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48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Manchester, Connecticut
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

If you sit in the bar area when Joe and his wife are there it's dinner and a show.. Funny.. The food is good and they'll make some changes for you if needed. And the drinks are real drinks, not metered and watered down. The owner comes around to talk and see how things are. Nice. Happy hours are good... More 

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Portland, Maine
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very rustic atmosphere, A nice seafood menu along with tasty chicken and beef plates. Stopped here spur the moment and glad we did had the porkchops that were absolutely delicious everything is made to order so you wait a little longer but it's worth it.

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Dover, New Hampshire
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a group of us about 30 people that came for dinner! The staff was very welcoming and the food was amazing! I had the rib eye which was cooked perfectly and was huge! Make sure you ask for a doggy bag! Thanks for making our dinner very enjoyable and memorable!

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Love this place I'm never disappointed. Everything is top notch. Food is always fresh, hot and tastey. The servers can't be beat. Will be going back again and again.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I come to eat here a few times a year, sometimes with my family and sometimes with friends.The food is consistently good and they clearly take pride in their menu. . The service is usually attentive and efficient.Never had an occasion when my family left the restaurant dissatisfied with our meal or the service.

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Dunlap, Tennessee
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My wife and I really enjoyed dinner here last year on our visit and this year our two sons and grandson were able to join us. Owner Robert took a rare day off , but our waiter , Andrew, was top notch , offering superior service, knowledge of the menu and specials and did not rush us at all. The... More 

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Tasty large portions in a good family style resturant and bar. Waitress was very pleasant and accommodating. She contributed helpful recommendations. Food was prepared and served efficiently. Would definately return and recommend.

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Vernon Rockville, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Elmos has great food and a wonderful atmosphere. we enjoyed our visit and would recommend for anyone looking for great atmosphere and great seafood

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Manchester, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

we went with our 3 children. The lobster was fantastic, so was the clams and scallops. My family loves this restaurant. It is so welcoming. The staff is always attentive and kind.

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Somers, Connecticut
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59 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Dined here with a large group of friends, and everyone enjoyed their seafood meals. Service was great, although it was mid-week and not really busy, so we actually had two servers which was a nice touch. Food was freshly prepared and quite tasty. Decor is appropriately themed. I would definitely eat here again.

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Additional Information about Elmo's Dockside

Address: 48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
Phone Number: 860-646-3474
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Vernon Rockville
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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