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One of my favorite light meals, Shrimp, lemon, flatbread... how can you go wrong!
Another favorite when you're looking for a light bite.
Loved the food, the atmosphere and the people, it was a wonderful evening out. Simple meal but well prepared and so tasty.
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!!!
One of my "go-to" dinners. Always great
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.
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.
Tasty, filing, cooked to perfection!! Also you have to try the garlic parmesan wings...awesome and meatballs with salad..soooo good!!!
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!
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!
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
Dinner was well prepared, presented & deeelicious!!! Took mom for her 94th B.day. 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! 🎂🥳🎉😉🤗👍☘️🇦🇼🎉🎂😎🎈
Absolutely fantastic!!!! Risotto was creamy and scallops cooked perfectly. Great dinner with family and friends! Can't wait to come back.
Always a great choice. Terrific flavors and yummy!!
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!!
A crunchy, delight!
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!
This salad was incredibly delicious it was a very generous portion! I highly recommend if you are a seafood lover!!
Great app and Shannon our bartender was the best
Perfect for sharing with a friend, or not. A definite go-to for a quick bite.
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!
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.
The Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad is excellent! Never disappointed! Great service and friendly staff!
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!
Just Excellent -- one of the best I ever had. Fries were delish too
It was delicious! Our waitress was great too. We totally enjoyed our lunch on the deck !
Amazing fresh tuna perfectly seasoned. Our server Donna was so friendly and took great care of us. It was a perfect afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Done to perfection! Great side of garlic bread... the BEST starter to have on a glorious summer evening by the shore.
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!
Awesome sweet and juicy with plenty of lobster meat
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!
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!
Everything was delicious and fresh! Lovely patio decorated with lights and palm trees. Beautiful view. Great service!!
Very good, huge portion, fish very fresh and thick. Very light batter, taste great. Awesome fries
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
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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