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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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  • 49
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 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
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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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Connecticut
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23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night and sat at the bar. My husband had an Old Fashion, which he absolutely loved. We ordered an appetizer and two entrees. Unfortunately, my husband's duck entree was served the same time as I was served the appetizer as my entree. We corrected the server who blamed it on the new bartender. We... More 

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Wallingford, CT
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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had the following a couple of hours ago: a glass of a nice Malbec, a Planter's Punch, a cup and a bowl of lobster bisque with mushrooms and mystery spices, grilled wild salmon on a bed of risotto and porcini mushrooms with pear slivers, 5 or 6 grilled scallops on risotto and kale with a mild butternut squash butter... More 

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Massachusetts
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163 reviews 163 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Located in an former bank building on beautiful main street Wallingford, CT J. Christain's offers good American food with a touch of the South. The drama begins when you enter the facility; has a beautiful staircase in the middle that brings one up to the second floor eating area. The first floor has a very nice bar eating area along... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Miy wife and I lost the kids for the night and wanted to try something different and we found it at J Christians! Our waitress Kerri was fantastic and help my wife make a decision on what to order from the menu of great choices. She went the grilled pork chop and I with the shrimp and grits, both were... More 

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Restaurant Details

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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