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20 Bee Brook Rd, PO Box 397, Washington Depot, CT 06794
860-868-6633
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Woodbury, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I cannot tell you how many times we have been to the GW. But last night's experience might be the straw that broke the camels back. We had a 7 PM reservation, and the place's back area with a small private party going on was not available, despite many vacant tables. We waited at the bar for 45 minutes. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had friendly, good service and enjoyed good, wholesome food in a relaxed atmosphere. The apple pie was delicious!

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North Haven, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stopped in for lunch on Columbus Day with a pRty of six. It was the first visit for all at thus lovely restaurant. It was very busy, but there was no wait to be seated. All of the staff was welcoming and friendly. The tomato basil soup was excellent. All the food was served at the perfect temperature by... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We researched for a restaurant for our tour of New England with some friends from Europe. We decided on GW Tavern for dinner while in Connecticut. We were very pleased upon pulling up to this very quant restaurant in a rural setting. The interior was just as lovely and was a perfect New England tavern. We were seated next to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is bustling, hugely popular tavern with a dedicated clientele. The service is quick, friendly and adds to the ambience. Remember, this is not fine dining, so select basics such as cob salad, hamburgers etc. Although I have not tried it, brunch is popular, particularly during summer months. If you are in the area and want a simple lunch or... More 

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Hartford
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Columbus Day weekend 2014 - the place was packed on a Sunday- not withstanding that the service and food did not fail to please. The pear salad to the Veal Osso Bucco which was done to perfection was a true treat. Decor and ambiance is exactly what you would expect Revolutionary in a cozy romantic way. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ for the GW

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Torrington, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Have eaten here a number of times over the past decade, and have always enjoyed our ourselves. Returned this past Sunday for Brunch after year or so hiatus. Food, service and ambiance were excellent. GW Tavern is a restaurant that has actually improved over the years.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The menu has old favorites and standards and a few surprises. The fare is hearty and flavorful. Try to get a table near the fireplace for some true ambience.

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New Fairfield, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ate twice here in the summer. Thanks to my son's recommendation. Both times we sat outside but the first time was at the first tier of tables that actually overlooks the garden. This area is quiet and special try to get that if you can. . The main area does not have the outlook and we have found that... More 

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Twin Lakes, WI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Warm cozy atmosphere, great and varied menu, excellent service. Had the crab cakes and a craft beer or two...what a wonderful stop thru the Connecticut countryside.

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Additional Information about GW Tavern

Address: 20 Bee Brook Rd, PO Box 397, Washington Depot, CT 06794
Phone Number: 860-868-6633
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Washington Depot
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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