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Elm Street Oyster House

11 West Elm St., Greenwich, CT 06830
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Ranked #19 of 144 Restaurants in Greenwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $75
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Greenwich Avenue
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English first
Norwalk, Connecticut
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132 reviews 132 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I hate to do this but all the times we have been there and it is expensive my fish taco was sooo dry and fishy almost like it was reheated..the waiter forgot my wine this has happened before.. Last week a friend had a complaint.. This time I made sure the manager was told since the waiter made outlandish excuses... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Nice location. Nice dėcor. How to score a restaurant where some entrėes are good and others not? 'Good' would mislead. My wife's cod was excellent and hot. My swordfish was the worst I've ever had, ever. The real problem is that the kitchen let this go to a customer. Who's in charge? The Brussels sprouts were unchewable with the tough... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a good choice for dinner with friends. Casual ambiance, friendly staff, good food. It has been in Greenwich for many years, and we have enjoyed each time that we have eaten there.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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122 reviews 122 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very nice place to have lunch. We went with our 9 month old daughter and really enjoyed it. There were several other families at lunchtime as well and the restaurant was accommodating. Menu was not huge but still plenty to offer. The location is great and service very good.

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Milan, Italy
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I love this place but don't live in CT anymore so it has been awhile. The ambiance is still great: cozy small "country inn" type feel, nice bar scene. The food this night was quite mixed. Starting with a wedge salad with a wedge that was way too old to be served, with a less than stellar blue cheese dressing... More

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jersey shore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Had lunch here with friends. Wine selection is great. Food pretty good, too. Tried to get seats at the winebar, but it was filled. We had one of just a few booths in the restaurant. Seafood is their specialty.

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Greenwich, CT
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Could not hear the person next to me speak. Cioppino was good along with the fish, but the atmosphere does not allow you to enjoy it. They need acoustic tiles or something for sure.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is consistently great food and great service. The bar and dining room are very nicely done but give you a casual feel in which you can easily relax and enjoy your meal.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Maybe I have been unfortunate every time I have come here. Food and service were both horrible. Over priced. Can't think of anything positive to say. So many better locations for Oysters including Lescale

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Food awesome! Always crowded, but that's what you get when the food is always awesome. My most favorite restaurant! Don't go so I can always get a table.

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