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Willimantic Brewing Co

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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
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967 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226-2330
+1 860-423-6777
Today
16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Mon 16:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited with family who does their own brewing. We loved the variety of brews and especially the cask selections. Thumbs up!! The food selection and quality was great!

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Thank Snowgod101
Westerly, Rhode Island
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always go here, as both my children went to Eastern. This is always been a must. Almost every table was dirty No one to tell you where to take a seat. That's fine, but you have to go to a dirty table. Our waiter finally came. Did not know anything about Beer ? No manager in sight. Five different people... More 

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Thank kerry0776
Connecticut
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a few friends and we loved it! They have a great beer selection and the atmosphere is fun! The bartender was extremely knowledgeable about the drinks!

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Thank ErikaDuenas
Norwich, Connecticut
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140 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited countless times and always come back. The food is great, but the beer is even better. They have a handful of staple beers and an ever changing list of their own beer and other craft beers.

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Thank Aaron D
connecticut
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place! If you are looking for the best local brew, friendliest bartenders and yummy pub food, this is the place for you. The heart of Willimantic resides at WilliBrew!

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Thank happytrails100
Wethersfield, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Not bad.... I had cob salad this time and a beer. We met brother there, we often do as it is close to his home. The last few visits were disappointing however it seems changes are being made in the kitchen. It's a neat place, an old post office converted which gives it a lot of character. Nachos are popular,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Willimantic Brewing Company recently on a Friday evening. The restaurant was busy, which has been consistent over the years, and parking can be a little difficult with the one-way streets in the area. Craft beer choices were great, there was something for everyone in our group...IPA, Pale Ale, Seasonal...all were tasty! Food is good, basic sandwiches and... More 

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Thank K-Lee2800
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I am here from out of town & was recommended to go to the new brewing company. What a wonderful surprise. All 3 of us loved our food. I got one of the specials, scallops atop a bed of spinach, mashed potatoes & crispy sweet potatoes topped with a lightly sweet sauce. It was perfectly cooked. I was thrilled that... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My mom and I came here once for lunch. It wasn't too crowded at the time. We both got clam chowder and the fresh green salads with simple dressing. The salads tasted good, while the clams chowder was a complete let down. It basically tasted like it came from a can. Server was nice and I know for college students... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great beer and food selection. Pub food at it's best. Service staff is always pleasant. Can be very crowded and parking is not always easy. Don't sit outside if the sounds of drag racing on the main road will bother you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 967 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226-2330
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Willimantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-423-6777
Description
The Willimantic Brewing Company/Main Street Café is a living landmark restaurant and pub brewery located in Willimantic, in the heart of rural northeastern Connecticut.Our original Main Street Café was founded in 1991, and began operations as a small deli in the old Capitol Theatre building on Main Street in Willimantic, CT. Occupying both the lobby and concession area of the theatre, seating was limited to 50 people. After 3 years we were bursting at the seams and made the move to 877 Main Street, another historic building. There we expanded to a full service restaurant and featured American craft-brewed beers and an extensive menu. One more move was in the cards for us, and we made yet another trek down Main Street to our home in the current granite and limestone 1909 U.S. Post Office Building.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?