Tarry Lodge Westport
Tarry Lodge Westport

Tarry Lodge Westport

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.tarrylodge.com/
  • Phone: 8889857499x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday & Monday: noon to 9PM
    Tuesday - Thursday: noon to 10PM
    Friday & Saturday: noon to 11PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizzeria
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Takeout, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Buy outs available.
  • Private Party Contact: Jennifer Miller 9149393111x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Franklin Street
  • Public Transit: Directly across Charles street from Metro North Westport Station.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: 22 parking spots on our lot and ample street parking.
A word from Tarry Lodge Westport
Mario Batali, Joseph Bastianich, Andy Nusser and Nancy Selzer, the team that brought you Tarry Lodge in Port Chester, NY is excited to announce the opening Tarry Lodge Enoteca Pizzeria, TL's casual little sister, in Saugatuck.
Tarry Lodge Enoteca Pizzeria features Andy Nusser's signature hand-made pastas, exquisite fritti, and succulent meats cooked to order on our wood fired grill. The menu will have a distinct focus on local ingredients and we are taking full advantage of Westport's bustling farmer's market.
The centerpiece of the room is a Mugnaini pizza oven hand crafted by the famed Refratarri Valoriani, a family of artisans making pizza ovens since 1890. This fantastic oven will be surrounded by a dining counter, where guests can watch pizzaiolo Mario La Posta craft his world class pies.
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Tarry Lodge Westport reviews from OpenTable diners
100 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (53)neighborhood gem (38)great for lunch (26)notable wine list (25)special occasion (22)good for groups (21)hot spot (18)kid-friendly (17)romantic (10)late-night find (8)great for brunch (7)vibrant bar scene (7)great for outdoor dining (3)Show More
  • pre theater
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Went for pre theater dinner. We were seated promptly, server knew we had show tix. We had cocktails, a tasty app each, entrees and we wereall done in an hour but we were never made to feel rushed-experienced server. Food was very good, inventive, and presented nicely. Duck breast was done perfectly. Pizza with Guanciale, fresh mozzarella, truffles was a real treat. The place is a keeper for me. The owners need to replace some of the hard, worn wooden chairs; more comfortable seats would be expected in a place of this caliber and price point
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Great spot for dinner with our 2 teenage daughters with very different tastes. Nice variety of pizza and pasta to please both. Something for everyone! Loved the tiramisu! Love the decor and open feel. Wine bar and Pizza bar are very cool. The dining area is a little tight when tables all full--tough to get through to head to restrooms or to leave for the night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • food
    Jlo36VIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    food was amazing - servings were small .. especially the pasta..small piece of salmon too
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • going downhill
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Tarry lodge used to be a lot better. The food had gone downhill. The salad was awful. Just frisse salad thrown on a plate with a few white beans. I had that salad in the past and it was much better. The prosciutto appetizer was just a pile of meat. There was no bread or cheese. The pizza was skimpy on the toppings and the waited never came back to clear dishes. Very dissapointed. Mario Batali should be ashamed.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • has not disappointed yet
    dspreis
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We visited Tarry for a birthday dinner. Had another great meal which included two pasta dishes and two pizzas. Great vibe and really good food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Well done
    enjoyedit
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Large party, well served with quality dining ambience and food.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fresh and delicious Italian food
    Fusc
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We go at least twice a week.The food is cooked freshly.The Egg yoke Ravioli (they only make 10 a day! is unbelievable.It's not a Pizza place-but they make terrific Pizza in a Brick Oven, the only way to have Pizza.Pastas are great with baby Spaghetti/Clams leading the way--try the Butterscotch pudding. Stacked bar with all single barrel and bourbons and great affordable wine selections from regional Italian growers.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BKNY11215
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    All four of us had a great lunch and we all ordered something different, so it looks like its possible "to please all the people all the time". The service was great too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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  • Lively local spot
    Musicalgal
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We love Tarry Lodge for lunch and early dinners, but Friday night at 8:00 is a "mad scene," crowded and loud. Service suffered and food took a long time to arrive. We'll avoid weekend nights in the future.
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  • Best Pasta!
