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Foundry Kitchen & Tavern

1 Glen Rd, Sandy Hook, CT 06482-1171
+1 203-491-2030
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“fish tacos” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Glen Rd, Sandy Hook, CT 06482-1171
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I have had the misfortune of being dragged to this location a total of 4 times. The first was when we first moved to Sandy Hook. We sat in the noisy, practically pitch-dark dining room, wondering where our waitress was, what on earth they were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank greenwichite2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good not great, a bit pricey. A BLT for instance should not cost $17.00 neither should an omelet. We enjoy sitting outside in the summer with the lovely view of the river. The interior is cozy but could use a bit of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Macct
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a friend’s birthday dinner and will probably never return. We had heard good things about the Foundry, but it did not live up to that hype. Firstly, we were a group of 30 and they not only refused to split the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank KikiLCT
KateN1504, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. It is really unfortunate to read this review about our business and service from you. I apologize that you were not happy with your experience that evening. Originally when your party booked, it was for 20 people, but was changed at the last...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018

I work near this restaurant. I have only stayed in to eat here once. The décor and ambiance is awesome. It is an older brick building with industrial and hip décor. The food is always amazing. The service is always good. It does not matter...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carissaferguson
KateN1504, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this awesome review. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 25, 2018

We had been meaning to stop at the Foundry because of the good reviews and the look of the place. We were NOT disappointed. The food was remarkable for a tavern. Shrimp and Grits were first rate. Good selection of draft beers and pleasant, quick...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Scots-not-Scotch
KateN1504, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It is an old building, which always needs so much work...but we love it, it is part of the unique charm! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed October 20, 2018

Always our go to for good flavorful food that's well prepared. With regular updates to the menu and intriguing specials we have always enjoyed eating here or just stopping by for a happy hour visit. It can get crowded and when it does it looses...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bob J
KateN1504, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this great review. Be sure to ask on the weekend if our upstairs loft is open, its a lot more spacious and quiet & when it gets crowded , it is a great option for people!

Reviewed October 15, 2018

This was our second trip to the Foundry, it's been a while but both times the food was excellent and the service great. The "tots" are a great appetizer to share or enjoy as a side with your meal. I had the steak frittes and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark S
KateN1504, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! The tots are a big hit here. We hope to see you again soon, next time try the tater tot poutine!

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a great night sitting on the deck above the river. The building is a old mill, very cool. Food was fantastic and very unique. The deserts were amazing and they have a moderate tap beer list along with a full bar. The price...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vacation810059
KateN1504, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing us this review! We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Great food but a bit on the pricey side. Can't go wrong with anything off the menu...all suoerb choices. We went on a week noght and the only issue we had was finding parking becuase the Founry is so popular.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bradley A
KateN1504, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We do have a very large side lot and back lot, for next time if parking is an issue!

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Small place I hear reservations are wise Tuesday night is 1/2 off bottles of wine 🍷, I hear ladies like this on the deck by the water , wed night is entertainment night , again another perfect spot out back ! New menu roll out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank josephmk2015
Kate N, Owner at Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you so much Joseph for the wonderful review! We have released the new menu and it has been received so well! We hope you can join us again.

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Janet B
June 10, 2016|
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Response from Soaringeagledad | Reviewed this property |
I think the Foundry had reasonable prices for the quality of the food, and creativeness of the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Glen Rd, Sandy Hook, CT 06482-1171
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Sandy Hook
  • Phone Number: +1 203-491-2030
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Description
Pub & Tavern Serving Newtown area. Outdoor Dining overlooking Pootatuk River. Events Space, Warner Loft can accommodate up to 85 guests.
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