Love the food and the atmosphere at "The Gris." In the summer try the Monday night "Sea Shanties" gathering for songs and the Wednesday night, "Wine Bar" specials. Have not stayed in the Inn, but greatly enjoy the warmth of this old Connecticut establishment near the Connecticut River. The village of Essex is very nice as well. It is an easy walk to the Connecticut River Museum as well, which is a great take.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the picturesque and historic village of Essex, Connecticut, The Griswold Inn is a destination experience. With 33 guest rooms, unique shopping, historic dining, a stunning wine bar featuring a tapas-style culinary experience, and an award-winning taproom voted "Best Bar" over and over by Esquire Magazine and countless others, the 'Gris' offers visitors an authentic and spirited adventure. Come make your own history here. The oldest continually operated inn in America. Fine Food, Spirits and Lodging....Since 1776! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Griswold Hotel Essex