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138 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3007
+1 203-354-9451
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good56%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“clam chowder” (7 reviews)
“spaetzle” (3 reviews)
“sliders” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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138 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad for a burger & drinks, their clam chowder is the best thing they have going for them. They win the chowderfest a lot with it, however the other food is just ok. Same as you would find at any Irish pub.

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We took our Vespa 🛵 for a ride to Donovan’s always open sat outside alfresco under an umbrella ☂ We both ordered the burger with any topping you like on it I had blue cheese and raw onion and the husband had avocado and bacon...More

Thank Morganna
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The closest thing to what the British know as a pub with food, showing sports....origins clearly in pub culture but now aimed more at families and groups in the day at any rate...lots of screens showing seasonal sports including tennis, baseball, photos on the walls...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I dont get why this place has been so popular. My Pastrami sandwich was very dry. My husbands french fries were cold. Service wasnt so friendly either. Pricey too. We wont return.

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Chili and clam chowder are a MUST try! Great service and atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating. One of my favorite pubs in Sono. Love this place!

Thank MariCapobianco
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

When you want a local spot and not sure what to eat.. Donovan’s is always our go to place .. Great sliders and the home of award winning chowder.. salads and the best fish and chips in town we had last week .. and the...More

Thank Morganna
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced food and drinks right in the heart of sono. This is definitely one of my favorite spots. Beers are ice cold and the food is exceptional.

Thank szwiebel1
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to grab a bite for lunch after our visit to the nearby aquarium. Donovan’s was recommended to us by one of the employees. It did not disappoint! My husband had the fish and chips and I had a big full...More

Thank AllisonCW
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Went for a quick bite this afternoon, and hubby had the New England Clam Chowder. This is something he normally doesn't eat, but wasn't in the mood for a burger or slider. He really enjoyed it. I only had a cup of tea and you...More

Thank PaulaNYFL
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Being of German decent, my Mom cooked the best Sauerbraten, red cabbage and spatzle I have ever had anywhere. I was in Donovan's a couple weeks ago enjoying the fried clam strips with family and my Dad ordered the Sauerbraten. Donovan's has a special Octoberfest...More

Thank KenF6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3007
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-354-9451
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