505 Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437

Father’s Day 12-6pm

Sunday and Monday 12-8pm
Tue|Wed|Thurs 12-9pm
Friday and Saturday 12-10pm

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Celebrate Your Next Event in Style at Guilford Mooring!

Our spectacular space is located in the Guilford marina overlooking Long Island Sound. A perfect setting for small weddings, rehearsal dinners, or holiday parties. Our event menus include plated dinner, stationary, cocktail style, and buffet options. Our on-site event booking coordinator works closely together with our Executive Chef Anthony Pellegrini to make your event an unforgettable one.
Call for more information and ask to speak with Jessica Pellegrini. We will be more than happy to assist you!

Holiday Parties in Guilford CT

Why Choose Guilford Mooring for Your Next Event?

1. Culinary Excellence: Our executive chef Anthony Pellegrini is passionate about crafting exquisite cuisine that captures the essence of the season. From succulent seafood platters to mouthwatering steaks, our menu is designed to please the most discerning palates. We also offer customizable menus to cater to your unique preferences.

2. Signature Drinks: Raise a toast to the season with our signature cocktails, handpicked wines, and a variety of beverage options. Our bartenders can create a tailored drink menu to perfectly complement your event and delight your guests.

3. Waterfront Ambiance: Guilford Mooring’s waterfront location provides a stunning backdrop for your event. Whether you choose to host your event indoors or on our spacious outdoor patio, the serene beauty of the water adds a touch of elegance and tranquility to your celebration.

4. Expert Event Planning: Jess Pellegrini and our dedicated events team is here to assist you every step of the way. We’ll work closely with you to plan and execute your holiday party, ensuring that every detail is meticulously handled. From decor to entertainment, we’ve got you covered.

5. Flexible Space: Our restaurant offers flexible event spaces that can accommodate both intimate gatherings and larger parties. Whether you’re hosting a family reunion, a corporate event, or a festive dinner with friends, we have the perfect space for you.

6. Convenient Location: Located in the heart of Guilford, we’re easily accessible for you and your guests. Ample parking is available, making it convenient for everyone to attend your event.

Reserve Your Event at Guilford Mooring

We’re here to turn your vision into reality. Contact  Jess to discuss your ideas, check availability, and start planning your event today. Guilford Mooring looks forward to helping you create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Event Menus

H’ors D’Ouevres

Ahi Tuna Bites

Avocado, Wasabi Aioli, Cucumber Cup

Heirloom Tomato Skewers

Balsamic Reduction, EVOO, Mozzarella

Grilled Shrimp Pincho

Cajun Aioli, Togarashi Spice

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Day Boat Scallops, Cured Bacon, Local Honey

Beef or Chicken Satay

Spicy Korean BBQ Chicken

Ginger and Soy Glazed Beef

Philly Eggrolls

Shaved Steak, Cheese Blend, Cajun Aioli

Mushroom Arancini

Panko Fried Risotto, Mushrooms, Sicilian Sauce

Sausage and Pepper Wonton

Pork Sausage, Provolone, Roasted Onions and Peppers

Mini Crab Cakes

Blue Crab, Peppers, Onions, Red Pepper Remoulade and Lemon Aioli

Jalapeno Popper Wonton

Crispy Bacon, Cream Cheese, Cheddar Cheese

Shaved Prime Rib Crostini

Horseradish Cream

Ceviche Cups

Baby Shrimp, Bay Scallops, and Maine Lobster in a Citrus Vinaigrette

Roasted Corn and Lobster Fritters

Red Pepper Remoulade

Mooring Cocktail Party Platters

(Serves 20ppl)

Charcuterie Board

Chef’s Selection of Assorted Meats (2) and Cheeses (3), Crackers

Vegetable Crudité

Assorted Seasonal Vegetables, Peppercorn Ranch


Fresh Roma Tomatoes, Basil, Garlic, Onion, and Lemon

Topped Fresh Mozzarella Cheese

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

East Coast Oysters

Little Neck Clams


Korean BBQ – Truffalo – Sweet Thai Chili


Pork Ribs, BBQ or Korean BBQ

Slider Bar

Fried Chicken or Cheeseburger Sliders. Served with a variety of toppings.

