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Aspen Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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2 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1510
+1 860-395-5888
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am struggling between Average and Very Good, how about good. I had two side plates, the ravioli and the lobster summer roll, my spouse the ribeye. The ravioli was very good, the lobster spring roll was not very flavorable, kind of blah. My wife ordered the $35 ribeye they had on special. She asked for another vegetable instead of... More 

Thank intrepid411
Niantic, Connecticut, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the corner of the Boston Post Rd. (Rte. 1) and Main St. in Old Saybrook this restaurant offers something for everyone. Accessible parking and entry, fine dining, and atmosphere. We enjoyed our small plates while larger portions were available as well.

Thank Diane E
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were celebrating a birthday and we picked Aspen to have dinner. From start to finish it was the wonderful. The atmosphere,dinning room,bar, service all done very well. David was our waiter and was very attentive and paced out our dinner well. we shared a salad- grilled romaine, appetizer- duck spring rolls, and duck for dinner. All were prepared perfectly... More 

Thank hairlady10
New Haven, Connecticut
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Having seen the rave reviews, my husband and I decided to check this place out. The parking lot entrance isn't obvious, but I already knew that from having checked out the shops connected to the restaurant on another date, so we didn't miss it. Delicious aromas wafted out to the parking lot as we made our way to the door.... More 

Thank Judith L
Columbia, South Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is an elegant place , great atmosphere. The calamari is hot but scrumptious, the salads delicious. We loved the salmon and the strip.

1 Thank Melindablendah
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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141 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stopped here on the way back from NY. I was a little skeptical at first as some of the menu items are a little pricey, but they also have small plates that are very reasonable. The calamari appetizer was delicious, with a hot/sweet cherry pepper sauce and lots of tentacles. I had the lobster bolognese for my dinner and it... More 

Thank Joe H
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What has happen to this restaurant? Very disappointed. We have been going here since it open and have seen a slow decline and Wednesday's dinner was the final straw. Ordered the spring rolls to share and they were tasteless. Had to soak up the dipping sauce to get any flavor. My husband ordered the NY strip and while the steak... More 

Thank GlobeBiker141
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. NY strip was amazing and my husband had the hanger steak, which he also liked. Nice atmosphere and service was wonderful. Prices are on the higher end.

Thank AmyB6305
Clinton, Connecticut
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113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Birthday party held here on a Saturday night,very,very busy and crowded,very noisy but it was a busy night.Sauteed scallops underdone,mussells okay but broth had no flavor, steaks were okay,good salads and appetizers of calamari and lobster ravioli were the best of the evening,wine and cocktails average, good service,not an outstanding evening for the price.

Thank Kay C
Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great dinner, great staff, lovely environment. Cook/chef really knows how to make a good osso bucco.

Thank BeeChief

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1510
  • Public Transportation: Across the street from Amtrak Station/Shoreline East commuter train
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-395-5888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?