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special occasion restaurant within 10 minutes of Windsor CT

Any cuisine would be fine, for a special meal after a graduation. Distance to Windsor less than 10 miles would be important. Thanks.

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  1. The Maine Fish Market & Restaurant in East Windsor is good-it's on the East Windsor/Ellington line. Here's their website:

    http://www.mainefishmarket.com/

    People also seem to like Mill on The River in South Windsor but I've always been disappointed with my food their-nice view & ambience though. I might just drive into Hartford...I think the restaurants downtown (or in west hartford center) are worth the 10 minute highway drive from windsor.

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    1. re: Teraesa22

      The Maine Fish Market & Restaurant is one of our favorites and we eat there every time we go to Brimfield for the antique fair. There's a place on on the other side of the river thats very nice. It has two levels with an outdoor deck upstairs but I can't remember the name of it. Any ideas? Also, any other dining suggestions would be appreciated.

      Thanks

    2. I've never been, but I think it is within the ten mile radius, and I have friends that have said that it is very good. The Nutmeg Restaurant is a banquet facility as well as accomodating regular dinng parties. That may be a plus or minus for you depending on the size of your party. http://www.nutmegrestaurant.com/index... in East Windsor. Downtown Hartford is not really that far away from Windsor, and would really expand your options for something special. Peppercorn's or Max Downtown maybe. Or if you want to orient it to the grad (assuming college), there is a younger crowd at Trumbull Kitchen or Black Eyed Sally's (music a bonus).

      1. tosca in suffield, ct is nice, but small. if you felt like venturing over the mass line, the federal in agawam, ma is absoulutely wonderful.

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        1. re: kelgia

          Would have to agree that The Federal in Agawam is one of the better restaurants in western mass / northern ct. Website is www.thefederalrestaurant.com to give you an idea of what they offer. Definitely, a special occasion place. But, depending on where you are in Windsor, it could be a couple miles over your 10 mile limit.

        2. or, the hazard grill in enfield, ct.
          laNotte in east windsor is nice.

          1. Thank you very much for these great suggestions. Will post after trying one.