Restaurants That Are Now Open For Dine-In In Connecticut

    Post-coronavirus, restaurants are slowly reopening in various stages — which started with takeout and delivery and has evolved into partial capacity for dine-in— in order to ensure a safe experience until the days of everyone operating at full capacity. We are just as excited as you to get out of our own messy kitchens and back into a restaurant enjoying food and drink crafted by someone else along with new and old friends. Here is a comprehensive list of restaurants that you can enjoy dine-in eating now in Connecticut.

    Restaurants open in Connecticut

    Cask Republic - Stamford

    Cask Republic is a neighborhood restaurant serving upscale tavern fare. Our quality menu selection along with our premium beverage selection will make you genuinely enthusiastic to call Cask Republic your home for good times.

    The Halyard at The Sound View - Greenport

    We celebrate our region’s produce and bring it to your plate—direct from foragers and farmers, growers, and fishermen. The team sources ingredients from the North Fork and the Atlantic Seaboard, and serves them up in our light-filled dining room and sprawling deck above the Long Island Sound. 

    The Lansdowne Pub - Mohegan

    The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House brings a touch of Gaelic flair and the utmost in Irish hospitality to Mohegan Sun! For centuries, a major part of Irish culture and community has been the local public house; a meeting place where members of the community can gather and relax, celebrate and bond over a bite to eat, pint or song. The atmosphere within the walls of Ireland's pubs is what makes them so famous around the globe. Enjoy amazing Irish fare, a pint of cold beer, and the type of atmosphere that will keep you coming back for years to come.

    Summer Shack - Mohegan Sun

    Inspired by a traditional New England clam shack, Jasper White's Summer Shack offers an array of local and regional favorites. From fresh raw bar, locally caught fish, Jasper's famous pan-roasted lobster, tender steaks and the Shack's surf & turf, to fried seafood baskets, burgers, lobster rolls, and housemade desserts, there's something for everyone!

    Barcelona New Haven

    We pride ourselves in preparing tapas both simple and elegant using the finest seasonal picks from local markets and unusual specialties from Spain and the Mediterranean. The flavors are bold and the ingredients speak for themselves.

    Boca Oyster Bar

    Located at Steelpointe Harbor, a new public realm consisting of a network of streets, open spaces, water views, and harbor side strolling, Boca Oyster Bar is go-to destination for stunning water views and New England fare.

    Metro Kitchen & Bar

    Located in downtown Fairfield, Connecticut, where you’ll enjoy our New American Cuisine and excellent service in a casual but sophisticated setting. Situated in a convenient location adjacent to the train station in downtown Fairfield, Crave serves New American cuisine with Italian influences. 

    Eli’s Orange

    Eli's Orange is the group’s fifth Connecticut restaurant located on the "miracle mile" of Boston Post Road in Orange. Eli's Orange features the already well-known and loved Eli's style food, a great bar with 15 TV's, Home to the Mug Club Group, and also has a huge patio to enjoy day or night. Eli's Orange is where you go to not only dine with friends and family but feel like family

    Stony Creek Brewery

    Stony Creek Brewery believes this is the time for Connecticut craft beer. And our small, ambitious team is doing their part to contribute creative, high-quality beers that inspire people across the region and invest in a bright future for the state.

    J Timmothy’s Taverne

    J.Timothy's Taverne was established in 1988. Situated on the same property as the old Cooke's Tavern at 143 New Britain Ave in Plainville, CT, it has grown to be one of central Connecticut's finest casual theme restaurants. Today, J.Timothy's Taverne continues the tradition that Cooke's Tavern started many years ago as being one of Connecticut's favorite gathering places. J.Timothys fare consists of everything from appetizers and sandwiches to steaks, seafood, chicken, many other favorites, and of course, our award-winning chicken wings!

    Elicit Brewing Co

    We’re restaurateurs at heart and beer drinkers at liver. This is our stab at bringing our two passions together. A brewery, beer hall, cocktail bar, lounge, arcade, restaurant, and much more. 


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