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Birch Hill Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1320 Manchester Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-1857
+1 860-430-5550
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Portland, Connecticut
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We have liked the food from the sister restaurants so thought it was worth a try. We were concerned it would feel like a bar and not a good place for kids. We were surprised by the non-bar feel and the great food. We will be back again soon.

Thank kojikid832
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135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

There are no other restaurants near the Birch Hill - they have the market cornered up Hebron :). You may have a little wait as it is not a large restaurant. We arrived at 6 pm on a Thursday and shortly after they were on a wait list and bar was full. Service was great! We chose the flat bread... More 

Thank Dana S
Hartford, Connecticut
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135 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We love Birch Hill Tavern. The food is always fresh and good and the service always pleasant and nice. We used them for catering this week and were as happy with the catered, delivered food as if we were sitting there in the restaurant. Sandwiches were fresh and more interesting than typical cold cuts you often get on sandwich platters.... More 

Thank Vacati0nMania
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

On a busy Friday night there can be quite a wait, but we put our name in at the hostess station and went to the standing room only bar. After an hour of watching people get seated- several of whom arrived after us- we got our table. The bar tab for a house wine and cheapest beer- $20 plus tip.bit... More 

Thank melanie s
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Don't miss this gem of Glastonbury! Although not in downtown, it is a very good choice for pub atmosphere and great food! Staff is superb! Give it a try-- you won't be disappointed.

Thank Taylor C
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I consider this my "neighborhood" restaurant. It's a great place to go when I don't feel like fighting traffic. I've had many of the menu items and never had a bad one. The bar area can be extremely noisy at dinner time, so sit in the back if you want to have a conversation. My only suggestion would be to... More 

Thank nutmegger31
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

So I would not return to this establishment even as an invited guest. I had been wanting to give it a try since I live nearby and am always looking for someplace new. I sat at the bar with a friend on a weekday evening. The feel of the place was cozy and welcoming, despite the fact that it is... More 

1 Thank PilotTraveler41
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Want good food and great drinks come here. Excellent selections of beers. In addition, being a Bourbon guys, they have one of the best selections in town. Salmon wrap is excellent and so are other selections on the menu. Pam is so friendly as a server and always attentive to our needs. This is the place this retired couple comes... More 

Thank Thomas B
Manchester, Connecticut
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here. Had to sit in the bar, the back was full on a Friday night. Very noisy! Very difficult to hear a companion or the server. Food was good, my Birch Hill burger was excellent. My wife's fried chicken sandwich was just OK. And it was very messy, falling apart as she ate it, and the plates... More 

Thank JimB8956
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We scoped out which restaurants we wanted to eat at before we journeyed to the USA and when we got here the Birch hill Tavern was also recommended to us by our hosts so we knew we were in for a treat! We both had burgers, which were juicy tender and flavoursome. I had the Birch hill special and Amy... More 

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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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Manchester Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-1857
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-430-5550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?