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Esca Restaurant & Wine Bar

437 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3316
+1 860-316-2552
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  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“calamari” (17 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“fettuccine” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
437 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3316
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I took a group here was was pleased by the atmosphere. We all ordered different types of seafoods and were all pleased with our meals, although several noted that the meals were a bit heavy (too much oil). Their bread is yummy too! One tip...More

Thank EdsGirlBoston
Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you are in Middletown, make sure you go to visit. The meal was very good and the menu varied, with the addition of several specials that evening. Everyone's meals were served hot and freshly prepared, by an attentive waiter who made slight changes we...More

Thank mflans
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been having dinner here for years. Delicious, fresh food. My only gripe was very limited vegetarian selections, but they are getting better. Decor and ambiance have so far strode the test of time. What I didn’t know until last weekend is they have an...More

Thank travelandsee2017
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This was for a business event, service was excellent, Calamari was excellent, fried ravioli were overcooked and really hard. The Chicken piccata was tender but lacked flavor, pasta was mushy (overcooked) but the pasta sauce had good flavor. The mashed potatoes were just ok, I...More

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We reserved this evening and let them know we were celebrating our anniversary. We were greeted by complimentary champagne, a charming corner table, and our food was fabulous. We'd go back in a heartbeat!

Thank DrSuePa
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The waiter was very pleasant and accommodating. The waitstaff was attentive and we had a good creative meal. All of the food was fresh and carefully prepared and presented. The bread was fresh and served with olive oil. I started my meal with the beet...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Nice lunch at this spot on Main Street. Server was pleasant and well versed for not only the food but the extensive wine list as well. Food was very good! We will return again when back in the area.

Thank Cfournier
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We have gone to Esca a few months ago for our monthly dinner with friends and found it hasn't changed since we went there three years ago. Excellent selection of food with a large wine list. My wife tried their wine sampling choices and it...More

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Nice atmosphere, contemporary, right on a busy corner in the city with good street views, food was awesome but the place is a bit pricey being a la cart. However, if you're ok with that you will enjoy!!!

Thank Who's O
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Eaca has a great wine selection, and if you don't know what to get then they have flights of wine, so you can sample. Just a little pricey.

Thank Dre K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3316
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-316-2552
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