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85 Main

85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
+1 860-928-1660
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (54 reviews)
“oysters” (17 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

From sushi to salads, to burgers, or full course entrees everyone is great! Especially nice is to go in the warm months and sit outside amongst the flowers and main street hoopla. Great food, a tad pricy but well worth it.

Thank Binnyboo2
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were driving through and wanted to grab a bite to eat. Late night menu was set at a good price, we got the burgers. The buns were made in house, ketchup also, and has a kick to it. I would come...More

Thank Vova H
Reviewed February 27, 2016

A friend and I meet half way in Putnam 2 or 3 times per year and have been here several times for lunch. Burgers are great. The last time I had a salad with salmon, nice greens , green beans and apples which was very...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed February 24, 2016

85 Main and the owner have won several awards and a dinner there will easily show why. This is a great place to have a nice dinner with friends and family. The sushi is absolutely fabulous and 85 Main has to be one of the...More

Thank pblagburn
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Food is quite good. The place is a little cramped. My biggest turn off is they do not take reservations..??? Why??

Thank Dana E
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Went on Saturday night. Four of us had dinner and one drink each. The bill came to $156.00 without the tip. I had the mussle dish and I think I had 8 mussles. My friend had the New York Strip steak. Small and tough. My...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed January 19, 2016

My husband and I go to 85 Main when we're in the area visiting my family. They have GREAT drinks every time. The food has been ok. I don't think it's worth the money. Next time we'll go for drinks and somewhere else for food.

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed January 12, 2016

85 Main has something for everyone, but they also have an extensive sushi menu.In addition, the offer a few types of oysters. Burgers, steaks, fish are on the dinner menu but be sure to check out the specials We eat here at every time of...More

Thank Edwin P
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch after shopping. Service was excellent, food was good but overpriced. Restroom was very clean. Might stop again but will try other restaurants in area first.

Thank gail d
Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We come to CT a few times each year to visit family. We have made a visit to 85 Main part of our routine. This week my wife and I stopped in Tuesday night and enjoyed dinner sitting at the bar. It was so good,...More

Thank Dave S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Putnam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-928-1660
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Chef and General Manager James Martin, along with brothers Barry and Brian Jessurun of The Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret and Dog Lane Café in Storrs, opened 85 main in 2005. 85 main was created with goal of offering fresh, quality seafood and steaks along with locally grown produce in an atmosphere one might expect to find in a "big" city. The emphasis is on fresh ingredients and cooked-to-order menu items. The interior of the building was completely remodeled, creating a warm, inviting and casual dining environment. During the warmer months, the outdoor patio is open for dining.
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