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Carlson's Landing

at the Historic Essex Boat Works

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Essex, CT 06426 on Google Maps

Call Carlson's Landing by phone at (860) 767-2727

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Wednesday - Saturday 

Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm // Dinner 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Brunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm // Dinner 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Best "New Restaurant" CT Magazine 2020

Best "Hidden Gem" Middlesex County CT Magazine 2022

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.

Enjoy pristine seafood, modern American fare, and craft cocktails seated at our mahogany bar, in our intimate dining room, or on the wrap-around deck in season. Sample our exceptional land and sea menu in a quintessential New England setting at the foot of Main Street in picturesque Essex, Connecticut.

a glass of beer on a table

Interior: Lawrence Hamre Design

Artwork: Melissa Barbieri

Furniture: Bruce Thurott


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