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Our Latest Reviews

June 2 days ago

Scampi Flatbread

One of my favorite light meals, Shrimp, lemon, flatbread... how can you go wrong!

June 2 days ago


Another favorite when you're looking for a light bite.

Larongey 13 days ago

Chicken Chest Club

Loved the food, the atmosphere and the people, it was a wonderful evening out. Simple meal but well prepared and so tasty.

Marisol about 1 month ago

Sea Scallops Risotto

Delicious! This dish was so yummy, juicy, fresh scallops and the risotto cooked to perfection - I can't wait to have it again =). The shrimp scampi flatbread also a hit!!!

Henry about 2 months ago

Ahi Tuna Tartare

One of my "go-to" dinners. Always great

Adlawrence 2 months ago

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Ahoy! You'll find lot's of hidden treasures on Riley's By The Sea in Stratford, CT's menu. Don't hesitate to try their LOBSTER MAC & CHEESE. Compliments to their Chefs and Staff.

Gertegirl 2 months ago

Steve O's Seafood Treasure

First off great location for a 70 evening! It was a toss up between this and the scallops risotto. I am happy with my choice. They put just the right amount of seafood which tasted yummy and the pink sauce is not overwhelming. I totally recommend this dish.

Jacki 3 months ago

Scampi Flatbread

Tasty, filing, cooked to perfection!! Also you have to try the garlic parmesan wings...awesome and meatballs with salad..soooo good!!!

Melissa 3 months ago

Fried Scallops Platter

Delicious, sweet scallops prepared perfectly with hot crisp fries -- summer at the beach on a plate! Pair with a Dark and Stormy, enjoy the breezes and views from the patio, and you have the best day ever, whenever you head to Riley's. Be sure to make your reservation first!

Bmgromore 3 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

This was one of the best fish and chip dinners I have experienced. The fish was very fresh and moist and the breading was very light. No heavy fries taste! Will be back for more!

Charleneleslie69 3 months ago

Steve O's Seafood Treasure

This restaurant is The Best truly all the way around from the hostess that sat us down to the great food and drinks to the awesome gorgeous owner name Richard to came to the table to make sure everything was good 😊 I will highly recommend this restaurant to all my friends I spent $160 on 2 people and it was well worth it

Islandsisters811 4 months ago

Chef Dave's Salmon

Dinner was well prepared, presented & deeelicious!!! Took mom for her 94th Rick, the owner was especially charming with his own personal story about his lovely 91 yr. Old mom... And a good time was had by all. The live music - 2 person band was not overwhelming, conversation flowed easily, wait staff was attentive & the lovely piece of key lime pie... With 4 forks was a surprise complimentary gesture - mom approved! We will definitely come back again. Thank you for making our reservation & Mom's day special! πŸŽ‚πŸ₯³πŸŽ‰πŸ˜‰πŸ€—πŸ‘β˜˜οΈπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΌπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸ˜ŽπŸŽˆ

Marottolo 4 months ago

Sea Scallops Risotto

Absolutely fantastic!!!! Risotto was creamy and scallops cooked perfectly. Great dinner with family and friends! Can't wait to come back.

Jcollier83 4 months ago

Riley's Margherita Flatbread

Always a great choice. Terrific flavors and yummy!!

John 4 months ago

Riley's Burger

We've enjoyed the burger when we dined in person in the dining room and were very happy to bring it home. Excellent packaging kept the burger fresh and the fries crisp. We also had the Grilled Buffalo Wings. They were delicious, crispy and hot! Now you have to figure out how to prepare for take out the Shepherd's Pie you served and we loved before the pandemic!!

Meg 4 months ago

Garlic Parmesan Wings

A crunchy, delight!

Jjmbam95 4 months ago

Chicken Chest Club

We really enjoyed our first trip to Riley's! We had fish and chips, a burger and a chicken sandwich. My daughter was thrilled with the chicken sandwich. She's a picky eater and kept raving! The fish and chips were delish! Best potion of fish I've seen in a long time. Actually more fish than chips!! Bravo!! Burger eater was happy too. Service, music, Health precautious all top notch! Not to mention the view! We will be back! Thank you!

Ccartisticdesigns 4 months ago

Seafood Cobb Salad

This salad was incredibly delicious it was a very generous portion! I highly recommend if you are a seafood lover!!

