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Applewood Restaurant & Bar

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820 Farmington Ave, Bristol, CT 06010-3921
+1 860-589-7133
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Anderson, Indiana
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a local (non-chain) restaurant in which to have dinner with our son-in-laws folks so we checked Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. We were very pleased and will definitely go back in the future. The menu selections are extensive, and the prices are very reasonable. We had excellent service and chatted a few... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great. Wait staff was great, asking if everything was ok, removing empty plates promptly. Owner came around saying hello and asking if everything was ok.

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Thank jbogan38
Peekskill, New York
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I choose to try Applewood based on a friends recommendation. When we pulled into the lot, we thought they were closed because there was only 1 or 2 cars in the lot. This was a Saturday afternoon (4:00PM) in October. We were going to the Witches Dungeon Museum, right at the Bristol Historical Society. When we entered,... More 

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Thank Jedi-Bob
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Large Menu-----Food was ok----Place was clean but the help::: very unfriendly almost appeared they fought over who had to wait on us and everyone else.

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Thank Bennett1024
Bristol, Connecticut
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We walked in for lunch and five employees shouted hello. We sure felt welcome. That day we had lunch. The chicken salad sandwich was stuffed with lots of chicken. A side of fries was huge and tasty. My husband had a Ruben which he said was very good. After that greeting, we went for dinner. They have many early bird... More 

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Thank drachtool
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I ordered a prime rib here about 15 years ago that was incredibly good and I believe it was priced at just $9.99 which I thought was a very good price. The entire meal was better than what I have had at much more expensive restaurants. It is not very fancy but, the food is great and so are the... More 

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Thank Wayne J
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent and food was good for the price. Decor could be freshened up but other than that a great place to eat

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Thank Jennifer O
Wallingford
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Order in Italian cone omelette made with egg whites. This omelette is made with 3 eggs sausage peppers onions and mushrooms & mozzarella cheese. The home fries was nothing special. I also ordered rye toast, which was buttered as soon as it came out of the toaster. I had also ordered grape-nut custard this was very delicious and the custard... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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334 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

A restaurant with diner food where you can go after church or to met friends and talk. Generally and older crowd or families with kids. Good honest food ... no frills. We love the breakfast fare and meet friends, as you can relax and talk and do not feel rushed. Great sandwiches, panini and good daily specials (soup and vegetable... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Went here for dinner tonight. Had the Open Turkey sandwich, which came with Mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, salad, and warm bread. Everything was hot and tasted excellent and portions too large to finish. Service was also excellent. Will definitely be going back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Farmington Ave, Bristol, CT 06010-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 860-589-7133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?