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:  Wednesdays, 6-8:00 pm  |  Sundays, 5-8:00 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

Hickory & Maple Smoked Pork Tenderloin  12
Black Cherry-Onion Jam / Frisee / Balsamic Reduction

Asparagus, Roasted Beets & Goat Cheese  10
Pancetta / Honey Vinaigrette

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

White Bean Puree & Warm Marinated Olives  9
Grilled Nan / Popcorn Shoots

Cheese Plate  18
Local Honeycomb/Toasted Pistachios/Rosemary Wafers/Pomegranate


Roasted Faroe Island Salmon  28
Chick Peas / Carrots / Asparagus / Parsnips / Pomegranate Dressing

Seared Duck Breast  32
Cured Jasmine Rice / Truffled Fennel Slaw / Thyme Demi

Pan Roasted Chicken Breast  26
Fava Beans / Chorizo / Cipollini Onions / Black Eyed Pea Salad

Grilled Black Angus Strip Steak  35
Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes / Marinated Spring Mushrooms / Caramelized Onion Demi-Glace

Potato Crusted Cod  26
Spring Pea Risotto / Sautéed Baby Spinach / Smoked Lemon-Tomato Sauce

Herb Roasted Rack Of Lamb  39
Heirloom Cherry Tomato-Avocado Salad / Sweet Potato-Bacon Hash / Red Wine Demi Glace


(All Selections  7)
Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes
Sweet Potato-Bacon Hash
Sautéed Spinach
Marinated Spring Mushrooms

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)
Pistachio Cheescake
White Chocolate Sauce / Sweet Cream

Pear-Almond Bread Pudding
Vanilla Ice Cream

Honey Cinnamon Crème Brulee

Salted Caramel Mousse
Blackberries / Bittersweet Chocolate Cups

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.