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Eli's Steakhouse - CLOSED

788 Norwich Road, Plainfield, CT
+1 860-230-0039
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average35%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
16 Jan 2013
“Restaurant has been closed since the fall of 2012”
12 Nov 2012
“" Good food"”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
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788 Norwich Road, Plainfield, CT
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

Eli's was average at best when it was re-opened after a fire destroyed the restaurant several years ago. It was re-designed and enlarged but the emphasis was on large numbers of people crowded in tight quarters as opposed to quality food. So when it was...More

Thank Paul393
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Dined here over the Summer with some friends. The place is kind of rustic yet very wide open and kind of loud. The hostess and waitstaff were very attentive but just a little slow.The portions I thought were great and the prices are reasonable. This...More

Thank Orioles1955
Reviewed 31 August 2012 via mobile

I tried this place 4-5 times. I really wanted things to work cuz there aren't many restuarantsf in the area. The service was lacking any sort of confidence that made it an experience. The steak choices were lame and not worthy of a "steakhouse". The...More

Thank Shleemoon
Reviewed 17 August 2012

I had the steak salad and it was very tasty and substantial. The prices were very good and the wait staff attentive. It's well worth a visit.

Thank Ger2852
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I'm not sure they should bill themselves as a steakhouse. More like a family restaurant with some pretty cheesy Western decor. Generic menu with a few steak options tacked on. Food average, service slow, dirty silverware, tables kind of crowded together. Disappointing.

Thank 100Cranberry
Reviewed 24 July 2012

This restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. It's family friendly--we had a baby with us--but there's no overwhelming noise and clatter. The waitress was great, and our food came quickly. Others pitched in to help.

1  Thank TrishaHMoore
Reviewed 16 July 2012 via mobile

I've been to Eli's a handful of times and enjoyed every visit. Their penne chicken ala vodka is excellent and their prices are great. The service has been good every time. The restaurant is big and clean, and while it is always busy, we have...More

Thank tanyamary627
Reviewed 24 April 2012

I am assuming Eli's was short on wait staff when we visited, because we waited a L-O-N-G time to both place our orders and receive our food. Our waters ran dry. Prime rib is a specialty on their menu but it was very fatty and...More

Thank Nugie
Reviewed 6 February 2012

I live in the area, and my family and I eat at Eli's about once a month. I am very picky about my steaks and how there cooked (i like it med-rare) and they are the only restaurant that cooks my steak perfect every time,...More

1  Thank babs0128
Reviewed 5 February 2012

Worse prime rib I ever had. The service took way too long, by the time I receive my prime rib it was stone cold. Waitress also was quite rude and wouldn't keep different tabs for the table. A great night ruined by a crappy restaurant.

3  Thank Andy831
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  • Address: 788 Norwich Road, Plainfield, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-230-0039
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