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Aspen Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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2 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1510
+1 860-395-5888
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Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Niantic, Connecticut, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the corner of the Boston Post Rd. (Rte. 1) and Main St. in Old Saybrook this restaurant offers something for everyone. Accessible parking and entry, fine dining, and atmosphere. We enjoyed our small plates while larger portions were available as well.

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Thank Diane E
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating a birthday and we picked Aspen to have dinner. From start to finish it was the wonderful. The atmosphere,dinning room,bar, service all done very well. David was our waiter and was very attentive and paced out our dinner well. we shared a salad- grilled romaine, appetizer- duck spring rolls, and duck for dinner. All were prepared perfectly... More 

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Thank hairlady10
New Haven, Connecticut
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen the rave reviews, my husband and I decided to check this place out. The parking lot entrance isn't obvious, but I already knew that from having checked out the shops connected to the restaurant on another date, so we didn't miss it. Delicious aromas wafted out to the parking lot as we made our way to the door.... More 

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Thank Judith L
Columbia, South Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an elegant place , great atmosphere. The calamari is hot but scrumptious, the salads delicious. We loved the salmon and the strip.

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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135 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here on the way back from NY. I was a little skeptical at first as some of the menu items are a little pricey, but they also have small plates that are very reasonable. The calamari appetizer was delicious, with a hot/sweet cherry pepper sauce and lots of tentacles. I had the lobster bolognese for my dinner and it... More 

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Thank Joe H
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

What has happen to this restaurant? Very disappointed. We have been going here since it open and have seen a slow decline and Wednesday's dinner was the final straw. Ordered the spring rolls to share and they were tasteless. Had to soak up the dipping sauce to get any flavor. My husband ordered the NY strip and while the steak... More 

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Thank GlobeBiker141
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. NY strip was amazing and my husband had the hanger steak, which he also liked. Nice atmosphere and service was wonderful. Prices are on the higher end.

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Thank AmyB6305
Clinton, Connecticut
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113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Birthday party held here on a Saturday night,very,very busy and crowded,very noisy but it was a busy night.Sauteed scallops underdone,mussells okay but broth had no flavor, steaks were okay,good salads and appetizers of calamari and lobster ravioli were the best of the evening,wine and cocktails average, good service,not an outstanding evening for the price.

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Thank Kay C
Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great dinner, great staff, lovely environment. Cook/chef really knows how to make a good osso bucco.

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Thank BeeChief
Riverside, CT
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The clam chowder was great, as was the spicy calamari. The scallops also very good. Wonderful hazelnut tiramisu. It's a pretty place. Very good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1510
  • Public Transportation: Across the street from Amtrak Station/Shoreline East commuter train
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-395-5888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?