Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1750 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: (860) 399-7973
Fax: (860) 399-7387
The Bank Street Cafe in New London is a cozy local cafe and entertainment venue that features performances from local bands and singers. Stop by for some country music and a bite to eat during the daytime.
If you are a huge fan of wings (Buffalo, Cajun, Jerk and then some), The Carousel Club in New London must be on your itinerary. This bar and restaurant offers up wings in over ten kinds of sauces, so stop on in during happy hour and get some beers and a bite to eat. Enjoy live music Thursday through Sunday.
The Kream Martini Bar and Lounge on State Street in New London serves delicious food for lunch and dinner and boasts an impressive menu of drinks. Most some to Kream for the martinis; there are over 40 different martinis for you to choose from here. Originally a coffeehouse, Kream is now one of the city's hottest venues for local DJs and drinks until closing.
Frank's Place is a friendly lounge in Downtown New London that caters to the gay and lesbian community. There are always special drag show events, guest DJs and theme nights, so check out their website for additional information. From Monday to Saturday, come in for Happy Hour from 4p-7p.
Muse is more than just a shoe store where you can get the latest sneakers, trendy flats or high tops. The owner, Frank Marchany, not only preoccupies his time as shoe saleman, but also in a DJ. Thanks to hi slove of music, there are dance nights with live bands and DJs from across the state coming to perform at this trendy shop. The shop is decorated with contemporary artworks as this store is also an art gallery where the artworks change monthly and there are special events to honor the artist of the month.
The El 'n' Gee Club has had numerous names since a nightclub first opened on this spot in the 1970s (Annie Club, Intuition, The Backstage Pass, Club Hypnotic, Club Fusion) but no matter what name the club has had, it has always been a club dedicated to local and rising musicians.
O'Neill's Brass Rail is one of the only LGBTQ bars and cafes in New London County. It also serves food every day from noon to midnight and everything on the menu is less than USD8. O'Neill's gets big crowds on weekends, especially if there's a local DJ in-house, a karaoke night or a theme party. When the weather's pleasant, enjoy hanging out on the deck and watching the boats roll by. The club primarily caters gay men, and women are more than welcome.
Indie and regional bands flock to Oasis Pub in New London and you can be sure to see them before they're big. If you want to get away from the Top 40 and cover band tunes, Oasis Pub promises to whet your musical appetite as well as your love of beer (there are over 20 on tap!).
This resto-bar has been going strong for 30 years in neighboring Branford. It continues to be packed every night of the week for the Mexican-American specialties served in enormous portions at reasonable prices. The decor includes authentic Mexican ceramics, artwork, artifacts and soothing lighting, all of which help to create a warm and intimate atmosphere. On some nights a guitarist plays softly in the background. If you do not feel like Enchiladas, "gringo" food is available on the extensive menu. Great bar, great margaritas. Su Casa is available for parties; patio open in warm weather.
Christopher's Café in Groton does it all. Come in for a meal, hang out at the pool table or put on your dancing shoes when it gets late. The restaurant men serves your traditional bar food: plenty of wings, burgers, wraps, sandwiches and big steaks. No matter when you pop into Christopher's Café, you will find something to do and eat.
Seven days a week, enjoy live music performances at the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun. The Wolf Den attracts big names in music from today and yesteryear and from all genres of music. This venue can be found at the Casino of the Earth and seats 300 guests, so be sure to get there early to find a seat.