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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:
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 one of NW Connecticut's best raw bars with steak house concepts. Voted "Best New Restaurant, Litchfield County" by Connecticut Magazine 2008. Voted "Best Seafood, Litchfield County" and "Best Hidden Gem, Litchfield County" by Connecticut Magazine 2009. With five dining rooms, a bar, and a covered patio, there is a dining area to suit most desires. Located just off Route 202 below the Litchfield Green, the Saltwater Grille offers guests an inviting, friendly dining experience. Saltwater Grille is Litchfield Hills' premier seafood destination.
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English first
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Harwich Port, Massachusetts, United States
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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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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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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
2 helpful votes 2 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
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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
57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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

Goshen, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our meals were excellent. The house dressing was sooo good, I bought a bottle. The owners are attentive and welcoming. My date said "This place is definitely going into our rotation!". He is not a big fan of fish, but he loved the sole. My cod dish rivaled some I've had in Ireland. We will be back.

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

Nancy - Thanks for sharing your experience! We love being "in the rotation!" Stop by on Friday nights for live music in the lounge or Monday nights for tarot card readings! Best, 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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