Dining & Lodging
*denotes participant in the Goodspeed Dinners program
8 Main Street, East Haddam - Located next door to The Goodspeed | 860.873.1411
This fine American bistro features a unique combination of steak, fresh seafood and pasta; a special Prix Fixe selection for theatergoers and a late night menu after 9 p.m. The remodeled restaurant features a distinctive aesthetic that combines modern décor with period pieces making for a unique, eclectic styling.
Brushmill By The Waterfall*
129 W. Main Street, Chester | 860.526.9898
Great food in a relaxing atmosphere in a charming 1900s building overlooking a waterfall.
36 Main Street, Essex | 860.767.1776
A 1776 landmark located in the historic seaport village of Essex – a 15-minute scenic drive from Goodspeed. Acclaimed dining, award-winning Tap Room, stunning Wine Bar, charming accommodations, live entertainment nightly, and a renowned maritime art collection are just a few of the things for which this Connecticut icon is noted. Serving dinner nightly, lunch six days, Hunt Breakfast on Sundays from 11am to 1pm, Tavern Fare 2:30 to 8 pm daily. Reservations recommended.
32 Main Street, East Haddam | 860.615.6112
A unique, tasty place to meet up with friends and take-in the arts. Featuring Locally Roasted Organic Coffee, made-to-order wraps, daily homemade soups and quiches and gourmet desserts - that go FAST! Great for all ages. Keep up-to-date with the many events from daytime artist gatherings to evenings of live music.
Hillside Sweet Shoppe
2 Norwich Road, East Haddam | 860.970.5382
A full-service ice cream, candy, balloon, party & toy shop! An easy walk from The Goodspeed, with outdoor seating. Stop in for the creamiest ice cream available anywhere, a huge candy selection, and the friendliest service!
9 Main Street, East Haddam | 860.873.8999
An Italian family restaurant with patio views of The Goodspeed and Connecticut River, and cozy dining rooms boasting Italian murals, fireplaces and a "Goomba" table. La Vita has truly come to reflect the passion, loyalty and love of its owner and chef, Lorenzo Cacace, his family and friends.
On The Rocks at Fox Hopyard*
1 Hopyard Road, East Haddam | 860.434.6644
Perched atop a beautiful rock ledge with pristine views of their award-winning golf course, On The Rocks offers the best American fusion with a great balance of traditional and contemporary cuisine.
Two Wrasslin' Cats
374 Town Street, East Haddam | 860.891.8446
Offering all types of coffee house beverages, smoothies, cold or panini-grilled sandwiches and wraps, fresh-made salads, fresh-baked pastries, and a variety of breakfast sandwiches. Open 6am-2pm.
The Bevin House
26 Barton Hill Rd, East Hampton | 860.310.4913
Walk to Goodspeed Musicals, Restaurants and Connecticut River. Beautiful accommodations in the heart of the historic East Haddam Village.
- TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence 5 years in a row!
- “BEST of NEW ENGLAND” by YANKEE MAGAZINE 2018
Stunning 1840 Greek Revival boutique inn located on a quiet New England road within walking distance to beaches and town. Famous for its luxurious setting, elegant accommodations, and ultimate privacy. Enjoy a full breakfast daily, Saturday night wine & cheese hour, and more! Book online, 15 minutes from Goodspeed.
Our family-owned, family-operated resort since the 1920s is dedicated to entertaining you, our guests, with a perfect blend of genuine family hospitality and a "fun, quaint and cozy" atmosphere that distinguishes us from the rest. Cave Hill is located high amid the rolling hills of the magnificent Connecticut River Valley. Here in summer’s splendor, you can enjoy Cave Hill’s acres and acres of natural beauty with its spacious lawns and many shade trees.
CHATFIELD HOLLOW INN
10 Firetower Road, Killingworth | 860.452.4147
This wilderness lodge is nestled on 24 acres in the heart of Chatfield Hollow, just minutes from Goodspeed, Mystic Seaport,Mohegan Sun, and Foxwoods Casino. Explore local art and history at one of the many quaint local New England villages. Year-round outdoor adventure: area parks, Long Island Sound and Connecticut River cruises, apple picking, or downhill skiing.
A quintessential New England experience! Built in 1746, this Colonial inn allows guests to step back in time, with all the comforts of today. With wide-planked floorboards, a 3-course candlelit breakfast and a fireplace in every room, you’ll feel transported to another era, but with flat-panel TVs, whirlpool tubs and wifi. Join us for a romantic getaway!
Located on 22.5 acres our spacious campsites and charming cottages all offer a grand view of the Connecticut countryside. It is our goal to provide a great camping experience at an affordable price. We strive to assure that our accommodations are clean, attractive, and will meet your needs, and an atmosphere where you can relax and have fun. Cozy Cottages that sleep 4 or 5.
A 1776 landmark located in the historic seaport village of Essex – a 15-minute scenic drive from Goodspeed. Acclaimed Dining, Award-Winning Tap Room, Stunning Wine Bar, Charming Accommodations, Live Entertainment Nightly, and a renowned maritime art collection are just a few of the things for which this Connecticut icon is noted. Serving dinner nightly, lunch six days, Hunt Breakfast on Sundays from 10 - 2:00, Tavern Fare 2:30 – 7:30 p.m. daily. Reservations Recommended.
2 Pennywise Lane, Old Saybrook | 860-395-1229
Traditional with a twist! A community cornerstone – a general store in 1790, the town’s first pharmacy in 1877, and later a soda fountain. Now, this historic building has been lovingly repurposed into an elegant B&B. Three guest rooms feature four-poster beds with luxurious details like Italian linens and a gas fireplace in every room.
Step back in time amid an enchanting collection of country antiques. In addition to 8 uniquely delightful guest rooms, Riverwind Inn has numerous common rooms affording space for mingling and privacy.
976 Boston Post Road, Westbrook
Walk to the beach from this magnificently restored 1876 Victorian inn! Antique appointed accommodations with fine attention to detail featuring nine rooms plus a two bedroom cottage. Ideal for special events, meetings, or just a relaxing getaway to see a show at Goodspeed! Online reservations.
Witch Meadow Lake Family Campground
139 Witch Meadow Road, Salem
Your complete lakeside vacation resort in scenic Southeastern Connecticut. Our 140 acres of mostly wooded parkland offer an incredible variety of amenities and recreational opportunities, including a 14 acre freshwater lake for swimming, boating and fishing.
Wolf's Den Family Campground
256 Town Street, East Haddam
Located on 35 scenic acres in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley. We cater to all ages and lifestyles and welcome tent & popup campers, full time travelers, seasonals, and weekenders alike.