Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar serves modern eats in a renovated tavern that dates back to the Revolutionary War. Enjoy fresh oysters and clams from the restaurant's raw bar with a glass of wine or one of the restaurant's many fine cognacs.
Lunch at Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar ranges from light salads with ingredients like country bacon or roasted cauliflower to an especially hearty chicken potpie and other meatier dishes. The restaurant's Monte Cristo sandwich is a true indulgence. Juicy steaks, rich house-made pastas and seafood delicacies like grilled swordfish and blackened redfish dominate Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar's dinner menu. The restaurant's bone-in Gorgonzola pork chop is a standout dish. A Sunday brunch menu includes your choice of cocktail.
We went to Abigails for our anniversary. The wait staff is great! The service was very good. It was Sunday and brunch was being served. It was just so so. The biscuits and gravy were awful, the bit of sausage was deep fried anddried and the biscuit was awful with two spoonfuls of gravy.
Generally, we love Abigails and go there for dinner or lunch but very disappointed in brunch.
I had a dinner voucher, but I will definitely go back. The wine was great and so were the entrees. Too bad we had no room for dessert!
The food and service is very good!
The building is interesting. The outside seating is nice, but there is excessive traffic noise from Routes 10 / 202. The wait staff is fine. The choices available from the lunch menu were fairly standard. The food was OK, but nothing to write home about. Having lunch here is a safe bet – not the best, but not likely to disappoint either.
We have visited Abigail's several times. The food has always been delicious, and our meal this time was also delicious. My wife had the salmon entree and I had the lobster pasta entree. Hmmmm!
I was disappointed however that we were not offered the prix fixe menu. I assumed that perhaps that it was no longer a available. Later in the visit I noticed that the table to the right of us was given the prix fixe menus by our server.
Also, it took forever for our drinks to arrive.
So...Great food, so so service. This was the first time in 5 visits that the service was sub par.
We will visit again.
Notes: Their brunch is fantastic, as is the prix fixe menu. Every meal we have had here has been a home run.
We have dined at Abigail's and other Mill Restaurant Group restaurants on many occasions, and have generally always had good experiences. We chose Abigail's, last night, for a birthday celebration. On our OpenTable reservation, I specifically asked to be seated in the glass-enclosed porch or terrace room, and requested a birthday dessert. When we arrived, we were led to a dark table right outside the kitchen. I mentioned that we had requested the garden or terrace room, and were then taken to one of a few available tables in that area. The restaurant, also, did not offer any kind of birthday dessert. No mention of a birthday at all. It didn't seem worth bringing it up, but I thought it would be nice to surprise our "birthday girl", and was disappointed that nothing was done.
Aside from that, the food and service were very good, as usual. Just a little disappointed in the fact that no attention was paid to the requests I made on our reservation.
We had dinner before a show. The service was quick & pleasant. The food was delicious. Nice portion size, good bread. No room for dessert. We really enjoyed it!
Abigail's is a lovely house converted into a lively restaurant years ago. Now owned by the Mill on the River group, Abigails's rivals The Mill on the River flagship restaurant. Outstanding food, plated beautifully, served without a hitch. Waitstaff and kitchen very accommodating for dietary needs. Just a lovely restaurant. Worth making reservations or waiting for a table,mix needed.
The staff was professional and courteous. They acknowledged my wife's birthday and provided us seating in a great location. Our server, Meagan was very pleasant and informative with a wonderful personality.
The two hostesses greeted us with Happy Anniversary (our reason for dinner) as did our Server, Mill 2, (unfortunately we didn't recall his name) who was very attentive. As usual, we had a great time at our favorite table with great food!
Lovely evening for an outdoor dinner. Very good ribeye steak, charcoal on outside, juicy medium rare on inside. Wonderful oysters. Will go back soon.
Great food and wine, excellent service!
Great menu with good choices of entrees and appetitizers. Excellent restaurant.
Abigail's has a warm and inviting atmosphere that truly pleases your senses with it's comfortable setting. Our server was Billie and she made sure that our food was prepared exactly as we wished and she was attentive to our needs without being intrusive. Our party of four all had clean plates by the end of our meal - a true testament to the quality and flavor of our dinner selections. Looking forward to our next visit!
