Lunch :
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday
12:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Brunch :
11:30 AM- 4:00 PM

4:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Dinner :
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday
4:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Bar Hours:
12:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Bar Hours :
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday
12:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Bar Hours :
11:30 AM- 4:00 PM

interior decor

An elegant and chic designed building with large wall-to-wall windows overlooking the Connecticut River. All rooms include leather upholstered high back chairs and movable square and round tables for maximum versatility.

closeup of a table
Seating Capacity

Dining Room: 10-35 seated dinner, 55 reception

Bar: 10-30 reception

Dining Room & Bar: Up to 70 reception

Top Deck: 2-10 seated dinner, 20 reception

River Room: 2-30 seated dinner, 40 reception

Top Deck & River Room: 2-45 seated dinner, 50 reception

restaurant interior
Our Space

Our dining room is available for groups of 10 to 35 guests for a full service sit down dining and up to 55 guests for receptions. Our space is also perfect for seminars and meetings that require audiovisuals or Internet access capabilities. Arrangements for the entire restaurant and bar may also be made.

Our Top Deck is available for parties of 2 to 10 guests for a full service sit down dining and up to 20 guests for receptions.

Credit Cards

American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover

Our Staff

Owner / General Manager:
Robert Rabine

Executive Chef:
JP Dillon

Sous Chef:
Eric O'Brien

Hannah Shimanski
Jeremy Gilroy
Patrick Caires
Suzanne O'Sullivan

Event Coordinator:
Hannah Shimansk

Handicap Access

Full access to the dining room and bar, outdoor patio, restrooms and parking.

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Private Events Inquiry

Thank you for considering Carlson's Landing for your special event. For your convenience we have enclosed information about our restaurant, staff and our special event menus. Carlson's Landing is located at 63 Main St, Essex, CT 06426 next to the Essex Boat Works and Connecticut River Museum. Our space includes picturesque views of the Connecticut River, a hand crafted mahogany bar, and an elegant, chic dining room!