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Ivoryton Tavern Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Bar, Pub
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8 Summitt St, Ivoryton, CT 06442-1125
+1 860-767-1449
Today
06:00 - 10:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon 06:00 - 10:00
Tue - Wed 06:00 - 21:00
Thu 06:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Ledyard, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Always love it here. Burgers and wraps are great. Great bargain, huge portions. Great place to bring friends and have a few beverages.

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Thank Jessica O
crowell50, Guest Relations Manager at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. Happy Holidays! More 

Colchester, Connecticut
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Burgers were tasty and cooked perfectly. They come in four sizes with onions, tomato, lettuce, pickle and chips. The quality of the meat is what makes the burger and this place has one of the better ones. The restaurant is old but quaint and a bit chilly if you are going in the winter. Reservations are advised if attending on... More 

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Thank UConnRon
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this review

We take pride in our burgers and appreciate your comments. Hopefully, you will come back and try some of our other dishes. Happy Holidays! More 

Connecticut
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I tried the Ivoryton Tavern one night on a whim. We love Ivoryton, having been a part of the Farmers Market for several years. The food was delicious! We have gone back several times and try to stop in regularly. The burgers are huge, the portions are very generous. I often get the cod dinner. The specials... More 

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Thank thinair6
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Our Staff really tries hard to make everyone enjoy their experience at the Tavern. More 

Essex, United States
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

had the nachos and wings. They need bigger dishes to put the food on, the nachos were served on a rather small plate and were greasy. The wings were small, I did not find them very appetizing, they need to work on presentation.

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Thank Antonio R
Centerbrook, Connecticut, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I enjoy visiting got cafe once a week fora drink and some food and visit a few friends that live local I like the soups that get served and the burgers are so bad fresh. Clean and sanitary place to come sand relax for a while

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Thank Andrea L
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You Andrea for the great review. We appreciate you spending time with friends at the Tavern and becoming one of our regular friends. More 

Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Food is ok for pub grub...the staff is more interested in their own interactions than in interacting with the customers.. The woman who cooks is especially rude and dismissive of their customers...a bit ruff and gruff

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Thank cschiffer65
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this review

This lady was last in our restaurant in 2014. She had a big dislike for the "Cook" because this cook had her removed from the Ivoryton Inn due poor judgement and her disruptive behavior. The rude behavior and dismissive behavior by the "Cook", was due to the multiple complaints and warnings she had to give this lady during her stay... More 

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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We had tickets at the theater next door and were looking for a pre performance cocktail. The Ivoryton Tavern was located right across the street and had the casual atmosphere we enjoy. The staff is super friendly and welcoming and they have a varied pub style menu with daily specials and some interesting beer selections. We stopped in again after... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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197 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Stopped in for lunch while visiting a friend; he was from the area, I am not. He suggested the Ivoryton Tavern. Very respectable menu with what appeared to be a Daily Specials separate menu. Excellent beer selection, both draught and bottle. He ordered the "Mini Burger" which was the size of most other place's large, I went with the fish... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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128 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The Tavern offers a varied menu with daily specials. They are noted for their burgers and salads which we tried and the did not disappoint! Salads were very large, creative and tasty. The one pound burger was cook to correct doneness and tasty. A nice funky atmosphere and reasonable prices.

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Thank kapaugers
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You More 

Deep River, Connecticut
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a very histororic old tavern, if the walls could talk! They have lots food choices, they have the BEST BURGERS around and they have 3 sizes, I get the mini and can barley finish it, there is something for everyone. The staff is friendly and attentive. It's our favorite place to go for a quick burger.

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Thank Sharon U
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you! I agree that we have a great staff! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Summitt St, Ivoryton, CT 06442-1125
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ivoryton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-767-1449

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?