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Sep 5, 2012 12:09 PM

Dinner before Goodspeed Opera House

Going to a 8:00 pm, Saturday night show at Goodspeed in East Haddam in a few weeks. Will be staying in Rocky HIll area. Not familiar with anything in that area as we usually stay closer to Mystic. Any suggestions for dinner somewhere between Rocky Hill and East Haddam? Need seafood and vegetarian options. Love Thai food, American/Seafood/Steak restaurants or even a nice Inn dining room. Don't mind an early dinner if it's not near the theater.

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    1. re: brookerme

      In addition to the suggestions by bookerme...

      River Tavern in Chester
      Gabrielle's in Centerbrook
      Luce in Middletown

    2. Thanks for the suggestions! Several great choices. We'll have to go over the menus and make a decision. Personally, the Thai restaurant looks great!

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      1. re: Jpan99

        Typhoon is great (but certainly not upscale if that bothers you at all.)

        I think it's BYOB- maybe someone else could chime in? I remember going a couple of doors down for a bottle of wine last time I was there.

        1. re: dennisl

          Thanks, but fancy ain't important! Yummy Thai food is!

      2. Awesome new vegetarian only spot opened in Chester
        Thats right down Rt 9 and you can pop up the road to get to Good Speed after

        SIX MAIN - try it - you wont be disappointed!

        friends have tried it and LOVED IT and they are not veg heads

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        1. re: few

          Wow, that looks good. We may have to do an early Thai lunch then a Veg dinner! Thanks for the rec.