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First & Last Tavern

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26 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001
860-676-2000
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic experience with First & Last. We planned a surprise party there for a group of about 70. The management was extremely easy to work with in making the arrangements and our waitress, Que, was fantastic. Food was abundant and delicious.

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Thank tietjana
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first indication that we were in trouble was when I went to the service station and got salt, pepper and butter. Our arugula salad arrived, the waitress left, and I wished for parmesan and fresh ground pepper. She came out later with our entrees and I was able to ask for these....$9 for a small salad of only arugula.... More 

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Thank Kimberly H
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is really nice inside and a grate place to take a date. But it's a little pricy for most things.

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Thank Mike K
Oslo, Norway
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The food is good typical Italian comfort food. Both meals have been good, but nothing fantastic. My biggest gripe - and why I might not return - is when a kitchen closes early. We walked to the restaurant on Saturday night, arriving at about 9 pm to hear, "the kitchen closed because it was a slow night". I will at... More 

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Thank JSCKDC
Tampa, Florida
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Enjoyed a lovely evening at a 50th anniversary party at this establishment. Food was very tasty and service was excellent.

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Thank Mumyork
Peaks Island, Maine
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We celebrated a milestone birthday with 30 family members at this nice Italian restaurant in Avon. Staff and cuisine were excellent and everyone enjoyed themselves.

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Thank Christopher H
Avon, Connecticut
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233 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Great Italian food. This is our go to restaurant every time we think of pizza or pasta. They have great meatballs and spaghetti among a variety of many other things to choose. Their menu is varied with many delicious meals. The food tastes fresh and is always delivered with the best tasting bread. They also have wonderful desserts.

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Thank Noodlebee
East Granby, Connecticut
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317 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Met up with a friend for lunch. Spacious interior with various seeting. Slightly slow service and it was not full of customers. Good place to chat and catch up. My tomato soup had too much cream, but it was cheap for a big bowl. The basket of bread was ample and filling. I would return because it's convenient, but not... More 

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Thank lakwatsera2014
Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

I've been to First and Last quite a few times and they have been really good on all occasions! The atmosphere is nice and they have a good menu with varied options.

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Avon, Connecticut
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

quality was poor. bread cold. ordered spaghetti and meatball/sausage. sauce tasted bland and like it was straight from a can costing 35 cents. So incredibly disappointing as I used to like this restaurant. Saw girl in kitchen without gloves on moving spaghetti around with her bare hands. where have the standards gone?

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Thank 422food-lover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: 860-676-2000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?