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First & Last Tavern

Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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220 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3439
(860) 347-2220
4:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Mon - Fri 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Durham, Connecticut
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not sure why we don't dine here more often because it is consistently good with lots of dishes to choose from. I love the salads, eggplant and linguini with clam sauce. The pizza is also excellent. There is a convivial bar where you can wait for takeout orders, too.

Thank betsygggg
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff was pleasant, food not so great however; if you are looking for a place for a sit down outdoor space to have maybe a sandwich along with your pet, they will bring out a bowl of water for your pooch.

Thank Lisa W
central ct
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

but they have great atmosphere, nice locations usually great parking and space for groups and the food is not bad

Thank plott
Crossville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place! Hubby and I have eaten here many times over the years, never disappointed. Excellent for lunch and dinner, excellent entrees, pizza, etc. Interesting historical pictures of Middletown, CT on the walls in the booths, full bar, great wait staff. Highly recommend it.

Thank mloffredo
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. They offer Italian classics that grew up on. Reminds me of eating at my grandparents. Terrific ambiance and great food!

Thank WiceCwispies
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This was not my first visit, but it will be my last. The evening was terrible from the moment we sat. We had made a reservation for a party of 6. When we arrived the room was empty, but our hostess ended up cramming us on a small table by the kitchen. We sat at the table for over 15... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We went in for a late lunch and ordered grinders. They were delicious and a good size. Big enough to share. Good prices nice atmosphere. Would go back to try the pizza. It looked good also.

Thank LAH42
Cromwell, Connecticut
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner on a Friday night and was pleasantly surprised at the lack of a wait. We had excellent service and speedy drink and meal delivery. We'd definitely go back.

Thank Bandit2Actual
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Fun and interesting atmosphere. Executive Chef was accomodating and checked back to ensure that we were happy with our off-the-menu request. One of the best burgers and fries that I've ever had! Pizza at another table looked wonderful too! If I return to Middletown, I will definitely eat here again!

Thank LeisaS
Hartford, Connecticut
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135 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and sat at the bar. The bartender was great and she had a great personality. We had a couple of drinks some apps and lunch entrees. The food came out quickly but lacked taste. I would go back to the bar for drinks again but not sure about going back for the food.

Thank Kwldtrvlr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:45 pm
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: (860) 347-2220

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