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Big Steve's Grill

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81 Whiting St, Plainville, CT 06062-2220
+1 860-410-4304
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Central Ct
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Nice clean diner with great food at good prices! And they take order over the phone and will deliver! Don't leave out the free fixin's on your grinder or sandwich. Have to try the soups next.

Thank HappyTrailsTwoYou
West Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I love to stop off when I am going through Plainville. Nice stopping point on Broad Street. great burgers for a quick meal. fries are good too. love the picnic tables outside!

Thank surlybiker
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

If your in the area you have to make sure you stop by this gem. Their chili cheese dog is amazing. I always make sure I stop by here on my way up to Connecticut.

Thank Justin P
Weehawken, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Being from NJ I visit CT often to see family and always ensure Big Steve's is a stop I make every time I'm there! Their chili hot dogs are amazing, I most definitely recommend not leaving without trying one. No wonder they made it on to Diners,Dive Ins and Dives, they are a CT staple!

Thank Caroline C
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Steve's is burger heaven if you like a good burger!! Stopped in today for our burger fix & they were as good as we remember! We frequented Steve's for years when we lived in CT...since moving to Florida we haven't found a burger as tasty. The burgers are cooked perfectly, served on a toasted bun with toppings of your choice.... More 

1 Thank Seadreams
Plainville, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

You can find this restaurant located in the center of Plainville. This is a place to get a great burger the way you want it. My special is the double with a hamburger and sausage burger with fried onions and cheese. They will customize your order to your liking. They have a great hot pepper relish and condiment bar. The... More 

Thank FrankieG10102015
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Good food and great service 👍 was perfect for a quick bite while out. I would definitely return the next time I'm passing through.

Thank dave a
Farmington, Connecticut
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

The food! So many delicious options. The Bacon Bomb Burger is out of this world. This place is a fried food lovers paradise; they have fried Oreos, fried Twinkies, and fried Pop Tarts. The service is also fantastic. Very down to earth people who enjoy seeing guests leave full and happy. It is in a weird location, but definitely worth... More 

Thank Leggyj
Torrington, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Stopped by last night on my way to my daughter's b-ball game. Ordered a burger to go and got a sample of chili while waiting.i love the nostalgic decor. Service and food were top notch. Burger was just the right size and as good as I've had anywhere. Been to a lot of so called gourmet burger joints, but fresh... More 

Thank Mike M
Bristol, Connecticut, United States
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

Having eaten here a half dozen times over the past year I have to say I've always had good food and friendly service. I'd recommend it to anyone wanting a great sandwich or quick lunch.

Thank Ronald D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Whiting St, Plainville, CT 06062-2220
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-410-4304

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