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East Side Restaurant

131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
+1 860-223-1188
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:30 Hours
CUISINES
German
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is definitely festive and we have always enjoyed the German specialties! Get the wursts and spatzle, along with the beer. It truly is fun, but be aware that the fun includes loud cheers about beer and more! The beer hall is entertaining and...More

Thank a_tolland
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had gift certificates for $40and decided to try it. The last time I had been there was 20 years ago. The atmosphere was certainly jovial. A gentleman dressed in German attire greeted us boisterously! We sat at a cozy table for 2 by a...More

Thank kmfoss
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Had a beef dinner. The beef had lots of fat and gristle, the mixed vegetables were not warm and were mooshy and the mashed potatoes seemed to have been reheated. I had heard this was an excellent place to eat and will never go back....More

2  Thank elaine499
Barbara A, Owner at East Side Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Elaine, we are disappointed to hear you did not enjoy the dishes served to you. Please know there is always a manager on duty to ensure all guest dining experiences are a positive one. We encourage all guest to address all food concerns while still...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Decided to do the Thanksgiving dinner here and was very pleasantly surprised. The food was delicious and the traditional Turkey dinner was very good. Service and atmosphere was very nice as well. Of course the German beer selection and taste of beers was excellent. Can't...More

Thank votfinoski
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Because of the price, we limit our enjoyment for family celebrations. The atmosphere is festive, although loud at times. The decorations make one feel like they are in Germany and are just wonderful. The food has been consistently excellent. The beer is genuine & great....More

Thank ItIsSunny
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We went here to celebrate my birthday. This is a fun place to eat and drink and get your German on!!! The food is fabulous & the beer selections are the bomb!! Our server Heather took excellent care of us and we had a fantastic...More

Thank Loretta P
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Terrible food, overpriced beer. If you want to break the bank and pretend you're in Germany this is the place for you. Rude staff, outdated decor. Avoid this place.More

1  Thank Evan M
Barbara A, Owner at East Side Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hello Evan, we are surprised and sorry to learn you were not more impressed with our establishment. We do take pride in our authentic cuisine and beer we serve our customers, using nothing but the highest quality ingredients available and do price them accordingly. We...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Spent a relaxing fun Sunday afternoon enjoying the festive atmosphere of the biergarden of Eastside. Even though the place is so out of place in New Britain, it is great! Tayler took great care of us as a server. You cannot go wrong with the...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I have enjoyed many superb meals at East Side... until last night! They have always served a great Prime Rib dinner, so I ordered an end cut, knowing that it would be more well done (have always ordered end cuts there), but when it arrived,...More

2  Thank PBJ27
Management response:Responded 31 August 2017

Hello, thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that your most recent meal with us was not up to our usual standards. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we absolutely agree that tough, dry prime rib would satisfy almost no one. We...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

After a Polish funeral it is tradition to gather and eat so we headed here for lunch. Approximately 18 of us and our waitress did not miss a beat. Everyone got hot soup, various entrees and a nice rice pudding; some had beer but most...More

Thank casinogal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-223-1188
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