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Elmo's Dockside

48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
+1 860-646-3474
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“baked scrod” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

They have a good dining atmosphere, good food, bar, and their pork chops and twice baked potatoes are the best i’ve ever had.

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Both seafood and meat are fresh and delicious. The seafood was fresh every time I went here and the menu is varied based on what is brought in freshly on that day. Portions are generous - you won't leave hungry for sure. The staff is...More

Thank Vitalie_vt
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The wait staff were friendly and helpful. The dining area was outdated and it felt like a restaurant old people would go to for the early bird special. I had the prime rib. I know it is a seafood place but it was supposed to...More

Thank clfurn
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We were celebrating our mutual birthdays (12/03/2017) and picked Elmo's. Big Mistake! We were So Not Pleased With The Food! Service was just okay but could have been better as it was not busy around 4:30pm. My husbands portion of $19 - baked scrod looked...More

1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The name lends itself to believe you are going to be near water but you're not. I was unsure about walking into Elmo's but we decided to try it after reading some reviews. The inside is cute and nautical but could use some paint and...More

Thank Janine K
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Looking for a half way meeting point and came across this restaurant. I was very happy with the service, the staff and the restaurant itself. Very cozy and casual. Food was excellent and prices were reasonable. Went back for a second visit even though its...More

Thank Joann H
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Had a business lunch, lots of seating, area for larger groups, many options to choose from, good wait staff.

Thank Beverly61
Reviewed 9 September 2017

It's gone from a 4 to 5 star restaurant to 2 to 3. I was generous with three. The service was below average and slow. The food the same. This was a proud restaurant and it's sad to see it slip.

Thank TheWiseOwl-AZ
Reviewed 31 August 2017

There were three of us here in Vernon, CT looking for lunch today. We are often away and trying to decide by looking at on-line menus and on-line reviews as to what we would like to try. I don't like to read the lousy opinions...More

Thank ChefLady1
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were looking for a seafood lunch and tried this restaurant. We were not pleased with our lunch. I had only 8 french fries on my plate as well as a very small overcooked piece of fish. We have not returned. It was very overpriced...More

1  Thank willow488
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Sandy S
8 April 2016|
Response from Bear E | Reviewed this property |
If they still have a happy hour - it runs from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Hartford Tpke, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-5259
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Vernon Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-646-3474
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