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Fresh Salt

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly

Menu

THE RAW BAR​
fresh salt’s commitment to our native waters features oysters within a 75 mile radius our servers will inform you of today’s varieties
$1.95
littleneck clams, rhode island
$2.95
oyster
$3.95
oyster rockafeller
$3.95
chilled colossal shrimp
$39.95
fresh salt plateau
seafood medley of 6 clams, 6 oysters, 4 jumbo shrimp
$14.95
fresh salt sushi tuna triangles
tuna tartar, sushi rice, yuzu wasabi
FIRST COURSE​
$13.95
duet of crudo flat bread
big eye tuna, wild salmon, sriracha, lime, avocado foam
$8.95
roasted ceccarelli farm winter squash-apple salad
kale, goat cheese, poached cranberries, candied hazelnuts
$8.95
baby mixed green salad
beet carpaccio, pickled beet puree, shaved fennel, citrus supremes orange-honey vinaigrette
$8.95
chestnut soup
caramelized cipollini onion, apple glazed pork belly, soy caramel
$13.95
east coast halibut brandade
Fennel, olives, point Judith pan calamari sauce
cup $7
bowl $9
fresh salt’s clam chowder new england or manhattan
TASTE OF THE SHORE​
$24.95
connecticut lobster roll
warm buttered lobster
$24.95
mainelobster roll
chilled lobster salad
$24.95
maine lobster salad
fresh picked lobster, artisanal greens, tomato avocado, asparagus, lemon dressing
$19.95
fritto misto
Golden​ browned Rhode island calamari mystic oysters, Stonington scallops lemon tarragon tartar
$12.95
rhode island calamari
golden browned, sweet chili glaze, cherry peppers crushed peanuts, bean sprout, scallions
$11.95
terra mar angus burger
$1.95
grafton cheddar cheese
$2.95
applewood smoked bacon
$2.95
french fries
MAIN COURSE​
$27.95
slow roasted pork shank
chorizo-parsnip grits, fried green tomato, natural jus
petite $24.95
regular $29.95
fresh salt cioppino
shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels lobster tomato saffron sauce, capellini, crusty ciabatta
$27.95
point judith fluke “thermidor”
picked lobster, mushrooms, gruyere, steamed mussels dijon, shallot, white wine
$29.95
georges bank swordfish “minestrone”
cannellini beans, pancetta, tomato, zucchini, savoy cabbage pistou
$27.95
pan roasted crescent farm long island duck breast
Confit savoy cabbage Roulade, spinach truffled fregola gratin, chardonnay reduction
$30.95
prime beef duo
40 day aged new York sirloin, braised short rib gorgonzola mushroom, swiss chard, sweet potato puree
$24.95
winter mushroom cannelloni
Butternut squash variations, Brussels sprout, gorgonzola Dolcetto shaved amaretto
$18
$28
nantucket scallops “carbonara”
Pancetta, peas, fresh Tagliatelle, organic egg
$15
$21
cider glazed pork belly
parsnip puree, spaghetti squash, balsamic roasted grapes cashews
$18
$28
veal ossobuco sugo
Pappardelle, orange zest, Liuzzi ricotta, arugula
TODAY’S DAY BOAT​
fresh salt’s proud relationship w/ local fishing boats arriving daily to our ports. chef’s daily creation.
$29.95
hand harvested new bedford scallops
$29.95
point judith yellow fin tuna
CHOPHOUSE CERTIFIED BLACK ANGUS BEEF​
$28.95
8oz top sirloin baseball steak
black garlic potato puree, asparagus
$34.95
8oz filet mignon
chefs daily preparation
SIDES​
$7
brussel sprouts, pancetta, dry cranberries
$7
gold mashed potato
$7
butternut squash risotto
$7
sauteed kale, moscatello vinegar
$7
broccoli rabe, roasted garlic, chili flakes
CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES​
bottle $13
6oz n/a
domaine chandon brut, ca, split, 187ml
bottle $11
6oz n/a
carpene’ malvolti, prosecco, split, 187ml
bottle $8.5
6oz n/a
segura viudas, cava, rose’, split, 187ml
bottle $22
6oz n/a
ariel, brut cuvee, n/a
bottle $24
6oz n/a
carpene’ malvolti, prosecco, ½ bottle
bottle $29
6oz $8.5
freixinet, carta nevada, spain, nv
bottle $34
6oz $9
prima perla, prosecco, italy
bottle $39
6oz n/a
korbel, brut, ca
bottle $49
6oz n/a
domaine chandon brut, ca
bottle $79
6oz n/a
moet et chandon, imperial, fr, nv
PINOT GRIGIO, PINOT GRIS​
bottle $29
6oz $8.5
9oz $12.75
angelini, veneto, italy, 2013
bottle $44
6oz n/a
9oz n/a
banfi san angelo, italy, 2013
bottle $49
6oz $12.5
9oz $18.75
santa margherita, italy, 2013
SAUVIGNON BLANC​
bottle $29
6oz $8.5
9oz $12.75
false bay, south africa, 2012
bottle $39
6oz $10
9oz $15
oyster bay, new zealand, 2014
bottle $42
6oz n/a
9oz n/a
frogs leap, napa, ca, 2013
bottle $49
6oz $12
9oz $18
paul prieur & fils, sancerre, france, 2012
About
Fresh Salt is more than just a restaurant; it is a place to enjoy another's company and experience the breathtaking views of the Long Island Sound quietly intertwined with the Connecticut River. Utilizing the chef's simple yet high quality approach, the fresh and seasonal local ingredients of Connecticut are transformed into beautifully inspired dishes.
PRICE RANGE
US$25 - US$38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a high-end restaurant that served our party of six with excellent food and outstanding table service. The Fresh Salt-Style Cioppino was recommended as a signature dish and proved to be an excellent choice. The Pan-Seared Stonington Diver Scallops ordered by my wife (and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Inanout
SaybrookPTGM, General Manager at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Inanout, Thank you for your glowing review! I have passed your compliments on to our chefs and the kitchen team as well as to Danny and Chelsea. From all of us, thank you for being our guest and we hope you will choose to return...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...and one that doesn't disappoint. Anna, as usual, greets guests as friends, assuring all are comfortable and satisfied. The waitstaff is attentive and alert to one's needs, clearing soiled plates, replacing setups and making certain coffee/beverages are refilled. The buffet itself is lovely. Everything is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank merle h
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Merle- Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor! It is our pleasure to be part of your holiday celebration each year and we hope that continues for many years into the future. Warmly, Gregory Wool Director of Operations Saybrook...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, our grandson and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner last night. Our waiter, Michael, was attentive and patient when explaining menu choices. Both the men opted for streak, I went with the lamb loin. Delicious on all counts. The shrimp cocktail were enormous and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sally- Thank you for sharing your experience! Your comments on the food are gratifying for our entire team. We hope to see you again soon! Warmly, Gregory Wool Director of Operations Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa 860.339.1336 greg@saybrook.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is always a treat during the summer months. Have a seat on one of the outside levels facing the marina. You won't be disappointed. Food is very good.More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank mywaypete
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Pete- Thanks for the kind review! We appreciate you sharing your appreciation of our location and quality. Please feel free to visit us in the summer-the food remains just as good when the temperature drops! Warmly, Gregory Wool Director of Operations Saybrook Point Inn, Marina...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant. Very nice inside with a great bar area. In nice weather you can dine on the patio deck with superb views of the Ct.River and Long Island Sound. We had lunch in the dining room and I thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dandifer
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Dandifer- Thank you for sharing such a positive review! We're glad to have been worth the trek. Please join us again soon, and let me know if there is anything I may do to be of service. Kindly, Gregory Wool Director of Operations Saybrook Point...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

