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Black Rock Oyster Bar & Grill

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348 Black Rock Tpke, Fairfield, CT 06825-5509
203-576-6657
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Great Place For Seafood Lovers

The Black Rock Oyster Bar & Grill is located within walking distance from the hotel and was recommended by the Front Desk Staff. It has an ocean motif, (small, but well designed)– and has a casual, family friendly atmosphere. We dined on Oyster Rockefeller (scrumptious!), New England Clam Chowder... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Mechanicsville
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Mechanicsville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Black Rock Oyster Bar & Grill is located within walking distance from the hotel and was recommended by the Front Desk Staff. It has an ocean motif, (small, but well designed)– and has a casual, family friendly atmosphere. We dined on Oyster Rockefeller (scrumptious!), New England Clam Chowder (delicious!), crab cakes (succulent!) and adult beverages. The food was delicious... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

food was alright, service was decent. this place is not a must be back, but it's predictable. i like the fare and the vibe.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Clearly the waitress we had on a Friday night at 6:30 did not want any part in providing anything remotely related to service. No bread, no water, not even a drink order before she took 15 minutes to ask for food order. Our request for water and wine list went to management and that didn`t even result in an apology... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a luncheon following our mother's funeral. The seafood and service lifted us up! Very friendly, tasty, and professional. If we come to Fairfield again, we now know where to go besides Rawley's Hot Dog joint ( best hot dogs in the USA) Thank you good folks at Black Rock Oyster Bar!

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Basom, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The seafood here is great. You can tell that this place must be busy at night and on the weekends. The staff seemed like they were busy, although we were there when they first opened for lunch. Don't let the empty parking lot fool you - the staff parks behind the restaurant. There's no sign with hours on the door,... More 

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Fairfield, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I had lunch here recently after driving by for over ten years. I live locally and was pleasantly surprised with my meal and the restaurant. I love seafood and I am glad that I now know that there is a good local spot to get fresh seafood. I had the lobster roll and it was really good but could have... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My wife and son enjoyed a Mother's Day lunch at this small place. But an oyster house that shows like 20 varieties on the menu and only has Blue Points? (They apologized that the Saturday evening crowd had cleaned them out and they were waiting for a new seafood shipment). In any event, the oysters that they did have were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It is hard to find nice fresh seafood around here and most "seafood" restaurants have frozen seafood they get once in a while. This place has fresh oysters that taste fresh and they do not have frozen seafood. Limited menu due to only fresh seafood, but enough of a variety to make almost everyone happy. Oysters, cod, bay and sea... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a great friendly relaxed place to go enjoy fresh seafood. The portions are large. The chowder is one of the best I've ever had. My husband ordered the bay scallops and they always are an excellent choice. I had the tilapia special, which was delicious - gently broiled fish that was fresh and came with a tarragon cream... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Terrific assortment of oysters and other assorted seafood. Nice atmosphere. Good for date. Only slightly pricey.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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