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9 N Main St, Wallingford, CT 06492-3709
+1 203-265-6393
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese plate” (8 reviews)
“short ribs” (10 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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9 N Main St, Wallingford, CT 06492-3709
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We eat out usually at least 3 days/week, and J. Christian's is definitely my favorite. The old bank architecture is so cool and the food is always very good. Their blackened mahi mahi is my favorite dish. Always good service and ambiance. Oh and the...More

Thank doozer82
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Enjoyed a surf and turf special, delicious. 3 of us got the special and the 4th enjoyed a delicous steak. We always enjoy the service and the venue is very pleasant An old bank building repurposed to create a great dining experience

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The Mac & Cheese is amazing. The meatloaf dish and the sweet potato gnochi are delicious as well. Never a bad meal ther.

Thank SuePM
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

There's a new chef & a new menu with some of the same long term Signature Dishes. The menu has a southern Flavors flare. We shared their Panzanella salad, which was more than plenty for 2, along with a short rib dinner and a fried...More

Thank Jay V
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Lovely restored bank with some interesting menu choices. Love the southern inspired shrimp and grits, popovers, and cheese plate. Wish it could hold more people for parties and that there were more menu additions.

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic happy hour menu, the absolute best cheese board I have ever had!!!! Caramelized onion cheddar, dried apricots, fresh local honey, fig jam, oh my!!!! The short rib tacos, and a fair wine list.

Thank Ash R
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I had the Shrimp and Grits and as meals go this was one of the bests I have ever had. The Sea Hag IPA quenched my thirst and the truffle fries served as a tasty appetizer. I would have preferred the pop overs but they...More

Thank Craig O
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I recently took my boyfriend here for his birthday. J Christian’s is a former bank that was renovated beautifully. There is a grand staircase that takes you upstairs to second floor dining. We asked to sit upstairs so we could look down on the bar...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We went with another couple before a concert at the Oakdale Theatre on a Saturday night. Everything about our dining experience was excellent. The food was really, really good. It was hard to select an entree from all the fabulous choices. Our waiter had been...More

Thank Cindy27M
Reviewed 7 June 2016

What a fantastic spot for dinner really cool place. We were here graduation weekend may 22 party of ten. Our waitress was fabulous....so sweet great service everyone loved the food. The wine list was really nice and a nice pour also! Fish tacos were great...More

Thank mwaight5
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Response from tbaird1117 | Reviewed this property |
Never a problem if your legs work.
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take credit cards. That's how I paid.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 N Main St, Wallingford, CT 06492-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-265-6393
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