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Elm Street Oyster House

11 West Elm St., Greenwich, CT 06830
+1 203-629-5795
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (39 reviews)
“paella” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 West Elm St., Greenwich, CT 06830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving up from Manhattan and wanted someplace near Main Street that was good and casual. Reviews brought us to Elm Street Oyster House. We had reservations for 3:30pm, which is out typical Sunday lunch. At many restaurants we get left out when the...More

Thank TomWatts4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Swordfish as good as it can be. Art work. With an addictive sauce on the side. Tasty west coast oysters. Bay scallops appetizer perfectly and barely cooked in brown butter. good wine list. pricey but worth it.

Thank Stephen H B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here 4 times. First time in 2010 was great, and then each experience after than has been worse than the one before. We went on a Tuesday night in early October. The service was poor and so was the food. We were...More

Thank JayBoy76
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a "go to" place for fish (plain or imaginative) in an unassuming restaurant in Greenwich CT. I would make a reservation if you are aiming for the dinner hour, The menu can easily satisfy anyone look for fish. There is one (just one)...More

Thank richardallan2016
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a small restaurant in Greenwich. It can get a bit noisy when crowded. The seafood is outstanding, along with the service. I ate the shrimps with the scampi sauce (olive oil, garlic, white wine). They were excellent. I started with the crab cakes,...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Elm Street combines the freshest seafood, perfectly prepared, with excellent service and reasonable prices for their quality seafood. Seafood is the most fragile and hence most expensive food. My paella was exquisite. Paella is a tough test for seafood, because each of the variety of...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for high quality seafood. Very informal and a bit small, but it is popular and the choices are great. Staff was great...service prompt and courteous....a really nice place to know if you are in the area and want something much...More

Thank TripsEndN
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Delicious seafood. Always busy and always noisy. Very tight space... Small and crowded. Interesting menu and many really good choices. Pricey.

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We ate here for lunch recently and our group tried fresh oysters, fried oysters, fish sandwiches, the shrimp pesto salad, and fish tacos. Everything was excellent. So too the service. The only downside and the reason I only give it 4 stars? One member of...More

Thank Rcdown78
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through the area and found this restaurant on Open Table. It had a last minute reservation so we took it. We were seated as soon as we arrived. The restaurant was busy and most tables were full. We started with oysters, which...More

Thank Elizabeth K
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22 June 2016|
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Response from Ed H | Reviewed this property |
11 West Elm St just off Greenwich Ave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 75
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 West Elm St., Greenwich, CT 06830
    (Greenwich Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-629-5795
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