Distinctively cool dining.

<br><h2>We look forward to welcoming you.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Contributing to the new vibrancy of Willimantic’s downtown is a unique dining destination, Cafemantic. We are a neighborhood restaurant where a driven culinary and service team create authentic hospitality experiences for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch.

Our menus, inspired by the New England seasons and centered around the commitment to cooking food that celebrates the hard work of the farmers, makers and fishers that supply our kitchen.

Come and taste for yourself why Cafemantic has created something distinctively cool in an unlikely place. Our story is told one plate at a time.

July 4th Holiday Hours

July 4th: Closed | Boom Box Parade!
July 5th: No Lunch | Dinner 5-10
July 6th: No Lunch | Dinner 5-10
July 7th: Normal Hours | Brunch 10-3, Dinner 5-9

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948 Main Street | Willimantic, CT. | 860-423-4243

Plan Your Visit


Dinner 5PM-9PM

Lunch 11:30AM-3PM
Dinner 5PM-9PM

Lunch 11:30AM-3PM
Dinner 5PM-9PM

Lunch 11:30AM-3PM
Dinner 5PM-10PM

Lunch 11:30AM-3PM
Dinner 5PM-10PM

Brunch 10AM-3PM
Dinner 5PM-10PM


Walk-in guests are welcomed at any time. Reservations can be made by calling 860.423.4243 or on our website.

Younger guests are always welcome. Diners with younger guests in tow should provide their own high chair or booster seat.

Our community table is available on a first come basis for up to eight guests.

The intimacy of our space and detail to the culinary and service experience permits a limited amount of large parties. The maximum party size that can be comfortably seated is twelve guests.

Plan Your Visit

Our neighborhood can get busy. Therefore, parking calls for creativity and is located street side and in municipal lots throughout downtown. Additional parking is available on Riverside Drive behind Cafemantic - enter through patio. Parking time limits are enforced Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

For cyclers, we are on the Airline Trail / East Coast Greenway. We have a bike rack available on Main Street.

During your visit we encourage you to explore some of the other sites and attractions in the district. Additional information is available at WillimanticDowntown.org[powr-map id=7f7446bd_1477236544]


Our catering division; A Moveable Feast offers full service event planning in addition to pickup and delivery catering at Cafemantic. We will manage catering details from beginning to end by helping with venue selection, creating a personalized menu, handle bar services, rentals, and staffing needs.

Visit ctfeast.com for information on how can we can cater your elegant wedding, backyard barbecue and anything in-between.