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61 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT 06830-5506
+1 203-717-1200
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Stamford, Connecticut
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Sunday night and were shocked how crowded the restaurant was. I had thought Sundays would be slow. That was a testament to how good this bistro is = it is in the space of the great Jean Louis restaurant mainstay. We shared mussels for appetizers along with escargots. Very nice. Entrees were swordfish, snapper , veal... More 

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Thank Robt C
Shelter Island, New York
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met up with our family for a wonderful lunch in a very pleasant setting. The waiter was very good and didn't forget about us. I had an excellent Foie Gras, another had Frisée Salad, Escagot . All good choices. My Lunch size Mussels were plump and tasty and everyone else raved about their meal.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A lovely lunch with friends. The special omlettes were cooked perfectly. The cheeseburger was generous and just what he wanted. The tuna tartare was very good. The best thing...the spicey bloody mary!

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I come here often. It's always a great meal. The food is excellent- get the side dish of peas, you won't be disappointed. We love the soups, salads, fish, steak, lamb, veal, scallops, really everything on the menu! The space is small and cozy and dimly lit. It's usually a fun, lively crowd, especially on weekend nights.... More 

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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to meet with friends for lunch or dinner. Nice place to celebrate birthday. Love the mussels, tasty broth to dip with a piece of baguette. Nice wine. Fun place. A bit pricy for portion sizes.

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Thank Celine S
Gardiner, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had a wonderful lunch. Everything here is top notch. Highly recommend this cute place. Decor is nice, service excellent, food delicious. I would think that since it is small reservations would be a must for dinner time.

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Thank Elaine J
New York City, New York
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Beautiful, romantic restaurant with fabulous food and an excellent staff. Was with my family and we tried many of the dishes and all were wonderful. Service extremely attentive from moment we walked in. I highly recommend it.

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Thank 371j
Riverside, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were there again last night 8/31. Being a Wednesday evening it was relatively quiet compared to weekends. As usual EXCELLENT! The steak frites were, as advertised, superb. Perfect with the frisse salad. My wife had scallops (sea scallops but she has a distinct preference for bay scallops, so a disappointment there). TIP: if you have a back problem, reserve... More 

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Thank gcandrews
Greenwich, Connecticut
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is easily our favorite French restaurant in the area serving consistently good and authentic food at reasonable prices. The wine list is extensive and suitable for any budget.

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New Paltz, NY
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We are Francophiles! We love French food, and a good Bistro always brings us happiness. We enjoyed an excellent lunch at Le Pinguin last weekend, and we are happy to recommend it with our reservation. The room is comfortable and attractive. The wine list is well chosen and fairly priced, and is without the "tired, usual, ordinary" wines that so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT 06830-5506
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-717-1200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?