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Cafe Routier

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1353 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
(860) 399-8700
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent dining on the Connecticut shoreline.

Excellent food...consistently! A wonderful dinner venue for a special occasion or when you would like to enjoy quality dining. Informed wait staff and menu changes seasonally.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
hssmom
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Connecticut
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent food...consistently! A wonderful dinner venue for a special occasion or when you would like to enjoy quality dining. Informed wait staff and menu changes seasonally.

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Westbrook, Connecticut
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Dinner in the dining room is a treat. The menu changes seasonally and never disappoints.we go to celebrate birthdays , anniversaries or just a "date night" the bar is a very warm and cozy atmosphere. It's very comfortable and we find ourselves lingering over dessert. It's a great location on the shore in Westbrook

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We enjoy eating in the lively Cafe Routier bar and lounge area. The bartenders are great and we've never been disappointed in the food. We always start with the famous fries and dipping sauce, not to be missed. The salmon and other fish dishes are always fresh, delicious and expertly prepared. The burger sliders are wonderful, with three different preparations... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Main courses were excellent. I like small plates so I had two tasty small plates and a salad . This place never disappoints me in service or its food

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New England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Their menu is wonderful as it changes with the seasons. Food is delicious. Service and atmosphere great for a lovely night out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We found this restaurant after checking the reviews for all of the restaurants in the area and discovering that this restaurant was #1 on the ratings list. We are so happy that we found it! This was truly the best restaurant experience that we have had in years! We made online reservations for dinner about an hour before arriving. It... More 

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Niantic, Connecticut
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

After too long an absence, we revisited the Café Routier and found it both delightful and delicious experience! Our server, Jamie, was gracious and accommodating, with helpful menu suggestions. We decided to share the appetizer consisting of three kinds of seafood- two shrimp, two pieces of fish and two oysters- accompanied by a great sauce. We would return just for... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The atmosphere is truly lovely, service is outstanding and the food is really sensational! Truly, a lovely meal. Check it out. You won't be disappointed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I stopped by one night to meet up with some friends. The drinks were good and server named Padro was friendly . Friendly smiles, and service was on point.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Was on a business trip in Madison, CT and wanted an evening of fine dining, breaking away from the chain-restaurant eating and this restaurant truly delivered. Excellent.....excellent food. I highly recommend it. Please try the asparagus starter. It's amazing.

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Additional Information about Cafe Routier

Address: 1353 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
Phone Number: (860) 399-8700
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1353 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: (860) 399-8700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?