Hartford and the Connecticut River Valley Restaurants

River Tavern and Wine Bar

  • 23 Main St. Map It
  • Chester
  • Eclectic

Published 07/08/2016

Fodor's Review

This sleek, sophisticated tavern in the heart of Chester functions both as a cheery neighborhood restaurant and as a bona fide destination for fans of first-rate farm-to-table cuisine. The emphasis is on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, so the menu changes frequently. Dinner might include grilled Stonington swordfish with roasted potatoes and a bacon-corn salad, or braised house-cured pastrami with a sweet-potato purée and crispy onions. The adjacent wine bar serves a wide selection of glass pours.

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23 Main St., Chester, Connecticut, 06412, USA

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Published 07/08/2016


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