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Tap room entertainment every night with different sounds. Excellent wine tasting with tapas. Great piano bar happy hour 4-6.
Atlantic Salmon, Cod, Clam Chowdet
The oldest bar in Connecticut. Est. 1776.
WASPs gone wild!
Morraccas at the popcorn machine in the tap room. First come fist serve. USE THEM!
Horrible staff and poor service. Food orders were messed up, over cooked, and not good in general. (This was in the Tap Room).
They brew their own beer! Try "The Gris: Revolutionary Ale."
Best place for Thanksgiving
Had a great glass of 2011 Matua Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand at the wine bar.
First visit, trying white bean soup & chicken salad wrap half sandwich. Parking in rear.
Just finished the Cod dinner. Excellent
Update. Thursday nights is now the night to come to the Griswold Inn to dance and enjoy the music of the Shiny Lapel Trio. Www.shinylapeltrio.com You are sure to have a fine time.
Two words: Sunday brunch
Go for sea chanties on monday nights!
I don't know what Michael S. is talking about. I always eat in the tap room when I go and have never had a problem with service.
The tap room is awesome! Hot buttered rum on a cold night!
Tuesday nights from 8:00 - 10:45, Come Swing the night away with the Shiny Lapel Trio in the Tap Room. Always a great time!
This is the oldest continuously-run tavern in the US. Founded in the late 1700s, it has been under the stewardship of only 6 families & during Prohibition local yachtsmen came for the entertainment.
Essex CT's coolest historic inn, restaurant, tap room and wine bar.