Excellent food and wine. Lunch
Excellent food and wine. Lunch menu was varied and choices were excellent. Wait staff was attentive and helpful with suggestions.
Overall, fun place! Would recommend to family and friends!
5/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
Have been here a couple of times and the food and staff are great. Going back in 3 weeks for my birthday lunch!
5/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
Took my son and his wife to Tarry Lodge last Friday evening.We enjoyed the promptness of service and delicious pizzas and pastas.
We will go back even on a Saturday!
5/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Familiar pleasures with a twist
Great pizza is always a pleasure, but when black truffles are involved, Tarry Lodge takes it up a level.The margarita pizza is also quite good, so something for everyone, even the kids. Great to have a kid friendly place that is both not over-run by kids, but where adults don't have to settle for less. Pork Belly was among the best I've had, and prosciutto was delicious. Good wine options.
5/25/2013 4:00:00 PM
Comfortable & Delicious
I've been a fan of Tarry Lodge since it first opened in Westport and I've never once been disappointed. The atmosphere is chic but relaxed and comfortable and the staff are always friendly and extra accommodating. The goat cheese pizza with truffle honey and pistachios is a must but you can't go wrong with any of the amazing pizzas, which are great for sharing. The gorgonzola frisee salad and the proscuitto di parma are always favorite appetizers. Don't forget to save room for dessert - the panna cotta, butterscotch budino and ricotta cheesecake are to die for. Highly recommended for lunch, dinner or both!
6/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
wonderful night out
Our table was waiting for us on a Friday evening, and our waiter was charismatic and helpful, with terrific service. The goat cheese and pistachio pizza, and the hand rolled penne pasta with mushrooms were both superb. Highly recommend for a overall pleasant evening. Thanks to the staff!
6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent food, with tasty
Excellent food, with tasty individual pizzas. Service was spotty to start, but improved as the meal progressed.
6/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our go-to place
I always love Tarry Lodge in Westport and have never been disappointed. For me, it's the service. The wait staff and hostess are ALWAYS friendly, kind and courteous. They take note of a particular table I like and, if possible, seat us there, even without requesting. Sometimes the food can be slow to arrive, but I like that because it makes the evening feel more like an event instead of something to check off my to-do list. And the food is always fresh, hot and delicious. I definitely recommend this restaurant.
6/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Even though it was a busy Saturday night, everyone was friendly and the food was very good. The Hanger Steak was delicious,
and the salad that went with it was even better. Fitto Misto was perfectly done and the portions was generous. We will certainly
6/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Food, odd location
The food, service & decor were all very good. The location is a bit odd & makes the restaurant layout a bit cramped. We were at a table that literally blocked the fire door exit. I think if we'd been at a different spot, we might have had a different experience. That said, the food was most excellent & we enjoyed our meal.
6/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
what i don't understand is why tarry lodge seats us at the most undesirable tables when many lovely options are available. i RARELY ever dine out anymore... and mostly because i hate spending alot of money and being disappointed. i can cook and do it well. i am going out because i want to enjoy the experience and i have not my past three visits to tarry lodge (despite loving the food).
i did request not to be seated by the kitchen door but that did not imply i wanted to sit in the last table in the back of the restaurant where there were no other patrons yet several open table sprinkled among the many full ones.
hope that is helpful!!
6/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
This was my third time to
This was my third time to Tarry Lodge. First time was fabulous and it got better each time after that. Food was beyond delicious and service was extremely accommodating. Couldn't have asked for more!
6/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
Nice Place - Not A Standout
Nice enough place, and worth a visit. The inside is very loud, and the outside seating is essentially in the parking lot. Staff is very friendly and efficient. Food was very tasty, but a little pricey. One member of our party wanted a pizza, but wanted to substitute one of the toppings. He was told they could remove the item, but the chef does not tolerate substitutions. Really? That exchange tinged our visit with a feeling that the place was a bit pretentious.
6/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good but not great!
No complaints about anything. Good food, good service and nice wine. Was hoping dinner would knock my socks off! ,but enjoyed it all anyhow!
6/25/2013 4:00:00 PM
pizza and salads excellent.
pizza and salads excellent. service excellent and with a smile.
6/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
Dinner for Two
We had a very nice dinner for two Friday night. We were able to sit outside and the weather cooperated. Per the usual we started with the octopus followed by the prosciutto pizza. The food and wine were excellent, complemented by attentive service.
6/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Food, Great Service
Had another faultless experience! The pork belly app was a very generous portion & to die for! So was the burrata/chili oil pizza. Mmmm!
