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9 North Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 265-6393
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pricey but good food and awesome ambiance

This place is a really nice place for a special occasion. It's a bit too expensive to make a weekly night out. The ambiance is really nice. The old architecture is really well preserved and our waitress was adorable. I had the scalops with risotto and it was just outstanding. the scalops were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting, great service, but the best part is the crab cakes, chef is from the Outer Banks, my favorite place on earth, they are fantastic! Always have great specials, and great drink list, try the Dark & Stormy

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Columbia, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

exciting menu and atmosphere drinks and wine top shelf waitstaff super efficient and friendly had a show to go to and they were considerate of that

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Meriden, Connecticut
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We have been to J. Christian's multiple times. The restaurant used to be an old bank and has two floors. We always sit upstairs because the ambiance is the best up there. The staff is extremely courteous and the service is fast. My husband reserved a special section upstairs for my 30th birthday, it was a complete surprise, and the... More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

After years of being subjected to salads or spaghetti on restaurant's menus, I started telling restaurants just this year that it isn't hard to offer vegetarians everything that is on the menu. We too want all those wonderful flavors that you provide with your meat dishes. Every other restaurant that I said "You know, all you have to do is... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is a really nice place for a special occasion. It's a bit too expensive to make a weekly night out. The ambiance is really nice. The old architecture is really well preserved and our waitress was adorable. I had the scalops with risotto and it was just outstanding. the scalops were perfectly cooked and the risotto was creamy... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great bar menu and friendly staff. We've tried pretty much everything on the bar menu. We even asked that they put their peanut salad back on! The chef changes things around so you expect to be surprised! You won't be disappointed. Great venue for couples, family, or friends!

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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Having been there previously, I expected slow service but good food. I was pleasantly surprised together good service and great food. I had the duck, which was made just the way I asked and even got substitutions that I requested. Very pleasant meal and dining experience. We'll be back.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Love J. Christian's... Favorite restaurant in Wallingford for my wife and I and we have been several times. Go for a date night, go with a group of family and friends, go for lunch...always delicious food every time. Drinks are good, service has never let us down and the restaurant itself is beautiful. I hope they continue to maintain this... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband and I went to celebrate our anniversary and had a lovely meal. We started with drinks and appetizers: the evening's special local pork belly and the cheese plate. Both of our entries were delicious - I had the short ribs; hubby, the fried chicken. We both had the half portion which is a perfect size! That's a great... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Best evening place to eat in Wallingford Connecticut. Staff was great - drinks and meal was exceptional - steak special of evening was my choice.

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Additional Information about J.Christian's

Address: 9 North Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone Number: (203) 265-6393
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 North Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: (203) 265-6393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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