French Fry Bar

House Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Curly Fries, Parmesan Truffle, Aioli

Fried Artichokes

Truffle Oil-Parmesan Cheese

Chicken Pot Stickers

Teriyaki Chicken

Edamame Pot Stickers


Crab and Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms

Maine Lobster and Maryland Crab-Ritz Cracker Stuffing 

The Guilford Green

-Plated Dinner-

First Course

Mooring Clam Chowder

Oyster Crackers

Classic Caesar

Chopped Romaine, Garlic Butter Croutons, Grated Asiago

Arugula and Avocado

Pine Nuts, Fennel, Brussels sprouts, Lemon Champagne Vinaigrette

Second Course

12oz New York Strip

Grilled Asparagus-Red Bliss Mashed Potatoes

Mooring Chicken

Arugula-Roasted Tomatoes–Orzo-Fresh Mozzarella-Olive Oil-Citrus Beurre Blanc

Fish & Chips

Kettle Cooked Potato Chip Encrusted Cod-French Fries-Cole Slaw-Tatar Sauce

Lobster Mac N Cheese

Creamy Cheese Sauce-Mezze Rigatoni-Baked to Perfection

Dessert, Coffee, & Tea Included

The Guilford Docks

-Plated Dinner-

First Course

Blue Crab and Roasted Corn Soup

Crab Cake

Lemon Aioli, Red Pepper Remoulade

Shrimp Cocktail

3 Jumbo Shrimp, Cocktail Sauce, Lemon Wedge

Classic Caesar

Chopped Romaine, Garlic Butter Croutons, Grated Asiago

Second Course

14oz. English Cut Prime Rib

Red Bliss Mashed – Asparagus

Diver Scallops

3 Diver Scallops, White Truffle Risotto, Maine Lobster, Citrus Beurre Blanc

Mooring Chicken

Artichokes-Tomatoes-Lemon Wine Butter Sauce-Yukon Gold Mashes Potatoes

Grilled Salmon

Over Orzo-Sautéed Spinach-Roasted Plum Tomatoes-Thyme Infused Tomato Broth

Lobster Ravioli with Grilled Shrimp

Tossed in Alfredo Sauce

Dessert, Coffee, & Tea included

The Mooring Buffet


(Select One)

Classic Caesar

Chopped Romaine, Croutons, Grated Asiago

Garden Salad

Mixed Greens, Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Carrots, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Arugula & Avocado

Pine Nuts, Fennel, Brussel Sprouts, Lemon Champagne Vinaigrette


(Select One)

Grilled Asparagus

Corn on the Cobb

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Quinoa Salad (Hot or Cold)


(Select One)

Red Bliss Mashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato Puree

Roasted Tri-Color Fingerlings


(Select Two)

Salmon Quinoa

Pancetta-Carrots-Bok Choy-Peas-Roasted Corn-Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

Mooring Chicken

Artichokes-Tomatoes-Lemon Wine Butter Sauce

Rigatoni Bolognese

Veal, Pork, House Pomodoro Sauce, Ricotta

Mooring Fish & Chips

Cape Cod Potato Chip Crust, Fries, Tartar

Baked Cod

Crab Cake Stuffing-Lemon Butter Sauce

25 person minimum

Chef Anthony has many delicious vegetarian and vegan options available upon request.

Additional options can be added to this package.

The Fine Print

Private events may require a food & beverage minimum during peak season. Peak Season is Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Pricing does not include CT state 7.35% tax and a 20% service charge, room rental, and 5% booking fee. Room Rental rates are based on each space, on or off season.

A $250.00 deposit is required to secure a date. The deposit is refundable up until one month from your event date.

All clients will establish a guaranteed guest count once a deposit is received. That guarantee will be locked in 7 days prior to the event. Final billing will be based on the guaranteed attendance number or actual number of attendees, whichever is greater.

Final meal counts and menu selections are due 7 days prior to the event.

Restaurant partial and complete buyouts may require a food and beverage minimum dependent on the day and season.