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Smarty's Bar and Grill

) #22 of 31 Restaurants in Niantic $$ - $$$ American,
215 Main St, # 1, Niantic, CT 06357-3223
+1 860-739-8818
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible9%
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“clams” (2 reviews)
“morton house” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
215 Main St, # 1, Niantic, CT 06357-3223
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Lions club holds its monthly dinner meeting at Smarty's from October through May. We all eat off the menu, which is good choices at reasonable prices.

Thank Andrew U
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I noticed the prompt regarding atmosphere j- well, there is none. The room we were ushered into for lunch was stark and the chairs and table were well worn. The windowsills were dirty and clearly hadn't been tended to in YEARS. I guess the best...More

Thank nancyrI721CQ
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Held the surprise birthday party here for my husband in July have been had all my family flying from California the broasted chicken is the best thing ever have to order that when you're there great little place in Niantic definitely a must if you're...More

Thank Unclesogg
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We've eaten there a couple of times and it just got worse. Food and service were both below average. We are disappointed because there outside seating is a great location

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Just went for drinks after dinner. More of a bar for summer hangout for 'kids'. The bartender was friendly! The place just needs to be updated and then I'm sure it could be a really great place to hang out.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Had not been to Smarty's to eat in many, many years but gave their breakfast a try on Sat and Sun this past weekend. Smarty's is the restaurant at the Morton House in the middle of Niantic. They serve breakfast only on the weekends. Its...More

Thank eongcn
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stumbled upon this place. It did not disappoint. It was a beautiful summer night- we sat and ate on the patio. They had live music. Food was affordable, good-size portions and very tasty!

Thank Meghann G
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

It was my first time going there with my mom while we were on vacation. A friend of ours told us to go there and we figure why not try it, we've past it a dozen times. So we went and ordered some watermelon martinis...More

Thank mbruni611
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I live in the area. Been there several times. Outside. Never been inside. A bit of traffic noise but the patio always has been clean and simple. The food is good, alot of comfort food options. The broasted chix is yummy. So was the chopped...More

Thank ConnecticutBonbon
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner outside, little bit of road noise but great spot in Niantic. I had the Shrimp Scampi, filling and tasty. The rest if the family each had the fish and chips. They rated them 8 out of 10 since. Plentiful, enough moisture without...More

Thank Justin B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Main St, # 1, Niantic, CT 06357-3223
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-8818
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