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“Wonderful waterfront dining”
Review of Harbor Lights

Harbor Lights
Ranked #24 of 450 Restaurants in Norwalk
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 18 - US$ 30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: East Avenue
Transit: 10 minute walk from East Norwalk train station
Description: Harbor Lights is the premier seafood house located in East Norwalk, CT. Located on the Norwalk Harbor, it offers well-prepared, attractively presented and sophisticated fare. Open year round, the glassed-in terrace allows for a comfortably heated dining experience in the winter without losing the outside dining experience in the summer.
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

On a beautiful warm September evening, it was perfect to dine out by the waterfront. It frat like I was on vacation. Had a half lobster on a delicious salad and it was perfect. I would recommend this restaurant for excellent food, ambiance and location.

Thank diane m
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Sopped in Norwalk on our way home from a Cape Cod bicycle trip, and decided to try the Harbor Lights. What a great experience. We sat outside overlooking the water and had a wonderful meal. We both chose the Loup de Mer, baramundi in a great blend of olives, new potatoes, asparagus, tomatoes, garlic and onions. We opted for the Greek white wine by the glass, and it was excellent with the perfectly cooked fish. Service was attentive and informative. I know this restaurant has received mixed reviews, but for us it was practically perfect!

Thank heacockb
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

When we arrived for a Girls' Lunch to celebrate a friend's birthday, we were one on 3 tables. The waiter arrived promptly and was attentive until midway through the meal. At which point, we had to flag him down for everything from water to dessert to getting the bill. In fact, we waited so long for more water that a friend got the water pitcher herself! We also asked the waiter if the windows could be opened or the A/C increased because the sun was pouring in and the back dining room was getting uncomfortably warm. He shrugged his shoulders and did nothing.

As for lunch itself, the pear/walnut salad was tasty, fresh and enough for 2 of us to share. We had the salmon club and loved it; the lobster salad and thought it was good but not very substantial; and the crab cake sandwich, which had too much breading and not enough crab. The key lime pie was amazing, but can't say the same about the ice cream puffs.

Maybe it was an off day because of the Labor Day holiday. But no one seemed concerned that the service didn't March the prices.

1  Thank NutmegYankee
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Nice big premises for larger gathering. The ceiling height and the view to sea make the atmosphere.

Food was good and menu had nice options.

Thank MahonenTravellingFIN
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I had a fantastic dinner including sunset at this location and would like to recommand it as a place to be. Thank you for excellent seafood and a very peronal service from a very kind waitress. See you again....

Thank Jörg M
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