New England Weekender’s Guide to Southbury, CT

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Southern CT? We’ve comprised a list of our personal favorites as well as those of area residents to showcase the local flavor of this unique New England town. From food to shopping and overnight accommodations, there’s no shortage of great stops on this list to give you a great day trip or getaway weekend this spring.


F O O D & D R I N K


THE TAVERN AT THE HERITAGE HOTEL

Located inside the beautiful Heritage Hotel in Southbury is this great bar and restaurant. Perfect of dinner or drinks in a lively atmosphere with juke box and pool table available.

In room dining service for overnight guests as well as breakfast and lunch available.

| Website | (203)-264-8400 | IG: @heritagesouthbury

522 Heritage Road, Southbury CT


DENMOS

Three generations later, Denmo’s in Southbury is still one of the most poppin’ places in town. Great for a quick bite, this is the ultimate food stop for a sunny afternoon where patrons can sit outside at one of the many picnic tables or tailgate on the back of a car. No interior dining available, this is a food window style experience. Chili dogs, Hotdogs and Clamstrips just some of infamous offerings here. Check it out for yourself! It’s a great bike stop too! | Website | 203-264-4626 | IG: @denmosfamousoriginal

9am – 10 pm daily.

340 Main Street South in Southbury, CT


LEOS RESTAURANT

Leo’s is located in the heart of Southbury in the plaza of Adorn Restoration Boutique. In operation since 1987 Leo’s offers a variety of breakfast, lunch & dinner menu items in a traditional American style. Interior is a diner vibe, with friendly staff and plenty of comfortable seating. Website | (203) 264-9190 | IG: @leos_restaurant


THE OLIVE TREE

The Olive Tree is located in a refurbished house on the Southbury/Woodbury town line. A full service service dining room is surrounded by windows and overlooks a large outdoor patio. Parties of all sizes welcomed. Since 1980 owner and chef has served a mix of culturally inspired dishes. Warm atmosphere, cozy dining. Closed Sunday & Monday.

Website | (203) 263-4555

1204 Main Street South. Woodbury / Southbury line


MIRANDA’S PIZZA

Locally loved pizza restaurant, authentic Italian fare, casual dining, located steps from I-84 and across the street from Maggie Mcflys.

Website | (203) 262-6400 | IG: @mirandaspizza

1056 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488

 

J & J COUNTRY TAVERN

This charming restaurant is located on the elite Heritage Village golf course. The menu includes pub dishes, pastas, seafood, steaks, salads and specials. The dining room over looks the rolling green and the bar features a cozy atmosphere with an additional patio and dining space to accommodate private parties.

Website | (203) 586-1218 | IG: @jjcountrytavern

137 East Hill Rd, Southbury, Ct, 06488 – (e): JJcountrytavern@yahoo.com


S W E E T S


DUBL TWISTER ICE CREAM

Homemade Ice Cream, Cakes & Sweet Treats. Multiple Locations.

| Website | (203)-405-1025| @dubl_twister_southbury

385 Main Street South Southbury,CT

DENMOS, SOUTHBURY

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S T A Y


HERITAGE HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER

Located in the heart of Southbury in the Heritage Village, the hotel features two salt water swimming pools, suites overlooking the golf course with jetted tubs, a full service tavern and bar, multiple game rooms and gathering areas, beautiful fireplaces throughout, a luxury day spa as well as a new winery, a golf course, multiple event venues, tennis courts and more, just steps from retail shops in the village.

Website | (203) 264-8400 | | IG: @heritagesouthbury

2018 The Heritage Hotel Golf, Spa & Conference Center 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, CT 06488


THE EVERGREEN INN B&B

This historic home, built in 1818, by John Moseley captures quintessential New England charm with modern amenities. It’s route 6, Southbury location provides easy access to all the destinations listed in this guide, & more! Beautiful grounds in a peaceful country setting. “Enjoying a cup of coffee on the stone patio or taking a book by the fireplace. Our grounds are the perfect backdrop for any event including reunions, engagement parties and intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions.” – Innkeeper

Website | 203-586-1876 | evergreeninnsouthbury@gmail.com

782 Main Street North, Southbury, CT 06488


S H O P


ADORN RESTORATION BOUTIQUE

Adorn Restoration Boutique is a group shop featuring multiple dealers, custom furniture, antiques and repurposed designs as well as vintage wears, clothing, jewelry and home goods.

(203) 558-1376 | Website| @adornrestorationboutique

7 Poverty Road, Bennet Square, Southbury


VINTAGE TREASURES LLC.

Unique vintage home goods, multi-dealer antique shop, artisan wares, vintage, antique & contemporary consignments.

| Website| 203-262-0200 | @vintagetreasuresllc

134 Main Street South, Southbury, CT | IG:


 

VILLARINA’S PASTA SHOP

Pasta lovers rejoice! This artisanal pasta shop offers handmade pastas, sauces as well as specialty goods both local and from Italy. Fresh filled cannoli’s & Bridgewater Chocolates available. The best homemade ravioli.

Website | (203) 264-3000

22 Poverty Rd, Southbury, CT 06488


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MAISON ST. GERMAIN

WOODBURY, CT

Specialty antique & vintage home furnishings shop located behind Carol Peck’s Goodnew’s Cafe. Home Decor, Rustic Treasures & Refinished Furniture.

website | 203 266-4223


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THE CURTIS HOUSE INN

WOODBURY, CT

Connecticut’s oldest continually operational Inn & Tavern, unique ambient dining experience upstairs, downstairs bar and more casual pub. Delicious classic American fare. Visit website for more info and overnight accommodations and suggested call for dinner reservations: (203) 263-2101


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WOODBURY BREWING

WOODBURY, CT

Craft Brewery in the heart of Woodbury. Tap room tastings, Full bar, Pub Fare, Live Events.

Website

IG: @woodburybrewingcompany


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KETTLETOWN STATE PARK, SOUTHBURY CT

Kettletown State Park public recreation area is located on the eastern shore of the Housatonic River’s Lake Zoar. Seasonal activities include hiking, swimming, camping, picnicking, and fishing.

1400 Georges Hill Rd, Southbury, CT 06488

 


S H O U T O U T S


DOTTIES DINER

SALT OF THE EARTH

BLACK HOG BREWING


C O N T A C T U S


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