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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Sample Dinner Menu

Starters & Salads

Soup of the Day, MP

Baby Arugula
Buttermilk Blue Cheese/Dried Cranberries/Pepita/Roasted Pear  Vinaigrette 12

Prosciutto-Golden Beets
Caper Berries/Goat Cheese/Grilled Baguette 14

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

Steamed P.E.I Mussels
Chorizo/Shallots/Garlic/White Wine/Garden Fennel Seed 10

Green Eggs & Ham
Garden Herb Deviled Eggs/Jalapeno/Spanish Iberico Ham 12

Organic Field Greens
Toasted Pistachios/Grana Padano/Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes/Balsamic Vinaigrette 9


Braised Shorts Ribs
Wild Mushrooms/Roasted Parsnips/Blue Cheese Smashed Potatoes/Rosemary Reduction 32

 Lemon-Garlic Roasted D’Artagnan Chicken Breast
Fall Vegetable Risotto/Fava Beans/Red-Wine Tarragon Demi Glace 25

North Atlantic Salmon 
Celery Root Puree/Roasted Brussels Sprouts/Sage-Brown Butter 28

Grilled Berkshire Pork ‘NY Strip Steaks’
Smoked Peppercorn Apple Au Poivre/Five Spiced Braised Red Cabbage/Roasted Fingerlings 26

Pan Roasted Venison Loin
Sweet Potato Puree/Cippolini Onions/Chantelle Cream 39

Seared Sea Scallops
Sauteed Swiss Chard/Fennel Relish/Bacon Saffron-Rice beans/Roasted Pepper Aioli

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Blue Cheese Smashed Potatoes, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato Puree, Braised Red Cabbage



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.