Meraki

239 West St., Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 361-9777. hello@merakifood.com. *Soul *Creativity * Love * Eat in or take out. Using farm fresh ingredients our menu offers daily soups, sandwiches, small bites, vibrantly fresh salads, vegetables, grains and inspired entrees. On the sweet side luscious cupcakes, lemon bars, brownies, cookies and more. Breakfast and lunch served in a casual setting. Menu changes daily to use the best ingredients of the season. Catering also available.

Nodine's Smokehouse

39 North Street, Goshen, CT 06756.

Rte. 63. (860) 491-4009. Just a light touch of smoking with hickory and hardwoods to enhance the fragrance and flavor of Nodine's bacon, ham, beef, fish, poultry and sausages. Visit our gourmet and deli counter. Open Mon. - Sat. 9 - 5, Sun. 10 - 4. For mail order information only (860) 489-3213.

Ollie's Pizza of Litchfield

19 West St., Litchfield, CT

(860) 361-9400. Dine in a casual setting overlooking the Litchfield Green. Our menu focuses on comfort food made with the best quality products available and fresh ingredients. We offer delicious pizza, burgers, fresh salads and Italian inspired entrees. Special kids menu available. Good selection of regional draft and bottled beers. Take out or dine in. Delivery available. Mon. - Sun. 11 am - 10 pm.

Peaches 'n Cream Ice Cream

632 Torrington Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Rte. 202.  (860) 496-7536. "We set the standard for homemade ice cream in Litchfield County." Come in and find out why all others are compared to us. Over 50 flavors in stock. Open All Year.

Ritz Crystal Room at Remember When

111 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 489-1566. Soda Fountain and outside dining on first level, Speakeasy Lounge on second floor. Speakeasy open for dinner and dancing on Saturday evenings by reservation. Unique venue with lighting and style museum. Large selection of antique jewelry for sale. Expert Lamp restorations, repairs. Open Thurs. thru Sun. 12 - 8. 

Saltwater Grille

26 Commons Drive, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-4900. Just off Rte. 202 ½ mi. South of the green, the Saltwater Grille is Litchfield Hills' premier seafood destination. Named in Yankee Magazine's "Best of New England", the Saltwater Grille offers the freshest oysters and clams on the half-shell, steamed lobster, and a variety of other seafood brought in fresh six days each week. Join us from 4-6 weekdays for our great happy hour specials, Monday night Tarot card readings, Sunday Jazz at 5:30. With a kid friendly menu, great steaks and chicken, Saltwater has something for everyone. Dine inside or out with Litchfield's largest patio. Open seven days for dinner at 4, and lunch Fri. – Sun. at 11:30. www.facebook.com/litchfieldswg.

Saybrook Fish House

460 Albany Turnpike, Canton, CT 06019.

Jcts. Rtes. 44, 202, 179. (860) 693-0034. Fresh seafood delivered daily; extensive selection of fried, broiled, and grilled seafood. Choose your favorite: baked stuffed shrimp, crab cakes, grilled salmon, lobster, scallops, bouillabaisse, fried admiral's platter, calamari, whole belly clams, steaks, chicken, pasta and sandwiches available, as well. Take a mini vacation on our patio May-Oct. Lunch/Dinner everyday! Children's menu. Reservations accepted.

Tavern off the Green

432 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 361-6764. Located in the landmark Litchfield Inn.  Contemporary American cuisine served with finesse by our experienced staff in the ambience of an American bistro. We serve fresh healthy food & local bounty on our menu, which changes weekly.  We pride ourselves on offering quality and quantity at a fair price. Chic modern bar offers refined lounge menu and fashionable cocktail list.  Serving dinner Wed. – Mon. starting at 4 p.m.  Closed Tues.  Call for private parties or special events. 

The Venetian Restaurant

52 East Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 489-8592. venetianct@gmail.com. A gondola ride through Venice is not so distant when you dine in the old world elegance of the Venetian. Superb authentic Italian cuisine amidst two large murals. "Best Italian Restaurant, Litchfield County", 22 years CT Magazine 1987-2010, "Best in the City" Zagat 2002-2012. Specialties: Caesar Salad tableside, homemade pastas with light & flavorful sauces, grilled veal, and the best Tiramisu in CT. Bring the Venetian home with our specialty food line or take out. Banquet parties up to 45 people. Lunch 11:30 - 2:30, Dinner 5 - 9:30. Closed Tues. Free parking. Walking distance to Warner Theatre. Visit us on Facebook. http://thevenetianrestaurant.com.

The Village Restaurant and Pub

25 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On The Green. (860) 567-8307. Great Pub Lunches and Dinner Specials served in a casual setting. CT Magazine "Best Bar" "Best Neighborhood Restaurant" and "Best Prime Rib". Hand-cut steaks, and seafood our specialty. Voted "Best Burgers" Litchfield County. Private dining room available upstairs. Local CT craft beers on tap. Local vegetables, cheese, milk, bread and ice cream. Open 7 days/week. Reservations strongly suggested.