A view from Riverside

Indian Harbor Yacht Club
in Greenwich CT

Relocation Information Stamford, Greenwich and Norwalk CT

Living along or near the coastline of lower Fairfield County affords all of us the opportunity to enjoy the sandy Long Island Sound shoreline and a few moments later be in a downtown urban setting. With beautiful parks and recreation areas, our downtown areas offer theaters, museums and a large variety of restaurants.
Additionally, we are within 45 minutes
of New York City

Relocation Guidance Stamford, Greenwich, and Norwalk CT

Restaurant Guide

Relocation information for Stamford, Greenwich and Norwalk. Directory of Restaurants including Waterfront,Outside Dining, Sunday Brunch, Listings of Grocers & Specialty Food Stores, School Information, Museums, Children's Activites, Library Information and Links to Events in Stamford, Greenwich and Norwalk CT

The Perot Library Old Greenwich

Stamford, Greenwich and Norwalk, CT School information, Golf Courses, Ice Skating...Parks and Recreation

Greenwich Public Schools Nice Layout and wonderful information and photos links from this site to all of Greenwich's Public Schools..each Public School has it's own web site.
Stamford Public Schools
Great site with information from pre-school, magnet schools to adult education classes
Greenwich Continuing Education Great class offerings! Some include: Perennial Gardening,
Pilate's, Portrait Drawing, Trips to NYC, Culinary Delights, and a variety of guest speakers..experts in Opera to Dostoevsky's masterpiece "The Idiot"
School profiles in Connecticut Local Connecticut school profiles, provided by the State of Connecticut's department of Education
Town of Greenwich CT

Town of New Cannan CT
Greenwich Municipal Golf The Griffith E. Harris golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, is the only municipal golf course in Greenwich. There are nine private clubs with golf courses and five yacht clubs throughout Greenwich.
City of Stamford CT
Stamford Municipal Golf - There are 2 municipal golf courses in Stamford(203) 324-4185
Sterling Farms is 128 acres with an 18-hole golf course, putting green, driving range and tennis this course welcomes out of town player's.
Stamford's E. Gaynor Brennan Municipal Golf Course - Visitors to Stamford are welcome to play (203) 324-4185 The course is a short (5900 yards), but challenging...451 Stillwater Avenue
City of Norwalk CT
Downtown Stamford Listings for special events, theaters, shopping and restaurants
Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford CT Beautiful spot for hiking
Stamford Museum and Nature Center--Hiking trails along with a Great Petting Zoo..and an Observatory open to the public on Friday evenings during the summer
Bruce Museum of Arts and Science Greenwich CT Fabulous Permanent Exhibits including a fantastic collection of minerals from around the world
The Maritime Aquarium Norwalk CT and IMAX Theater!
The Beardsley Zoo 36 acres of exhibits ranging from North American mammals like timber wolves, pronghorn antelope and bison to exotic rain forest animals
Connecticut State Parks information on boating, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and sailing in our Connecticut state parks
Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 203 351-8560
Terry Connors Ice Rink Cove Island Park Stamford, CT 203 977-4513
Stamford Twin Rinks Located in Springdale1063 Hope Street, Stamford, CT 203 968-9000

Cayah Sarita departing for a Dinner Cruise from Fjords in Cos Cob Harbor
Dinner Cruises, Boat Supplies, Yacht Charters

The Star of America, available for Charter, Robert Christopher Marine Yacht Sales

Fjord Catering & Charters
Providing fabulous Sunday Brunch Cruises and Dinner Cruises that you can enjoy out on Long Island Sound-Greenwich CT (Cos Cob Harbor)
The Small Boat Shop Retailer offering lessons and rentals of kayaks and more. Some offerings include winter kayaking, summer kayaking, Kayaking, rowing, sailing and demo days Located in Norwalk
Rex Marine Yacht Sales Full Service Marine Center, also offering visitor docking in South Norwalk call ahead for availability, transient docking up to 40 feet (South Norwalk) 203 831-5236
BoatUS Norwalk, CT 203 866-4426
Harbor cruises of the historic Norwalk Harbor to the outer islands including Sheffield Island Lighthouse, aboard an authentic paddlewheel Island Princess. (203) 852-7241
Yacht Charters and Sales Robert Christopher at The Stamford Landing next to the Paridise Cafe 203 356 0400
Duffy Electric Boat Rentals The Crab Shell Unplugged, a 21-foot battery-powered boat, will take up to 6 people around Stamford Harbor, Dolphin Cove and Shippan Point 203 356-0400
Boat Rentals and Boating Links in CT Great Web site listing most of the marina's in Connecticut, boats for sale and rentals
Long Shore Sailing School in Westport Boat and Kayak Rentals. Westport residents with beach stickers may park in all lots. Others should use the designated lot just beyond the marina building.
Greenwich Brunch, Waterside Dining, Outside Cafes and Restaurants

L'Escale in Greenwich

Avenida Mexican Restaurant Greenwich This trendy restaurant reminds me of a Southwestern restaurant you might find in Taos New Mexico. Menu items include Ceviche, Spicy Mole Poblano, Enchiladas Suizas, Delicious Fish offerings, Fresh Guacamole, Home Made Chips and a variety of Salsa's. Avenida has one of the most extensive menus for premium tequila's and serves delicious specialty margaritas. Located in the former location of Bleu 339 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT 203-661-9377

Applausi Osteria
Opened in 1994. Authentic Italian, Homemade Pasta, Steaks, Salads and Seafood. This is one of four restuarants owned by the same family. 199 Sound Beach Avenue Old Greenwich 203-637-4447

