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wine bar in CT River/Shoreline area

Noank Native Jan 16, 2008 08:19 AM

We were going to to go to the wine bar at the Griswold Inn on MLK Day (Monday, Feb. 21) with friends. However, I just discovered that they are only open Wed-Sun. Is there anything comparable in the area? We plan to have lunch at the River Tavern in Chester, were going to wander over to Essex afterwards. We're coming from the New London area, so anything around Chester/Essex or the shoreline would be great. Any suggestions for a place to get a nice glass of wine, sit around and talk on a Monday afternoon?

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    madisoneats RE: Noank Native Jan 16, 2008 10:03 AM

    I would try Liv's Oyster Bar in Old Saybrook.

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      few RE: Noank Native Jan 17, 2008 05:38 PM

      Lots of places are closed on Monday

      you coudl try the new bistro at the Copper Beech Inn
      great wine bar!

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        Julie S RE: few Jan 19, 2008 09:49 AM

        Fantastic suggestion, few
        Pip's has an interesting wine list and appetizers and is lovely.

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