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Litchfield Saltwater Grille

26 Commons Dr, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759-3418
+1 860-567-4900
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“tuna” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Commons Dr, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759-3418
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First experience at this restaurant. We sat outside on a spacious covered patio. We started with a Bloody Mary, medium hot, garnished with jumbo shrimp, olives, pickle& celery. Appetizers included Steamed mussels in a garlic sauce& Baked Oysters Saltafeller. Both outstanding! For lunch, grilled beef...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited on a Thursday night and was surprised that there was live entertainment in the lounge. It made for a pleasant atmosphere on a weekday night. Our shared calamari appetizer was nicely breaded and came with spiced hot pepper slices. We both had the Caesar...More

Thank Jrsaxon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous leisurely lunch with excellent huge delicious shrimp cocktail, littleneck clams on the half shell, lettuce wedge and superb smoked salmon plate (only suggestion would be toast points instead of crackers - although the frackers did work quite well). Service was prompt and...More

Thank bethpitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been attending monthly Wine tasting dinner combo specials on 2nd Wednesday of each month. 5 course food and wine parings from around the world. Exciting chance to taste and sample exotic wine/food parings not usually available on restaurant menus. Very enjoyable chances to sample...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We love this place! Whether a dinner for two of with friends. It's our go to place in Litchfield for great food, drinks and now Tarot card readings with Eric! This is the first time we sat at the bar in the pub and it...More

Thank LuckyLin223
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We have been meaning to go here for the past several years and last night we finally went here. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is a lot nicer and larger than the pictures. Also extremely clean which is another biggie with me. The food...More

Thank Colby T
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

A new menu and travels around the East Coast called for a stop at one of my favorite restaurants. This time like others did not disappoint! We had battered shrimp for an appetizer with a surprising citrus aioli that was fantastic! For dinner I had...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The menu has so many choices. My husband and I both had the crab cakes, made with sweet potatoes instead of alot of stuffing. Excellent. And huge. We each ate one and brought one home. Service was very good, they didn't rush us.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 3 April 2017

With all the rave reviews, we were expecting so much more from the Litchfield Saltwater Grille. Sadly, we were disappointed with the fare. Bland, over cooked, uninspired are words that come to mind when recalling our meal. Portions were generous, but just not tasty. The...More

Thank pat06484
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Fresh fresh seafood. Any fresher and it would still be swimming! Oysters to die for. Entrees very good and good size. Everyone on the waitstaff was both knowledgeable and friendly I'll be back!!

Thank Hank H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Commons Dr, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759-3418
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Litchfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-567-4900
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The Saltwater Grille offers upscale seafood and NW Connecticut's best raw bar with steak house concepts. From delicious Oysters Alaska and our famous New England Clam Chowder to our signature Crab Cake and mouthwatering entrees, there are options for everyone. With five dining rooms, a sophisticated bar and lounge with fireplace, and a covered patio, there is a dining experience to suit most desires. Located just off Route 202 below the Litchfield Green, the Saltwater Grille provides an inviting, friendly dining experience. Named in Yankee Magazine's Best of New England 2014 and NY Times reviewed, Saltwater Grille is Litchfield Hills' premier seafood destination.
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