Connie & Ted's

8171 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
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Photo: Anne Fishbein Lobster roll at Connie and Ted's.


  • Mon.-Tue., 4-10 p.m.; Wed.-Sat., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • $$$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
If you grew up, as Michael Cimarusti did, fishing in the Atlantic and dining on the bounty of the great Northeast, you’ll understand the chef’s nostalgia for the brine and comfort of that type of seafood. Connie & Ted’s is Cimarusti’s ode to New England, and he’s created a restaurant that would be utterly at home on Boston Harbor but also feels exactly right for West Hollywood. The large dining room is an immensely convivial place to scarf down chowder and lobster rolls and fried clams, and the bar is one of the best places in town to watch the Dodgers while slurping on oysters from the massive raw bar. On top of all this is Cimarusti’s dedication to only the freshest, most sustainable seafood, so you can rest assured that not only is your meal enjoyable but it’s also entirely ethical. —Besha Rodell Read our review of Connie & Ted's.

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