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Elm Street Oyster House

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11 West Elm St., Greenwich, CT 06830 (Greenwich Avenue)
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Small, noisy little Greenwich hideaway. Popular.

Had lunch with a friend. Service great. It was not crowded. Good menu. Difficult to find a parking space.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch with a friend. Service great. It was not crowded. Good menu. Difficult to find a parking space.

Thank Lisaandtoni
Greenwich, Connecticut
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a true "loyal" customer to this restaurant, because I love Billy, the manager/owner. The food has always been consistently good, and the service is very "neighborhood-oriented". They are known for their various oysters and seafood dishes, but I particularly love their fried calamari, that I believe is the best I've ever had. But the staff....wow. Aren't they the... More 

Thank Masayoperfume
White Plains, New York
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the food is always excellent the service certainly is not! If you want to be rushed then certainly eat here. Our waiter was reluctant to take our drink orders (isn't this where restaurants make the biggest percentage of their money?) and then brought a wrong drink, rushed us to take our dinner orders and when my husband asked to... More 

Thank Scoozer1
Greenwich, CT
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Regardless of the time of year, weekend or weekday, this is my families go to place. We are all fresh oyster fans and no one in town has a better selection. My eldest loves their oyster stew - not on the menu?, no problem, let me see if the chef has the ingredients and we'll make it for you. How... More 

Thank RockridgeC
Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elm Street Oyster House is a great little restaurant. You can have their dishes or any preparation you choose. The kitchen is extremely accommodation to changes so you get just what you want. They offer a large assortment of fish to choose from every night.

Thank ZoeOliver12
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Elm Street OH is generally very busy, understandably so because The food is good and well priced. They do fish lots of ways and they are all quite good...nothing fancy just tasty and satisfying. The seafood chili is a specialty and a must have. The atmosphere is very casual, the dining room isn't large and the table are close together.... More 

Thank W L
Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Very noisy. Average food. Lousy service. We met friends for dinner and conversation, but the restaurant was so noisy that we could not hear each other. Besides, the tables are cramped very close to each other. Not fun at all. Food was less than average.

Thank Bozenna R
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A great place to eat! Has a cosy, dark mahogany bar to enjoy a drink while you wait or to sit and have your dinner. Dining room is a wonderful size (smaller than bigger) - filled with beautiful colors and art work. A great place for date night or quiet dinner with friends (not too loud, sleepy or bright/dark) Food... More 

Thank jennygwich
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The very best exceptional tender delicious oysters I have ever had in life. I have the greatest blessings and opportunities to travel and experience average to fine dining, Elm Street Oysters Restaurant is an average comfortable setting But the food out is outrageously delightfully delicious! Thank you for the superb dinner. MORTON'S Hamden CT

Thank Wanda M
North Palm Beach, Florida
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Good neighborhood place for a quick lunch or dinner. Food is always good, not great. Nice wines by the glass. Good service.

Thank jeanne456

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 West Elm St., Greenwich, CT 06830
    (Greenwich Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: 203-629-5795

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 75
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?