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Shopping

Thank you for supporting our Old Lyme businesses by shopping local. Thoughtful gifts, classic or whimsical additions to your home, and all your essentials are provided by our hometown merchants.

Specialty & Gift

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The home of "impulsive necessities," the Bowerbird offers products and services that reflect quality, uniqueness, affordability, and fun with an emphasis on superior customer service.

The Bowerbird
46 Halls Road

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The Lyme Tree
86 Halls Road

This non-profit Women's Exchange gift shop is operated mainly by volunteers. Consigned and purchased hand crafts including baby clothes, antiques, and collectibles are sold  to local needs.

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The Chocolate Shell
18 Lyme Street

Barbara and her staff bring confectionery gift ideas to you from this quaint shop on Lyme Street. Children love the "penny candy,"  and grownups know a box from the Chocolate Shell is a treasure.

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The Shop @The Florence Griswold
96 Lyme Street

The Shop at the Florence Griswold Museum is the place to find high quality art books and more: Discover jewelry by local artisans, children's toys, fun gift items related to current exhibitions, and more.

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Cooley's Gallery of Fine Art
25 Lyme Street

Founded in 1981 and located in the heart of the historic village, Jeff Cooley specializes in fine American paintings of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. The perfect gift for an extraordinary recipient.

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Phoebe's Book Cellar
2 Library Lane

Book collectors know to watch the BookCellar for first edition treasures. You'll also find the perfect beach read, nonfiction, children's & young adult books, DVD's, and CDs.

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Nearly New Shoppe
70 Shore Road

This consignment shop hand selects items for quality to offer the best. Inventory includes classics and those little treasures you can't find elsewhere. Frequent markdowns and great prices will bring you back!

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The Carousel Shop (seasonal)
79 Hartford Avenue

A great place to pick up some souvenirs of your summer beach vacation - The Carousel Shop offers unique gifts, Old Lyme t-shirts, hats and more. Stop in during your vacation for beach essentials too!

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Black Hall Outfitters (seasonal)
132 Shore Road

BHO has you covered for all your kayaking and fishing needs. From Old Town kayak and accessories to bait, tackle and marine gear, you'll find it at Black Hall. Find out about the Pirate Perks savings program!

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Morrissey Cycles (seasonal)
151 Boston Post Road

A full service bicycle shop for your next mountain bike, hybrid, or racing cycle (new and used!). Marin and Head Strata plus Morrissey swag make this a cycling enthusiast's destination.

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The Purrfect Aquarium
90 Halls Road

Roderick and Kyra help fish enthusiasts and newcomers alike  choose from their vast array of fresh and saltwater fish plus aquarium supplies. And find the "purrfect" gift for your feline friend!

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Office Express
54 Halls Road

Explore the aisles here for a great assortment of office supplies that will bring style to your desktop. Last minute gift items and services including photocopying and faxing make this an essential of Old Lyme.

 
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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.

Home & Garden

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Rosemarie Padovano and Marcello Marvelli form the creative team behind this interior design business and showroom. Sumptuous pillows, furniture and accessories will delight the discerning buyer.

Artemisia
23 Lyme Street

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Three Trees Interiors
149 Boston Post Road

The interior design team behind Three Trees Interiors is please to present their boutique showroom with a curated collection of fabrics, wallpapers, bespoke furnishings, antiques, lighting, and more.

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Old Lyme Landscape & Garden
105 Shore Road

This family-owned business has been in Old Lyme for over 35 years. The Kelly family grow hundreds of varieties of specialty annuals, geraniums, vegetable plants, and more in their 3 onsite greenhouses.

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Treasures
95 Halls Road

Antique, vintage and classic furnishings as well as home accessories and estate jewelry can be found at this high-end consignment shop where there is always a treasure to be found.

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Laysville Hardward Store
171 Boston Post Road

In business for over 50 years, the Coffee's help customers find just what they need. Along with gasoline service, Laysville carries Benjamin Moore paints,  lawn & garden, and other supplies.

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Old Lyme Hardware
54 Halls Road

The Talerico family welcome you to OLH! Hardware, power tools, housewares, and more, you're likely to find it at Old Lyme Hardware. Stop by Saturday mornings for Coffee with a Handyman.

Groceries & Essentials

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Big Y Market
90 Halls Road

Old Lyme's supermarket, this full market grocer includes a fresh produce section, bakery, deli, and florist, as well as made to order pizzas and grinders. Rotisserie chickens make a quick dinner solution easy.

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Walgreens
90 Halls Road

Located in the Big Y plaza, Walgreen's is our one pharmacy in town. In addition to cosmetics, greeting cards, and more, the pharmacy is open 7 days a week (call to confirm hours for urgent prescriptions - 860-434-8111).

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Coffee's Country Market
169 Boston Post Road

Coffee's has been the place to run into other loyal customers for decades. Find interesting grocery items as well as Teresa Coffee's fantastic grab n go meal solutions. The deli makes made to order as well.

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Andy's Deli & Market
19 Halls Road

Andy and his family have a loyal following at this easy location in the Old Lyme Shopping Center. Made to order deli selections as well as other convenience store finds makes this an easy stop on your way.

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EZ Minimart Food Store
277 Shore Road

On the corner of Shore Road and Hartford Avenue, the EZ Minimart provides fast and easy grocery finds for your cottage barbeque or beach snacking. Stop by in the morning for a fresh coffee on the way to work.

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Soundview Market & Catering
37 Hartford Avenue

A great place to pick up the ingredients for your summer cottage lunch or to make up a picnic basket for the beach. This seasonal market also makes sandwiches and salads, and will cater your get-together.

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Grandma's Market
389 Shore Road

Just outside the entrance of Point O Woods, stop in Grandma's for convenient necessities or order tonight's family dinner. Try one of their Mexican burrito specials followed by a scoop of Ice cream.

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Garvin's General Store (seasonal)
West End Road

Step back to a simpler time when you visit this seaside general store where you'll find all your beach vacation needs. Slush puppies, and Hawks Nest Beach merchandise are great reasons to stop by. 

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Holland's Farm Stand (seasonal)
96 Shore Road

Summer is here once Holland's raises its tent. Follow the growing season by enjoying fresh-picked strawberries, blueberries, tomatoes and corn, or enjoy a special treat from Mozzicato's Bakery.

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Grand Wine & Spirits
28A  Halls Road

A large selection of fine wine, craft beer, and spirits makes this a one-stop for your next event. Wine tasting events and more.

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Rogers Lake Liquor Shop
183 Boston Post Road

This small liquor shop located in Laysville has cold beer and wine as well as a variety of liquors.

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Rooney's Package Store
268 Shore Road

This family-run business is convenient to the beach community and offers cold beer, wines including local vineyards and a variety of liquors.

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All Pro Automotive
147 Boston Post Road

The Graybill family has been happy to serve Old Lyme and the surrounding communities with autoservice, tire sales, pre-owned vehicles, and full-service gasoline since 1978.

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Best Way Food Store
281 Shore Road

Bestway Food Store offers convenience store items at its easy location at Shore Road and Hartford Avenue. Citgo gas pumps are open seven nights a week until 9pm.

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Mobil Gasoline
85 Halls Road

Conveniently located on Halls Road, the Mobil Station is an easy stop for a fill up before heading of town. Open seven days a week, hours can be found on the website.

 
 
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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.