps were delicious and service was very... More

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New Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Fantastic beer selection, better than I've seen in a long time. Food was fantastic - the maple fluff dip for the sweet potato fries was incredible, burger was juicy and flavorful. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

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