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Best American Restaurants in Wilton

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A photo of Baldanza at the Schoolhouse restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(777)
Price: Expensive
• American • Wilton
Booked 16 times today
Baldanza at the Schoolhouse is an outstanding American cuisine restaurant, blending tradition with creativity. The reviews highlight the exceptional quality of the food served, with one patron describing everything ordered as simply "amazing," and another praising the delicious, creative cuisine. Diners can choose from a variety of dishes, including a hand-cut Tuna, baby spinach and ricotta ravioli, and an impressive selection of desserts like cheesecake and flourless chocolate cake. The restaurant also boasts a welcoming atmosphere, with one reviewer calling attention to the cozy ambiance which is like being in your own home. Whether you're dining on the patio or inside what was once an old schoolhouse, every visit to Baldanza at the Schoolhouse is an enjoyable culinary experience of American cuisine.
A photo of Elm Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(850)
Price: Expensive
• American • New Canaan
Booked 21 times today
Elm Restaurant, nestled in the heart of New Canaan, is an embodiment of exceptional American cuisine. Reviewers praise Elm for its consistently outstanding food, quality service, and pleasing ambiance. Their menu encompasses a rich variety of options, pleasing everyone from vegetarians to meat lovers with Asian inspired dishes and limited vegan choices. The food preparation is frequently cited as more interesting than the usual, with favorites like veal scallopine, cheddar rolls, and the standout spaghetti carbonara often highlighted. The wine list, filled with both old and new world wines, and a 'best espresso martini on earth' make for a perfect dining experience. The restaurant is also said to be accommodating to special requirements, adding to its appeal. With its modern American cuisine and fantastic service, Elm Restaurant is a true gem in New Canaan.
A photo of Gates Restaurant restaurant
4.2
Awesome(164)
Price: Moderate
• American • New Canaan
Booked 3 times today
Gates Restaurant, located in New Canaan, is celebrated for its outstanding American cuisine. Patrons rave about the diverse menu that caters to various preferences, from fresh salads to wood-fired pizzas. Guest reviews highlight the excellent, efficient, and professional service, as well as the delightful and relaxed ambiance. Visitors appreciated the restaurant's versatility, deeming it suitable for dates, family gatherings, and solo outings. The Gates team received praise for their delicious food and great hospitality. Their kid-friendly environment, which includes an extensive children's menu, is another reason why this restaurant is a favorite among families. Patrons also loved their bottomless mimosas for brunch, and the restaurant comes highly recommended for a return visit.
A photo of Roger Sherman Inn restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(792)
Price: Expensive
• American • New Canaan
Booked 3 times today
The Roger Sherman Inn is well-loved for its excellent Contemporary American cuisine, housed in a historic Connecticut building. As noted in several customer reviews, it's not just the outstanding food that draws patrons, but also its rich ambiance and commendable service. The restaurant is especially praised for its sumptuous fare, particularly the duck entrees and the shrimp tempura appetizer. The attentive staff, cordial atmosphere, and generous portions make each dining experience memorable. Furthermore, their ability to accommodate special events and requests adds to their charm. The Roger Sherman Inn stands as a notable destination for those seeking an amazing dining experience.
A photo of Blackstones Steakhouse - Norwalk restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(825)
Price: Moderate
• American • Norwalk
Booked 7 times today
Blackstones Steakhouse in Norwalk has emerged as a favorite amongst the locals, continually providing exceptional dining experiences. Patrons have compared its offerings to the great steakhouses of NYC, with steaks such as the porterhouse and tomahawk that are always cooked to perfection. The seafood linguine and mushroom sauce are also noteworthy. True to its commitment, the restaurant ensures excellent service even on peak days like Valentine's Day and New Year's Eve. The ambiance, with its rich red wall coverings and aged gilt-framed paintings matched with subtle lighting, adds to the allure. Special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays are always celebrated, with great attention to the smallest of details. The reviews testify to a genuinely great steakhouse experience at Blackstones.
A photo of Chef Luis Restaurant  and Boquitas Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(21)
Price: Expensive
• American • New Canaan
Booked 3 times today
Chef Luis is a vibrant restaurant serving unique, creative fare influenced by flavors from around the world. No matter what cuisine you fancy, Chef Luis Lopez, one of New Canaan’s most beloved local chefs, has cultivated a contemporary global menu bursting with clean, fresh ingredients. Set amidst a warm atmosphere, be treated to the passion and richness of an international culinary celebration, right here in your backyard!
A photo of Terrain Cafe – Westport restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2764)
Price: Moderate
• American • Westport
Booked 61 times today
Situated in the heart of Westport, Terrain Cafe offers a delightful contemporary American dining experience that is highly appreciated by diners. The cafe is lauded for its variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, tailored to cater to diversified palates. Moreover, the quality of ingredients and preparation is top-notch, providing good value for the price. Patrons have praised the restaurant’s attention to detail, beautiful atmosphere and friendly, knowledgeable staff. The restaurant's menu is known for being allergy-friendly and offers unique, creative farm-to-form dishes. A diner sums it up as, "fresh, contemporary, healthful food in a small, attractive space." A must-visit spot for lovers of Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Oko Westport restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(730)
Price: Moderate
• American • Westport
Booked 35 times today
Oko Westport, a much-acclaimed restaurant, offers guests an authentic taste of Japan. The restaurant's Omakase meal, described as 'fantastic' and 'next level,' is an especially praised highlight, with some customers comparing their experiences to those in major cities such as NYC, LA, SF, and Portland. OKO generates intrigue with its top-notch, inventive sushi and Japanese-inspired seafood dishes, which continue to exceed high expectations. The setting and ambiance contribute to the overall excellence, with reviewers noting the friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive staff. Other menu stand-outs include poke bowls, lemongrass chicken dumplings, and the dessert selection, specifically their homemade swirl ice cream. The praise for Oko Westport is unanimous, making it a must-visit for lovers of good Japanese cuisine.
A photo of The Cottage restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1571)
Price: Expensive
• American • Westport
Booked 21 times today
The Cottage, located in Westport, CT, is celebrated for its innovative and flavorsome Contemporary American cuisine. According to various reviews, it offers consistent quality both in food and service. Its menu is not fussy, placing emphasis on letting the flavor shine through in every dish, from the deviled egg with tomato jam and aioli, to the corn tortelloni and seared dayboat scallops. The cocktails are also praised for being just as interesting and delightful. With its attentive service and attractive plating, The Cottage provides a modern, pleasant take on American cuisine, meeting and often exceeding the high expectations of its patrons, making it a prime dining experience.
A photo of La plage restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(865)
Price: Moderate
• American • Westport
Booked 70 times today
La Plage's reputation as a top-notch American cuisine restaurant is widely acknowledged by its patrons. Known for its superb service, customers emphasize the quality of the food and its presentation. The scenic views and ambiance further enhance the dining experience. One reviewer recommended the lobster roll and seafood linguini as standout dishes. Another noted the charm of eating on the patio by the sound under twinkle lights. The uniqueness of La Plage lies in its ability to provide a customized menu for individuals with allergies, enhancing their dining experience. As one reviewer stated, "Amazing ambiance and an exceptionally friendly staff...Def recommend the squid ink pasta with clams... will def be back many times." The repeated praise for their service, food, and setting demonstrates the high standards upheld by La Plage as a premier destination for authentic American cuisine.
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