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Eli Cannon's

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695 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-2732
+1 860-347-3547
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The chardonnay I had was OK, but this place is mostly known for their wide beer selection (ask about getting on the waiting list for their Mug Club which is $75/year). I enjoyed the Chicken Tenders, served with a honey mustard and BBQ sauce. The "artwork and decor" of Eli Cannon's is quite interesting, both inside and in the outside... More 

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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Place is very different , but is much better in the summer months where you can sit down outside. They have a large selection of beers which is good and service wasn't bad

Thank jd2282132
Enfield, Connecticut
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

My daughter and I went to Eli Cannon's for a light dinner. The beer selection is large and very good. The food was pub food that was edible and not much else. I had the cheddar/ale soup. It was slightly curdled and had unidentifiable bits in it. The decor is tacky biker bar motif. Women were complaining about the restroom... More 

Thank Catherine M
Middletown, Connecticut
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

So, we stopped going for a while because the food was inconsistent. But because we really enjoy their outdoor seating and their beer selection, we gave it another try recently. The food was really good. We enjoyed the burgers and fries. The food we saw go by looked good and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.

Thank Sue C
Meriden, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is relaxed and fun. I've never had a bad meal here. The big hog is my favorite. The beer list is also very good and changes regularly.

Thank Jessica E
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Excellent place for a pint, And the tap list is very good. Food is good but this place can get packed pretty quickly although there is a outdoor seating in the back with a beach theme that is pretty cool.

Thank robbuck61
Hartford, Connecticut
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 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 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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: +1 860-347-3547

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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?