    KimK
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The folks at Tarry Lodge know exactly how to cook pasta. It is perfect every time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • We will return
    Marie
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Party of (3) - ordered a bottle of wine - Super Tuscan (very good). We had the Octopus with peppers appetizer - 3 good size chunks of Octobpus with peppers and lemon oil (EXCELLENT) We then had (2) pizza's Vegeterian which was good and the Sausage with Tomato and Gorgonzola which was outstanding and delcious! Service was excellent - wait staff very attentive with water refills, fresh utentils, bread on table, etc. We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mario would not be happy
    FrequentdinerVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We have eaten over five times in this restaurant. It is consistently uneven with mediocre service. The Portchester restaurant is much better than the Westport restaurant. The food ranges from poor (seafood with sand in it, shrimp that did not have the digestive tract removed, over pungently fishy smelling (over-aged) scallop crudo; embarrasingly few, sub-miniature over aged rock shrimp in black linguine (a dish that was spectacular in the Port Chester restaurant); rubbery over cooked clams in shells on clam pizza (the four pizzas all had completely burnt bottoms which we were told is how rustic food that this restaurant is correctly prepared); to wonderful (Vegetarania Pizza, subtle balanced Spagehetti Alla Carbonara & duck Pappardelle).
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dependable and Delicious
    JeffW
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Tarry Lodge is one of our favorites. Always enjoy the Goat Cheese and Pistachio Pizza, Egg Plant Parmigiana and pasta with Duck Ragout. Simply put.. You can't go wrong here with anything you order!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Our family of 6 went and enjoyed it throughly. Food was great as well as the service . Highly recommend! We will be back!'
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tarry Lodge Westport on a Monday
    AT123VIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    It is sometimes hard to find a restaurant open on a Monday evening and it's nice to have a good dining option. The restaurant had a nice buzz, with the majority of tables occupied. The food, service and wine were all very good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday bash
    mtraub
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    A table of eight foodies descended here for a birthday celebration, and were pleased to find great pizzas and a combination of entrees from pasta to pork Milanese all came to table delicious and hot. I have one meager complaint, that the Tiramisu was not up to the quality of the rest of the dinner, but that was tough as this was a really good experience. The prices were very gentle as well, as there are great wines to be found on the low end of the list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The honeymoon is over
    FairfieldFoodie
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    The food is still incredible. We stuck to our standard meatballs, market salad, and guanciale pizza. Amazing as usual. But the service here needs major improvements. We sat at the pizza bar; the chef making pizzas that night had open sores on his arms that were not pleasant to look at while eating. Ditto for the man sweeping the floor every 10 minutes. No one wants to see a broom while they eat. And our waiter appeared in the weeds, even though his section was only half full. We wanted to order a second round and after trying to get his attention, we asked a busser to tell him. Then he came over to confirm the order. Ten minutes later, the manager delivered them, and didn't remove the empty glasses. I'll stick with their takeout for now.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • So - So
    Underperformer
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The location is not the best. Parking is tight. We were seated in a very tucked away booth area within very close proximity to the neighboring table. I ordered a Moscow Mule and was told they didn't have the ingredients for that. Bummer. The waiter, Dylan, was alright. He lacked menu knowledge and relied on his "good" looks. Portions were big for the entrees. We did leave with leftovers. Dessert was the best part.
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  • Delicious Food, Lukewarm Service
    Gastronomy101
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Always surprised when the initial reception at a restaurant is cold. This is definitely a pattern because no matter who works the front of the house, they are generally snippy, curt and rarely accommodating. By the way, this come through the phone lines too! Once you get past the chilly "welcome" the service improves vastly and the servers are much better/warmer/friendlier. Although, little things like pouring your wine are not done (is that on purpose?). But they fill the water glasses and check in on you regularly. We've eaten here many times and love the pizza and gorgonzola salad best.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service and Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Excellent food and customer service. Loved making reservation online. Loved reminder via email of reservation and follow up phone call. Food was excellent. Service was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant
    ZigzagVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Nice place.. Food is good. Service pleasant but disappears. Would go back to eat but I'd put a GPS on my server to locate him
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    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 54thfoodieVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Returned for a third visit...very good food, service and great pizzas. Becoming one of our favorites....
