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Spot Cafe & Restaurant

) #11 of 101 Restaurants in Groton $$ - $$$ American, ,
11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
+1 860-448-6276
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good52%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“lobster” (7 reviews)
Open Now
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

THE SPOT is that comfortable neighborhood bar and pub. Always lots of choices and really great food. It's a little rustic on the inside with booths & tables. In the summer tables outside are available. The food is always good, and the service very attentive....More

Thank showhouseready
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

6 of us had prime rib and not one complaint. Good meat, perfectly cooked. Loaded potato was sooo good too.

Thank Shelly S
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you Shelly! We put a lot of stock in our prime rib. Glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you are looking for casual dining, The Spot is a better option than your typical chain like Chilis. They have lots of brews on tap and the full compliment of Two Roads which is just down the turnpike in Stratford. The food is good...More

Thank silvaja01
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this. We appreciate all feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is a hidden gem in Groton! It has a variety of great options on the menu. Every night there is some sort of special or something going on. Whether it's ladies night or Trivia or BOGO burgers, this is the place to be....More

Thank TravelGirlCT19
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you very much TravelGirl, much appreciated! Come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Lots of choices are on the menu at The Spot Cafe and Restaurant. We are not into sports bars, but this place was really OK. We sat is a somewhat quieter booth away from the madding sports crowd. We had nachos and queso after our...More

Thank Kathleen M
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for writing a review Kathleen! We will let Liz know how happy you were. We kinda like her too.

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Just the two of us. Where to eat? Thinksgivivg Day. They were open meal was great thumbs up for the service too. I will not way for Thanksgiving to go back.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great food and value great atmoshere in summer out door bar great service and value very good bar food n portions. free popcorn wide verity bof on menu steak nie mon prime rib saturdays every day specials

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy. Just good bar food and nightly specials in a blue collar bar. Good service. Free, salty popcorn. Good people watching. Trivia night. Done.

Thank JAG2021
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy restaurant with good food. Menu is average. They offer a two for one burger special on Tuesdays and a prime rib night on Thurs. My daughter enjoyed beef enchiladas with beans and rice. It looked like a lot of food but she finished. My...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband goes here all the time and loves the food. Chicken parmigiano is his favorite at this time. Today I had the beef stew, which is incredible. I highly recommend it when they have it as a special.

Thank Sandymrs
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I'd like to see their menu.
25 September 2015|
Response from Dan B | Property representative |
You may check our web site for all your needs. daily specials are posted as well as our ever revolving beer list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-448-6276
  • E-mail
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