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Who we are

An homage to modern regional American fare, craft beers, and eclectic whiskeys,
The IRONS tips its hat to Mystic Seaport’s sensibility for casual excellence in dining and social vigor.

The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change;
the realist adjusts the sails.

––William Arthur Ward

Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail at the bar

Craft beers

With over two dozen revolving craft beers on tap, a generous selection of premium wines and spirits, and an emphasis on the evolving fascination with whiskey, bourbon, and scotch, there will be no shortage of options in the iron and plank shelves of The IRONS bar.

Exquisite dishes made from the freshest seafood

Feeding the heart

As every heart must be fed, The IRONS delivers with abundance and quality. Anchored by locally-sourced seafood, creative classics, and dishes to share, the rotating menu reflects the best seasonal and local ingredients available.

Breakfast MenuLunch & Dinner MenuBrunch Menu | Sundays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.Happy Hour MenuDate Night Menu | ThursdaysChristmas Menu Specials - Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Open New Year's Eve for Dinner. View Menu

Meet the Chef

Shawn Michael O’Regan, Chef de Cuisine
The IRONS Restaurant & Bar, Hilton Mystic

A zeal for culinary innovation, locavore, and sustainable food sourcing are the driving forces behind Chef Shawn O’Regan of The IRONS Restaurant & Bar at Hilton Mystic.

With more than twenty years in the restaurant business, Chef Shawn’s food experience encompasses renowned hotel brands, a member-owned private country club, and a gastro pub where he honed his skills in pickling and the curing and smoking of meats. Seasonal menus at The IRONS regularly feature these specialty dishes.

Chef Shawn recently won first place in the People’s Choice category during Olde Mistick Village’s 14th Annual Cabin Fever Festival and Charity Cook-Off.

Originally from Westborough, Massachusetts, Chef Shawn now resides in Norwich, Connecticut.

Upcoming Events

The IRONS plays host to local, live music Thursday through Saturday evenings, as well as specialty dining events. An ongoing schedule of live entertainment and culinary experiences will enhance the spirit of The IRONS year-round. Scroll through our events below.


Football Specials Every Sunday! 17 Weeks of Fun! September 9 - December 30 Learn More!
Monday Night Trivia Last Monday of 2018 | December 17th | New Time: 7 p.m.
Wine Down with 1/2 Price Bottles Wednesdays View Menu
NYE BASH 2019 featuring Wicked Peach Monday, December 31 | 9 p.m. BUY TICKETS
Monday - Friday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. View Specials
$5 Burgers All Night Every Tuesday
Date Night Thursdays Weekly View Menu
Sunday Brunch 11a - 3p Weekly View Menu
Two Roads Brewing Co. December 13 | 5 p.m.
Andy and Friends Thursday, December 13 | 5 p.m.
Ethan Cash Friday, December 14 | 8 p.m.
James Harris Saturday, December 15 | 8 p.m.
Marcy Kelly Trio Thursday, December 20 | 5 p.m.
Coal Tattoo Friday, December 21 | 8 p.m.
The Troublemakers Saturday, December 22 | 8 p.m.
Open on Christmas Eve December 24
Open all day Christmas Day December 25
Andy and Friends Thursday, December 27 | 5 p.m.
The Choos Friday, December 28 | 8 p.m.
James Harris Saturday, December 29 | 8 p.m.
NYE BASH 2019 featuring Wicked Peach Monday, December 31 | 9 p.m. BUY TICKETS
Green Tea Light Thursday, January 3 | 5 p.m.
Dave DeAngelis Friday, January 4 | 8 p.m.
The Choos Saturday, January 5 | 8 p.m.
Andy and Friends Thursday, January 10 | 5 p.m.
Phil Adams Friday, January 11 | 8 p.m.
Happy and the Moonshine Saturday, January 12 | 8 p.m.
Green Tea Light Thursday, January 17 | 5 p.m.
Cool Beans Friday, January 18 | 8 p.m.
Junkyard Heartstrings Saturday, January 19 | 8 p.m.
2 Cat Zoo Thursday, January 24 | 5 p.m.
Pirates for Peace Friday, January 25 | 8 p.m.
Ethan Cash Saturday, January 26 | 8 p.m.
Green Tea Light Thursday, January 31 | 8 p.m.

Find Us

20 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355

Telephone: 860 572 2504


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Winter Hours begin Tuesday, January 2.

Summer Hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Fall Hours: Labor Day – New Year’s Day

Sunday Brunch

11 am – 3 pm Sundays


Winter: 6:30am – 9:30am, Monday – Friday

Winter: 7am – 11am, Saturday & Sunday

Summer/Fall: 6:30am – 10am, Monday – Friday

Summer/Fall: 7am – 11am, Saturday & Sunday


Winter: 12pm – 5pm, Saturday

Summer: 12pm – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday

Fall: 12pm – 5pm Friday &  Saturday

Happy Hour 
4pm – 6pm, Monday – Friday

5pm – 11pm, Daily

Close at 11pm, Sunday – Thursday
Close at 1am, Friday & Saturday


We are always looking for great people to join our team at The IRONS Restaurant and Bar and the Hilton Hotel in the heart of Mystic.

View our open positions on Hospitality Online and apply directly via the website.

Hotel Openings may be found Here

Restaurant Only positions may be found Here

Ring in the New Year with Wicked Peach and The IRONS Lobby Concert

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