The Best of Westport

We love to celebrate the Gold Coast wins, but there’s something special about winning best of Westport, Weston & Wilton, which makes this section a keeper. It’s like an insider’s guide to the best places close to home. Pick one from each section and you’ve practically planned a great day out—and you just might discover a few new local favorites.

THE WINNER’S LIST

FOOD & DRINK

RESTAURANTS

Best Service + Tapas
Basso
bassobistrocafe.com

Business Lunch
Terrain Garden Cafe
shopterrain.com

Creative Menu + Private Dining/Intimate Venue
Kawa Ni
kawaniwestport.com

Hotel Restaurant
La Plage
laplagewestport.com

New Restaurant + Steak
Gabriele’s of Westport
gabrielesofwestportct.com

Outdoor Dining + Outdoor Seating
bartaco
bartaco.com

Pickup/Delivery Option
Manna Toast Café
mannatoast.com

Seafood + Special Occasion/Date Night
The Whelk
thewhelkwestport.com

Sushi
OKO
okokitchen.com

REGIONAL SPECIALTIES

American
Little Pub
littlepub.com

Asian Fusion
Kawa Ni
kawaniwestport.com

Chinese
The Little Kitchen of Westport
littlekitchenwestport.com

French
Rive Bistro
rivebistro.com

Greek + Mediterranean
Layla’s Falafel
laylasfalafel.com

Indian
The Naan
thenaanct.com

Italian
Tarantino
tarantinorestaurant.com

Japanese
Sakura
sakurarestaurant.com

Mexican
bartaco
bartaco.com

Spanish
Basso
bassobistrocafe.com

Thai
Rainbow Thai
rainbowthaict.com

CASUAL FOOD

Bagels
PopUp Bagels
popupbagels.com

Breakfast
GG & Joe
ggandjoe.com

Burritos + Salads
Little Pub
littlepub.com

Frozen Yogurt
Sunny Daes
sunnydaesicecream.com

Hamburgers
Match Burger Lobster
matchburgerlobster.com

Hot Dogs
Heibeck’s Stand
heibecksstand.com

Ice Cream
Cold Fusion
coldfusiongelato.com

Pizza
Parlor
parlorwilton.com

Ribs/Barbecue
Wire Mill Saloon & Barbecue
wiremillbbq.com

DROP-IN SPOTS

Breakfast
The Porch at Christie’s
theporchatchristies.com

Brunch
Terrain Garden Cafe
shopterrain.com

Café/Bistro
Rive Bistro
rivebistro.com

Coffee Shop
Shearwater
shearwatercoffeeroasters.com

Deli
Gaetano’s Deli
gaetanosdelis.com

Diner
Orem’s Diner
oremsdiner.com

Health/Organic + Lunch Spot + Vegetarian/Organic/Health
Manna Toast Café
mannatoast.com

Juice Bar
Organic Krush
organickrush.com

MARKETS & MORE

Bakery + Desserts
The Painted Cookie
paintedcookie.com

Butcher Shop
Stiles Farmers Market
stilesmarket.com

Caterer
AMG Catering & Events
amgcatering.com

Cakes/Cup Cakes
The Cake Box
thecakeboxofct.com

Gourmet Grocery
Balducci’s
balduccis.com

Gourmet to Go
Aux Délices
auxdelicesfoods.com

Grocery Pickup/Delivery Option
The Fresh Market
thefreshmarket.com

Liquor Store + Wine Shop
The Fine Wine Company of Westport
thefinewinecompanyofwestport.com

Organic Food Market
The Organic Market
organicmarketct.com

Seafood Market
Fjord Fish Market
fjordfishmarket.com

BAR BOASTS

Beer Selection + Pub + Sports Bar
Little Pub
littlepub.com

Margaritas
Don Memo
donmemowestport.com

Martinis
Hudson Malone
hudsonmalone.com

Mobile Bar
The Vintage Horse
thevintagehorses.com

Outdoor Bar
Manna Toast Café
mannatoast.com

Restaurant Bar
Spotted Horse Tavern
spottedhorsect.com

Wine Bar + Wine List
Harvest Wine Bar & Restaurant
harvestwinebar.com

Style & Shop

FASHION

Accessories + Personal/Private Shopping Services + Virtual/Online Shopping Services
Classically Cate
classicallycateboutique.com

Consignment
Roundabout Resale Couture
roundaboutcouture.com

Department Store + Luxe Leisurewear + Men’s Fashion + Men’s Shoes + Women’s Fashion
Mitchells
shop.mitchellstores.com

Designer Boutique
fred
thefredshop.com

Event Dresses/Bridal Gowns/Bridesmaid Dresses
The Plumed Serpent Bridal
plumedserpentbridal.com

