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The Black Sheep

247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3162
+1 860-739-2041
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“poutine” (6 reviews)
“house chips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3162
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to this place after a day of fishing on one of the charter boats down the street. It was a strong recommendation so the group of its stopped in. Food was good enough to kill the hunger. Restaurant was clean, staff was friendly, you...More

Thank rrobert349
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We asked to be sat on the patio as it was very loud inside the restaurant. There were 3-4 other tables occupied on the patio, so not very busy. Took quite a while for the server to come over to take our drink order. Many...More

Thank DamianR418
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Found this place in East Lyme/Niantic CT while wandering. Turned out to be great find. I's an upscale Irish pub with excellent food and service. Music coming in as we finished. We also be nice on a chilly fall or inter vening./ Right across fom...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We dined here several years ago when they first opened, and the food was barely edible. Possibly the worst food I have ever been served, which is why it took me years to return. I should have waited a few more. Let's face it: this...More

1  Thank PlainLadyJane422
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Got the bangers and mash had to send it back to the kitchen cause the bangers were raw. Came back burnt on one side but still raw in the middle. Check the picture...raw at the top charcoal on the right.

2  Thank Hvacbaby
Reviewed 11 August 2017

but I am a sucker for a beautiful bar, great food and good service. I come here everytime I am in the area!

Thank Spiketravelmeister
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Came for dinner with my whole family (wife and 2 children) Food was great, loved the fried calamari. We have been to most of the local restaurants in Niantic and Black Sheep is one of our favorites 4 years running.

Thank Seth P
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I stopped in while we took a very pleasant walk through the very quaint town of Niantic. We had a very pleasant meal featuring a Caesar salad, plus pan-seared scallops and chicken enchiladas. The enchiladas were particularly good and our server was...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We chose The Black Sheep after being enticed by their menu. There were a lot of great options, but not too many so it wasn't hard for us to decide. We ordered their Guinness Baked Wings to start with and they were awesome. We chose...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch and ordered wraps with fries. The space was nice, pub-chic even it it was a little run-down inside. Service was good. No complaints there. The hubby was immediately impressed with the beer selection and the wraps were fine, but the french...More

Thank WandaLuz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3162
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-2041
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