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Elmo's Dockside

48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
+1 860-646-3474
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“stuffed sole” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking for a half way meeting point and came across this restaurant. I was very happy with the service, the staff and the restaurant itself. Very cozy and casual. Food was excellent and prices were reasonable. Went back for a second visit even though its...More

Thank Joann H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a business lunch, lots of seating, area for larger groups, many options to choose from, good wait staff.

Thank Beverly61
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's gone from a 4 to 5 star restaurant to 2 to 3. I was generous with three. The service was below average and slow. The food the same. This was a proud restaurant and it's sad to see it slip.

Thank TheWiseOwl-AZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were three of us here in Vernon, CT looking for lunch today. We are often away and trying to decide by looking at on-line menus and on-line reviews as to what we would like to try. I don't like to read the lousy opinions...More

Thank ChefLady1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a seafood lunch and tried this restaurant. We were not pleased with our lunch. I had only 8 french fries on my plate as well as a very small overcooked piece of fish. We have not returned. It was very overpriced...More

Thank willow488
Reviewed 17 June 2017

After reading a write up, we decided to give Elmo's a try. We were returning from Boston and ready for a good meal. Seafood seemed like a good choice. We decided to eat in the bar area. A man, whom we later assumed to be...More

1  Thank jeanc319
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My friend wanted seafood. We decided to try Elmo's. We entered thru the bar area and was quickly greeted by the bartender(I think her name is Jane). We were told the dining room opens at 4. We sat in a booth and Jane preceded to...More

Thank Trish L
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Quick and good service throughout our time here. Shrimp cocktail and appetizers were large and worth the price. I have the broiled seafood dockside which I liked everything except for the clams casino. My husband had the big stuff shrimp entrée and enjoyed that. We...More

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great place to eat in Vernon. Large menu and daily specials The bread is to die for! Great atmosphere

Thank Etta M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The food is excellent. Sea food is the specialty, but there are many other choices - steaks, chops, pasta,etc. Try a cup of the lobster bisque as an appetizer. The stuffed sole was mainly stuffed with shrimp and lobster - not bread. Most importantly, you...More

1  Thank Jon M
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Sandy S
8 April 2016|
Response from Bear E | Reviewed this property |
If they still have a happy hour - it runs from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Vernon Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-646-3474
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