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85 Main

85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
+1 860-928-1660
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (57 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
American, Sushi, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1919
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is no diner. Very good menu with a range of fare from gastro-pub to fine dining. Great service, excellent wine & craft beer selection.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I have eaten here twice recently after a long hiatus. It’s been really good both times. Had lunch here on a Sunday a couple of weeks ago and again today. I got an assortment of oysters from the raw bar on the first...More

Thank BeachesAreBest123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried this place a few weeks ago before a show and was generally impressed. Service was a bit slow and prices were a bit high for the area, but the food was good.

Thank nic0le7878
Reviewed April 19, 2018 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

1  Thank nutsgoalie
Reviewed April 15, 2018

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 April 9, 2018

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

Thank bytom54
Reviewed March 25, 2018

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 March 18, 2018 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 March 16, 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 March 6, 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
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March 9, 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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
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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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