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Eli Cannon's

American, Bar, Pub
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695 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-2732
(860) 347-3547
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hartford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a recent cocktail and apps here with my boyfriend. It has a really cool eclectic vibe, tons of craft beer and cocktails, and we enjoyed the wings & fried pickles. Try the Raspberry Beer.

Thank _Tina_Bal
Middletown, Connecticut, United States
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Eli Cannon's is lots of fun, inside and outside. The fries are GREAT! Lots of delicious beer choices to go with the pub atmosphere.

Thank Colleen268
central ct
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

crazy great looking place, great bar scene amazing beer selection and it is a great sppt to have a drink and to meet someone fore a quick bite love the big beach scene out back

Thank plott
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The burger I had was pretty good and the french fries were delicious. The have a wide selection of beers which all of us enjoyed. Friendly staff. We did wait a while for the waitress to come back to our table but it was pretty busy in there. The atmosphere is pretty cool. Always something new to look at. Definitely... More 

Thank lks410
Scituate, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had a group of 15 and they accommodated us in the back patio area. The weather was just right for outdoor eating and drinking, so the location was ideal. The food at Eli Cannon's is good bar food. Nothing gourmet here. They save the gourmet for the craft beer selection. It is as good as any I have seen.... More 

Thank jcduane
Middletown, Connecticut
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The good news is, the beer is always changing and they get a lot of variety and good beer. The food isn't always as consistent. When the wings are done right, they're phenomenal, but it's a 50/50 chance you'll hit it on a good day. Very often they arrive cold with sauce just sprinkled over them. If you don't mind... More 

Thank Jane G
East Hampton, Connecticut
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133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I have gone to Eli a few times for both lunch and dinner, and at all times was not disappointed with the food or the beer. Their hamburgers are cooked to your preference and the numerous beer selections are excellent. There are so many beers on their board and it usually takes a few minutes to select one or two.... More 

Thank DaveL300
Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This is a place filled with character (and probably characters, if you stay long enough). We lucked into two bar seats - others were waiting quite some time for a table. Bartender knows her stuff (Sara, we think was her name). Our lunch of Lobster Bisque and Grilled Salmon wrap was tasty. We saw the chili and mac & cheese... More 

Thank Parrothead66
Waterbury, Connecticut
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116 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Excellent spot downtown. Service was very good outside of the long wait exceeding an hour. In their defense, we had a party of seven. Best bet is to hit the bar. Not large facility. Bathrooms are iffy. Beer options are above average. Food options are plentiful, but upscale bar level at best.

Thank Derek B
Hartford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Its a bit of a dive-y bar but the service is good and the food is awesome. We had the crocodile bits which were interesting but good.

Thank lmmbee89

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 695 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-2732
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: (860) 347-3547

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Middletown, Connecticut
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?