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ESSEX BOARD OF TRADE MEMBERSHIP
36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
Opened for business in 1776, The Griswold Inn has provided comforable beds, extraordinary meals and superb drink for over 235 years! Situated in the heart of Essex village mere steps from the Connecticut River, the 'Gris' serves as a hub of community life. Its five distinct dining rooms collectively house one of the most important private maritime art collections in the country. The award-winning Tap Room - voted Connecticut's Best Bar over and over - features live music nightly and the stunning Wine Bar is in every aspect - delicious!
The most recent addition to The Griswold Inn "campus" is The Griswold Inn Store ~ Goods & Curiosities.
As noted in 1000 Places To See Before You Die, The Griswold Inn is truly a "must experience".
Lunch and Dinner served daily, Hunt Breakfast every Sunday. Historic Dining Rooms and Tap Room open 7 days, the Wine Bar open Wednesdays through Sundays beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Store is open 7 days a week in summer, fall and early winter, Wednesdays through Sundays from January through May. Please view website for more.
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