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Wandering Moose Cafe

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421 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT 06796
+1 860-672-0178
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 12:00
Mon 10:00 - 14:00
Tue 07:00 - 11:30
Wed 07:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Wilton, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I'm not sure when it closed, but a trip from Norwalk on Feb 19, 2017 found a closed establishment, brown paper covering the windows and the Wandering Moose signage in disarray on the ground half covered with snow. A subsequent phone call to the contact number on the still-active thewanderingmoosecafe.com website (1-860-672-0178) yielded a recorded message stating that the restaurant... More 

3 Thank Keith_and_Barb
Anderson, Indiana
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Wandering Moose is one of only a few businesses in this tiny town, but definitely worth the drive. You can see the historic one-lane covered bridge from almost every table in the main dining area. Whether you stop in for a meal, ice cream, or one of their incredible homemade desserts you will be pleased with your food. On... More 

1 Thank Cheryl W
Bolton, Connecticut
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A nice location just off route 7 by the famous cornwall bridge.. i loved the serve yourself coffee and breakfast was good. .I had a breakfast sandwich with tasty bacon, egg and cheese and my partner had the eggs benedict which were perfect.

Thank Clayboat
Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had an early dinner here to tonight. Unfortunately the cafe had run out of the prawn dish my husband wanted but he was happy enought with the fish and chips he ordered. The squash and apple soup was delicious and the crab cakes were also good. A little more time between courses would be desirable as the crab cakes... More 

1 Thank lachie255060
Stratford, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place was once our favorite place. Came here many many times. Food was good. Staff was not overly friendly but ok. Recent couple of experiences were very bad. Our food was half cooked. The owner/chef was rude to customers. Sad to see this place going downhill... Not going to come here anymore. The area is beautiful though. Hope someone... More 

2 Thank Shybi M
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a light meal by the covered bridge. Delightfully surprised! A fun casual lunch stop. Home baked goods scrumptious!

Thank Justatravel
West Cornwall, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great food. Prices to match, family friendly. True small business serving its customers. You won't be disappointed.

Thank PaulBartomioli
Pelham, Alabama
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived late for dinner on Sunday night of Labor Day weekend BUT owner was very accomodating. Charming restaurant with a varied menu ( something for every taste ). Two of us really enjoyed the Crab Cakes which were very tasty and did not have filler ( as mentioned in other reviews ). Another one enjoyed the rack of ribs, cooked... More 

1 Thank TravelsWithJenny
Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place for food, wonderful village, views of historic covered bridge and the fabulous Housatonic River. Outdoors on the patio or inside, you'll enjoy it.

Thank Lynn W
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Loved our meals. Everything was delicious! Loved sitting outside on the patio - so comfortable. Had great service too!

Thank Santina S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 12:00
10:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 11:30
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT 06796
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Cornwall
  • Phone Number: +1 860-672-0178

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