Arcadia Coffee and Tea House In addition to brewing rich coffee Arcadia hosts a rich and electric mix of special events including art shows, comedians, lectures, concerts and book events in conjunction with Just Books. When a special event is not planned in the evening Arcadia is available for private functions. With an emphasis on Coffee, Arcadia offers a limited food menu of Baked Goods, Muffins, Sandwiches, Caesar salad and Soup. Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Brunch with evening hours that very. Check their online calendar for special events. 20 Arcadia Road, Old Greenwich, CT 203-637-8766

Baang Café & Bar
Serving Asian influenced cuisine since 1995. The interior decor is modern with vibrant colors, exposed copper pipes and high ceilings. Like the decor, many of the flavors are bold and the pairings unique. Baang is a very popular and bustling restaurant which has been serving many of the same signature dishes for almost 15 years. 1191 E. Putnam Ave. Riverside, CT 203-637-2114

Barcelona Tapas Restuarant and Wine Bar. Serving a large selection of hot and cold tapa's such as, Duck Confit, Spicy Pork Pintxo, Warm Octopus Salad,Goat Cheese with Wild Mushrooms,Crab Cake, Tuna Tartare and Entrees which include Grilled Lamb Chops,Giant Prawns, Paella, Argentine Mixed Grill and Pepper-Rubbed Fillet Mignon. Extensive wine list, and an fantastic array of Catering options. Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar with location's in Norwalk, Greenwich and Fairfield, CT Lunch, Dinner and a Late Night Menu 203 983-6400

Boxcar Cantina It is apparent in the details that the chef is a native of New Mexico, using mostly organic poultry, niman beef, niman pork, New Mexican green chili's and fresh lime juice in the margarita's. The Boxcar Cantina serves Salads and Burgers along with a large variety of Northern Mexican Cuisine.This bustling cantina is tucked away a few blocks from Greenwich Avenue, The Boxcar Cantina 44 Old Field Point Rd, Greenwich, CT 203-661-4774

This small eatery is an eat-in but primarily take-out restaurant and caterer. These are experienced Chef's and they offer a lot of Organic healthy choices with an extensive and diverse menu. They have a passion for serving fresh food, soups are cooked from scratch daily, juice is freshly squeezed and the menu includes savory burgers, Tex Mex, both hot and cold wraps with just the right balance of ingredients,salads, sandwiches, and a refeshingly large variety of vegetarian foods. Seasonal favorites are the Macaroni Lulu and the Corn Chowder. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner on a few evenings. Bruckner's is located a few minuets from Greenwich Avenue 1 Grigg Street 203 422 6300

Bulldog Bar and Grill Cos Cob
The owner of Pulpo opened this American Restaurant which always has a lively gathering in the bar, there are many booths and a cozy restaurant area. Bulldog is located where Augies used to be. The layout remains mainly the same although the interior is a lot warmer . The menu items include typical American fare with Salads, Burgers and Entrees such as Grilled Salmon, Lasagna and Steak. Bulldog serves a full menu until almost Midnight which is an anomaly to the Greenwich area, a Saturday and Sunday Brunch, Lunch and Dinner. located at 136 River Road Extension Greenwich 203 422-2177

Crew Restaurant
A Contemporary American Bistro located just a few steps from Greenwich Avenue. Crew is sure to be a success with it's diverse and creative menu offering both small and large plates. Menu items include items such as Casco Bay Monkfish, Grilled Hangar Steak, Artisanal Cheeses, Mussels and a Crew Burger. 280 Railroad Avenue Greenwich 203-340-9443

Da Vinci’s Ristorante This landmark Italian restaurant has a warm cheery ambience reminiscent of a cafe in Italy with murals painted on the walls, earthy tones and a terra cotta floor. Opened in 1966 it is the oldest Italian restaurant on Greenwich Avenue, serving fabulous pasta dishes, veal, steak and pizza. Casual Italian 235 Greenwich Ave.Greenwich, CT 203 661-5831

Elm Street Oyster House a small charming cafe located just off of Greenwich Avenue. The entrance to the restaurant is through the long bar area which is separate from the dining area. While in this area be sure to take a look at the intriguing painting situated on the brick wall behind the bar, specials and wines by the glass are listed on chalk boards on the brick wall too. This popular restaurant with about 30 tables is always bustling. Seafood, Steaks, Salads a Large selection of wine by the glass. Children's menu is available Lunch, Brunch and Dinner 11 West Elm Greenwich 203-629-5795

Fonda La Paloma This is Greenwich's Oldest Mexican Restaurant. On Karaoke night you may just hear someone famous singing a few tunes, local actors often make cameo appearances. A fun Mexican Cantina with approxomately 60 tables and a seperate bar area with 6 tables. During the warmer months, outside dining on the terrace and valet parking is available. Authentic mexican fare and great margaritas. 531 Boston Post Road Cos Cob 203-661-9395

- Seasonal fresh French Cuisine, the focus is natural and the food is superb. Appetizers include Smoked and King Salmon, Grilled Calamari and entrees such as Osso Bucco Pappardelle, Dry Aged Rib Steak, and Jumbo Sea Scallops. The seasonings and sauces are well balanced, not overpowering as with many French restaurants. Serving Brunch, Lunch and Dinner 253 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, (203) 661-3443

Ku One of the best resturants for Sashimi and Sushi in the Greenwich area. A great place for a romantic meal with a warm atmoshere, entertaining sushi chefs and an attentive wait staff. Ku serves FRESH~Sashimi, a large variety of sushi rolls, many traditonal Japaneese offerings, excellent seasonal specials and a table-cooked hot pot. Another reason I really like Ku is because of the large assortment of appetizers that you would typically not see offered in a Japanesse resturant. Appetizers at Ku include the fresh Oysters sampler with both East and West Coast Oysters, Roasted Chateaubriand, Grilled Octopus and "Sake" Mussels. 85 East Putnum Ave Cos Cob, CT 203 422-6310

