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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” (65 reviews)
“cioppino” (20 reviews)
“pasta station” (7 reviews)
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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 686 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I thought the brunch was fantastic. I thought the variety of food was plentiful, fresh and well presented. The service was prompt and pleasant and I was glad I chose to celebrate my anniversary here.More

Thank Chrissy0176
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded today

Chrissy- We so appreciate your five star review! The quality and portions of our food along with prompt and pleasant service are major points of emphasis for us in menu design and training, and I'm so glad you were able to celebrate in comfort. We...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute we walked in, we knew we were in for a great evening-sea breeze, good music, and mellow atmosphere. I started with a Moscow Mule type cocktail and we split the heirloom tomato salad. I also had to have the Fresh Salt Kettle...More

Thank Barbara F
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Barbara- We appreciate your visit and your five star review! From cocktails and apps to dessert, it appears we exceeded your expectations. Thank you so much for sharing! We hope to see you again. If there is anything I may do to be of service,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Although this restaurant is considered to be one of the best we left feeling ok about it. We weren't blown away by the food but the food wasn't bad, it was just ok.More

Thank Diana M
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Diana- We appreciate your feedback. I'm sorry that the meal did not live up to your expectations. Please let me know if you have the opportunity to dine with us again; I'd like to ensure your next experience with us is more special. Kindly, Gregory...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at Fresh Salt and we were extremely pleased with our meals. Our server was pleasant and personable and the atmosphere was great. After dinner we walked out back to the outdoor bar area which was absolutely gorgeous! This is a...More

Thank Basilandthyme09
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Basil&Thyme- Thank you so much for your five star review and for having joined us! I'd love to hear more about your meal if you'd care to share. You may contact me by phone or email (below). Please dine with us again soon. With warm...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

15.00 for a drink with a measured shot. Almost double for an on the rocks drink. The food is sub par. The service stinks and the staff has their nose in the air. There are plenty of other restaurants in Old Saybrook with far superior...More

1  Thank TheTravler77
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

TheTravler- I'm sorry to hear we did not provide the experience you were seeking. We appreciate your feedback, and hope the next time you join us you find your time and money better spent. Please feel free to contact me directly if there is anything...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed drinks then dinner on the patio . Our server, Holly , made us feel very welcome and was very attentive. The calamari was very tasty as was the surf and turf entree and New England clam chowder. The view of the river and the...More

Thank Scott O
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Scott- Thank you for joining us! I'm glad Holly could be part of making your visit special, and that the food and view complemented each other. We appreciate your recommendation. Please contact me directly if you would care to share any additional thoughts or if...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just ok. Yes you pay for the view and the history of the place. Prices are generalky high. Finding a sub 20.00 meal is almost impossible. A burger for 16.00 and fish n chips (good) for 20.00 otherwise all else over that. Beer list was...More

Thank brynulf
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brynulf- Thank you for joining us and for sharing your feedback. I'm sorry that you did not find value in our prices and that you were made to feel rushed towards the end of your meal; that is not the last impression we want any...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is comfortable, the waitstaff is polite, and the view from the patio is very nice. But the food....mediocre at best for a very high price. My husband and I have each sent food back in a restaurant exactly once in our lives (we're...More

Thank Elizabeth B
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Elizabeth- Thank you for joining us and sharing your thoughts. I'm so sorry that the food did not live up to your expectations. While the view from the patio and the comfort of the restaurant are both important aspects of our restaurant, the food is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone in our group of 14 left very happy and content after Sunday brunch at Fresh Salt! We were in fact 5 families from four different states, with an age range from 2 to 65 and I was at first a bit apprehensive about our...More

1  Thank yadida
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yadida- I'm so glad you took the time to share your thoughts and to have joined us with your family! We are here to provide experiences like yours, and it's a pleasure to hear what a great time everyone in your group had. It sounds...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is at Saybrook Point Inn. We did not eat inside although it looks very nice. We ate outside and to avoid sitting on hot sun I recommend asking for a table alongside the building. The view at this restaurant is of marina. Not best...More

Thank indigodawn
SaybrookPTGM, Director of Operations at Fresh Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Indigo- Thank you for joining us! I'm glad you found the food very good and enjoyed the outside dining. If you have any suggestions or additional feedback so we could make your next experience even better, feel free to contact me any time! Thank you...More

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17 September 2017|
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16 September 2015|
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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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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
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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