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457 Mason Jar

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457 N Main St, 457 North Main Street, 06010, Bristol, Connecticut, Bristol, CT 06010-4994
+1 860-582-6616
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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457 N Main St, 457 North Main Street, 06010, Bristol, Connecticut, Bristol, CT 06010-4994
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Reviews (48)
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop in for quiet meal with family and friends. Quality breakfast and dinners prepared by family owned staff

Thank DoranAR
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very southern atmosphere. Quite quaint little restaurant and lighting isn't all that great. The food was fair.

Thank Claudette L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Mason Jar has a great food selection that has a southern flair. The waitstaff and owner are very friendly and congenial. It is quite often you will see the owner/chef sitting with a patron creating a relaxed atmosphere. He also make tremendous desserts. Ask...More

Thank Denise F
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I see potential here, but after reading my review (I'm very picky) you may be left wondering why. My wife and I, having lived in the south for a couple of decades combined (and I'm talking AL, TX, KY, VA and NC - not NJ)...More

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went for Sunday breakfast after seeing review on a Foodie show. Small, but nicely decorated and comfy tables encourage relaxed eating. Enjoyed breakfast enough to want to go back for some of the other interesting offerings both for breakfast and lunch. The owner chatted with...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hidden gem. Our group enjoyed French onion soup, crab cakes and assorted burgers and pulled pork. Each burger was cooked perfectly. The hard rolls were super fresh but held together. The toppings were delicious and wonderful. The sweet potato fries that accompanied the burgers...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast. The omelettes were very good but weren't made with real cheese (tastes like kraft singles and was orange). The pancakes are huge - and very thick (about 1"). I prefer a thinner, crisper pancake to this cakier one. Look forward to going again...More

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went for a Saturday lunch after reading a few reviews. We were given the wrong menu (breakfast instead of lunch) but no biggie. We changed from omelettes to sandwiches. We ordered lemonade, sweet tea, calamari, pulled BBQ pork sandwich, and catfish sandwich. The sweet...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

The owner is not very friendly and the breakfast food is not very good. I asked for scrambled eggs and they came out looking like a piece of yellow plastic. He did send them back and brought me some new eggs, which were better, but...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I was surprised to find a restaurant in Bristol that served authentic Southern food, within a homey, pleasant atmosphere. I would have happily returned to 457 Mason Jar for dinner the same evening after my lunch, but this establishment is only open for dinner over...More

1  Thank radiowitch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 457 N Main St, 457 North Main Street, 06010, Bristol, Connecticut, Bristol, CT 06010-4994 (Formerly Mike's Tortoise & Hare Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 860-582-6616
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