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Elm Street Oyster House

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11 W Elm St, Greenwich, CT 06830-6433 (Greenwich Avenue)
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
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New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was visiting a friend in Greenwich and craved the type of fresh seafood that is scarce in Tucson, AZ. We had taken a taxi shopping, and asked the driver to suggest a restaurant nearby. Without hesitation he said The Oyster House on Elm St. We took his advice and so glad we did. The deep fried, whole belly clams... More 

Thank W9142ARjanett
Greenwich, Connecticut
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun atmosphere and great food. What more could you want? It's a fish restaurant but I enjoy their hamburger and steak.

Thank P1234777
Riverside, Connecticut
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Haven't been to Elm Street in a few months, forgot how good the service was. Friendly and very attentive without making me feel uncomfortable. The food was as good as ever, fried oysters were plump and very tasty start. Tuna tacos were spot on, fresh and the flavor came through. Grilled asparagus and a tuna melt made for a large... More 

Thank Jeff J
greenwich, ct
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love sitting at the bar on a Sunday for their brunch - Great wines and seafood. Especially love the buffalo shrimp and sesame seared tuna. Delicious!

Thank Viking12Greenwich_Ct
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small restaurant that serves very fresh. Delicious seafood. Consistently good. Nice small bar. Enjoyable.

Thank Celine S
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of interest is the cold lobster roll..but this time I had it hot. I prefer their cold presentation. I found the scallop appetizer with green tomatoes charming and more favorable than expected with the cornmeal battering. It redefined my green tomato experience with a more refined presentation complimented with scallops. I would definitely have the appetizer again!

Thank Teachme T
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

When I went it was unlimited budget on our client. We toured the world with the best oysters around. This is one the best oyster houses I have ever been to, simply based on variety.

Thank Brandon A
Eagle River, Alaska
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

The service was not great. They overlooked which did not make me happy. They were very busy chatting with the table next to us.

Thank Barbara R
Riverside, CT
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The blackened fish tacos were great! You couldn't pick them up but tasty with a fork. The blackening was done perfectly. 3 kinds of fish made for a nice blend. Abdul was a great knowledgeable server. We took an additional order of clam chowder hme for dinner!

Thank GrnSwim
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here on a Monday night for dinner on our anniversary. We reserved a table online and got seated as soon as we arrived. The restaurant is in an older building and the dining area just felt dated. It was a little musty and humid. We saw several flies in the dining area and while we... More 

Thank Matt D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $75
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 W Elm St, Greenwich, CT 06830-6433
    (Greenwich Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: 203-629-5795

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