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Willimantic Brewing Co

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967 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226-2330
+1 860-423-6777
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Mon 16:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Lebanon, CT
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has delicious food, a varied menu, interesting atmosphere, good service, and top quality beer. It is a good place to meet friends for lunch and have iced tea on a hot afternoon, inside, or out under an umbrella. It's also quite pleasant on a winter afternoon with a hot meal and hot drink. The wait staff never rush... More 

Thank Barbara I
East Hampton, Connecticut
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Six of us headed out on the Airline Trail with WilliBrew as our destination. It was fairly chilly and threatening rain, so two headed back as soon as we arrived in Willimantic. The rest of us explored and then were ready to eat. It was UCONN graduation day and the restaurant was busy. But service was good and the food... More 

Thank Kim C
Vernon, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped at Willimantic Brewing Company for a refreshing Willibrew after an afternoon of biking on the nearby Airline State bike trail. The old Post Office building was perfect for the restaurant/ bar break and we loved the enormous oak wood bar. We tried the Cocoanut Coffee Stout (good) and the Scotch Tapped (very good). But the piece de resistance... More 

1 Thank whitrok
hartford CT
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106 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going here since I was a college student and Eastern Connecticut State University. Sad thing is, seeing the prices skyrocket over the years. I used to go and get the nachos appetizer with pulled pork and it would cost about $12...now... around $20 for the same thing. Expect to spend about $20 per person for an entree and a... More 

Thank brando16a
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up eating in the pub because the restaurant was packed but it was just as nice. The service was quick and very nice and the building is quite cool itself. One bit of warning, THE NACHOS ARE HUGE! Do not get them as an appetizer because you'll be full before your meal 😳

Thank Kimberb21
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, friendly and efficient staff, and excellent beer brewed on site. Well worth the hour-plus ride for me.

Thank Steven C
East Hampton, Connecticut, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We try to get out to the Willimantic Brewing Co at least 2 times a month! WE LOVE IT!! We sit at the bar and the service is always amazing!! The NACHOS are hands down the BEST IN CONNECTICUT!!! The food and service is ALWAYS consistent!!!

Thank kameyc
New York, NY
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went there at 4:30 on a Saturday afternoon and the pub was packed. The restaurant side (where we sat) had some tables but was pretry hopping too. I suppose it's because it's right next to the ECSU campus. The beer was interesting if not amazing (i had a Gruit and a sour IPA) and my Dad's Riesling was fine. But... More 

Thank Incisive_Idiot
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a spectacular restaurant. With lots old charm. It used to be The Willimantic Old Post office building is beautiful with lots of history.The food is delicious my favorite is the Prime rib king cut with baked potato. I also love their nachos. And their onion soup is delicious.

1 Thank Maria P
Norwich, Connecticut
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100 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Four of us had different meals and everyone was a winner. From the fish and chips to the steak we kept everyone happy.

1 Thank Paul W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 967 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226-2330
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Willimantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-423-6777
The Willimantic Brewing Company/Main Street Café is a living landmark restaurant and pub brewery located in Willimantic, in the heart of rural northeastern Connecticut.Our original Main Street Café was founded in 1991, and began operations as a small deli in the old Capitol Theatre building on Main Street in Willimantic, CT. Occupying both the lobby and concession area of the theatre, seating was limited to 50 people. After 3 years we were bursting at the seams and made the move to 877 Main Street, another historic building. There we expanded to a full service restaurant and featured American craft-brewed beers and an extensive menu. One more move was in the cards for us, and we made yet another trek down Main Street to our home in the current granite and limestone 1909 U.S. Post Office Building.

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