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Aspen Restaurant

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$$$
American, Contemporary
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2 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1510
+1 860-395-5888
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my husband and can't say enough about the drinks , dinner and dessert . Have been here many times before and look forward to returning .

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Thank Mary T
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Sunday, August 7th, my husband and I had dinner at Aspen. The restaurant is upscale, but not snooty. We were seated by the window and had a nice view. Our server was excellent! She didn't rush our order and allowed us the time to talk and enjoy our rare dining experience as we had requested. We both ordered salads... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely decor, clean and sleek. The food is always very fresh and very good.. Portion size is perfect, Nice variety of wines to choose from.

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Thank Maureen O
Killingworth, Connecticut
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141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great pre-theater lunch at Aspen. My husband had the fried calamari small plate which he said was very good. I had the beet salad which was okay but I've had better beet salads. As far as the entrees, I had sea scallops seared in apple cider and served with bacon infused jasmine fried rice - possibly the... More 

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Thank MM8803
Milford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely found the food to be amazing here! The environment was very nice as well as our waitress and the hostess. We will be back soon with the rest of our family!

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Thank LauraL5892
Webster, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Upscale restaurant with modern updated atmosphere. Friendly server and hostess. For us, the food was superb and we won't hesitate to go there again. 5 stars! Good job!

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Thank George G
Madison, Connecticut
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for excellent food that is a little out of the ordinary, Aspen is a good place to try. Most of the dishes have an unusual flair and there are also some unique offerings like sweetbreads and skate wing. We had the escargot to start which were served without the shells in a garlic pesto sauce. Tender... More 

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Thank Lewis R
Essex, Connecticut
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A group of us always joy the flatbreads as an appetizer (some get as entree)with our dinners when frequently visiting so we were surprised when told they were off the menu. The waiter asked the chef about future return of flatbreads but we were just told "their gone"... We won't be back anytime soon as other local eateries have similar... More 

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Thank BooneSX
Essex, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went in for lunch. Both had a steak special and shared a salad, and two glasses of wine. The steaks were cooked to perfection and delicious. The salad was perfect.The service is one of the best staff of servers that work together I don't see that ofter,

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Thank Harley M
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

From the minute we walked in the door, it was obvious Aspen's staff is versed in customer service. We were seated promptly (had reservations) and then greeted just as promptly by a terrific, friendly server. I had a Margarita which was also terrific and chose the burger, their specialty burger and was so happy I did. It was just delicious!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1510
  • Public Transportation: Across the street from Amtrak Station/Shoreline East commuter train
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-395-5888

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