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Fresh Salt

2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2502
+1 860-388-1111
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (61 reviews)
“cioppino” (21 reviews)
“lobster roll” (37 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2502
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1 - 10 of 637 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience at Fresh Salt has been mixed, but the beautiful setting and views keep bringing us back. Unfortunately, our most recent dining experience was disappointing, from both a food and service perspective. The positives included a caprese salad with a variety of fresh tomato...More

Thank SandyKNA
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to respond about your meal. A better recipe for the soup has been put in place and we have separated our Swordfish Chop offering into two size categories; the sizing of the Swordfish Chops proved to be a challenge...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We dined once again in old saybrook. Nancy made us feel like family for our meal. We started with tuna triangles served as sushi. Four nice triangles of tuna tartare . I had the large cioppino with an abundance of seafood in a spicy broth....More

1  Thank Ronpariser
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Ronpariser, Thank you for your glowing review! Delighted to see you and your wife enjoyed our menu options! We hope to see you again soon. John Lombardo

Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay.. this review may seem a bit harsh as I have had many wonderful experiences both at Saybrook Point Inn and Fresh Salt but my most recent experience was greatly disappointing. They messed up on my husbands order and we had to wait over 30...More

Thank megmcc26
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm so sorry that your last meal was not what you have experienced in the past; we certainly appreciate your loyalty and very much want to assure you that we are committed to providing all aspects for the dining reputation for which we are known....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Fresh Salt and definitely not our last. My husband, our adult children, and I enjoyed the amazing selections on the holiday buffet. Carving station of turkey, veal, and prime rib did not disappoint. Loved pasta selections of tortellini with butternut squash...More

1  Thank nlb921
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for writing this glowing review of Fresh Salt. It is gratifying to us that you chose to spend your Thanksgiving holiday with us. We are so greatful that you enjoyed our atmosphere and our variety of holiday specialty items. We are looking forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch on a weekday. Oysters Rockefeller was not on the menu, but we asked, and they provided. Best ever! Also had the fresh local oysters on the half shell; delicious! You'll also love the lobster roll. Salads were great, and don't miss...More

1  Thank Terry R
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your positive review of your lunch at Fresh Salt. It brings the staff great satisfaction that you enjoyed the variety of seafood and beverages. It brings us pleasure that Nancy extended such great hospitality to you, she has been a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a long getaway weekend to enjoy the good life, Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn was a fine dining experience. We enjoyed the strip steak (generous size flavored and cooked perfectly) and gnocchi and fresh vegetables. Pumpkin-tini just right. A little pricey. Nice bar...More

1  Thank Dickn122
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive review of Fresh Salt! It gives us great satisfaction that you enjoyed your meal and seasonal cocktails. It is gratifying to us that you appreciated the atmosphere and location of our restaurant. Our team at Fresh Salt looks forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live 90 minutes away and would go back just for this dish. The lobster outstandingly fresh, perfectly cooked, and is served on the side in a big mound, covered by "fanned" avocado; on the other side is a simple greens, cucumber, carrot and grape...More

Thank ARusso2
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your astonishing review. It is delightful to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful view of our marina and our Maine Lobster Salad. We work closely with local farmers, vendors, and artisans to get the freshest ingredients. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have ordered fantastic room service all weekend. The food is simply delicious. Previous stays we have enjoyed eating breakfast by the window looking out at the mouth of the CT river. Very relaxing. Staff are simply wonderful.More

Thank ironwillwoodworks
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your delightful review of Fresh Salt. I am pleased to know that you had a splendid room service experience along with our savory, fresh cuisine. I have shared your compliments with our staff, which is very fulfilling...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent service and delicious food all in an absolutely beautiful setting. I highly recommend this wonderful restaurant.More

Thank Jean M
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review of Fresh Salt. It is gratifying to know that you had an exceptional experience and service from our wonderful staff while having our fresh food overlooking the beautiful marina. We do hope to see you again soon! John Lombardo...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

First of all - we were impressed with the wine selection and inventive martinis (had the pumpkin martini ! ). The food selection varied from gourmet to "upper end" burgers so something for everyone. I had the shrimp risotto and it was excellent. My husband...More

Thank Ted R
SaybrookPointInnGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for spending time to write such an excellent review for Fresh Salt. It is gratifying to us that you enjoyed our authentic Pumpkin Martini from our Fall drink offering and were impressed to our hand-selected varieties of wine. I will relay...More

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judy2346
17 September 2017|
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Response from SaybrookPTGM | Property representative |
Yes, All major credit cards accepted
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Tynnelove
16 September 2015|
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Response from SaybrookPTGM | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Tynnelove, Thank you for your question. I am very sorry that there was an error with our response to your review of Fresh Salt. Please know that it was an honest mistake on our part which was due, in part... More
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Elaine D
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I am not sure. I agree with awwhitfield. You should call the restaurant to confirm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$38
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2502 (Formerly Terra Mar Grill)
    (Route 154)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-1111
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Description
Named Best Waterfront Dining and Best Seafood by Connecticut Magazine in 2016, Fresh Salt serves seasonal and locally inspired meals. Our tables overlook the waters of the Connecticut River where the fresh river meets the salt of the Long Island Sound. It's a treasured and historic spot with a natural environment that is rich in life. Fresh Salt restaurant reflects that lively diversity: We have a raw bar, a seasonally varied menu, and offer as much as we can from the farms, brewers, cheese makers and other food enterprises that are springing up around our region. Fresh Salt delivers a dining experience that's comfortable and relaxed. Our staff is here to be of service to you, our kitchen stands ready with fresh ingredients, a deep wine cellar and carefully crafted fusions of foods and beverages that bring tastes together in delicious and new ways. We have tables by the fire, at the bar, and in season offer seating outdoors on the Fresh Salt Terrace. Awards include: - Best Brunch, Best Waterfront Dining, Best Seafood, and Best Hotel Dining from Connecticut Magazine, January 2016 - Named Upscale Restaurant of the Year by Connecticut Restaurant Association, December 2015
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