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The Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT
+1 860-434-1414
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017

After driving past this establishment for years we finally stopped in for a Saturday night dinner. We were seated immediately and our waitress was very pleasant. My wife ordered prime rib and I had an ahi tuna appetizer and scallops over risotto. All the food was delivered in a timely manner and very good. The menu was varied with a... More 

Thank Robert C
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We had previously eaten at The Grille and were happy with the food. But after our last visit we will never return. We waited for more than an hour for our order (wings and burgers) after inquiring more than once about our order status. When the order finally did arrive part of the order was missing. When questioned where the... More 

1 Thank Nutmegger1
Estero, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Food good--terrible service from kitchen. One hour before an order of wings were served. Owner didn't want to hear about time delays. Forth time I have tried this business and service gets worst each time. I try to support local establishments but this was the last time for this place Bye bye

2 Thank wfluby
Niantic, Connecticut
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I came here with three friends. We ordered. Waitress was great. And the nightmare begins. The steak I ordered $29 as rare as rare could be came out medium. I asked politely to have it sent back. All of a sudden, here comes the owner like a linebacker angrily walking out towards me. She insists that the start was rare.... More 

1 Thank NorwoodDave
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Second visit this week! A true test if the food is consistent two times in one week! The wings are awesome, wedge salads great! ( could def be shared). Their stuffed clams were by far some of the best I've had in a long time. Also enjoyed the steak flatbread which was topped with carmelized onion, Gorgonzola cheese and delicious... More 

Thank Nutmegger1
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2016

A few days before Father's Day we made a reservation for 10:30 am brunch for seven people. The restaurant normally opens 11 am for Sunday Brunch, but advertised 10 am for Father's Day. Brunch was advertised at $25 each- a bit steep for a beach location but we were looking forward to a nice gathering. We were sorely disappointed! We... More 

Thank Renee B
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed May 1, 2016

My husband and I met friends at the Grille for an evening to catch up on news about everyone's day to day lives. The restaurant as well as the bar was packed. Our 2.5 hour evening was so relaxing with starters, drinks. entrees and dessert. The food was excellent from beginning to end! Service was beyond excellent. The Grille is... More 

Thank aepowitz
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2016

First time trying BHG. Was looking for simple, good food in a casual setting. The dining room was small and simple, the fireplace made it welcoming on a cold night. There was only one other table occupied, which was a bit concerning...and the folks in the lounge were very loud, yelling at whatever was on TV. Not the atmosphere I... More 

Thank WinedownII
Deep River
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 9, 2016

This place has a nice local feel to it. I don't usually visit the restaurant side so I'll review the bar area. The bar is cozy, the bartenders and staff are fun and friendly (especially the two sisters that work there), and if you're looking for delicious french fries they serve the best ones around. There is a cute outdoor... More 

Thank ellespeak
Hudson, Florida
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362 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We came here several times with and without family and friends. Each time was very good. Service, staff,and food. Even the owner came by to see how everything was.

Thank Tyrone D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
  • Phone Number: +1 860-434-1414
Formerly known as "Clams".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?