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Main Street Grille

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252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3102
+1 860-739-5300
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Seems that food was better in past years. I went with my 2 adult daughters; service was bad-5 min. wait for waiter to appear for drink order (1 drink, 3 waters)--said drink/ water did not arrive until, 10 or 15 minutes later after I flagged down a waitress and said that our waiter disappeared. ( no busboys/girls to pour water/place... More 

1 Thank petsmom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food and a lovely setting. A friendly seagull joined us. I had the grilled shrimp since I am gluten-free. It was delicious!

Thank Mary Ellen D
Oxford, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visit. The view from the upstairs patio area was wonderful. Service from making a reservation, the hostess seating us, the bus staff and the waitress was all friendly and attentive. Scallops in bacon was good and the horseradish sauce was delicious! My lobster bisque was flavored well but the cream had curdled from heat. Whole belly clam dinner... More 

Thank doreikah
Mystic, Connecticut
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite before a movie, sat at the bar. It took a bit for the bartender to recognize we were there. Ordered drinks, then another bartender/server arrived. Not totally focused on us, taking our order while washing glasses....my husband ordered a Chicken Pot Pie, I ordered a bowl of Lobster a bisque and Clam Fritters. The... More 

Thank Luanne W
Montville, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seated promptly on the first floor patio. Waitress came and we ordered drinks. Then she disappeared. Nachos came 30 minutes later, barely enough guac, sour cream, and salsa for one person. No app plates so we had to eat from the main dish. Waitress never came back to check on us and we did need more to drink. We watched... More 

Thank Rachael M
Norwich, Connecticut
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was so-so. I tried to play it safe with a grilled chicken sandwich and fries. I prefer my food hotter then the lukewarm temp it came as. Would have asked them to reheat it for me, but we waited about 90 minutes for our food, and didn't feel like waiting any longer. Apparently they had 2 or 3 call... More 

Thank lingiglondon
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is very nice, we sat on the roof patio. We ordered nachos for the kids and drinks for us. The margarita tasted like they dumped a whole container of salt into it. which they replaced with a different one. after about a half hour the kids meals came out... mac and cheese and chicken and fries. but... More 

Thank ADisanti1
Prospect, Connecticut
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner with friends last evening on the upper deck overlooking the water. Great breeze and great view. Service was good and the menu had something for everyone. The girls split an order of crab cakes and were happy they did. They followed with broiled scallops - sweet and plentiful. Mike and I started with clams on the half shell -... More 

Thank rflormann
Hebron, Connecticut
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very pleasant inside, patio was full so we had no choice. Waitress Cary was attentive but a bit slow in responding to requests.

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11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That on patio which is in the parking lot with a view of train tracks and a dumpster. Meat was called steak but was not fit for a dog, fries were cold service was poor.

Thank patrick p

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-5300

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