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Black Duck Cafe

605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
+1 203-227-7978
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
££ - £££
605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food at this bar is good. The portions are very large, and the offerings a numerous. I started with the crab cakes followed by the double lobster roll and french fries. The food was good and the prices are reasonable. The service was also...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We met friends for lunch at the Black Duck when we were in town for a wedding. We enjoyed great shrimp filled Bloody Mary’s while we dined on delicious whole belly fried clams. The chowder was creamy and the whole belly clam Po’Boy was HUGE...More

Thank Sandyw248
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to a show at the Westport Country Playhouse and looking for a place to eat.Luckily,we stumbled onto a Barge with seafood!Is it sinking?Who cares!Our dinner made us forget about such trivial things like that.My Seafood Platter with whole bellies set a new...More

Thank Jxnathan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband surprised me on the way to Newport Rhode Island. He watched a segment about this Cafe on television. The host raves about the special hamburger and lobster rolls. The Black Duck is very rustic and nautical themed. We found it to be some...More

Thank 5265wanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This totally unassuming dive in the heart of Westport Ct. is always a dichotomy but damn the food is good! Half bar half restaurant on the river with a fun tavern-ish type of menu that is quite diverse and always excellent!! Though I am always...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and her brother and his wife ate lunch here. Really good. They offer lobster, clams, shrimp, oysters in sandwiches, platers and baskets along with other entrees. Located right on the water on Riverside Ave. Wesport, CT. Service was decent and the variety on...More

Thank douglasstclair2
Reviewed 16 April 2018

If you like high end, romantic quiet places don't come here. If you like great food, well priced and want to have fun, this is the place. Burgers are great and they have crawfish boil which is my go to meal here. I bike ride...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a low key place. It has a varied menu (though a little pricey) and our choices were good. The service was very good. Will be going back.

Thank cttraveller67
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The Black Duck is built on an old barge and is very quaint. To be sure the floor is not level but that adds to the ambiance of the place. Even better is the food. There are not many places where you can get fried...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

There are very few no-nonsense places left In Westport, but this is one of them. Feels like a bit of a dive, but that is a big part of its charm . You can drive there in your car, or dock up by boat and...More

Thank Nimby
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9 September 2017|
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Response from JCorsaletti | Reviewed this property |
They have a web site
31 May 2016|
Response from tasteful_10 | Reviewed this property |
This is the restaurant. It was featured once on Guy Fieri's show.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-227-7978
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