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East Side Restaurant

131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
+1 860-223-1188
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“salad” (27 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (30 reviews)
“wurst” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
$$ - $$$
131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

We stopped there for a late lunch last week. The place is very ornate, lots of beer steins etc all over. We sat in the main dining room, which is sort of a Bavarian beer hall. There was a guy playing an acordian who actually...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank donrupar
BarbaraA3322, Owner at East Side Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are disappointed to learn you did not enjoy your dining experience. Please know there is always a manager on duty to ensure all guest are enjoying their visit and encourage you...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The food was marginal at best and the ticky tocky routine is comical and never done in any European country. For myself I thought it was expensive for the portions and the quality of food you receive. You be the judge try it if you’d...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kdhill84
BarbaraA3322, Manager at East Side Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

We are disheartened to hear your recent experience wasn't what we hope for! Our goal is to provide delicious food with exceptional service, so it saddens us that's not what you experienced! We do encourage any concerns be brought to our management team so we...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

Ate here last night. We decided to have some appetizers instead of full meals which are quite expensive. They had two potato pancakes specials and we got both plus the Wurst sampler. The sausages were delicious. The potato pancakes were 1-stuffed with pulled pork and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cttraveler66
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

While visiting in CT we returned to an old favorite after 30 years. We’re so pleased that the quality and choice of entrees had not changed. We all opted for the German dishes and were delighted with the outcome. Even though the prices have gone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William K
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Wel lk bvb if you like big beers and German good this is the place to eat. Had rhe sausage plate with all three meats and it was more than i could eat. The other is the lamb shanks which was two large shanks. Choice...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rogerm667
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Some places are just hard to review. This is one of those. On one level, it is a German restaurant. The food is pretty good but not at the same level as it was in Bavaria when we lived there in the early 80s. They...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 332billn
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the entertaining energy of staff as well their service. Unfortunately a $75.00 meal for two for what was received ruined my appetite. I won't be going back

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PastorAndreLMcGuire
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Good food great beer. Staff are friendly and the food is authentic. Located on the east side of New Britain, easy access to parking available.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rome J
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Upon entering this restaurant, we missed the basket of all kinds of hats available to guest that we could have put on (as many other diners did). Staff dressed in authentic German attire welcomed us as we enjoyed the display of beer steins near the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ann622
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We were here for a birthday party and the restaurant hosted a wonderful event. They were very attentive to all of our needs with very prompt service. The appetizers were great! A variety platter of bratwurst, potato pancakes, sauerkraut, stuffed mushrooms - all yummy! Then...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Peridot63
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-223-1188
  • E-mail
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