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9 N Main St, Wallingford, CT 06492-3709
+1 203-265-6393
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Oyster Bay, New York
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined with our family at J. Christian's last night. We found the portions to be ample and the food was delicious. The quality of the food served was above average.

Thank Tessa35
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136 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Attended a business dinner J Christina's. 14 people were seated and served efficiently and with minimal delay. Service was excellent throughout the meal. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Recommend reservations.

Thank PeterSuccasunna
new jersey
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went here last weekend for dinner. The service was just okay . Food order was not done properly. Server said would remove a drink. He did not. I ordered shrimp and cheese grits. Shrimp dry bland and overcooked. Grits had no flavor. Was disappointed. Other members of my party had steaks and said they were great.

Thank newjerseybeachbunny
Killingworth, Connecticut
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285 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting menu- food was tasty but I wish dishes came with a side other than grits. It was good though.

Thank MM8803
Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

In town for meetings. This is the second time I've been to J. Christian's and haven't been disappointed yet. Our server, John, was knowledgeable and attentive. The food was excellent. Look forward to a return visit next time we're in Wallingford.

Thank JW1126
Wallingford, Connecticut
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Service was good, food was very good. Something for the whole family. Good location easy to get to. Felt right at home.

Thank Joseph P
Long Island, NY
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139 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

After trying one of the other eateries on the same block (which was crowded & so noisy I could barely hear myself think), we came upon J. Christian's. From the outside, this looks like an upscale, expensive restaurant. Inside, it certainly is elegant - with polite, friendly, and efficient staff, and a grand atmosphere - but prices are surprisingly reasonable.... More 

Thank Travelscribe
Wallingford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Would you like to feel wrapped in a blanket of wonderful cuisine in a setting of architecture you'd be hard pressed to find elsewhere? Stop by J. Christian's and let the chef prepare something special for you while you look around you at the transformation your surroundings went through over the years. If that special someone takes you there, prepared... More 

Thank codderwannabes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to J. Christians at least 10 times. I've not once thought service, food or ambiance was lacking. At night because of no natural lighting, the place is even more beautiful.IE the pictures I posted of lighting.The web dite has many pics. Onto the most important issue. FOOD . Every dish I have had be it salmon, crab cakes,... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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285 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I usually pick the restaurants but my husband chose this one. The selections were very interesting and the food was quite good. I wish there were some healthier, less carby options but we probably will be returning.

Thank MM8803

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 N Main St, Wallingford, CT 06492-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-265-6393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?