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Le Penguin

7 Sconset Sq, Westport, CT 06880-3501
+1 203-557-6432
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“mussels” (7 reviews)
“tomato tart” (2 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
7 Sconset Sq, Westport, CT 06880-3501
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly not cheap but also not overpriced. The menu has the staples of French cuisine and does not fall short of expectations. Service is attentive and professional for an upscale restaurant (e.g. plates are not removed when there is still someone eating, ...). Given that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ApexLongimanus
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We love the new Penguin....we enjoyed sencere wine...as soon as we sat down, they were there this restaurant hums, they care about their food and make you feel at home...we enjoyed our mussels saffron in cream sauce the sauce was delicious and mussels were moist...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Morganna
Reviewed August 15, 2018

It is a the kind of restaurant that delivers a very good meal on a consistent basis. Glad that it is practically in my neighborhood.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lewis F
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

While this was a beautiful, intimate restaurant with delicious food, they have a lot to learn in timing their service. For example, our entree was brought out before we had finished our cocktails. If the timing was right, we would have finished our cocktails and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dianne65ct
Reviewed June 9, 2018

It was lovely to sit outside on a warm evening, and the wait staff were attentive. Of our party of four two of us had to send our meals back- over cooked. Unfortunately, when they came back the hangar steak was not any better cooked...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KimBG
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Excellent. What a find in Westport. Started with smoked salmon with haricot verts in a dill sauce... mmmm. Followed with poached salmon and potato salad (perfectly cooked, not underdone at all) & ratatouille. Unresistible chocolate mouse with raspberries on top instead of cream.... Excellent service....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Marlena N
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We came early, 6:30pm. On a Sat. Night. It is a small, intimate French bistro. The restaurant was already very busy. Tables are very close together and waiters had a somewhat difficult time maneuvering through such cramped space to deliver food to the tables. By...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank postingtrot3
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Had our wedding anniversary last night and Le Penguin was the perfect spot to celebrate. Tipped off by our Open table reservation they congratulated us and gave us a great side by side spot. Great lighting and nice mix of folks(mostly young and not very...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank billyboy18
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Let me say, first of all that the food was fine and fresh. Fine, but nothing to write home about. Nothing spectacular that you could not cook yourself at home. When one thinks of a French restaurant, one thinks of the mirrors in the dining...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank EpicureAndPoor
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

We recently came here with high expectations. Onion soup was a special and it was excellent! If only I had gone home then. I ordered the steak frites as a main course and got what truly was at best an appetizer portion. I had friends...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Avidhiker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Sconset Sq, Westport, CT 06880-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-557-6432
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