Downtown Updates


On Wednesday, May 20th, Phase 1 of the Governor's plan to reopen will begin and many of our downtown businesses are looking forward to welcoming you back! We've begun updating our website to reflect who is reopening, changes to offerings, etc. This list is a work in progress, if you'd like to be added to it please email

(Be sure to check each business page for details about hours.)


50’s Diner - Aero Diner - temporarily closed

A Cupcake for Later – open Tuesday thru Saturday, 10AM – 5PM, online and phone ordering, offering some curbside pickup, closing at early at 5 PM

Apollo Pizza – outdoor dining, takeout, drive-thru option

American Job Centers of Eastern CT – working remotely, call the Willimantic office: 860-450-7603, or email:, returning contacts within two business days Monday - Friday 9am-4pm.

Bagel One – open for takeout

BENCH Shop – open, COVID protocol in place, 1 shopper at a time, online shopping available

Berkshire Bank - lobbies closed to unscheduled walk-in customers, drive-up services, ATMs, ITMs, in-person appointment, and online banking available

Blarney's Cafe- Take Out, Curbside Pick Up, and Delivery, Tuesday - Saturday: 11AM - 9PM, Sunday: 3PM - 9PM

BLISS– temporarily closed but offering online shopping with shipping, local delivery, or in-store pick up

Blondie's Diner - open daily from 5AM - 9PM for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; outdoor dining or curbside pickup

Bob’s Windham IGA - open Monday 8AM – 9PM, Tuesday 8AM – 8PM, Wednesday 7AM – 7PM, Thursday - Sunday 8AM – 7PM, , no hot bar or self-serve soup for the time being, opening at 7 AM on Monday, Wednesday, Friday for senior citizens and those with immunodeficiencies, using single use plastic bags, asking to please leave reusable bags at home, one shopper per family, when possible please don't bring children, not accepting any returns at this time

Cafemantic - family-style oven-ready meals available for pickup Thursday – Sunday, 3:00 – 7:00

CADMarshall Framing – one on one appointments Tuesday - Saturday, curbside pickup, call 860-617-5422

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union – lobby closed, expanded drive-up services, services by appointment, contact center available for full service

Cibao Market – open, no children, one shopper per family, open Monday – Saturday 9AM – 9PM, Sunday 9AM – 8PM

Covenant Soup Kitchen – Daily takeout meals, breakfast 9AM, lunch 12PM, dinner 4:30PM - Fridays only; Emergency Food Pantry is taking written orders Mon-Fri and Sun for pickup the following day between 11 AM and 12 PM

CT Legal Services – closed to the public, responding to email, phone, and fax. No walk-ins, accepting new clients by phone

Dairy Queen – open daily from 11AM to 8PM, please call upon arrival from your car to place your order, in order to maintain product quality.

Dawn’s Designs – salons are approved to reopen on June 1

Dawson Florist – showroom closed, online ordering or call 860-423-2535

Design Center East – showroom open by appointment call 860-450-8442 or email

Domino’s Pizza – open regular hours for delivery, contactless delivery, and takeout

Dunkin’ – drive-thru ordering, carry-out, order through app for contactless grab-and-go, possible modified store hours

Edible Arrangements – delivery

Edward Deli Market – open

Eight One Six Salon – reopening as of 6/1,

Elm Discount Package Store - open, on Wednesdays and Saturday opening an hour early at 8:00 AM for senior citizens and customers considered high risk, curbside pickup

Eminence Ink – temporarily closed

Fiesta Cinco De Mayo Restaurant - open for curbside service, to place your order call 860-423-9524 or 860-423-9509.

Fine Fettle – open, online or phone ordering with no changes, one visit per patient or caregiver a day, strict limits on the number of patients allowed in the dispensary at once

Foxy Fast Lube - currently open Monday thru Saturday 8-5 and Sunday 9-1 for oil changes and Monday thru Friday 8-5 and Saturday 8-1 for emissions

Friendly’s – temporarily closed

Garibaldis Mexican Food - closed temporarily

Garo's Place - open Monday - Saturday, 10 - 6, 

Generations Family Health Center -no longer offering Saturday or evening hours, hours at ALL sites Monday through Friday are now 9 – 12 noon and 1 – 4 pm. Please call office before coming in for an appointment to be screened by one of our Doctors or Nurse Practitioners.  

Green Beauty Salon & Spa – reopening on 6/1,

Grounded Coffee Company - Takeout, curbside pickup, outdoor seating, open Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Gulemo inc Printers - limited hours, contact

Harp on Church – temporarily closed

High Stylz Salon – able to reopen as of 6/1,

Illiano’s – open daily 10:30 – 9, outdoor dining, take-out, curbside pick-up, delivery

Jewels Verne Jewelers – temporarily closed

Hosmer Mountain Soda – open and offering delivery

Kerri Art Studio and Gallery - closed temporarily, online store available

La Mexicana Taqueria – open, takeout only

Ladd’s Garden Center – open, offering local doorstep delivery for orders place and paid over the phone. Can deliver pansies in packs or bowls, cold crop vegetable plants, herbs, soil, mulch and more! A small delivery fee will be added to your purchase, but you won't have to leave your house. Also offering curbside pickup at our store. Call and pay ahead with your order and when you arrive, we will bring it right out to your car.

