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The Wharf

₹₹₹₹American, Seafood,
94 W Wharf Rd, inside the Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT 06443
+1 203-245-1404
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
94 W Wharf Rd, inside the Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT 06443
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a few meals here while staying at the hotel. Breakfast was great! My crab and avocado omelette was light and fluffy, tasty!! Dinner was ok, both our meals sounded great, but just didn't have enough flavor. Odd twists in classic dishes just didn't...More

Thank stephanie m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resturant is a definite liability to the town and the shoreline..High prices, drink prices outrageous, poor food, and totally unfriendly, and disorganized..would not recomment this place to eat..Only think going is the ambience, as its on the water, but very over priced, terrible staff..More

Thank melissa b
John M, General Manager at The Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Melissa B- I'm very surprised by your strong sentiments. Apparently, you had a bad experience, and I would like to know about it. Please feel free top reach out to me directly so I may resolve it to your satisfaction. Thanks in advance for...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely lunch on the porch recently. The menu was varied, we didn't know what to choose. I had a lobster roll; while pricey, $27, delicious. It was chock full of lobster meat and seasoned perfectly. My husband had a...More

Thank blonde11-12
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Complementary valet service was a nice touch. View from the porch seating was lovely. Food was good. My clan chowder was too thick. The calamari where good. Wharf pick of the day was cooked perfectly but I thought the cauliflower and salsa was an odd...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

First I have to say it's not particularly seasonal. Two couples dined in September for dinner , many of the entrees sides were asparagus and red bliss potatoes. Portions were large. Service was good. Mixed grill, pork chops, salmon all fine but nothing to rave...More

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second time going to the Wharf this summer. Great food, staff, and the view is awesome. My new favorite restaurant!!! Love it!

Thank churros5
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We had dinner here during our stay at the hotel. The food was good. Recommend the oysters, green tomato appetizers and the salmon.

Thank CT_Traveler1515
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I had dinner here again the other night because a business associate is a Platinum Hilton Honors member and was staying at the Madison Beach Hotel with there with his family and wanted us to join them. I've eaten here multiple times but never met...More

Thank fredandginger2016
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I had lunch with 3 friends today. We were seated on the porch with a gorgeous view of Long Island Sound. We enjoyed the summer sangria, a mix of red and white wines. The BLT & T was delicious-- a traditional sandwich made special by...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by at the Wharf for lunch. Sat in a porch facing the ocean. Beautiful scene. Great service. Food was okay. Tried fish and clam chowders which were okay, and lobster salad in a tomato. Wish there was more lobster salad.

Thank klou2014
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15 August 2017|
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Response from Jackie W | Reviewed this property |
No reservations for lunch on the porch, but the wait has not been long. Don't know about using the beach.
30 April 2016|
Response from John M | Property representative |
Dear babcilos - Yes! The Wharf is open for lunch Mon - Saturday, 11am - 3pm. On Sunday, we serve brunch from 11am - 3pm, and ala carte service is available starting at 2pm. We also offer our bar menu from 11am - 10pm... More
2 July 2015|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
Susieq194 - Thanks for your inquiry. Our daily special is a 1 1/4 lb steamed lobster served with new potatoes and corn on the cob, all for just $24. We also offer a crab stuffed baked lobster with the same accompaniments... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 W Wharf Rd, inside the Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT 06443
  • Public Transportation: Amtrak, Shoreline EAST.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 203-245-1404
The Wharf Restaurant is located inside the Madison Beach Hotel. Enjoy the natural beauty of Long Island Sound while seated in the comfortably elegant dining room or covered porch. Classic New England dishes are prepared with a fresh innovative flair. A collectors wine list with rare wines from hard to find vintages will please even the most discerning palette. Come and experience the genuine hospitality that is the foundation of our service!
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