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“A perfect night out” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Otter Cove Restaurant

Otter Cove Restaurant
99 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 (Formerly Vinnie's Saybrook Fish House)
(860) 388-4836
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Ranked #22 of 73 Restaurants in Old Saybrook
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
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“A perfect night out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Dined at Otter Cove this weekend. When you walk in, the dining area appears to be small. However, it was very spacious. They also have a nice bar area which was pretty full. The bar is far enough away from the dining area so the atmosphere was not loud. Four of us were there for dinner. We were not disappointed. The food and service were outstanding! Can't wait to return.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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134 reviews 134 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Tucked away in Old Saybrook, CT...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

Otter Cove is a delightful restaurant in Old Saybrook CT. I have been here multiple times and the food is delicious. I eat at the bar and the service is always excellent and attentive. The bar area is always busy and I love that. The menu, wine list and beverage menus are great as well. Enjoy,

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“YUM!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

My husband and I stayed in a Bed and Breakfast in town and asked the owner to reccomend some places to eat... we arent the bar scene type couple although he recommended some places that sounded nice... but he had the menu to Otter cove and after looking it over .... we decided to check it out...SO glad we did! the food was DELICIOUS! the oysters with curry were soooo good that we ate the broth at the bottom with the shells as spoons and dipped our bread in it!. the asian tacos were scrumptious!... the atmosphere was pleasant as were the wait staff. the bill was only a little pricey ..but for the quality we felt it was reasonable..

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Niantic, Connecticut
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Stopped by for lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Hadn't been here in a while, but my wife and I stopped in for a bite to eat. Place is great. I didn't think the lunches were at all expensive, and the quality was great. She got the Cobb Salad and I got the burger. They had this garlic mayonnaise which was awesome for added flavor on the burger. Service was fast. We did sit at the bar, and the place was pretty empty, but great service. I will definitely be back soon. Plus it is right off the highway

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Wonderful event”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We had our rehearsal luncheon for our wedding at Otter Cove and it was great! The staff was attentive and accomodating and Lisa our event manager did a great job! The food was incredible! You must try the firecracker calimari! Delish!!!! We will return.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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