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Litchfield Saltwater Grille

26 Commons Drive, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759
+1 860-567-4900
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Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Litchfield
Price range: $12 - $44
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 am
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 am
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Saltwater Grille offers upscale seafood and NW Connecticut's best raw bar with steak house concepts. From delicious Oysters Alaska and our famous New England Clam Chowder to our signature Crab Cake and mouthwatering entrees, there are options for everyone. With five dining rooms, a sophisticated bar and lounge with fireplace, and a covered patio, there is a dining experience to suit most desires. Located just off Route 202 below the Litchfield Green, the Saltwater Grille provides an inviting, friendly dining experience. Named in Yankee Magazine's Best of New England 2014 and NY Times reviewed, Saltwater Grille is Litchfield Hills' premier seafood destination.
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English first
Bristol, Connecticut
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My friend and I stopped here for lunch. We had a special which included a cup of yummy mushroom soup, and a half sandwich of black forest ham complemented with a mystery tasty sauce. The service was helpful, and friendly. The price was reasonable, and the atmosphere was cozy. We will definitely stop here again.

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

CTRTeach11 - Thanks for taking the time to review us! Saltwater Grille has a great lunch service Friday through Sunday during the Winter. In the Spring, we will go back to serving lunch Tuesday through Sunday. Please check our hours on our website, Facebook or Google. We look forward to seeing you back again, soon! Best in 2015, Andy and... More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The wife and I went to Haight-Brown Winery and then to dinner here, due to Trip Advisor reviews. The whole experience was great. The parking was right in front. The waitress was very nice and professional, the appetizers were great, the entrees superb and the ambiance perfect. It had a real nice old bar in there and these really cool... More 

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

V6BuickMan - Love the trip advisor "handle." When we see you next, you'll have to share what's behind the name! Thank you, so much, for the kind words about Saltwater Grille. Brook, I and our chef work hard to continuously improve on the experience you had when you visited. Saltwater Grille is a great place to come during a day... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We dine at SWG often, most times for happy hour. Their food is excellent and creative. The happy hour is one of the best with a 1/2 price lounge menu and a great deal on drinks. The staff and owners are great and really make you feel at home. Try one of their wine tastings they have been great. Don't... More 

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

Mortgun - Thank you for the gracious review of Saltwater Grille! Our happy hour is one of those rare bargains in Litchfield County where you can get great food at a great price. We have a new wine dinner event coming up on January 14th at 6:30PM. Brook works tirelessly to plan these events and you will leave happy! They... More 

Goshen, Connecticut
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Friendly staff and the food is terrific, though a bit pricey. Owner and her husband, the chef, are wonderful.

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

Tina - Thanks for the kind words! We appreciate that you have a number of choices and that Saltwater Grille is a place you choose to visit from time to time. Join our loyalty program, if you haven't already. It is a new technology using cell phones to keep track of points and rewards. Brook and I will be offering... More 

Litchfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Our three sons and daughter-in-law took us to dinner for our 33rd anniversary on November 28th. We found ourselves at Litchfield Saltwater Grille and could not have been more pleased. Each of our meals was perfect: the mussels appetizer, the lobster tails, grilled shrimp, steak and potatoes and lobster ravioli were delectable. The server, atmosphere, music and visit by Andy... More 

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

That was a fun night, wasn't it? Thanks for the great review! Brook, I and the Saltwater team work hard to try to make those special occasions, special. We have room for parties of all sizes from 6 to 60. We hope to be lucky enough to see you on your next special day! Best, Andy More 

Naugatuck, CT
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Ever have a great eating experience where everything (from the seating, to the atmosphere, to the water, to the drinks, to the salad, to the bread, to the appetizers, to the entree, to the portions, to the dessert and to the service) was GREAT? Saltwater Grille was just that. The Oyster Alaska are still on my mind...days later. The Tuna... More 

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us! Brook and I are glad you enjoyed yourselves at Saltwater Grille. Our signature Oysters Alaska are one of our most popular dishes and a great way for people to try something unique with raw bar. Next time you come in, try the Signature Oysters Saltafellar, our spin on Rockefellar style! Best, Andy More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were three couples dining, and we were all very happy with the experience. Some ordered the Special of Carrot Ginger and Shrimp soup, and loved it! The men split one of the raw bar towers, and were very pleased with the selection. All of the dinners were done to perfection, with some sharing their dishes. The only problem was... More 

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

We are so glad that we were able to make your night out a success! We are also glad that you said something about the wine. We have a very broad wine list with some great vintage selections. Once in a while, a bottle goes bad and we always make every effort to find another. Never hesitate to give us... More 

Harwich Port, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I recently held a surprise 50th Birthday Party for my wife at the Saltwater Grille. The party was held in the Wine Loft and was the perfect venue for 35 people. The food, service and atmosphere were fabulous.No detail was overlooked. Food & Drink: Our party consisted of appetizers and drinks. The selection and quantity of both the wine and... More 

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

We were a little nervous making sure that we pulled the vent off to your liking as your party was gathering from far and wide! Brook and I are so happy we were able to make this special day one to remember! All our best! More 

Litchfield, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Went on Halloween. Had the restaurant to ourselves. The food was good service good. New owner has done well with the chief that they bought in. Bar is nice and roomy. Bartenders friendly. They just opened upstairs bar area hopefully for Monday night football

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

Hey Mitch - Thanks for taking the time to share your dinner experience at the Saltwater Grille! We have the 65" flat screen upstairs for Monday night football! Plus the special menu runs all night long with sausage grinders, wings and Hot Italian Beer Mussels. Erik, our bartender, can read your future through his Tarot Card readings as well! Saltwater... More 

Connnecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We ate in the bar room at a cozy table by the fireplace. Everyone enjoyed their meals on what was a busy Saturday night in Litchfield (we tried getting a reservation at a couple other restaurants but they were full). We will definitely eat here again on our next trip!

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Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this review

Glad we were able to host your dinner! Saltwater Grille is the largest restaurant in Litchfield so, we typically have room when others are booked. Brook and I are glad you had an enjoyable evening and we look forward to seeing you back! More 

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Additional Information about Litchfield Saltwater Grille

Address: 26 Commons Drive, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759
Phone Number: +1 860-567-4900
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Litchfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 8:30 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 44
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegetarian

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