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Terrain Cafe – Westport

4.6
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1441 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Terrain Cafe celebrates the cycle of the seasons and the bounty of the land. Using hand-selected local produce, meats, seafood, and dairy products, we take pride in creating seasonal menus using hand selected local produce, meats & dairy products at their peak of freshness, from farmers we know and trust.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 1441 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.7
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLobserbite
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food4service5ambience2

Had a 5pm Rez outdoors. Seated at 4:45. Expected
To have outdoor heaters and did not we were COLD! Shocked a place like that wouldn’t have heaters. My husband ordered chefs special. $40 although food was delicious the serving portion was minimal. Big bowl w 1 very small short rib! Really! I had to give him my fries and half of cauliflower sandwich as he was still hungry. Very disappointed in that

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vipAlexeiOrlov
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food2service3ambience4

A really lovely place in terms of putting it. But the food is definitely subpar

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My experience lived up to the hype / my expectations. The bread and butter was fantastic, ice tea was fresh, and the salad was superb. The ambiance was beautiful, unique, and festive for the season!

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Allis
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrain Cafe was an amazing experience! I was there for my birthday with my girfriends and we had an amazing time. The atmosphere was beautiful- we loved taking a lot of pictures! I was in heaven because I'm all about the vibes at a restaurant. The service was very kind & quick. Also, the food and drinks were a 10/10. Huge fan of the bread in a pot! The latte was yummy and the food was fresh and delicious. I love the vegan and healthy options in general. There is something for everyone & there isn't a person who wouldn't appreciate the experience of the meal & walking around the grounds/store. I will definitely be back!

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tmsomme
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Urban garden meets farm-to-table dining, great place to lunch and escape from the realities of life while surrounding yourself with botanical beauty!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Interesting seasonal food and drinks! Ambiance incredibly beautiful & unique!... be sure to make reservations. Fills up fast!

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vipamieg
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ate outdoors, socially distant. Great food.

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MamaRobC
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

As always, our trip to Terrain was like a vacation experience...lovely plants, people, and food. Look forward to a return next time I am in town.

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vipMusicalgal
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Terrain has created an attractive place for outdoor eating. What they have not managed to do is organize their staff effectively. It was never clear who our server was, and we had service from several people. When I was ready for the check, I had to ask the person who happened to be passing by. No check appeared for quite a while, so I went into the dining room and asked the person pouring water and setting up tables to please find someone who would bring our check. More time passed, and then both a server and the hostess brought checks within two minutes of each other. The hostess had trouble with the technology she was using, so more waiting ensued.

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MicheleC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We had reservations for 4 at 3pm on a Saturday. We ate inside and it was very nice. I was a little worried about the indoor reservation but the tables we well spaced apart and the ceilings are very high.
The food was delicious. I would definitely go back again.

Plus there was the added bonus of shopping there when we were done.

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vipTketzz
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time and I had no idea what to expect .. Terrain itself is like being in a dream; filled with beautiful flora and fauna of all types and containers wreaths, unique household items and gifts, and then this little gem the Cafe, super friendly aware staff, covid minded and attentive. Ordered the humus which was a masterpiece, the frittata, burger and salads were all equally amazing. a delightful afternoon spent well. Will be back in the winter to see all the holiday decorations and peruse the menu - a must see and eat :)

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PaolaV
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place so much! Its fantastic for brunch, visiting family members or friends. Everyone was so impressed.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

You need heat lamps outside!

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BarbaraP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The grilled cheese sandwich was great as it was unique with its contents.
Very nice to sit outside.
The bread was wonderful too!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Like the experience

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KathyS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Terrain is a lovely place. Waitress and service was wonderful.
Food was delicious but we were shocked at the price for what you received! Our dinner was like receiving a very small appetizer.
3 Boat Scallops on a plate for $29.00 is a little outrageous to !!!! No sides included!! Sadly we will not be returning for that reason

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely gorgeous location will most certainly be back!!

