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Black Seal Seafood Grille

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15 Main St Ste C, Essex, CT 06426-1173
+1 860-767-0233
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
15 Main St Ste C, Essex, CT 06426-1173
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

Four adults who each ordered something different and each was pleased with his/her choice. Would definitely go back there for another meal.

Thank Mathtchr1
Reviewed July 15, 2015

We spent two nights at Essex Island Marina and ate both nights at the Black Seal. The wait staff were excellent and so were our meals. The cobb salad was excellent and we also enjoyed the steak sandwich. Reasonably priced meals, a great place to...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed July 14, 2015

The meatloaf was delicious as was the swordfish. Banana bread pudding was very good. Service was good. Cosmopolitans were good. All in all, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Reenerbeener
Reviewed July 9, 2015

I always thought this restaurant was cute, reasonable, and simple good food. My husband had a vodka @ 7.00 per drink. They charged fifty cents per grapefruit and ONE DOLLAR per drink for ice.. Are you kidding me? The house hamburger is always good but...More

Thank Harley M
Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have come here a few times. A couple times for a drink after the kitchen had closed, and a few times with my boy friend's family for dinner ( since they are locals in the town they come here often). The first couple times...More

Thank BeccaViolet
Reviewed July 1, 2015

We often stop by for a drink and meal. Atmosphere is often fun & lively (sometimes a little loud), food is very good. Our favorites are the fish & chips, chili, french onion soup, and burgers. Their dinners are very good too.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed May 29, 2015

I had the Stuffed Mushroom appetizer. Quite blah. Small mushrooms with some breading on top. Couldn't tell that it was crabmeat. Not worth $9. Roast turkey sandwich seemed like deli turkey. Mushy. Stuffing was flavorless, as was the whole meal. My husband had a BLT....More

Thank Chessie22
Reviewed May 3, 2015

On a recent trip to Exsex with family decided to have a late lunch at the Black seal . We choose the stuffed clams the fish and chips the fried scallops and the black seal bugger . The clams were good not great a little...More

Thank anchikdad
Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our waitress was excellent and service was speedy but food was average. Biggest disappointment was how close the tables were especially when seated next to a very loud group. After they left, not so bad.

Thank Gaingal
Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Food was delicious. Staff was great. Selection was wonderful. We got everything from apps to seafood and all was hot and fresh and not very expensive.

Thank Amo il V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Main St Ste C, Essex, CT 06426-1173
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 860-767-0233
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