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Le Penguin

61 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT 06830-5506
+1 203-717-1200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tuna tartare” (11 reviews)
“red snapper” (6 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (3 reviews)
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61 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT 06830-5506
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent for a nice dinner. The place is cozy, as any european restaurant, seating is limited and space as well. You should do s reservation and enjoy a good wine and an excellent meal.

Thank valverdejc2015
Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you look at a view of Le Penguin on Google Maps, it looks like a scruffy little dive. But don't let the scruffy exterior fool you. Inside you will find a crowded, cramped French bistro with noisy customers, indifferent service - but superb food....More

Thank CastawayKnight
Reviewed 25 November 2017

6 of us ( 2 kids )came for dinner at this cute little french restaurent . Decor is country french. . Table a bit tight. Servers pleasant and efficient . We enjoyed a good meal with oysters , foie gras terraine . Red snapper and...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Whenever we dine in Greenwich we are usually at this fine bistro right off Greenwich Avenue. The daily specials always offer something wonderful and the main menu is solid, too. Service is impeccable and the wine list is varied and a good value. The restaurant...More

Thank dlsk
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We visited Le Penguin this evening, after not having been here for a while. My wife had the chicken paillard (outstanding) and I had the cajun chicken(also very good.) We split a chopped artichoke salad and a pate; both were excellent. The only hitch was...More

Thank Rcdown78
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We had outstanding service by Zoe. Very good bloody Mary's to start. The soup special was good but could have been better with a bit more spice. My wife had the grilled shrimp special. She was very pleased. I had the hamburger. It was excellent....More

Thank Dukeatbrays
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This small but lovely restaurant is Paris in Connecticut. It features fabulous cuisine with attentive service. It's pricey but well worth the splurge.

Thank vondeenlvr
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Average food, in a cramped small restaurant, with awful service.....you can hear every word said in the adjoining table, and the servers are rude, so rude and obnoxious I have decided I will never go there again...

2  Thank gjacorp
Reviewed 26 April 2017

First of all, the deep coral walls of the restaurant put everyone in a good mood - and it just gets louder from there! Everyone is attentive and the food is delicious, but you have to take note of the extraordinary number of single women...More

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The food was excellent, especially the veal chop. Tables are VERY close together, and when the restaurant is filled, it is so noisy it is almost impossible to carry on a conversation with the person sitting opposite you. We were there on a Saturday night....More

Thank Joan Z
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30 March 2017|
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Response from anshu V | Property representative |
No we do not. A la carte menu only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT 06830-5506
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-717-1200
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