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Litchfield Eats


Arethusa a mano

Everything is house made, including their soft pretzels, bagels, macaroons, and iced coffee.

822 Bantam Rd. / 860-567-5722

arethusaafarm.com   I

Arethusa al tavolo

One of Litchfield’s finest dining destinations.

828 Bantam Rd.


arethusaaltavolo.com   E

Mockingbird Kitchen & Bar

Creative menu selections such as miso salmon with bok choi and ginger glaze.

810 Bantam Rd. 
860-361-6730   M-e

West Shore Seafood

Outdoor seating, BYOB, and plenty of lobster make this a popular summer spot.

449 Bantam Lake Rd. 
860-567-8000   M

Wood’s Pit Barbecue

Bustling neighborhood go-to for  BBQ dishes, sandwiches, and traditional Mexican fare. Full bar.

123 Bantam Lake Rd.
860-567-9869   M


Presenting a modern twist on traditional favorites.

938 Bantam Rd.

zinisrestaurant.com   M



Enjoy baba ghanouj, braised rabbit, or  sweet potato gnocchi.
15 Main St.

203-266-5558 olivacafe.com   M


Bistro Bridgewater

Featuring seasonal, fresh, sustainable, and local food.
27 Main St. S


bridgewatervillagestore.com   M


Fife ’n Drum

Enjoy live music, great wine, scallops, lobster Newburg, and filet mignon au poivre at this Kent staple.

55 Main St.

860-927-3509   M-E

J.P. Gifford

In this casual eatery, enjoy breakfast staples and lunch gourmet items, including poached salmon and grilled lamb.

12 N. Main St. 

860-592-0200   M

Kingsley Tavern

Enjoy a wide variety of fresh and local food in a friendly, casual setting with a full bar. 
14 N. Main St.


kingsleytavern.com     M


Savor small plates and wood-fired pizzas at this modern and widely hailed 40-seat tavern.
3 Maple St.

860-592-0404   M

The Villager Restaurant

Daily breakfast and lunch and weekly Mexican night.
28 N. Main St.

860-927-1555   I


@ the Corner  Restaurant & Pub

Solid and dependable. A great mix of comfort food, fine dining, craft beers, and fine wines, right on the Litchfield green.

3 West St.


atthecorner.com   M

Bohemian Pizza

Enjoy occasional live music and great food at this funky favorite among the locals. Full bar.

342 Bantam Rd.


bohemianpizza.com   M

da Capo Restaurant

This one of a kind place  is relaxed, open late, and serves delicious Italian food.

625 Torrington Rd.


dacapolitchfield.com   M

Marketplace Tavern

In  the renovated old Litchfield jail, this place has a great bar and  large menu with plenty to choose from. Burgers, pasta, seafood.

7 North St. 

860-361-9930  M


Delicious  take-out; high  quality sandwiches and salads.

239 West. St. 

merakifood.com   E-M

Patty’s Restaurant

Neighborhood eatery whipping up classic diner spcialties.

499 Bantam Rd. 
860-567-3335  I

Saltwater Grille

The best seafood and raw bar in a family friendly environment.

26 Commons Dr. 

litchfieldsaltwatergrille.org   m

The Village  Restaurant

Neighborhood haunt serving big portions of American bar food in a cozy dining room & a lively bar.

25 West St.  / 860-567-8307  M

West Street Grill

This clubby, often star-studded mecca is home to superb dining and a fresh-looking interior.
43 West St. / 860-567-3885

weststreetgrill.com   E


Fine dining. Fresh and seasonal foods are served in this Relais Chateaux inn.

155 Alain White Rd.

860-567-9600 / winvian.com   E

New Milford


This roadside stand has been serving generations of families every  summer. Seasonal. Burgers, fries, fried clams.

518  Litchfield Rd.   I

The Green Granary

Using local farms, markets, and bread makers to provide artisan and healthy foods.
84 Railroad St.


greengranary.com   M

La Piccolina

Northern Italian cuisine in a
trattoria setting located on the town green. The burrata, salads, and pastas are among our faves. 