Landrop Comics and Game Center – open with safety measures in place

Latin Flavor – open Wednesday 5PM – 9PM, Thursday 5PM - 9PM, Friday 5PM - 10PM, Saturdays 3PM - 10PM; outdoor dining, curbside ordering/takeout; call 860-786-7750, delivery via DoorDash and Grubhub 

Liberty Bank - Temporary Hours: Beginning March 30, branches will operate between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturdays (for those typically open Saturdays). All Liberty branches will operate via drive-up windows and in-lobby appointments until further notice. If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with our branch staff, please call your local branch.

Limberia Tropical Alagarete – open for take-out

Mackey’s – open, curbside service, online ordering, free 1 to 3-day delivery with orders over $49.00

Medical Pharmacy – curbside pickup only, free delivery

Music and More International - providing music classes online by appointment. Other musical services by request such as play lists with your favorite piano music, music education classes for children, and music therapy opportunities.

Not Only Juice - offering NOJ Juicery & Kitchen Marketbasket

O. L. Willard Company – open, mask will be required, call ahead and orders will be brought to you curbside, yard is open for customers who need material, delivery, hours: weekday 7AM – 5PM, Saturday: 8AM – 4PM

Olympic Family Restaurant – open Tuesday – Sunday, 2PM – 8PM, curbside pickup, delivery

Oriental Café – open for takeout, call 860-456-8885 to place order

Pan del Sinai - takeout 

Pedal Power – open for sales and service on a  1 on 1 basis, Tuesday – Saturday 11AM – 5PM, online and phone ordering available for curbside pickup

Pleasant Pizza and Maria's Garden - Take-Out, Curbside Pickup, and Contactless Delivery, online marketplace

The Prue Law Group, P.C. – open

Rajean's - temporarily closed

Road Dogs – open for the season, Bousquet’s Appliance parking at 600 Main Street (next to the Frog Bridge), Monday - Friday 11AM to 3PM

Schiller's Sewing Circle, LLC – open 9:00AM – 3:00PM, offering online ordering with shipping or curbside pickup

Spiral Arts Studio – temporarily closed, adult oil painting and printmaking classes temporarily canceled

State of Connecticut DMV - temporarily closed, for all DMV service updates, visit

Stop & Shop - Customers over the age of 60 or with a weakened immune system are invited to shop daily from 6AM– 7:30AM, open to the general public daily 7:30AM to 10PM, COVID protocol in place

Subway – takeout, delivery via doordash

Sumner & Sumner Insurance, Inc. – available by phone, email

Swift Waters Artisans' Cooperative – temporarily closed

Tacos La Rosa - temporarily closed

Taqueria Cordoba – take out, Sunday - Thursday: 10AM - 6PM, Fridays - Saturday: 10AM- 9PM

Taquitos Mexican Grill - take-out, curbside pickup, delivery

That Breakfast Place – outdoor seating, take-out, curbside pickup, open Tuesday – Sunday 7AM – 1PM

The Fish Market – open and offering take-out, curbside pickup. Tuesday – Friday 11AM – 7PM, Saturday 10AM – 6PM, Sunday 11AM – 5PM

The Mill Museum - temporarily closed, enjoy virtual exhibits on their website

The Shoe Smith – open Monday through Friday 9 to 5 and Saturday 9 to 3. Call for an appointment if you’d like to buy shoes. For repairs curbside or in-store pick up and drop off.

Thread City Classical Dance - classes temporarily postponed

Thread City Diner Willimantic – offering limited takeout menu, daily from 7:30AM - 1:30PM, limited delivery, or no contact pickup, see Facebook page for menu

Tony's Pizza– take-out, curbside pickup, and delivery, outdoor dining beginning

Tri-County Vision – open, COVID-19 protocol: 

Trolley pub - take out, 11:00 - 2:00

Willimantic Brewing Company - temporarily closed for food service, see website for details about curbside beer sales on Fridays and Saturdays

Willimantic Farmers Market – every Saturday from 8AM to 12PM, Jillson Square

Willimantic Food Co-op - open Monday thru Saturday, store closed to shoppers temporarily, curbside pickup of call ahead orders will continue, see website

Willimantic Public Library – temporarily closed, Library To Go available:

Willimantic Records - temporarily closed, gift cards available online

Windham Area Interfaith Ministry – temporarily closed to the public, “We are making arrangements for staff to assist immediate emergencies on a case by case basis. If you have an immediate financial emergency, please call Evelyn at 860 456-7270 ext.12. If you have an immediate material goods (furniture, and large appliance) emergency, please call Neenah at 456-7270 ext. 13. We are no longer picking up material goods donations, nor are we accepting donations at the loading dock during this pandemic. “

Windham Recreation - programs canceled, closed temporarily

Windham Senior Center - temporarily closed

Windham Theatre Guild – temporarily closed

Windham Town Hall Willimantic CT - open Monday through Thursday 8AM - 3PM, call 860-465-3000

Wings'N'pies - take out, delivery, curbside pickup

Yoga on North - temporarily closed but offering online classes, see page for details

Zoks Homebrewing – open Wednesday – Friday 12PM – 6PM, Saturday 9AM – 5PM










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Thread City Development
P.O Box 1257
Willimantic, CT 06226

860.455.4673 was partially funded by a grant from Connecticut Main Street Center and the ‘Preservation of Place’ program in cooperation with the State Historic Preservation Office with funds from Community Investment Act of the State of Connecticut
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