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48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
+1 860-646-3474
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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So the overall decour was very well themed to a dockside. The service was great with no issues. The food was a little pricey but the blackened salmon was one of the best I've ever had. Overall a great meal at a place I expected to be old fashioned

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Chrismcauliffe
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Vernon ct
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Vernon ct
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

So the overall decour was very well themed to a dockside. The service was great with no issues. The food was a little pricey but the blackened salmon was one of the best I've ever had. Overall a great meal at a place I expected to be old fashioned

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Dunlap, Tennessee
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165 reviews 165 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Being from Tennessee I am always ready for lobster when we visit New England. Friends we were visiting promised to take me to Elmos for lobster and it did not disappoint (see pictures!). Christina did a great job serving us. Our friends enjoyed their crab cakes and seafood crepes.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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106 reviews 106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
139 reviews 139 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Vernon Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-646-3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?