Located at the Delamar Hotel in the Greenwich Harbor, L'Escale translates to “stopover,” in French. Two waterside seating areas which are posh and distinctive, and a warm Mediterranian dining room. Dock space by reservation if arriving by motor or sailboat with slips available on a short term and longer basis. L'Escale's cuisine is Provencal and the wine menu keeps with the food theme offering some of the best French vintages from Provence. L'Escale is an exquisite choice for any occasion. The Delmar Hotel was named one of the best 80 small hotels in the world by Conde Naste Traveler. The Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch 500 Steamboat Rd Greenwich, CT 203 661-4600

Little Thai Kitchen The Little Thai kitchen is little in size but big on flavors, also located in Darien and in Byram 21 St. Roch Ave Greenwich 203-622-2972

Maya of Japan
Possibly the oldest Sushi restaurant in Fairfield County. Miazake San's eye for fresh fish is simply keen.Great Sushi. Lewis Street, Greenwich, CT

Mackenzies Grill Room Salads to Steaks. Serving late night,.with entertainment a few nights a week. Sunday Brunch: 11.30 am - 4.00 pm, Lunch and Dinner 148 Sound Beach Ave Old Greenwich 698-0223

Meli-Melo This cozy french bistro has an incredible variety of satisfying soups. The French Onion Soup is a favorite and so are many of the pureed soups, buckwheat and wheat crepes are also speciality's. A great casual place for Brunch or to take a break while shopping along Greenwich Avenue. Decadent homemade Meli-Milo icecream and sorbet are made on the premises and available for takeout. Located at 362 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT 203-629-6153

Polpo Restaurant Greenwich Creative Cuisine and an elegant setting with two distinctly different floors. On the first floor there is a rustic bar made of dark oak along, tables covered in white linens and a piano player who plays almost nightly frequently accompanied by sax and bass. The upstairs area has a large dining area, tables, booths and features an outside covered terrace which is heated in the winter. Polpo's is located just a few minuets from Greenwich Avenue and is well worth exploring. 554 Old Post Rd Number 3 Greenwich, CT (203) 629-1999

Restaurant Jean-Louis
Best of Zagat 2004 Like the best restaurants in Europe, the dining experience is a welcome respite and each guest is always pampered. Greenwich CT 61 Lewis Street 203-622-8450

That Little Restaurant
The tables are painted with a lacy style that brings to mind the taverns of Venice. Moderately priced menu features salads, pastas and pizza choices. 228 Mill St.Greenwich, CT (203) 531-7500

The Gingerman 99 Washington St.South Norwalk, CT An American Pub known for excellent burgers and the large selection of draught beers also located in Greenwich,CT

at the Greenwich Hyatt has a soaring four-story tropical atrium where the Restaurant Winfield's is located and a small fish filled stream that winds its way to through the atrium. Winfield's has one of the largest Sunday brunch offerings in the area with made to order omelets, a seafood raw bar, carving stations and a variety of prepared foods. Voted Best Sunday Brunch in Fairfield County. Winfield's is located on the border of Stamford on the Post Road at 1800 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich. 203-637-1234

Little Thai Kitchen The little Thai kitchen is little is size but big on flavors. 21 St. Roch Ave Greenwich 203-622-2972 also located in Darien CT.

Terra Ristorante this Italian Bistro has a main dining room and an intimate bar area. It is a popular meeting place and has a generous and fairly priced menu. 156 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT (203) 629-5222

Valbella Greenwich This prestigious restaurant provides the setting for an elegant dining experience. Creative cuisine and presentations with nicely spaced tables in the dining rooms and a working fireplace on the cozy first floor. There is a larger dinning area located on the second floor and also a separate bar area. Serving Pasta, Veal, Seafood, artfully prepared appetizers,decadent desserts and pastries. Valbella's is considered one of the best Italian Restaurants in Lower Fairfield County and boasts one of the best wine lists Connecticut Reservations recommended1309 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 203-637-1155

Barcelona Restaurant

The Delemar Hotel Greenwich

The Gingerman Greenwich


Winfield's Greenwich

Bulldog Tavern Greenwich and Norwalk

Stamford Brunch, Waterside Dining, Outdoor Cafes and Restaurants

John Pierre a
French Bistro in Stamford

The Long Ridge Tavern's Patio
the Tavern's bar is pictured below

The Silvermine Tavern

Paradise Bar and Grill in Stamford, CT

Bennett's Steak and Fish House Highly celebrated Steak and Seafood a landmark restuarant owned by NBA referee Bennett Salvatore and former NY Giant Andy Robustelli. Private Rooms Available Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence 2003 Zagat Rated Excellent.
24 -26 Spring St, Stamford, CT 203 978-7995

Brasita's South American Caribbean food served in a charming vibrant decor with one of the friendliest wait staffs in the area. Truly a unique dining experience with the winsome combinations and flavors. A wide variety of delicious tapas and specialty drinks that include Margarita's with fresh squeezed lime and Mojitos. Lunch and Diner with seasonal outdoor dining and special events. Brasita's provides valet parking during the busy warm weather months when their outside patios are open. Located in Glenbrook at 954 East Main Stamford 203 323-3176

Bradford's Grill American fare served in a tavern setting. Large TV screens on two floors make this a destination for many sports fans. Happy Hour with half priced drinks and appetizers until 8pm nightly. Bradford's is famous for their Homemade Beef Stew, Stromboli's and Buffalo Wings, the extensive menu includes a large selection of Salads, Sandwiches Pizza and Burgers. Serving food late(until mid-night) most evenings. 83 Bedford Street Stamford 203 961-9999

Chez Jean Pierre Je amour c'est restaurant. Outside dining during the warm months, serving lunch, brunch and dinner. Bon Appetite.188 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 203-357-9526

