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Cafe Routier

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1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
+1 860-399-8700
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“trout” (27 reviews)
“hanger steak” (21 reviews)
“duck” (21 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Great local French flair with good food that's why it's always crowded has good beer and wine selection good happy hour and bar food nice place to have dinner make a reservation

Thank Debra A
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This restaurant is a cut above any restaurant on the shoreline. You can eat at the bar (bartenders could not be better and you get a decent pour) The main dining room is quite and low key. The staff knowledgeable and excellent. The food, have...More

1  Thank Z6807ZWwilliamv
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Location - great location, easy to find Ambiance - energetic, not very bright, older decor Food - very good. Onion tart, chicken and tuna were all well cooked and very tasty Drinks - creative drink menu, large selection of wines. Gin - good, not great...More

Thank Jleibo
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Girls night out found me with two friends both who had been here before. I was the newbie so I was ready to take suggestions. I started with the Black Rita joining one friend in her "favorite" and I was not disappointed- though I did...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Fun themed menu. Excellent beer and wine menu. Began with French frites. Yummy. Appetizers of ceviche and avocado shrimp . Shrimp over cooked in paella 🥘 . Date enjoyed her scallops. Overall would recommend.

Thank Joshua F
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This is a great go-to for us. The menu is creative and changes. My wife loves the Kobe sliders. I have never had something that wasn't good. We usually hit the bar/cafe side. It can get a little noisy, but I'm ok with that. The...More

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Came here recently for dinner with my wife a few friends. I had shrimp and grits as a started followed by a daily special of scallops. My wife had duck followed by the same scallops. All was absolutely perfect. The service was courteous and pricewise,...More

Thank SerpaJ
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Went with a few couples to have dinner and drinks and found the server in the lounge to be AWESOME. We had various appetizers and dinners and everything was prepared well and came out just as ordered. The waiter was attentive and very personable without...More

Thank LeysaB
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We've been here several times and just love this restaurant. The menu is terrific, very varied, ranging from the sophisticated to the simple. We live thirty minutes away but were in the area staying at the Water's Edge, where the restaurant did not impress so...More

1  Thank laflemm
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Was staying at a local hotel without dinner plans, and came across Café Routier on TripAdvisor - did not think we would be able to get a last minute reservation, but grabbed a table for 2 on a busy Saturday night. Our server, Padro, was...More

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Questions & Answers
August 11, 2017|
Response from flyawayCT | Reviewed this property |
The broth is made with Curry and Coconut Milk. Contact them and ask them for the recipe. There are also several versions of mussels with coconut and curry available online.
El S
August 13, 2015|
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Response from Mangia177 | Reviewed this property |
This a beach community, however, most people are dressed business casual, different from the local "clam shack" restaurants where anything goes and most people literally may have stepped off boats.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-399-8700
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