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84 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790-5347 (City Hall Avenue)
(860) 489-8900
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Torrington, Connecticut
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Backstage is a great place to eat, because you can get anything from an appetizer to a full meal. Located next to the Warner Theatre, it has a great bar scene and ample seating. Overstuffed burgers, great beer list and nice atmosphere.

Thank John T
Utica, New York
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141 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure this is a "pub" as such. Regardless, great atmosphere, clean, lots of room and some outside seating. It would be tough to match the beer selection.....both bottles and on tap. I like beer and like trying different ones, yet this place had some I had never heard of. Reasonable prices for beer and food along with friendly... More 

1 Thank Sandylaneguy
Torrington, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food is average except in price. Burger was cooked wrong ,fries greasy, water staff excellent. Was hoping for a better meal.This was our second attempt but left wanting.

Thank Robert A
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So only having been a recent visitor to Torrington, CT, my stepson who has been staying there the past four weeks tells us we MUST have dinner at Backstage - the food is awesome. Can't say no, so we go with my wife, and his girlfriend. The atmosphere was a fun pub, but not crowded - high ceilings and use... More 

Thank RP_ResearchGuy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! They have a great beer selection! Tap takeovers almost every week. Join the email list and you get burger buddy announcements 2 FOR 1 burgers and fresh fries!! Family friendly and they also have awesome wings! T-Town has needed this for a long time!! The quesadilla is a great meal for quick lunch! I hope you like... More 

Thank M T
Torrington, Connecticut
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Located in the center of downtown Torrington, you will not be disappointed!! Great atmosphere for getting together over drinks, dinner, lunch, great food and entertainment. Perfect before or after a show at the Warner Theater.

Thank ShirlsQB
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We had the whole package - great service, delicious food, nice atmosphere. Even a Brussel's Sprouts hater might like their small platter, in which they are well seasoned and then roasted to perfection! And actually it is not small at all...a very large serving. My friend eats there often and loved the chicken quesadilla which has a chipotle aoli that... More 

Thank Carolyn B
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to try different types of beer even though I don't drink beer. They have a good selection on the menu & have great salads & other food choices.

Thank mbtrash
Torrington, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

It was ok but i just was overly impressed. I don't mind paying for it when its good. It just wasn't that good for the money.but for being in torrington its ok

1 Thank jeff k
Playa Del Carmen
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We wish we can give higher than 5 Stars but we can't. The party was awesome as was the entire Backstage staff. 1. Servers - Jasmyn and Greg were great. They were very attentive and pleasant. They went beyond the call. They were polite and always there when needed. 2. Kitchen staff - super and very attentive 3. Management -... More 

Thank Steven C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $27
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790-5347
    (City Hall Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Torrington
  • Phone Number: (860) 489-8900
Backstage, located next to the Warner Theatre in downtown Torrington, serves casual American food from its full "all-day" menu, prepared fresh from scratch. Service begins daily at 11:30am, and the kitchen stays open late on performance evenings for after-theatre dining. Select from crisp salads and hot soups, creative Small Plates, Perfect Burgers of hand formed Angus patties on house-baked rolls, popular sandwiches, and Big Plate comfort favorites. House-made desserts are a specialty. The antique mahogany bar soars 14 feet above the trendy zinc counter, and presides over northwest Connecticut's largest offering of craft-brewed beers. 24 brands are available on tap, with the bottle selection at more than 70. The well-rounded wine list is popularly priced, with several wines offered by the glass. Customer service is a passion at Backstage. Servers and bartenders serve up our unique "Awesome Customer Service," and management is visibly present during all meals.

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