The Best of Greenwich 2023

The Best of Greenwich 2023

Looking for everything that makes Greenwich great? You voted, and these local favorites–from restaurants and bars, to bookstores and boutiques–came out on top.

FOOD + DRINK

Restaurants

New Restaurant
HAPPY MONKEY
happymonkeygreenwich.com

above: Celeb chef Jean Georges made us all happy when he opened his doors on Greenwich Avenue. – Photograph by Kyle Norton

Best Service + Business Lunch + Outdoor Dining + Private Dining
L’ESCALE
lescalerestaurant.com

Creative Menu
THE COTTAGE
thecottage.kitchen

Hotel Restaurant + Restaurant Bar
TONY’S AT THE J HOUSE
tonysatthejhouse.com

Seafood
ELM STREET OYSTER HOUSE
elmstreetoysterhouse.com

Steaks
BLACKSTONES STEAKHOUSE
blackstonessteakhouse.com

Sushi + Asian Fusion
HINOKI
hinokigreenwich.com

above: Co-owners K Dong and Chef Steven Chen are the culinary masterminds behind two of the Avenue’s best hotspots—Hinoki and Miku. – Photograph: contributed


Regional Specialties

American + Pick-Up/Delivery + Family Friendly + Hamburgers + Burritos + Salads + Lunch Spot
LITTLE PUB
littlepub.com

Chinese + Noodle Bar
STEAM
steam-greenwich.com

French + Special Occasion
LE PENGUIN
lepenguinbistro.com

Greek
GREENWICH FLAVOR BY MYRNA’S
greenwichflavorbymyrnas.com

Indian
MUMBAI TIMES
mumbaitimesct.com

Italian + Brunch
ROSINA’S
rosinasrestaurant.com

Japanese
MIKU
mikugreenwich.com

Mediterranean
MEDITERRANEO
zhospitalitygroup.com

Tapas
LUGANO WINE BAR & SALUMERIA
lugano.com

Mexican
LA TAQUERIA
taqueriact.com

Thai
LITTLE THAI KITCHEN
littlethaikitchen.com


Casual Food

Bagels
UPPER CRUST BAGEL CO.
uppercrustbagel.com

Bowls
CHOPT
choptsalad.com

Café/Bistro + Breakfast
MÉLI MÉLO
melimelogreenwich.com

Frozen Yogurt
GOFER ICE CREAM
gofericecream.com

Hot Dogs
JOEY B’S
joeybsct.com

Ice Cream
VAN LEEUWEN
vanleeuwenicecream.com

above: I scream, you scream, we all scream for Van Leeuwen’s decadent
and delicious ice cream. – Photograph by Lacy Kiernan Carroll

Pizza
GRIGG STREET
griggstreetpizza.com


Drop-In Spots

Coffee Shop
COFFEE FOR GOOD
coffeeforgood.org

above: Coffee for Good serves up a lot more than delicious coffee and treats. It offers people with differing abilities a place to learn work skills and gain independence. – Photograph by Venera Alexandrova

Deli
RINALDI’S DELI AND GRILL
rinaldisdeliandgrill.net

Diner
GLORY DAYS DINER
glorydaysdiner.com

Health Food
MAIKANA FOODS
maikanafoods.com

Juice Bar + Vegetarian
GREEN & TONIC
greenandtonic.com


Markets + More

Bakery + Desserts + Chocolate + Cakes + Cupcakes
RAPHAËL’S BAKERY
raphsbakery.com

Butcher Shop
GREENWICH PRIME MEATS
greenwichprimemeats.com

Caterer
GARELICK & HERBS
garelickandherbs.com

CBD Store
YOUR CBD STORE
yourcbdstoregreenwich.com

Gourmet Grocery
BALDUCCI’S
balduccis.com

Grocery Pick-Up/Organic Food Market
WHOLE FOODS
wholefoodsmarket.com

Liquor Store + Wine Shop
CAP, CORK & CELLAR
capcorkcellar.com

above: Rob Petz, CEO and co-founder of Cap, Cork & Cellar, has been whetting our whistles for four years with his A-plus, personalized service. – Photograph by Venera Alexandrova

Seafood Market
FJORD FISH MARKET
fjordfishmarket.com


Bar Boasts

Margaritas
HAPPY MONKEY
happymonkeygreenwich.com

Mobile Bar
THE VINTAGE HORSE
thevintagehorses.com

Outdoor Bar
L’ESCALE
lescalerestaurant.com

Restaurant Bar + Martinis
TONY’S AT THE J HOUSE
tonysatthejhouse.com

Sports Bar + Pub + Beer Selection
LITTLE PUB
littlepub.com

Wine Bar
ROSINA’S
barrosinas.com

Wine List
VALBELLA
valbellagreenwich.com


SHOPPING + STYLE


Fashion

Bridal Gowns + Bridesmaids Dresses + Tailor
MARIETTA C. DESIGNS
mariettac.com

Consignment Shop
CONSIGNED DESIGNS
consigneddesigns.com

Eyewear
WARBY PARKER
warbyparker.com

Lingerie
PETTICOAT LANE
petticoatlane.com

Men’s Fashion
TODD SNYDER
toddsnyder.com

Men’s Fashion + Women’s Fashion + Men’s Shoes + Jeans + Luxe Leisurewear + Department Store
RICHARDS/MITCHELLS
shop.mitchellstores.com

Swimwear
EVERYTHING BUT WATER
everythingbutwater.com

Women’s Shoes + Accessories
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
saksfifthavenue.com

