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Rathskeller Restaurant Lounge & Cafe

€€ - €€€American, ,
88 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-2276
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (12 reviews)
“chili” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
88 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-2276
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with a co worker and had the egg rolls for starters then the Asian chicken salad. I've been there many times and the food is always amazing!!

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Good quality American food. Good drinks. Service was fine. Neighborhood pub. Nice bar. Will go back.

Thank Millicent G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Having almost a speakeasy feel, this low lit cafe is the perfect spot for an intimate dinner or secret renzevous. The food is consistently solid and the menu features regularly changing specials. The staff is pleasant and attentive. Not a bad spot for a small...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Good for burgers and their chicken sandwich is always good. The Ruben is good too. Most soups are good, and so is the chili. Service can be spotty. But you get a decent drink.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great food but its always the little things that turn you off. When you pay + $20.00 for an entree , its a bit tacky to get an up charge because you are having blue cheese dressing on your salad. Do they really need to...More

Thank SalCT06478
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Heard really great things about this place. The place definitley needs a face-lift. The bar seemed to have a local crowd and I imagine a lot of their business comes from the regulars. While I did not walk out feeling like it was the worst...More

Thank mralstonjones
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We planned on taking some of our family out to dinner but one was a vegetarian and one had Celiac disease. Where to go? This place has a good gluten free and a vegetarian menu and every dish was delicious including the regular ones. The...More

Thank Glamma164
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Nice food, good service, for a "simple" meal. Not gourmet, burgers etc. Good location off Main St., out door dining area, large bar.

Thank Alison717
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Hands down the Rat is a great restaurant. My wife and I go for lunch or dinner weeknights or weekends the food is consistently good. Family restaurant as I take my grandkids there for lunch. Nice atmosphere. Just go, but when you do be sure...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Stopped by this small local restaurant with my 80 year old mother after a doctors visit, she'd been craving a burger after eating institutional food for 7 weeks and they didnt disappoint. The place is easy to find and was full of locals in the...More

Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488-2276
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southbury
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