Restaurant & Boquitas Bar

Chef Luis

Now Open!

Nuevo Latin Fare

Chef Luis is a vibrant new restaurant serving unique, flavor-forward Nuevo Latin fare. Guests will enjoy innovative cocktails and dishes with a distinctive Latin American influence. Set amidst a warm atmosphere cultivated by Chef Luis Lopez, one of New Canaan’s most beloved local chefs, join us for an inventive menu bursting with clean, fresh ingredients. Celebrate the passion and richness of Latin America, right here in your backyard!

Chef Luis dish

Blend of Cuisines

Savor delicious Latin American fare, complemented by Chef Luis’ signature “Mutt Cooking.” Enjoy his flair for artfully blending cuisines from around the world. 

Tacos, beans, and rice

Fresh Ingredients

The bold, nuanced flavors at Chef Luis start with clean, fresh ingredients. From seasonal produce to high quality spices, each element of your meal is carefully selected. 

Cocktails

Innovative Cocktails

From time honored classics to creative new concoctions, treat yourself to a variety of flavorful cocktails sure to enhance your dining experience.

About Chef Luis

Chef Luis Lopez has come back to New Canaan as the co-owner and head chef of Chef Luis restaurant. A beloved local chef, he has treated faithful patrons to creative, sumptuous food for nearly three decades. Known for his unique flavor profiles and clean ingredients, Chef Luis has a passion for hospitality and creating food that simply makes people happy. 

Chef Luis

Our Dishes

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