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Black Rock Tavern & Restaurant

78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
+1 860-283-4447
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (10 reviews)
“filet” (3 reviews)
“reuben” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Black Rock! Food and service were both excellent! I recommend the French onion soup. I ordered the filet on the hot rock..awesome. Servers were on point. They had their hustle on because the place was packed! Highly recommend this place and Chef Red’s other...More

Thank whiteyirish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared to previous reviews, I was expecting more. It's now April 2018 and the last review prior to mine is from December 2017, which I don't view as a good sign for Black Rock Tavern. I met two friends here on a Saturday around 2...More

Thank radiowitch
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I (party of 16) enjoyed dinner at the Black Rock Tavern! The service was fast and the prices were reasonable but best of all the food taste was fabulous! Many different options for all tastes and prices! The outside of the building...More

Thank sminniear
Reviewed 18 November 2017

My wife and I had lunch on a chilly Saturday and were treated to Rocky at his finest, effortlessly taking care of a bar full of 24 people entirely on his own. Food was great at a reasonable price, but the real value was the...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We arrived after a 3 hour road trip. They accommodated immediately and when I asked for a hot tea (it was a cold, rainy day), the waitress came by several times to refill my cup. Food was hot, salad was crisp and the portions generous.

Thank 123BucketList
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I love taking my girlfriend to the Black Rock Tavern. Great food and staff. Especally like the Black Rock special where you cook a filet or stake on a hot black rock. The sauces with the Black Rock Special are very flavorful. I like them...More

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Went there for a girls Xmas celebration Excellent Cosmo's and food is so good, love the atmosphere !

1  Thank Sandy N
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to this Tavern & believe me it won't be our last. Started with Beef Empanadas, Truffle Brussel Sprouts & crab cakes. Outstanding! Entrees included a Reuben Sandwich with sweet potato fries, BBQ Platter with cole slaw, Apple walnut salad with...More

1  Thank Kat M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We've been going to The Black Rock Tavern for a few years now. The food is very good, although a couple times we were disappointed, but returned and we're very pleased. Maybe it was a bad day? I don't know. But we continue to return...More

Thank sue53076
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The Black Rock Tavern has been one of those places I have driven by a zillion times but never tried. Recently stopped by as they were one of the few places around open Sunday afternoon and our friend had been before. Nice menu with a...More

Thank RickyRight2013
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29 October 2016|
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Response from pcb_10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they had several GF choices on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: +1 860-283-4447
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