27 Main St.


lapiccolinact.com   M

Lucia Ristorante

This charming spot offers inventive Northern Italian fare in a comfortable setting.

51 Bank St.


luciaofnewmilford.com   M

River and Rail Cafe

The menu offerings include classic breakfast plates, soups, and sandwiches served up in a modern and comfortable space.

21 Bank St.

860-799-7272  I

Upper Crust

Northern Italian dishes and pizza at this warm, Tuscan-style farmhouse..

373 Litchfield Rd.
theuppercrustcucina.com  M

Thai Charm Restaurant

Using fresh herbs and spices to create authentic thai food

including chicken satay, tom

yum goong soup, pad thai,

and curries.

218 Kent Rd. / 860-799-5271
thaicharmct.com  I-M


Classic and modern sushi, plus other Japanese cuisine. Get the sushi boat for some fun.

131 Danbury Rd./ 860-355-0556   yokohamasushict.com  M


Enjoy mouthwatering tapas such as calamari, croquettes, and lamb chops. Live music on some nights.

31 Bank St.  / 860-350-0701

zaragozarestaurant.com   M

New prestoN

The Hayloft Wine Bar at
Hopkins Vineyard

Gourmet morsels, and local wine served overlooking Lake Waramaug.

25 Hopkins Rd.  / 860-868-7954   m

Hopkins Inn

Enjoy views of Lake Waramaug while dining on contemporary Austrian cuisine. Popular outdoor patio.

22 Hopkins Rd.  /  860-868-7295   E

The Owl

A relaxed wine bar serving  light fare.  Cozy fire indoors, sunny terrace outdoors.
18 East Shore Dr. /  860-619-0585
owlnewpreston.com  M

Nine Main Bakery & Deli

A neighborhood hot spot serving breakfast and lunch. Offering delicious sandwiches, salads, homemade bakery items,

a coffee bar, and more.
9 Main St. / 860-868-1879
ninemainbakery.com  I-M

White Horse Country Pub

This bustling English pub serves up lobster pie, prime rib, bangers and mash, and much more.

258 New Milford Tpke.


whitecountrypub.com   M


A quaint BYOB eatery that offers outstanding locally sourced food.
162 Baker Rd.  / 860-210-0618


Black Rabbit

Steamed crabs and lobster
grilled cheese are just some of the offerings at this quaint bar and grille.
2 Ethan Allen St. / 860-596-4227 M

White Hart Inn

Specializing in an English-influenced menu and elegant  decor.

15 Undermountain  Rd.

The Woodland

An up-to-date country retreat with a solid menu and great ambience.

192 Sharon  Rd.


thewoodlandrestaurant.com  M-E


When Pigs Fly Barbecue

A favorite southern barbecue joint. Try the pulled pork and mac and cheese in this casual eatery.

29 W. Main St.  / 860-492-0000

The Edward

Darling wine and craft beer bar serving small plates during the weekend.  Enjoy a glass of wine on their front porch.

19 W Main St.


theedwardct.com  M


Brinx Kitchen and Bar

A Tapas menu featuring fresh cuisine in a stylish interior. Full cocktail bar, offering “fine spirits and creative cocktails.”

53 Main St. 

860-201-4179  M

Sasso’s Coal Fired Pizza

Pizza, great seafood, and beer and wine served in this enjoyable modern cafe.

52 Main St.


Hanq’s Bar
Cobb salad, Porter braised short ribs, housemade linguini, and speciality cocktails are the signatures here.
131 Water  St.

hanqsbar.com  M-E

Zach & Lous’s
They smoke their own meat: two standouts are pulled pork and brisket. Also serve ribs, chicken, and smoked turkey.
2936 Winsted Rd. /  860-482-6573

zachandlous.com E


Rock Garden Cafe

Mussels, lobster rolls, chicken potpie along with full bar.

