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Blaze Your Trail for Good Times at the Winchester Cafe

Bar & Restaurant in Portland, CT Resembles an Old Western Saloon

Stepping into the Winchester Cafe is like stepping back in time. The obvious reason is the atmosphere of the Winchester suggests an old western saloon of movie days. We display old wagon parts, lamps, and pictures that are reminiscent of those days.

The secondary feeling of nostalgia occurs because many of you have a vague memory of hot dogs and milk shakes purchased here when it was a smaller building known as Walt's. We invite you to read more about the history of the Winchester Cafe.

We have full liquor service and a long bar that seats quite a few patrons. Everyone loves our "cowboy" bar stool shaped like a saddle. We also have a menu with everything you'd expect in a place with an old west atmosphere. We never do fast food here. Hot food is sizzlin' the old fashioned way. Cold food such as salads can't get any fresher.

If you like to have fun and enjoy music when you go out, we have a pool table for starters. We've scheduled live bands, cruise nights and karaoke, too. Go to our happenings page for more information. 

We also have some art work and western articles for sale in the "back 40" of the bar that might be of interest.

We hope you'll enjoy your visit with us and that you, too, will become
a "Winchester Repeater"! Get directions if you haven't been here yet. 
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"Wisdom from the Trail," a page of quotations on the Winchester Cafe menu.
2nd place winner New England Chile Cook-off
Are You Hungry Yet?
Wed. thru Sat. we open at noon, Sun. at 11:00 for the summer.

Due to the COVID virus, our closing hours vary, generally between 9 and 10, the latest nights being Friday and Saturday, which are in the area of 11:00.

We are closed both Monday and Tuesday for now. 
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Painting of a cowboy and dressed up lady in a western saloon on display at the Winchester Cafe
Visit Our Photo Gallery
1374 Portland Cobalt Road, Portland, CT 06480   860-342-0224   Get Directions
Don't Miss Our
Lineup of Bands
It's Live Music
at Its Best at the
Winchester Cafe
Go to Happenings for Details
Trivia every Wednesday at 7:30, 
Karaoke every Thursday at 7:30.
Fun at The Winchester Cafe
Winchester Cafe in Portland, CT since 1982
The old Western saloon atmosphere is a must see at the Winchester Cafe
Ongoing Specials
The old Western saloon atmosphere is a must see at the Winchester Cafe
Pictures from our last Cruise Night
Weekend Specials
Herb Roasted Chicken
French Onion Soup
Drunken Shrimp
Small Party Catering
We are open for take out! Call 860-342-0224 and we'll have your order ready when you arrive.