Crab Shell Restaurant offers indoor and outdoor waterside dining, a dockside outdoor Tiki bar, live entertainment Thursday through Sunday during the summer, slips for boaters coming in by water (channel 9 is monitored) 46 Southfield Ave. Stamford Landing Stamford, CT 203 967-7229

Capriccio Bistro in downtown Stamford has the largest seasonal outside dining area's in downtown Stamford. There is a reason this restaurant is always busy. They have great variety, interesting combinations and a wonderful menu with one of the most extensive offerings for creative salads, pizza and panini and pasta's. Capriccio's is a casual Bistro located at 189 Bedford Street Stamford 203- 356-9819

A Unique Loft Steakhouse with high ceilings, 100 year old windows and an impressive pool table and lounge area. Enter Ocean's and proceed up the stairs to enter Dunn's Loft. Dunn's steaks are on par if not a cut above Morton's. Dunn's is also a great spot for a night cap, dessert, or a game of pool.

A Steak and Seafood restaurant with an innovative menu also featuring authentic Italian inspired dishes and pastas. Special offerings include holiday dining events, catering, private dining rooms, event coordinators and large elegantly appointed suites with sweeping views of Holly Pond and Long Island Sound which are available for parties. Brunch, Lunch and Dinner 2748 Post Road, Darien, Connecticut 203 325-9979

Il Falco Ristorante An Italian culinary experience awaits you at II Falco. Menu items such as Farfalle Pasta alla Carbonara, Scaloppine alla Francese, Ricotta Cheese Cake, and daily specials such as Chilean Seabass and Sea Scallops alla Marechiaro. The wait staff is very attentive and the chef may even visit your table. Homemade pasta is prepared on a daily basis and the wine menu with over 2000 bottles. Located in downtown Stamford near Target. Il Falco Ristorante 59 Broad St, Stamford, CT 203 327-0002

Lakeside Diner Lovely views from this tiny diner with big picture windows over looking a lake open for breakfast & lunch only. The Lakeside diner has some of the best homemade donuts in the area and is located just North of the Merrit Parkway. 1050 Long Ridge Rd Stamford, CT 203 322-2252

Long Ridge Tavern Nestled in the center of one of Connecticut's most picturesque, well preserved historic villages. Innovative dishes, which change seasonally, contemporary American cuisine in a historic tavern setting. Live Music a few nights a week. Sunday Brunch, Lunch and Dinner 2635 Long Ridge Rd Stamford, CT 203 329-7818

Ocean's 211 Seafood
. The chef, formally of the famous Aqua Grill in Manhattan has joined forces with Dunn and the offerings are savory. Ocean's has an extensive selection of West and East Coast Oyster's, a small bites menu with artisan cheeses, and serves cast iron seared Steak, Pasta, daily specials, as well as a vast offering of fresh seafood with fresh seasonal herbs and creative relishes. The crab cakes are some of the best in the area and the Caesar Salad prepared table side is excellent. Extraordinary wine selection and over 15 varieties of beer. 211 Summer Street Stamford, CT 203-973-0494

Mona Lisa Restaurant Mona Lisa is in the heart of Stamford's entertainment district. Since 1992 Mona Lisa's has been pleasing patron's with creative interpretations of regional Italian dishes. From Ossobuco to Porcini and Truffles Stamford, CT 203 348-1070

Morton's Steak House
The name is synonymous with steaks, UBS building 377 North State Street Stamford 203-324-3939

NAPA and Company
Napa serves fresh seasonal food with an inventive always changing menu, a beautiful selection of Artisan Cheeses and small plate foods. Offerings may include Fish, Poultry, Beef and Pasta of the Day and menu items such as Gnocchi with Braised Veal Breast, Roasted & Marinated Connecticut Beets with Crushed pistachios and Whipped goats milk. Reservations are highly suggested and in addition there is a retail store at Napa and Company with Wine, Olive Oil, Artisan Cheese, Olives, Jams and other delicacies. Located on the Corner of Broad and Summer Street Stamford,CT 203 353-3319

Chef Sabatiello Settembre who is from a family of Italian chefs from Italy offers menu items including Old World Style Bruschetta, numerous pastas, scaloppini, steak, seafood and a large variety of salads. There are several rooms at Sabatiello's, my favorite is the upstairs at Sabatiello’s with an intimate dining area and a small bar over looking Bedford Street which may be reserved for private parties. 269 Bedford Street Stamford, CT 06901 203- 353-3300

Serving Southwestern Cuisine. A recipient of many Zaget awards, Telluride serves generous highly flavored creative presentations, the menu offers pairing suggestions for wine and a small plate menu for tapas other menu items include a large variety of
salads and sandwiches, and pizza. 245 Bedford Street Stamford, CT 203 357-7679

The Colony Grill True nostalgia can be found at Colony Grill along with thin crust pizza & traditional toppings of pepperoni, sausage and onions. The Colony is more of a bar than a restaurant, serving an enormous amount of take out. It is a fixture of the neighborhood and has been serving pizza since the 1940s. 172 Myrtle Ave.Stamford, CT 203 359-2184

The Paradise Bar and Grill Located just down the boardwalk from the Crab Shell. The Paradise has a large open air dining area during the warm months over looking the marina and an outside tiki bar. A diversified menu with Seafood, Steak, Sizzling Fajitas and Pizza. Menu items may include, New Zealand Lamb Chops, German Pot Roast and Green Apple Brie. This is also a nice low key place for a Sunday brunch. Slips for boaters who are visiting are available, channel 9 is monitored. Southfield Avenue Stamford 203 323-1116

The Colony Grill Stamford

Pastry Shops, Bakeries, Icecream and Specialty Food Stores in Greenwich

Aux Delices the name translates to "all the wonderful things in life" Exquisite bakery with a few tables and a large variety of prepared foods by internationally-acclaimed chef Debra Pont. With two locations. 1075 East Putnam Avenue Riverside, 3 West Elm Street Greenwich

