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Spot Cafe & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
+1 860-448-6276
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us had prime rib and not one complaint. Good meat, perfectly cooked. Loaded potato was sooo good too.

Thank Shelly S
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Shelly! We put a lot of stock in our prime rib. Glad you enjoyed. More 

Norwich, Connecticut
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for casual dining, The Spot is a better option than your typical chain like Chilis. They have lots of brews on tap and the full compliment of Two Roads which is just down the turnpike in Stratford. The food is good and they usually have good specials.

Thank silvaja01
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this. We appreciate all feedback. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Groton, Connecticut
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is a hidden gem in Groton! It has a variety of great options on the menu. Every night there is some sort of special or something going on. Whether it's ladies night or Trivia or BOGO burgers, this is the place to be. The manager has hired a wonderful staff and the service is top notch.

Thank TravelGirlCT19
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much TravelGirl, much appreciated! Come back and see us soon! More 

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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Lots of choices are on the menu at The Spot Cafe and Restaurant. We are not into sports bars, but this place was really OK. We sat is a somewhat quieter booth away from the madding sports crowd. We had nachos and queso after our dinner when we felt like sitting and chatting longer. For dinner we had had beef... More 

Thank Kathleen M
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review Kathleen! We will let Liz know how happy you were. We kinda like her too. More 

Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Just the two of us. Where to eat? Thinksgivivg Day. They were open meal was great thumbs up for the service too. I will not way for Thanksgiving to go back.

Thank Tim H
Groton, Connecticut, United States
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great food and value great atmoshere in summer out door bar great service and value very good bar food n portions. free popcorn wide verity bof on menu steak nie mon prime rib saturdays every day specials

Thank Brian L
Stonington, Connecticut
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139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy. Just good bar food and nightly specials in a blue collar bar. Good service. Free, salty popcorn. Good people watching. Trivia night. Done.

Thank JAG2021
Clearwater, Florida
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy restaurant with good food. Menu is average. They offer a two for one burger special on Tuesdays and a prime rib night on Thurs. My daughter enjoyed beef enchiladas with beans and rice. It looked like a lot of food but she finished. My husband had a cheese steak with house made chips and a side of a jus.... More 

Thank Stephanie B
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband goes here all the time and loves the food. Chicken parmigiano is his favorite at this time. Today I had the beef stew, which is incredible. I highly recommend it when they have it as a special.

Thank Sandymrs
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Hubby had linguini with clams, scallops and shrimp, loved it! My lobster grilled cheese was ok. The lobster was dry and overlooked, tasty. The server was great. All in all. 4.75 out of 5.

Thank Mannan328

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-448-6276

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