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J Timothy's Taverne

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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143 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT 06062-2021
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Enfield, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Heard about this restaurant so my boyfriend and I decided to give it a try. Someone told us the wings were to die for and it didn't disappoint! The wings were delicious and fell right off the bone. The only down side is that there are only four flavors. Only another note we tried lemon gross chicken dumplings as an... More 

Thank Megan M
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My adult son and I stopped here for dinner after a movie. It was late, around 9:00 PM. We opted to sit in the pub as the dining room was pretty empty. We were seated at a nice booth but the waitress spoke very fast and with the noise I had a hard time hearing her. The local Ct beers... More 

Thank Allilluu
West Hartford, Connecticut
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm NEVER disappointed when I visit J. Timothy's Taverne. Last night, I arrived ahead of my family, put in a table request and decompressed in the Tavern. Their beer list is very notable and changes frequently with some of the most sought after micro-brews. Perfect any time, but especially appreciated on a FRYday. My table was offered 15 minutes into... More 

Thank John L
Shamong, New Jersey
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here during a brief trip to CT and really enjoyed the food, drink and atmosphere. Got here around 4:15 on a Sat and my wife and I were immediately ushered to a very small intimate room not much bigger than a closet with a table for 2 and a window to a garden. It was lour own private space... More 

Thank gdr3
Killarney, Ireland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rated as a top wing place in Connecticut, we went to check it out. The parking lot was completely packed at 2pm, and we weren't sure if the 6 of us could be seated any time soon. We got seated immediately, as the place is much bigger than it looks. Service was excellent and the food was outstanding. Their 'dirty'... More 

Thank Ross I
Plainville, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best dirt wings around. Get there early or you'll be waiting. Great place to socialize and bar area is decent.

Thank Sara R
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

J. Timothy's has established the standard of what all restaurants should aspire to be. The food: Excellent salads-must try the beet salad The entrées: order your favorite meal and you won't be disappointed. Dessert: What can I say, to die for. Oh!! Forgot the wings! Rated top "5" in the country!! Atmosphere: Registered Historical site!

Thank slapshotrj
Thomaston, Connecticut
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the Best wings in town! Must order them dirt style - delish! The Irish nachoes are also sooo good! Most eveything in the menu is. Drinks are decently priced. Atmosphere is nice. Place is very old but they keep it updated and clean. Very busy on weekends or if a major sporting event is on.

Thank tb8986
Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I was so glad they reopened before I had fly back home so I could try this place. I ordered the shrimp and pork sauté to go. Flavor wise it was good. Portion size was not especially for the price. Good thing I wasn't too hungry. The honey butter that came with the bread was tasty. The bread was very... More 

Thank Andrea F
Terryville, Connecticut
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

J Tims is you all around awesome tavern. Their wings are a must try, but just about everything on the menu is excellent. They have the burgers and sandwiches you'd expect from a tavern, but excellent entrees as well. And the beer selection is awesome, with regular rotating local and seasonal selections. I've lived in CT all my life and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?