Click below for some of Westport’s favorite restaurants! (Not listed? Email to become a sponsor.)


The Granola Bar (275 Post Road East, Playhouse  Square; 203-557-0945)

The Granola Bar is Westport’s modern diner, open 7 days a week for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Indoor and outdoor seating available in a welcoming space where regulars enjoy iconic avocado toast along with coffee, smoothies, sandwiches, salads and of course granola and granola bars — all handmade in Westport. Catering available for groups of 8+.

Milestone (2 Main Street, Georgetown; use “2 Georgetown Rd., Redding” for GPS; 203-587-1700)

Milestone redefines the notion of a neighborhood gathering spot by combining simply prepared, boldly flavored fare made from scratch and classic cocktails done right with professional, understated service in a stylish yet warm and welcoming setting. Staying true to the best of classic comfort foods, while also offering a wide array of other foodie and healthy options, Milestone always strives for the perfect bite.

The Porch at Christie’s (161 Cross Highway; 203-557-6323)

The Porch serves delicious food in a beautiful, happy space where the entire community and beyond gathers. Their mission of inclusion begins with offering employment for individuals of all abilities. Sweet P — their non-profit bakery that provides training and employment for adults with developmental and learning disabilities — supplies all of The Porch’s baked goods. 




Asian Fusion/Chinese

Little Kitchen of Westport (423 Post Road East, Compo Shopping Center; 203-454-5540)

Westporters have adored this Indonesian-Chinese gem since it opened in 1987. Over 35 years, The Little Kitchen of Westport has won many awards, including Best Chinese/Asian Restaurant and The Best Restaurants in the World for Wine Lovers, and is Zagat-rated. Enjoy pan-Asian food, experience the Chinese culture-rich décor, and explore their great wine and sake selections.


Walrus Alley (90 Post Road East; 203-333-2733)

This Southern gastropub is a favorite with its hand-selected craft beers, warm family friendly atmosphere, and mouth-watering smoked meats. During the warmer months, there’s great live music on their outdoor dining patio.


Capuli (143 Post Road East; 203-557-9340)

Capuli, owned and operated by Chef Armando Brito and his wife, offers the community something a little different: California-Mediterranean cuisine, with freshly prepared meals for lunch and dinner. There are menu options for everyone; it’s a perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal and a glass of wine with family or friends in a cozy atmosphere. Customers call it a “hidden gem.”


Winfield Street Coffee (13 Post Road West; 203-557-6540)

Winfield Street coffee is a community-gathering coffee place where everyone can find a warm smile, excellent coffee and creative food.


Gold’s Delicatessen (451 Post Road East; 203-227-0101)

Serving Westport for over 60 years, with real sour pickles, hot pastrami and corned beef — the kind you only get in a real Jewish deli. Their homemade matzo ball soup always simmers on the stove. The smell of fresh brisket and turkeys roasting in the oven is always a temptation.




Old Mill Grocery & Deli (222 Hillspoint Road; 203-701-9969)

Old Mill Grocery & Deli is known for the best new pizza in Westport, as well as elevated beach food and coffee – all served in a beautiful market within Westport’s oldest and most treasured restaurant space by the beach. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Catering available for groups of 8+.

Rye Ridge (159 Main Street; 203-557-8280)

Rye Ridge is a New York kosher-style delicatessen and restaurant. They pride themselves on delicious quality foods, and unique items with great service. They are open 7 days a week, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Sherwood Diner (901 Post Road East; 203-226-5535)

Sherwood Diner is a local, family-owned and operated business since 1977. It is a staple for a wide range of guests to enjoy breakfast all day, lunch and dinner, conveniently located on the Post Road, right off I-95 Exit 18.

family friendly

Lunch Box (190 Weston Road, Weston; 203-227-4808)

Since 1977, Lunch Box is Weston’s enduring “local joint” offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily, serving many scratch-made preparations and specializing in Latin cuisine. With a full bar and a staff that truly knows regulars’ names, Lunch Box transports diners back to a different time.



Nômade (150 Main Street; 203-557-9577)

Nômade’s cuisine is inspired by some of the world’s most cherished cultures and ethnic dishes, in destinations like North Africa, Santorini, Asia, Hungary, Spain, France and the Mediterranean.



Tutti’s Ristorante (599 Riverside Avenue; 203-221-0262)

This Italian restaurant in the heart of Saugatuck is a true family business. The Funicello family opened Tutti’s in 2002, supplying diners with an atmosphere and ambiance that allows you to feel right at home, enjoying a great home cooked meal.


Kawa Ni (19A Bridge Square; 203-557-8775)

Located along the Saugatuck River, Kawa Ni is an innovative take on a Japanese izakaya. Unique cocktails accompany ramen, dumplings, nigiri and other favorites. Everything is meant to be shared. Kampai!



Don Memo (90 Main Street; 203-557-6198)

Located in the heart of downtown Westport, Don Memo is a fun creative take on Mexican fare inspired by travels to Oxacana, Puebla and Mexico City. Clean, vibrant food and drink represent the true spirit of Mexico.

Viva Zapata (530 Riverside Avenue; 203-227-8226)

Good food, good margaritas, good times…serving Westport in the heart of Saugatuck since 1969.


Oyster Bar & Restaurant

La Plage (Longshore Club Park, 260 Compo Road South; 203-684-6232)

La Plage is a waterfront casual restaurant and oyster bar, showcasing a coastal cuisine focused on locally harvested seafood and shellfish, garden fresh produce and sustainable meats, served in a relaxed atmosphere with views of the Saugatuck River and Long Island Sound.

Rizzuto’s (540 Riverside Avenue; 203-221-1002)

Rizzuto’s focuses on seasonal ingredients and preparations featuring market fresh fish, famous lobster rolls, a raw bar, steaks and chops, pasta, and Neapolitan wood-fired pizza. The restaurant boasts a large bar and lounge and an inviting main dining room, featuring an open display kitchen and a grand stone fireplace. A large patio overlooks the Saugatuck neighborhood and tranquil river. 


The Whelk (575 Riverside Avenue; 203-557-0902)

A seafood and oyster bar on the Saugatuck River, serving inventively prepared sustainable seafood and local produce accompanied by amazing cocktails. The Whelk offers outdoor dining seasonally, and the enormously popular Oyster Happy Hour Tuesday through Friday.


Jeera Thai (165 Post Road East; 203-557-9799)

Providing the authentic taste, culture and cuisine of Thailand, in the heart of Westport, since 2010.