Black Forest Pastry Shop
the croissants are fantastic Lewis Street in Greenwich
Beyond Bread
214 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 203 637-2543

Stamford Icecream, Pastry Shops, Bakeries, and Specialty Food Stores

Schakolad Chocolate Factor
y Hand Made Chocolates, Perfectly Dipped Chocolate Strawberry's and unique gift boxes. Located on Stamford on Bedford Street across from Telluride

Coldstone Creamery 1109 High Ridge Road Stamford 203 487-7400
Restaurants in Norwalk, CT

Knipschildt's Famous Chocolates are available at Chocopologie

Chocopologie This petite unique cafe is the creation of one of the best Chocolatier's in the world, Fritz Knipschildt. The ingredients are always fresh and prepared with great attention just like the hand made chocolates, serving scrumptious crepes, a variety of salads, sandwiches, appetizers and homemade soups. A great place for brunch, lunch or a light evening meal. Chocopologie offers delectable fresh truffles, dark chocolate ganache and and other sumptuous offerings at the retail counter. Large windows allow visitors to view the chocolate making process. The way that Knipschildt balances flavors is truly remarkable his chocolates are the caviar of chocolate, beyond decadent. Closed on Monday and Tuesday with late night hours throughout the week.12 South Main Street, South Norwalk, 203 854-4754

Jalapeno This new Mexican-Chilean restaurant overlooks the harbor on the East/South Norwalk line, with sidewalk tables at which to relish the view and inexpensive, hearty food. 2 Fort Point St. Norwalk, CT 203 831-0860

Ocean Drive
features Pacific Rim food with tastes borrowing from the Philippines to Thailand. The space evokes the feeling of South Beach and features a Dale Chihuly sea-inspired chandelier.128 Washington St.Norwalk, CT 203 855-1665

Meigas Wine Spectator rated this one of the best Spanish restaurants in the USA July 2003..Open Lunch, Tuesday to Friday; dinner, Tuesday to Sunday.. 10 Wall St., Norwalk, CT 203 866-8800

Rowayton Seafood Restaurant Sweeping views of the Five Mile River in Rowayton

River Cat Grill American, Nice seafood selection, burgers and a worthwhile Ala Carte Sunday Brunch. A great live music line up. Favorite bands including, The Grapes and Tor and the Newcombers..148 Rowayton Ave. Rowayton, CT 203-854-0860

SONO Bakery This is a fabulous bakery and is the creation of John Barricelli who has worked with Martha Stuart for many years. SoNo Baking Company features artisan breads, french style pastries and gorgious speciality cakes. An open air café with an outside terrace. Serving perfect pancakes, homemade soups, panini and omlettes. Serving Breafast, Brunch and Lunch until 5 or 6pm daily SoNo Baking Company & Cafe. 101 South Water Street,. South Norwalk,203 847-7666

Sono Seaport Seafood and Fish Market Overlooking the Historic Norwalk Harbor this waterside Restaurant features a wide variety of cuisine ranging from Black Angus hamburgers to succulent Maine Lobsters. Very casual.. 100 Water Street South Norwalk, CT 203-854-9483

Sunset Grill This purely seasonal restaurant is located on the water at Calf Pasture Beach. Dazzling evening displays are to be seen from this lovely casual setting with a large deck that over looks the Norwalk Harbor. Renovated a few years ago the the owners may start to extend their months that they remain open. Serving excellent clam chowder, menu items include a variety of seafood, pasta, chicken and steaks. 52 Calf Pasture Rd Norwalk, CT. 203 866-4177 2006 open until December

The Gingerman 99 Washington St.South Norwalk, CT An American Pub known for excellent burgers and the large selection of draught beers also located in Greenwich,CT

Sono Seaport Norwalk
Restaurants in Darien, CT

Centro's Restaurant Darien
Centro Northern Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. The whimsical, lively and colorful decor features tromp l'oqeil murals depicting sumptuous scenes from Tuscany as well as angelic images peering down from a pastel sky.. Upscale, yet casual. 319 Post Road Darien, CT 203-655-4772

Giovanni's II A serious Steakhouse with an innovative menu also featuring authentic Italian-inspired veal, pasta, and fresh seafood creations. Nice lunch menu..excellent Onion Soup..Banquet Facilities...superior service 2748 Post Road, Darien, 203 325-9979

Restaurants in Westport, CT and Restaurants Fairfield, CT
Conte's Market and Grill Fabulous seafood market and restaurant..and the best oyster's rockefeller in CT Catering also available..540 Riverside Ave. Westport, CT 203 226-3474
Asian, Japanese..Whether you’re a die-hard sushi lover or a brave first-timer, Sakura makes every dining experience extraordinary. Sakura offers a variety of dining options: take a seat around a hibachi, reserve a tatami room, set up camp at the sushi bar or make yourself at home in the traditional dining room. 680 Post Rd. East Westport, CT 203 222-0802
Villa Del Sol In the heart of downtown Westport this festive restaurant offers Authentic Mexican Cuisine and an outside patio 36 Elm Street Westport, CT 203 226-7912
Mario's Place
Excellent food and reasonable prices make this 30 plus year old restaurant always bustle..Steaks to Seafood..this is a crowd pleaser for all ages. Next to the Westport train Station..36 Railroad Pl Westport, CT (203) 226-0308
Viva Zapata Mexican, live music Thursdays at 9:45 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:45 p.m. Acoustic guitarist Ryan O’Neil headlines..and don't forget their signature Frothy Margarita's 530 Riverside Ave.,Westport, CT 203 227-8226
The Redbarn Restaurant
A Westport landmark for over 50 years. During the past 17 years, this lovely restaurant has been honored for its exquisite American/Continental cuisine, vintage wines & the beautiful displays of seasonal flowers surrounding the garden terrace Open daily for Lunch and Dinner and Sunday Brunch. 292 Wilton Road Westport, CT 203 222-9549
Splash Breathtaking views of Long Island Sound
with a creative menu and raw bar located in Westport CT
The Blue Lemon Westport   A charming upscale New England bistro is full of refreshing combinations with a focus on fresh herbs and interesting accompaniments.The Blue Lemon hosts wine tastings and also a popular Paella Night. Be sure to save room for the creamy Lemon Tart.
Mulino's Of Connecticut Upscale Northern Italian. Upstairs you may hear a Sinatra tune at the piano bar, have a drink, or relax with a Cigar .55 Miller St Fairfield, CT 203-254-9207
Restaurants in Port Chester, NY

