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The Hidden Still Restaurant and Moonshine Bar

87 West Rd, Ellington, CT 06029-3718
+1 860-896-3333
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good51%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“wings” (13 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
87 West Rd, Ellington, CT 06029-3718
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I love this place. The atmosphere is casual and friendly, nice rustic sort of bar, and the food and drinks are terrific. Our particular favorite are the wings (available in multiple flavors) and the burgers and sandwiches--love the pulled pork. The moonshine...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tkrutt
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Stopped in for drinks with some friends. Ended up meeting the owner and his wife. Both fun and outgoing people. They suggested some wings that were out of this world. Thanks for the suggestion!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ledoux123
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We came for a late lunch. The restaurant has an outdoor patio, a bar and a dining room. The menu has some unique items as well as wings and burgers. On this Saturday we were greeted as we entered and invited to sit any where....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dondee2
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The Ellington sunset moonshine drink is amazing! Also love the steak salad!! Great atmosphere and great people!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jmristau
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot for snack and drinks. They have a nice big bar with plenty of seats. Good variety of appetizers and nice drink menu. Sometimes bar tenders are too busy and you have to flag them down for a drink but all...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Momofthreekkr
Reviewed January 16, 2018

My wife and I went to the Hidden Still on a weekend night, and had a table outside, and if your looking for a view it is of a parking lot but if your not looking for a view and just want good food and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Went to Hidden Still tonight. Place was not busy at all. Service was very poor. Took about 10 minutes to be acknowledged and get a menu. Two different waitresses walked by our table and did not even acknowledge us. Finally got to order food took...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jdgibb
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The times I've eaten here the food was just okay - nothing to write home about. People are very friendly and the drinks and atmosphere are good.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Lynda H
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here on a Sunday afternoon to meet some friends and it was great. The Still has a interesting and varied menu and a wide range of draught beers. I spoke with the owners whilst there and they take a lot of time and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank bladerama
Reviewed November 10, 2017

The Still is a fun place to meet up for happy hour, lunch or dinner. Great appetizers and love the choice of salads. Glad we have them in our town of Ellington!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Catherine C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 West Rd, Ellington, CT 06029-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ellington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-896-3333
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The Hidden Still is Connecticut's first restaurant and moonshine bar, featuring a unique and delicious menu and the area's largest selection of moonshine brands! Our menu consists of pub favorites and unique recipes prepared and presented in an upscale fashion without an upscale price. From Drunken Irish Stew to the Vietnamese classic Banh Mi Sandwich, the menu offers a wide array of flavors to please any palate. Saddle up at the Still's full bar for your favorite cocktail, and be sure to try a signature moonshine cocktail. With over ten brands of moonshine from around the country, the Hidden Still promises the best selection available in the area. Our house-infused moonshine flavors change with the seasons and will not disappoint!
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