Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa 100 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT06371 This lovely inn and spa sits on five beautiful acres of land bordering the Lieutenant River. It was originally built in…More 1756 as a private residence for Judge William Noyes and his family. Today it houses 9 luxurious and unique guest rooms, each with private bath. There is also a new restaurant, the Chestnut Grille, which serves superb entrees prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
An Irish American pub and restaurant, The Black Sheep has become a popular place to go for good atmosphere with some…More bangers and mash or some lamb shepherds pie with a potato parsnip crust. According to manager Jason Koenighaus, it is the only place around doing the Shepherds Pie with lamb.</p>
<p>Located right downtown, in summer one will find patrons crowding the tables in the enclosed outdoor seating area, but in winter customers enjoy the cozy fireplace. It is like walking into a deep cavern with delicious smells and a high-end decor.</p>
<p>More of a hangout for adults, Wednesday night is karaoke from 9:30 to 12:30 and Thursday night is wine night.</p>
<p>The Black Sheep is also happy to sponsor events for local charities.</p>
Bobby D's Pizza 339 Flanders Rd, East Lyme, CT06333 Not only does Bobby D's say it has the best pizza in town, it guarantees it. It has its own special sweet sauce…More and, in order to provide the freshest ingredients, grows its own vegetables in the summer. If you want to hang out and watch a game, Bobby D's has a 62-inch wide-screen TV. It also sell slices for those who just want a snack.
The Zagat-rated Boom Restaurant is a great place to satisfy your desire for exceptional fine cuisine. The ambiance is…More quiet and elegant, and the food is delicious. </p>
<p>This Boom is owner Jean Fuller Gest's third foray into opening a Boom restaurant. Opened in 2008, it was preceded in 2002 by the seasonal Boom at Pilot's Point in Westbrook.</p>
<p>The cuisine is 'Creative American' with many items sourced from local purveyors. Ingredients are natural and with everything freshly made to order, meals can be easily customized.</p>
<p>Of note is the Lobster Ravioli, as well as the well-known local Stonington Scallops, pan seared with an orange ginger buerre blanc.</p>
<p>Desserts are created by Francis Baldwin, who trained in Paris with Le Notre. One such treat is a flourless chocolate torte made with Calabeaut Belgian chocolate.</p>
Burger King 257 Flanders Rd, Niantic, CT06357 Founded in 1954, Burger King has drawn millions of devotees thanks to its juicy, flame-cooked hamburgers. The…More Niantic location is easy to find on Flanders Road and has plenty of parking. The restaurant is large and has the full array of Burger King menu items.
Burke's Tavern 13 Hope St, Niantic, CT06357 For more than a decade, Burke's Tavern has been drawing in a mixed crowd of locals who enjoy pub food, drink specials…More and a friendly atmosphere. There is frequent live music, so be sure to check in and see what's next in the lineup. There is also a good-sized dance floor.
Cherrystones 218 Shore Rd, Old Lyme, CT06371 This friendly, family owned, and seasonal restaurant is very popular, and has been in business almost 40 years. Its…More location on Shore Rd is right next to the Black Hall Golf Club. The portions are generous, the sea food is fresh, and the menu has some great variety to it.
Coffee's Country Market & Deli 169 Boston Post Rd, Old Lyme, CT06371 For more than 50 years, the family-owned and operated business has been providing customers with excellent food at…More reasonable prices. The deli has a wide range of gourmet options and does catering for weddings as well as all special events. The popular deli has a nice selection of lunch specials.
Dad's Restaurant of Niantic 147 Main St, Niantic, CT06357 This seasonally open Niantic favorite has been in business for more than 20 years and has earned a reputation for…More serving delicious, fresh seafood. While everything is good, the lobster rolls have a particularly strong reputation. There are big bay windows so you can look out at the water while you enjoy your meal.
Dawn's Deli & Market 44 Black Point Rd, Niantic, CT06357 This small market and deli is very convenient when you are stopping to fill up. There is a decent selection of…More sandwiches, as well as a basic selection of groceries and convenience items. There is ample parking, prices are reasonable, and everything is well-maintained and clean.