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Eli Cannon's Tap Room

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Eli Cannon's Tap RoomEli Cannon's Tap Room

95 Ratings
Ratings: 95
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.85%
Taps: 36
Bottles: 100
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

695 Main St
Middletown, Connecticut, 06457-2732
United States
phone: (860) 347-3547

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @elicannons

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 1:00am
Friday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00am
Sunday: 11:30am - 10:00pm

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Reviews by xanok:
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4.13/5  rDev -2.6%

Go here pretty regularly as I work nearby.

Love the atmosphere here. LOADS of crazy stuff on the walls and ceiling here. Not just like any restaurant or bar. I mean this place is flooded with posters, barber chairs, skeletons, bottle chandeliers, etc.
Bartenders are friendly, but only 1 or 2 are knowledgeable about the beer. They make up for that with efficiency though, as I've never had to wait long for a beer, even on a crowded day.
There's about 30 taps here, which are listed on chalkboards throughout the bar. And as others have said, quite a bit wasted. Smithwicks, Guiness, Boddingtons, etc always on tap. There's usually a few to keep me interested though. Recently had Allagash Victor and Victoria. They've had cask Gandhi-Bot a couple of times as well. For regular stuff, Smuttynose makes regular appearances with the RIS, Big A, and Finest Kind. Be careful with the prices though, as they are not listed. I've paid $8 for things like Ten Fidy in the past.
Food here is very good for bar standards. The mac and cheese with pulled pork is to die for. They also have burger challenges. If you can eat all 4 burgers and sides within a month with each sitting only lasting 30 minutes or less, you get 1 free year of their mug club, which is larger pours for the same price.
Anyways, people looking for a killer selection may be disappointed. If you're looking for a fun place, great food and a very good but not great selection of craft beer, try this place out.

xanok, Sep 14, 2010
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Eli Cannon's Tap Room in Middletown, CT
94 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.