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West Street Grill

43 West St, Litchfield, CT 06759-3501
+1 860-567-3885
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good11%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“tempura” (14 reviews)
“bread” (33 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
43 West St, Litchfield, CT 06759-3501
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Reviewed 19 July 2009

My wife and I had an excellent experience at West Street Grill. The dinner was exceptional, with incredible blending of flavors. Our dinner was like a culinary journey, with each course so delicious. Our server, Linda, was outstanding both with her knowledge of various entrees...More

Thank Jason06032
Reviewed 2 June 2009

It's too bad--it's a sweet location in a charming town, conveniently located for our family in Southern Connecticut and the Berkshires. Unfortunately, we've have one too many bad experiences here, and the last one was the worst. You can forgive one-time snotty and unaccommodating waitstaff...More

5  Thank bea0101
Reviewed 28 May 2009

I recently went to the west street grill with my boyfriend and mother. I have only good things to say about our experience there. The owner James O'Shea was a joy and the food and service was impeccable. Friends of ours had recommended it and...More

Thank AODNewyork
Reviewed 27 March 2009

I have to agree with all of the negative reviews posted here. We laugh about this place and our experience there ... why anyone would spend their time and money at this overrated, pompous and just plain rude restaurant hasn't opened their eyes to the...More

8  Thank MrsCaptainHenry
Reviewed 11 February 2009

Unbelievably pompous" owner! I stopped in with a friend today. Since they didn't have it posted, we asked to see a menu, making it clear that we werent sure what we were going to do for lunch today. There was a man eating and drinking...More

8  Thank ceejax
Reviewed 26 December 2008

I have been visiting friends in Litchfield for Christmas for several years now. Last Christmas Eve was spent at the West Street Grill where four of us were sat at a table that could not fit more than three people. This year, my hosts decided...More

12  Thank JSPNY
Reviewed 30 November 2008

In late September we visited Litchfield and found ourselves needing a glass of wine at about 11.45 on a Sunday. The West Street Grill was laid up for lunch and had two inviting tables opening on to the sidewalk. An elderly gentelman sat at one...More

2  Thank susieqmunich
Reviewed 4 September 2008

My wife and I have been going to the West Street Grill since it opened more than 2 decades ago. Initially, because of rave reviews in NYC papers, it was often booked solid every evening of the week. Since then, however, the initial pizaaz has...More

Thank PPdiM
Reviewed 22 April 2008

This place has been coasting on its earlier good reputation for quite some time. Although the kitchen can turn out nicely prepared, fresh food, there is really not enough imagination or creativity going on here to justify the prices and the attitude. Service can range...More

8  Thank cboy3
Reviewed 6 April 2008

Recently, at the West Street Grill, the owner asked me if I was enjoying my dinner (that I just started). I replied that my salmon was a litte salty. He immediately went into a harangue about "his chefs season everything appropriately." He intimated it was...More

9  Thank CeeGee
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Response from Virginia508 | Reviewed this property |
My advice is to call them The Fall is a busy season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 West St, Litchfield, CT 06759-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Litchfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-567-3885
  • E-mail
West Street Grill in Litchfield, CT sets the standard for modern American cuisine. Come indulge in beautifully plated dishes with inspired flavors. In the kitchen, each and every dish is executed with stellar culinary experience and delivered with perfection. Fresh ingredients are always used and fresh fish delivered daily. Our Parmesan Aioli Bread, Pate, Cauliflower Tempura, and Soups are among our customer's favorites. We have an extensive list of wines and in 2013 won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Dive into one of our perfectly made martinis or try one of our delectable desserts, they are both sure to be a treat. The owner's at West Street Grill know what it takes to create a warm and attentive experience when you visit their restaurant. At West Street Grill, we anticipate your every need and have trained our staff to do the same with courteous and seamless attention to your experience. They offer an appreciative welcome to all guests, and assure perfect service.
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