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But of late disappointing. I think if not for the 5 piece jazz band, we might forgo coming. To begin - requested room honored. Service has always been commendable but not this time. Maybe the one young woman had too many tables to service, but...More
I have been to the Griswold Inn twice in the last month; once for dinner and today for lunch. I can’t say enough about this restaurant. The short ribs for dinner was excellent. Today for lunch I had a half sandwich, chicken salad, and the...More
Amazing food. Great ambience. Sunday brunch buffet is to die for. All this at a historic location. Live music. Great local shops.
After the meal highly recommend a walk down to the marina.
A true gem of Connecticut.
Have stayed 2 times and loved the Gris as the locals call it. Opened in 1776 and in continous operation as an Inn to present day. Wonderful period furnishings in all the rooms. Rooms are roomy and warm.
The Tap room and Restaurant are excellent...More
Loved the Christmas atmosphere here in the Restaurant - it was very cosy . The Waitress couldn’t have been more helpful and was very friendly. I loved the corned beef hash quiche which was very light and extremely tasty . The fact that the restaurant...More
Date of stay: December 2018
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 5 December 2018
Griswold Greetings! We're delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for visiting. We hope you'll be back for more! As a matter of possible interest for this year or next...every evening in December through the 30th you may also enjoy being served...More
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 …Moretapas-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! Less
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