Designer Boutique
THE FRED SHOP
thefredshop.com


Jewelry

Designer Jewelry + Fine Jewelry + Wedding and Engagement Rings
BETTERIDGE
betteridge.com

Estate Jewelry
STEVEN FOX JEWELRY
stevenfoxjewelry.com

Everyday Jewelry
ASHA BY ADM
ashabyadm.com

above: Every woman knows that no outfit is complete without the perfect bauble, and ASHA has got you covered. – Photograph courtesy of Asha

Local Jewelry Boutique + Local Designers
JL ROCKS
jlrocks.com

Special Occasion
SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW
shrevecrumpandlow.com

Watches
MANFREDI JEWELS
manfredijewels.com


Home

Appliances
PARTRIDGE & ROCKWELL
partridgeappliances.com

Art Gallery/Fine Art
C PARKER GALLERY
cparkergallery.com

Florist
MCARDLE’S FLORIST & GARDEN CENTER
mcardles.com

Furniture + Décor
HABITATGREENWICH
habitatgreenwich.com

Antiques
PATRICK MELE
patrickmele.com

Garden Center
SAM BRIDGE NURSERY & GREENHOUSES
sambridge.com

Hardware Store
FEINSOD HARWARE
acehardware.com

Home Tech Design & Services
FAIRFIELD INTEGRATED SYSTEMS
fairfieldis.io

Kitchen & Bath
KOHLER
kohler.com

Lighting
VISUAL COMFORT & CO, (formerly Circa Lighting)
visualcomfort.com

Linens
LYNNENS
lynnens.com

Outdoor Furniture
PATIO.COM
patio.com

Paint
FARROW AND BALL
farrowandball.com

Rugs
RIVERSIDE FLOOR COVERING
riversidefloorcovering.com

Stone
GREENWICH TILE & MARBLE
greenwichtileandmarble.com


SERVICES + TO-DO’S


Pampering

Blow Out/Updo
DAVIS FELIZ SALON
davisfelizsalon.com

Color + Women’s Salon + Men’s Salon
THE COLOR CAFE
colorcafestudio.com

Cosmetic Spa
GREENWICH COSMETIC SURGERY
greenwichcosmeticsurgery.com

Day Spa + Massage
J HOUSE SPA
jhousespa.com

Eyelash and Eyebrow Services
BELEN’S BEAUTY BOUTIQUE
belensbeautyboutique.com

Facial
SKIN SOLUTIONS COLLECTIVE
skinsolutions.co

Makeup Application
MAISON D’ALEXANDRE
maisondalexandre.com

above: Whether your vibe is all-out glam or understated elegance, makeup artist Vera Nicolla at Maison D’Alexandre will make you look and feel your best. – Photograph by Venera Alexandrova

Makeup Shop
BLUEMERCURY
bluemercury.com

Manicure + Pedicure
POSH SPA & NAILS
poshct.com

Spray Tan
GLOW RIVERSIDE
glow-tone.com

Waxing
THE WAXING SPOT
thewaxingspot.com


Fitness + Gear

Barre
GREENWICH BARRE STUDIO
greenwichbarrestudio.com

Bicycle Shop
BAX CYCLES (formerly Dave’s Cycle)
baxcycles.com

Dance
ALLEGRA DANCE
allegradancegreenwich.com

Golf Equipment
GRIFFITH E. HARRIS GOLF COURSE
thegriffgolf.org

Indoor Cycling Classes
SOULCYCLE
soul-cycle.com

Pilates
THE REFORM SCHOOL
greenwichreformschool.com

Private Training + Fitness Studio
GREENWICH JIU JITSU
greenwichjiujitsu.com

Running Shoes/Fitness Wear
LULULEMON
lululemon.com

Yoga + Virtual Fitness
THE YOGA BY DANIT METHOD
yogabydanit.com

Gym + Youth Fitness/Sports Training
MASON STREET STRENGTH AND FITNESS
masonststrength.com


Family Life

Bookstore
DIANE’S BOOKS
dianesbooks.com

Children’s Clothes
THE PICCOLINA SHOP
thepiccolinashop.com

College Prep Courses
CARNEGIE PREP
carnegieprep.com

Gift Shop + Children/Baby Décor
SPLURGE
splurgegifts.com

Kids’ Haircuts
CHILDREN’S CLASSY CUTS
childrensclassycuts.com

Teen Fashion
BRANDY MELVILLE
brandymelvilleusa.com

Toy Store
SMART KIDS’ TOYS
sktoys.com

Art Classes
GREENWICH ART SOCIETY
greenwichartsociety.org

Music Lessons
RIVERSIDE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
riversideschoolofmusic.org


Errands + More

Auto Shop
ZALENZ BROTHERS AUTO BODY
zalnezautobodyrepair.com

Car Wash
SPLASH CAR WASH
splashcarwashes.com

Dog Groomer/Pet Spa
ALL FUR PAWS
allfurpawsct.com

Dry Cleaners
BRIGHTON CLEANERS
203-531-5679

Event Venue
TONY’S AT THE J HOUSE
tonysatthejhouse.com

Invitations/Stationery
J. PAPERS
jpapers.co

Livery Service
RUDY’S EXECUTIVE TRANSPORTATION
rudylimo.com

Local Hotel + Wedding Venue
DELAMAR AT GREENWICH HARBOR
delamar.com

Pet Supplies/Clothing
CHOICE PET
choicepet.com

Veterinarian
GREENWICH ANIMAL HOSPITAL
greenwichanimalhospital.com

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