Best of Greenwich

TOASTING THE TOWN’S BEST

Fifteen years ago, we first invited our readers to weigh in on Fairfield County’s most fabulous finds—everything from relaxing spa treatments and grilled-to-perfection burgers to luxurious bed linens and gorgeous shoes. The response was overwhelming.Every year since, we’ve presented your favorite spots in our Best of the Gold Coast issue. But there are plenty of standouts right here in town, and this guide showcases the top vote-getters from Greenwich. Consider this your resource for the best of all worlds, near and far.

FOOD + DRINK

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant
Tony’s
jhouserestaurant.com

Best Service + Creative Menu
The Perfect Provenance & Cafe 47
theperfectprovenance.com

Hotel Restaurant + Outdoor Dining
l’escale
lescalerestaurant.com

Special Occasion/Date Night
Thomas Henkelmann
homesteadinn.com/thomas-henkelmann

American
Little Pub
littlepub.com/greenwich

Asian Fusion + Chinese
Tengda
tengdaasianbistrogroup.com

French
Le Penguin
lepenguinbistro.com

Greek
Famous Greek Kitchen
famousgreekkitchen.com

Italian
Lugano
luganowinebar.com

Indian
India Avenue
indiaavenuect.com

Japanese
Abis
abisgreenwich.com

Mediterranean
Mediterraneo
zhospitalitygroup.com/mediterraneogreenwich

Mexican
Boxcar Cantina
boxcarcantina.com

Thai
Little Thai Kitchen
littlethaikitchen.com


COMFORT FOOD

Bagels
Upper Crust Bagel Co.
uppercrustbagel.com

Breakfast Food
Ada’s Kitchen + Coffee
adaskitchenandcoffee.com

Burritos & Bowls
Chipotle Mexican Grill
chipotle.com

French Fries + Hamburger + Mac & Cheese
Little Pub
littlepub.com

Frozen Yogurt + Ice Cream/Gelato
Gofer
gofericecream.com

Hot Dogs
Joey B’s
joeybsct.com

Pizza
The Pizza Post
thepizzapost.com

Ribs/Barbecue
Bobby Q’s Pit Stop
bobbyqpitstop.com

Seafood
Elm Street Oyster House
elmstreetoysterhouse.com

Steak
Blackstones Steakhouse
blackstonessteakhouse.com

Sushi
Kira
kirasushi2.com

Tacos
Boxcar Cantina
boxcarcantina.com

Tapas
Lugano
luganowinebar.com


CASUAL SPOTS

Bar Dining + Lunch Spot
Little Pub
littlepub.com

Café/Bistro
Bistro Versailles
versaillesgreenwich.com

Coffee Shop
Lorca
lorcacoffeebar.com

Deli
Corbo’s Corner Deli
corbosdeli.com

Diner
Glory Days Diner
glorydaysdiner.com

Family-Friendly Restaurant
Caren’s Cos Cobber
facebook.com/carenscoscobber

Food Truck
Hapa Food Truck
hapafoodtruck.com

Juice Bar + Vegetarian/Health Food
Green & Tonic
greenandtonic.com

Weekend Brunch
Le Fat Poodle
lefatpoodle.com


MARKETS & MORE

Bakery + Cupcakes + Desserts
DiMare Pastry Shop
dimarepastry.com

Butcher Shop
Fleisher’s Craft Butchery
fleishers.com

Caterer + Gourmet To Go
Aux Délices
auxdelicesfoods.com

Chocolate Shop
Black Forest Pastry Shop
blackforestpastryshop.com

Fish Market
Fjord Fish Market
fjordfishmarket.com

Gourmet Grocery
Citarella’s Gourmet Market
citarella.com

Health Food
Whole Foods Market
wholefoodsmarket.com

Liquor Store + Wine Shop
Putnam & Vine
putnamandvine.com


BAR BOASTS

Beer Selection + Big Game Day + Girls’ Night Out + Pub + Restaurant Bar
Little Pub
littlepub.com

Happy Hour
Lugano
luganowinebar.com

Margaritas
Boxcar Cantina
boxcarcantina.com

Martinis
The Spread
thespreadgreenwich.com

Outdoor Bar
l’escale
lescalerestaurant.com

Singles Scene (Over 35)
Gabriele’s of Greenwich
gabrielesofgreenwich.com

Singles Scene (Under 35)
The Ginger Man
gingermanct.com

Wine List
Valbella
valbellarestaurants.com

SHOP + STYLE

FASHION

Accessories
Michelle Farmer Collaborate
michellefarmer.com

Children’s Clothes/ Teen Fashion
Splurge Gifts
splurgegifts.com

Cocktail Attire + Department Store + Gala Black Tie Attire + Men’s Fashion + Women’s Fashion
Richards/Mitchells
shop.mitchellstores.com

Consignment
Roundabout Couture
roundaboutcouture.com

Designer Boutique
The Perfect Provenance
theperfectprovenance.com

Eyewear
Trapp Optical
trappopticians.org

Lingerie + Women’s Shoes
Saks Fifth Avenue
saksfifthavenue.com

Makeup Boutique
Benefit Cosmetics Boutique & Brow Bar
greenwich.benefitboutiques.com

