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Tipping Chair Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
1783 Meriden-Waterbury Tpke, Milldale, Southington, CT 06467
+1 860-426-9688
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“wings” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“great dinner” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
€€ - €€€
1783 Meriden-Waterbury Tpke, Milldale, Southington, CT 06467
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

5 dollar cover to come in and eat ??? Band way to loud . Bathroom stunk of urine . I got a steak sandwich , talk about where’s the beef . 3 Oz if that. Lots of regulars that were rude .

Thank williamn865
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Our food was good. The staff was friendly and they have music 7 days a week. Their list of beers was impressive. When we stopped in the next night, the bartender was even more friendly.

Thank dananddiana
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The server was super nice and my bartender gave me great suggestions with a smile! I’m from Kansas City, MO and I’ll definitely come back when I’m in town! 👍🏾

Thank Terrell W
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Live music every night. GREAT music to boot. The whole place has such a cool vibe. It's bar menu food that is on the better side, but the music makes it great. The bar has a great variety of beer.

Thank Esterina D
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little place. They have Keno if your interested in that. The food is good. not many choices, but still good. drinks are great of course, and service.....great!!! our waitress was super sweet and on top of her game. we never once...More

Thank sue53076
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Service was wonderful, food was absolutely delicious, especially the donut wings. And their homemade lemonade is quite the treat.

Thank Kat B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I noticed this restaurant on Swagbucks. The burgers were of gourmet quality at a fraction of the cost. I had the Plain Jane Chicken patty ($10.25) and hubs had the Mushroom w/American cheese ($10.95). We're definitely coming back to this place in the near future.

Thank MaineIndie
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Stopped here with my college-age daughter for a bite to eat and was WOWED at the quality performance of Rohn Lawrence and friends! Had no idea this place existed! the place was jumpin!!!!! It was 9:00pm on a Thursday evening and everybody was dancing. Food...More

Thank Newenglandhome
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for something different near our home, we were so pleased we ventured one town over for a very enjoyable early Saturday dinner. Turns out this small venue was nearly full at 5 pm, because regulars come early for dinner, then stay for dinner. My...More

Thank MeridenTW
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We went to the Tipping Chair Tavern last night and enjoyed the experience from start to finish. While it is a fairly small place, the tables are laid out for maximum enjoyment of the music, and passage by customers. We arrived about 7 expecting to...More

1  Thank bobsw1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1783 Meriden-Waterbury Tpke, Milldale, Southington, CT 06467
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington  >  Milldale
  • Phone Number: +1 860-426-9688
We're the new tavern here, but we bring with us all the character of our past experiences in the food and music industry. We wanted to create a place where musicians, food and drink enthusiasts and the community could all come together. A bar is only as lively as it's patrons, and we think we've perfected the perfect place to meet new people, bond with old ones, and just in general have a great time.
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