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Dakota of Rocky Hill

1489 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1301
+1 860-257-7752
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“steak” (86 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1489 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1301
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the salad bar plates are pretty small, food and service are pretty good. Been here a couple of times to celebrate birthday and anniversary. Served the purpose well. very busy on a Saturday for dinner. recommend you make reservation during this time. as they do...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We were celebrating a retirement dinner- our guest of honor wanted a steak dinner- so we decided on Dakota after talking about it with co-workers and seeing its number 1 rating. It's been about 5 years since I visited as this is quite far from...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went with group of 12 for Tuesday 1:00 lunch, reserved in advance. Restaurant did not appear busy. Food took way too long to come out, 2 people ordered steaks medium, they came out all dry and WAY over cooked, my meal was not hot, no...More

Thank samlhold
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding service and food selection! Omelette station, meat carving station, full salad bar and a beautiful dessert table. You won't be disappointed. You won't leave hungry! Enjoy!

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I always get friendly attentive service, and the food is good. Love the salad bar with all the fixings. Have been several times and will continue to go.

Thank NatureLover1970
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I Ordered a sirloin steak that comes with home made bread got none then ask for takeout and asked for Cole slaw got none . Lessoned learned make sure you get what you pay for Sat at the bar being by myself guess party for...More

Thank Hungry1958
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way down to visit family. I had the "small" prime rib..... Great cut of meat, tasty, tender, flavorful. Avacado egg rolls were more guacamole egg roll. I liked them alot, the cilantro lime sauce was very bright and flavorful.... a dash...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Chose Dakotas because it is located conveniently off I-91 at exit 24 - ez on and ez off. It generally has a good reputation for its menu. We were there for Saturday brunch and that is priced at $24 per person (adult). It is supposed...More

Thank Rogoworld
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the decor-especially the room to the right with a mural. But good was only so so & not worth the $$$.

Thank Karinm64
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Were visiting with family for a wedding. Started with a reservation for 10, 6 adults and 4 kids. As others started showing up at the hotel we directed them to Dakota and expanded from 10 to 14 & eventually to 16 (10 adults and 6...More

Thank elaineneg47
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What was the former name of this restaurant ? Back in the 1990's they had all the prime rib you can eat on Sunday's.
4 March 2017|
Response from Terri M | Property representative |
Hi, we built the restaurant back in 2001, prior to that, there was a hotel in that spot. You may be thinking of the J Copperfield's which was in the location that is now On The Border.
Do you offer a private room where guests can order off the regular menu or would we need to use the banquet menu?
30 May 2016|
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Response from Terri M | Property representative |
Yes, we can accommodate groups up to 75. Our party packages are available on our website or you can call the restaurant and ask for Cathy Harris.
Do you take reservations?
1 November 2015|
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Response from Terri M | Property representative |
Yes we do. You can call the restaurant directly at 860-357-7752 or on line.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1489 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 860-257-7752
  • E-mail
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