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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (19 reviews)
“crab cakes” (23 reviews)
“tuna” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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26 Commons Dr, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759-3418
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Litchfield Saltwater Grille
1. Best Raw Oysters and Clams!
"The men split one of the raw bar towers, and were very pleased"
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2. Comfortable and Friendly Bar
"We sat in the bar, which is huge! The bartenders great..."
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3. Great for Date Night
"All I can say is that I wish we'd made the trip sooner!"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant a few times and always have high hopes but it just never live up to my expectations. I have waited long amounts of time for the fifth to come out and then it’s just not that exciting. It does have...More

Thank realtorlmh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner, my first meal at Litchfield Saltwater Grill, my wife's second. I had the grilled rare tuna, my wife the spicy parmesan-dijon encrusted cod. Both were very good and included vegetables, rice or potato and a salad. My wife's previous visit she...More

Thank millhann
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We came here for lunch. We sat on the patio with just a couple tables occupied. We placed our orders and waited for what seemed a long time. We had to ask for bread for the table(it was not offered but we saw it on...More

2  Thank kokaadam
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Came here for lunch on a chilly rainy day, so the New England clam chowder was a no-brainer! Really hit the spot. I also ordered fish and chips which were delicious and much lighter than some deep fried versions. This breaded cod may even have...More

Thank Ginacucina
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Visited the Grille the other day. I had the crab cakes with mornay sauce and the chocolate mousse for desert. My wife had the cod and bread pudding. Presentations were acceptable, service was terrific. Being from the shore, I felt the atmosphere was middle of...More

Thank smitsmile7756
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Its upscale so be prepared to drop $100 for two; which is ok. The food is good, bread is excellent. Nice salad & dessert is great. What gets my goat and it's always the little things, $4.50 for a cup of tea...come on now.... really.

Thank SalCT06478
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great meals, outstanding service by Maria. Nice atmosphere. We had an excellent experience. An array of menu selections to choose from. Make your reservation soon.

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great place to sit near the bar, have a drink, enjoy the pub menu, and listen to some local music. Friendly waitstaff, good food, and comfortable setting.

Thank John T
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for coming out to enjoy our live music presentation and spend some time with us! We are thrilled that you had a good experience and we hope that you will come back again!

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Went there for a birthday dinner, had been before. We both ordered scallops (first mistake). They came out so salty they were inedible. It tasted like they poured salt and "liquid smoke" on them. Tried to eat them. When the waitress finally came back over...More

1  Thank KatharineT629
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

I am so sorry that you had such a negative experience. I can assure you that this is not the norm for us and I can only hope that you will give us another opportunity to make it right.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

I joined my lady and her sisters for dinner and the experience was very worthwhile. Our waitress was friendly, charming, accommodating and very professional. The meal was served in a prompt fashion and was hot and tasty. Overall, it was enjoyable and when my travels...More

Thank Paul G
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience and we hope that you will come back and see us again soon!

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Questions & Answers
Matt C
7 December 2017|
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Response from Snipsy47 | Reviewed this property |
The bar is separate. Think you should go to look then you can decide.
Kathy C
24 September 2017|
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Response from Andy S | Property representative |
Kathy It has always been in its current location. Saltwater was opened in 2007. my wife and I purchased it at the close of 2013. Thanks for the question and we hope to see you soon! Best, Andy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 44
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
Great menu with something for everyone! From the best raw oysters and clams to great steaks and burgers, Saltwater Grille is your destination! Our kids menu offers a number of items for the toughest customers including mac and cheese, chicken fingers, sliders, and more. Saltwater runs the best happy hour in the area from 4-6PM weekdays and 1-5 on Sundays with discounted beer and drink offers and nearly 20 food items under $10. If you are looking for something to do, check out our event schedule on Facebook or our website with 2-3 events every week including live music Thursdays and Fridays, wine dinners, paint nights and much more.
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