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American Steak House

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1170 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-4857
+1 203-634-9994
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Middletown, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Every time I go to this restaurant, I enjoy eating there and their salad bar.Not only do they have meals ready to cook for you of your choice but, they also have this salad bar with many healthy choices. I always leave with a full stomach and completely satisfied.

Thank carlcap1491
Middletown, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

More fat than steak. What I was able to eat took forever to eat every slice I was trimming the fat. This restraunt needs an Overhaul completely from the top to the bottom!

Thank cmct8
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were tired, it had been a long trip and we just wanted a decent meal that wasn't too complicated or too expensive. The end of a trip is always budget time, and you're usually too exhausted to do anything fancy. This local mini-chain reminded me of the best meals I had as a kid at places like Sizzler or... More 

Thank Skye23
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I actually like the nostalgia of the 70's/80's vibe of the interior that I guess many would say needs updating. For the price of fast food, you can get a a better quality meal with a nice salad bar containing many items. It is cafeteria style like the old Bonanza. I like the fish but STRONGLY recommend you order it... More 

Thank Roberta D
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I had dinner date here with my boyfriend and we both really enjoy the food an the salad bar especially since we are big salad people. my steak was perfect cook just right. everything was clean no complaints whatsoever

Thank Nicole G
Middletown, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

My meal is always done perfectly and if I am still hungry I can always go for the salad bar to finish my meal. This is a cafeteria style restaurant and no tipping is allowed.

Thank carlcap1491
Durham, Connecticut
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157 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

No other place in the area gives you such a great value and good food. You can eat just off of the salad bar and be happy but getting a steak dinner with potato and the salad bar for $12 or less is fantastic. The service staff are also friendly.

Thank KenG01
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is affordable it reminds of the school cafeteria the menu is well balanced beef, chicken, fish every dish made when order and a decent salad bar friendly staff clean restaurant. So if looking a not so expensive lunch or dinner I recommend it I've been eating here for years with no complaints 👍

Thank Carlos R
Chula Vista, California
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105 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Lots of choices especially the side dishes to your main order. They also have 50 cent draft beer for lunch. The main course are average in taste but are large portions. The prices are good considering all the side dishes and salads.

Thank ABF49ER
Smithfield, Virginia
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476 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

While traveling the East Coast my husband and I stopped for the night in Meriden CT. We decided to try this place as it was recommended by the hotel. Just down the street it is a place we think locals go. A little dark and needing some updates this cafeteria style restaurant had two rooms. One with cafeteria line the... More 

Thank JLDC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-4857
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-634-9994

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