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Ivoryton Tavern Cafe

€€ - €€€American, ,
8 Summitt St, Ivoryton, CT 06442-1125
+1 860-767-1449
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (25 reviews)
“reuben” (4 reviews)
“chili” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8 Summitt St, Ivoryton, CT 06442-1125
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. What A Find
"The staff is super friendly and welcoming"
lckyriakos
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2. Surprise!
" was the quality of the food and the over the top hospitality"
Tim D
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3. Exceeded Expectations
"The local flair is fun and inviting"
Ejg1222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at bar and had local beer and coconut shrimp app and the best 1 lb tavern burger chili cheese burger ever had. Cooked medium rare perfectly. My husband had the homemade Manhattan clam chowder which was delicious as well. Great old pub!

Thank votfinoski
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Our great staff prides itself in putting out the best product they can.

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This place is a true hidden gem. The local flair is fun and inviting. The building is an historic icon in Ivoryton. Conversation between customers is encouraged (because the bartender turns off all the TV's), and the regulars are a friendly mixture of characters! Swapping...More

Thank Ejg1222
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We are regulars here (for years) at least a couple times a month even though we live in Middlefield. The food is consistently outstanding from the angus burgers (beware of the monster unless you are a very hungry lumberjack) to the salads and specials (I've...More

Thank Marcia Y
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you for your kind words. My wife and myself will make sure to share with our staff. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 5 December 2017

I called in my take-out order on a dreary night. Arrived on time for the pick up and was greeted by the ever-cheerful team and was told my order will be ready in a moment - and it was! Meanwhile, I was able to observe...More

Thank LizzyTish17
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Your review incapsulate exactly what Nan and I have been striving for since we started the business. What makes it really happen is our wonderful staff. Thanks again.

Reviewed 25 November 2017

A charming, cozy spot a couple of miles up the street from the Essex Steam Train. We went before our North Pole Express with our 3 kids (7, 11, 14). AMAZING clam chowder!!! The salads were great too. My fried fish and chips and my...More

Thank Jennifer D
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in the early evening for a meal, chose fish and chips, beautiful fresh fish. The beer was also great. The waitresses were really friendly and helpful. Great atmosphere.

Thank northernfells
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Good food. From a little more refined dinners to large portion pub food, this place is great for a bite to eat. They have a giant burger on the menu. Order it if you dare.

Thank Karl K
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

My friend Sparky took me to lunch at the Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, what a great place; our waitress was pleasant, efficient and witty, the food was over the top and very reasonable *****

Thank frank k
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Ivoryton Tavern was rather small, but the service and the food was out of this world delicious! Prices were more than reasonable, which surprised me because the portions were Huge!! The Ivoryton Tavern was across the street from the Playhouse, so we just had...More

Thank Sharon A
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Sharon, Thank you for your kind words. We will make sure to share the review with or staff to reinforce their continued good service.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had about ten Harley's come to the restaurant on the weekend of the 4th. About 16 people total. We pulled in the side of the establishment and one of the wait staff came out cursing. You can't F$%&ing park here. We parked out front...More

1  Thank Senkow43
crowell50, Owner at Ivoryton Tavern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

I am so sorry about this incident. Unfortunately this town does not provide adequate parking for businesses like mine. The parking lot is owned by the Fire Department and we are fortunate that they allow only my employees park near my building. My employee should...More

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rockybdog
12 December 2015|
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Response from crowell50 | Property representative |
The Ivoryton Tavern & Café has a variety of gluten free meals like salads with chicken breast, seafood salads, Petit Fillet of Beef Salad, Grilled chicken breast, Grilled Steak, Broiled Cod., etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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