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Second Poquonock Giant Grinder

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75 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860) 623-9435
Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Top Notch Pizza

We went there looking for good meal options. At the first day, we had the giant grinder... awesome! Then, a couple days later, we ordered party pizzas to go (pepperoni & mushrooms (2 ea), ham & pineapple, plain cheese, and onions and peppers) for 25 people. Everyone liked it... Everyone! One of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went there looking for good meal options. At the first day, we had the giant grinder... awesome! Then, a couple days later, we ordered party pizzas to go (pepperoni & mushrooms (2 ea), ham & pineapple, plain cheese, and onions and peppers) for 25 people. Everyone liked it... Everyone! One of the best pizzas we've ever had!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

do not miss this restaurant,also serves Italian meals.the grinders are available in either 6 or 12 inches and prepared fresh as you wait.The variety of meals will please anyone who enjoys Italian cooking.There is simply too much to chose from.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Hands down the best place. I live in new haven county. And crave second poquonock all the time... The taste is perfect.(pizza, chicken, or grinders).. the only bad thing it's a 45min drive...

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great pizza. We have gotten their party size pizza for family gatherings Easy to find. Close to the airport.

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CAPE PORPOISE
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My husband has been visiting Second Poquonock Giant Grinder for 40 years, and he said that it has always been amazing. I had been here before as well, and I can attest to the fabulous pizza served here. My husband always goes for the grinders, which are indeed giant. This is a little hole in the wall in a strip... More 

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Wilton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The space isn't huge, but the food served is mighty good. Not having a kitchen this week has allowed us to experience some great local foods. When we came in we saw the tables with grinders, they looked gigantic! We ordered a large pizza with sausage, mushrooms and onions and were told if we added one more item (garlic!) we'd... More 

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Antioch, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

My wife and I traveled to Hartford, CT for a family wedding and stayed at one of the airport hotels for the night. Although there were many franchise restaurants down the streets, we decided to be adventurous and try this grinder place that was within walking distance. As we approached the small strip mall, I had some reservations. The place... More 

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I tried Second Poquonock because it's right down the street from my house. I will admit that when I first walked in to this hole-in-the-wall I did think twice, but my gut told me that these are the types of places where you stumble upon the best food, and I'm glad I listened! Biggest and best pizza grinder I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

H & M is an awesome family restaurant. They now have a brand new building (right next to where the old one was). Best pizza anywhere around! And the family that owns it are great! Great prices too!

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agawam, Massachusetts, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

My husband works 2nd shift in CT. We met for dinner on a Tuesday night. I was in the mood for a good meatball grinder and tortellini soup. Meatball grinder they did have, tortellini soup no, Meatballs were only ok, nothing I would go back for. Place was shabby and not very clean.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Windsor Locks
  • Phone Number: (860) 623-9435

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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