Top Choice Tapas in Candlewood Lake

Ibiza Tapas

We challenge you not to gorge yourself on too many small plates at this exceptional tapas restaurant in an unexceptional strip mall in industrial Danbury. Friendly staff who obviously love their job makes it even ea…
Top Choice Modern American in Lake Waramaug

Community Table

The name of this Scandinavian-inspired restaurant comes from the 300-year-old black walnut table, where you can sit down to Sunday brunch. The modern American menu is locally sourced.
Top Choice Ice Cream in Litchfield

Peaches 'N Cream

This old-fashioned ice-cream parlor with peppermint trim on the road to Torrington has been serving up homemade ice cream for decades. Seasonal flavors include the eponymous peaches 'n cream, but also cashew cream, …
Modern American in Kent


These specialty provenders know that without fresh, top-quality ingredients you can't have truly great food. Locally sourced seasonal vegetables and meats, including free-range, golden-hued chicken and Connecticut h…
Modern American in Litchfield Hills

Arethusa al Tavolo

Belonging to a celebrated local dairy, this upscale restaurant uses the farm’s dairy products and sources other ingredients locally to produce its exquisitely presented naturally flavorful dishes, like warm asparagu…
Pub Food in Litchfield

The Village

This restaurant-cum-taproom on Litchfield's town green is both a casual, welcoming hometown pub and – if eating in the dining room – a place to go for a special-occasion meal. The menu has something for everyone, fr…
Diner in Kent

Fife 'n' Drum

If you're a fan of 1950s Americana, you'll love this dark woodsy restaurant-cum-diner-cum-bar attached to an inn of the same name. It's delightfully olde-worldy, serving hearty comfort food to get you through a day'…
Modern American in Litchfield

West Street Grill

A Parisian-style bistro on Litchfield’s historic green, this is one of the state’s top restaurants. Over the years its inventive modern American cooking has earned it nods from Gourmet magazine and the New York Time…
Modern American in Litchfield Hills

Good News Cafe

While you're in Woodbury, don't forget to stop by the Good News Cafe. Run by Carole Peck, considered the Alice Waters of the East Coast, the cafe is a magnet for celebrities and lovers of fine food who come for the …
Bakery in Candlewood Lake

American Pie

A local favorite serving up 20 varieties of homemade pie, including pumpkin and blueberry crumb, alongside burgers, steaks and salads.