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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 good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“steamers” (28 reviews)
“wings” (29 reviews)
“duck” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank pat9doerr11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ayolles1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My beer was served room temperature, but my wife's wine was very good & a nice sized glass. Our appetizers were very good. My wife's lobster Rueben had lots of lobster meat but not anything to rave about. My seafood basket was cooked too well...More

Thank 404lawrencel
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Family dinner of five people. We were seated quickly after a trip to the bar were we scored huge, amazing drinks! We ordered burgers, lobster, sandwiches, and shrimp then desserts and of course drinks! I think the Black Duck burger was the best burger I...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

While this is the place to go for oysters, their hamburgers leave all others in the dust! For the size and the price, it can't be beat.

Thank thepromarkgroup
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9 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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