Pacifico Restaurant

Crossroads Cafe Friendly and comfortable, Crossroads gives old favorites new appeal with subtle touches like banana walnut pancakes and a po’boy made with cornmeal-crusted whitefish. A true cafe, Crossroads is open for breakfast and lunch. (Cash Only) 141 Willet Ave. Port Chester, NY 914 934-5065
Inca & Gaucho
Latin American, Peruvian and Uruguayan food, Multiple ceviches, matambre con rus, and steak with green spaghetti are recommended.173 Westchester Ave.Port Chester, NY (914) 939-2100
Latin-influenced cuisine Paella, seafood, tapas, salads. A great place for Brunch
316 Boston Post Road (914) 937-1610 Portchester NY
Tortilleria Los Gemelos Mexican Restaurant
authentic Mexican cuisine, fresh tortillas prepared in the restuarant, home made chips. The dishes are with a flavor and style from a region South of Mexico city 167 Westchester Ave, Port Chester, NY
The Willett House
Excellent Steak and Seafood. Piano Bar and private rooms available. 20 Willett Ave Port Chester , NY 914 939-7500

Connecticut Inn's
Homestead Inn Exclusive Relais & Chateaux luxury small hotel top rated and home to the renown restaurant Thomas Henkelmann.Greenwich, CT 203 869-7500

The Silvermine Tavern and Inn The Silvermine tavern is set beside a waterfall in the artists’ haven of Silvermine. In the spring, summer or fall and you can dine outdoors on the tree-shaded deck over looking the mill pond. It has been voted most romantic dining by fairfield county magazine reader's in addition they have an excellent brunch. Norwalk, CT 203 847-4558

Cobb's Mill Inn feels like entering another state, with a 40-foot waterfall, lush greenery and historic fixtures.12 Old Mill Road, Weston, CT 203 227-7221

The Stone Hedge Inn and Restaurant This Restaurant offers wonderful lake-side views to compliment its luxurious food (35 Stonehenge Rd. and Route 7) Ridgefield, CT 203.438.6511

The Spinning Wheel Inn
Voted as one of the prettiest and finest of New England's Inns located off of scenic rt. 58 in Redding Ridge, CT 203 938-2511

The Saybrook Point Inn and Marina Guest rooms have been designed to pamper you with the ultimate in comfort and luxury. Most accommodations offer magnificent water views & feature working fireplaces and balconies. The Tera Mar Restaurant.."‘wonderful everything," quotes Zagat Survey.. and it Boasts breathtaking views of both the Connecticut River & Long Island Sound. Simply SUPERB! 2 Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT 800 243-0212
Seafood Markets, Grocers & Specialty Food Stores in Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk and Westport

Balducci's (formerly Hay Day Country Farm Market) Fabulous Specialty Food Market, perfect items for a picnic..1050 E Putnam Ave, Riverside - 203 637-7600
Pagano's Seafood---Great Fish Market 86 Scribner Ave. Norwalk, 831-9670
Conte's Market and Grill
Stew Leonard's A farmer's market type of atmosphere...Stew Leonard's has grown to become not only the World's Largest Dairy Store, but one of the most renowned grocery stores. Dubbed the "Disneyland of Dairy Stores" by the New York Times, because of its own milk processing plant, costumed characters, scheduled entertainment, petting zoo and animatronics throughout the stores. 100 Westport Ave. Norwalk, CT 203 847 7214

Whole Foods Market 90 East Putnam Ave. Greenwich, CT 203 661-0631
Trader Joe's Market Located in a shopping center between Chase Bank and Orvis.. 436 Boston Post Road Darien, CT 203 656-1414
Darien Cheese and Fine Foods is one of the original cheese stores established in this country thirty six years ago. Sixty percent of the store stock is not what you ordinarily find in shops in the United States. Located in the Goodwive's Shopping Center 25-10 Old Kings
Highway North, Darien, CT 203-655-4344
A Taste of Holland, Real licorice, Gouda, Edam, and Leyden hard cheeses, and chocholate..are a few of the wonderful items that grace this store.The owner's Jan and Gertruide Schendel who are from Holland make you feel like you truly have experienced a taste of their homeland. Decadent!..83 Washington Street, South Norwalk, 838-6161.

