Best of New Canaan, Darien And Rowyaton

And now for the Best of NEW CANAAN, DARIEN AND ROWYATON—the places that won the top spots in our town. These are the restaurants, markets, gyms, salons, shops and more that you, our readers, deemed the best.

THE WINNERS LIST

Food & Drink

RESTAURANTS

Best Service + Outdoor Seating
The Spread
thespreadsono.com

Private Dining/Intimate Venue + Wine Bar
Restaurant L’Ostal
restaurantlostal.com

Seafood + Outdoor Dining
The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood
rowaytonseafood.com

Business Lunch +Lunch Spot + Cafe/Bistro + Pickup/Delivery Option + Breakfast + Salads
Caffe Social
caffesocial.com

Creative Menu + French
Bruxelles Brasserie
bruxellessono.com

Hotel Restaurant + Special Occasion/Date Night + Martinis + Wine List
Tavern at GrayBarns
tavernatgraybarns.com

New Restaurant
Magic 5 Pie Co.
magic5pieco.com

Steak
Washington Prime
washingtonprimect.com

Sushi + Japanese
Oishi
oishisono.com

REGIONAL SPECIALTIES

American + Hamburgers + Ribs/BBQ + Beer Selection + Pub
BJ Ryan’s
bjryanspub.com

Asian Fusion + Chinese
Ching’s Table
chingsct.com

Greek
Pontos Taverna
pontostaverna.com

Indian
Coromandel
coromandelcuisine.com

Italian
Spiga
eatatspiga.com

Mediterranean
Cava Wine Bar
cavawinebar.com

Mexican + Burritos
bodega Taco Bar
bodegatacobar.com

Spanish
Brasitas
brasitas.com

Thai
Little Thai Kitchen
littlethaikitchen.com

CASUAL FOOD

Bagels
Upper Crust Bagel Co.
uppercrustbagel.com

Bowls + Health/Organic Food + Juice Bar + Vegetarian
Barvida
thebarvida.com

Brunch
Rosie
rosienewcanaan.com

Frozen Yogurt
Swirl
facebook.com/swirlfrozenyogurts

Ice Cream
Gofer Ice Cream
gofericecream.com

Outdoor Bar
Evarito’s
evaritos.com

Hot Dogs
Press Burger
thepressburger.com

Pizza
Letizia’s
letiziaspizza.com

Coffee Shop
Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffee
facebook.com/zumbachscoffee

Deli
Dave & Charlie’s Hometown Deli
dchometowndeli.com

Diner
Sugar Bowl
sugarbowlofdarien.com

Family Friendly
BanC House
bjryansbanchouse.com

Margaritas
The Back End
thesouthendgroup.com

Restaurant Bar
Ten Twenty Post
tentwentypost.com

Sports Bar
The Blind Rhino
theblindrhino.com

Mobile Bar
The Vintage Horse
thevintagehorses.com

MARKETS + MORE

Bakery
Flour Water Salt
flourwatersaltbread.com

Butcher Shop
Darien Butcher Shop
darienbutchershop.com

Seafood Market
Fjord Fish Market
fjordfishmarket.com

Cakes/Cupcakes
Forever Sweet
foreversweetbakery.com

Gourmet Grocery + Caterer + Grocery Pickup/Delivery + Desserts/Chocolate
Palmer’s Market
palmersdarien.com

Gourmet to Go
Marcia Selden
marciaselden.com

Organic
New Canaan Farmer’s Market
newcanaanfarmersmarket.net

Wine Shop
Franco’s
francoswine.com

Liquor Store
Total Wine & More
totalwine.com

Style & Shop

FASHION

Accessories+ Designer Boutique + Personal/Private Shopping Services + Women’s Fashion + Men’s Fashion + Men’s Shoes
Darien Sport Shop
dariensport.com

Consignment
Double Exposure
doubleexposureboutique.com

Department Store + Luxe Leisurewear + Women’s Shoes
Nordstrom
nordstrom.com

Event Dresses + Women’s Fashion
Helen Ainson
helenainson.com

Eyewear
Specs
specsforyou.com

Jeans
Bloomingdale’s
bloomingdales.com

Lingerie + Swimwear
Soleil Toile
soleiltoile.com

Tailor
Sokayri
sokayri.com

Teen Fashion
Groove
shopgroove.net

JEWELRY

Designer Jewelry + Fine Jewelry + Local Jewelry Boutique + Watches + Selection of Local Designers + Wedding/Engagement Rings
Manfredi
manfredijewels.com

