Old Lyme Inn

Dining

Dining in Old Lyme is always special. Our restaurant options include breakfast or lunch on the Lieutenant River, afternoon tea with live music, and trivia-night fun while getting a great burger. Our delis and other take-out options are perfect for a picnic or enjoying movie night at home.
Please check hours and business adjustments due to the recent pandemic.

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Welcome to Old Lyme

Welcome to Old Lyme, a small, historic town on the Connecticut coastline. We are known for our art galleries and beaches, and have so much more. Whether you are thinking about relocating your home or business here, or just looking to visit for the afternoon, welcome! We are glad to have you.

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Hangry Goose
11 Halls Road

The Old Lyme Inn

Old Lyme Inn
85 Lyme Street

Known for its elegant yet comfortable atmosphere. Whether you are enjoying Afternoon Tea, a Happy Hour light bite, or an elegant dinner on the patio, the Inn will make your time memorable

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The Hideaway
19 Halls Road

Choose the lounge on the first floor or a second floor table overlooking the marshes of the Lieutenant River, and then relax with the Hideaway's Traditional American cuisine. Ask for Chef Jim's specials.

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Hangry Goose
19 Halls Road

Overlooking the Lieutenant River, the Hangry Goose is a great spot for breakfast or lunch.  Check the menu specials along with favorites like the Hangry Scrambler for breakfast or the Blazin' Buffalo Wrap for lunch.

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Sapore
163 Boston Post Road

Sapore's brings family-favorite Italian American cuisine to Old Lyme. Whether its pizza for a crowd or a Shrimp fra Diavolo with friends, there's something for everyone here at Sapore.

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Kokomo's
88 Hartford Avenue

Dig your toes in the sand while you enjoy Carribean style dining at Kokomos. A creative land and sea menu and handcrafted tropical drinks makes this a popular spot year-round.

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Cafe Flo (seasonal)
96 Lyme Street

One of the best outdoor dining experiences according to Connecticut Magazine's editors, Chef Terry delights with dishes like her Lobster BLTs. Holiday Teas here are a tradition for many.

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The Stumble Inne
90 Halls Road

The new kid on the block, this sports bar and grille arrived in the summer of 2021 courtesy of the Hideaway's Caramante family. Plenty of appetizer, salad, sandwich, and entree choices to please everyone.

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Papi's Taqueria
19 Halls Road

Coming Soon!

 

Carry-Out/Limited Seating

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Coffee's Country Market
169 Boston Post Road

Ever since the 1930s when the "Corner Store" stood here, loyal regulars have made this the hub for Old Lymers. Grab a breakfast sandwich or lunchtime "baguette" or other special at the deli.

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Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe
68 Lyme Street

A sweet spot on Lyme Street, find specialty coffees and pastry in the morning and fresh made soups and paninis in the afternoon. Great shabby chic vibe where musicians pop in to say hello or sing a song.

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Andy's Deli & Market
19 Halls Road

Andy and his family will welcome you to this centrally located market and deli. Grab a fresh donut or egg sandwich to go with your coffee, and the deli will make a sandwich just like you like it.

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Hong Kong II
19 Halls Road

You can find all the traditional Chinese American favorites at this busy takeout restaurant located in the Old Lyme Shopping Center. A family-owned business providing quick and friendly service.

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Teddy's Old Lyme Pizza Palace
264 Shore Road

Teddy is known for his generous support of Old Lyme. Grab a pizza or one of the Greek specialties including gyros, Greek Salads, and the Athenian. Conveniently located near Sound View.

Long River Local

Long River Local
96 Halls Road

This new farm to consumer food shop serves breakfast sandwiches and lunch including paninis, salads, and grain bowls. The market includes produce from Long River Farm and other local farms.

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Grandma's Market & Catering (seasonal) 389 Shore Road

Grandma's Market serves up variety of dishes from traditional New England clam rolls to Chile Verde burritos. Breakfast sandwiches and ice cream cones round out the menu here near Point O' Woods.

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Subway Sandwiches
68 Halls Road

Subway sandwiches make a quick and easy option when on the go. Breakfast sandwiches, bowls, and flats are also available. Located in the Old Lyme Marketplace, open 10am to 6pm seven days a week.

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Dunkin'
83 Halls Road

A New England classic, all your favorite Dunkin' classics can be found at this location on Halls Road. Open 5am to 8pm seven days a week. Please note: there is no drive-thru at this location.

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Big Y Market
90 Halls Road

In addition to being a full size supermarket, the Big Y in the Old Lyme Marketplace also has made to order fresh pizza and grinders as well as rotisserie chickens, soups, and a wing bar.

 

Summer Fun

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Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe
34 Lyme Street

This 2017 national winner of the "Golden Cone" serves handcrafted ice cream in a wide range of flavors. Rosie's Kitchen serves up a variety of sandwiches including the Grilled Cheese of the Day.

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Vechitto's Italian Ice
80  Hartford Avenue

The Vecchitto family has been making and serving Italian ice and frozen desserts from this spot since 1946. Flavors include pistachio and dark chocolate. Gelato is available by the pint as well.

Hallmark Ice Cream

Hallmark's
113 Shore Road

Vacationers and locals alike know a stop at Hallmark's by AC Petersen is the way to beat the heat. Ice cream and grill items ican be taken to go or enjoyed at a picnic table overlooking the local marsh.

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Crepes on the Corner
65 Hartford Avenue

A unique and special treat, enjoy a crepe plain or with fruit --- add some extra fun by adding toppings like Nutella and whip cream. Enjoy your crepe with a coffee at the outdoor seating.

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The Carousel Shop
79 Hartford Avenue

What's better on a summer evening than an ice cream cone and a ride on a carousel horse? Since 1948 children have been riding the carousel on Hartford Avenue, it's a great spot to enjoy an ice cream!

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The Pavilion
85 Swan Avenue

This popular beach bar serves up snack bar bites with its live music. Grilled chicken wraps, shrimp po' boys, and turkey BLT wraps are some of the offerings at this beachfront hot spot.

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Surface Shack
83  Hartford Avenue

Just steps from Sound View Beach, stop by for crispy fried clams, buffalo wings, and more. A side of fried plantains makes it extra special. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner during the summer season.

 
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Welcome to Old Lyme

Welcome to Old Lyme, a small, historic town on the Connecticut coastline. We are known for our art galleries and beaches, and have so much more. Whether you are thinking about relocating your home or business here, or just looking to visit for the afternoon, welcome! We are glad to have you.