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By: Chelsea Sayegh on November 22nd, 2018

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7 Best Restaurants in Farmington, CT for Seniors

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Farmington, Connecticut has a lot to offer seniors, especially when it comes to dining options. If you’re looking for an assisted living community for yourself or a senior loved one, you want to be sure there’s plenty to do in the area you choose. And, just because you live in a senior living community doesn’t mean you have to eat there every day! You can still go out and enjoy all the exciting dining options a town has to offer.

Here are a few of the best restaurants for seniors in the Farmington, CT area.

1. Truffles Café & Bakery

Truffles Café & Bakery is a wonderful breakfast and lunch spot that starts serving patrons as early as 7:00 a.m. (and 8:00 a.m. on Sundays). Seniors can enjoy delicious homemade food at a reasonable price. It features a range of healthy options, like breakfast and lunch wraps. But, Truffles is still a bakery, so you can indulge on pastries and cakes, too if that’s what you’re craving.

Truffles is a cozy environment with a friendly staff. It even offers pleasant outdoor seating for sunny days with nice weather.

Phone Number:

860-409-0667

Address:

767 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT 06032

Hours:

Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

2. J. Timothy’s Taverne

While J. Timothy’s Taverne isn’t technically in Farmington, CT, it’s in Plainville, it sits right on the town border. And, the little trek to the next city over is worth the effort. It’s simply too delicious to keep off this list!

First of all, J. Timothy’s is a famous stop for chicken wings. So famous, in fact, it’s been featured on Food Network and was voted the #2 best wing destination in the whole country. If you’re in the mood for wings, this is clearly the best place around. For those who aren’t in the mood for wings, J. Timothy’s has plenty of other options, like salads and sandwiches, too.

Timothy’s has a long history, as well. The current restaurant is housed in a beautiful, rustic building from 1789, and the building has been the home of taverns and restaurants essentially since it was built. If you visit J. Timothy’s, you can enjoy a plate of wings and a long history that comes with it. It’s the perfect locale for seniors who are interested in history and want a delicious meal.

Phone Number:

860-747-6813

Address:

143 New Britain Avenue

Plainville, CT 06062

Hours:

Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

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3. Butchers and Bakers

Butchers and Bakers will be a unique dining experience for any Farmington senior who wants a night out on the town. With a farmhouse atmosphere and one of the largest patios in central Connecticut, you’re sure to find a comfortable spot to relax with family or friends.

This restaurant also offers a new take on traditional American fare, using a coal-fired over and sourcing produce from local farms. You can enjoy lunch or dinner here every day, and if you’re looking for restaurants for seniors to enjoy a weekend brunch, Butchers and Bakers is the perfect location. They also offer a variety of small plates, which are great to share.

Phone Number:

860-470-7414

Address:

270 Farmington Avenue, Suite 101

Farmington, CT 06032

Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 11:30 a.m to 1:00 a.m.

Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

4. Naples Pizza

Want to visit a spot that’s been voted the #1 restaurant in Farmington, CT? Naples Pizza is the place, making it the ideal restaurant for seniors in the area. Naples Pizza offers classic Italian fare, including, delicious pizza. Plus, they make their pizza dough in-house daily, so this is absolutely the best place if you’re craving a slice.

Naples Pizza has been a community staple since 1995. And with so many options, it’s a good spot to pick up a to-go order, or sit down and enjoy some food and conversation with your loved ones. 

Phone Number:

860-674-8876

Address:

838 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT 06032

Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 9:00 p.m.

5. Highland Park Market

Are you looking for an easily accessible spot to grab a quick salad or maybe a sandwich? Your first thought might not be to go to the market, but Highland Park Market has great lunch items at an affordable price.

Highland Park Market is a family-owned chain of five grocery stores, and they offer plenty of to-go options, like a fresh salad bar with lots of choices, sandwiches made right there at the deli, and even a variety of soups. It’s a must-visit spot for a delicious, healthy, and reasonably-priced lunch.

Phone Number:

860-674-9536

Address:

204 Main Street

Farmington, CT 06032

Hours:

Monday to Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

6. Wood-N-Tap Bar & Grill

If you’re a senior living at Middlewoods of Farmington, there’s a good chance you know about Wood-N-Tap Bar & Grill. This is one of the top restaurants for seniors in the area since it offers delicious food at an affordable price. They are also generous with the portions, so if you can’t finish your lunch, you have plenty to take home with you for later.

Wood-N-Tap also has convenient parking for seniors, with handicap spots right in the front. They open daily at 11:00 a.m., so you can grab an early lunch or visit for dinner.

Phone Number:

860-773-6736

Address:

1274 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT 06032

Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

7. Cugino’s

Finally, if you’re looking for the perfect restaurant for a special occasion or even just to treat yourself to a nice meal, Cugino’s is the restaurant for you. While it’s a bit more expensive than other options, the mouthwatering food is worth the price. This is an upscale Italian seafood and steakhouse, so be sure to bring your appetite when you visit.

Cugino’s serves lunch and dinner daily. If you visit for lunch, you can experience the tasty food at a more affordable price.

Phone Number:

860-678-9366

Address:

1053 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT 06032

Hours:

Monday: Appointment Only

Tuesday and Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

If you’re looking for restaurants for seniors, Farmington, CT has lots of choices. That makes it a great location if you’re looking for senior living options in the area, too. There are so many things to do, other than just trying out delicious cuisine. And, if you choose an option like Middlewoods of Farmington, you’ll even have access to community-provided transportation, so you can visit these locations any time.

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About Chelsea Sayegh

I started working as a Marketing Coordinator for United Methodist Homes in October of 2016. I work on public relations, website management and community planning for their award winning independent and assisted living communities. As a graduate of Ursinus College with a degree in Media and Communications and a passion for serving nonprofits, United Methodist Homes has become my home away from home. I spend my days working in a community filled with smiling faces, helpful hands and wonderful residents. I have a passion for assisting seniors and take great pride in being able to promote a company with such a positive mission and values. As an individual committed to learning and growing, I have jumped right into this exciting career!

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