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Cafe Routier

1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
+1 860-399-8700
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (28 reviews)
“hanger steak” (20 reviews)
“duck” (21 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our server was knowledgeable about the menu. Each dish was absolutely amazing. Portions were generous and beautiful presentation. The only thing that I didn't like was the tiny table.

Thank Sra. L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spur of the moment decision to visit this restaurant and was so pleased with the decision. No tables available on OpenTable called and talked to the restaurant directly they squeezed us in even on a busy Friday night. Service very good. Flirtini cocktail amazing. Roasted...More

Thank ctbrit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Routier is in my back yard....sadly I haven’t been here in over 10 years! Which will not happen again :-) This was a Saturday night dinner (reservations a must) at 6:00pm...the bar was packed! We were seated immediately. Normally I’m not a fan of...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went here for dinner with my husband and 7 year old. We sat in the more casual lounge area and ordered a bunch of apps to share. Everything wells very tasty and the staff was super nice and attentive! If I am ever...More

Thank September221976
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Dan was a wonderful waiter, great food and cocktail recommendations. We tried to book a table but the restaurant was full so chanced getting a seat in the bar. Given how busy it was service was slick and faultless. Food highlights were the lobster rolls...More

Thank bottlebru5h
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

(ENG) The first day I came to Westbrook I wanted to taste a typical American burger and so my auntie took me there and I enjoyed my dinner so much! The prices are acceptable, I mean not so high but the quality of food is...More

Thank Renata I
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We love Cafe Routier. The bar is warm and cozy and the service is friendly, welcoming and professional. The menu changes seasonally and always includes some incredibly well-prepared and creative dishes. The wine list is good and the drinks are wonderful. We are always happy...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Mussels, scallops and trout. Every family member had a fabulous meal. I would highly recommend making a reservation as it was packed.

Thank Pdgsmd
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Cafe Routier always delivers - ambiance - service - and most importantly, the food! They have a clever menu divided into thirds. One section contains their tried snd proven dishes such as meatloaf and camp fire trout. The center section has seasonal dishes and changes...More

Thank 99reubent
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been eating at Cafe Routier for about ten years now, and I’ve never, ever had a bad meal, a bad cocktail, or even a bad experience except for the waiting: the crowd is mostly local, very knowledgeable and the place can fill up in...More

Thank JBtron613
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12 August 2017|
Response from flyawayCT | Reviewed this property |
The broth is made with Curry and Coconut Milk. Contact them and ask them for the recipe. There are also several versions of mussels with coconut and curry available online.
El S
14 August 2015|
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Response from Mangia177 | Reviewed this property |
This a beach community, however, most people are dressed business casual, different from the local "clam shack" restaurants where anything goes and most people literally may have stepped off boats.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-399-8700
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