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Hawthorne Inn - CLOSED

2421 Berlin Tpke, Berlin, CT 06037-4036
+1 860-357-2061
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
15 Jan 2018
5 Feb 2017
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2421 Berlin Tpke, Berlin, CT 06037-4036
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Prices are high. Used to be a great place under the Grelacs. Pizza for lunch was the worst yet - crust was tough and the toppings were like chewing gum.

1  Thank BobSMeriden_CT
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This was our third visit in the last few months. Always have been famous for their roast beef and that is why we go back. Ordered prime rib medium rare, only to be told that medium rare was NOT available, but medium was, so I...More

Thank xrrrl
Reviewed 7 December 2016

as a child we would celebrate holidays and special occasions here, then the food got downright nasty. through the years I have returned but remained disappointed. saturday night was my most recent trip of the four I have taken within the past 3 months or...More

Thank jane d
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Used to be very good. Food was excellent. Really a shame to see this place closed. Last week it was auctioned off due to tax evasion. Business is now closed!

Thank DisAPOINTED-123-123
Reviewed 27 August 2014

My husband and I just loved going to this place. Fantastic bands on Saturday night. Bar 2421 (their bar) was always packed. As soon as the band started, the dance floor was full. Food had not been good but over the last months they had...More

Thank serandon
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Went here one night for dancing. Was good. Bar couldn't keep up w people. But went to brunch and it wasn't that busy and was very good. Heard they're closing. So sad. Come back!!!wantt to go for brunch and maybe dancing again. Good price on...More

Thank Dee B
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I recently held my daughter's bridal shower at the Hawthorne Inn in the Sherwood Room. The chef designed a custom brunch buffet to fit my budget and requirements. I couldn't be more pleased or satisfied with the entire event! Everything was perfect, the staff extremely...More

2  Thank 12,437,688
Reviewed 29 June 2014

A group of 10 of us went for my sister-in-laws 60th birthday. She was excited to have the prime rib because it is supposedly famous for it. 5 of us ordered it and it was literally a giant slab of over-cooked, fatty meat on our...More

Thank Deborah G
Manager M, Manager at Hawthorne Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2014

I'm sorry you are so unhappy with your experience at The Hawthorne. If you had spoken up when your server and manager asked how everything was we would have happily made every accommodation to ensure a great meal. Our Prime Rib is cooked daily and...More

Reviewed 10 June 2014

Had a retirement party for our beloved principal and it was fantastic. The food was excellent as was pretty much everything else associated with the event. The set-ups looked lovely and the room was arranged exactly as requested. Bartender was accommodating as was the bus...More

Thank Dave A
Manager M, Manager at Hawthorne Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2014

Dave, I am thrilled to hear you had such a great experience with us for the retirement party you held here. I love hearing great things about our staff! We will be happy to accommodate you again in the future and looking forward to it....More

Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

The downstairs brunch buffet is a zoo, with noisy children running around. There's a good selection of menu items, all standard brunch fare. The wait staff was a little pokey with our drink orders, but friendly and competent overall. Very long tables mean you can't...More

Thank IsthisnameAvailabl
Manager M, Manager at Hawthorne Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Thank you for your concerns. We are currently working on resolving the issues you mentioned, starting with using a larger round table for bigger brunch parties. I agree that this will be much more conducive to conversation for larger groups. We do apologize for the...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2421 Berlin Tpke, Berlin, CT 06037-4036
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Berlin
  • Phone Number: +1 860-357-2061
  • E-mail
At The Hawthorne, it's the cuisine that brings guests to us from far-and-wide! With Patrons from all over New England we strive to offer the very best in dinner faire, including a variety of beef from the grill and succulent seafood items. Our extensive wine menu wonderfully compliments our vast array of beef, poultry, seafood and more. With a variety of dining options our guests are able to enjoy a meal in their cozy booth or reserve a private table. Searching for the ultimate private dining experience? Request our Wine Cellar Room to enjoy fine dining in a gorgeous brick walled room with chandelier lighting and rustic decor. For even more privacy contact us to book one of our 12 private function rooms seating any amount of guests between 8 and 350. We work with you to make your dining experience special and unique!
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