WOODBURY, CT—Eleven local eateries are participating in Woodbury Restaurant Week 2019, which will be held from March 24-30. These participating restaurants will offer select menus and/or discounts during the event.
“We are excited to have these excellent restaurants onboard for Woodbury Restaurant Week,” said Tim Parry, Editor and Publisher of Just Woodbury, the presenter of the event. “These establishments offer something for everyone, and are an excellent representation of the Woodbury dining experience.”
The participating restaurants are Carlito’s, The Charcoal Chef, Constantine’s, John’s Café, Market Place Kitchen & Bar, Mix Prime Steakhouse, Fish, & Sushi Bar, Good News Restaurant & Bar, San Remo Restaurant & Pizzeria, The Olive Tree, The Split Rail, and The Woodbury Diner.
This is the second year that Just Woodbury has sponsored this event, and Woodbury Restaurant Week is receiving promotional support from the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, the Community Theater at Woodbury is offering $2 off tickets to its upcoming show, Rabbit Hole, to patrons who show a receipt from participating restaurants dated during the event.
More information about the restaurants, including their special menus and deals, is listed on https://woodburyrestaurantweek.com.
About the Restaurants
Carlito’s features exquisite food in a stunningly decorated setting, reminiscent of an Italian countryside. Enjoy an extensive menu including steak, seafood, chops, gourmet pizza and much more. Carlito’s offers weekly specials, a professional staff, and a picturesque dining experience.
The Charcoal Chef is one of the only restaurants in Connecticut that still cooks on charcoal, Kingsford charcoal to be exact. The Charcoal Chef is an American restaurant that serves steaks, hamburgers, seafood, and much more straight from its charcoal grill. The restaurant boasts a rustic interior that emanates a warm and homey feel, which is perfect for a relaxing hangout.
Faithfully serving its customers high quality food, consistently prepared, all for an affordable price, Constantine’s is a restaurant for friends, families, and strangers alike. Known for their fresh fish, daily and weekly specials, including Steve’s famous New England Clam Chowder, succulent Grade A Angus Prime Rib, and their authentic home-style Greek specialties, Constantine’s has more than enough to satisfy even the pickiest of dinners.
John’s Café offers a bistro-style dining experience featuring fresh, innovative New American dishes that resonate a Mediterranean flair. John’s Café’s wine list includes the best of the West Coast as well as special French, Italian and Spanish selections. As a complete gustatory event, chef and owner Dennis DeBellis hopes you’ll savor the simple, intimate marriage of food, wine and ambiance found at John’s Café.
Good News Restaurant and Bar is a pioneer in the Farm-to-Table movement Its handcrafted cooking is seasonal, local, and most organic as possible and is prepared by owner and renown chef, Carole Peck. Good News Restaurant and Bar partners with local farmers and businesses, when possible, and enjoy sharing the fruits of their labors with you.
Market Place Kitchen & Bar is new modern American restaurant in the heart of Woodbury. It is run by General Manager Jim Kara and Executive Chef Matt DeLongis. Market Place Kitchen & Bar celebrates and encourages local, organic and sustainably harvested food and spirits.
Mix Prime Steakhouse, Fish, & Sushi Bar features the area’s only 40 day prime aged beef along with fresh seafood, raw bar, and sushi bar. Mix Prime’s diverse menu offers diners the experience of their choosing, from the finest prime steaks and freshest seafood bought daily. For an upscale experience you can dine in their main dining room, or enjoy the relaxed casual feel in the bar area.
From steak to saganaki, The Olive Tree serves up American fare with a Mediterranean flair for lunch and dinner. Their drink menu includes a variety of wines and martinis, including seasonal offerings. The homey, long-running restaurant is at the former Longwood Country Inn, which was built in 1798.
San Remo Restaurant & Pizzeria was voted Best Pizza in Woodbury by Just Woodbury readers. While it offers Italian specialties, San Remo owner Chris Gogas said his restaurant has something for everyone. “The kids can have a pizza, Mom can enjoy a shrimp dish, and Dad can have a steak, and everybody is happy,” Gogas told Just Woodbury in 2017.
The Split Rail changed hands at the end of 2018. Its new owners have cleaned and painted the inside (and will be working on outside in the spring) and have changed to a scratch menu with many natural and organic ingredients. As one Facebook commenter wrote, the new Split Rail is the best of the old split rail and fantastic new things as well.
The Woodbury Diner offers good food for a good mood. It’s a place for friends and families to come together and enjoy a variety of great meal choices. Breakfast is served all day, so you come and get pancakes for dinner. The diner is known for fast feel good foods, but The Woodbury Diner also strives to uniqueness. The Woodbury Diner also offers a great family atmosphere.