Elm in New Canaan, Connecticut serves seasonal American cuisine. You won't find a huge menu at Elm, but there is more than enough to pique your taste buds. If you're just looking for a snack, try the shishito peppers, marinated olives or tandoori chicken liver mousse. If your appetite is a bit bigger, you might enjoy a small plate of tuna tartare, a salad of autumn greens with feta or perhaps the rutabaga soup.
Bigger appetites will also be well-satisfied at Elm, with offerings like gnocchetti sardi, spaghetti al pepperoncino or a large dry aged burger. The pumpkin risotto, short lamb ribs and the veal scaloppini are also sure to please.
The food and service were of high quality, but the high decibel noise level made it difficult to converse with friends.
This was our 1st visit. The food and service were very good. The smaller menu lets them concentrate on quality. We will return.
Sensational food but relatively small portions. Thought that went out with the recession. Ah but this is New Canaan. That said Luke is a noble successor to Brian Lewis. Acoustics bad.
Service and food were really very good. It was so noisy it was nearly impossible to talk to my wife across a small table
Great good and unique takes on some traditional plates! Will definitely be back!!
Horrible. Bread came before drinks. Apps served within seconds of the drinks and entrees brought while we were eating appetizers. Horrible. Hubs and I ordered the same meal but they looked totally different. Horrible. Not the same since the former owner left. Horrible.
Went for lunch twice recently - really good sandwiches. Quiet enough to enjoy catching up with a business friend I haven't seen in a while. Looking forward to giving it a try for dinner. Definitely would go back.
Overall the restaurant, service, and ambiance was wonderful. I had the veal dish and felt that it was overdone, too oily, and too expensive. It would if wonderful if the dishes were more healthy/fresh.
Lovely dinner and very pleasant service.
The scallops were delicious.
The pasta was poorly prepared. Chicken was dry. Nice ambiance, but the food needs better preparation.