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About The Ginger Man
The Ginger Man opened in Greenwich in August of 2002 and instantly became one of the area’s most popular restaurants. Known for its warm and inviting atmosphere, the Ginger Man is a favorite among Greenwich locals and neighboring communities. Whether you are looking for a quick burger (maybe the best burger anywhere!), sandwich, or salad with friends or an intimate dinner at a table by the fireplace, The Ginger Man offers you a unique dining experience.
The Ginger Man’s menu accommodates people of all ages with everything from grilled cheese to entrée-sized salads and two to three fish selections daily. The restaurant still uses a real butcher from the New York City marketplace to hand pick its steaks and blend that special mix for its famous burgers.
The Ginger Man features 23 taps, 80+ bottles and a well chosen wine list from small and large Vineyards around the world. The Ginger Man’s burgers and beers were voted “best burger” and “best beer selection.”
Greenwich, CT 06830
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:45am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
$30 and under
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Contact us to plan your next catered event, private, corporate, large or small. Please contact our Event Coordinator Amy Rauch for catering menus and more information.
Parking is available on Greenwich Avenue.
Additional Parking is also available on Amogernone Way and Municipal lots are accesible on all cross streets.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Ginger Man Ratings and Reviews
Kind of a perfect experience: Sitting near the fireplace in the back room (although the upstairs dining is lovely too) with a menu so tempting we struggled to narrow down our order. We actually started with fried calamari, house-made hummus dish and SUPER spicy guacamole. I'm glad we waited to put in the main order, because I ended up splitting a cod special with my husband and our friends loved their food and had leftovers to take home.
The desserts looked amazing, but we were so stuffed.
It is SO cozy and charming with a very vibrant scene. Service was great. Definitely going back.
Totally annoyed and disappointed. From the hostess, bus boy to the waiter-- we were ignored, kept waiting and treated with total disinterest. When our food was served, only some of the order came. When we asked where the rest was we were told "it's coming". No one came and asked if we needed anything at any time. We finally got up to get a candle for the table because that request was ignored too. At the end the waiter tried to hand us dessert menus. We said no and got the check. We will never go back again. Not worth the trouble at all.
The evening started out a bit roughly with the hostess trying to seat the three of us in a Very noisy area near the bar downstairs. When i pointed out that we had made a reservation, she replied "people have reservations." When I replied that we did as well and had specifically asked for a quiet table so we could talk,the hostess reluctantly led us upstairs to a table near a wailing toddler ( I understand but we did ask for a quiet table). That said, the food and beer were very good albeit pricey. So be aware that you need to ask for a table upstairs unless you are there for the bar scene. ( and to be assertive) Do not recommend. Not customer friendly although the waitress was fine.
The kitchen tries to be creative and credit has to be great be given for the intention even though the outcome isn't as probably intended. The seafood risotto was tasteless; so was the lamb burger. The lobster chowder was tasty and so was the generously portioned Caesar salad.
Good beer list.
ALWAYS GOOD, BUT THIS WAS EXCEPTIONAL
i go to Ginger Man from time to time as the noise level is ok, and the food & service are reliably good. usually they have good beers too.
this time i couldn't quite find the right beer - the descriptions are ridiculous !
but everything else was exceptional. i had the blackened fish tacos which were AMAZING.
and our server, whose name i think was Diego, was just FANTASTIC. he patiently brought me several beers to taste before i decided on one. and he was very pleasant, very quick and generally great !
i'll be back soon, i'm sure.
We have eaten at Ginger Man several times, and each time was uniformly great. We enjoy the food, atmosphere, drinks, and service. This time we sat upstairs, where there is a more formal feel and a nice view of Greenwich Avenue. It was a Father's Day treat and Ginger Man is now my go-to brunch place.
I realize it was Mother's Day and the restaurant was busy, but my first disappointment was our table. It was just inches from a busy doorway/clearing station and one of our guests had a direct view of the dirty dish bin. I was hoping for a nicer table, since I had made the reservation well in advance. The food was honestly just fair...the guac was too spicy, feta cheese was in one large clump inside the omelette, key lime tart did not remotely resemble key lime, and one of our guests pulled out a hard pebble, or chip of something, from his cheesecake. Needless to say, he didn't eat another bite of it after that. I showed the server the hard object and asked him to inform the chef or manager, but no one came over to address the matter before we had to leave.
Overall, a somewhat disappointing brunch. And btw, we were charged for the cheesecake.
Good spot on Greenwich Avenue away from all the restaurant action at the bottom of the Avenue. Quality pub like food served in a nice atmosphere with good draft beer selection and craft cocktails. The draft beers change with the season. Overall, good value and a nice spot for a casual lunch or dinner.
The ginger man has the worst hosstess's I think I've ever encountered. Not friendly, lead us to a table under a staircase that was dark and by the front door. We refused the table and she literally pointed to another table and said that's the only other one. We took it but were very unhappy.....she has no business being the first person a customer encounters.....really sets the tone of not a nice place.
Our waitress was very nice.
I have no intention on ever going back there.
Very saddened by the service. We had a reservation through open table. They seated us in the noisiest area. There were tables available in the rear near the fireplace where it was much quieter. The manager was unwilling to accommodate my party so we ended up leaving. Very dissatisfied!!!!!!
What happened to customer service???
Nice spot for St Patrick's Day
We had a table of four for St Patrick's Day dinner. Thankfully we had requested a table in the back with the fireplace because the bar was jam packed and very noisy. Although, almost every time I've been here for dinner the bar is packed and noisy--so advice to diners, request something upstairs or in the back if you want a quieter location. We had been to Ginger Man last year on St Patrick's Day which is why we went back, but this year. Service was excellent for such a busy night. They must have been well staffed.The food (and admittedly we all had the corned beef and cabbage) was not as goods it had been the year before--perhaps they had a new chef or just changed what they offered . As I recalled, last year, the corned beef was the softer, flaky, grainy kind which was a great surprise because it was more like home-cooked corned beef. This year it was a brisket type cut of meat in hard slices--not as good at all. Our desserts were great, though. We eat out about 3 times a week in Greenwich/Port Chester area and should probably try Ginger Man again at some point (we tend not to think of it since it's at the top of the Avenue) to see if it's improved in general, and order from their standard menu.
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