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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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Carlstadt, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The 2nd floor patio overlooking the Long Island Sound is a nice setting. The staff is friendly and the food is good. Not great, but good. The wait however is long. Not bad if you don't mind sitting and having a pre cocktail drink while enjoying the scenery. But if you go with young kids they may get antsy waiting.... More 

Thank kross701
Waterford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can dine inside all year round, outside on an upper deck seasonally. Deck is on back side of the building overlooking Niantic Bay. Perfect summer spot. Good food, good service, medium price range.

Thank Tours-of-Scotland
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We own a summer place in Niantic so we frequent MSG on occasion. Most times we go the service is lousy it's either slow or the waitress messes up your order. However we always want to give it another chance. Tonight we had Brittani and we ate in the bar area. She has by far been the best waitress we... More 

Thank MSSCt
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ahhhhh!!!! Nice....breezy.... Great food! The mashed sweet potatoes were just delish. Finished my meal with a great cup of coffee...and I'm picky when it comes to coffee. Our server was so nice - can't remember her name. Will visit again when we return.

Thank jolli73
Dayton, Ohio
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place has an extensive menu, with many options. They will make things anyway you desire. The prices here are NOT cheap, but at least in the seafood, it is excellent seafood and for the most part,adequately prepared. You have choices of dining inside or outside. We visited here multiple times before, and usually given it high marks, but this... More 

Thank xzr1tv
Delray Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the special fried full belly clams. Local favorite. They were very good. Very nice waitress. We sat outside downstairs. Could smell the paving and maybe the dumpster. I tried to ignore that. The train runs along the water in niantic. So that was the main view from patio with the water beyond. If I am in niantic I would... More 

Thank rrrsonj
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor and everyone in the party was really happy. The waitress made the extra effort to make a finicky child happy. The grilled cheese/bacon/tomato was my choice and now it's my new favorite. Others had spaghetti and enjoyed the generous servings. Good variety of offerings. Didn't give five stars because I wasn't blown away but... More 

Thank Maggikate
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant to sit out on the upper deck for dinner on a Tuesday night. It was rather empty. We were seated by a friendly hostess and our waitress was very nice, we waited about 45 minutes for our simple order of a burger and quesadilla. However, the two items were good. We also thought it was expensive... More 

Thank Engival
Chestnut Hill
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was somewhat concerned about prior reviews for Main Street Grille but I was in the mood for prime rib and and this restaurant is close by to where my fiancé and I live. We were delighted with the food and the service. Our waip person, Katie, couldn't have been more attentive. She is shored us that the large cut... More 

Thank Lissa K
Pound Ridge, New York
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice menu with enough choice to suit any one. Seafood offerings as expected based on the location. Clam fritters were interesting in a good way. Swordfish Reuben and hamburger were perfect. Chocolate coconut bread pudding was great, too. Friendly, efficient waitstaff.

Thank Joy T

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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?