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500 Steamboat Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-7120 (Steamboat & Arch)
203-661-4600
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very pretty location

This is a pretty restaurant with a great location. Sitting on the terrace it seems as though you are on vacation with a water view. However we found the food to be only fair.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Nessim L
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Armonk, New York
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Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
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Armonk, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a pretty restaurant with a great location. Sitting on the terrace it seems as though you are on vacation with a water view. However we found the food to be only fair.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Love the accomodations the room service and mostly the food. There is a lovely view from the terrace and really good service at the restaurant and room service and they accomodated my companion service puppy so she could sit on my lap outside and didnt bother anyone. They were so kind and generous and lovely and the food is terrific

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Very nice. We liked the view of the boats on the harbor. The food was great. Loved the decor. Excellent staff

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New York City, New York
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

L'Escale is located on the water in Greenwich, CT, that makes it a near perfect experience. The décor has a definite Euro look and feel, making the space even more appealing. The piece de resistance however is the incredible outdoor dining area, which doubles the restaurant size on pleasant days. On a Sunday as perfect as June 7th was weather-wise,... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

L'escale delivers great food, relaxing ambience in a spectacular setting. The fish is always good and I tried the prime beef tartare as an entree which was superb. I enjoyed my business lunch here because we could sit outside and have a conversation without the incessant noise you might find elsewhere. As always, I will be back.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My Average rating isn't meant to be bad. The restaurant is very nice, and the food is very good. It's just that it's not a very "welcoming" environment. I refuse to chalk it up to "Greenwich Snootiness" because that stereotype just doesn't exist in real life. Most Greenwich establishments are very warm and welcoming, so L'escale has room to improve... More 

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Greenwich CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food is good but it is expensive and as someone else said I. A review, the service can be spotty. I was expecting more given the prices and some of the reviews.

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

The worst experience in customer service that I have ever had. Avoid this place at all costs unless you want to pay a lot to be treated poorly. The manager is unqualified for his job.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Reminds us of our trip to France in 2013. Spent time in the bar for nightcap and relaxed people watching.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Four of us had an excellent dinner in main dining room. Would like to try outside dining in summer. Foods all excellently prepared: beet tart, tuna tartare, a halibut special, duck, creme brûlée and fine wine. What a special eating experience with friends is all about.

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Additional Information about L'escale

Address: 500 Steamboat Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-7120
Phone Number: 203-661-4600
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Steamboat Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-7120
    (Steamboat & Arch)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: 203-661-4600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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