Murray's Cheese Shop One of the most intense selections in the country! Zagat Survey New York City Gourmet Marketplace Rating: Rated #1 in Top Quality Two locations in NYC 73 Grand Central Terminal
43rd St. & Lexington, Bleecker St. & Cornelia St. between 6th & 7th Avenues 888 692-4339

Penzey's Spices Always Fresh..fabulous selection of spices and just down the road from Stew Leonard's 197 Westport Ave. Norwalk CT 203 849-9085
Cathy’s Candies & Gifts, Custom Made Chocolate..friendly service...the worlds smallest candy store.. 62 Post Road East Westport, CT. 203 227-0131
St. Moritz Bakery This is an incredible bakery. St. Moritz prepares custom cakes and a variety of other delicacies including a scrumptious Quiche Lorraine. 383 Greenwich Avenue Greenwich, CT 203 869-2818
Horseneck Wine and Liquor- Delivery's & Party Planning. 25 East Putnam Ave Greenwich CT 203-869-8944

Florists in Stamford, Greenwich and Norwalk

Nobu Florists
800 SAY-NOBU 135 Main Street Stamford, CT
Colony Florists 800 227-7836 315 Greenwich Ave. Greenwich, CT
Norwalk Florist 203 847-0766 167 Main St, Norwalk, CT

Cigar Shops and Tobacconists

Bull's Head Cigars 51 High Ridge Rd Stamford 203 359-0740
Tobacconists of Greenwich LTD 8 Havemeyer Place Greenwich, Ct. 203 869-5401
Cigar Factory Outlet, 27 Hanford Place, Norwalk, CT 203 854-9594.

Local Theater, Galleries and Entertainment Stamford and Greenwich CT

Stamford Center for the Arts SCA operates two facilities: the exquisitely restored historic Palace Theater (61 Atlantic Street) and the state-of-the-art Rich Forum (307 Atlantic Street), both within four blocks of each other in downtown Stamford, Connecticut.

Curtain Call Two theatres located on the grounds of the Sterling farms golf course offering plays and even murder mystery performances, bring your own picnic and libations to these cabaret style shows.

The Stamford Theatre Works The major productions focus on originally produced, contemporary comedies and dramas of strong social relevance.

The Avon Theater in Stamford This historic 1940's era theater hosts many special programs and special screenings 203-967-3660

Loft Artist's Association in Stamford a non-profit association located in the Historic 50,000 square foot Yale and Towne building in Stamford's South End. The Open Studio's Art Festival is held annually in September and is one of the most diverse art shows in Fairfield County

The Flinn Gallery Greenwich Library Second Floor 101 West Putnam Ave Greenwich CT 06830 203 622-7947

The New New Gallery Ken Moffett 256 Strawberry Hill Stamford CT Call to make a reservation 203 356-9573
Farmers Markets Stamford and Greenwich, Local Orchards and Farm's

A Pumpkin Display at Silverman's Farm

Visiting a New England Orchard is a wonderful way to spend a few hours. Many of these farm stands are filled with wonderful baked goods, crafts, home-made jellies and jams. Several Farms and Orchards offer pick your own fruits and vegetables. Many have activites for children such as petting farms and hayrides. Most of the Farms that are within 30 miles of Greenwich and Stamford.

In Downtown Stamford from May through the end of October there is a farmer's market in Columbus Park on Monday's and Thursdays and on Saturday off of Bedford Street across from Pedigree Ski Shop and near Telluride. Off of Exit 5 in Greenwich there is also a Farmers Market on the Weekends. Farmers from Westchester and all over Connecticut set up booths and sell fresh produce.

Silverman's Farm
Enjoy Scenic Hayrides Through The Orchard, (OCT. Weekends) and this orchard also offers pick your own, peaches, apples and plums..and cut your own Sunflowers
451 Sport Hill Road Easton, CT 203 261-3306

Bordeaux Farm
Pick-your-own apples 27 Mountain View Rd, Somers, CT 860-749-3574

Averill Farm
Pick-your-own & picked pumpkins, apples and pears. Farm stand w/ cider, apple syrup, honey, jam, mums, squash and gifts.250 Calhoun St.,Washington, CT 860-868-2777

Blue Jay Orchards
Pick-your-own apples and pumpkins Apples, apple sauce, bakery products..Christmas Trees 125 Plumtree Rd., Bethel, CT 203-748-0119

Mark Mariani's Garden Center and Cafe
garden center with shrubs, rare trees and decorative pottery 45 Bedford Road, Armonk NY a very cute cafe open 7 days a week from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Harris Hill Farm
Beautiful Litchfield hills, hayrides, animals, pick your own pumpkin patch, and a large corn maze. 99 Ridge Road New Milford CT 860 354-3791

Weir Farm
Weir Farm National Historic Site 735 Nod Hill Road Wilton, CT 203- 834-1896

Wine Maker Paul DiGrazia

Connecticut Vineyards and Links to other Local Vineyards
DiGrazia Vineyards Nestled in the foothills of Brookfield, Connecticut, Digrazia Vineyards offers traditional wines which have won many awards.DiGrazia Vineyards was initiated in 1978 with the planting of a forty-five acre vineyard! Picnic on the grounds and enjoy a bottle of their award winning wine. Remember to ask the story behind their beautiful wine lables..131 Tower Road Brookfield, CT 203 775 -1616

The Vineyard at Strawberry Ridge These local winemaker's produce the most wonderful Ascot Reserve Chardonnay! Warren, Connecticut, September 27, 2004—The Vineyard at Strawberry Ridge in Warren Connecticut has been recognized as a “Favorite Find” in the fall 2004 issue of Town & Country Travel Magazine. Strawberry Ridge Vineyard, New Preston, CT 860-868-0730

The Connecticut Wine Trail Nice site with listings of Connecticut's vineyards

Long Island Vineyards
Discover wine country regions that represent the Old World, centuries of experience, the Bordeaux grape and the New World on Long Island's East End. The"Napa of the East" is located only 90 miles east of Manhattan! The Long Island wine region encompasses Nassau and Suffolk Counties, with the majority of wineries and vineyards at the East End, on the North and South Forks.
Museums, Nature Centers. and Places with Great Children and Family Programs in Greenwich, Stamford,Norwalk,Darien and Lower Fairfield County

At the Greenwich Audubon

Tod's Point in Greenwich

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich Nature Exhibit with Coastal Birds and wildlife geared toward children complete with sounds and interactive displays. Native American displays including a wigwam and many hands on gem and mineral displays for children. Interesting changing exhibits throughout the year, this is a great family and childrens museum with many activites, view the Bruce Museum's monthly calendar for events. One Museum Drive Greenwich

