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Scotch Plains Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
124 Westbrook Rd, Essex, CT 06426-1551
+1 860-662-4032
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
124 Westbrook Rd, Essex, CT 06426-1551
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there after a matinee at the Ivoryton Playhouse. Last time we ate in the dining, room, this time tried the bar upstairs. The bar is very spacious and the tables are well spread out. We started out with onion rings which were very...More

Thank Bobby-sprocket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service,sat in bar area never waited on. Got up and left after 15 mins. Only one other table occupied so it was definitely not busy. A matter of poor waitstaff!!! Don’t waste your time go elsewhere.....

Thank MRZC64
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Loved the decor of this restaurant but were really glad us oldsters ate downstairs. Upstairs has an active bar and game area, and the Saturday we were there featured a live band. Dinner was only ok and we really wanted it to be great. The...More

Thank Sheg
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We recently met for lunch at this restaurant and we were all very happy with the service and our food. The decor inside and out is very cool and there was a great bar upstairs with lots of TVs and a game room with 2...More

Thank rmbobroff
Reviewed 15 September 2018

if you gave it to them for reviving and old school staple they get points for reopening. wings are great. thats all... great for football on Sundays

Thank livetoeat860
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We loved the interior of this restaurant, with two floors and a high ceiling with rustic beams. The bar upstairs had large TVs everywhere ---- a great place for viewing upcoming football games! We did find the food and drinks a bit pricey. The pastrami...More

Thank SandyKNA
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

On the good side, this restaurant has been beautifully renovated. You can eat outside, downstairs, or upstairs where the bar is. The hostess was lovely and seated us quickly. Our server approached our table right away and offered us drinks. I had a speciality drink...More

Thank jeffrey r
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We made a reservation for dinner here before a show at the Ivoryton Playhouse. The exterior of the building is new and undistinguished. The interior is quite lovely. There are at last three seating areas, including an outdoor section with gas heaters. The service was...More

Thank NYMartNY
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We came here with friends to talk and catch-up. The atmosphere was lively but not intrusive, we could enjoy a quality casual meal, in a very sociable setting. Food is comfort foods gone upscale but not so pretentious as to call itself a gastropub. This...More

Thank gnolect
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Love the open, high-ceilinged almost lodge-like decor of this place--with modern twists in the lighting and art. The staff is wonderful, welcoming and patient in answering menu questions. The menu--yum. I had one of the best grilled-cheese experiences of my life, and I don't remember...More

Thank laursie10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Westbrook Rd, Essex, CT 06426-1551
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 860-662-4032
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