Private Events

Thank you for considering Carlson’s Landing for your special event. For your convenience we have enclosed information about our restaurant, staff and our special event menus. Carlson’s Landing is located at 63 Main St, Essex, CT 06426 next to the Essex Boat Works and Connecticut River Museum. Our space includes picturesque views of the Connecticut River, a hand crafted mahogany bar, and an elegant, chic dining room!

Owner / General Manager :

Robert Rabine

Executive Chef :

Gese Rodriguez

Managers :

Suzanne O’Sullivan
Hannah Shimanski
Jeremy Gilroy

Event Coordinator :

Hannah Shimanski

Décor : An elegant and chic designed bar and dining room with large wall-to-wall windows overlooking the Connecticut River. All rooms include leather upholstered high back chairs and movable square and round tables for maximum versatility.

Our Space : Our dining room is available for groups of 10 to 30 guests for a full service sit down dinner and up to 55 guests for receptions. Our space is also perfect for seminars and meetings that require audiovisuals or Internet access capabilities. Arrangements for the entire restaurant and bar may also be made

Seating Capacity:

Dining Room :

10-30 seated dinner, 40 reception

Bar :

10-30 reception

Dining Room & Bar :

Up to 70 reception

Credit Cards : American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover

Handicap Access : Full access to the dining room and bar, outdoor patio, restrooms and parking.


Lunch :

Wednesday- Monday

11:30 AM- 3:00 PM

Brunch :

Saturday & Sunday

To Be Determined

Dinner :

Wednesday- Monday

5:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Bar Hours :

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday

11:30 AM- 9:00 PM

Bar Hours :

Friday & Saturday

11:30 AM- 10:00 PM

Thank you for considering hosting your event with us at Carlson's Landing!

Please fill out the form below with your event specifications.

Once we have received your inquiry, our event coordinator will be in touch.

Thanks again!

Desired Menu