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Tavern at the Armory

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American, Bar, Pub
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70 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3407
860-854-6323
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7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quality beer selections. Not quantity though. The Scotch whisky selection also was a highlight. SeaHag and Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban to name a couple.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm, welcoming ,cozy restaurant tucked into the lobby of the beautiful, colonial, Inn at Middletown in Middletown, Ct. The ambiance of a New England Inn added to our enjoyment of our dinners, both of which were deliciously prepared and attractively served on rectangular plates by our lovely waitress. I chose Mediterranean chicken served on a bed of mushroom risotto, accompanied... More 

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Thank Rose M
InnatMiddletown, Gary Nagler: General Manager at Tavern at the Armory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your dining experience with everyone out there. Warm and cozy is exactly what you get when you dine in the Tavern. Our servers are great and the menu offers something for everyone. The tavern at the armory is a special place to dine and we welcome all to try out not only our lunch... More 

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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I attended a party here recently and was totally unimpressed with the food. The hors d'oeuvres were not very good- steamed dumplings that had good flavor but were chewy, crusty bread with tapenade was ok, but the mini meatballs were awful! The rest of the food selection consisted of two types of pasta- chicken Alfredo farfalle pasta and a penne... More 

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Thank Maureen H
InnatMiddletown, Gary Nagler : General Manager at Tavern at the Armory, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Tavern. I will share your comments with the chef as it appears he was somewhat heavy handed with the spices. You must have been attending a catered event as all of the selections you commented on are not on our menu and were selected by the person hosting the event. I am... More 

Bethel, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was the perfect choice for date night! The tavern has a cozy, tasteful ambience and the service was spot on. Our waitress was attentive without being imposing and knowledgeable about the menu. The clam chowder blew us away! Best we've ever had in New England, even better than Legal Seafoods. The bar had an excellent selection of local... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Great menus from breakfast, lunch and dinner with a lot of variety. Very quaint setting. Awesome staff...all so friendly!

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Higganum, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I had been to this restaurant in the past and looked forward to a quiet intimate experience. What I hadn't anticipated was the enthusiastic groups who had stayed at the hotel and were gathering to meet the buses to take them to their wedding celebrations. After about a half an hour of chaos, all quieted down and we enjoyed the... More 

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InnatMiddletown, Gary Nagler: General Manager at Tavern at the Armory, responded to this review

Well I am pleased that you waited for the wave to subside and saw everything that the Tavern at the Armory has to offer. Some wedding parties tend to gravitate over to the bar area before the depart for weddings. It is just another amenity we offer our stay overs and I am sorry that it started things off with... More 

Hartford CT
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Recently went for Sunday brunch for first visit to this restaurant. It is nicely decorated, very cozy. We were there for 2 hours and didn't feel rushed. Menu was impressive - lots of interesting choices. I had the carrot cake waffles. My only complaint was they were served quite cold as well as the sausage that accompanied it. The restaurant... More 

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InnatMiddletown, Gary Nagler: General Manager at Tavern at the Armory, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your meal at the Tavern. We have one of the best breakfast menus in town and many locals take advantage of the variety and quality of food and service. I am sorry that we missed one important element "Hot Food" during your visit. This will be addressed as there really is nothing I can... More 

Middletown, Connecticut
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We have been pleasantly surprised at how good the food has been recently. The wait staff is inconsistant, but the bartenders are really good. Eating at the bar is a treat. The salads and burgers are good and so are the main entrees.

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Thank Sue C
InnatMiddletown, Gary Nagler: General Manager at Tavern at the Armory, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Inn. We changed chef's about a year ago and he brought a lot of consistency to the program. Hope to see you soon. More 

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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This is the restaurant located at the Inn at Middletown - if you are staying at the Inn, this is a very convenient, reasonably good place to go. Quiet, enjoyable place. Food is decent, full bar, decent wine selection

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Thank Donald h
InnatMiddletown, Gary Nagler: General Manager at Tavern at the Armory, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. One thing that you need to know is that we are not just another hotel restaurant as we are so much more both from the quality and variety of menu options to our large variety of wines and craft beers. Look forward to your next stay with us. More 

Middletown, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I frequent The Tavern weekly for our "date night." We enjoy the laid back cozy atmosphere and our friendly bartender Carl. (We have also had great luck with our previous bartenders John & Erin as well) The staff has always friendly and accommodating, always welcoming us with a smile :) The food ranges from normal pub grub... More 

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Thank Tricia G
InnatMiddletown, Gary Nagler: General Manager at Tavern at the Armory, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the tavern for your weekly date night hang out. I am glad to hear that Carl is doing his thing and that the staff treats you like family. See you next week!!!!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3407
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: 860-854-6323

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