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The Blue Hound Cookery

107 Main St, Ivoryton, CT 06442-1103
+1 860-767-0260
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cajun & Creole, American, Gluten Free Options
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107 Main St, Ivoryton, CT 06442-1103
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were there with a group before a play. Our waitress was welcoming and friendly, but seemed to have to go ask someone else whenever someone in our group had a question. Service was prompt and aware that we had a time we needed to...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been several times; at tables and at the bar. Last night we sat at the bar and had a really nice time. Spoke to out of towners in for the show, then later, more locals. Friendly town. And really great food. Both had specials,...More

Thank alisa62
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The offering is clear...southern food with a Louisiana twist. The menu looks AWESOME. The place is always packed (watch out for times the theater across the street is open!). And while some of our food was amazing (corn bread), some of it very good (mushroom...More

Thank Tezajovy
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been a few times and had a great experience each time. Very friendly staff and great food. Especially enjoyed the jambalaya.

1  Thank lynndano
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Sweet cafe boasting an interesting menu, yummy food and service with a smile. Try the buttermilk fried chicken...it’s awesome!

2  Thank Constance E
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Have visited many a dud of a restaurant in Connecticut but Blue Hound was a pleasant surprise. Kind of like creole/Italian fusion cuisine... the dishes we ordered were flavorful and spicy. From the grilled Caesar salad to the crescent city scallop scampi to the jambalaya...More

1  Thank war1today
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Very unassuming ambience, with comfortable spacing between the tables. Great service and interesting menu. Especially appreciated the option for the side dishes to the entree. I don't see New Orleans here, but it is very good.

1  Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The Blue Hound is a really good change from the typical restaurant you find in the northeast. The Cajun/Creole menu offerings are quite authentic in their creation and in their presentations. The draft beer menu is extensive as is the creative cocktail list. The service...More

1  Thank gourmet84928
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Following an interesting visit to the CT River Museum in Essex, we stopped for lunch at the Blue Hound. So glad we did. We both ordered the Oyster Basket and thoroughly enjoyed it. The remoulade sauce that accompanied the meal was exceptionally good. Service was...More

1  Thank Albert S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We loved our quick lunch at the Blue Hound Cookery and then came back again the next night for dinner before the theatre. Yummy food.

1  Thank HappyCJC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Main St, Ivoryton, CT 06442-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Ivoryton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-767-0260
  • E-mail
cookery and taproom located in the center of Ivoryton across from the Ivoryton Playhouse. Casual dining for lunch dinner and late night. New taproom opened with ct craft beers.
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