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52 Calf Pasture Beach Road, Norwalk Cove Marina, Norwalk, CT 06855
203 866 4177
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11:45 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:45 am - 10:00 pm
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Popular waterfront dinning hidden behind a boat yeard. Seafood dominates the menu. Everything is fresh and flavorful. Lunch and dinner, but call for dinner reservations.

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Thank John M
New York
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What's great about dinner with a view to an ocean inlet? Everything! The Sunset Grill is inside The Norwalk Cove Marina and sits way down at the end on the water where the yachts and dingys are moored. Doesn't look like much from the outside but more quaint and upscale "rustic" on the inside. Truth be told, since this was... More 

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Thank jessejames4
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204 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared for a busy place. You'll have to wait for a table. We sat at the bar, had drinks and then dinner. The gazpacho with crab is different but really good. Very refreshing. We had the halibut for dinner. It was tasty and not over cooked. Nice dish. Graham was our bartender and server. Very pleasant and efficient guy.

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Thank Dukeatbrays
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. Very friendly, attentive service, GREAT fresh seafood, waterside dining, dogs allowed in outdoor seating area. A tad pricey but worth it. Full bar, did I mention fresh seafood. A little hard to find, located in Cove Marina all the way at the back of the property. Dog - friendly and close to Calf Pasture Beach (no... More 

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Thank Ann R L
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are no happy hour prices here and the cost of drinks and appetizers is ridiculous. But you pay for the view. It's one of the only places in town on the water for cocktails. And the live music is a nice touch.

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Thank Darcie M
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had heard that the food was particularly good at this marina restaurant. The rumor was correct. The food, primarily seafood, but non seafood items as well, was very good. Service was quite good too.

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Thank Dr S
Greenwich, Connecticut
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The location is really nice - super close to the water and plenty of outdoor seating. We went early on Saturday for lunch and we were seated at a nice outdoor table. Unfortunately, the weather didn't cooperate - so we had to move inside because of the rain. Once inside, we had no idea who our waiter was. Someone from... More 

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Thank Cindy27M
norwalk
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Sunset Grille is a fabulous summer seaside restaurant located at the tail end of a boat yard. This waterfront venue offers delicious seafood,/american fare, great selection of cocktails to go with their fabulous view as you sip your drinks on deck overlooking the Norwalk Harbour.. This place is a must for lunch/drinks/or dinner as you literally feel like you are... More 

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I'm torn on this place... Great location, fantastic views, adequate service staff, but exceptionally mediocre food and extortionate prices. Would I go back? Yes, of course - for the ambience. But I would probably eat somewhere else, enjoy some drinks and catch the sunset.

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Crownsville, Maryland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We enjoyed an anniversary dinner here. We sat outside and had a nice view. The food was an average seafood fare. Shrimp on my mixed grill were a little dry. Lobster bisque was very good.Staff was nice and attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Calf Pasture Beach Road, Norwalk Cove Marina, Norwalk, CT 06855
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: 203 866 4177

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