salt is a great restaurant where th food is tasty well presented and varied. Breakfast was great and dinner eclectic

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Charles G
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Charles- Thank you for your kind review! I'm glad you appreciated the variety available on our menus. Warmly, Gregory Wool Director of Operations Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa 860.339.1336 greg@saybrook.com

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in town, great food and friendly staff with lovely views. Try the chilli calamari starter it’s to die for.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank neilbaldwin2017
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Neil- Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again-the calamari will be on our menu perennially. Kindly, Gregory Wool Director of Operations Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa 860.339.1336 greg@saybrook.com

Reviewed 23 November 2018

My family and I have attended Saybrook Point countless times in the last 20 years and have always had great experiences. Dinner, brunch, overnight stays, spa, outdoor bar, etc. has always been lovely. However, dinner this Thanksgiving was a surprising let down. We arrived for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank arlenem8297
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Arlene- Thank you for your direct feedback. I am very sorry your evening was as you described. As you know from your many visits, your experience was an aberration from our norm, and representative of neither our training nor our mission. Even worse was that...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018

This restaurant we patronize every year for Thanksgiving. The scallops and smoked salmon were delicious!!! The selection and varieties of holiday favorites traditions were outstanding. The deserts of course had the traditional pumpkin pie and other holiday favorites but the sugar free rice pudding and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Angelbelinski1
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Angel- Thank you so much for celebrating with us and for sharing your five star rating! It is a joy to share the holiday with guests such as yourself. We hope to see you for Christmas, for New Year's, or for brunch on any Sunday...More

Reviewed 16 November 2018

Recently, I enjoyed a casual weekday lunch with my mother and aunt at Fresh Salt. For all the online hype that I saw, I was slightly disappointed. I found the food satisfying and delicious... but I've definitely tasted better. However, the service, the views, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LuluA518
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

LuLu- Thank you for your candid review! Your kind words about your server, the view and the salmon were not missed. I wish we had found a way to fulfill your every expectation, as is our goal. Please feel free to contact me directly if...More

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