Men’s Shoes
Brooks Brothers
brooksbrothers.com

Swimwear
Everything But Water
everythingbutwater.com


JEWELRY

Anniversary & Special Occasion
Richards/Mitchells
shop.mitchellstores.com

Custom Designed + Fine Jewelry
Betteridge
betteridge.com

Estate
Steven Fox
stevenfoxjewelry.com

Local Boutique
Shreve, Crump & Low
shrevecrumpandlow.com

Men’s + Women’s Watches
Manfredi Jewels
manfredijewels.com

On Trend
Asha By ADM
ashabyadm.com


HOME

Antiques/Vintage Stores
Sophia’s Costume Rental
sophiascostumes.com

Baby Store
Jacadi Paris
jacadi.us

Bookstore
Diane’s Books
dianesbooks.com

Contemporary Furnishings + Furniture Store + Rugs
Lillian August
lillianaugust.com

China
Hoaglands of Greenwich
hoaglands.com

Home Accessories Boutique
Habitat Greenwich
habitatgreenwich.com

Lighting
Circa Lighting
circalighting.com

Linens
Lynnens
lynnens.com

Luxury Imports
Waterworks
waterworks.com

Outdoor Furniture
Patio.com
patio.com

Toy Store
Smart Kids’ Toys
sktoys.com

SPORTS GEAR

Bicycle Shop
Dave’s Cycle
davescyclect.com

Fitness Wear
Athleta
athleta.gap.com

Golf Equipment
Griffeth E. Harris Golf Course
thegriffgolf.org

Sports Gear Store
Threads and Treads
threadsandtreads.com


WEDDINGS

Bridal Gowns + Bridesmaid Dress Boutique
Marietta C. Designs
mariettac.com

Menswear
Richards/Mitchells
shop.mitchellstores.com

Wedding Cakes
DiMare Pastry Shop
dimarepastry.com

Wedding Floral Design
McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center
mcardles.com

Wedding Gifts
Hoaglands of Greenwich
hoaglands.com

Wedding Invitations/Stationery
J Papers
jpapers.co

Wedding Photographer
Melani Lust Photography
melanilustphotography.com

Wedding Planner
Ashley Douglass Events
ashleydouglassevents.com

Wedding Reception Venue
Delamar Greenwich Harbor/ l’escale
delamar.com

Wedding Registry
Splurge Gifts
splurgegifts.com

Wedding + Engagement Rings
Betteridge
betteridge.com

SERVICES + TO-DOS

PAMPERING

Blow Out/Updo + Family Hair Salon + Men’s Salon
Jaafar Tazi Hair Salon
jaafartazi.com

Color + Women’s Salon
The Color Cafe
colorcafestudio.com

Day Spa
Dream Spa & Salon
dreamdayspa.com

Facial
Elite Esthetics By Nicole Caroline
eliteesthetics.glossgenius.com

Kids’ Haircuts
Generations Barber Parlor
generations1929.com

Makeup Application
Christopher Noland Salon & Beauty Spa
christophernoland.com

Manicure + Pedicure
Coco Nail & Spa
cocospa.com

Massage
Massage Mavens of Greenwich
massagemavens.com

Spray Tan
Zen Bronze
zenbronze.com

Waxing
The Waxing Spot
thewaxingspot.com


FITNESS

Barre
Pure Barre – Greenwich
purebarre.com

Boutique Fitness Studio
Elliptica
ellipticastudios.com

Crossfit
Greenwich CrossFit
greenwichcrossfit.com

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) + Fitness Club
Equinox Greenwich
equinox.com

Indoor Cycling Classes
SoulCycle
soul-cycle.com

Kids’ Fitness/Sports Training
Devita Karate
devitakarate.com

Pilates
Core Pilates Greenwich
corepilatesstudios.com

Yoga
Yoga by Danit
yogabydanit.com


ERRANDS

Auto Repair Shop
Zalenz Brothers Inc.
zalenzautobodyrepair.com

Car Wash
Splash Car Wash
splashcarwashes.com

Dog Groomer/Pet Spa
The Pampered Pooch
pamperedpoochpetcare.com

Dry Cleaners
Best Ever Dry Cleaners

Florist + Garden Center
McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center
mcardles.com

Livery Service
Rudy’s Executive Transportation
rudylimo.com

Local Hotel
Delamar Greenwich Harbor
delamar.com/greenwich-harbor

Pet Supplies/Pet Clothing
Choice Pet
choicepet.com

Shoe Repair
Greenwich Shoe Repair
203-869-2288

Tailor
Ted the Tailor
203-869-5699

Veterinarian
Greenwich Animal Hospital
greenwichanimalhospital.com

TRY IT / TUNE IN

Art Classes
Greenwich Art Society
greenwichartsociety.org

Art Gallery
The Flinn Gallery
flinngallery.com

Children’s Music Lessons + Music Lessons
Riverside School of Music
riversideschoolofmusic.org

Children’s Playground
Bruce Park
greenwichct.gov

College Prep Courses
Carnegie Prep
carnegieprep.com

Cooking Classes
Aux Délices
auxdelicesfoods.com

Language Classes
Alliance Française of Greenwich
afgreenwich.org

Live Music Spot
Lugano
luganowinebar.com

Local Cover Band
Suburban Chaos
facebook.com/suburban-chaos

Local Rock Band
Tangled Vine
tangledvine.com

Museum + Museum for Children
Bruce Museum
brucemuseum.org

Nanny/Babysitting Services
Nannies As Needed
nanniesasneeded.com

Performing Arts
Greenwich Symphony Orchestra
greenwichsymphony.org

Radio Station AM – Local
WGCH 1490
wgch.com

Radio Station FM – Local
Star 99.9
star999.com

Radio Station Personality
The Anna & Raven Show/Star 99.9
star999.com

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