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Thanks to the Connecticut Magazine dining experts for honoring West Street Grill among the best of the best in Connecticut in the New American and best lunch haven categories on its top restaurants for 2024 list! See the full list

Join us for lunch and dinner Wednesday through Sunday.

Lunch served 11:30 - 2:30 Weds., Thurs. & Fri., 11:30 - 3:30 Sat. & Sun.
Dinner served 5:30 - 9, Weds. through Sun.

Walk-ins welcome, especially at lunch; 860.567.3885 to 
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Welcome to the Litchfield Hills' Dining Hotspot


West Street Grill has been providing cultured fine dining in the Litchfield Hills for 30 years as one of America’s first great regional restaurants, serving creative modern cuisine to discerning guests from the worlds of finance, real estate, the law, business and the arts. 


The restaurant is located in historic and scenic Litchfield, one of the state’s top tourist destinations, drawing visitors from across Connecticut, the Berkshires of Massachusetts and metropolitan New York City.


A modern restaurant with a cozy but sophisticated dining room, West Street has the charm of a private club but attracts a broad demographic.


The menu features updated and elevated French- and Italian-inspired bistro and trattoria food, grounded in classical, modern, regional and rustic traditions, as well as dishes reflecting a cosmopolitan global influence. 


West Street Grill owner James O’Shea enriches the restaurant with his nonpareil Irish hospitality.

Chef Stephen Murphy

Our Story

James O’Shea and Charles Kafferman launched their now "legendary boite" with a focus on New American cuisine on May 28, 1990. Back then the Litchfield Hills were judged by some as a "culinary backwater." From the beginning, West Street Grill brought the flair and polished cuisine of a four-star restaurant to a region just discovering its taste for fine dining. With O’Shea and Kafferman on hand to offer a warm, friendly welcome to guests from all walks of life, West Street Grill has over the years become the favorite restaurant of anyone who likes to dine well and appreciates the gorgeous atmosphere, including sought-after al fresco tables overlooking the historic Litchfield Green. Come for a casual lunch, a fun dinner of bistro-style fare like wild Maine mussels and three-cheese ravioli, or a more formal dinner with expert wine pairings, and learn about the exciting new things happening this year.


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Best New American
Connecticut Mag. Experts' Picks 2023

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At Your Service

Tel: 860-567-3885 

43 West Street

Litchfield, CT 06759


Contact Us with comments and questions but please call the restaurant at 860-567-3885 to make reservations.

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