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Black Duck Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
+1 203-227-7978
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick dinner on our way to Boston as this spot was featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Lucky for us we came on a night when it was live music! Win for us!! This place is definitely a diamond in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HungryFoodie
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Good basic food, great atmosphere and live music frequently. It's been around for like 40 years and hope it stays another 40 years!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pharris99
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Visited the black duck cafe for the first time. Its a local bar with friendly service, good food and best seats are outside on the back deck

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jcarson21
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I am a foodie, cook, wine collector, traveler and hard to please. Traveling from Rhode Island to NY, we Googled Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and made two pilgrimages for fun. One was a bust: Frank Pepe’s Pizza in New Haven, Connecticut. Why people are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Started off with great steamers. I ordered the fisherman's platter and my girlfriend ordered the flat iron steaks. Came with a salad that was fresh and good. Flat iron steak was great and juicy. I was brought just a shrimp platter. I told the waitress...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pat9doerr11
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Black Duck has been a legend in Westport and the place to go for young and old. Standard dishes are prepared well (lobster, fried fish, chicken wings, to name a few) and service is good. History abounds at Black Duck! My visiting children never fail...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ayolles1
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Back in the 70s, I used to go there several times a week. I have not been back in years. While the structure has not really changed, the inside has been upgraded from what I remembered, while keeping the fun and energy the same. Met...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank SailSunJay
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a very local bar scene, older clientele with tons of regulars that obviously love the place and come back often. Crazy uneven and tipping floors adds to the boathouse feel with newer small porch seating in good weather waterside near train overpass. Food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Departure747969
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The steamers for happy hour are great. Atmosphere is a dive bar but if you can sit outside a must. Sitting inside is a bit drab with old dark tables reminds you of years gone past. I lived in the area for 20 years and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Coastal751145
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Black Duck is Under I-95 in Westport. They don’t really have any signs on the road, so you have to look for it to find it. It’s got a little boat slip so a lot of people come by boat. It’s an institution in the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Todd S
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10 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
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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