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All 42 Putnam Restaurants

Someplace Special

58 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1918
+1 860-928-2884
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Ranked #10 of 42 Restaurants in Putnam
Price range: $6 - $22
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Pizza, Bar
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Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
Description: We use fresh ingredients of the highest quality to preparing every menu item. From unique appetizers, the unmatched brick oven pizzas, paninis, wraps, grinders, and entrees in a newly renovated setting. A full bar and al fresco dining as well as disponible takeout and limited deliveries. All that for the MOST affordable dining in downtown Putnam. In 1978 I left the legal profession and Began my career in the food industry With An intimate, locally called Putnam Pizza delivery shop. Looking to expand my Offering (not that pizza was not still the heart of our business!), I Moved to this location in 1983, changed the name to Someplace Special, and created what I'd like to think was the perfect family gathering Almost place for 25 years. However, in 2008 it was time to take the business in a new direction. With renovations EXTENSIVE Both inside and out, plus an Entirely new menu, now Someplace Special offers something for everyone - a romantic dinner, post-work drinks or al fresco dining on our cozy patio. Quality fresh food and impeccable service at a great value - taste the difference today. Tony Pasiakos ~ Owner The story continues ... In the mid 80's, I started working for Tony as an employee and acerca Worked With Him for 10 years. With a growing passion for food and driven to create an exceptional dining experience. We have created, together, what we believe to be a genuine dining experience for all WHO visit and live in the Putnam area. We look forward to you taking a moment to relax, stopping in to say hello and enjoying the next generation of Putnam's Someplace Special ... Where quality & value will always matter. David Champeau, Owner ~ 2014
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Most excellent Caesar salad and garlic bread!! The atmosphere is so cozy! Candles, cloth napkins, awesome service and delicious food! This in not some ordinary place, it's name definitely suits it! It really is Someplace Special!

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119 reviews 119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Stopped at this place on our visit to Putnum CT. Restaurant has a nice outdoor seating area and a very nice indoor eating area. Waitress was friendly and the food was good. Bathrooms were very clean. Prices were in line with others in the area. we ordered a Grilled chicken salad, and a hamburger with No Bun. Both were excellent.... More 

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St. Louis
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First: The bathroom was near "immaculate" ( I do not use the term loosely, either); the eating area inside and outside appeared and felt "clean" in the best sense. Second: For the affordable prices, the menu offered a diversity of options for the vegetarians, gluten free, and regular needs. I opted for a grilled Panini with roasted eggplant and mozzarella... More 

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Putnam, Connecticut
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Although I used to say that this place wasn't special, it has definitely gotten better in the last couple years. It is probably our favorite and most go-to place for take out. I love their chicken caesar wrap and my husband enjoys the mushroom spinach wrap, amongst a few other vegetarian options. We do occassionally eat-in there, but more often... More 

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Loudonville, New York
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139 reviews 139 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It was after two and the place was empty except for another couple. The service was of course great. I liked the fact that the menu has a "seniors and children's " combined menu section. I had a great foot long hotdog with fries for only $5.00 and my wife had a salad which was also great. We can't complain... More 

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Woodstock, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We use to go to Someplace Special every week for years in the late 90's. After a while, the pizza was always overcooked or burned so we stopped going. We decided to try it again today. I like tomato sauce on my pizza, I could not taste the sauce on it at all, you could barely see it. It was... More 

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stamford, CT
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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Not fast either! At lunch with only one or two other customers it took about 40 minutes to get our meals. I ordered HEART SMART PIZZA. when it finally arrived, I was dismayed to see that it was smothered in mozzarella, like any other not so smart pizza.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Took my daughter there last night. When we first arrived we asked to sit outside and was argued with saying it was to cold outside. Then came the watered down sodas.... More like tinted water. Then came the horrible clam chowder.... And finally the 45 minute wait for the dinner. I guess we all have our own experiences good and... More 

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Putnam CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have lived in the area all our lives and someplace special has always been a good choice but the last few years we've been shopping around for another pizza place because of their prices have gone up quite a bit. This past weekend we decided to treat ourselves and order and what a disappointment. The crust... More 

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Thompson, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

After undergoing a much needed renovation some ten years ago, this restaurant went from nothing special at all to someplace "somewhat" special. The atmosphere has improved to be quite nice and fairly comfortable. The expanded menu offers a variety of hit or miss meals. We found it a bit pricey, but worth a visit none-less.

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Additional Information about Someplace Special

Address: 58 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1918
Phone Number: +1 860-928-2884
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Putnam
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Pizza, Bar

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