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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)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
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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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I made a reservation weeks in advance for a private room for 13 people. I stressed that we were a group of old friends that wanted to mingle and could get loud so we wanted to be away from the crowd. I arrived early to...More

1  Thank meggieluna
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Six of us went to Saltwater Grill for Valentines Day 2017. AWFUL!! Two of us ordered the sole. It was tasteless and soaked in a white sticky thick sauce. It was like eating white paper. Really awful. The "roasted vegetables " were boiled and mushy....More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Well prepared fresh food presented really well. Great service and nice ambiance, what's not to like. The seafood was fresh and the presentation was perfect. Really well done.

Thank Frederick B
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I had read very nice things about the Litchfield Salt Water Grille online, so last week my wife and I decided to make the half hour drive from our house to Litchfield to give it a try. All I can say is that I wish...More

Thank nyctexan2
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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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