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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (24 reviews)
“duck” (20 reviews)
“hanger steak” (19 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1353 Boston Post Rd, 1353 Boston Post Rd, 06498, Westbrook, Connecticut, Westbrook, CT 06498-1953
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local French flair with good food that's why it's always crowded has good beer and wine selection good happy hour and bar food nice place to have dinner make a reservation

Thank Debra A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a cut above any restaurant on the shoreline. You can eat at the bar (bartenders could not be better and you get a decent pour) The main dining room is quite and low key. The staff knowledgeable and excellent. The food, have...More

1  Thank Z6807ZWwilliamv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location - great location, easy to find Ambiance - energetic, not very bright, older decor Food - very good. Onion tart, chicken and tuna were all well cooked and very tasty Drinks - creative drink menu, large selection of wines. Gin - good, not great...More

Thank Jleibo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Girls night out found me with two friends both who had been here before. I was the newbie so I was ready to take suggestions. I started with the Black Rita joining one friend in her "favorite" and I was not disappointed- though I did...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Fun themed menu. Excellent beer and wine menu. Began with French frites. Yummy. Appetizers of ceviche and avocado shrimp . Shrimp over cooked in paella 🥘 . Date enjoyed her scallops. Overall would recommend.

Thank Joshua F
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is a great go-to for us. The menu is creative and changes. My wife loves the Kobe sliders. I have never had something that wasn't good. We usually hit the bar/cafe side. It can get a little noisy, but I'm ok with that. The...More

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Came here recently for dinner with my wife a few friends. I had shrimp and grits as a started followed by a daily special of scallops. My wife had duck followed by the same scallops. All was absolutely perfect. The service was courteous and pricewise,...More

Thank SerpaJ
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Went with a few couples to have dinner and drinks and found the server in the lounge to be AWESOME. We had various appetizers and dinners and everything was prepared well and came out just as ordered. The waiter was attentive and very personable without...More

Thank LeysaB
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We've been here several times and just love this restaurant. The menu is terrific, very varied, ranging from the sophisticated to the simple. We live thirty minutes away but were in the area staying at the Water's Edge, where the restaurant did not impress so...More

Thank laflemm
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Was staying at a local hotel without dinner plans, and came across Café Routier on TripAdvisor - did not think we would be able to get a last minute reservation, but grabbed a table for 2 on a busy Saturday night. Our server, Padro, was...More

Thank LudlowSkiBum
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El S
13 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
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
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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