5459 Main St. / 860-361-9800   M

Sakura Japanese Steak House

High-quality sushi, sashimi, steak, and hibachi at this gem.

544 Straights Tpke.



Community Table 

Serving seasonal  cuisine with

local ingredients in this fine

dining establishment. Full bar.

223 Route 202  /  860-868-9466

communitytablect.com   E

G.W. Tavern

Indulge in a mix of traditional and contemporary cuisine in a
comfortable setting. Full bar.

20 Bee Brook Rd. / 860-868-6633    M

Hidden Valley Eatery

Owner/chef has two James Beard Awards. Serves gluten free options at this casual eatery.

88 Bee Brook Rd.  / 860-619-0660

hiddenvalleyeatery.com    M


Delectable breakfast and lunch treats. Bring your laptop and hang. Everyone else does. The place
to be. 

4 Green Hill Rd., 

Mayflower Inn & Spa

Dazzling presentations and seasonal menu. Elegant setting in the main dining room, or slightly casual in the tap room.
118 Woodbury Rd. 


gracehotels.com   E


Using seasonal ingredients and fresh fish, inspired Japanese fare.
4 Green Hill Rd. / 860-868-0555  

The Pantry

Local source for artisan foods, cheese, bakery, and exceptional gifts for the kitchen. Popular breakfast and lunch spot.

5 Titus Rd.   

860-868-0258   M


El Camion

Award winning tacos served up to order. Voted best in CT.
308 Sherman Hill Rd.


el-camion.com    I

Good News Restaurant
and Bar

Visionary Carole Peck’s farm-to-table eatery celebrates 25 years of superb dining an intimate customer service. One of the classic places of Litchfield County.

694 Main St. S 

good-news-cafe.com    M-E   

John’s Café

Long respected eatery, serving local food on a pared-down menu.

693 Main St. S 


Market Place Kitchen & Bar
This rustic modern restaurant has a wide range of menu items.
641 Main St. S / 203-586-1215  

Max Prime
Bustling steakhouse, sushi, and fish restaurant. Full bar in this large modern restaurant.

757 Main St. S / 203-586-1788

maxprimect.com   M

New Morning Market

The largest organic produce selection in the area with extensive catering and superb service.

129 Main St. N.  / 203-263-4868


Market Place Kitchen & Bar

Everything from sushi to
meatballs, with stylish decor.

33 Mill Plain Rd. / 203-616-5836

marketplacedanbury.com   M-E

Mezon Tapas

Good selection of tapas: “combining old-world Spain and the new energy of the tropics.”

56 Mill Plain Rd.  / 203-748-0975  M

Pepe’s Pizza

For a classic brick oven pizza, it doesn’t get any better.

59 Federal  Rd.  /  203-748-0975   M

Tivoli Pizza & Trattoria

Gourmet pizza and authentic Italian cuisine.

79 Newtown Rd. / 203-748-4821   M


Happening spot in the Hotel Zero,
with a lively bar scene. 

15 Milestone Rd.   

203-730-9200   M-E 


Bernard’s and Sarah’s Wine Bar

Bernard’s and its upstairs eatery, Sarah’s Wine Bar, provide exceptional food in elegant settings.

20 West Ln.  / 203-438-8282

bernardsridgefield.com   E

Luc’s Café & Restaurant

An authentic bistro with outstanding food, attentive servers, and a feeling of being in France.

3 Big Shop Ln. / 203-894-8522

lucscafe.com    M-E

Tablao Wine Bar

Inspired by its sister restaurant in SoNo, Tablao has opened in Ridgefield, with the same great tapas, bar scene, and vibe.

426 Main St. / 203-244-5320

tablaowinebar.com    M-E

Village Tavern

A superb Main Street location, with brickwalk outdoor seating, happening bar scene.

378 Main St. / 203-403-3400

villagetavernct.com    M-E  

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