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Esca Restaurant & Wine Bar

437 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3316
+1 860-316-2552
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“calamari” (16 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“fettuccine” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
437 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3316
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The waiter was very pleasant and accommodating. The waitstaff was attentive and we had a good creative meal. All of the food was fresh and carefully prepared and presented. The bread was fresh and served with olive oil. I started my meal with the beet...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lunch at this spot on Main Street. Server was pleasant and well versed for not only the food but the extensive wine list as well. Food was very good! We will return again when back in the area.

Thank Cfournier
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We have gone to Esca a few months ago for our monthly dinner with friends and found it hasn't changed since we went there three years ago. Excellent selection of food with a large wine list. My wife tried their wine sampling choices and it...More

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Nice atmosphere, contemporary, right on a busy corner in the city with good street views, food was awesome but the place is a bit pricey being a la cart. However, if you're ok with that you will enjoy!!!

Thank Who's O
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Eaca has a great wine selection, and if you don't know what to get then they have flights of wine, so you can sample. Just a little pricey.

Thank Dre K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This restaurant has a great cocktail list. The ambiance is nice and we've always had xcellent service. The food is delicious.

Thank ideadensity
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I went on a Saturday night, and they were not very busy .... I ordered the meatball appetizer, which tasted and had the same texture of store bought frozen meatballs :( Even Costco's frozen meatballs taste better than these) Then the pepper shaker lid came...More

Thank JEK_517
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch at Esca. We all enjoyed our meal very much. The food was delicious and the service was perfect we will definitely go back again.

Thank Rnicoli
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very nice ambience so was expecting a delicious dinner. However service was slow, a soft drink that was ordered was never delivered, and most surprisingly, the "Spaghetti Al Pomodora with Meatballs" (which two of us ordered) was completely banal. Both sauce and meatballs were without...More

Thank USNA2003
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We enjoy going here the place is always very busy so that is a good sign.We only go once in a while.

Thank mascaro_peter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-3316
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-316-2552
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