The best restaurant in Essex and shoreline Connecticut offering fresh local seasonal farm to table food in a fun energetic setting. The Essex Restaurant brings excitement to your dining experience.
Tucked in the corner through the double French doors, you will find our open market and panini bar with a very casual feel, and easily accessible 6 days a week. Designed around our open pastry kitchen and bakery, you can watch the house spun gelato being churned, feel the warmth, and drink in the aroma of the freshly baked bread; stop in for a quick on the go lunch or pickup some of our daily options of freshly prepared, ready to eat food such as our salads, soups and sandwiches to go. We even have home made chocolates, and an assortment of gourmet culinary groceries such as our homemade fresh and dried pastas and olive oils!