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$$ - $$$American, ,
138 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3007
+1 203-354-9451
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good58%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“clam chowder” (6 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
138 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3007
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to grab a bite for lunch after our visit to the nearby aquarium. Donovan’s was recommended to us by one of the employees. It did not disappoint! My husband had the fish and chips and I had a big full...More

Thank AllisonCW
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Went for a quick bite this afternoon, and hubby had the New England Clam Chowder. This is something he normally doesn't eat, but wasn't in the mood for a burger or slider. He really enjoyed it. I only had a cup of tea and you...More

Thank PaulaNYFL
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Being of German decent, my Mom cooked the best Sauerbraten, red cabbage and spatzle I have ever had anywhere. I was in Donovan's a couple weeks ago enjoying the fried clam strips with family and my Dad ordered the Sauerbraten. Donovan's has a special Octoberfest...More

Thank KenF6
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Omg so glad I caught the October fest men So yummy we shared potato pancakes 🥞 With sour cream and applesauce.. We shared a bratwurst with cheese.. And then shared The pot roast with cabbage and spaetzle Delish .., Made my month hurry down it's...More

Thank Morganna
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Does everything Great, especially the Red Bull & Grey Goose. Sports St. Paddy's day late night drinks

Thank KevinPenthouse
Reviewed July 18, 2017

We had lunch and all of it was okay but the New England Clam Chowder was superb. The other item that all liked was the French Dip sandwich. I had hamburger okay, sliders okay, mahi-mahi just okay. Next time I go it is for a...More

Thank gdel64
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This place has been around a long time .. known for its famous clam chowder I often have it very thick and lots of clams .. they have great sliders 🍔 I like the lobster and the husband loves the burger here... I had a...More

Thank Morganna
Reviewed July 4, 2017

I have been going to this restaurant since about 1980. I stated to go because mt uncle was one of the old time boxers on the wall. The people have been the best and I have never had a meal not first rate. Yesterday I...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Always great for a salad and sandwiches...great burgers..and sliders ...hone of the number one chowder...which I eat a lot of..save room for dessert 🍨 they always have something innovative on the board...and a great big bar...

Thank Morganna
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This is just as it a looks, a pub with authentic old time feel, and great comfort pub food. Dont expect a gourmet meal, but expect fresh good bar food. Good place to watch a game, come for lunch with the family, or meet a...More

Thank Andrew M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3007
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-354-9451
  • E-mail
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