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Black Duck Cafe


Shrimp Cocktail
Five jumbo shrimp served ice cold with our own tangy cocktail sauce
Bbq Shrimp
Five jumbo shrimp grilled to perfection while covered in our own kc-style BBQ sauce
Buffalo Shrimp
Our Nautical Version Of upstate New York's favorite
Cajun Popcorn Shrimp
The latest craze from down on the bayou
Cajun Crawfish
Another louisiana favorite, piled high and served with drawn butte
Duck 1/2 dozen $8.0
Duck dozen $12.0
Clams on the Half Shell
Littlenecks chilled and freshly shucked
Duck 1/2 dozen $8.5
Duck dozen $12.5
Clams Casino
Simple is best just bacon, parmesan and garlic butter
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A house favorite served with special seasoning, broth and drawn butter
Stuffed Clams
Two large overstuffed quahogs made fresh daily
Crab Cakes
Two large Maryland style "Blue Claw" cakes served with tarter sauce and lemon
Extra setup of blue cheese and celery add $1
"Duck Wings"
Hot n spicy. served with blue cheese dressing and celery sticks
Double "Duck Wings"
Twice the amount of our large, meaty wings
Southern Fried "Duck Fingers"
Lightly breaded strips of tender chicken breasts. Deep fried and served with your choice of honey mustard or barbecue sauce
Buffalo Fingers
Chicken with a zing! hot 'n spicy breaded chicken breast strips
Add Guacamole Dip $1.0
Personal Size For $5.0
Medium Size $7.5
Chili Nacho Supreme
A mountain of crisp tortilla chips covered with spicy chili, melted cheese and all the trimmings
Half Rack of Baby Back Ribs
Baby Backs slow cooked, then char-broiled and topped with our own K.C-style BBQ sauce
Mozzarella Wedge
A jumbo wedge of mozzarella cheese dipped in bread crumbs and lightly fried
Loaded Potato Skins
Hollowed out baked skins topped with melted cheddar cheese. your choice of crunchy bacon bits or fresh broccoli as a filling
Small $10.5
Large $15.0
Snach Attack
A combination of everybody's favorites. Loaded potato skins, "duck" wings and fried mozzarella. Available in sizes for two or four people
Onion Flower
A colossal sweet onion dipped and fried with our own special flour mix and served with Texas dipping sauce
Dressing available: Oil & Vinegar, Honey Dijon, Italian Vinaigrette, 1000 Island, Ranch, our house made, Blue Cheese or Gorgonzola
cup $4.0
bowl $5.5
New England Clam Chowder
A healthy helping of fresh rich chowder
French Onion Soup
A crock of tasty soup covered with bubblin' swiss cheese
Price Daily
Soup Of The Day
Could be anything from a delicious shrimp bisque to a hearty beef vegetable
Crock of Chili
The Duck's own secret recipe surrounded by nacho chips
Chips and Salsa
A light snack available virtually anything
Small $4.0
Large $5.5
House Salad
Fresh crispy greens, served with all the trimmings
Grilled Chicken Salad
Fresh strips of grilled chicken breast over a large crunchy house salad
Cajun Chicken Salad
Our Specially seasoned chicken covers this one
Cobb Salad
Crisp mixed greens topped with turkey, bacon bits, onion, tomato, sliced egg, avocado and crumbled blue cheese
Small $5.0
Large $7.0
Ceasar Salad
Crisp romaine tossed in tasty caesar dressing with crunchy croutons
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Whole Belly Clams
We bread them ourselves. Fresh, flavorful and firm
Fried Shrimp
A generous helping of large shrimp, served golden brown
Fried Scallops
Golden brown sea scallops (the big ones), a New England favorite
Fish n' Chips
Fresh fried scrod fillets, breaded in our own kitchen
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Fried Soft Shell Crabs
Available seasonally. Two large blue crabs perfectly prepared
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Fried Fisherman's Platter
Some fish, a few scallops, a couple of shrimp and a bunch of bellies
All Steaks served sizzlin' hot on a skillet platter
New York Strip Steak
A full sixteen ounces of choice New York sirloin
Ribrye Steak
Again sixteen ounces of robust ribeye
Top Sirloin
Twelve ounces of tender sirloin
Single $12.0
Double $20.0
The Flat Trons
Ya gotta try one of the set Tender and Tasty! Really hunger? Order a double portion
Barbecued Baby Back Pork Ribs
A full rack, slow cooked then charbroiled and topped with our KC- style. BBQ sauce. Served with a sicde of baked beans
Chicken Parmigiana
Fresh boneless breast of chicken, covered with our own marinara sauce, topped with parmesan and mozzarella cheese, served over pasta
Chicken Marsala
Chicken breast fillets sauteed with fresh mushrooms and finished with marsala wine. served over pasta
Grilled Swordish
King of the Atlantic steak fisher! Order it cajun style if you like
Broiled Salmon
A generous portion of fresh fish, Healthy and delicious
Priced Daily
Blue Plate Special
Today's comfort food special. Maybe mac & cheese, might be meatloaf, fried chicken, a beef pot pie, or even chicken-fried steak, to name a few possibilities
We try keep an ample supply on hand, always at the best prices in town. Check with your server for sizes and combos available today
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Pound and a quarter lobster
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Twin pound and a quarter
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Two pounds and up
The more you folks order of these things. the bigger we'll get them
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Saugatuck Combo
One and a quarter pound lobster paired with one of our Flat Irons
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 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 11 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 martincY9169HT
Reviewed 7 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
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Response from JCorsaletti | Reviewed this property |
They have a web site
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This is the restaurant. It was featured once on Guy Fieri's show.
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