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Second Poquonock Giant Grinder

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75 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096-1506
(860) 623-9435
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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226 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered food for 18 of us and the bill was over $200 so not to bad. The portions are huge, I ordered a Chef Salad and thing came with more meat than the pizzas did. I ate about a third of it. The sandwiches for a half size has to be 10". So what I am saying is the... More 

Thank Sjwiden
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I've been going here for years. I used to work in the CTNG Army Aviation Flight Facility and often went here for lunch and now that I'm retired, my wife and I will drive up there from Glastonbury. Here's why: Value: About $8 gets you a half grinder that you have to struggle to finish yourself (but I seem to... More 

Thank scorpionzerosix
Windsor, Connecticut
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We live by this restaurant and come by often as the food is great and the portions are huge. It is family run and the entire staff are extremely friendly. A true find and if you can stop in you certainly won't leave hungry.

Thank familycomingtotown
Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I just don't get it. Super average sub, cold and unhelpful staff. Subway is no different, with more options. The only thing I will say that is a good thing is the subs are huge, and you are supporting a local business.

Thank peterpower
Sewell, New Jersey
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Working in CT near Hartford airport many times, seen a supervisor with a NICE roast beef and cheese sub (oops grinder in CT, actually call it a hoagie here in south jersey) and decided to give it a try. I ordered the large..like 16 bucks. It was enough for 2 full meals. The meat and cheese were all the way... More 

Thank kirkeeddddp
Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

this place is terrible they cook everything in the same grease ... salad is never fresh and its always different the chicken is fried to hard and like I said everything is fried in the same grease terrible food

Thank Johnson E
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I dont know what previous review was talking about when they said needed more meat on grinders......there grinders are loaded with meat. I usually take half of it off and have enough for 3 sandwiches!!! Staff and owner are extremely friendly and accommodating and will even make me something that is not on their menu

Thank Linda P
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Not too bad for a quick bite. The sauce on the pizza is a little sweet for me and the grinders are ok. They most certainly could use more meat on their grinders but it's ok for an average grinder. Basically, you get what you pay for here. They do have fresh vegetables on their pizza unlike some pizza places...

Thank Lisa A
Windsor Locks, CT
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Love their chicken broccoli and pasta. Also very good gyro's. And no one can beat their fried chicken and Jo Jo Potatoes!

Thank Ninniealoo
Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The restaurant is in a small plaza and it didn't look like much. But the food was better than I thought. I got a half a grinder and it was FILLING. It was a good type of filling where I was full and it left a good taste in my mouth. I didn't even know what a grinder was before... More 

Thank LChen6490

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, American, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096-1506
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Windsor Locks
  • Phone Number: (860) 623-9435

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