National Lobster Day is this week. Lobster is a seafood favorite typically boiled and enjoyed with melted butter. You can also enjoy it as lobster rolls, bisque, soup and in salads.
Looking for the best restaurants in and around Meriden and Wallingford to celebrate on Sept. 25? Our guide below featuring the winners and finalists from our 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards can help steer you in the right direction.Serafino’s Restaurant & Bar
Serafino's Restaurant & Bar offers in-season sophisticated Italian classics for lunch and dinner. They serve high-quality steaks, daily delivery fish, antibiotic-free chicken, pasta, salads, pizza and signature creative cocktails. They offer lobster-crab cakes with hand-picked lobster and crab meat; mango salsa and remoulade sauce; lobster tisotto with lobster meat, zucchini, mushrooms, tomatoes and lobster cream; lobster ravioli with asparagus and lobster-vodka cream sauce; and seafood Alfredo with lobster meat, shrimp, scallops, light parmesan cream sauce and linguini.
Enjoy your meal inside, take it to go, order contactless delivery or get gourmet on-site or drop-off catering for every occasion or style.
They are open Sunday-Thursday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Address: 72 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford
2022 Readers’ Choice Awards: Winner for Italian Restaurant and Finalist for Fine Dining Lido’s Restaurant & Pizzeria
Lido's Restaurant & Pizzeria has been serving the Meriden community for 27 years. The restaurant serves some of the finest hand-crafted Italian classics in simple, fresh and delicious foods. Chefs use the freshest, imported and locally grown daily, and seasonal market ingredients. They offer lobster ravioli with lobster meat, asparagus, and light pink sauce.
Enjoy your meal inside, take it to go, order contactless delivery or get full catering for any special event.
They are open Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-9 p.m. Lido’s is closed Mondays.
Address: 75 Pomeroy Ave., Meriden
2022 Readers’ Choice Awards: Winner for Italian Restaurant and Finalist for Family Restaurant