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$10 - $35
American, Bar, Sushi
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Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews sushi oysters burger corn chowder salad bread gnocchi fries salmon wings potatoes raw bar never disappoints very nice atmosphere warmer months our favorite restaurant nice meal
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Reviewed June 5, 2020

THIS is a real destination restaurant: expect gorgeously prepared food and excellent drinks at reasonable prices. A place for a great night out, celebrations of every sort, a cozy couples' conversation or--as we just did--the FIRST place to go our for AMAZING meals you can't...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020

Every time I visit New England, I look forward to seafood. This time, was meeting with family for lunch and was pleasantly surprised with the variety on the menu. The customer service was also very good as well. Would recommend as well as return!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020

We have been customers of 85 Main for many years. Currently the bar prices are high and the oysters while still delicious are getting smaller each Wed Happy Hour. We NO longer go for dinner as others have pointed out, we too have experienced the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020

Our waitress was good! Meal was a variety from a burger to Seafoods. I found the Chatham scallops to be so, so! Fries weren't that great, left many! This visit was just okay...I traveled from Massachusetts meeting friends. I think your prices are alittle overpriced!...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Had lunch here on a quiet Sunday afternoon. We choose the mussels for an appetizer and the crayfish po boy and monk fish cassoulet with white beans for our meals. Every dish was hot and flavorful. No complaints. Their Spicy K is a no brainier...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 24, 2020

85 Main has become our favorite restaurant in beautiful downtown Putnam, CT. It is our sushi destination, and never disappoints. Our most recent experience was amplified with James Martin's gumbo, the poke bowl, and our old/new favorite person behind the bar...Dawn! Keep up the great...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 14, 2020

Its always excellent, If I splurge for oysters, about the best you can get this far from the ocean. You want a crab cake, it really is all crab! the salmon is always fresh, I wish I lived closer to Putnam. Oh the sushi is...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Very good clam fritter starter, tangy and filling. Main course crab cake, good quality, could have done with a dressing.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 10, 2019

Lunch w/friends during the week took over 45 minutes for food to be delivered. Corn chowder w/clams was broth based not milky or creamy, much to the dismay of several who ordered it.

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

We stopped on our way to Boston for a nice dinner and to avoid Boston traffic. It was a Monday evening so the restaurant was not busy. Service was fine. Their bread served before was warm and yummy. The have a nice wine list, and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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March 9, 2018|
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Response from Tellitlikeitismc | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never asked this kind of user ion anywhere - however- the staff will adapt any item on the menu for you. They were very accommodating. I would also suggest calling ahead. Sorry i couldn’t provide more details.
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