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Cafes & Delis


Aux Delices Foods

25 Old Kinds Highway North, Darien. (203) 662-1136

Caffe Nero

1071 Boston Post Road, Darien. (203) 202-3057

Green & Tonic

1098 Boston Post Road, Darien. (203) 656-1036

Juice Press

72 Heights Road, Darien.

Mama Carmela’s Italian Deli

1981 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-9004


20 Grove Street, Darien. (203) 202-7215

Roost Kitchen + Coffee

1950 Post Road, Darien. (203) 309-5549

Upper Crust Bakery & Cafe (a “gated” spot for your little ones to play while you enjoy coffee with friends!)

980 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-7566

Uncles Deli

1041 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-9701

Vavalas Deli

156 Heights Road, Darien. (203) 655-4370


Dolce Italian Café

98 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 594-1424

Club Sandwich

107 Cherry Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-4053

Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffee

77 Pine Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-2704


Brendan’s 101

101 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton. (203) 853-1050

Cafe Dolce

354 Main Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 295-8468

Rowayton Market

157 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton. (203) 852-0011


Ada’s Kitchen & Coffee

112 Riverside Avenue, Greenwich. (203) 637-1956

By the Way Bakery

19 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich. (203) 489-3610

Coffee Luca

189 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich. (203) 727-3124

Rinaldi’s Deli

70 Orchard Street, Cos Cob. (203) 622-8315

Sweet Pea’s Baking Company

212 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich. (203) 990-0008


Delivery Services

ACME Market

288 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-0017

Four Forks

7 Tokeneke Road, Darien. (203) 202-7576

Garelick & Herbs

48 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich. (203) 661-7373

Maikana Foods

Palmer’s Gourmet-to-Go (voted best in Fairfield County!)

264 Heights Road, Darien. (203) 655-2077

Whole Foods Darien

150 Ledge Road, Darien. (203) 662-0577




1020 Post Road, Darien. (203) 309-5777

Bodega Taco Bar

980 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-8500

Bodega is is a great spot to grab an early dinner. With a great kiddie menu and tasty margaritas, the whole family will be happy!

Burgers, Shakes & Fries 

800 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-8500

Burgers, Shakes & Fries has a fun and laid back environment, with a great burger…and fries! A great spot for the whole family.

Darien Diner

275 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-3181

This family diner has a feeling of community and comfort and it is a great spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Driftwood Diner 

171 Boston Post Rd, Darien.  (203) 309-5959

Driftwood Diner is a finer diner proudly serving delicious, comfort food to the communities of Darien, Norwalk, New Canaan and beyond.  They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner…oh and it is BYOB!

Estia’s Back Porch Cafe

1020 Post Road, Darien. (203) 202-7052

Estia’s Cafe serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Darien.  Estia’s is a great place for families, couples or for a ladies night.

The Goose American Bistro & Bar

972 Post Road, Darien. (203) 656-2600

Opened in the spring of 2010, “The Goose” is a renewal of a classic American bistro and tavern offering fine dining, contemporary cuisine, warm hospitality and superb service. It has immediately become a popular gathering place in town.  Its owners have meticulously restored the restaurant’s original bar and the open fireplace in the tavern which provide a warm and inviting focal point for get-togethers with groups, family and friends!

Jake’s Place

4 Ledge Road , Darien. (203) 655-23050

Taste classic dining at its finest! Stop in every day, Monday through Saturday, and you can always count on Jake’s Place for a great breakfast, lunch, or both!

Little Thai Kitchen

4 West Avenue, Darien. (203) 662-0038

Louie’s Italian Restaurant & Bar

10 Center Street, Darien. (203) 309-5818

Meatball & Co 

20 Center Street , Darien. (203) 655-23050

Chef Joe and his wife, Chef Caty, have created a casual oasis with fun throwbacks from classic posters and vintage Italian pictures combined with the sophisticated refinement of freshly cut roses displayed in mason jars throughout, all softly illuminated by the intimate glow of lighting. This take of vintage elegance and Italian farm style wouldn’t be complete without the perfect selection of classic rock playing softly in the background while a gentle breeze brushes its way through the dining room on a summer day.

The Melting Pot

14 Grove Street, Darien. (203) 309-5600

The Melting Pot brings one-of-a-kind elements and experiences to the table. Artisan cheeses, gourmet chocolates, and all your favorite entrees. Your kids will love this interactive dining experience!

