The front of Central Cafe in downtown Plainville, CT
Central Cafe the Downtown Bar of Plainville, CT

The Central Cafe Bar and Grill Has a Full Bar, a Tempting Menu, and a Lot of Fun on Tap​

Get Awesome Drinks, Delicious Food and Unbeatable Service at Our Long-Established Bar in Plainville, CT


Open 7 Days a Week:

Weekdays at 11 AM and Weekends at Noon


From our front door on Whiting Street to the patio outside the back door, you can count on great service from the bartenders, wait staff, and kitchen staff at the Central Cafe in downtown Plainville. We've been doing it since 1950.


Here are some other reasons why our customers keep coming back: We have 12 beers on tap. Our menu is complete with everything from appetizers to entrees. We have a private room for banquets. There are 14 big screen HD TV's and we carry all the games. We have a pool table, game machines, darts and a jukebox with great tunes. We even have a great night life and invite you to check out our calendar.




Karaoke with Carol Willis Saturday Nights at the Central Cafe

Current Weekly Specials


Mon. $1 off House Wine


Mon Nights 7pm to Close - Coors Lite Drafts - $2.00!!!


Tues. Taco & Tequila Tuesdays with $2 Tacos & $4 Cuervo Margaritas from 5 to 10 pm


Wed. DJ Trivia and $1 off all well drinks

Paint night - Twice a month on Wednesday Nights - Call for Dates & Times


Thurs Nights (Summer). Acoustic entertainment on our patio from 6 pm - 9 pm 


Fri. Entertainment!!! Call for info


Sat. Karaoke with Carol Willis


Summer Sundays - More details to come!

One glimpse at the Central Cafe's banquet room

Downtown Plainville's Banquet Room with Catering Service


Our private banquet room at the Central Cafe is the ideal place for small showers and weddings, awards banquets, birthday parties, company Christmas parties, and consolation meals​. READ MORE

The Kitchen is Open

Sun - Thurs. until 10 p.m.

 Fri. and Sat. until Midnight


Appetizers - Soups - Salads - Wraps - Burgers and Sandwiches - Over 35 Flavors of Wings - Dinners

The Central Cafe has a great sports bar atmosphere. Watch major league baseball, pro and college basketball, all NFL games and more on 14 big flat screen TVs.​

Stop in to CENTRAL CAFE and try our FAMOUS WINGS

Over 35 flavors to choose from!!!


We have Paint Nite 2 Wednesdays per month at the Central Cafe

Join us at Central Cafe in Plainville! 2 Wednesdays a month, you can enjoy Paint Nite!! Go to for upcoming dates & times !! Bring out the artist in you !!​

Our mission is to provide excellent service and quality beverages and food at the Central Cafe
  • Monthly Drink and Beer Specials
  • Try Our Martini of the Month Each Month
  • Always Something New to Try on Tap and In Bottles​

Happy Hour 

M-F (3-6p)

 $1.00 OFF Drafts

$1.00 OFF Drinks


Saturday March 17th and Sunday March 18th

Corned Beef Dinners, $13.95

Rueben Sandwich,  $10.95


Chef Bo’s Shepherds Pie - $9.95

A favorite St Paddy's Day staple, savory beef & vegetables topped with mashed potatoes 


* Green Beer by Request



Saturday March 17th - Don't miss the St Paddys Karaoke Party from 8 pm to 1 am. Wear your best GREEN shirt/clothing/outfit and be entered to win a door prize. Enter our Irish song competition and winner gets a gift certificate, drink specials, food specials

Central Cafe

24 Whiting Street, Plainville, CT 06062 | 860-747-0405

Central Cafe

24 Whiting Street, Plainville, CT 06062 | 860-747-0405