457 Mason Jar

457 N Main Street
Bristol, CT 06010
Phone: (860) 582-6616
Cuisine: American, Barbeque
Price: $
Do you like this restaurant?

Get Directions:

Start Address:
Please enter a starting address.
End Address:
Please enter an ending address.


  • Hours
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Saturday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed
  • Special Needs BYOB
  • Atmosphere Family / Children
  • Meal Times Served Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
  • Attire Casual
  • Amenities Wi-fi
  • Reservation Information Not Required
  • Parking Availability Street, Parking on Site
  • Payment Methods Amex Discover Mastercard Visa


Mike's Tortoise & Hare Cafe & Catering is owned by Mike & Sallie Clawson of Bristol CT. Mike is originally from North Carolina where he met & married Sallie (Roberts). They have 2 sons, Alex & Brad and have lived in Bristol since 1995. Mike graduated from CT Culinary Institute in 1996 and was Sous Chef at the Cottage Restaurant in Plainville CT from Sept 1996 till April 2007. He then started up Mike's N.C. BBQ & Catering, a food cart which was located across from the Court House on N. Main ST in Bristol CT. Mike's love of cooking and baking started at around age 12 and he had always dreamed of owning a restaurant. Having acquired Mike's Tortoise & Hare is a dream come true and he looks forward to many years of sharing some of his favorite Southern Style recipes and especially his grandmother's desserts.

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 187reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by Food was good but not spectacular. The service was great with a very friendly staff. Oct 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect medium burger, with delicious pimento cheese; and, the Carolina hush puppies were hot, crispy, tasty, with the scallion butter adding that exceptional touch. Sep 16, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by The menu and prices at differ from the restaurant menu. That needs to be updated Jul 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The food was very good and they have different things Jul 24, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Everyone was so pleasant even with special orders! We can't wait to go back and try dinner menu! The pancakes and eggs benie were to fabulous! Jul 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The owners were awesome, so personable and friendly. My husband's lobster was a little undercooked, so they took it back to cook a little longer and gave us a discount on the meal. Jul 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great ambience of Southern hospitality. Delicious, generous helpings. Fell in love with the staff. Simple, if somewhat austere, tasteful, welcoming surroundings. Very reasonable prices. Can't wait to go again! Jul 11, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jerry & Sally, the owners are friendly, and make yummy southern style food. Their hotdogs, hamburgers, salads, & home made desserts will make your tongue happy! Jul 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by such a warm welcoming atmosphere May 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by It was our first time but not our last. Glad we finally went in,nice surprise. Apr 25, 2015
  • 2015-12-01 T10:20:13.438-06:00
  • bvseo_lps, prod_bvrr, vn_prr_5.6
  • cp-1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_187, tr_187
  • loc_en_US, sid_61632, prod, sort_default
Back to Top
Minimum purchase of $20.

People who viewed this restaurant also bought:

Craving for Savings?

Sign up today to receive special offers for 457 Mason Jar and other restaurants in your area!

Subscribe Now

© 2015 All rights reserved.