Eyewear
Specs
specsforyou.com

Jeans
Madewell
madewell.com

Lingerie + Swimwear
Soleil Toile
soleiltoile.com

New Shop
Sundance
sundancecatalog.com

Teen Fashion
B Chic
203-210-7037

Women’s Shoes
Shoes ‘N’ More
shoesnmore.com

JEWELRY

Designer Jewelry
Mitchells
shop.mitchellstores.com

Everyday Jewelry
emmy starr designs
emmystarrdesigns.com

Fine Jewelry + Special Occasion Jewelry + Watches + Wedding/Engagement Rings
Lux Bond & Green
lbgreen.com

Local Jewelry Boutique + Selection of Local Designers
JL Rocks
jlrocks.com

HOME

Antiques/Vintage
Bungalow
bungalowdecor.com

Closet/Organization
House of PRIM
primliving.com

Decor
The Post
thepostct.com

Furniture
Serena & Lily
serenaandlily.com

Garden Center
Terrain
shopterrain.com

Hardware
Westport Hardware
westporthardwarestore.com

Home Tech
Vivid-Tek
vivid-tek.com

Kitchen +Bath
Kohler
us.kohler.com/us/

Lighting + Linens
Serena & Lily
serenaandlily.com

Outdoor Furniture
Patio.com
patio.com

Paint + Windows/Doors
Ring’s End
ringsend.com

Pool Design
Hoffman Landscapes
hoffmanlandscapes.com

Rugs
Redi-Cut
redicarpets.com

Stone
Gault
gaultstone.com

SERVICES + TO DO’S

PAMPERING

Blow Out/Updo + Facial + Mani/Pedi + Massage + Spray Tan + Waxing
Artistex Salon & Spa
artistexsalon.com

Color + Women’s
Styling/Salon
Salon 293 east
salon293east.com

Cosmetic Spa
Wisdom & Youth
wisdomandyouthllc.com

Eyebrow Services
Eye Coco
eyecoco.com

Makeup Application
Haus of Pretty
hausofpretty.com

Makeup Boutique
bluemercury
bluemercury.com

Men’s Hairstyling
Westport Cut & Shave
westportcutshave.com

FITNESS & GEAR

Activewear/Running Shoes
Fleet Feet
fleetfeet.com

Barre
BodyQuest Barre Studio
bodyqueststudio.com

Bicycle Shop
Cycle Dynamics
cycledynamics.com

Crossfit
CrossFit Westport
crossfitwestport.com

Dance Fitness
Freyer Academy of Ballet
fabballet.com

Fitness Studio
Orangetheory Fitness
orangetheoryfitness.com

Golf Equipment
Longshore Golf Course Pro Shop
longshoregolfcourse.com

Gym
Saugatuck Rowing & Fitness Club
saugatuckrowing.com
saugatuckrowing.com

Indoor Cycling
JoyRide Cycling + Fitness
joyridestudio.com

Pilates
Pilates Girl
pilatesgirl.com

Private Fitness Training + Virtual/Live Stream Fitness
MPR Fitness by Tony A. Molina
tonyamolinampr.fitness

Yoga
Abbey Chase Yoga
abbeychaseyoga.com

FAMILY LIFE

Art Classes
MoCA Westport
mocawestport.org

Children’s/Baby Décor + Children’s Clothes
Southern Yankee
southernyankee.com

Children’s/Youth Fitness Training + Children’s Parties
Team DIG
teamdigusa.com

Children’s Haircuts
Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids
sharkeyscutsforkids.com

Children’s Music Lessons
Wilton Music Studios
wiltonmusicstudios.com

College Prep Courses
Collegewise Westport
collegewise.com/locations/westport-ct/

Family-Friendly Restaurant
Little Pub
littlepub.com

Toy Store
Age of Reason
ageofreason1.wixsite.com/website

DAILY ESSENTIALS

Auto Repair Shop
Christie’s Service
203-227-2918

Bookstore
Barnes & Noble
barnesandnoble.com

Car Wash
Splash Car Wash
splashcarwashes.com

CBD Store
Franny’s Farmacy
frannysfarmacy.com

Dry Cleaners
Dean Cleaners of Westport
deancleaners.com

Event Venue + Hotel
Inn at Longshore
innatlongshore.com

Fine Art Gallery
George Billis
georgebillis.com

Florist
Compo Farm Florist
compofarmflowers.com

Gift Shop
Classically Cate
classicallycateboutique.com

Livery
Teddy’s Transportation
teddyslimo.com

Pet Groomer
Townhouse
townhousefordogs.com

Pet Supplies/Pet Clothing
Earth Animal
earthanimal.com

Portrait + Wedding Photographer
Melani Lust
melanilustphotography.com

Shoe Repair
Westfair Shoe Repair
203-259-5587

Stationery
The Write Stuff
thewritestuffct.com

Storage Facility
Westy Self Storage
westy.com

Tailor
Stephen Kempson
stephenkempson.com

Veterinarian
Melissa Shapiro
visitingvetservice.com

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