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On The Rocks

1 Hopyard Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423-1725
+1 860-434-6644
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Fusion
$$ - $$$
1 Hopyard Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423-1725
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

The food was terrible. The onion soup was like dish water. I have not been back there in over a year.

Thank roloman2015
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This place is suitable to eat and/or drink after a round of golf. They're trying to hold themselves out as a fine stand-alone restaurant but it isn't working. The food is OK, but way overpriced for the quality and, depending on where you sit, there's...More

Thank JohnSF8
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Off the beaten path, this was a nice restaurant with both sandwich and entree options. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The appetizers were on the small side but the entrees were nicely proportioned. The presentation was very nice. The service was a...More

Thank Ivorykay
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This place has a great atmosphere inside and out. The menu is creative and fresh. They seem to follow the focus of choices on what is in season at the time. Really enjoy dining on the patio when the weather is appropriate. Prices are quite...More

Thank shellyruff
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

On the rocks is a local jewel that took my lovely bride and I am year and a half to discover. The food was exquisite, the service was top notch, and the atmosphere was very classy. They allowed me to throw my bride a surprise...More

Thank ChristopherD1904
Reviewed February 2, 2017

I attended the Taste of Middlesex County. Atmosphere was terrific, staff was very friendly. The 3 courses I chose were plentiful and delicious. My only negative was that the creme brulee was not freshly burnt. I would like to go back for dinner again.

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed January 8, 2017

This is my second time here. First time to celebrate an adult birthday 6 years ago. This time family Christmas dinner. Again, excellent service and an excellent dinner and excellent menu choices.

Thank chinapalm
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Went off season, not a lot of people , but they are offering incentives for guests to come during the winter. Very nice building. Waitress was nice and prompt. Very reasonable wine prices. We both ordered the sea scallop special , but it came to...More

Thank GlobeBiker141
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Literally on the rocks (the restaurant is perched on rock ledges overlooking a golf course) this restaurant serves very good food and drinks. Country clubs are not ordinarily my idea of a good time but we found On The Rocks to be pleasant, comfortable and...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed October 6, 2016

In July 2016 we held our second annual club picnic at On The Rocks. Last year we had a buffet at the pavilion, which was perfect for 46 of us. This year we had been scheduled for the pavilion as well, but thunderstorms were forecast...More

Thank Hick_from_CT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hopyard Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haddam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-434-6644
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