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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
+1 860-747-6813
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hartford, Connecticut
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017

Judging by the parking lot, I thought there would be a long wait to eat here. We got right in-the restaurant is bigger than it looks. We did not order wings. I ordered the scrod special and my husband ordered the steak special. Both were delicious. Love the bread. Good service. Loud restaurant!

Thank Murf57
Middletown, Connecticut
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125 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

We came on a Saturday afternoon around 1:30 and there was a 25 minute wait. We ordered the dirty wings in teriyaki and buffalo flavors. They were very good, but with all the hype of how they were the best wings in the state, they had a lot to live up to. They didn't blow me away, but yes they... More 

Thank Kate A
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Loved this place. Outstanding wings. Loved their french onion soup too. Overall a very nice place to eat for a family. Very good service, Good value.

Thank Greg C
Orange, Connecticut
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192 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We stopped by on our way home from a weekend away. The outside looks just like it did in 1795, the inside matches the outside, rustic and quaint. There are a number of rooms and a fireplace in each. We ordered he dirty wings, my girlfriend had heard of the place and we put it on our "restaurants to visit"... More 

Thank CT-Foodie60
Alexandria, VA
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111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

This was my first time at this restaurant and I look forward to going back! We had a variety of wings and everyone enjoyed them. The wings are well done, great taste, and the dirty style is worth a try for every wing lover! Our service was great. Quick and always aware of drinks getting low or needing to move... More 

Thank Florida.Girl.2006
Southington, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

Stopped in for a few drinks recently, and the place was packed in the middle of a Saturday afternoon. The parking lot overflowed into the nearby medical office parking lot in the rear. Very popular place, and for good reason. Luckily, found seats at the bar, despite the crowd and the rather small bar area. If they could double the... More 

Thank BestCritic64
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

We don't eat here too often because it's a little pricey, but we went for a special occasion last night. The service was not great, our waitress seemed to be in a different room most of the time, and did not refill our drinks until it was too late. When the food came some people's plates were totally cold. My... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Great experience every time. This place has the BEST wings ever. Their dirt wings are to die for and it is a MUST stop every time I come home to visit from Florida. The atmosphere is amazing and the service is always top notch, they never skip a beat!!

Thank eswaggins
Plainville, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

It's a Very quaint place with excellent food. I've been there many times for different reasons. I love it there. If you're looking for ambiance this is the place for you. The fireplaces are lit and can be a romantic dining place for your special date.

Thank RetiredWomen
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

We went there with family! Everything was just amazing! The wings and ribs were out of this world!! The waitstaff were wonderful and a lot of fun! It was crowded but definitely worth the wait! We will surely be going back again!!

Thank Maxine S

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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, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT 06062-2021
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-747-6813

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?