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85 Main

85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
+1 860-928-1660
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (57 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Sushi, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner here on our way through. The place was hopping, even late on a Saturday night, but we were seated immediately. Unfortunately our waiter was less than stellar. We waited for at least five minutes before he showed up and when he...More

Thank nutsgoalie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Always visit 85 main when shopping the antique shops. They have a outdoor seating area which we love once the weather begins to turn warmer. Large, diverse menu from fish and chips to burgers to sushi. My wife and I started with the cheese board...More

Thank wolverines95
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have the best burger ever its call Bootleger,out of this world! Excellent sups and very friendly atmosfere .

Thank bytom54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had a weekend dinner @ 85 Main Street, and again found both the food & service was very good. We tried the fresh scallops & chourzo sausage special for dinner, and it was excellent. While they don't take reservations, we had no problems...More

Thank christopherbO9687MP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a place that serves consistently high quality food, you’ve found it. Every time we go, the food is amazing and consistently prepared. The wait staff is phenomenal—so attentive! The food is pricey here, but you won’t be disappointed! You get...More

Thank HonestandRefined
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I gave it a three because I have been multiple times and really am not inspired to return. Don't get me wrong, the food, sushi and drink are the best you will find in the area. If that's what you want you won't be disappointed....More

Thank Q9845VXericb
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Quiet, clean location with free parking nearby; very efficient staff and delicious lunch. The antiques and furniture arrangement was exceptional, and the event space for live music was very comfortable. This would be a lovely place for a bridal shower or family reunion.

Thank Lydia B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We called ahead but they would only take reservations if you had a party of 5 or more... we had only 4 people... should have told them we had 5 but oh well. We had to wait for a bit over a half-hour with a...More

Thank Amberjack03
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have never liked 85 Main. It's too pretentious in its atmosphere and in the service. Service is slow and the food is overpriced for what you get. I went a few times and never really liked it.

Thank One-Happy-Claude
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Dropped in here for lunch midweek after reading great reviews on TA. Found on street parking right across from restaurant, and was surprised to find a great little restaurant one would typically find in a big city. Great atmosphere and service, along with delicious food....More

Thank Medusa222
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10 March 2018|
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Response from Maria A | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never asked this kind of user ion anywhere - however- the staff will adapt any item on the menu for you. They were very accommodating. I would also suggest calling ahead. Sorry i couldn’t provide more details.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Putnam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-928-1660
  • E-mail
Description
Chef and General Manager James Martin, along with brothers Barry and Brian Jessurun of The Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret and Dog Lane Café in Storrs, opened 85 main in 2005. 85 main was created with goal of offering fresh, quality seafood and steaks along with locally grown produce in an atmosphere one might expect to find in a "big" city. The emphasis is on fresh ingredients and cooked-to-order menu items. The interior of the building was completely remodeled, creating a warm, inviting and casual dining environment. During the warmer months, the outdoor patio is open for dining.
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