A La Carte
7:57 PM EST, December 20, 2012
Enjoy the traditional Italian "feast of the seven fishes" meal on Dec. 24 at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, 26 Commons Drive, Litchfield, where the menu features seven seafood courses for $70. Plates include Blue Point oysters, sauteed mussels in saffron cream, lobster ravioli, crab cakes and baked artichoke/pesto crusted salmon. Litchfield Saltwater Grille also serves an a la carte dinner menu from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 860-567-4900; litchfieldsaltwatergrille.org.
Cavey's, 45 East Center Street, Manchester, serves a special "seven fishes" prix-fixe on Dec. 24 in addition to its traditional Christmas Eve menu. Reservations are accepted from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 860-643-2751, caveysrestaurant.com.
All Max Restaurant Group restaurants are open for lunch on Dec. 24. Max Fish in Glastonbury, Max Downtown in Hartford and Max's Tavern in Springfield are open for dinner. Reservations are encouraged. maxrestaurantgroup.com.
Madison Beach Hotel presents a prix-fixe menu on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Courses include lobster bisque, a choice of North Atlantic halibut or herb-roasted beef loin for entree, and eggnog cheesecake. Cost is $50 plus tax and gratuity, with another $25 for wine pairings. The hotel is at 94 West Wharf Street in Madison. 203-245-1404, madisonbeachhotel.com.