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Brunch Dining & Restaurants in Connecticut

Sunday Hunt Breakfast 500x250 - Griswold Inn - Essex, CT
The Griswold Inn

36 Main Street Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-1776

Fabulous Hunt Breakfast one more reason this Connecticut inn is famous

It’s “the most famous brunch in Connecticut,” according to The New York Times. But at The Griswold Inn, which opened its doors during the Revolutionary War, Sunday brunch is more than that: It’s tradition. The famous Hunt Breakfast at “The Gris” began when the British commandeered the inn during the War of 1812. Today, it is still a royal feast, featuring a varied menu that might include baked cornbread and scones, stations for omelets and Belgian waffles, salads, pasta, herb-roasted chicken, baked cod – and a pecan and caramel French toast souffle and chocolate brownie pudding. It’s beautiful to look at, set amid the warm splendor of the historic inn, and even more of a treat to sit down, pick up a fork – and enjoy.
Outdoor Dining Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Old Saybrook Connecticut
Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

Two Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT, 06475 Phone: 860-395-2000 Toll-Free: 800-243-0212

Award-winning brunch in a scenic waterside setting a classic combination

Want to get a taste of what Yankee Magazine has called the Best Sunday Brunch? Call the Fresh Salt restaurant at the Saybrook Point Resort & Marina, and prepare to be amazed. Fresh pastries, local seafood, bountiful salads and decadent desserts are just part of what awaits you. There are also stations upon stations: carving, pasta – and waffles! (It’s a judgment-free zone for those who want both breakfast and lunch.) Fresh and seasonal ingredients are key to the many offerings, since Fresh Salt is committed to local farmers and food artisans. And the restaurant’s setting is as delightful as its menus, with breathtaking views of Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River. It’s an absolutely lovely place to spend your Sunday.