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BlackStones Steakhouse

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181 Main Street, Norwalk, CT 06851
+1 203-840-9020
Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We eat here at least twice per year when we visit family and friends in the area. The staff is very professional and friendly. The bar is always lively and offers additional high top table seating if you are looking for a more casual experience. The main dining room is classic steakhouse with dark wood, mirrors and the amazing bull... More 

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1 Thank meliss7
Norwalk, Connecticut
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being seated and not seeing our waiter for the first 5+ minutes, I started to remember why we hadn't been to Blackstones in over eight years. Yes, it was Christmas Eve and crowded, but with the prices this place charges, there's no excuse for bad service. The first drink delivered to the table was wrong. We couldn't get our... More 

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Connecticut
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is one of our favorite places to go when we are craving good steak. The choices on the menu are vast and include fresh raw clams, crab, lobster and shrimp along with some of the best steaks we've ever had! The side dishes are delicious as well. The main dining room is a little formal for our tastes, so... More 

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ct
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The atmosphere is very nice the food is fine but the service was awful. We were a party of 5 and arrived 6:50 on a Saturday to celebrate my wife's birthday. We ordered around 7:15 salads for everyone and steaks for the entrée. At 5 to 8 we were wondering after 40 minutes where were our salads? We were told... More 

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2 Thank njvj
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Food was amazing! Everything from the appetizers to desert was stunning. Fresh seafood, delicious steak and stunning desert. Top that off with excellent service, fantastic drinks and warm atmosphere and you have a truly wonderful dining experience!

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1 Thank Bob R
Shelton, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

You will simply not find a better steak or better service in CT than at Blackstones. We went here for to have dinner for my cousin's bachelor party and the food was a major hit. The lobster linguine and the NY Strip are both amazing. I've been coming here for a few years whenever I need to celebrate, and have... More 

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1 Thank mjloda14
Norwalk, Connecticut
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is our special place to go for holidays, birthdays, etc. Its very quaint, old school type of charm. Steaks are amazing - you get a much larger portion than you do from Capital Grill for the same price or less. Excellent selection, wonderful wait staff that has been with them for years. Its that sort of special place because... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The ambiance and food at this steakhouse is very old school in a bad way. It could be charming with great food, service, and wine list, but sadly it falls short. The food was mediocre (main courses were good, but apps and sides were bad). The wine list and the server's knowledge of wine is abysmal. Our service was slow,... More 

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1 Thank Animaldoc
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Listing this restaurant this low is a travesty. Great steak and sides, very nice room, and great service. You are made to feel welcome. Large room in the back for parties is great. This is a very good restaurant

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1 Thank George S
CT
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This old school testosterone steakhouse is located in a very unlikely strip mall in Norwalk. The ambiance leaves something to be desired, but that's not unusual in this class of restaurant -- better for a business dinner than a romantic one. I started with the Escargot, which was mediocre, and then had the Steak au Bleu (NY Strip with bleu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Main Street, Norwalk, CT 06851
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-840-9020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?