Danbury Railway Museum This small museum is actually focused around the restored 1903 Danbury train depot. Train rides throughout the year and special holiday train rides, model trains and a hands on childrens area. Danbury Museum 120 White Street Danbury 203-778-8337

Maritime Center and Aquarium in Norwalk IMAX Films and many interactive activities. Some of the highlights for children include, the daily seal feedings, the large shark tank with viewing benches, touch tanks, build your own or paint your own model boats. The Maritime Museum located at 10 North Water Street Norwalk 203-852-0700

Audubon Society in Greenwich
This was the first site for the National Audubon Society's environmental education center. There are over 280 acres and 7 miles of walking trails.The Kimberlin Nature Education Center opened in 2003 and features a Nature Art Gallery, a Children’s Learning Center with hands-on nature activities and interpretive natural history exhibits, and a wildlife observation window. The Audubon Gift store has many wonderful items, bird feeders, bionoculars, books, puzzles, bird seed and all purchases support the society.

Stepping Stone Children's Museum Norwalk This museum is more like a large activity center for children with a focus on Nature, Learning and Health. Stepping Stones is great entertainment especially for toddlers and for children up to about the second grade. Programs include literacy evenings with Clifford and Curious George.The Stepping Stone Museum 303 West Avenue Norwalk, CT 06850 203 899 0606

Stamford Museum and Nature Center The Stamford Museum is located in a serene setting just North of the Merrit parkway. There is a large duck pond, a fish pond, petting zoo, hiking trials, a planetarium and a small playground. At the stately Museum which is perched on a hill the exhibits change throughout the year and the Museum offers arts and crafts for children related to the exhibits The Stamford Museum offers Pre-School Classes and Family Programs and is great museum for individuals and families. 9 Scofieldtown Road Stamford 203 322-1646

The Stamford Historical Society hosts many events that are great for Family outings one of the biggest is the Annual Antique Car Show in September

SONO Switch Tower Museum Norwalk This is a restored 1896 Switch tower located hear a lot of wonderful restaurants in SONO. The hours are limited to Saturday and Sunday only. 77 Washington Street Norwalk 203-246-6958

The SONO Seaport Organization in Norwalk hosts many events for Norwalk. The Largest Festival they Host is the annual September Oyster Festival in the Seaside Veterans Park. There are many booths, some rides and lots for Children to take in at the festival. It is best to bring small Children earlier in the day before groups arrive for the evening entertainment.

The New Haven Folk Festival is an Annual September Festival in a waterfront park with many activities for Children

The Stamford Downtown Services Group host numerous festivals and activities throughout the year. Some of the annual events which are geared toward Children and Families include the Thanksgiving Parade, Santa's arrival at the Stamford town center, and many Festivals with Arts and Crafts along Bedford Street.

The Barnum Museum Bridgeport This museum has a lot of wax figurines, the original carriage for PT Barnum and Mrs. Barnum, original clothing and personal items of PT Barnum. On the top floor of the museum there is model circus tent with figurines. There is a small arts and craft area on the first floor and also a gift area with circus items, magic games and books.

The Greenwich Library has a lovely Children's Library room on located on the third floor at the main branch. Reading programs for toddlers 3-5. There are 3 additional library branches in Greenwich, The Perot Library in Old Greenwich, The Cos Cob Library and the Byram Library each with different programs. The Greenwich library provides wonderful online resources through the central website which allows patrons to reserve books and DVD's online so the materials are ready for you when you arrive at the library. The Greenwich Library has an Art Gallery with changing exhibits and many special events such as movie nights, puppet shows, music programs, forums and book readings.

The Ferguson Library Stamford this is the main branch in downtown Stamford. There are many Children's programs available although parking is often tricky because of the location. There is metered parking along Bedford,a parking lot behind the library and a Parking Garage at Burlington Coat Factory which is close by the library. There are 3 other Stamford Library branches, Harry Bennet Library Branch at Turn of the River, The Weed Library Branch in Springdale, and the South End Hollander Branch, many offer children's programs.

Wilton Library A great children's library area and activity room for arts, crafts and children's movies which are shown throughout the year. A local artist has created a beautiful animal mural in this area and there are also many computers with children's educational games.

Discovery Museum Bridgeport A Planetarium and many interactive displays for children. The Discovery museum also has the Challenger Learning Center with a focus on space and a large hands on gallery. 4450 Park Avenue Bridgeport 203-327-3521

The Peabody Museum New Haven This Museum is home to many amazing artifacts and dinosaur exhibits, minerals, meteorites and items from Native Americans. The Peabody museum has a famous Dinosaur Mural in the Great Room and a Discovery Room for children with hands on fossil and rock exhibits. 170 Whitney Avenue New Haven 432-5050

Supporting the Local Museums
Family Memberships are available at most of the museums and offer many discounts with the Memberships. The cost of the Membership in most cases covers the costs of two visits. In addition, this is a wonderful way to support the local museums, meet other people who live in the community and to receive special invitations for member only events and exhibit openings.
Childrens Activites and Classes near Greenwich, Darien, Stamford and Norwalk

Kids in Motion Gymnastics New Canaan Open since 1990 offering Parent and Child, Pre-school and after school programs including gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, sports and competitive teams There are no membership fees at kids in motion. 70 Pine Street New Canaan CT
Roberta Pollard Dance Studio Stamford Preschool to Adult Classes Ballet, Tap, Gymnastics, Jazz, Irish and combinations for Children Open over 40 years 993 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 203-322-0160

Lakeside Pottery Stamford Offering Children and Adult classes pottery making, wheel-throwing and paint your own designs on pottery for all ages.

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