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The Main Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
306 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040-4124
+1 860-647-1551
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried pickles” (4 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
306 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040-4124
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And a great time as well. The food was perfectly prepared. Service was wonderful, attentive and courteous. I tried the southwest burger and it was interestingly, uniquely presented, perfectly prepared, and great tasting. And the beer was great. This is a must stop in for...More

Thank William O
Keith B, Owner at The Main Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful feedback William, we really appreciate it! We are delighted you enjoyed your Main Pub experience and we hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had a light dinner here eating in the sun room as the sky seemed overcast and a storm threatening. But lots of folks (friends and families) chose to eat out in the really nice patio area - both under the huge umbrella or at...More

Thank Ann622
Keith B, Owner at The Main Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank your kind words Ann, we really appreciate it! Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Their 'new' patio is amazing complete with umbrellas, fire pits, music....what could be better? Service was excellent and food was amazing! I had the Chipotle Chicken Sandwich my husband had the house burger. Good drinks, too! So much fun to sit out there on a...More

Thank 523amy
Keith B, Owner at The Main Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review Amy. We are delighted that you enjoyed our new patio area and we hope to impress you again in the future.

Reviewed 18 July 2017

For those seeking a classic American pub with an intimate atmosphere, classic, warm decor, competent service, along with delicious food and a first class craft beer selection, I can wholeheartedly recommend The Main Pub. Classic and nice, without being pretentious or "trendy". I very much...More

Thank Keystone_Traveler
Keith B, Owner at The Main Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Wow, thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and felt at home. We would love to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Went to the main pub with family during the hospital stay of another family member Pub is just a block or so from the hospital. Very convenient. We ate outside. Everything was good except the service which was slow and inaccurate. Several drinks were not...More

Thank john c
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The oak hardwood bar top is very cool. Nice ambiance all around. The barkeep is very friendly and prompt. Cave-aged Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout at 11.8% ABV was spectacular. Pricey at $12 for 11.5 oz. but you have to try this one. No foodie on...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Our second time here and we have had a lovely brunch each time. Many choices to cover any palate. Love the fried pickles and the pretzel appetizers. Large selection of beer. The service was excellent. We'll be back.

Thank Mike43DBear
Keith B, Owner at The Main Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review Mike, we really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat! They have one of the best burgers around!! A big 9ozs of beef! Good menu, full bar, live music, friendly staff!! Can't go wrong here! Definitely try if you have never been!!!

1  Thank Bigmike21x
Keith B, Owner at The Main Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Wow, thanks for the wonderful review Mike! We are delighted that you enjoy our burgers and we hope to see you many times in the future!

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Got the burger. Enjoyed some drinks. Salad was good, wings were OK. The sun room area was cool. The seats were really uncomfortable. Waitress was initially pissy but she came around. Not bad but could be better. Has some potential and looks like the new...More

Thank Wow1200
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Ordered the Yucatan Pork and waited 45 minutes for it to arrive. Cutting into the meat I realized it was not just undercooked - it was raw. The wait staff did not seem overly concerned. I've been to The Main Pub many times in the...More

Thank epiphone22003
Keith B, Owner at The Main Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Although we're terribly disappointed to read about your recent experience, we thank you for taking the time out of your day to share your candid feedback with us. We strive to impress all of our guests with a wide variety of great tasting food and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040-4124
    (West Middle Turnpike)
  • Public Transportation: We are right on RT 83. which is a a major CT Transit bus route. A stop is right here on our corner.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 860-647-1551
  • E-mail
The Main Pub Restaurant has been serving Manchester and surrounding areas for over 31 years. Our old English style brick and wood establishment offers a warm and comfortable experience all times of the year. We are a full service restaurant offering everything from Deep Fried Pickles and 9oz. Burgers to Prime Rib and Salmon dinners. We have a full bar with 18 draft beers and over 30 in bottles. A full wine and cocktail list is also available. Our bar has several High Def TV's to watch all your favorite sports and our music lounge hosts some of the country and area's best musicians 4 nights a week.The Main Pub prides itself on being a place where all can feel welcome. A place to meet co-workers or hold a party to date night and family dinners. We feel everyone will find something at The Main Pub that will make them look forward to returning.
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