The Essex Public Market & Food Hall

4.8
12 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
We are The Shoreline Connecticut’s PREMIER FOOD HALL featuring the best in local food & drink in Centerbrook.
In response to the pandemic we converted Los Charros Cantina space to a Quick Serve Food Hall to provide
· Safe socially distant dining complete with Far UV Sterilite HVAC systems that kill viruses on contact
· Menu options for everyone in your household
· Dine In, Take-out and delivery
· Grab ‘n’ Go items
· Variety
Umami Noodle Bar (Ramen and Bao Buns)
Los Charros Taqueria
The Joint Fried Chicken & Burgers
Proof Pizza & Meatball Shop
The Creamery Gelato
The Market for grocery items
Contemporary American Full Service Restaurant
Full Bar with curated mixology program, beer and wine (over 21)

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
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 12 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.6
value
Noise · Moderate
100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OMMM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every single food and drink item brought to our table was OUTSTANDING! Within 10 minutes of being seated Colt the chef/owner came to our table and offered assistance and info on their masterful combination of multi cultural food offerings across as many menus. At first it seemed overwhelming, but it quickly turned into a fun treasure hunt. We didnt manage to eat our way through it all so we will RETURN, again and again and again…

QP
vipQuentinP
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience2

The tacos are some of the best. The rest is simply good.

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Kris
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good and serves was wonderful. Nice atmosphere, beautiful day to sit on the patio.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food great options nice staff love their drinks!!!

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sophie
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Trendy concept with really great food, menu and service.

DC
DeniseC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with options for all tastes. Staff were friendly and helpful, and it was fun watching the open kitchen. The owner even came over to chat briefly. My husband loved the wagyu burger and my ramen was delicious. Will return to try the fried chicken. My only question will be traditional or Nashville hot?

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vipFoodie
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great concept with several options to choose from. The space is very attractive and the service is great. Food is very good - we had the Mexican Street Tacos. Enjoyed very much.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite spit in the area, by a long shot.

QP
QuentinP
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

The new concept is great! Love the el pastor tacos

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

Fantastic experience!

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Jayne
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great!!!!! The staff are energetic and attentive.

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vipRcw818
Chicago
31 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Loved concept, vibe and our waitress was exceptional. I hope the paper plates and plastic silverware will go away with the pandemic. I had soup and really was bothered trying to eat it with a plastic teaspoon! Top prize was chocolate chip cookies and milkshake. Will definitely go again ( maybe tonight!)

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from The Essex Public Market & Food Hall using the Order Online button. The Essex Public Market & Food Hall also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (860) 237-4189.

The Essex Public Market & Food Hall is rated 4.8 stars by 12 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.