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Farmer's Table

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American, Eclectic
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21 Forest St, New Canaan, CT 06840
+1 203-594-7890
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  • 32
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My Favorite Seafood Dinner in Fairfield County: The Sea Bass with Mojo Sauce

This is my new favorite place to eat for seafood in Fairfield County. The mojo sauce (garlic and lime) on the sea bass (thanks to sever Julie for recommending) and the shrimp with mojo sauce are great dishes. Love the casual vibe and open kitchen (where all the chefs are smiling). The best table is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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English first
Westport CT
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

This is my new favorite place to eat for seafood in Fairfield County. The mojo sauce (garlic and lime) on the sea bass (thanks to sever Julie for recommending) and the shrimp with mojo sauce are great dishes. Love the casual vibe and open kitchen (where all the chefs are smiling). The best table is the window table next to... More 

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New York
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141 reviews 141 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Farmer's Table was great in its first location. It was original, convivial, had friendly service and truly great simple food. This was my second visit to the new location (across the street) and on both occasions I found that it had lost its charm. However, this time the food was frankly humdrum and the service staff was either tired or... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It is easy to believe that everything served was just brought in from the farm. The seafood chowder was full of vegetables and crab and shrimp. It had just a hint of spiciness. The lentil soup with chorizos, also with a hint of spiciness, was just as great. The brown rice stir fry was loaded with fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery,... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is good to know that the Farmer's Table can seat more guests. It is not good news to withstand the noise of the place. It is not clear if this is due to the increase in diners or poor acoustics, I could not hear my fellow diner right across the table. It now has a liquor license and offers... More 

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Westchester County, NY
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67 reviews 67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The Farmer's Table began life as a 12-14 seat restaurant and market on Forest Street in a tiny space with a teensy dining room, a teensy kitchen and absolutely amazing food. Owner Chef Robert Ubaldo and his wife were a bit reluctant to start their own place, him having earned his chops at Southwest Cafe in Ridgefield and Tequila Mockingbird,... More 

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California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This small restaurant is very enjoyable, IF you go early before it gets really busy. When it fills up, the noise is deafening. We greatly enjoyed the black bean soup, but the sautéed mushrooms were under seasoned in the baked goat cheese and mushroom appetizer. The cheese plate was very generous, with at least 5 different cheeses, but the waiter... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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87 reviews 87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here with friends on a recent Saturday night. In general, I would have to say that most of the dishes we had were quite good but there were a few notable exceptions. My wife enjoyed her salad and I enjoyed my butternut squash soup. Two of us had the shrimp mojo and that was... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Be prepared for good food served by friendly staff with everyone around you talking loudly. Our group of four had difficulty hearing each other as the acoustics are simply awful. Having said that we enjoyed their pork Tacos, lamb and grilled shrimp salad. Their home made bread is excellent. We wanted dessert but the noise was too high to linger... More 

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New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband and I walked around New Canaan and we decided we would try Farmer's Table. We saw the hostess (or perhaps an owner, not sure, an older woman) and she advised us the restaurant was full but if we were brave, we were more than welcome to take an outside table. It was just a little chilly but totally... More 

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Rowayton, Connecticut
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111 reviews 111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The food was delicious and our group favorites were the mushroom soup, spinach salad, and the shrimp mojo. Key lime pie was excellent. The service was also very attentive and the dinner was well paced. Our only complaints were that the corkage fee was very high at $15.00 per bottle no matter how many bottles they opened for you, it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Forest St, New Canaan, CT 06840
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Canaan
  • Phone Number: +1 203-594-7890

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Eclectic

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