7/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fun for 14
We had a group of 14 and they gave us a perfect table in the middle of the restaurant. Food was great - as always. Service was attentive but not obtrusive.
7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good food, great service
My boyfriend and I and another couple made a reservation and were seated immediately upon arrival. We had prompt service and our waiter had a great sense of humor. The restaurant was extremely cold but the waiter indicated they were having problems with temperature regulation. We ordered the margarita pizza and the scallop and shrimp appetizer. The margarita pizza was very good but I would have liked a bit more cheese. The seafood was excellent. For dinner, we all ordered the black spaghetti and hanger steak. The spaghetti dish was supposed to come with soft shell crab, however, there were very few pieces throughout. The hanger steak was flavourful but was cooked blue rare (we ordered it medium rare) and it was extremely grissly.
7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Om nom nom.
Always worth the visit. Attentive, but not encroaching service. Delicious food.
7/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Delicious dinner - especially the pizza, grilled veg appetizer, pasta & fish. Good service. Highly recommend.
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food, great service
We have eaten there twice - both times at the same table and with the same waiter (Kevin). He is one of the best waiters we have ever had and enhanced the dining experience each time. We love the variety of unique food options and presentations vary based on the dish. We will become regulars thanks to both!
7/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Come With an Empty Stomach
Of the antipasti we tried the local goat cheese, polpette and the wild boar salami. All were terrific. The burrata pizza was outstanding. The goat cheese pizza was a big hit at our table. We also had the margherita and the guanciale pizza. I did not try them, but they looked good and my kids seemed to love them. My wife had the spaghetti alla carbonara, and while she hates most everything, I thought it was delicious. All of the desserts we tried were fantastic. I had the butterscotch burdino (a pudding), very sweet and salty. My wife had the fresh strawberries and mascarpone cheese, absolutely delicious. One son had a sundae with terrific chocolate gelato. Another had a cheesecake with terrific pistachio gelato. Don't miss this place!
7/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
While the meal and most of the experience was fine, having the hostess tell us on our arrival that she would need the table back at a certain time was unnecessary, put a bad feeling over the evening, and turned out to be totally untrue.
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
A New York Surprise in Connecticut
A pleasant experience in a dramatic space with food and a hum of professional restaurant
7/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
The staff always go above and beyond to make this an exceptional dining experience. The food is always delicious. I can't say enough good things about this restaurant.
7/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Tarry Lodge Westport has taken over the space formerly occupied by Bonda, whose departure was much lamented. Tarry Lodge seems a worthy successor. It was pleasantly easy to get a mid-week reservation, given the Batali name, and we got a warm welcome from the charming hostess. The menu had a terrific range, with something for every culinary persuasion (important to someone with a family of vegetarians). We began with octopus and hen-of-the-woods mushrooms, both delicious. Despite the tempting pizzas emerging from the giant pizza oven behind the bar, we ordered main courses of striped bass and steak. With generous pours of wine by the glass, and an irresistible dessert, we left feeling we'd had a wonderful evening.
8/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Casual but Upscale
This is a nice mid-dollar venue for foodies that has some interesting fresh idea (black squid linguine with soft shell crab was excellent) and some old favorites such as their pizza fare. Server was very nice.
8/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Hooray for Tarry Lodge!
We love this restaurant and the pizza is especially outstanding (a favorite of my 7-year old).
8/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great new addition to Westport
We enjoyed an excellent pasta bolognese and very good Rock fish. The restaurant is nicely appointed, but loud. Forget about going here if you're looking for quiet dinner out. Our waiter took a while to take our order and needed several reminders to bring an ice tea, but overall the service was quite good. Worth the visit.
8/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
We had an enjoyable meal at
We had an enjoyable meal at an early hour. As it grew closer to normal restaurant eating time the noise level for those of us who prefer to talk and hear one another was too high. Better at off hours for us.
8/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
I had only dined at the port Chester location before, but I think Westport has taken my vote for future visits! Great food, cute location and set up, excellent service, good set-up. Would go back and definitely recommend as well.
8/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Mario Batali gets it right every time! Tarry Lodge Westport serves New England's tastiest pizza in a friendly atmosphere that's compact yet cozy. We had the signature margherita pizza followed by the market pizza. Both were flavorful and are favorites of mine. But it's more than just an upscale pizzeria. It's an outstanding restaurant with an intriguingly creative menu fit for foodies.
