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Spot Cafe & Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
+1 860-448-6276
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“lobster” (8 reviews)
“burgers” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the blackened swordfish, it was excellently prepared. The potatoes and vegetables were good as well. Hostess put me at a table at the end of the bar directly across from the Ladies Room. - whose door kept sticking open.

Thank Chuck F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

nice, comfortable, clean, friendly, great waitress, fast service. We only had the salads, Greek, and taco. Both a little light in portions, not in flavor. They were a bit over priced and the taco lacked a bit on the chip scale. Will go back to...More

Thank tilefish
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review tilefish! We look forward to another visit!

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a week night to be honest I wasn't expecting much but I was very pleasantly surprised. The server was very attentive and smiled which makes all the difference. Our food was great we had a shared starter which was fab ....More

Thank tipptess
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Welcome to The Spot and thank you kindly for the review!

Reviewed 25 September 2017

After trying the Spot again for the first time in years - for their Tuesday burger special - we decided to bring some houseguests who wanted to watch the Buffalo Bills game. We called to confirm the game would be on, and checked the website...More

1  Thank dp852015
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry you had a bad experience with us. It has been standard for the TV's to be locked on whatever game we randomly pick and our guests to arrive prior to the games so they may find seating. On far too many occasions...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

I just had dinner at The Spot last week. A co worker and I had dinner and sat at the bar. We had the wings for an app. They were great. I had a specialty drink, Bahama mama. After a few of those you will...More

Thank sprice304
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review Sprice304!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

A really nice bar/restaurant. Not a chain, more a family place. A good menu with a large selection of beers on tap. The food was really good, (the lobster bisque was great). The service was quick and efficient, and the employee's are super friendly, making...More

Thank Justaguy061
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such kind words! Thank you very much and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

THE SPOT is that comfortable neighborhood bar and pub. Always lots of choices and really great food. It's a little rustic on the inside with booths & tables. In the summer tables outside are available. The food is always good, and the service very attentive....More

Thank showhouseready
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us a review! We also run a heck of a fried oyster special on occasion.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 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 reviewResponded 12 April 2017

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

Reviewed 18 March 2017

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...More

Thank silvaja01
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

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

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....More

Thank TravelGirlCT19
Dan B, General Manager at Spot Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

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

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joanamarshall
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Response from Dan B | Property representative |
You may check our web site for all your needs. daily specials are posted as well as our ever revolving beer list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Buddington Rd, Groton, CT 06340-3280
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-448-6276
Description
We are a family owned and operated business, been here for 26 years! We offer a large revolving beer inventory, home cooked stick to your ribs meals and a great staff! (most of us are nuts) We do not offer gluten free options - unless you know what you can eat, just tell us and we will do it! We also do not offer vegan or vegetarian options...we are a full fat, extra cholesterol establishment...and proud of it!
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