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Chestnut Grille

100 Old Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT
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Ranked #10 of 26 Restaurants in Old Lyme
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful restored colonial home as a B&B plus restaurant and cocktail lounges with 2 fireplaces. Just charming on the Lieutenant River with outdoor spaces for cocktails or snacks.

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Mad River Valley, Vermont
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We spent a winter evening in front of the fireplace dining with family. The food was very good with a very respectable wine, selected by my adult daughter. We have found some of the exterior porch tables could be a bit chilly. After all is said and done we are planing on returning

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New London, Connecticut
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

It was very comforting to feel a genuine "Welcome back" after being away from this restaurant for several months. I have my favorite haunts when I'm touring in Paris,France. The Chestnut Grill is always the premier place to dine once I'm back in the area. I've become friends with many chefs throughout the years. To be invited into their realm... More 

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New England
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257 reviews 257 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Chestnut Grille at the Bee & Thistle Inn in Old Lyme is in an historic home and inn. Beautiful rooms and grounds. The menu selections, food quality, presentation and service were all good - but not outstanding - and kind of pricey. But it is a good choice when in the Old Lyme area. Reservations are recommended on weekends.

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Additional Information about Chestnut Grille

Address: 100 Old Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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