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vipAnneliseL
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience5

I have been a frequent customer for 4 years now since moving to Westport. By frequent, I mean I come here to eat at least two times a week. Most of the staff know me by now and I adore them! The ambience and staff is what keeps me coming back. It has a little of my California vibes that I miss so much. I have to say that when I first started coming here, the experience was better then now. Even the food was better. The managers at the time were nailing it! The second one, Sean, had everything running smooth but he had to leave to turn their other restaurant, Amis, around. The staff loved him and he had a way of making it so lovely. As soon as he left, I noticed it all going downhill and people complaining. I’m not here to give specific incidents (unfortunately so many where I didn’t feel heard or cared about) but the point is that management is everything in an establishment. I’m not going as frequently because of this one thing. That and the fact the restaurant ignored my allergy requests multiple times and made me very sick... major lack of communication between kitchen and staff. The reason I stick with four stars is only because the staff makes my heart happy and they are why I go. The restaurant is SO lucky to have the ones who stuck around! Rockstars !

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ChezV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Beautiful setting and absolutely delicious food! We enjoyed the Fried Avocado Benedict and Organic Omelet. Will definitely be returning again soon, five stars!

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Lauren
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If I could give this cafe a 100 star review I would. The staff is beyond friendly and super welcoming. The food was incredibly delicious. And the aesthetic view of the cafe both interior and exterior is one you can not find at any other restaurant. We got a complimentary appetizer because they felt our original appetizer took too long and wasn’t up to their standards. I just could not say enough good things about them for it to equate to how amazing of an experience we had

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kate
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Comfortable, not rushed, beautiful ambiance

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loverofdinning
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Terrain bowl was an awesome creation and so delicious! Scallops and Tuna were also outstanding. Never disappointed

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ChristinaM
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Terrain is always an easy choice - beautiful setting and great food. Just wish they would change up the menu a bit more often.

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BrigitaF
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience3

It was way too expensive for what we experienced. We have been there many times before but the service and especially the food was a disappointment.

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Samantha
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved my brunch at Terrain Cafe. I have been multiple times and I always have a great experience there. Everyone is very friendly and the food is always delicious!

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JanetH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food- expensive
Great service

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mudboots
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Always fun to eat at the Cafe in Westport, CT's Terrain. Yesterday no exception. Had the Salmon on toast...have had it before and loved it ...yesterday it was over-flavored with whatever the chef sprinkles on that has salt in it. Otherwise...nice combo with yellow beats, etc. Just back off that 'sprinkle' as there's plenty of salt in the capers, etc.

Will of course return...whenever a friend and I visit Terrain which is about 2 times a year.

Was easy to make reservations on line!

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JohnC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

We have had wonderful experiences at Terrain over the years, but Saturday night, I am sorry to report was poor. No Bourbon, no chardenay, service was slow (after ordering our drinks, it took 15-20 minutes to find out there was no bourbon), the peach salad with shrimp was, unfortunately, with little taste, little if any dressing. Peaches were not close to ripe and both the peaches and shrimp were not grilled, as advertised.

Sorry to have to share this with you. We wondered if Terrain was understaffed and lost it chef.

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Alice
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience5

Food was not good at all. No flavor, old vegetables. This is second poor meal we’ve had there.

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StephanieL
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Delicious Good, great atmosphere. I would definitely return. We did order coffee to go and it took 40 mins. They were pretty swamped but I was told it’d be quick

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KathyM
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a wonderful experience. Thanks to all the staff for recognizing distancing and going the extra mile to delivery a lovely dining experience!

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vipSarathiR
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed the ambience, food and service by Ashley and team

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vipFood4Thought
London
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, service, fresh and inventive flavor combinations!

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liltingwaves
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the camembert/fig grilled cheese on sour dough. It was absolutely delicious! The service was terrific! Friendly and full of good suggestions!

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Anonymous
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible spot! Food, service and atmosphere are five star. Would absolutely recommend.

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Hanlet
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Such a great place to have brunch with friends. Love staff, gorgeous cafe, wonderful store. 10/10 would recommend if you love food and plants.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
14 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good experience. Nice diverse menu, tasty food and reasonably priced. Cannot beat the ambience

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PaulaA
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

I loved it there! It’s super cute and the entrance is through a little cute store.
On the day we came was a fire, what makes my hair and clothes stinky; we had one moment that ash flew over us but all in all was it great! I will definitely go there more often!

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JordanG
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant, will definitely be coming back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Very limited menu - no entree section just appetizers, salads and kids menu....

FAQs

Terrain Cafe – Westport is rated 4.6 stars by 1441 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.