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For 2
Date
Tue, 2/20
Time
9:00 PM

The Dining Room at Grace Mayflower Inn & Spa

4.5
63 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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The Mayflower Grille delivers delicious, seasonal cuisine, drawing on fresh local ingredients. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with unique menus that change regularly and feature classic dishes, regionally sourced, perfectly cooked and beautifully presented.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Open Tuesday - Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with service running until late on weekends.
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Phone number
(860) 868-9466
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Isaac Olivo
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Route 47
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Parking details
Guests may choose to park in our hotel lot or use the valet
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 63 People Are Saying
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4.3
food
4.3
service
4.6
ambience
4.0
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60% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTableregular (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

It's always a special treat to dine at the Mayflower. The staff is excellent, the dining room is beautiful and the food excellent and well-prepared.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The only options were a 4 course meal for $75 or 5 courses for $95. We chose the 4 course option. The portions were small but good. Some were outstanding. Steak entres were flavorful and very tender. The fish was a little over-salted. I had chocolate mouse for dessert - I've had better. Our waiter was very professional and friendly, but the service seemed very slow. It could have been the fault of the kitchen. We waited a long time between courses, and since the portions were small and quickly consumed, there were long periods of waiting for the next course. Wine was expensive we only ordered one glass apiece. It is a good place for a leisurely, drawn out meal, especially if you want to spring for more wine. The dining room is much quieter than most dining areas these days. That was enjoyable.

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JHank (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 27, 2017

Stopped here for lunch on a beautiful fall weekend and had the opportunity to have seating outside. There was a warm sun and cool breeze that made the experience truly enjoyable. The wait staff was exceptional and knowledgeable about the facility and the area's events/attractions. The menu was diverse and offered many options for everyone. The lobster roll was as good as Maine and the appetizers were scrumptious.

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
2.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Awful. Old sedate crowd. Make sure you whisper when you are there... service is great ... gave the server a 45% gratuity and she meant to come out to thank us ? Seriously? Certainly not worth the drive ... nothing special

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vipeatonclark (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 10, 2017

The Mayflower is one of the loveliest and more elegant hotels in southern New England - if not the best. Our lunch in the dining room was superb. The room itself is LOVELY and we had a view of the beautiful gardens below. The food DELICIOUS. Service beyond compare. What a phenomenal experience. WE WILL BE BACK!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
3.0  Dined on September 20, 2017

The primary issue with this dining experience was an overzealous waiter who was constantly interrupting what was intended to be a casual lunch/conversation asking to remove plates between servings....even when only one of us had completed eating. I assume the waiter was trying hard to be efficient, but we were not dining at a fast food restaurant. Proper training of the staff to assure they appreciate the cadence of dining at a high end/high priced restaurant would be in order.

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vipJason (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 30, 2017

Excellent lunch...
The crab cakes were flavorful and not full of breading!
The fishing the day was superbly prepared; and the local vegetables were excellent.
The wines by the glass were poured generosly, too!
I highly recommend the Dining Room.

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kevjmitch (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on August 17, 2017

We arrived 20 minutes early. The greeter immediately asked if we would like to be seated or enjoy a drink outside. We had drinks on the patio and decided we would like to eat outside. Of course and she set up a table for us. The food was unbelievably excellent. The service first rate.
We went for our wedding anniversary and the waiter brought us Petit Four with "Happy Anniversary" written on the plate. A truly wonderful experience!

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
2.0  Dined on July 29, 2017

Wonderful outdoor dining in a lovely relaxing environment. A memorable two hour dining experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on July 22, 2017

Outstanding in every respect. Ambiance, greeting upon arrival, service throughout dinner and food/wine. The rack of lamb and bass entrees were truly outstandingly delicious. As patrons of the Mayflower for many years, this evening's meal was by far our best. The Mayflower Inn is definitely back as a high end, exquisite dining destination.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 22, 2017

We celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary at the Mayflower Grace and it was a wonderful evening. The menu was very creative and offered a wide variety of delicious options. Every dish was perfectly prepared, well seasoned and accompanied by delicious sauces. The service was outstanding- very attentive and friendly. The view from the dining room is toward their beautiful Shakespeare garden, which was in full bloom. Do as we did and give yourself extra time to explore the garden and grounds before dinner. The restaurant is set in the historic Mayflower Inn, which is a lovely building with gorgeous interiors. We wished we had looked into staying for the night. We had drinks in the bar before dinner and the atmosphere is understated and elegant but not stuffy.

