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All 26 Litchfield Restaurants

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:
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Outdoor seating, 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
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
3 helpful votes 3 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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12 reviews 12 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 

Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Wow was I impressed.. took a chance and glad I did, found this gem on Trip Advisor. A little off the road and you could drive by, but don't The inside is simply charming, perfect for a New England setting. The menu was a delight, the service was outstand. Great informative waitress best I have had in years. The food... More 

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

Don - Thank you, so much, for sharing your visit to the Saltwater Grille! It was great having you stop by! I do appreciate that you came up to the Litchfield Hills to get great seafood :-) Join our email list so that you can stay abreast of our monthly events like live music Fridays, wine dinners, cigar dinners, etc.... More 

Setauket, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It is our third visit to Litchfield and this restaurant has consistently met our expectations. The service is attentive and the meals have been yummy.

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

Barbara - Thank you for taking the time to let people know about the Saltwater Grille! Knowing that we are one of your favorites makes all the hard work we do behind the scenes worthwhile! Thanks again and best, More 

Harwinton, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have eaten here a few times and we love it. The service is top notch, as is the decor and atmosphere. It feels classy but not pretentious and retains a homely, welcoming feel. The owners are great and always make the effort to come and talk to you and seen genuinely interested in their customers. Now for the food!... More 

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

Megan - Thanks for the positive thoughts! Brook and I are glad you enjoy visiting us! Don't forget about our live music every Friday night and make sure you are on our email list - you can sign up on our web page. We only send out email about once per week so it won't fill your inbox! See you... More 

Litchfield, Connecticut
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were looking for somewhere to meet another family for dinner this past weekend. Having been to the Saltwater Grill in the past I thought it would be a good idea to meet there for dinner. We had 4 adults and 4 children. I did not realize but there was not a kids menu.( or never offered ) We ended... More 

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

Chris - Thank you for the review. We appreciate the time you took to share your experience. Our apologies for the mishap with the children's menus. We do have a children's menu and typically offer it if we see young children come in. It has several items under $10 on it that are kid friendly. I expect we will be... 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 - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 44
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegetarian

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