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The 1249 Winebar - CLOSED

1249 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06708-3100
+1 203-756-1249
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average28%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible17%
Aug 11, 2016
Jul 12, 2016
“Excellent Restaurant in Waterbury CT”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1249 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06708-3100
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

The former 1249 Wine Bar located off Exit 18 in Waterbury is now under new management and is known as the Molte Wine Bar & Pizzeria. The menu and the staff have all changed. We visited on 7/24/16 maybe a week after having reopened and...More

Thank jorozco203
Reviewed July 12, 2016

1239 is no longer available but suggest that when in the area you eat at San Marino which was excellent and just minuets from the Hampton Inn of Waterbury

Thank nandam3
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice classy place with a deck. It's a little on the pricey side but the food is worth it and good. They also have bands sometimes and I think occasionally a DJ.

Thank Tallchief.
Reviewed March 15, 2016

The management wants this place to be upscale, but only the prices fits the bill. The menu is so limited, I almost went somewhere else. The attitude of the manager was hilarious. He tried to school me on scotch and he had a weak selection....More

1  Thank Derek B
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Hubby, daughter and I ate dinner here early one night. I had the Sirloin Steak, Hubby had Rigatoni with Meatballs and Red Sauce...the food was delicious and while the steak was kind of thin and thus was not the medium rare I ordered, we had...More

Thank ellenz2012
Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled on this place. The server was friendly and helpful (and local). The food was good. They did not have the advertised blue points? Salad was decent. Meatballs and pasta were good. The service was deliberate - not exactly slow, but it lagged. We were...More

2  Thank David H
Reviewed August 17, 2015

I ordered a filet (beef) and asked that it be cooked medium rare. It came out almost well done. It didn't have any flavor. It tasted like boiled meat. I ordered some kind of olive oil infused sauce (there were several options to choose from)...More

1  Thank odh2014
Reviewed July 17, 2015

i stooped in with a friend for dinner and drinks on a thursday night at 6.45. we sat at the bar and the bartender told us that she was very busy and we would have to wait our turn for our drinks. we were the...More

2  Thank mark m
Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went for happy hour which we found online, complete with menu. We arrive and sit at the bar only to be told .... A www geeshh we don't do happy hour. Ok... Whatever we are there so we decide to eat. I ask the...More

5  Thank axisd
Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went to the restaurant at the suggestion of someone from the wine store adjacent to the restaurant. Brittany the server was there from the reviews I read. The didn't have a couple of items on the menu; I upgraded my spinach fettuccine pasta with...More

3  Thank Moten919
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Restaurant Details

Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Pub
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1249 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06708-3100
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-756-1249
1249 Wine Bar has an American menu with a European flair. We specialize in local, fresh, farm to table food. Over 100 wines by the glass, local craft beer and award-winning martinis. There is truly something for everyone at 1249! Live entertainment on Friday nights, Waterbury's largest outdoor patio, private Sky Bar / Taproom and TV Lounge available for parties. Full menu available for takeout.
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