Reviews on Cafe food in Terryville, Connecticut, United States. Terryville is a census-designated place (CDP) that can be found in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States, and is the largest village within the town of Plymouth. In the 2010 census, Terryville was recorded as having a population of 5,387. The village is named for Eli Terry Jr., the son of the well-known clockmaker Eli Terry Sr. In addition to that, Terryville is also home to the Lock Museum of America. There is a water wheel located in downtown Terryville that is dedicated to the son of Eli Terry Sr.
Things to do in Terryville
4 based on 97 reviews
This is right across the street from the American ClockÂ and Watch Museum. We were eager to go the museum so this seemed like a good fit. It turned out to be a very good choice. They close at two and we slipped in a shade before and they were still gracious and welcoming. We both had the Philly Cheese Steak which we enjoyedÂ immensely. Perfectly seasoned beef with cheese onions and peppers served on a fresh grinder roll. Our server, Taylor was pleasant and accommodating. The cafe' is bigger then it looks as there are two rooms decorated with some interesting pieces as well as clocks in keeping with the museum. Perfect choice for lunch before or after the museum.
Iâm craving the rice and chicharrones right now. The beef empanada is stuffed and fried fresh to order. I also enjoyed the rellenos de papa (meat stuffed potato balls) and conoa (sweet plantain filled with beef) with the two types of spicy sauce. The Cubano was the one letdown, not your typical Miami version but with coleslaw instead which ended up a soggy mess. I knew I should have chose the tripleta (good memories of Puerto Rico). The owner was super friendly and offered us free samples of that crispy fatty pork belly deliciousness that health conscious people might frown upon but you just laugh and enjoy life!
The parking is a bit of a mess and the place looks a little shabby (peanut shells on the floor) but the food comes out quickly and can be really good. It is not exactly cuisine, think more like what you might make at home for yourself if you were alone and wanted something quick. Its mostly simple burgers and sandwiches. The small burger has better flavor and texture than the large. The sausage burger is also tasty. The fries aren't hand cut or anything but they are light, hot and perfectly salted althoug. Most nights the bartender is also the cook so quality does vary a little depending the crowd size. It is a fun place to watch some football but it does get crowded. On off nights when the crowd is thin the place can be a little intimidating as it is a hang out for townie regulars but for the most part they are nice and decently friendly.
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