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J. Timothy's Taverne

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

143 New Britain Ave
Plainville, Connecticut, 06062-2021
United States

(860) 747-6813 | map
jtimothys.com

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Added by necoadam on 05-13-2005

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
35
pDev:
9.05%
 
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Ratings: 35 |  Reviews: 17
Reviews by BlueHammer:
Photo of BlueHammer
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I headed here recently for a Friday dinner out with a group of friends. Unbelievably, I lived across the street from it (could have walked!) for nearly 2 years and never went! Go figure!

After I was seated the first thing I asked for was the beer list. I was pleasantly surprised. I went with two other friends who are also BAs. We have very different beer tastes, and yet we were all satiated! I ended up settling on a Hoegaarden which of course I've had before but I had a hankering for.

J. Timothy's was recently renovated to include more seating which barely made a dent in the Friday evening crowd. You could very well wait upwards of 45 minutes for a table on a Friday. The atmosphere is cozy (you know - fireplaces, dark interior), resembling an old tavern (as the name suggests!). I didn't indulge in a full dinner but noshed on appetizers and delicious French onion soup. Prices are a little high but still reasonable.

This spot makes a great gathering place with friends, especially on a weekend, as long as you are willing to wait. The bar is busy nearly every night, but that's gotta be a good sign, right?

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More User Reviews:
Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.39/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Large Restaurant/ Tavern with solid rotating tap list. I only was in the bar area, but looked like there were a couple of substantial dining areas. The dirty wings were a nice twist; although, I felt they could've been a bit hotter.

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Photo of JLK7299
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of von_kaiser
4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

dirt wings and dope-ass rotating tap list. my go to for lunch breaks. eat here more often than i'd like to. on the pricey side but maybe that's just all the beer i drink.

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Photo of happyreefer
4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of ajwii33
3.98/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of tnh787
5/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Place is killer. Slowly becoming one of my favorite watering holes. They always have 5 or 6 locals on tap along with the normal IPS's you expect to find. They serve the best wings in the worlds as far as i am concerned. Servers are great Hallie behind the bar describes every beer to the T. If your local l or in the area this is a must go to.

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Photo of musicsherlock
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Wow! Went here on a Thursday night at 6:30 and it was packed! 40 minute wait for a party of two but they have self-serve upstairs. Waited about 15 min for a booth to open.

An excellent selection of Macros and craft beer, I had a Gandhi-bot and ordered an Otra Vez for my friend who is not an aficionado. Waitress didn't miss a step (now called G-Bot).

Stuck with wings and a salad, saving carbs & calories for beer! Be sure to order "Dirty" wings...fried>spun in sauce>fried again>spun again. Tasty!

Went to restroom and kept finding new dining rooms, place went on forever. Left around 8 and dining rooms were thinning. Great place!

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Photo of Kevincredible
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of SenatorSpaceman
4.06/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of FruPacalypse
4.81/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of dgherm
4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Had the pleasure of visiting here on a travel soccer weekend. Huge cool building. Plenty of beers I'm not gonna see at home. Slight twists on traditional food offerings. Wings are worth it alone.

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Photo of ale2thechief
4.95/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This is my favorite place to have a beer and some wings. Dirt style buffalo are the best I have every had. Beer selection is outstanding. Last time was fuzzy baby ducks. Gandhi bot and Lawson's rotate through. This place has it all. Dining areas away from bar are very intimate. Many special occasions are celebrated here. Food and service are excellent. Also, beer prices are better than other bars, especially when you consider many pours are 19 ounces.

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Photo of jefftuck47
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

They have about 25 taps and 10-12 are usually local breweries. Eight of them were Connecticut breweries yesterday. Their chicken wings are fantastic, some of the best in the country. They were ranked #2 by The Daily Meal.

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4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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J. Timothy's Taverne in Plainville, CT
Place rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 35 ratings
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