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All reviews fish tacos potato salad pancakes burger club sandwich ferry ride bring your own small island an interesting experience connecticut river minute wait a great evening wonderful food worth the trip byob jamaican lawn
Had been walking around Essex taking in the local stores and just all around nice atmosphere - we decided to take a break and have lunch. what a nice surprise-- we walked down to a marina - after taking a few seconds boat ride over...More
This is a fun place. Taking a 30 second boat ride to an outdoor restaurant is an interesting experience. The food here is very good, waitstaff very friendly and experienced. Have visited here several times and have always had a great experience. They close on...More
This was recommended by fellow boaters at the Brewers Essex Island Marina. I don’t think I would have gone there without this recommendation. We are glad we tried it. I had the Norwegian Benedict and my wife had the crab Benedict. Both were delicious. The...More
On a sunny fall day you can't beat the atmosphere of Marley's Cafe amongst the boats on the Connecticut River in Essex. Fortunately the food matches the view! We had the Jamaican Burgers which were nicely sized, cooked as ordered and topped with lettuce, tomatoes,...More
Enjoyed a great evening with friends and even met the chef/owner. Edamame dumplings were delicious as were the shrimp cocktail and calamari. BYOB and they even brought us real wine glasses so we didn't have to take our plastic ones out. Even though it's only...More
It's a nice atmosphere--basically, it's a cafe at a marina. Don't be taken in that it's on an "Island"--the Island is a 50 foot boat ride from shore. Food is good, adequate. It is bring your own, so that makes it nice.
I can't comment on the food as we were not able to be seated, after driving 1 1/2 hours to get there. I called several days before, NO one answered the phone NOR did they return my call requesting a reservation for Fri, 6 pm....More