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Scotch Plains Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
124 Westbrook Rd, Essex, CT 06426-1551
+1 860-662-4032
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
“pork chop” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
124 Westbrook Rd, Essex, CT 06426-1551
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were debating where to go and my son made the final call to go to Scotch Plains Tavern. We were not disappointed! We chose to sit upstairs in the tavern. The service was excellent, the food was beyond reproach! My husband had a fabulous...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first trip to Scotch Plains Tavern will certainly NOT be my last! The food and wait staff were outstanding and the setting is beautiful. We ate upstairs in the bar area and there was live music! The decor is wonderful and makes for a...More

1  Thank Kim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a day on the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat we had dinner at Scotch Plains Tavern in Essex and was pleasantly surprised...an extensive menu from burgers and sandwiches to main entrees in a modern décor with outside seating too. Our request for a reservation...More

Thank Rich334
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Recommended by a delightful elderly lady in waiting room we were in together...we arrived during happy hour-large bar upstairs, low roar-lots of customers, all happy! but no one in attractive dining room....ordered happy hour priced appetizer, calamari-a bit too coated in batter and not much...More

Thank ANNE R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

5 meals and the flatbread and the caesar salad were the only hits. Very long wait for food on a very quiet Monday. Reuben was very dry. Big upcharge to change type of fries. Dirty plates were never cleared off the table. Truly wished the...More

Thank kec06
Reviewed 19 June 2018

What a treat to visit the much anticipated new restaurant in Essex. The food was great and prepared to perfection. I’m returned a few times and have been quite pleased each time.

Reviewed 1 June 2018

hello and welcome to the world of inedibility. I just don't even know how to put it in to words. might as well go to the freezer aisle at stop and shop.

Thank Mike2448199
Reviewed 20 May 2018

My fam and I visited here for the 1st time since previously owned by Oliver's Tavern. The remodel is very nice; very attractive, pleasant atmosphere inside and out. We ate upstairs. It was a stormy, Tuesday night, so not very busy. Our waitress was being...More

Thank elizabetheU6021ZA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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