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The Black Sheep

247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3162
+1 860-739-2041
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“poutine” (7 reviews)
“house chips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3162
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The night we were there with a large party the service was fast and correct. The waitress gave us separate check so for a party of 19 people didn't have to try and collect money from everyone. Some had drinks so it was very nice...More

Thank lydiam99
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Dump! Skip it! This place has such potential, but is ill managed and everything about it, except the location, is wrong! What a shame...

Thank wmcguinness91
Reviewed 27 November 2017

After moving our elderly parents into local nursing care, my sister and I needed a hearty lunch destination. The Black Sheep came highly recommended and spot on for fabulous food! not sure why there's negative reviews. Our lunch was really good. Its a typical Irish...More

Thank lighthouselady63
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We've been going to the Black Sheep Irish Pub in Niantic for several years now. I wish it had been there when we lived in the area years ago. It's definitely a great place to meet and get a bite to eat in a relaxing...More

Thank Lynda L
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Irish Pub authenticity. Right across the street from the harbor, if it were nice outside, it would have been really cool. However, inside had old world charm. Friendly, helpful staff. The food was very good. Next time we're in town, we'll go back!

Thank sdavis357
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We went for dinner on a Wednesday. The server was very attentive and appropriately friendly. The food, however, was a disappointment. This is a "one-and-done" for food. It wasn't awful, it just wasn't particularly good. The fig, goat cheese and bacon appetizer was goat cheese,...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Came to this place after a day of fishing on one of the charter boats down the street. It was a strong recommendation so the group of its stopped in. Food was good enough to kill the hunger. Restaurant was clean, staff was friendly, you...More

Thank rrobert349
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We asked to be sat on the patio as it was very loud inside the restaurant. There were 3-4 other tables occupied on the patio, so not very busy. Took quite a while for the server to come over to take our drink order. Many...More

Thank DamianR418
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Found this place in East Lyme/Niantic CT while wandering. Turned out to be great find. I's an upscale Irish pub with excellent food and service. Music coming in as we finished. We also be nice on a chilly fall or inter vening./ Right across fom...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We dined here several years ago when they first opened, and the food was barely edible. Possibly the worst food I have ever been served, which is why it took me years to return. I should have waited a few more. Let's face it: this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3162
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-2041
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