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Thomas Henkelmann

Homestead Inn, 420 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT 06830
+1 203-869-7500
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“foie gras” (8 reviews)
“lobster” (10 reviews)
“loin” (2 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Homestead Inn, 420 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT 06830
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I started with the triangle of lobster, while my wife had the marinated salmon. For the main course we both had ribbons of dover sole stuffed with lobster. Everything was prepared in an excellent manner. The service was impeccable, and the surroundings were wonderful.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Superb service. Feels like a special occasion just being there. Best lobster I have ever had. So many classy little touches. Amuse bouche. Petit desserts with coffee. Not to be missed. Very old world. Classy, just classy.

Thank whamzoo
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Service is first rate (but you might want to avoid a full house when everything suffers... like on Valentine's Day). Ambiance is up scale and "Old House" wonderful. Food is often first rate but generally leaves something to be desired when ordering fish (which is...More

1  Thank afreedberg
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I have had the pleasure and privilege of a number of celebrations here over the years. An anniversary dinner for 30, many more intimate celebrations of whatever "big-0" birthdays with small groups of women, a recent celebration for a neighbor for perhaps 24 in a...More

1  Thank Elfma
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were extremely delighted that we dined at this very fine restaurant. Our table was very special on an enclosed porch with a view of the garden. Service is very attentive and the decor, atmosphere and food was wonderful. We would not hesitate for one...More

Thank janie51
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We had not been to Thomas Henkelman in years and decided to celebrate something. This restaurant offers high-end Classic French fare. Everyone at the table commented how well the food was prepared. I started with the sweetbreads with an excellent truffle sauce. I then had...More

Thank Hubert J
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great classic French food in a beautiful setting. Service is perfect. We had crispy duck as our main dish and it did not disappoint. Portions are generous. Good bar.

1  Thank ApexLongimanus
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We came here to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. (No, I'm not 28. Suffice to say I've been around the block). Everything about this dining experience was first rate, top-notch, among the best places I've ever dined. From the moment you walk into the amazing...More

1  Thank jakeDVermont
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Thomas Henkelmann was, by far, the best dining experience we have had in Connecticut. We went to celebrate our wedding anniversary. From the minute we walked in the door, the service was top notch - courteous, friendly, and classy. The server was extremely kind and...More

1  Thank Mary Beth J
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and setting decorated to look colonial with a log fire in the corner. The menu for both food and wine was good with plenty of options all very tempting. The waiter was full of character too.

Thank Winslow96B
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11 December 2015|
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Response from A J | Reviewed this property |
As stated in other answers, this isn't a question for guests. You should look at their menu online or call. They are VERY helpful. Happy birthday!
9 April 2015|
Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Very interesting, thanks for the feedback. We are actually European, and I agree. It is their view of how it is done in Europe, but I have never been treated like that in top notch European restaurants. We weren't... More
I appreciated your review of the Thomas Henkelmann restaurant. If you look at my review, you will see that I noticed a similar act of shockingly rude waiters. They insulted a young man in front of his mother by telling him loudly that his tip was under 20% and therefore inappropriate. They made a big show of bringing him back his credit card to correct the underpayment. They are very class oriented and want the people they see as lower class to know their place. I also saw someone ask for a different table and they said that table was taken, even though no one came to the desired table until closing. They just did not want to let the guy have his desired table But, in fairness, this is the very thing that people like about that restaurant. They treat the high tipping regulars with respect and prove it by disrespecting the lesser people. In my opinion, that is a custom that Europe can keep. We do not need to imitate it in this country. The closest thing we have to that is those silly restaurants that cow tow to celebrities and treat the tourists badly. There actually are tourists who thrive on that bad treatment and come back to the restaurant better dressed and tipping higher so that they can get the feeling of finally being included in the upper crust.
9 April 2015|
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Response from paul1009 | Reviewed this property |
My experience had NO problem with the servers. They were very professional.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 75
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Homestead Inn, 420 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT 06830
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-869-7500
  • This restaurant is at Homestead Inn
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