425 Hartford Turnpike -- SR 30
Vernon, CT 06066-5200
Phone: (860) 871-2432
Fax: (860) 871-0004
Bars & Cafes
Everyone who comes to Shady Glen recommends one dish: the "Bernice Original " cheeseburger. Most hamburger joints give you a burger with one, maybe two slices. Shady Glen offers up a delicious burger with four slices of cheese; cheese that overflows the griddle when cooking so that you are left with cheesy, gooey goodness on the burger and crispy, flavorful cheese all around the burger. Enjoy your burger with a side of crinkle-cut fries and a milkshake from the dairy's own unique flavors. All visitors to the Hartford area should try out the Shady Glen Dairy for some one-of-a-kind burgers and ice cream.
When The Main Pub Restaurant was founded in 1980 as the Main Pub Tavern, it was a tiny place and served only beer. The Main Pub has come a long way since then, acquiring a liquor license, expanding space and parking, and developing into a restaurant with a dining room in addition to the bar. The original outdoor sign hangs in the bar area, reminding customers of its humble beginnings. Come on down to the Main Pub Restaurant to enjoy casual dining, a full bar, an impressive beer collection, HDTVs, and live entertainment in an Old English setting.
Nestled in a former mill from the 18th Century The Mill on the River is popular for offering its diners scenic views as they relish their meal. The menu feature American cuisine with contemporary twists blended in. Guests can gorge on steaks, chops, pastas, roasted meat and much more. Complement your meal with a wine form their well stocked bar. Located on the banks of the Podunk River, this restaurant offers picturesque views of its pristine waters.
Located on the fringes of the Wickham Park, Marco Polo Restaurant & Banquet Facility is a great place to eat some delectable local fare. The menu features popular dishes of pastas, steaks, ribs, roast and seafood. On Sundays, guests can drop in for a relishing brunch. Festivities are celebrated with great gusto at Marco Polo; the place is brought to life with music, buffets and champagne, check the website for details and be a part of it.
European style cafe featuring a full breakfast menu, healthy grilled fish and chicken dishes for lunch and a French style dinning menu for dinner.
Mostly from Africa and South America, Jojo's coffee blends are roasted on site. Bakery items, high- quality loose-leaf green teas, white teas, Oolongs and black teas from major tea producing areas, and more can also be found at Jojo's Coffee & Tea.
The Pond House Grille offers a typical American fare with inspiration from recipes around the globe blended in. Try out the house specials of Indian Rice that is offered with curry and filled with the goodness of dry fruits, Chicken Cesar Wrap and Pond House Burger. On Sundays, visit this place for a delectable brunch fare. In close proximity to the Somerset Square Shopping Center, you can drop in at the restaurant and take a break from your shopping spree.
Bricco Trattoria is the third restaurant opened by the famous restaurateur Billy Grant. Billy and his brothers Tone and Michael, manage the acclaimed Restaurant Bricco as well as Grant Restaurant. Bricco Trattoria offers fresh Italian food that tastes like it has come straight out of your grandmother's kitchen. The restaurant is covered in hues of brown; wood paneling and brick work contribute to the decor, that gives it a feel of an Italian farm house.
City Steam Brewery Café is a spectacular seven-level restaurant in the historic Richardson Building with the Marriott Residence Inn. The 15-barrel brew house allows brewmaster Ron Page to handcraft up to 12 styles of ales and lagers. The moderately priced classic brew house menu has new world touches that provide for everyone's tastes. Award winning Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club performs on Thursday at 9p, Friday and Saturday at 7p and 10p. You can enjoy a DJ on Thursday through Saturday without a cover. There is also a large upscale pool room, outdoor beer garden and many function rooms.
Nestled in the center of Downtown, Dish Bar & Grill offers patrons a delectable American fare integrated well with modern styling. The restaurant offers delectable preparations of salmon, tuna, steak ,chops, chicken, lamb and lobsters. Do choose from their 'favorites' section on the menu and you will not be disappointed. Those who prefer a gluten free meal, have a vast range of dishes to choose from. They offer a variety of sandwiches, salads and burgers for those who have a small appetite. Accompany your meal with a wonderful handcrafted cocktail. If you are lucky you may also have a live band entertaining you as you dine.
Established in 2011, Zula Bar & Restaurant offers a unique blend of American cuisine with Mediterranean flavors. Amidst their collection of beers as well as sparkling, red and white wine, they take pride in their range of martinis. Their weekly events brings in a lively atmosphere to this place. Do not miss out on their 'Spicy Latin Thursdays', 'Friday Night Live' and 'Island Vibe Saturdays', which will transport you into a whole new realm.
Friendly and relaxing restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Saturday. Reservations are required for dinner. The menu includes omlets, sandwiches and wraps, soups, salads, and pastas.