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Big Steve's Grill

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81 Whiting St, Plainville, CT 06062-2220
+1 860-410-4304
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, decent prices, terrific servers. Friendly, homey, clean and great good ! Love the burgers, the meatball grinders and and the mac & cheese sides really kick butt !!!!

Thank elaine499
Southington, Connecticut
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Food was not cooked the way I asked. I brought this to the attention of the server who more or less in not so many words, accused me of lying, saying that it was cooked the way I ordered. I observed same server being rude to another customer when they asked for another beverage.

Thank CTCOP5542092827
Plainville, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been going to Big Steve's ever since they opened. Great variety and plenty of free toppings. Best cheeseburger in town. Super friendly staff. Love the place. My only problem is they are not open on Monday. I guess everyone needs a day of rest.

Thank John B
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Oh so delicious. Throw the calorie counter away and live a little. I had the Lobster Bisque and Reuben, my husband had the Bomber Burger and Mac and Cheese. We will be coming back.

Thank Lori H
Central Ct
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Nice clean diner with great food at good prices! And they take order over the phone and will deliver! Don't leave out the free fixin's on your grinder or sandwich. Have to try the soups next.

Thank HappyTrailsTwoYou
West Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I love to stop off when I am going through Plainville. Nice stopping point on Broad Street. great burgers for a quick meal. fries are good too. love the picnic tables outside!

Thank surlybiker
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

If your in the area you have to make sure you stop by this gem. Their chili cheese dog is amazing. I always make sure I stop by here on my way up to Connecticut.

Thank Justin P
Weehawken, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Being from NJ I visit CT often to see family and always ensure Big Steve's is a stop I make every time I'm there! Their chili hot dogs are amazing, I most definitely recommend not leaving without trying one. No wonder they made it on to Diners,Dive Ins and Dives, they are a CT staple!

Thank Caroline C
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Steve's is burger heaven if you like a good burger!! Stopped in today for our burger fix & they were as good as we remember! We frequented Steve's for years when we lived in CT...since moving to Florida we haven't found a burger as tasty. The burgers are cooked perfectly, served on a toasted bun with toppings of your choice.... More 

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Plainville, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

You can find this restaurant located in the center of Plainville. This is a place to get a great burger the way you want it. My special is the double with a hamburger and sausage burger with fried onions and cheese. They will customize your order to your liking. They have a great hot pepper relish and condiment bar. The... More 

Thank FrankieG10102015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Whiting St, Plainville, CT 06062-2220
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-410-4304

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