Millwright's Restaurant

4.7
2098 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
With its unique setting perched atop a waterfall in Simsbury, Connecticut, Millwright’s invites guests to dine in the 17th century mill with acclaimed, James Beard nominated Chef Tyler Anderson and his team. Featuring daily-chosen farm ingredients, the freshest and most select product, proprietary cocktails, and exciting wine menu, Millwright’s offers a new experience to the Farmington Valley farm-to-table dining scene. The culinary team understands the impact of the highest-quality fresh ingredients. Millwright’s kitchen thrives on local ingredients – grown, raised, produced, foraged and prepared – whenever possible. They also take the farm-to-table concept one step further. Millwright’s has partnered with a farm that will grow most of its organic produce. The “Inspired New England” cuisine at Millwright’s pays homage to the land, to the flavor-rich quality of local, fresh ingredients and to the time-honored cooking techniques that enhance the natural goodness of those ingredients.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2098 people are saying
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LauraE
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There is nothing better than outside on the picnic tables near the water fall on a summer evening! Ron served us and he is fabulous. Food was outstanding. Millwrights never disappoints!

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vipGastrogeographer
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pleasant, happy Father’s Day

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Mike
New York Area
64 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I had an amazing experience. We each had the 7 course tasting dinner. Glad we did! Each dish was inventive and delicious. My only comment to the chef would be to add a few more pieces of chicken and a few less dumplings in the chicken & dumplings dish. Also, salmon was cooked slightly over. Other than that everything including the drinks & bartender downstairs were wonderful. Highly recommend Millright’s as one of the best dining options in Connecticut.

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RandiF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as always! The most consistent, creative food, with the freshest ingredients anywhere in central Connecticut. We go there for every special occasion, but dining at Millwright itself becomes a special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exceptional meal and outstanding service!

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ScottH
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We have been meaning to go here for years. We decided to go for our anniversary. One of the best meals I have ever had. Every dish was delicious. Won’t wait long to go back.

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vipVALIN
New England
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our second dinner at this restaurant. We came to Simsbury to hike the New England Trail. We have found the food imaginable imaginative and beautifully prepared in the service each time outstanding.We love being seated outside over the waterfall from the mill which is noisy but we find it enjoyable and view beautiful. We recommend it highly

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GeorgeB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal. All the noise was from the waterfall (delightful).

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Mike
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, Unique ambience, and Excellent service

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KarlT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

This is an excellent restaurant! Only disappoint was that our entrees were set aside to allow clearing of the table from first course. As a result the entrees had cooled significantly while waiting.

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StephanieF
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a magical experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brian was fantastic, Vanessa took care of us and the food/drink amazing. Great anniversary dinner!

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Allysa
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and wonderful views of the river. The food was also delicious, we had the 7 courses with wine pairings. The food came out in waves each dish having a unique flavor. Our favorite was this clam chowder dish! The last dinner course was my least favorite which was a pork chop that was just a little too tough for me and heavy for being the last entrée. Desert was fabulous and all the wines fit very well with each course, especially the desert wine yum. I would recommend ordering this if you want to spend a couple hours of eating and want to try a little bit of everything on the menu.

Check it out, the executive chef was on the bobby flay show which was really cool to find out. I'm sure whatever you order will tickle your taste buds.

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LNRivers
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Is so Bucco was dry and very salty. Fries were good but no extraordinary for the price! Hummus was delicious. Chicken and dumplings was alright. Nothing grand.

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StephenA
Miami
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a good dining experience. Probably the cleanest rest room I have been in too.

Our waitress was awesome.

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JessicaG
Naples
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a wonderful experience and our guests loved their time too! Everything (and one) was awesome! Thank you!

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vipLoo23
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food3service2ambience5

Service was super spotty but terrific location. Pretty!

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SteveT
Austin
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant and great food. If the weather is bearable at all book an outside reservation.

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vipwine4life
New England
12 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a birthday celebration and was not disappointed! Food and drinks were delicious and loved sitting outside by the waterfall! Definitely will visit again.

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PegB
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were having a mini family reunion at which everyone enjoyed their dinner and each other. The service was great, the server helpful and accommodating. We thought the noise level was fine. Hopeful that your other patrons were not disturbed by ours. We all enjoyed ourselves.

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KristenS
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Impressive tasting, looking forward to trying again next season!

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous from start to finish. Amazing staff, lovely ambiance and phenomenal food!

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TomS
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy the food and have a really good time.

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Callmeimpressed
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was only my 2nd visit to Millwright's but my wife and I were both impressed with the interesting menu and the absolute perfect seasoning in all our dishes. The wait staff was attentive but not overbearing and everything was served perfectly timed.

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Andy
New England
6 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful seating on the outdoor covered bridge. Our food was delicious, the presentation was amazing and like many times before we couldn't have been more satisfied. The extra touches for our anniversary celebration were lovely too!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was excellent!

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CarolynA
Louisville
6 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food,great service,pleasant ambiance.Always an excellent dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

We got the 7 course meal which is pretty expensive so you’d hope it is done well. Started off real nice, the spicy oyster and cheese puff were the best things we had. Chicken and gnocchi were okay. We tried the liver, I wont review that because it would be unfair, never had it before and my guess is I just really don’t like liver. Gritz were just not to my liking, just a puddle of mush. The salmon was boring with no flavor or even pepper added - just plain and anyone could make it. The steak, we weren’t asked how we wanted it and it came out barely browned and basically raw but at that point with the other disappointing dishes we were already ready for dessert - which might have been the worst of all. Some kind of shortbread with chocolate caramel and SALT. So much salt I gave up, we got the check and left. This place is way to expensive for its mediocre meals. Wouldn’t go back even though the atmosphere is nice and they made me a nice old fashioned...but I wasn’t asked if I wanted another and just left it at that.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food in a beautiful location

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RobertB
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you are looking for great food paired and cooked extra-ordinary, Millwrights is the place to go.

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AdamJ
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great building, great food, great service. There’s a reason they say you get what you pay for.

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NikkiS
New England
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at Millwrights and we LOVED it! The food was exceptional and dining on the covered bridge was lovely! We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated right by the water so beautiful views, exceptional wait staff- very attentive, and the food & drinks were amazing!

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vipChris
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The place is beautiful, we had a table with a gorgeous view of the water. The staff was very nice and professional. The food and wine were delicious .we had a lovely dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ron is the bessssstttt

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic! Service was amazing and food was amazing! We did the courses with the wine pairing, it's the way to go if you're thinking about it.... Do it! I've seen the chef Tyler on Top Chef, Chopped and Bobby Flay, and his food tastes even better than it looks!

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DaveG
New England
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was a little hesitant about ordering the seven-course "Chef's Choice" option for $80, but it was worth every penny. The variety of flavors, textures, and food was outstanding. Chef Tyler Anderson has the ability to meld unique flavors into harmonious, palate-pleasing creations.

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PatrickG
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So wonderful to sit outdoors with the backdrop of sight snd sound of the waterfall !

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BananaFanna
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food! Beautiful outdoor setting and fantastic service.

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OpenTable Diner
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great service until we needed the check. Entrees are well prices but apps and desert are not n

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You can order delivery directly from Millwright's Restaurant using the Order Online button. Millwright's Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (860) 651-5500.

Millwright's Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 2098 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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