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GW Tavern

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20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794-1503
+1 860-868-6633
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Cheshire
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Nestled in the quiet corner of CT, this tavern is a solid choice for average service, ambience and food alike. While the soup was very tasty and the salad inventive, the NY strip steak was fatty and mediocre. The restaurant offers only wine and beer on the menu and when asked for a cocktail menu, the waiter told us that... More 

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Seymour, Connecticut
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Always reliable for a pleasant meal and atmosphere. A little pricey but usually worth it. Best to hit it off peak, it can get a little crowded.

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Thank billct2
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

This is a nice neighborhood restaurant. The restaurant capacity far exceeds the parking lot capacity - especially in the summer. The bar is great for dining alone. The service is always very good. I have had most of the comfort food dishes like Meatloaf, Chicken Pie, Tenderloin tips. They are always on target. If you can find a parking place,... More 

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Thank Scott J
Thomaston, Connecticut
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I met my in-laws at the pub for lunch. The ambience was fantastic -- very New England. We started off with a spinach and goat cheese salad, which was absolutely delicious. I had a hamburger. One of the best I have ever had! My boyfriend had the chicken sandwich, which he also found delicious. We highly recommend... More 

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Thank Mariette K
Eastham, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2015

Our son and daughter-in-law's wedding and reception was at GW's last weekend. The Hors d'oeuvres were the best that I have ever had in my life - anywhere - and we have traveled and eaten out quit a bit. Tempura vegtables, Ruben balls, pulled pork quesadillas, shrimp cocktail, grilled shrimp, crab cakes, grilled eggplant, grilled squash, batter fried broccoli that... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

The location is in a nice part of CT. The building is circa 1850 and has been nicely renovated/decorated. There is a nice expansive outdoor dining area. The food is quite good and most is excellent. Prices vary between $11-30 which is reasonable. A good variety of chicken, fish, veal, beef and many daily specials. The lot will be filled... More 

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Thank House111
Washington, Connecticut
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

I don't like to write mediocre reviews, but the meal we had last week was so subpar compared to meals we have had here in the past. Not sure what happened, but everyone in our party of 6 was quite disappointed. Even my 16 year old son who is an easy eater, critiqued his fries and would only eat a... More 

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Alturas, California
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220 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We held our son's wedding rehearsal dinner here and I don't think we could have had a better experience anywhere! From my initial contact with John 6 months ago through the event things went super well! The menu choices were numerous and well thought out. They allowed us an hour and a half to set up the table decorations before... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

I haven't been here in years (used to live down the road) so I dropped in while visiting family. I didn't eat, just had a few drinks. I remember the food being quite good, but I can't review that after this visit. I stopped to see who was still around. I had a nice visit, met some tourists, saw two... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

We eat here about once per month and the food, setting, and service is so good and very dependable. There are always very good specials including fresh local fish and even on a Saturday evening the service is excellent. Good wines by the glass and seasonal desserts

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794-1503
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Washington Depot
  • Phone Number: +1 860-868-6633

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