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L'escale

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500 Steamboat Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-7120 (Steamboat & Arch)
+1 203-661-4600
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17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Fishkill, New York, United States
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited for the first time last Saturday night after receiving a gift card for dinner at L'escale. Although we were told to try and go during the nice weather, because of their terrace seating, we ended up there on a snowy March night. The interior is beautifully decorated - understated, casual elegance. The large fireplace was appreciated on this... More 

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Thank Iris H
Massapequa, New York
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94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant with a group of friends for lunch after visiting the Bruce Museum, right nearby. Lovely location on the water, very attractive interior, great food, and excellent service. Everyone at the table was pleased with their selections.

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Thank NyLynne
New York City, New York
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch last week - it was my special birthday and there were 7 of us. We ordered a mixture off the menu and a bottle of wine. The food arrived promptly apart from one friend who had to wait a considerable amount of time. The service was really lacking and we had to ask for help... More 

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CT
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great dinner for Valentine's Day! We had the lamp chops and a shrimp fettuccine & pesto dish that was unreal. Tiramisu drop dead wonderful! Great service. They are not under staffed! Thank you and thank you for the massive rose at the end of our dinner!

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Thank CT_Traveler1515
Greenwich, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting. The staff was nice. We thought the food portions were very small. The salads were even small. Probably will not return for dinner. Just go back for drinks

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Thank mamacitta
Greenwich, Connecticut
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I recently met a friend for lunch we both enjoyed the food the service and the atmosphere this place is beautiful staff is very friendly and accommodating I am looking forward to returning when the weather gets nice so we can sit outside on the water beautiful spot

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Thank William D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were hotel guests at the attached Delamar. Despite a very large and boisterous charity event that took over the hotel and main dining room of L'escale; we were accommodated in the bar area seating and enjoyed an excellent evening of wonderful and creative food that was superbly delivered by warm and welcoming staff.

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Thank Matthew C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I travel a lot and am often disappointed by the "hotel restaurant." But L'escale is fantastic. The ambience is lovely. The wait staff is welcoming. And the squid ink linguini is the best pasta / seafood dish I've ever tasted. Bon appetit!

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Thank Christina L
New York
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is our favorite spot for (expensive) dining in town. The food is consistently good, service has always been friendly and the outdoor area is great during the warmer seasons. The space is bright and nice, they have a very cozy bar (where you can get the same food as well), and in summer part of the outdoor area turns... More 

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frank1212dc
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you like french food but dread the formality of a fine dining experience, then the bar at L'escale may be attractive to you as it was to us. I can't say that the dining room is very formal or not but the bar is warm inviting and serves the same food. There are a variety of seating arrangements including... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Steamboat Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-7120
    (Steamboat & Arch)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-661-4600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?