Everyday Jewelry
Pennyweights
etsy.com/shop/pennyweightsjewelry

Special Occasion Jewelry
Wave
waveonelm.com

Estate Jewelry
Brad & Vandy Reh
bradreh.com

HOME

Antiques/Vintage
Fairfield County Antique & Design Center
fairfieldantiqueanddesign.com

Appliances
Aitoro
aitoro.com

Closet/Organization
California Closets
californiaclosets.com

Decor
Found
foundanddesign.com

Furniture
Manderine Home
manderinehome.com

Florist + Garden Center
Nielsen’s Florist & Garden Shop
nielsensflorist.com

Hardware
Northeast Weed & Duryea
northeastco.com

Home Tech
Robert Allen Multimedia
ramultimedia-ctny.com

Lighting
Chloe Winston Lighting Design
chloewinstonlighting.com

Linens
The Linen Shop
thelinenshopct.com

New Shop
No. 299
no299.blogspot.com

Outdoor Furniture
Seasons Too
seasonstoo.com

Paint
Ring’s End
ringsend.com

Pool Design
Henn Pools
hennpools.com

Rugs
Dorello
dorellocarpets.com

Windows/Doors
KLAR Studio
klarstudio.com

SERVICES & TO-DOS

PAMPERING

Blow Out/Updo + Color + Day Spa + Eyebrow/Eyelash Services + Children’s Haircuts + Facial + Makeup Application + Massage + Men’s Styling/Salon + Waxing/Hair Removal + Children’s Haircuts
Lanphier
lanphier.us

Cosmetic Spa
Element Medical Aesthetics
elementct.com

Makeup Boutique
Bluemercury
bluemercury.com

Mani/Pedi
To & From
toandfromnails.com

Spray Tan
Coco Glow Organic Sunless Tanning
cocoglowsunless.com

Women’s Styling/Salon
The Vault By Nicole Strachan
thevaultnewcanaan.com

FITNESS + GEAR

Activewear/Running Shoes
Darien Running Company
ridgefieldrunning.com

Barre
The Bar Method
barmethod.com

Bicycle Shop
New Canaan Bicycles
newcanaanbicycles.com

Dance Fitness
Norwalk Academy of Dance
norwalkdance.com

CrossFit
Crossfit Norwalk
crossfitnorwalk.com

Fitness Studio
Orangetheory Fitness
orangetheory.com

Golf Equipment
Golf Galaxy
golfgalaxy.com

Gym
Equinox
equinox.com

Indoor Cycling
Darien YMCA
darien-ymca.org

Pilates
Club Pilates
clubpilates.com

Private Fitness Training
Hustle Fitness and Athletics
hustlefitnessandathletics.com

Yoga
Sama Yoga Center
samayogacenter.com

Virtual/Live Stream Fitness + Children’s/Youth Fitness Training
SDSS Martial Arts
sdsskungfu.com

FAMILY LIFE

Art Classes
Silvermine Arts Center
silvermineart.org

College Prep Courses
Summit Educational Group
mytutor.com

Children’s/Baby Decor
Wee Mondine
weemondine.com

Children’s Clothing
Classic Prep
classicprep.com

Children’s Music Lessons
Jumpin’ Jams
jumpinjams.com

Toy Store
Darien Toy Box
darientoybox.co

ERRANDS & MORE

Fine Art Gallery
Heather Gaudio
heathergaudiofineart.com

Auto Repair Shop
BMW of Darien
bmwdarien.com

Bookstore
Barrett Bookstore
barrettbookstore.com

Car Wash
Splash Car Wash
splashcarwashes.com

Dry Cleaning
Fabricare Cleaners
fabricarecleaners.net

CBD Store
New Canaan Healthfare
newcanaanhealthfare.com

Event Venue
DCA Meadowlands
dariendca.org

Gift Shop
The Glass House Design Store
designstore.theglasshouse.org

Livery Service
Hoyt
hoytlivery.com

Local Hotel
Graybarns
graybarns.com

Online Banking Services
Chase
chase.com

Pet Groomer/Pet Spa
Dog Gone Smart
doggonesmart.com

Veterinarian
VCA Darien Animal Hospital
vcahospitals.com

Pet Supplies
Choice Pet
choicepet.com

Shoe Repair
Darien Shoe Repair
203-655-6169

Storage
Hollow Tree
hollowtreestorage.com

Tailor
Sokayri Atelier and Boutique, Custom Couture and Tailoring
sokayri.com

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