A Culinary Experience

Welcome to Carlson's Landing, a culinary experience overlooking the Connecticut River at the historic Essex Boat Works. Offering an elevated yacht club experience to the dining public, this spectacular new restaurant boasts dazzling interiors by Lawrence Hamre Designs, original undersea artwork by renowned local artist Melissa Barbieri and custom furniture by cabinetmaker Bruce Thurrott.

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Truly the best charred octopus I have ever had! Thank you Chef JP for an awesome meal! Between the apps, small plates, cocktails and amazing dessert we were overwhelmed with the quality and flavor of the food. Thank you! Look forward to visiting Carlson's Landing again!


Essex, CT

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Essex, CT

63 Main St
Essex, CT 06426

(860) 767-2727

Located at the end of Main Street in downtown Essex between the historic Connecticut River Museum and iconic Essex Boat Works.


Monday - Wednesday: Closed
Thursday - Saturday: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Brunch 11:30-3:30