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J Timothy's Taverne

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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143 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT 06062-2021
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always good food with friendly staff. Excellent menu selection and specialty drinks. Wings are a must. Rustic decor make it great for business or family. They do have event rooms for your next party.

Thank Jennifer O
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this place a thousand times and have yet to write a review. This place is known for its wings. In my opinion they are #1. If wings is not your cup of tea check the other entree on the menu. You won't be disappointed. Pacific Rim Calamari is to die for.

Thank NorthStar2012
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw this place on trip Advisor under seafood restaurants. Went to their website and picked out the blackened deep sea scallops as my first choice and the stuffed fish as my second choice. When I got here neither was on the menu. Ended up ordering the scallop Waldorf salad. It was very good but not what I came here for.... More 

Thank Tim R
Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After attending a business meeting in town, we gathered for dinner here. The wings were really good. The honey butter and super soft rolls were awesome. The main entrees were ok, served buffet style. One was it seem like a take on chicken cordon blue but, it was about 30% chicken and 70% stuffing that wasn't too appetizing. The strips... More 

Thank peterlc63
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chopped salad was great -romaine, cucumber red onion,chick peas,sun flower seeds, vinaigrette on the side - good vegetarian nightshade free option! Just ask the staff to hold the cheese, tomato, and choose no animal protein! S.O. Had the original dirty wings and gave them a solid C.

Thank Jes V
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during a weekend trip to Bristol. Saturday night and it was very busy. There was an hour wait to be seated, which ended up being about 40 min. No complaints there. We decided to visit here based on their "award winning" Buffalo wings, which we had has an appetizer. Original Buffalo, Dirt Style. They were good wings, but... More 

Thank Chris C
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered specialty dirty wings, what a disappointment. First these wings are actually pre made and re heated. Our wings were served in under 10 minutes. Fresh wings take longer. J Timothy' s is a great spot for lunch but crowed tables makes it uncomfortable. It hard to get good wings outside of WNY, they try but really disappoint.

Thank odwafz
Northbridge, Massachusetts
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We generally celebrate my friends birthday there every year. They have many dining rooms and we are generally a group of 14. The service is great. You can tell they have a great deal of experience with large groups. They have an extensive menu. Something for everyone

Thank julie f
Plainville, Connecticut
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one restaurant we have dined at several times and can truly say we have never had a bad experience. It all starts with the historic rustic atmosphere of a former pony express way station with many small rooms on the main level as well as downstairs or upstairs dining areas. The menu reflects the American cuisine including a... More 

Thank Joe K
South Burlington, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a dinner on my way to Avon Old Farms for a camp, and I was blown away. Wings are world class and the atmosphere is great. When I entered I saw the reviews from Buzz Feed and Food Network, and I knew the wings would be good. I'd definitely go again!

Thank Oliver_Cochrane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT 06062-2021
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: 860-747-6813

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