The Chestnut Grille & Lounge

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Contemporary, Distinctive New England Cuisine

 Wednesday-Sunday 5-9:00 pm

 ‘Bee Happy Hour’, Wednesday-Friday, 5:00-7:00 pm

1/2 off ‘Well’ Cocktails, $5 wine and complimentary nosh

Live Music and Bar Menu Sundays, 6-8:00 pm

Daily Specials


Restaurant Closed, Open Boules at 6:00 through May 


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Dinner & Lounge 5-9:00 pm


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Three Course dinner for two with bottle of wine for $75

Friday & Saturday

Dinner & Lounge 5-9:00 pm


Dinner & Lounge 5-9:00 pm

The Chestnut Grille and Lounge

Join us for dinner, or  relax with a cocktail in our lounge .Whether you’re coming in for a casual meal  or a special celebration in one of our beautiful dining areas,  the Chestnut Grille and Lounge is the perfect choice for any occasion. Our menu changes weekly; focusing on the most fresh, local and seasonal ingredients that the Connecticut River Valley has to offer.

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The Chestnut Grille & Lounge

 Starters & Salads

Baby Iceberg  12
Smoked Blue Cheese / Ranch Dressing Crispy Bacon / Brioche Croutons

Traditional Caesar  11
Romaine Hearts / Shaved Parmesan / Ciabatta Crisp/ White Anchovy

House Cured Duck Prosciutto  16
Peppered Onion Jam / Frisee / Balsamic Reduction

Organic Field Greens  9
Toasted Pistachios / Grana Padano / Roasted Pear / Apple-Sage Vinaigrette

‘Green Eggs & Ham’  12
Herb Deviled Eggs / Jalapeno / Spanish Iberico Ham

Salmon “Pastrami”  15
Brioche / Cabbage Slaw/ Whole Grain Mustard / Crème Fraiche

White Bean Puree & Olives  12

Cheese Plate  18
Grilled Nan/Alfalfa Sprouts Honeycomb/Toasted Pistachios/Rosemary Wafers/Pomegranate


Seared Duck Breast  32
Roasted Garlic Risotto / Candied Red Cabbage / Tarragon Demi

Herb Roasted Rack Of Lamb  39
Sauteed Swiss Chard / Sweet Potato- Bacon Hash / Red Wine Demi Glace

Grilled Cheshire Pork Tenderloin  25
Parsnips / Chorizo / Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes / Apple Cider Reduction

Grilled Black Angus Strip Steak  35
Truffle Smashed Potatoes / Wild Mushrooms / Caramelized Onion Demi

Potato Crusted Cod  26
Provencal Tomato Sauce / Puttanesca Couscous / Broccoli Rabe

Roasted Faroe Island Salmon  28
Sage-Roasted Root Vegetables /Jasmine Rice/ Braised Greens / Pomegranate Dressing


(All Selections  7)
Truffle Whipped Potatoes
Sweet Potato Bacon Hash
Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Sautéed Winter Greens

The Chestnut Grille & Lounge After Dinner Drinks

Brandy Alexander  10
Brandy / Crème De Cacao & Cream/ Cinnamon / Nutmeg

Nespresso Martini  12
Espresso Forte / Vodka / A Touch Of Kahlua

Specialty Coffees 

(All Selections  10)
Hazelnut Coffee
Frangelico / Sweet Cream
Irish Coffee
Jameson’s Irish Whisky
Sweet Cream
Chocolate Almond
Dissarono / Godiva / Cocoa
Italian Coffee
Romana Black Sambuca


(All Selections  10)
Pear-Ginger Pie, Hazelnut Crumble
White Chocolate Sauce / Sweet Cream

Black Raspberry-Truffle & Espresso Chip Sundae
Caramel Sauce /Whipped Cream

Ashlawn Farm Coffee Crème Brulee

Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart
Whipped Cream

Coffee & Tea

Cappuccino  5
Espresso  4
Harney & Sons Teas  4
Ashlawn Farms Coffee  3



The Chestnut Grille is always serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner for parties of 20 or more, seven days a week. Enjoy a private dinner in this gracious home; voted one of the best restaurants in Old Lyme CT. Please contact us for more information.