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Black Rock Tavern & Restaurant

78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
+1 860-283-4447
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (4 reviews)
“reuben” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this Tavern & believe me it won't be our last. Started with Beef Empanadas, Truffle Brussel Sprouts & crab cakes. Outstanding! Entrees included a Reuben Sandwich with sweet potato fries, BBQ Platter with cole slaw, Apple walnut salad with...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We've been going to The Black Rock Tavern for a few years now. The food is very good, although a couple times we were disappointed, but returned and we're very pleased. Maybe it was a bad day? I don't know. But we continue to return...More

Thank sue53076
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Black Rock Tavern has been one of those places I have driven by a zillion times but never tried. Recently stopped by as they were one of the few places around open Sunday afternoon and our friend had been before. Nice menu with a...More

Thank RickyRight2013
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My daughter and I were in town waiting for a talk to start at the train museum. They recommended this place. We were pleasantly surprised at the interior based on the outside. The service and food was superior and exceeded our expectation. highly recommended

Thank MissyH56
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our extended family went for lunch .The food was fresh and very tasty!! The wait staff was warm and accommodating!!The drinks were good and my Ruben was great

Thank GinetteP689
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We found that the food was of good quality, our hostess was very upbeat and was always checking to make sure everything we needed was there.

Thank patrickperugino
Reviewed 2 December 2016

A friend suggested we meet here because it was a central place for the three of us to meet. Very little parking in the back, so you need to park on the street. This is an old building in an old factory town, so the...More

Thank BRosaJr
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Disappointing for a $28.00 special. Pan seared scallops tasted like the cast iron pan that I pictured them lightly seared in..A little too uncooked inside for me and very little seasoning or taste. Creamy Risotto has great ingredients like sun dried tomatoes and pearl onions...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been here on three different occasions and find the food quality is not consistent and the service is slow if you have a table of more than 2 people. I would go back to eat in the bar area as that was not...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very good food and atmosphere. Right in the center of Thomaston. Also, Rotary meetings are held there at noon on Tuesdays.

Thank Robert G
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30 October 2016|
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Response from pcb_10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they had several GF choices on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: +1 860-283-4447
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