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J.Christian's

9 North Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 265-6393
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Ranked #22 of 149 Restaurants in Wallingford
Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Have been here a couple times and both times ordered beef rare, both times came out well done. other than that pretty good food. service is a little slow.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very good food and atmosphere. The decor is very open and airy. Christian runs a first class restaurant.

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Wallingford, CT
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276 reviews 276 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The owner of this restaurant put a lot of money into renovating it and it definately paid off. It is beautiful. A large carved staircase leads to a second level. Beautiful stain glass accents the bar. The food has a southern flare but nothing too trendy. When it initially openned, there was nothing too reasonable on the menu but they... More

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Freeport, Maine
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Went here with a large party on a Monday night. Cool space but that's about it. Had a salad (OK), salmon (bland) and tried some type of popover (awful - like Applebee's awful). Had a ruby red cosmopolitan that was OK. The waiter for our side of the table was snippy and rushed us along. Service was slow and much... More

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Meriden, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It was our wedding anniversary and we had been reading a lot of good reviews regarding J. Christian's so we decided to give it a try. It is absolutely beautiful, situated in a 1920's era bank. However, the tables don't fit the renovation. They could have used thicker, more ornate chairs and grander style tables. They seemed cheap. When we... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were in the New Haven area for a weekend family function, but it was my husband's birthday and we wanted more interesting fare than what our hotel offered. The restaurant is beautiful, and the service, both on the phone and in person was impeccable. They were able to accommodate our request for a handicap accessible table, we arrived early... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

J. Christians is one of the most beautiful restaurants in the area. When they first opened we tried dinner several times and even hosted a special event in the upstairs. Unfortunately, the food is not consistent. I'm not a big fan of the menu, the food is usually luke warm at best, not hot and not always good, just average.... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The service here is slow for no reason. A few drinks and apps and we waited forever. This place has potential but they've got work hard at being quicker with getting orders out.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This was my second time at J. Christian's. The first was for lunch. This time was for dinner. This restaurant is located in a 1920's bank building with lots of light and seating in a balcony that overlooks the bar area and main floor. The American menu changes frequently and features dishes that are not the same old thing. The... More

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Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My wife and I came here for the first time last week to have dinner before a show at The Oakdale THeater. At first we were a bit concerned because our young waitress was not aware if they had sparkling mineral water. We asked for "just sparkling" and she brought out Pellegrino 15 minutes later. After gently advising her that... More

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