13 Pumpkin Treats & Cocktails To Enjoy This Fall in CT

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Fall is officially here… and nothing embodies the season as perfectly as the pumpkin!  Many of CT’s best restaurants, eateries, and specialty stores are celebrating the arrival of autumn with pumpkin-inspired treats.  For fun for the whole family, Chips serves up pumpkin pancakes; Ferris Acres Creamery is serving "Pumpkin Pie" ice cream (pie crust included); while the over 21 crowd can sip on homemade pumpkin vodka at Darien Social, or a Spiced Pumpkin cocktail at Napa & Co. 

  1. Darien Social, (Darien): Housemade Pumpkin Vodka
  2. SONO Baking Company, (Westport, Norwalk, Darien)  Pumpkin Cookies, Pies & muffins
  3. SBC, (Milford, Branford, Southport)  Pumpkin Crème Bruleé
  4. Ferris Acres Creamery, (Newtown) Ice cream specials include: Pumpkin, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Pumpkin Cookies and Cream - with crushed Oreos, Pumkpin Pie, Oh Snap - pumpkin w/ crushed ginger snaps
  5. Stew Leonard’s, (Norwalk, Danbury, Newington) Pumpkin Frozen Yogurt
  6. The Schoolhouse, (Wilton) Kabocha Squash Soup
  7. Fresh Market, (Westport) Pumpkin Salsa
  8. 2 Roads Brewery, (Stratford) Roadsmary's Baby Seasonal Beer
  9. Palmer’s Bakery, Darien: Pumpkin Roll-A-Pumpkin Cake, Pumpkin Bread
  10. Kelly’s Kone Konnection, Hamden: Homemade Pumpkin Ice Cream
  11. Chips, Fairfield, Trumbull: Pumpkin Pancakes
  12. Pasta Cosi, Branford: Pumpkin Martini
  13. Napa & Co, Stamford: Spiced Pumpkin cocktail & Pan Roasted Atlantic Cod and Pumpkin Risotto