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Old Lyme Inn

85 Lyme St, Exit 70 I95, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2336
+1 860-434-2600
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, International
$$ - $$$
85 Lyme St, Exit 70 I95, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2336
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Reviewed May 10, 2015

I highly recommend the Old Lyme Inn, at which my daughter and I (Mother of the Groom) held a Bridal Shower brunch on May 2, 2015 for twenty-two people. My recommendation is based on: - Elegant overall impression: The Inn is beautifully appointed in classic...More

1  Thank 676laurels
Reviewed March 13, 2015

The Old Lyme Inn has been through management and culinary changes, and finally I can say, the food the staff and the service are just right. The menu is varied, the staff is ready to answer questions and make suggestions and the food Is delicious....More

Thank MLH325
Reviewed January 29, 2015

My husband and I went to Old Lyme Inn for lunch. We were greeted warmly and seated promptly. The menu is diverse, with a large selection of salads, which I enjoy. My husband had the burger, which was large, juicy and perfectly cooked, accompanied by...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was my first visit to the Old Lyme Inn. Sunday Brunch was delicious and reasonably priced (relative to other shoreline restaurants). We had an omelet special and the eggs benedict. Both were delicious and nicely presented. Both included home fries and the omelet came...More

Thank Ivorykay
Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are long time area residents and have witnessed the peaks and valleys of The Old Lyme Inn. We are fans of live music, so I was excited about the new venue. We thought New Years Eve would be a great time...More

3  Thank Pat K
Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were at this lovely in for my husband's birthday in late December. I saw the re opening of this inn and thought we would try it out. We booked the jazz package which included lodging, dinner and the jazz club. We were greeted by...More

Thank Conn_travel_lovers
Reviewed December 22, 2014

My boss had me pick the restaurant in which to have our office holiday dinner and I chose the Old Lyme Inn because it is historic and the menu had such great choices. I had never been to the Old Lyme Inn before but had...More

2  Thank mkbozz1
Reviewed December 7, 2014

We held our wedding reception at the Inn back in September. It was a very small wedding (we got married on the beach where my folks have a home in Old Lyme) and we wanted something more along the lines of a big family dinner...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed November 18, 2014

We hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Old Lyme Inn this summer and I can't say enough good things about the event planner Elisa and the staff at the Old Lyme Inn. They were so accommodating, seeing to all of our requests; they really made...More

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a surprise..hadn't been back to this restaurant in years...read that it was under new ownership so last evening we cancelled our previously-made reservation and rebooked here because my husband likes Jazz. Pleasantly surprised by the delicious food. The country-style chicken, pounded thin and breaded,...More

Thank daruten1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Lyme St, Exit 70 I95, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2336
    (Boston Post Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: Our guests visiting from the I-95 corridor (Boston to New York) may request free pick up from the Old Saybrook, Amtrak-Shoreline East train station.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
  • Phone Number: +1 860-434-2600
  • E-mail
Our chefs work diligently to offer dishes that run the gamut from traditional selections to unique options that will challenge the way you think about food. The lunch and dinner menu, as well as the wine and cocktail list, change seasonally and employ locally grown and deliciously fresh produce, meat, and seafood; as well as farm-roasted coffee and homemade ice cream.
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