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Otter Cove Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
99 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1438
+1 860-388-4836
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
99 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1438
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have reviewed this restaurant previously and keep hoping I will get to write a good review, not the case. My wife and I took my Mother here on Saturday night I made a reservation for 3 people at 6:00 for a booth as they...More

Thank keith c
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Sorry to say this was the first and last time going here . Waitresses did not have there act together she was friendly but a little confused. Drinks came a little slow it wasn't busy. Food was nothing special mako special was over cooked, no...More

Thank dacapt
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the worst experience I have ever had in a restaurant. Horrible service. Took two hours and still no dinner before we walked out.

1  Thank mbarden13
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The relaxed, casual atmosphere is perfect for a late supper in the bar wth both full-menu and pub food items....... terrific specials on both food and wine.

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Otter Cove has good food, a very nice wine list and pleasant atmosphere. The service keeps improving, which is quite welcome. Try the tuna Asian wontons and the clams linguini.

1  Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had enjoyed several visits to Otter Cove but each time it is a little less than we hope for. The waitress is jokey which I liked the first time and a little less the second time, as it seems to impact on her service....More

2  Thank ANNE R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I visited Otter Cove for the first time this past weekend with my wife and another couple. We requested to sit outside which was a very nice patio area with a beautiful fountain. At first, the experience promised to be very positive with a nice...More

1  Thank DieselWMB
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We have been to the Otter Cove several times and never once been disappointed! The food is delicious! There is a wonderful menu selection! There are great drinks and a fun atmosphere! Make reservations if you go in the summer!

Thank JWindhorst
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Clam strips and salmon very good. Tuna wonton app tasty. Cocktails and service very friendly. Cute atmosphere.

Thank kkr67
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for dinner. We ended up getting a few appetizers, wings, clams casino and oysters as well as 2 drinks. They were out of the first drink I wanted on the menu which was the watermelon drink so I settled...More

Thank Ashley G
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1 January 2017|
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Response from Veneto8 | Reviewed this property |
I'd call the restaurant to find out if they are open today.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1438 (Formerly Vinnie's Saybrook Fish House)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-4836
  • E-mail
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