Staclar1040 4 months ago

Lobster Roll

One word...DELICIOUS!!!!!

Chris 4 months ago

Guinness Onion Rings Tower

Great app and Shannon our bartender was the best

June 2 days ago

Riley's Grilled Buffalo Chicken Wings

Perfect for sharing with a friend, or not. A definite go-to for a quick bite.

June 2 days ago

Chef Dave's Salmon

I'm not a huge fan of salmon, but after overhearing so many friends comment on the salmon being the 'best they've ever had' - I had to try it for myself, and was certainly not disappointed - it truly was outstanding! Whether or not you're a fan of salmon, do yourself a favor and try it, you will thank me for it!

Margrichter 29 days ago

Garlic Parmesan Wings

You won't find a more enjoyable atmosphere, delicious food and beautiful sunsets on the water anywhere in Connecticut. The wings are out of this world. The wait staff is fun, friendly and attentive. I highly recommend Riley's By The Sea.

Mpia56 about 1 month ago

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

The Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad is excellent! Never disappointed! Great service and friendly staff!

Alisonmatalanis about 2 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

I'm not a huge seafood fan, but this fish and chips was delicious. The fish was fresh, the tartar sauce was great, and the fries were crispy and well seasoned. Highly recommend!

Elinor 2 months ago

Lobster Roll

Just Excellent -- one of the best I ever had. Fries were delish too

Pateracki1 2 months ago

Fried Scallops Platter

It was delicious! Our waitress was great too. We totally enjoyed our lunch on the deck !

Julia 3 months ago

Ahi Tuna Tartare

Amazing fresh tuna perfectly seasoned. Our server Donna was so friendly and took great care of us. It was a perfect afternoon.

Karen 3 months ago

Sea Scallops Risotto

My Sicilian husband says this is the best risotto he has every had. He even orders this to go when we can't get out and it is just as good. The entire dish is cooked to perfection.

Cynthia 3 months ago

Crab Cake Sandwich

This is the best crab cake that I have eaten in the state of Connecticut! No filler in this giant cake and the seasoning is subtle but delicious. My new go-to dinner.

Rich 4 months ago

Lobster Roll

This was the BEST buttered lobster roll I ever had. Toasted New England-style hot dog rolled stuffed with large lobster pieces & extra butter on the side; enough french fries as not to stuff yourself. A couple of Fisher's Island Lemonades and acoustic trio on the patio make for a great experience.

Etphoto 4 months ago

Steamed Native Clams

Done to perfection! Great side of garlic bread... the BEST starter to have on a glorious summer evening by the shore.

Helenkeller1 4 months ago

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

Have been going to Riley's since the first month after they opened, as my friend knew the chef. Have basically tried almost everything on the menu so to pick out one item was very difficult. The shrimp scampi flatbread, the fish and chips, the burger, the tuna tartare etc. are excellent. I haven't had a bad Meal there yet. Owners are nice, wait staff is excellent, view is amazing. Since my first trip I have introduced at least ten of my friends and family to Riley's. This is the place to go and to bring your friends!

Kinlaw22 4 months ago

Lobster Roll

Awesome sweet and juicy with plenty of lobster meat

Kristybells 4 months ago

Steve O's Seafood Treasure

First time at Riley's and I will definitely items be back. Our entire party of 8 all enjoyed their meals. Steve O's Seafood Treasure is for sure a treasure. Service was great and view is exceptional!

Melissa 4 months ago

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

Tuna was cooked perfectly! The mango and avocado slices made it the perfect summer dish. An even bigger shout of to our waitress Jody and the entertainer Jamie! A great evening all around!

Jennifer 4 months ago

Ahi Tuna Tartare

Everything was delicious and fresh! Lovely patio decorated with lights and palm trees. Beautiful view. Great service!!

Rvffd171 4 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

Very good, huge portion, fish very fresh and thick. Very light batter, taste great. Awesome fries

Mona 4 months ago

Fried Scallops Platter

The Scallops where amazing and sweet cooked to perfection along with the onion rings. Service is always good and our waitress Jodi and our food server Riley where out standing. Will be back with some more friends who loves the place the first time they come, just love the atmosphere and the guys who own Riley's. PIA

Robert 4 months ago

Scampi Flatbread

Jumbo pretzel lobester bisque scampi flatbread. Great atmosphere the staff is b very courteous I'm Telling My friends to Visit


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