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Middletown CT - Restaurant - Commercial Building

329 Main Street - Middletown, Connecticut

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Why Buy This Property

LOCATION:  Located in its center position on Main Street in the heart of Downtown Middletown on Main Street, the Guy & Rice Building is iconic.  

INVITING OPEN FRONT WINDOWS:  It is the only restaurant on Main Street featuring Acadian Windows opening up the front of the restaurant fully to the sidewalk and black awnings. 

OPERATING RESTAURANTCurrently operates as the Forbidden City Bistro Asian Restaurant on the first floor.  

APARTMENT OR OTHER INCOME GENERATORS:  The second can be operated as a separate business with its bar, meeting, or private dining rooms or converted into apartments. The third floor is configured for apartments.


The main floor features a vaulted architecturally appealing ceiling, a large dining room, and a banquet area with an elegant a wine room inside an old vault. 

The second floor is fitted with classy with a wood bar and multiple party/or conference rooms with remodeled bathrooms. The second floor might also operate as a Speak Easy with its separate entrance stairwell or Planning & Zoning have approved converting the second floor to apartments without a time delay.

The third floor features apartments with a shared laundry room and kitchenette-style room.  

This full service restaurant is equipped with an expansive kitchen featuring: 2 hoods with up to code Ansul systems, walk-in cooler, stainless steel counters, stoves, fryers, racks, shelving, upright dishwasher system and sinks. 

The full basement is cement and used for storage with a Big Dipper Themaco Grease Separator. Upgraded Electric and Security systems have been installed. 

The entire facility is clean, this is a turnkey establishment for a similar menu.

Property Location

List Price


Open House Dates

Contact Jennifer Swerdlick (860) 280-8610.  The property is available for inspection by appointment only.  Registration and government-issued identification required at each property viewing.

Please do not contact the Seller or enter the property at other times without permission.

Contact Us

  Fine & Company LLC
  Jennifer Swerdlick

Other Information

Licensing : Fine & Company LLC Licensed Connecticut Real Estate Broker

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