8/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great little spot
We didn't have much time to spend as we were driving by on a road trip. But we always seek out interesting spots and we were not disappointed to find Tarry Lodge. We split a pizza and a pasta. Both were wonderful as you would hope in a Mario restaurant. The decor was cute and the service pleasant. Over the coming years I hope to have many more opportunities to stop by for a quick traveling lunch.
8/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food at Tarry Lodge - Westport is delicious. The pasta is always perfectly cooked and often homemade. I recommend it to all my friends.
8/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food was very good! We
The food was very good! We were a group of 6 and we tried a little bit of everything. Fritto misto, pork belly, salad, 3 different pizzas, spaghetti carbonara- everything was great. Except the salad- it was a little too acidic for all of us.
We will definitely go back.
Our server Bridgette was terrific!!
8/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
our second visit here and
our second visit here and it was even better than the first time. good food and drink with pleasant service at fair prices with goodly-sized portions. a formula hard to beat.
8/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
Always a great meal.
We are never disappointed when we eat at Tarry Lodge. Always a great meal and great service.
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Authentic Italian food; top service
Never did I think that outside of Italy I would have such delicious and light fiori di zucca (squash blossoms stuffed with goat cheese)! The pizzas and pastas are also outstanding. All made from scratch with mouth-watering complimentary flavors and the finest ingredients. Don't forget a doggie bag if you can't finish -- the pizza tasted just as great the next day! We had a birthday at our table and I had sent a note with my Open Table reservation -- the waitstaff was fully aware and on top of it despite the busy Saturday evening crowd. I would also recommend asking your waiter for recommendations as they are very knowledgeable and impressively describe each dish. An A + experience!
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Cozy Supper Spot
Our family decided to have one last big meal out for the summer, and decided to try something new (at least for us). Tarry Lodge is tucked into a small side street in Westport and although is somewhat small, did not disappoint with the food. Our waiter was very generous and welcoming, answering any questions we had. We started with some salads and then went to town on the pizzas, which are a must try! The goat cheese is to die for. Overall, great flavors, a simple and cozy atmosphere and a wonderful way to cap off the summer! We will be back!
9/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
great food - very slow service
Been to both this location & the one in Portchester - prefer the ambiance in the Portchester location but the food & menu is as good. The service was very slow, but not a showstopper. This one didnt make us regret the cost of the babysitter...
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Casual and delicious
Westport needed a place like this -- Good "Italian" cuisine without the pretension. Friendly people, modest but pleasant atmosphere. Service was OK but our waiter could have been sharper -- was just baffled when I asked him to try to accommodate my low-sodium diet. Modest wine selection, but wines available were good for their reasonable price range. Didn't try the pizza, which looked great, but the primi, paste, and secondi -- and dolci -- were outstanding. This will probably be my regular spot for dining in Westport.
10/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was Delicious, Bridget our server was very knowledgeable in regards to the wine list, which was a big help to us as I'm not too familiar with Italian wines. Can't wait to go back!
10/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Kudos to the hostess, Victoria, who is always so friendly & accommodating. Also to Michael & the other waitstaff who kept things going & the cocktails coming! Appetizers here are generous & the garganelli with wild mushrooms is so addicting that I order it time after time! Yes, the seating is tight, but that is part of the personality of the place.
10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
I usually go to Tarry Lodge in Port Chester which I love. I ordered the same two dishes in this restaurant that I always order there. They were so different and not nearly as good. Nancy's Chopped Salad which I ordered as an appetizer was not chopped at all. It is extremely well chopped in the other restaurant. My entree was eggplant parmigiana. In the Port Chester Tarry Lodge, it is presented in a tall tower and it is delicious. In this restaurant the portion was much smaller(for the same price), four slices on top of one another and the sauce is not as tasty. Very disappointing. This is a much smaller restaurant and quieter but for a superior food experience, I will go to the Port Chester Tarry Lodge not the Westport one.
10/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Love the food!
All the selections have been delicious. They know how to cook pasta just right.
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Know their wines. Great food, really. Two weeks in a row. Next week: the fish.
11/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
This is a lovely restaurant for both large parties and romantic dinners. The tables are close together and the noise level is high but you are still able to have a conversation without everyone else hearing you. Very energetic environment. Great food and great service.
11/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
New York in Westport
New York top quality dining in Westport. Unfortunately noise and tight seating conditions of New York. Top Manhattan "Hot Spot" food with ambiance and clientele to match.
11/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Fantastic regular spot. Amazing
Fantastic regular spot. Amazing for those with allergies and food restrictions.
11/28/2013 4:00:00 PM