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Willimantic Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.91/5
Based on:
79 Beers
585 Ratings
Place Score: 95
Ratings: 135
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
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[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

967 Main St
Willimantic, Connecticut, 06226-2330
United States
phone: (860) 423-6777

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AKA - Main Street Café
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Reviews by nickfl:
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3.83/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This is one of the most interesting brewpub locations I have ever been to. This old post office building has been transformed into a brewpub in a way that retains a lot of the character of the old building. I sat at the bar and it was fairly crowded on a Sunday afternoon. They had six of their own beers on tap plus quite a few guest beers. I tried a 5 beer sampler and then a pint to sample them all and while the beer was kind of hit or miss there was a nice chocolate porter and a pretty decent DIPA in the mix. I had a very good burger and the menu offered quite a few other options for anyone who might want something a little more upscale. As a bonus, they had their own kombucha on tap and while it isn't actually a beer, it is really worth trying. This was definitely worth the visit, and I would definitely come back if I am ever in the area again.

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4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of JoeYarchak
4.79/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Great selection, extremely knowledgeable staff, fantastic food. They have an incredible selection of their own, plus many other craft brews. Well worth a visit

Photo of HappyRasmith
4.14/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Willi Brew is a must stop for me when visiting family. Always amazed at the selections of brew offered up either from their own collection or from guest breweries.
The food has always been first rate. No complaints at all!

Huge bar and dining area.

Every Time I walk in I am reminded of standing in line with my Grandfather to buy Stamps. Owners have done everything possible to retain the original architecture of the old Post Office that was build in the early 1900's.

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4.69/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Although the prices are a little high you more than get your money's worth. Excellent atmosphere and quality with small brewing sets put on display in the dining area as well as the bar. The service was superb, all of the staff was attentive and friendly. The selections for their beers was great and we were very happy with our waiter's suggestions. The food was very well made and even had a great selection for my vegetarian friend I brought. Could not recommend this place more.

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Willimantic Brewing Co. in Willimantic, CT
95 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.