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Casual Dining in Connecticut

Casual dining, but with a regional touch, is found in all parts of Connecticut. Did you know that the hamburger was invited at Louis' Lunch in New Haven? That's right. That seaside city also is famous for its authentic Italian pizza, which you can find at Sally's Apizza and Frank Pepe's The Spot.
Other casual restaurants everywhere welcome families and people on the go. Take a sandwich break and plan family activities for your vacation.

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Wethersfield Diner - Historic Wethersfield, CT
Historic Wethersfield

No problem pleasing your tastebuds when dining in this historic town

Restaurants in Wethersfield take the notion that variety is the spice of life seriously. Dining options in this historic town range from Italian eateries and Mexican cantinas to Chinese restaurants, organic food markets and diners. And don’t forget desert, from Italian ices and pastries to the frozen delights of a neighborhood creamery. Options include both familiar chain restaurants and unique local places. Whether you’re seeking fresh seafood, artfully presented sushi, mouth-watering pizza or the spicy curries of India, you can find it all in Wethersfield, amid charming historic homes and welcoming shops.
Oysters on the Half Shell - Stonington Borough - Stonington, CT
Stonington Borough Connecticut

Scenic locations, great menus are the hallmarks of the restaurants in this coastal village

Dine by the harbor, in a vibrant Mexican restaurant or in a pizza palace: Those options, and so many more, are part of the restaurant scene in Stonington Borough. Check out those water views and fresh seafood at Breakwater at Stonington Harbor and the margaritas at Milagro Cafe. Enjoy scratch cooking at Noah’s Restaurant and specialty pizzas at the Stonington Pizza Palace. Gather by the oyster bar at the Water Street Cafe in the heart of the borough, or go for family-friendly fare and the great outdoor bar at the Dog Watch Cafe. Seeking something more beverage-y? There’s Indulge Coffee and Sandwich Co. and Macondo Coffee as well as the tasting room at the Saltwater Farm Vineyard.
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