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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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CUISINES
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 329 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 days ago

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!

Thank Anthony R
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
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.

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Cozy, rustic atmosphere. Food was just ok. The menu was not very exciting and the quality and taste of the food was ok, nothing special.

Thank MarieC1658
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

I'm sorry to hear that we didn't WOW, which is our goal. As a Trip Advisor Award of Excellence recipient we usually do. I am sure if you were to give us another chance we could exceed your expectations.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

i went to celebrate my daughters modeling school graduation with her friend and my wife. seated quickly. ordered, but took over 30 minutes to get served our food. the restaurant was NOT busy. Other people had sat down after us and were served food before...More

Thank Walter K
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi Walter, it sounds like we really dropped the ball. My apologies. We'd love to get some details from you and make amends. Is it possible that we could speak directly? If you'd message us with your phone number we'd be happy to call you...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Service is exceptional, got in quickly and server was great prices are a bit high compared to other chains that being said the food was very goodMore

Thank Whse340
Terri M, Owner at Dakota of Rocky Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for the review, Whse340. Just to clarify, we are not a chain restaurant. We hand cut our meat and bake desserts and bread in-house​. We go out of our way to avoid a cookie-cutter experience for our guests and as a result, might...More

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, 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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