Award Winning CT Shoreline Restaurants on the Water

Award Winning CT Shoreline Restaurants on the Water

When planning your stay at Saybrook Inn, Marina, and Spa, you’ll be in for a treat with delicious CT shoreline restaurants on the water to visit. There are plenty of fabulously local spots to dine this fall season, all you have to do is head to Connecticut! Whether you bring your loved one or the whole family, we know you’ll enjoy dining together each night you’re here in Old Saybrook.

Red Hen

Just a few minutes away from Saybrook Inn, you’ll find this cozy restaurant. While it’s not quite nestled on the water, once you dine, you can enjoy a walk along the shore with your favorite person. The Ren Hen features fabulous award-winning cuisine you won’t want to miss out on when visiting Old Saybrook. Whether you’re in the mood for tapas (small plates), a tasty salad, or a main dish featuring local seafood, dining here will be one for the books.

Fresh Salt

Vacationing at our beautiful waterfront resort will get you in the mood for a fabulous dinner. You can experience a once in a lifetime meal at Fresh Salt Restaurant where you’ll be able to see our Marina up close. Whether you opt for an outdoor seat or sit next to a window, the views of the Long Island Sound meets the Connecticut River will mix well with your seafood platter. Food features seasonal and locally grown ingredients that meld well with seafood specials and American cuisine.

The Back Porch

Open seasonally; you’ll want to get a spot on this porch before the fall rolls through town. Not only does this New England American Cuisine restaurant offer stunning views of the water with shoreline dining but their dishes are delicious. Plus, you can enjoy the incredible live entertainment on the deck of The Back Porch. Even with an open and airy setting, your plates will shine, featuring fresh ingredients and local seafood you won’t be disappointed in choosing this fantastic location for a meal.


Whether you choose to dine at our Fresh Salt Restaurant or enjoy another one of Old Saybrook’s water-front options, you’ll love the atmosphere and beautiful views of the water. However you decide to spend your days at Saybrook Inn, Marina, and Spa, make sure you take some time dining at the many CT shoreline restaurants on the water. Book your trip out east today and don’t just dream about all the food you’ll be able to eat, dine with us, and you’ll get a taste of the East Coast, one clam at a time.