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“Establishment has gone down hill”
Review of 1861

1861
Ranked #14 of 100 Restaurants in Middletown
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We haven’t been here in months, 1861 was one excellent a great restaurant, not anymore. Very disappointed with the new menu and food quality. The signature cocktail the bees knees was terrible. Service was a little slow but there was1 waitress with a lot of customers.

The food was good but previous menus were a lot better. Probably won’t come back.

Thank AWexford
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

1861 has everything to make it a great pub - food, brews and bourbons, among other things. The food menu was particularly attractive because it offers a number of veggie/vegan options.

I recommend the "backyard burger" for carnivores, and don't kill the great taste with ketchup!

Thank SidMonge
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

1861 is an interesting spot. I do like it for drinks for HH or before going to the salon, but it isn't my favorite place to eat. Menu is limited and uninspired. This was a fine dining establishment under different ownership, but I would not call it that now. It is a really nice place with lots of ambiance, but the current owners, in my opinion, aren't leveraging that. This would be a great place for brunch, and they do that, but unfortunately, I really did not enjoy the food.

Thank Dawn S
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Nice dinner after a wedding rehearsal. Efficient wait staff. Family style meal. Nice quality...decent flavors.

Thank MPNC1123
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

1861 is a beautiful and cozy restaurant were you can go for a private romantic dinner a little pricey but the food is fantastic and the Ambiance is great located in the heart of Middletown in the basement next to the old New Castle police station you wouldn't believe this big of a place is in that small building. Once again prices are little high but well worth it you looking for that high quality dining experience

Thank R8162PVtims
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