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Smarty's Bar and Grill

215 Main St, # 1, Niantic, CT 06357-3223
+1 860-739-8818
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible14%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
215 Main St, # 1, Niantic, CT 06357-3223
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wish I could give zero stars. Worst food I ever had in this town. Many others have had the same experience. Owner Julie is just terrible to deal with. Please do not go there - let them close and open up the space for a...More

Thank allie1282
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place has the worst food in Niantic. I have been here several times and have never had anything that is good. I ordered the salmon once and it was bad. I had return it and never ordered it again. I ordered a Caesar salad...More

Thank Helena C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stay Away - there are plenty of other restaurants in town! There is no option for zero stars. I gave one star because of our waitess, Carly. She was lovely. Attentive, personable, got our orders straight. The location is also very nice. But neither of...More

1  Thank Laura L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shrimp scampi is the best we've ever had. Never dry, the best salad dressing is creamy garlic although the blue cheese is great too. Both are homemade. Dinner rolls are served hot. The pasta with marinara sauce is tasty. You won't go home hungry. Outside...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Horrible customer experience. My dinner was mediocre (NY Strip) the calamari was terrible, but the real issue was my wife’s dinner. She ordered a chief’s salad. First it was brought out without any meat or cheese. Then they took it back and added meat and...More

Thank Seth P
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My daughter and I stopped in one day during the week for lunch, we directed to a dark area of the restaurant. All the shades were closed and maybe a few lights were on. For what seemed to be an eternity, 15 minutes maybe, someone...More

Thank tomd06010
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My Lions club holds its monthly dinner meeting at Smarty's from October through May. We all eat off the menu, which is good choices at reasonable prices.

Thank Andrew U
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I noticed the prompt regarding atmosphere j- well, there is none. The room we were ushered into for lunch was stark and the chairs and table were well worn. The windowsills were dirty and clearly hadn't been tended to in YEARS. I guess the best...More

Thank nancyrI721CQ
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Held the surprise birthday party here for my husband in July have been had all my family flying from California the broasted chicken is the best thing ever have to order that when you're there great little place in Niantic definitely a must if you're...More

Thank Unclesogg
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We've eaten there a couple of times and it just got worse. Food and service were both below average. We are disappointed because there outside seating is a great location

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Main St, # 1, Niantic, CT 06357-3223
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-8818
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