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Main Street Grille

252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3102
+1 860-739-5300
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
30 Mar 2017
“main street grill”
21 Feb 2017
“Awful service, good warm (not hot) food”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3102
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I haven't had particularly good experiences at Main Street Grille in the past, but when my wife and I wanted to go someplace local for a quick dinner, we figured we'd give it another shot. The first indication that it might have been a mistake...More

1  Thank elbanddad
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We were seated near 2 groups of very loud people. One group was using foul language. We asked the wait staff to ask them to watch their foul language the waiter went right over & stated WE were complaining about the noise & language. We...More

Thank mary lou o
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

What a treat that was! The Main Street grille belongs to that category of restaurants that they don't give the full "picture" from the outside! What a surprise! Next to the water in a large beautifully bluish decorated room we had the best treat! I...More

Thank Ellopia
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This place maybe known by many in different venues but as for us their Fisherman's platter is worth every bite and penny. Add lobster meat for additional favor and fulfilling appetite. We love their take out.

Thank Hector M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Waitress took our orders, brought beverages and then disappeared, leaving menus on the table. Another waitress even noticed we were not being attended to so she came over to take our order. Having already ordered, we asked for the bread that every other table received...More

Thank Medusa222
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The clam chowder here is really good. I got a lobster roll, it was $19. That's a little high for the area, as they usually run about $16. The problem I had with this lobster roll is that it didn't taste like fresh lobster meat....More

Thank Heather B
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Decor the same as 25 yes s ago. Clientele the same. Food was horrible with no apology. Basically just a hang out for locals that have stayed in a restaurant that changed hands three time. Bar very light like a cafeteria. Same set up as...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Well, this was anything but quick......You would think that 4:30 on a wednesday afternoon would be a lock on quick service....NOT! The food was subpar, really? how can you screw up crab cakes. This used to be a great place.....changed ownership a while ago it's...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Granted, we did have a table of 10 people. But six of them had already been seated with drinks before the rest of us had arrived. We were there to celebrate my friend John's 50th Birthday. We sat down and a few minutes later the...More

Thank Townz
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Not a very enjoyable Thanksgiving where you have gone the last two years including other holidays to get a call from your waitrsss saying you did not pay the bill when you brought me change for $100.00! We had a very bad experience with the...More

Thank neimanmarcusnat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-5300
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