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HISTORIC DINING

Named ONE OF AMERICA'S FIVE BEST RESTAURANTS OLDER THAN 100 - Esquire

Mothers' Day is on its way! We're offering a sumptuous buffet with seatings from 10 until 5:30. View menu here.

In our historic dining rooms, Executive Chef Shaheed Toppin prepares classic American cuisine to perfection in simple, but imaginative ways. His menu showcases fresh seafood, aged beef, and the highest quality chops and poultry. After any meal, Chef Toppin's house-made desserts are a "must."

Our historic dining rooms exude character, charm, and tradition, where one can be as comfortable in casual attire as in "black tie." We are open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.

"The most famous brunch in Connecticut can be found at The Griswold Inn."
- The New York Times

Every Sunday we serve our famous Hunt Breakfast, a bountiful spread laid out buffet-style. A dining convention started when the British commandeered the Inn during the War of 1812, our Hunt Breakfast remains a popular tradition today.

In December diners enjoy a unique and festive culinary experience: our Holiday Bill of Fare includes Seasonal Game Selections as well as the Gris Classics and more "traditional" holiday favorites. There's something for everyone's palate! While served by costumed waiters the Royal Court Singers perform seasonal classics tableside! Though this experience may be enjoyed through the 30th, on December 1 only we have an an added bonus: the Coast Guard Idlers, an a cappella group, perform throughout the dining rooms and in our Tap Room. Our December 1 season "opener" has been a favorite tradition for the Idlers and the Gris for many, many years! Festive indeed!

Free Art Tour & Talk - Sun May 15th

The Griswold Inn's museum-quality collection of nautical prints, paintings and ephemera will be the subject of a free tour and talk on Sunday, May 15th at 3:30 p.m. Reservations are required, 860.767.1776.

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Mother's Day Brunch/Sunday Dinner Sun May 8th

Get mom out of the kitchen and celebrate her with a sumptuous buffet! The Mother's Day meal is offered from 10 until 5:30. Reservations are recommended, 860.767.1776.

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Wine, Women & Wednesdays

All wines by the glass are 1/2 price for women - over 50 to choose from! Every Wednesday.

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