The outdoor dining area is now open at Huxley’s Bookmark Cafe, 1376 E. Main St., Meriden, on May 20. Dave Zajac, Record-Journal

Local eateries are offering outdoor dining

Local eateries are offering outdoor dining

Local eateries are offering outdoor dining

Plenty of local restaurants have been opening their doors recently for outdoor dining, in accordance with Gov. Ned Lamont’s executive order allowing only outdoor dining starting May 20. Restaurants were given the go-ahead to open indoor dining on June 17. Here are some restaurants in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Cheshire currently offering outdoor dining.

Restaurants may differ in safety procedures and how outdoor dining spaces are configured. Contact the restaurant beforehand to verify current hours of operation. This is a running list, to add a restaurant please email bwright@record-journal.com

Meriden

AmericanSoul Kitchen & Bar: 164 Scott St. Open Wednesday and Thursday 3 to 8 p.m., Friday 3 to 10 p.m., Saturday 1 to 10 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 8 p.m. 203-440-3016. 

Green Olive Diner & Restaurant: 

443 S. Broad Street. Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, to 11 p.m. Friday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. (203) 379-0927

Huxley’s Bookmark Cafe: 1376 E. Main St. Open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 203-237-4087.

Dawg House Bar & Grill: 999 Broad St.. Open Friday through Saturday 3 to 10 p.m. and Sunday 3 to 8 p.m. 203-235-9080.

AJ’s Oasis Cafe: 142 Hanover St. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 203-634-4912, no reservations, two patios to choose from.

Olympus Diner: 1130 E Main St. Open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Friday through Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 203-235-5636.

Ted’s Steamed Cheeseburgers: 1046 Broad St. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 203-237-6660, outdoor seating.

Wallingford

Gaetano’s Tavern on Main: 40 N. Main St. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. to around 8 p.m. Hours may change. (203) 294-1114, no reservations.

Archie Moore’s: 39 N Main St. Open daily starting at 11:30 a.m. and closing at 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday, 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 11:30 p.m. Sunday. 203-265-7100, no reservations.

Westbrook Lobster: 300 Church St. Open 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Sunday. 203-265-5071, reservations recommended but walk-ins welcome.

Corner Cafe: 321 Church St. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., hours may vary depending on weather. 203-265-0023, no reservations.

Michael’s Trattoria: 344 Center St. Open Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from noon to 10 p.m., and Sunday noon to 7 p.m. 203-269-5303, reservations or walk-ins welcome.

Napoli Pizza: 1145 N. Colony Rd. Open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. 203-265-2214. Full menu is available, no reservations needed. 

DAD’s Restaurant: 740 N. Colony Road. Regular hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 203-265-4868, no reservations, under tent.

Colony Diner: 611 N. Colony Road. Open Sunday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11p.m. 203-265-4868, no reservations, patio.

Tap & Vine: 171 Quinnipiac St. Hours not listed. Outdoor patio. 203-774-0660.

Wood n’ Tap: 970 N. Colony Road. Open daily at 11 a.m. Closing hour not listed. 203-265-9663, patio seating.

Sliders: 950 Yale Ave. Monday and Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m., Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. 203-793-7858.

Rick’s on Five: 765 N Colony Road, Regular hours are Monday through Saturday from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Outdoor seating hours may vary. 203-294-0231, outside patio.

99 Restaurant: 914 North Colony Road. Open daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 203-284-9989, call ahead to be put on the outdoor seating list.

Hometown Pizza & Restaurant: 314 Main St. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday noon to 9 p.m. 203-294-9004, outdoor patio.

Double Play Cafe: 320 Main St. Open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Outdoor seating hours may vary. 203-265-2599, tent outside.

Southington

Smokin’ With Chris: 59 W. Center St. Hours: 11a.m -8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Noon-8 p.m. Sunday. 860-620-9133. Call ahead for reservations.

El Pulpo & Tapas Bar: 1217 Queen St. Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday. 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday. 12 – 9 p.m. Sunday. Call 860-410-1147. Reservations accepted.

Ideal Tavern: 142 Center St. 860-863-5444. Hours: 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday. 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. Friday. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday-Tuesday. Center Street dining closed to traffic.

Cava: 1615 West St. Hours: 12 – 9 p.m. Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday 12 – 10 p.m. Saturday. Call 860-628-2282. Rooftop dining with reservations and/or call-ahead seating.

Anthony Jacks Wood Fired Grill: 30 Center St. Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. everyday except Tuesdays. 860-426-1487. Call for patio reservations.

Paul Gregory’s Bistro Cafe: 148 Center St. Hours: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday-Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday – Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday. 860-621-9999. Call for reservations, dining on street closed to traffic.

Wood-n-Tap: 420 Queen St. Hours: 11 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. Monday-Sunday. 860-329-0032. Patio dining.

Saint’s Restaurant & Catering: 1248 Queen St. Hours: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday- Saturday. 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday. 860-747-0566. Patio dining first-come-first serve basis, for take-out customers only no waitstaff.

Hop Haus: 28 W. Main St. Hours: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. – Thurs. 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. Fri. – Saturday 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, 860-276-9326. Beer Garden open with reservations — two hours per table. Maximum of five people a table.

Zingarella Pizzeria & Ice Cream Cafe: 83 W. Main St. Hours: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. – Thurs. 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Friday 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, 860-628-9464 Patio dining, reservations recommended.

Chip’s Family Restaurant: 99 Executive Blvd. Open Sunday through Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 860-276-2429. Tables set up in front parking lot. 

Cheshire

Viron Rondo Osteria: 1721 Highland Ave. Hours: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Mon. – Sun, 203-439-2727. Patio dining

Bella Gio: 835 W. Main St. Hours: Lunch Mon-Sat: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. dinner Mon-Sat: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., 203-439-9175. Patio dining, reservations accepted.

C.J. Sparrow Pub & Eatery: 908 S. Main St. 203-272-8204 Courtyard seating.

Main Street Caffe: 209 W. Main St. Hours: Monday - Friday 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sat. - Sun. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., 203-439-9434 Outside dining.

Victorian House Restaurant: 226 Maple Ave. Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Mon. – Wed. 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thurs. – Sat. 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. 203-272-5743. Outdoor seating.

Paul’s Restaurant: 1127 Highland Ave. 203-271-3663 Patio dining.

Pop’s Pizza: 534 W. Main St. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday. 203-272-4655. Outdoor seating


 
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