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Cafe Routier

1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
+1 860-399-8700
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (24 reviews)
“duck” (20 reviews)
“hanger steak” (19 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
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Reviews (279)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Girls night out found me with two friends both who had been here before. I was the newbie so I was ready to take suggestions. I started with the Black Rita joining one friend in her "favorite" and I was not disappointed- though I did...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent service. Fun themed menu. Excellent beer and wine menu. Began with French frites. Yummy. Appetizers of ceviche and avocado shrimp . Shrimp over cooked in paella 🥘 . Date enjoyed her scallops. Overall would recommend.

Thank Joshua F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great go-to for us. The menu is creative and changes. My wife loves the Kobe sliders. I have never had something that wasn't good. We usually hit the bar/cafe side. It can get a little noisy, but I'm ok with that. The...More

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here recently for dinner with my wife a few friends. I had shrimp and grits as a started followed by a daily special of scallops. My wife had duck followed by the same scallops. All was absolutely perfect. The service was courteous and pricewise,...More

Thank SerpaJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a few couples to have dinner and drinks and found the server in the lounge to be AWESOME. We had various appetizers and dinners and everything was prepared well and came out just as ordered. The waiter was attentive and very personable without...More

Thank LeysaB
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We've been here several times and just love this restaurant. The menu is terrific, very varied, ranging from the sophisticated to the simple. We live thirty minutes away but were in the area staying at the Water's Edge, where the restaurant did not impress so...More

Thank laflemm
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Was staying at a local hotel without dinner plans, and came across Café Routier on TripAdvisor - did not think we would be able to get a last minute reservation, but grabbed a table for 2 on a busy Saturday night. Our server, Padro, was...More

Thank LudlowSkiBum
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had dinner the other night and it was my first visit. I was not impressed with the menu, it was smaller than I would have expected, and I ended up ordering something from the bar menu. The service was OK, but could have been...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were looking for a place for dinner and we decided on Cafe Routier, We found the staff to be very personable and efficient, which made the Easter dinner a really pleasant experience. We ordered two entrees. The first was the scallops and steak. The...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I know that there are a lot of people who love this place. I am not one of them. I have no problem paying for a good quality, high-end dinner. But, this just isn't it. The food is not worth the cost. It tries too...More

Thank Tracy D
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El S
Is there a dress code ??
13 August 2015|
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Response from Mangia177 | Reviewed this property |
This a beach community, however, most people are dressed business casual, different from the local "clam shack" restaurants where anything goes and most people literally may have stepped off boats.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-399-8700
  • E-mail
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