Post Corner Pizza

847 Boston Post Road , Darien. (203) 655-7721

Post Corner Pizza is a favorite pizza spot for families.  The Greek style, thick crust pizza is incredibly delicious, and we love the checkerboard way of cutting up the slices is.  It has such a warm family feel.  This is a great spot for a night out with your kids and for big groups too.  Enjoy!


416 Boston Post Road , Darien. (203) 655-9453

The Original Pub of Darien. Rory’s has been pouring drinks and serving great home cooking for more than 30 years.  Darien’s Original Pub serving Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Brunch, Take Out and Catering. Award winning clam chowder, juicy 9 oz. burgers, delicious daily specials, draft and bottle beers, more than a dozen wines by the glass, and the best Martini’s around. Chef Bryan Malcarney and his staff at Rory’s maintain one of the local institutions for great food and drinks.


1077 Post Road, Darien. (203) 662-3226

SCENA was born of a desire to offer a Mediterranean inspired experience with our warm, open wood-fired brick oven, their expertly crafted wine and cocktail list, fresh ingredients, and exceptional guest experience.  If you are looking for a family friendly brunch spot with seasonal outdoor seating, Scena is a favorite!

Shake Shack

1340 Post Rd, Darien. (203) 614-1411

New year, new Shack! Shake Shack is excited to kick off 2017 with a new location in Darien, Connecticut. Their third CT Shack is servin’ up Shack classics as well as three locally-inspired frozen custard concretes, including the Pie Oh My concrete, made with vanilla frozen custard and slice of SoNo Baking Company seasonal pie. Even sweeter? Five percent of sales from the Pie Oh My concrete support The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. You can now pre-order and pick up your faves at Darien Shack with their first-ever mobile ordering Shack App for iOS, download it!


971 Post Road, Darien. (203) 656-3468

Steam is a modern interpretation of Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisine. They use only the finest seasonal ingredients.  Steam’s chef-inspired menu offers healthy and innovative renditions of classic and popular Chinese and Southeast Asian dishes. Steam’s mission is to offer wholesome food at reasonable prices in a relaxing and warm environment where colleagues, friends, and families can casually gather!

Sugar Bowl Luncheonette

1033 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-1259

A family run luncheonette since 1958.  This is a gem for brunch with the kiddos!

Ten Twenty Post

1020 Post Road, Darien. (203) 655-1020

Ten Twenty Post is a casual and contemporary oyster bar serving classic New England comfort food and European bistro favorites. Whether it’s for a family dinner, satisfying lunch/brunch, a formal business dinner or cocktails on the outdoor patio, Ten Twenty Post is a great spot!

