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GW Tavern

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$$ - $$$
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20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794-1503
+1 860-868-6633
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Danbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Historical Inn overlooking river. Excellent food. Out of the way but worth the trip. Definitely stop by if in the area

Thank Geoboy1987
Valletta, Malta
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been an on again, off again guest. Food not consistent but always eat able. A bit pricey for food quality and dish preparation and presentation. Needs a face lift, a good dusting, new menu and some creativity.

Thank DoubleDee2020
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261 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A country hearty food kind of place. The staff was great and there's a lot to choose from on the menu. We had the chili (a little sweet), pork chop, pot pie (enormous) and other dishes. The food was good but not great. Decent drink selections. Clears out by 830pm

Thank rwgrncrd
Arlington, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

bustling tavern with authentic feel. tough parking situation. not the best for a date night out. better for beers with the dudes or a family with kids.

Thank kdotcdot
Flemington, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Excellent soup and entrée. Staff attentive and friendly. The place to go based on many comments from locals. I have visited four other places in the Washington CT area, all the rest went from bad to worse.

Thank Joseph B
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We just love this place! No matter when you go, you are going to have a great time. Beautiful in the spring through fall outdoors. So cozy inside in the winter. Food is very tasty. We have always been treated well by the waitstaff. Oysters are delightful. They have gluten free available whenever necessary. Always FRESH!

1 Thank Lynn S
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155 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had heard about the turkey dinner that the GW serves on Monday nights, and was so thrilled when we arrived. The servers were all so friendly and warm. They served us outside at 6 p.m and their terrace. We overlooked a stream and ordered our turkey dinners. It was complete with stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. The desserts... More 

1 Thank Beluga4162
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66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A lovely late lunch with five of my girlfriends! Super glad we booked ahead though, as the place was super busy and there was a line-up to get tables... Food was above average, though not superb (my garden burger was burnt, and I was surprised to see string fries v steak/home-cut fries at a place like this). Service was super... More 

1 Thank VancouverBeck
Naples, Florida
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198 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

They were out of Kobe Beef and offered to substitute the regular (grass fed) beef and serve it with the kobe beef toppings. I ordered it rare rare -- it was medium -- and did not come with the Kobe beef toppings. It was lunch, we were having fun, why ruin it with a discussion/debate with the wait staff. Fries... More 

1 Thank vinnyandbabs
New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My Fiance & I stayed in Washington, CT for two days and ate at the GW twice! We LOVED the enviroment- so cozy and warm! and the food was so great! I got the chicken pot pie and it was amazing!

1 Thank carlypbutters

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794-1503
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Washington Depot
  • Phone Number: +1 860-868-6633

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