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Dakota of Rocky Hill

1489 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1301
+1 860-257-7752
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (69 reviews)
“steak” (97 reviews)
“carving station” (10 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1489 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1301
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our server Amanda over in the bar area was absolutely amazing all night long. She was attentive and took care of a dish that was not really hot in the matter of minutes. She is very good at what she does. The food was average...More

Thank Dave A
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your business! We're glad we lived up to your expectations.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I met a friend for lunch here as it was a good in between location for both of us and am I glad we selected Dakota! Our server couldn't be nicer and the food was great. I had the crab cake sandwich and my friend...More

Thank NewEnglandTraveler23
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the thorough review, New England Traveler. Our salad bar never seems to disappoint! We are so glad you stopped by and we look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

They have a fantastic bunch on Saturday and Sunday. Food is delicious and the variety is excellent. Mother's day, father's day, birthday or just don't feel like cooking, Dakota's is a wonderful dining experience.More

Thank Jon S
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much, you really have left us nothing more to add except that reservations are recommended, especially on Sundays and holidays. Holiday brunch reservations can only be done via phone. Saturday and Sunday brunch can normally be reserved through our website or via...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I went after work on a Friday and was seated right away. I had the Dakota Trio, an appetizer, and it was a nice portion. Teriyaki steak (cubes), mesquite chicken, & Gulf shrimp. It comes with two sauces. I added the salad bar & it...More

Thank Doris D
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking the time to leave this review, Doris!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I would suggest making reservations on the weekends or the wait could be long. The Sunday brunch is delicious and plentiful! The variety is great and everything is very nicely presented. Even the kids loved it!

Thank icurokruok2
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, reservations are helpful, especially on Sundays. Saturday brunch is usually not as busy. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

My family and I went for brunch one day on a Sunday. We made reservations but still had to wait awhile even though there were many open tables. Kind of odd... The server took a while to assist us, so another lady sent us on...More

Thank HappyCTmama
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Great spot for a group to meet and eat. Menu offers many choices, but a favorite choice is the extensive salad bar. Homemade bread is served at your table. This goes nicely with the salad. Burgers, scallops, and shrimp were also tasty. Service good and...More

Thank Sue G
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Best place around for brunch, hands down! Go hungry and enjoy everything they have to offer, as much as you'd like. Planning to go on a holiday, plan ahead and make a reservation!

1  Thank Anthony R
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, a reservation is always a good idea. The Best of Hartford and the Best of CT agree with your "Best Brunch" sentiment for 10 years running. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We always go early and our seating in the bar area. Great bar service. They have the best salad bar. We always order the crab cakes and salmon. The hot dark bread is just just yummy.

Thank 827maryannb
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You hit on many of the highlights of a meal at Dakota. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had a "Santa" lunchen there and were treated like royalty. They provided us with a small conference room and provided plenty of water. The lunch menu offered a variety of entrees and the food was delicious. Everything reasonably priced, also friendly service.

Thank Howard B
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for the thorough review. Your input and business are appreciated.

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avak4
20 April 2018|
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Response from Glenn L | Reviewed this property |
It was not all that fresh
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randallmantilia
3 March 2017|
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Response from Terri M | Property representative |
Hi, we built the restaurant back in 2001, prior to that, there was a hotel in that spot. You may be thinking of the J Copperfield's which was in the location that is now On The Border.
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BandCSwans
29 May 2016|
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Response from Terri M | Property representative |
Yes, we can accommodate groups up to 75. Our party packages are available on our website or you can call the restaurant and ask for Cathy Harris.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1489 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 860-257-7752
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to the Dakota Restaurant in Rocky Hill. Take a step into an era of rich traditions with an intriguing mix of history — Adirondack mountain lodge, the Old West, the Rockies, and the Great Plains. Our reputation is built on quality, consistency, service, and value. Our steaks are served juicy, hot and sizzling; the fish and seafood are ocean fresh; the extensive salad bar features locally grown produce; the Swedish homemade bread is hearty, and the mud pie is irresistible. Whether you’re looking to come in for a casual lunch or dinner, our award-winning​ Saturday and Sunday Brunch, to watch a game in our tavern, or host a special event in one of our private dining rooms, we’ve got you covered.
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