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Black Rock Tavern & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
+1 860-283-4447
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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189 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I were in town waiting for a talk to start at the train museum. They recommended this place. We were pleasantly surprised at the interior based on the outside. The service and food was superior and exceeded our expectation. highly recommended

Thank MissyH56
Thomaston, Connecticut
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our extended family went for lunch .The food was fresh and very tasty!! The wait staff was warm and accommodating!!The drinks were good and my Ruben was great

Thank GinetteP689
Terryville, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We found that the food was of good quality, our hostess was very upbeat and was always checking to make sure everything we needed was there.

Thank patrickperugino
Prospect, Connecticut
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

A friend suggested we meet here because it was a central place for the three of us to meet. Very little parking in the back, so you need to park on the street. This is an old building in an old factory town, so the outside doesn't look like much. But when I walked inside, I was surprised how nice... More 

Thank BRosaJr
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Disappointing for a $28.00 special. Pan seared scallops tasted like the cast iron pan that I pictured them lightly seared in..A little too uncooked inside for me and very little seasoning or taste. Creamy Risotto has great ingredients like sun dried tomatoes and pearl onions and parmesan but overall lacked any real flavor..just blah. Dish needs something..Take a taste, Chef.

Thomaston, Connecticut
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7 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been here on three different occasions and find the food quality is not consistent and the service is slow if you have a table of more than 2 people. I would go back to eat in the bar area as that was not bad but would not recommend the restaurant section.

Thank Marty S
Thomaston, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very good food and atmosphere. Right in the center of Thomaston. Also, Rotary meetings are held there at noon on Tuesdays.

Thank Robert G
Litchfield, Connecticut
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

It's a great place in Thomaston ct. I went there last night with my wife. We had dinner and drinks. I had there sirloin steak and my wife ordered lemon chicken. It was prepared perfect. The drinks are good as well. Not watered down like all the chain restaurants.

Thank scottlowden
Southington, Connecticut
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Today we visited the Tavern with a group of eight after taking the morning excursion on the Naugatuck Railroad. We found the menu very complete and all selections by our group were fully enjoyed. Choices included about six varieties of very nice soups. A great appetizer selection and many entree choices including daily specials. It certainly would be called comfort... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
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267 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Our Funseekers social group from Oronoque Village had a bus trip arranged through Friendship Tours to see the production of Billy Elliot at the Thomaston Opera House (see my review on that venue). Luncheon was to be at the Black Rock Tavern. The menu choices for our 47 Funseekers who took the excursion was a Chicken Francaise or Baked Scrod.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: +1 860-283-4447

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