Looking for the best restaurants in Greenwich? Each year, we survey our local community to find out what the consensus is on the best of the best. We get thousands of responses, so we’re confident that our list is the most relevant, up-to-date one you’ll find.
To help you find the best restaurant in Greenwich for your next date night, business lunch, or family gathering, we’ve given each restaurant a superlative. You’ll find the best Japanese restaurant, top new restaurants, best service, and more.
The people of Greenwich have spoken, and these are their favorite dining destinations.
The Best Restaurants in Greenwich
Best New Restaurant
A lively spot known for creative cocktails and fusion cuisine, offering a fun atmosphere that might make you feel like you’ve entered a tropical paradise.
Best Service + Business Lunch + Outdoor Dining + Private Dining
The food at L’escale is top notch, but so is the view. The restaurant, tucked inside the Delamar hotel, is right on the water. The restaurant brings a touch of France to Greenwich, offering Provencal dishes with fresh ingredients.
Most creative menu
Known for its American cuisine with a twist, The Cottage offers seasonal menus with locally sourced ingredients, emphasizing both taste and presentation.
Hotel Restaurant + Restaurant Bar
Situated in the J House Hotel, this restaurant provides a modern, upscale setting and features Italian-inspired dishes, crafted cocktails, and outdoor dining options.
A destination for seafood lovers, this oyster house offers a wide selection of fresh seafood in a cozy, unpretentious atmosphere.
A classic steakhouse with a luxurious touch, serving prime aged steaks and fine wines, making it a preferred spot for special occasions.
If you’re seeking Japanese cuisine, Hinoki offers tapas-style Izakaya, and a range of sushi dishes in a sleek, modern environment.
8. LITTLE PUB
American + Pick-Up/Delivery + Family Friendly + Hamburgers + Burritos + Salads + Lunch Spot
Known for its convivial atmosphere, this pub provides American comfort food, beer, and a welcoming vibe that’s perfect for casual gatherings.
Chinese + Noodle Bar
The restaurant’s name hints at one of its specialties, steamed dumplings, pork buns, and shumai, but you’ll also find plenty of other Chinese -inspired options at Steam, including Lo Mein, Sesame Chicken, and Fried Rice.
10. LE PENGUIN
French + Special Occasion
A classic French bistro in Greenwich, Le Penguin offers an authentic French dining experience with its array of traditional dishes.
From Hummus, to dolmas, to kebob platters, Myrna’s offers the full range of Mediterranean favorites, available for both dine-in and takeout.
12. MUMBAI TIMES
For those craving Indian cuisine, Mumbai Times offers a variety of traditional Southern and Northern Indian specialties.
Italian + Brunch
Bar Rosina’s motto is “fresh pastas, crisp, New York-style pizzas, and strong cocktails.” ‘Nough said.
Miku emphasizes traditional-style Japanese cuisine and sushi, but its menu still features plenty of unique entries, like range Cauliflower, Madai Asian Pear with Japanese Snapper, and Chashu Pork Ramen.
Offering dishes inspired by Mediterranean cuisine, this restaurant features fresh seafood, pasta, and a well-curated wine list.
Perfect for wine enthusiasts, Lugano offers Italian tapas, a wide variety of wines served over a marble-topped bar. The environment is upscale yet relaxed.
17. LA TAQUERIA
A go-to spot for Mexican cuisine lovers in both Greenwich and Darien, La Taqueria serves a range of tacos, small plates and Mexican-inspired entrees in a casual but stylish setting. The tequila bar and cocktails are also local favorites.
A small and simple Thai restaurant with sought-after lunch specials and a long menu of Thai classics. It’s a popular spot for dine in and takeout.