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2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2502 (Formerly Terra Mar Grill)
+1 860-388-1111
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Ranked #5 of 73 Restaurants in Old Saybrook
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $38
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Route 154
Description: Fresh Salt is located in the Saybrook Point Inn. Our tables overlook the waters of the Connecticut River where the fresh river meets the salt of the sound. It's a treasured and historic spot. In nature the most vibrant life happens where systems meet. These places are rich in life, and our restaurant reflects that lively diversity. We have a raw bar, a seasonally varied menu, and offer as much as we can from the farms, brewers, cheese makes and other food enterprises that are springing up around our region. Fresh Salt delivers a dining experience that's comfortable and relaxed. Our staff is here to be of service to you, our kitchen stands ready with fresh ingredients, a deep wine cellar and carefully crafted fusions of foods and beverages that bring tastes together in delicious and new ways. We have tables by the fire, at the bar, and in season offer seating outdoors on the Fresh Salt Terrace.
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English first
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely bar and adjacent dining room: classic decor with coffered ceiling and wainscoting. Beautifully decorated, stone fireplace. Waterfront with great views from both rooms; excellent service with a smile. A wonderful and calming place to spend an hour or so...

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Oceanport, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Love the room right on the water with a nice cozy fireplace. Atmosphere is wonderful. Nancy our server was also great. Very attentive and accommodating. The food is excellent; New England claim chowder and a shrimp and scallop dish.

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, promptly served on a very busy night. The "joint was jumping" and our server, Darcy, was superb. Well done to Darcy and the chef. We will be back.

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you so much glad to hear you had a great time I will pass along your comments to Darcy and the Chef. See you soon Zena Assistant Restaurant Manager More 

New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Service was excellent. Breakfast was served exactly as we had ordered. It's breakfast, OK?...just add ing extra characters to make the red go away!!!

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know that we delivered your breakfast just the way you ordered it, it is always nice to hear positive comments regarding our service. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again. Zena Tubaya Assistant Restaurant Manager More 

Holland, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We loved breakfast (food, service, view), but a previous brunch was just so so (food choices, service, crowds). Dinner offered great service, but the food was just so so - the entrees were a little too creative and somewhat heavy. A previous lunch I had there was excellent on all categories. I guess it depends, could go either way. It... More 

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent dinning experience with us. I will share your comments with the staff as they really work hard to make every quests experience great one. And I agree with you our location is awesome! I hope that you will try us again in the near future Thanks again... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Excellent service and food are always available here...best Spanish paella is served here always..delicious lobster frittata...I love their clam chowder...Ron is one of the best waiter staff and Ana is the best resturant manager...I always find them friendly and willing to please...gourmet food is always served here..

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoy our variety of seafood dishes. It is always nice to hear that the food and the service continue to stand out and not to mention the view it is like food for the eyes. I will pass along your comments to Ron he will like to... More 

Ivoryton, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My friend and I had a great lunch today at Fresh Salt. The food was very good and the service was great. Our waiter was Ron and he was very attentive and professional.

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your lunch with us I will pass along your comments to Ron he seems to be the most talked about lunch waiter there is so glad you enjoyed Thanks again Zena Tubaya Assistant Restaurant Manager More 

norwalk connecticut
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

four of us enjoyed a Saturday night dinner. Menu had interesting selections and all tasted wonderful. Service can be slow but once the food comes it is worth it. Will come back and see if the food stays good and service gets better.

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your comments regarding your recent dinning experience with us. Please know that your concerns with service will be addressed and I am glad hear that the wait was worth it. We just rolled the new menu out for Winter and the reviews have been very good. I hope that you will dine with us again in... More 

Ridgefield, Connecticut
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We dined here on Christmas Eve and again for breakfast Christmas day. Being a major holiday I hoped for good, prepared for setbacks but came away pleasantly surprised.. For dinner we shared Shrimp Cocktail and New England Clam Chowder, both very good. We both had the Scallops "Carbonara" as a main course and the dish was perfect! We shared desert... More 

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words I am so please to hear that we exceed your expectations for the Holiday. We just rolled out the new Winter menu on the 22nd of December so you had an opportunity to not only enjoy our fabulous brunch but also our newest dishes. I will pass along your comments to the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My wife and I have enjoyed the food at Fresh Salt for a number of years, and the service is impeccable! We always find the staff friendly and knowledgeable, and on our last visit decided to try kale. This was a new dish for us and our waitress, Darcy, immediately characterized the dish in a way that explained what we... More 

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SaybrookPointInn, Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how pleased you are with the service you received. Darcy is truly passionate about good food and great service not to mention very knowledgeable about wine. I will pass along your comments Thank you again Zena Tubaya Assistant Restaurant Manager More 

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Additional Information about Fresh Salt

Address: 2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2502 (Formerly Terra Mar Grill)
Phone Number: +1 860-388-1111
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 38
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Oyster Bar

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