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Willimantic Brewing Co

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Beginning on June 17 reopening for indoor dining as well as our outdoor Biergarten. Our hours are subject to change. The Willimantic Brewing Company/Main Street Cafe is a living landmark restaurant and pub brewery located in Willimantic, in the heart of rural northeastern Connecticut. Our original Main Street Cafe was founded in 1991 and began operations as a small deli in the old Capitol Theatre building on Main Street in Willimantic, CT. Occupying both the lobby and concession area of the theatre, seating was limited to 50 people. After 3 years we were bursting at the seams and made the move to 877 Main Street, another historic building. There we expanded to a full service restaurant and featured
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

Went for lunch on Sunday. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. I got the chicken burrito & it was just ok. More re-fried beans inside than anything else. Basically your basic pub food. There was also a mild scent of bleach in the dining...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Great beer and food! I invite people here regularly. The people are friendly and welcoming, even when they are packed! If it's a Thursday or Saturday night, call first. Sometimes that are very busy. They have a neon "Open Tables" light in a window visible...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

Since I live locally I come here a couple of times a year. Stopped here recently for a few brews and snacks with my brother and the place was hopping even on a Monday night. Great selection of beers and cider in house and we...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

This is a bustling little restaurant in the heart of Willimantic. It was packed but we had a reservation and we were actually seated in advance of our prescribed time. Our waitress, Bailey, started off great but then got busy and we lost her for...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

Restaurant has good food and they micro brew on premise the beer Nice small town also , where you can see the old Threadmill . Some have been restored and being used .

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

We felt the food was very average. I had the Bigelow Beef wrap, which was tasty once you get to the sauce which was too thin to stay on the contents. It kind of sank to the end of the wrap. My wife's BLT was...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 26, 2019

A wonderful repurposing of what used to be a beautiful old school post office. Good selection of food at reasonable prices and an amazing array of beers. Excellent service. Parking can be dicey depending on time of day.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Food is so tasty, big variety of beers & friendly stuff!! Also, the building is soo beautiful!! I will definitely recommend it!!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2019 via mobile

Awesome burger..excellent service! Upbeat atmosphere..will definitely return :) Extensive list of various beers.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2019

We went there with family who have 3 children ages (nearly) 11, 6, and 18 months. The place was packed and our order didn't arrive that quickly (especially for little ones). I had chicken tenders which I thought had far too much hard breading and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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DennisElliotMarkDave
December 2, 2015|
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Response from Karen G | Property representative |
Hi Dennis, yes we do take reservations in our dining room on the weekends. Our pub is first come first served.
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