The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s

2748 Boston Post Road, Darien. (203) 325-9979



129 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-4000

Cava Wine Bar & Wood Grille

2 Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-6946

Chef Louis Restaurant

129 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 972-5847

Cherry Street East

45 East Avenue, New Canaan. (203) 594-1515


73 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 920-4994


21 Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 594-9348

Farmer’s Table

12 Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 594-7890

Gates Restaurant

10 Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-8666

Greens on the Go

75 Pine Street, New Canaan. (203) 594-1490

Hashi Sushi

11 Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 920-1990

Locali – Pizza/Bar/Kitchen

32c Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 920-1440

New Canaan Diner

18 Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 594-7595

New Canaan Pizza & Taqueria

53 East Avenue, New Canaan. (203) 966-3610

Organika Kitchen New Canaan

96 Main Street, New Canaan. (203) 309-5700

Press Burger

19 South Avenue, New Canaan. (203) 966-4445


27 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-8998

SE Uncorked

15 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 920-1212

Solé Restaurant

105 Elm Street, New Canaan. (203) 972-8887


134 Main Street, New Canaan. (203) 920-1351

Tequila Mockingbird

6 Forest Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-2222

Vicolo Pizza Restaurant

62 Main Street, New Canaan. (203) 966-4966


Barcelona Wine Bar

515 West Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 854-5600

Basso Cafe Restaurant & Bar

124 New Canaan Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 354-6566


430 Main Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 354-7329

Cafe Madrid

120 New Canaan Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 295-8054

Caffe Social

73 North Main Street, Norwalk. (203) 939-9523

Local Kitchen & Craft Beer Bar

68 Washington Street, Norwalk. (203) 957-3352

Mediterraneo Norwalk

353 Main Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 229-0000

Oak and Almond

544 Main Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 846-4600

Primavera Italian Cuisine

130 New Canaan Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 939-9966

The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood

89 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton. (203) 866-4488

Rowayton Pizza

104 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton. (203) 853-7555

Sails American Grill

148 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton. (203) 853-7245

Sedona Taphouse

515 West Ave, Waypointe District, Norwalk. (203) 299-1800

Taco Tequila Taqueria

174 Main Street, Norwalk. (203) 354-5589

Tavern at Graybarns

194 Perry Avenue, Norwalk. (203) 580-1900

Valencia Luncheria

164 Main Street, Norwalk. (203) 846-8009

The Village

99 Washington Street, Norwalk. (203) 939-1525


Bar Taco

20 Wilton Road, Westport. (203) 222-8226

Colony Pizza

172 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford. (203) 359-2184


120 Washington Boulevard, Stamford. (203) 703-9080

The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges

258 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, NY. (914) 764-1400


14 Danbury Drive, Wilton. (203) 210-7443


561 Post Road East, Westport. (203) 226-2732

Specialty Markets

Darien Butcher Shop

13 Grove St, Darien. 203 202 9664

Darien Cheese & Fine Foods

25 Old Kings Hwy N (in Goodwives Shopping Center) Ste 10, Darien. 203 655 4344

Darien Seafood Market

1941 Post Road, Darien. 203 655 9124

Fjord Fish Market

1015 Post Rd, Darien. 203 202 9473

Palmers Market

264 Heights Rd, Darien. 203 655 2077



Coffee Shops, Local & Drive Thru!

What better way to start your day than with a delicious cup of coffee, or 3! Here are some great local choices!

Connecticut Muffin

108 Main Street, New Canaan. 203 972 7557

Dunkin Donuts

88 Elm Street, New Canaan. 203 972 5721


Ginger Bitz

155 Elm Street, New Canaan. 203 801 0281

Kaahve Coffee – CLOSING

96 Main Street, New Canaan. 203 594 7537

Le Pain Quotidien

81 Elm Street, New Canaan. 203 920 4143


88 Park Street, New Canaan. 203 972 8110


Don’t want to get the kids out of the car??…DRIVE-THRU!

Donut Delight

707 Connecticut Ave, Norwalk. 203 354 9265

Dunkin’ Donuts Norwalk

195 Main Street, Norwalk. 203 847 2121


555 Main Street, Norwalk. 203 840 1976

524 Connecticut Ave, Norwalk. 475 289 5167




Joe’s Pizzeria

23 Locust Ave, New Canaan. 203 966 2226


New Canaan Pizza

53 East Ave, New Canaan. 203 966 3610

Pinocchio Pizza

115 Main Street, New Canaan. 203 966 8805


Tony’s Deli

78 Pine Street, New Canaan. 203 972 3403


Just Outside of Town

Sugar Bowl

1033 Boston Post Rd, Darien 203 655 1259



In Town Staples

Apple Cart @ Mead Park


Ching’s Table

South End


Sushi 25


Tequila Mockingbird

Farm to Table

Farmer’s Table

India (they deliver!)

Inn at Pound Ridge, Pound Ridge, NY

Oak and Almond, Norwalk, CT

Schoolhouse at Cannondale, Wilton, CT


Fun for Brunch


Silvermine Market

Le Pain Quotidien



Great for Summer

The Restaurant, Rowayton Seafood, Norwalk, CT



Coming Soon!

Pine Street Concessions Expected to Open Spring 2017, 75 Pine Street


Specialty Markets & Fresh Food to Go

Embody Fitness Gourmet


Fish Tales

Garelick and Herb

Green & Tonic

Mrs. Greens – Closing for 6 months starting Oct. 31, 2016

New Canaan Olive Oil

South Avenue Butcher

Walter Stewarts, pick up & delivery available


A&S Fine Foods, Norwalk, CT

Craft Butchery, Wesport, CT

Darien Cheese Shop
Goodwives Shopping Center, 25 Old Kings Hwy N #10, Darien, CT

Fratelli Market, Stamford, CT

Stew Leonards, Norwalk, CT

Trader Joe’s, Darien, CT

Whole Foods, Darien, CT

Local Farms

CTFarm Fresh Express

Gazy Brothers Farm (CSA), weekly delivery boxes

Homefront Farmers, start your own garden!

In Town Farmers Market

Mike’s Organic Delivery

Sipster (formerly Nicolas Roberts)

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