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Restaurants near Essex Square

Restaurants in this area are known for Contemporary American, American, Italian, Seafood and Steakhouse cuisines.

Some of the popular local menu items include Lobster Roll, New England Clam Chowder, Lobster Mac And Cheese, Bone-in Ribeye and Goat Cheese Tart.

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84 restaurants available nearby

A photo of The Griswold Inn restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(81)
$$$$
• American • Essex

Great night out! We were seated in a quiet room with a fireplace. We had a wonderful meal, good drinks and really good service. Thank you Griswold Inn.!

A photo of The Wine Bar & Bistro at The Griswold Inn restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(18)
$$$$
• Wine Bar • Essex

Valentine’s Day dinner-table was ready, service was attentive and food was great. Tough to find a more charming spot; though a bit noisy (I wear hearing aids so I am particularly sensitive). Not objectionable, conversation was possible but whispers were not. Wine selection is impressive; I tried...

A photo of The Essex restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(305)
$$$$
• American • Centerbrook
Booked 2 times today

Fantastic meal and wonderful service. As good as any NYC restaurant. A hidden gem!

A photo of Los Charros Cantina restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(225)
$$$$
• Mexican • Centerbrook
Booked 2 times today

Colt and his team never disappoint

A photo of Scotch Plains Tavern restaurant
4.3
Awesome(249)
$$$$
• American • Essex

great atmosphere, great service - really great service and good food.

A photo of La Marea restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(934)
$$$$
• Italian • Old Saybrook
Booked 10 times today

Nino and Juliana never fail to amaze us with his creations. Always top notch

A photo of The Copper Beech Inn restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(678)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Essex

The outside seating is beautiful overlooking gardens and white lights. The service was perfect. The menu had something for everyone and the food was exceptional.

A photo of Bee and Thistle Inn restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(352)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Old Lyme

This is a great place to share a special dinner. In our case, it was a delayed Valentine's Day dinner. This Inn has such a romantic warmth and feel. The food is exquisite. And the service makes you feel very special.

A photo of Old Lyme Inn restaurant
4.5
Awesome(376)
$$$$
• American • Old Lyme

We were met on entry by a pleasant hostess who confirmed our reservation and took us to a quiet table for two near the fireplace. I had some confusion regarding a gift certificate and this was quickly resolved. Our server brought us drinks, read the specials and gave us time to settle in. Our...

A photo of Aspen Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(953)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Old Saybrook
Booked 12 times today

Excellent main menu with a somewhat limited dessert menu. The service was fantastic.

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