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Mill on the River

989 Ellington Rd, South Windsor, CT 06074-3567
+1 860-289-7929
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (42 reviews)
“prime rib” (18 reviews)
“ravioli” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
989 Ellington Rd, South Windsor, CT 06074-3567
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Recently had dinner at the Mill on the River - menu was extensive and selected form the nightly special - stuffed shrimp. Food was excellent and the waiter was so attentive. Sat by window and had a very nice view of the falls - all...More

Thank blueskies4me
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My mom took us out for my 40th birthday here. Not only was the food amazing but the atmosphere was too as well as our server, Dave. Good food. Great times

Thank Billie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday brunch came with choice of one entree, continental buffet, and two mimosas. Sat on the deck on a sunny day, I can imagine the wedding from the night before had the perfect setting on the water. I was amazed by the mountain of smoked...More

Thank imsupafly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party had the 3 course special. A butternut squash soup was very good but not as good as their regular menu butternut squash soup, going from past experiences. Same for the pork chop selection. The 2 medium rare prime ribs were cooked to perfection....More

Thank trixie5736
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, this is a charming venue for a restaurant. Constructed out of an old mill on a river, complete with water rushing under a covered walkway, Mill on the River offers a welcoming atmosphere with plenty of room in the dining area, plus an attractive...More

Thank r0bertr894
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is New England and perfect, The service was outstanding and our meals were excellent. The server (Ishvan) was courteous, informative and polite!!!! Our meals were cooked to perfection and the presentation was so nice.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a fabulous restaurant that has been revived with most recent owners, who have opened Market Grille, and Republic. The SW location offers a relaxed and homey atmosphere for all ages, but especially an older clientele. The dining room decor is a rich wood...More

Thank uniquitous33
Reviewed 5 September 2018

My fiance and I visited Mill on the River for the first time Sunday for our anniversary dinner. I made reservations in advance and judging from the parking lot when we arrived, it was lucky that I had done so. Greeted by our hostess, we...More

Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Don't understand why they refuse to allow separate for couples. Made for a real pain as it required flashlights to read bill and calculator. I have not experienced any other restaurant that refused to provide a separate check if requested. Won't go back as they...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Mill on the River is always a great place for the best food. I’ve been going there for 30 years. Never have had a bad meal or a bad experience. The servers are top notch and the restaurant is very accommodating. Your food is always...More

Thank nailsbydianne
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5 August 2018|
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Response from MaurmcNewyork | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant to confirm. When we were there it was crowded and we had to park in a secondary parking lot across the road. The lot was uneven and could be a problem depending on the disability
14 March 2017|
Response from viaggiatoreciao | Reviewed this property |
The brunch menu is available online at the Mill on the River web site then click on Sunday brunch. Brunch includes 2 cocktails [mimosa, screwdriver, bloody mary, champagne]; coffee and tea; access to a continental area... More
29 January 2017|
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Response from WaltMary57 | Reviewed this property |
They have a Sunday Brunch which is fantastic.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 989 Ellington Rd, South Windsor, CT 06074-3567
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  South Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 860-289-7929
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