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Le Penguin

61 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT 06830-5506
+1 203-717-1200
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (11 reviews)
“red snapper” (5 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (3 reviews)
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61 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT 06830-5506
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 February 2017

An nice cozy place with friendly staff. Tables are little too close together so an intimate evening could well be shared by the table next to you. However, food was excellent would fully recommend the oysters, fois gras terrine, tartare de Boeuf and any of...More

Thank TheEnglishGentleman
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have dined at Le Pinguin numerous times over the last few years and never had a disappointing meal. In fact it's my husband's and my favorite place, whether it's just a casual dinner during a week, or a special celebration. In fact we just...More

Thank AskaBP
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I dined here early in the week. The bistro's atmosphere was warm, pleasant, and casual, although the candlelight at our table shed so little light we could barely read the menus and had to rely on our phones to see the bill....More

Thank Greyrockgal
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Four of us stopped in for lunch. We were very pleased to find a reasonably priced assortment of lunch meals. I was quite impressed with a simple hamburger and my wife had an assortment of carefully and nicely prepared vegetables. While not normally a fan...More

Thank FloydBaran
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I usually have dinner at Le Penguin. Foods are wonderfully cooked. Nice atmosphere and excellent choices and varieties.

Thank Mangiargiusto
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I went for the second time to Le Pingouin. The welcome was very nice and they seated us on a nice corner table. The room was full of beautiful people. We started with oysters and salad then we both had the medium rare Steak Frite...More

1  Thank Edgarvaudeville
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Do you offer any type of a tasting menu?
30 March 2017|
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Response from | 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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