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viptimd (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 18, 2017

Fantastic service. Entrees were prepared well and the cocktails fabulous. Great night!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 16, 2017

Actually, we were on the patio overlooking the lovely gardens, on a beautiful sunny day. Care, service, food and wine were outstanding and I look forward to going back soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
4.0  Dined on June 6, 2017

Enjoyable evening with good food, very good wine and attentive/professional service. The main dining room in the inn is spacious and provides an elegant setting. While the appetizers and entrees were quite good and interestingly presented, the portion size vs. the price resulted in the lower Value rating. I will note that the martini served was "off" (likely not the vodka ordered or too much vermouth when I ordered it very dry) but it is my fault that I did not send it back. My wife noted her opening glass of champagne was exceptional.

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vipCherp (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 3, 2017

Five of us enjoyed a delightful birthday luncheon at the Mayflower. No one had any complaints. The setting is stunning. We overlooked a formal garden from the comfort of the beautiful dining room. Our service was flawless. The Grace cocktail is sublime. The Ethopian coffee is delicious. I thoroughly enjoyed my starter course of cold spring pea soup. I followed that up with a delicious sole dish sautéed in brown butter with fava beans. The lemon tart is light and airy with no crust and accompanied by a raspberry sorbet. There was nothing that I would not wholeheartedly recommend. I will certainly be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on May 6, 2017

Food is not very good. Service is excellent

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vipRcgrobb (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on April 22, 2017

The food was delicious. Just felt menu was very limited and the price for eggplant was very high

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vippamela (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on April 15, 2017

Beautiful restaurant with good service and good food. Pricey, yes, but ideal for special occasions (I was there for my 33rd wedding anniversary)! Highly recommend!

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Gemgirl (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on April 15, 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful Sat before Easter gourmet meal at the Mayflower Grace. Fireplaces roaring, spring flowers everywhere, table lamps, and beautiful place settings all set the mood for a romantic memorable evening. The food and wine were exquisite, beautifully served, and delicious. The calamari appetizer, bibb salad, and roxbury chicken were sensational. The wait staff attentive and courteous. It couldn't have been better. We are planning our return in the near future and will be bringing all of our out of town guests here.

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tttestani (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on April 9, 2017

Wonderful experience for my birthday. Small issue of finding a hair in my entree after I had already eaten most of it. However, they handled the situation appropriately and respectfully. Overall a great experience and I will go back again!

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vipAndrew (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on March 16, 2017

We went for my daughter's birthday and had a great evening. Great up market ambiance, lovely food and terrific service. Highly recommended.

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NEWMUMGROUP (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on March 4, 2017

The team at the restaurant was very efficient and paid a lot of attention to our needs and special requests. The food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 26, 2017

Amazing service and incredible foods. Always a place that I would recommend!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2017

Excellent Food ,Service, atmosphere .Calamari appetizer tender,flavorful unique, suckling pig full of flavor,beef short rib was fork tender and yummy.Roasted Turbot was like nothing else soft and velvety . Desserts over the top.Server was the Best !

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HappyEater (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2016

Thank you for the lovely evening - our guests enjoyed the experience

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
2.0  Dined on December 19, 2016

We arrived for 1PM reservation with friends who had driven over a hour for a "charming lunch in a high end country inn". Our party of 4 was seated at an approximately 3 ft by 3 ft table temporarily set up in a side room. We were told that the carpets were being cleaned in the normal dining areas. When the bread basket arrived we had to move glasses and silverware on the table to make room. The daily menus presented to us were falling out of the binders and one of the menus was not the menu for that day. When the food was served it was difficult to fit the plates on the table again requiring movement of glasses and the use of a side table to hold the bread basket. The food served was OK but nothing special. Our waitress deserves a "A for effort" but the service level was not outstanding as should be expected at a high priced establishment. (The cost of our lunch was approximately $250.00 with tip!)

This was a very disappointing experience. As long time patrons, we have seen the Mayflower go through dramatic ups and downs during ownership changes but we were impressed with the ambiance, food and service during two recent visits. This experience will cause us to hesitate before taking family or friends to the Mayflower in the future until we can determine if today's experience was an aberration or "the new normal".

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vipDSdiner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on December 7, 2016

4 of us had the dining room to ourselves this week! Service was attentive, food delicious and timing was not rushed! Very enjoyable experience! Pricing was actually a bit less than I anticipated, except for the wine. I am certain that the weekends a busier, but an excellent destination!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 2, 2016

The only negative is that the restaurants' flooring/carpet was in need of replacement

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CiranM (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2016

Pricey, but worth the trip for a special occasion. Location is beautiful.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 1, 2016

An excellent place for lunch or dinner; one could discuss various subjects in a beautiful atmosphere.

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