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Willimantic Brewing Co/Main Street Cafe

967 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226
860-423-6777
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Ranked #2 of 49 Restaurants in Willimantic
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Pub, Brew Pub
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Willimantic Brewing Company/Main Street Café is a living landmark restaurant and pub brewery located in Willimantic, in the heart of rural northeastern Connecticut.Our original Main Street Café was founded in 1991, and began operations as a small deli in the old Capitol Theatre building on Main Street in Willimantic, CT. Occupying both the lobby and concession area of the theatre, seating was limited to 50 people. After 3 years we were bursting at the seams and made the move to 877 Main Street, another historic building. There we expanded to a full service restaurant and featured American craft-brewed beers and an extensive menu. One more move was in the cards for us, and we made yet another trek down Main Street to our home in the current granite and limestone 1909 U.S. Post Office Building.
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Bolton
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

So we decided to go out for an early dinner and venture about 20 miles from my house to try the Willimantic brewing Company. It is in a little bit of a rundown area but the building itself is a former post office. It's divided into an area where they brew beer that look kind of worn, very large bar,... More

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Visited for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon with another couple. The building itself is incredibly interesting and was a previous post office so it's quite impressive to have converted it to a brewery. The onion soup was perfect on a cold day and the beers did not disappoint. The entrees were a bit bland but the dessert was... More

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Hampton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

THE place to go in CT possibly New England for great beer. Food is good, staff is wonderful don't miss ir

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Tolland, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you find yourself in Willimantic you must stop here and eat. The food is excellent and they have a wide variety to choose from. My favorites include the baby back ribs (with the exception of the side of Cole slaw), the meteteranian tuna wrap, and the nachos. My favorite beers are the certified gold and fire engine red. But... More

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CT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have been here twice when I've been out visiting UCONN. This place has a fantastic selection of CT brewed beers and the food is very good. The staff is friendly and is good at providing recommendations. I hope I'm out that way again soon...or maybe I'll just have to plan the trip around this place. :)

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

This is a great place to come if you are into beers. The variety is outstanding, you can even order a sampler as an option - try a bunch and find a new favorite. We ordered the potato skins with chili and cheese. Yum!!!! My only complaint, I wish there were more! I had the prospect primavera, alfredo style with... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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80 reviews 80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A great place for people that are into craft beers. A large variety of styles to try as well. It is nice when a person can stop in and do a paddle with sample sized beers on it as an option. It is also nice when a place has their own beers that are made on site. Food was good... More

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The in-house-made brews on tap were delicious and the server definitely recommended the right choices for me. There are also a wide variety of local beers in cans and bottles that looked great. Appetizers were tasty- I recommend the brewer's bread and beer butter as tasty. Service was a little slow but not a large concern as we were enjoying... More

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CT
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten here a number of times, and the food and service have always been good. This time went on a busy Friday and was disapointed in the food. The nachos were brown to burned on top, just a few clumps of cheese and lots of jalapenos. The mussels in the appetizer were tiny , overcooked, and the broth... More

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19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have been visiting WilliBrew for about 10 years now, and this place keeps gettng better as the years go by. They offer a huge selection of homebrewed and guest brewed crafts to suit your beer preference, a long with a great menu of complimentary food options. Very comfortable atmosphere on the bar side, along with very friendly staff. Highly... More

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Additional Information about Willimantic Brewing Co/Main Street Cafe

Address: 967 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226
Phone Number: 860-423-6777
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Willimantic
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American, Pub, Brew Pub

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