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The New England Emporium Eatery & Marketplace

386 Main St, Main Street Market, Middletown, CT 06457-3360
+1 860-346-1200
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
386 Main St, Main Street Market, Middletown, CT 06457-3360
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Reviewed 7 December 2014

This place is perfect to meet up with friends for a casual lunch. Initially you order and pay at the counter, and then choose your own seating, but the food is brought to your table. The menu has something for everyone, from grilled cheese to...More

1  Thank ylrac123
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

My first visit to this place. I only got a Cobb salad, so this is the benchmark. Portion size was decent, chicken was abundant, sliced thin, but cold and dry. The blue cheese was much more white than blue; couldn't figure out if it was...More

Thank jonathan_phillips
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I can't give them only one star because I save those ratings for dirty restaurants and/or rude attitudes but I will tell you that was the very first time we didn't finish our crepes and we walked away form full hot chocolates. Seriously folks, how...More

Thank Trvlng4fun
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Nice mix of cuisine, great setting and funky decor. Very comfortable place to meet friends and kick back.

Thank johnahere
Reviewed 26 November 2013

The food was so crappy. I ordered a crepe and it was barely edible. My daughter's chips were inedible. The atmosphere is so hippyish.

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We had a lobster roll, falafel, curried chicken salad and grilled chese sandwich. All delicious - although the falafel was a Middletown interpretation. For desert the family split a chocolate crep, and they have good coffee !! It is a comfortable place to hang out,...More

Thank Double64Double
Reviewed 15 October 2013

The New England Emporium is a classic cafe that is set up like a west coast hipster cafe. They have a great selection of coffees, and food. The food is a mix of wraps and salads. The food is pretty good, I had a Chicken...More

Thank Traveler860_203
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Lunch is great. Had breakfast once which was good but lunch is great.There are a lot of business people here at lunch time. It does get busy but worth it. I havent had to wait if I did it would be worth it. They have...More

Thank cieara
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We visit Middletown a few times a year to wander in the Main Street stores and shops and sometimes as a pit stop on the way to the beach. Great sandwiches and coffee, very cool interior or you can eat cafe style on the street....More

Thank RickyRight2013
Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch here after visiting Wesleyan. One daughter had an amazing ham and cheese crepe topped with jam and powered sugar - "gorgeous" she said as she took her first bite. The other orders including the lobster roll acclaimed by other reviewers were good...More

Thank RoderickPA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 386 Main St, Main Street Market, Middletown, CT 06457-3360
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-346-1200
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The Eatery at the New England Emporium serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with seat-yourself dining, take-out and catering. We have a unique and comfortable atmosphere with gourmet casual fare. Come and experience a mouth watering Grown Up Grilled Cheese.
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