My wife and I had a gift certificate to use from CT Restaurant association and found this restaurant on their list. Have driven by this place several times but never thought twice of checking out the menu. Needless to say it was excellent. The portions were unbelievable yet inviting. The ambience is excellent and the dining is moderate to upscale. I had the NY Strip and could not even finish the entire 15oz coupled with the sides. My wife loved her Salmon citing it may have been the best she has ever had. The dessert was unreal, a warm chocolote cake topped with a peanut butter gnoche and vanilla ice cream. Needless to say we will be back.
We were seated in the long, large room, the noise level was unbelievable! We couldn't talk, hear each other, it was hard to communicate with the waitress. Wery dissapointing experience. We shouldn't be there together with large and noisy groups of guests when there were tables for two available in smaller rooms more suitable for the occasion.
Nice vibe in upstairs Tavern for a drink, great food in the dining room and will definitely go back. However, our server was always rushed and didn't take the time to answer questions and the AC was on full blast, it was like an Artic Blast in there!
Had a late lunch, party of 4, service very good, food nicely prepared, reasonably priced
Brunch here is becoming a regular go to for us. The carb cake Benedict is great. My wife has had the four egg omelette with asparagus spinach and other vegetables. Always great.
Took my wife for her birthday. Had requested outside table through Open Table and we were provided with a lovely table on patio. We each ordered cocktails which were made to perfection . They have a price fixe menu Sun to Tues in addition to regular menu. We had the red fish and the chicken off the price fixe and they were both delicious and well presented as was the dessert which came with the meal. Service seemed a little slow but that could have been because our waiter was training a new waitress. Overall no major complaints . We come here often for special occassions and are usually pleased as we were this time
I made a reservation on Open Table and requested outside seating. If its a nice day I highly recommend sitting outside in the patio. When we arrived we were told they do not take reservations for outside seating. However, we only had to wait 5 minutes for a table, we were in luck or our friendly hostess rectified our problem. My husband went with his usual seafood fra diavolo (which is superb) but I opted for something new. I ordered a pear and prosciutto flat bread. It was amazing! The flavors mesh well and paired up with a nice chilled white, I was satisfied. The portion was big enough for dinner and next day lunch. We opted for a chopped salad to share as a starter. Thought the dressing, feta, and egg in the salad did not mesh well. We did not like it. Next time we will stick to our wedge salad or spinach salad, can't go wrong with either. Overall the staff was attentive and accommodating. Sitting outside with good company, good food, and a nice glass of wine; a perfect start to the weekend.
Abigail's is nice enough to be considered fine dining, yet laid back enough to enjoy dinner at the bar in a pair of jeans. My mother is 90, and it's difficult to get her out of the house. But I managed to do so last Thursday and Abigail's was where she wanted to eat. The restaurant is handicapped-accessible and they gave us a table that was not too far from the entrance. The service was great, and she ate better than I've seen her eat in a long time. We will definitely return.
What a great place.
We had 3 generations and we everyone enjoyed their drinks & dinner. The prix menu offered a reasonable price and perfect portion size. Service was great! Best food & service we've had out in a long time.
The food was superb and the service was fantastic! We weren't rushed but were attended to promptly whenever we needed something. I had the filet and my wife had the lobster special. Both were perfectly prepared and artistically presented - as was the cheesecake dessert.
I wish I lived closer to come back again and again. Great dinner and affordable prices. True gem!
A meal at Abigail's never disappoints. The service and food were excellent. We sat in the older section which meant that the noise level was preferable to being in the newer section. We could hear a large party in the new section (nearest Route 10). All of us have been to Abigail's a number of times so we knew that we did not want to sit in the new section as it's almost impossible to hear the wait staff or those sitting across the table from you.
We had a most enjoyable evening.
Great restaurant. If your craving a good filet this place cooks one perfectly and never fails to impress. Plan ahead though as reservations are the only way you'll get a timely table on a busy night.
My wife and I met two friends for dinner. Food was great. Service excellent. And the four of us sat and enjoyed each other's company for a very long time; our waitress continued to service us the whole time.
A group of friends and I enjoyed a wonderful Fixed Price Meal on the outside terrace. The choice of salads and entrees was fairly extensive, the food was excellent, and the happy hour wine prices were a nice surprise. Service was excellent. We'll definitely be going back!