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East Side Restaurant

131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
+1 860-223-1188
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“salad” (22 reviews)
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131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have enjoyed many superb meals at East Side... until last night! They have always served a great Prime Rib dinner, so I ordered an end cut, knowing that it would be more well done (have always ordered end cuts there), but when it arrived,...More

Thank PBJ27
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that your most recent meal with us was not up to our usual standards. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we absolutely agree that tough, dry prime rib would satisfy almost no one. We...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

After a Polish funeral it is tradition to gather and eat so we headed here for lunch. Approximately 18 of us and our waitress did not miss a beat. Everyone got hot soup, various entrees and a nice rice pudding; some had beer but most...More

Thank casinogal
Reviewed 7 August 2017

What a fun spot for dinner. Putting aside the authentic German fare, the entire dinner makes it feel like eating the meal in Europe. The beer flows, the german meatballs and veiner schnitzel tastes great, service is impeccable!

Thank Seapinesmiserable
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This was my dads favorite place to come when we would come out to visit. The atmosphere is awesome and the accordion player was a hit with my grandkids , their traditions and beer make it festive. The food was delicious and the variety they...More

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I feel so fortunate to have such a unique restaurant here in New Britain. The atmosphere is wonderful. You can't come to this restaurant without having a good time. The beer is plentiful and amazing! The food is the same. The waiters and waitresses are...More

Thank dcampbellct
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It had been years since we last went to East Side for a meal and we regretted that we let so much time go by. We met friends for lunch and we had a lot of catching up to do. East Side during the week...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great place. Go for the full beer and watch the fun. The beer was delicious, the potato pancake starter was crazy good. The food was plentiful and tasty. No leaving hungry

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Comes with a nice spicy mustard. The German sausage app with sauerkraut was excellent. Bea the sever was fantastic and recommended the super sized Spaten Optimator which was great. Need two hands to drink this huge mug of beer. The ambiance is right out of...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 22 April 2017

East side is a fun interactive evening and another spot we bring out of town guests and family. It mirrors authentic Germany with dishes and beers served in da boot. They always have music where everyone sings and should be joyful! The pork dinners are...More

Thank Niferlou
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you are looking for good German food and a fun time...the East Side is the place to go. Accordion player makes the rounds and fun hats on unsuspecting diners creates loads of laughter. Six of us went a couple of weeks ago - three...More

Thank ConnecticutGeminEye
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
00:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Dwight St, New Britain, CT 06051-2334
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-223-1188
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