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Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant

825 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill, CT 06067
+1 860-721-6932
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
825 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill, CT 06067
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Haven't been to this restaurant in many years but it was just as good as always. A great spot to enjoy fabulous food, everything very authentic and fresh just all-around delicious. Always friendly staff, a great night out.

Thank Cindy H
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad we could live up to your visits in the past, Cindy! It's wonderful you enjoyed your meal here -- I look forward to welcoming you back. All the best, Paulo

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this restaurant because it was nearby and we were very tired after driving!. The outside doesn't look like much and the inside is not fancy, but the food is incredible. My husband had the special chicken w/ hot sausage and lemon sauce...More

Thank MainelyMartha315
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you were sent our way, Martha! It sounds like you and your husband ordered well -- the chicken with hot sausage is always a major hit, and the grilled salmon is a personal favorite. That said, I hope you'll come back and see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Elzabeth's restaurant twice now. 1st time there was 7 of us and 2nd time, there was 9 of us. Both times the food was delicious. Chicken parmigiana is always a good choice and there pasta dishes are delightful. highly recommend Elizabeth's....More

Thank Rosemary P
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's wonderful both of your visits went well here, Rosemary! My team and I enjoyed having you in and can't wait to welcome you back for more chicken parmigiana. All the best, Paulo

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Had a very, very tasty Paella, a "house specialty", but unfortunately, the seafood was a bit overcooked and rubbery. Was in a big party -- some other meals also suffered from this same flaw. The huge variety on the menu is a big plus; very...More

Thank lmspettit
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

While the seafood didn't exactly impress, I am glad you enjoyed the paella here! I hope we'll get a chance to see you again, and certainly let my team know if the seafood seems off the next time you stop by! I want to make...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Had a wonderful Italian dinner while visiting the area. Everyone in our group enjoyed the food. This restaurant is quietly tucked into a little strip mall. Nice menu selections and great service. Will go back.

Thank HappyTraveler1957
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

It's wonderful you really enjoyed our Italian fare -- glad this traveler could leave happy! Hope to see you again next time you're in the area. All the best, Paulo

Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have gone to Elizabeths a few times over the course of the past 4 or 5 years because they cater to gluten free diets. On one occasion the food was excellent. That was a dinner when I went with friends for my birthday in...More

1  Thank VMK2014
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

It seems like your visits here have been hit-or-miss, so I want to apologize for when we did miss. We pride ourselves in offering gluten-free options for guests with dietary restrictions, so I'm surprised we would have made a mistake and served you the wrong...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Ventured here from a local hotel after reading the reviews. Around 8:00pm on a Monday there was three people inside, I almost didn't go in. The service was great, friendly and was there with a refill or bread before I needed to ask. The chicken...More

1  Thank salmonredd
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

I'm glad the reviews could introduce you to us! It's wonderful that the service and the chicken parm could live up -- thanks for visiting us on Monday. All the best, Paulo

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Wonderful place to celebrate a birthday. Comfortable room for a large party. The owner is personable, friendly and very accommodating. Also he was very kind to the kids in the group. Large wine pours, plentiful portions and fair prices. Victoria was a delight. She was...More

1  Thank FabulousTL
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Theresa, it's such a treat to hear the birthday celebration was just what you had in mind! I'm thrilled the whole group loved the room as well as the food, and I'll be sure to thank Victoria for taking great care of you. Hope we'll...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Visited Elizabeth's on the recommendation of the Hotel I was staying in on a business trip. Great local place with friendly staff and excellent service. Had one of their nightly specials, shrimp on penne pasta and it was excellent and really way too much food....More

Thank beentherejohn
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

You're welcome -- thank you for giving us a shot while on your business trip! Glad the shrimp on penne pasta could live up to your hotel's recommendation. All the best, Paulo

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Eighteen of us had dinner following a business meeting. I was expecting a more impressive exterior and drove by without even seeing the sign. However, once inside, I was glad I found this Italian/Portuguese restaurant. We had a large private room with the long table...More

Thank RobFisher2002
Paulo D, Owner at Elizabeths Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Looks can be deceiving! I'm glad your meal truly impressed you and your associates, Rob. Hope to welcome you all back next time there's another big business meeting. All the best, Paulo

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Not that I remember. I sat at the bar but it seemed like all tables on that side as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill, CT 06067
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 860-721-6932
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Welcome to Elizabeth's Bar & Restaurant, serving customers Italian American food with a Brazilian flair since 1998! Conveniently located in the heart of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, our roomy bar and dining room provide a spacious but warming atmosphere, highlighted with yellow walls and ornamented with classic Italian art. Elizabeth's features a continental cuisine that takes a slant towards Northern Italian fare with affordable prices and liberal portions. From Portuguese dishes to Italian House favorites, lovers of fine culinary treats will be delighted with the array of offerings, including grilled mushroom ravioli, giobatto, eggless carbonara, sauteed chicken, and gamberetti piccata. The baskets of breads are accompanied by basil pesto and roasted-garlic-infused olive oil which is a pleasant addition. Nearly all entrees can be made gluten free to accommodate guests with dietary restrictions. Whether settling in for a fantastic business lunch, enjoying a romantic dinner followed by an espresso, or spending time with the family, Elizabeth's Bar & Restaurant is the place. Contact us for reservations and private party availability on Sundays. We look forward to having you, your family and friends dine with us soon!
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