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East Haddam boasts fine dining and delicious meals as well as an assortment of craft beverages
Gelston House

8 Main Street, East Haddam
(860) 873-1411

Fine American cuisine with a gorgeous view of the Connecticut River. Goodspeed Opera House is right next door, which makes this restaurant a convenient place for grabbing dinner before or after a show. 


Full-service bar and live, outdoor entertainment throughout the summer months. 

Hadlyme Country Market

1 Ferry Road, Hadlyme
(860) 526-3188

Deli and country market located at the historic Hadlyme Four Corners. Sandwiches, pastries, soups, and coffee available. Authentically restored country market circa 1905 next to William Gillette's local post office.

Picnic lunches for Gillette Castle available.

Higher Grounds

32 Main Street, East Haddam
(860) 615-6112

Coffee house and eatery serving breakfast all day long. Featuring homemade baked goods and authentic Espresso. Lunch also available; soups, sandwiches, and salads. Vegetarian and gluten-free options. 


Live entertainment every Friday night.

Moodus Barbecue

12 Rae Palmer Road, Moodus
(860) 873-1234

Delicious smoked barbecue meats and wings as well as gourmet burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, and award-winning chili. Seventeen beers on tap and full bar.


Live entertainment on Saturdays and seasonally on the patio.

On the Rocks

1 Hopyard Road, East Haddam
(860) 434-6644

On the Rocks is located at Fox Hopyard Golf Course in the southern portion of East Haddam near Devil's Hopyard. Full service restaurant and bar open year-round to the public. Special dishes featuring farm to table ingredients. Banquet and special occasion space available.



Pizzeria DaVinci

25 Falls Road, Moodus
(860) 873-2299

Authentic Italian thin crust pizza. Fresh salads, hot and cold sub sandwiches, calzones, and wraps. Limited eat-in space, best for take-out.

Two Wrasslin Cats

374 Town Street, East Haddam
(860) 491-4886

Coffee house offering a wide range of hot and cold coffee, espresso, tea, and chai drinks as well as breakfast and lunch dishes like sandwiches. Ice cream window during the summer months.


Community gathering takes place every Saturday.

Village Pizza 

26 Falls Road, Moodus
(860) 873-1416


Family style restaurant with classic American fare. Pizza, hamburgers, and classic pasta dishes as well as steaks and seafood. Kid friendly.

Full service bar available at the restaurant and next door at Two Doors Down.



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