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Black Rock Oyster Bar & Grill

348 Black Rock Tpke, Fairfield, CT 06825-5509
203-576-6657
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Ranked #22 of 184 Restaurants in Fairfield
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The restaurant atmosphere is warm and inviting, the menu is impressive, and the food is scrumptious! Sat at the bar with a friend and had full bellied fried clams (so rarely found) and onion rings- breaded lightly and cooked to perfection---fresh and hot! The bartender was delightful and she gamely looked up and concocted a French 75 cocktail in honor... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I've been driving by this place for years telling myself that I'm going there one day...Well my wife and I finally went and I'm glad we did...The food was fantastic and the ambiance was wonderful. The Oyster Rockefeller is incredible. All the food on the menu is fresh.....I love this place...do not deprive yourself.

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I really was surprised by the quality of this place. I saw it and stopped by and the fish is extraordinary and the oysters amazing. I live about 15-20 miles away which is the only reason I don't go more often but they are worth the trip

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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327 reviews 327 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I reviewed the place in October 2012 and found it to be average, though on the slightly better side of average. I've eatern there a number of times since and am pleased to upgrade the rating. Not sure why recent reviewers see it as lacking ambiance. It looks like a...well...cool seafood bar and grill,,,which is what it is. Big fish... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

No ambiance, just well prepared food. For me, it's all about the raw bar. Very fresh clams and oysters. Nice bowl of soup (your choice) and a sampler of clams, oysters and shrimp... why more do you need. Seating is right near the bar. Not a big place. Small parking lot. Not really expensive... I suppose average.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Bland seafood and a sub par parking lot make this not a great dining experience. Clearly it is time for a new Chef as it is getting pretty stale. Carb heavy as well. Shame there are not a lot of quality seafood place in Fairfield. This is clearly not one of them. Usually pretty crowded.

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New Windsor, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Craving seafood and casual dining, we stopped at Black Rock Oyster Bar & Grill on the way home from the beach at Sherwood Island. It was pretty much what we expected. While we did not partake in the raw bar, I get the feeling that this may be their claim to fame. Our entrees were good, but not mind-blowing. I... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Been here a few times over the past couple months due to convenience. Atmosphere is ok, food is good, great oysters. Lisa the bartender could not be nicer. She's learning, but very accommodating and pleasant. But as an observer at the bar, it is clear that some of the "senior" wait staff want it run their way, and should be... More 

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Cresskill, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The stuff at the Trumbull Marriott recommended this place to my wife and I. We had one of the best meals here service was great and the interior is nicely done. My wife had salmon which was awesome. I had oysters and lobster both where done to perfection. I would highly recommend this place and can't wait to go back.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The oysters were fantastic. There were 4 varieties to choose from the night we dined here and we tried them all. They were fresh and cold! The smoked trout appetizer was great too. The chowder was somewhat bland. We split the tuna entree and didn't love it. Out waitress was not the friendliest either. Would go back for oysters and... More 

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Address: 348 Black Rock Tpke, Fairfield, CT 06825-5509
Phone Number: 203-576-6657
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
Cuisine: Seafood

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