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • my kind of place
    alwayshungry
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    good food, friendly and lively place. elegant and easy at the same time. desserts were killer!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Weeknight dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Second time we dined here. Appetizers and entrees generally represent a new, creative and often seasonal twist on old standbys. Excellent wine list, attentive, unpretentious service. Will be our new regular place for our midweek "date night".
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Salad, Excellent Entre's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Very nice atmosphere, pricey drinks, but solid wine list, food was fresh and prepared perfectly. We had to pour our own wine and service was not attentive. Great choice Business Dinner or Lunch spot, or catch up with friends. Laid back comfortable vibe.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ok, But Nothing to Write Home About
    DiningWithKids
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    The food at Tarry Lodge was OK. Honestly, I wouldn't rush back. In my opinion, you get better Italian (and more selection) right down the street at Rizzuto's. Also, just a warning for anyone with kids, the DO NOT HAVE A KIDS MENU and they also don't do 1/2 portions. So, we ended up spending $18 for my 2 year old to eat pasta.
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  • Best pizza ever
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    My wife and I stopped on our way home from NYC; we had the best pizza and salad!! What a fabulous find and gem.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Very good food
    hrgoldstein
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    I have eaten at Tarry Lodge in Port Chester, NY and at Westport, CT a number of times and never been disappointed. When I take friends or guests they are always impressed with the food.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OK not great
    EP1Eats
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Good variety with interesting options on menu. We liked the pasta but felt let down on pizza as it was too soggy in the middle. Pretty tight seating but we were there early evening on Sunday and it wasn't yet crowded, so overall feel/ambiance worked for us (with kids). One small service lapse in arrival time for a beer refill but otherwise service was fine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice stop at Westport Station
    54thfoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We had a pleasant dinner at the Tarry Lodge on Friday evening after meeting my wife at the Station. Food, service and ambiance were just perfect for a weekend kick off.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Belpaesano78VIP
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    Pizza is not the same as before!!! They dough is different ,Very disappoint this time!!
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  • Great date night
    KKMartin
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We had a lovely dinner at Tarry Lodge. Although it's on the noisy side and somewhat crowded, our waiter was extremely knowledgeable and helped us find a great wine and yummy entrees.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dependably Delicious
    GardenweaselVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Thank you Tarry for delicious, imaginative food (hen of the woods mushrooms, anyone?), Bastianich Pino Grigio, great service, & for always accommodating my special requests with a gracious smile!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Big Eataly
    PeterPo57
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    An outstanding experience, as usual! It was our friends first experience here (they are familiar with the Port Chester location), and I'm sure that they will return! The service was outstanding, the food outstanding, and the ambiance delightful. Well worth the trip!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth a second chance
    Foodie
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Awhile ago we had gone and had such horrible service that we vowed never again. Now a year later we went- excellent service - great food- obviously never say never...
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our go-to place
    Musicalgal
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    We always enjoy Tarry Lodge for its good food and friendly service. We do avoid peak weekend dinner hours, when it can be quite noisy, but otherwise we find it a comfortable place for everything from pizza or a light light lunch to a full-course dinner--all at reasonable prices.
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  • It's not Babbo
    NYDinerVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    It's not Babbo but for Westport, it may be the next best thing when it comes to Italian food. The chef is a bit heavy on the sauces, but they are delicious, so there are definitely worse flaws to have. And the lemon sherbet that comes with the blueberry dessert is amazing.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Normando
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    We always enjoy our visits to Tarry Lodge. After a winter away from CT, it was great to be back. This is our regular "go to" spot for simple authentic Italian food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Divine Pizza, Cafe Ambience
    Dugenad
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    This is the third time I've been here and it is one of my favorites for contemporary Italian food and great wine. This last time we shared 2 outstanding thin crust pizzas that were uniquely done .. the vegeteriana was delicious and the other one had a pancetta with chili oil... divine! As it was lunch I didn't have wine .. too bad because they have wonderful wines. In a prior dinner there, I've also enjoyed a wonderful meat dish. Staff is attentive without being overbearing and the cafe atmosphere is a welcoming.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Late night
    jlminvVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Good small plates and good wine. Service was okay. Good bar scene
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic