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Rowayton Seafood Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

ON ICE‏
1.50
Littlenecks
1.50
Cherrystones
Market
Daily Oysters
Market
Half Maine Lobster
16.00
Shrimp Cocktail (4)
Market
Jumbo Lump Crab Cocktail
Dijon aioli and cocktail sauce
3.00
Grey goose vodka +7.00
Bluepoint Bloody Mary Shooter
APPETIZERS
14.00
Spicy Tuna Tartar
Cucumber, nori, sesame, soy, wasabi, toasted rice
12.00
Buffalo Style Calamari
“Wing sauce”, celery root slaw and blue cheese dipping sauce
14.00
Rsr Lump Crabcake
Frisee, pickled green papaya and green goddess aioli
12.00
Kung Pao Shrimp
Julienne vegetables, ginger vinaigrette and wonton crisps
12.00
Steamed Green Lip Mussels
Saffron-tomato concasse
16.00
Belgian Mussels
Roasted garlic-white wine or fra diablo
16.00
Maine Steamers or Littleneck Clams
Natural broth, drawn butter, lemon
SALADS‏
9.00
With gorgonzola 10.00
Goat cheese 10.00
Organic Field Greens
With gorgonzola or goat cheese
10.00
Chopped Hearts of Romaine
Caesar dressing/parmigiana-reggiano/focaccia croutons
9.00
Wedge of Iceberg
Blue cheese, bacon lardons, grape tomatoes, red wine vinaigrette
10.00
Baby Arugula Salad
Asian pear/feta/candied‏ walnuts and curry vinaigrette
14.00
Rsr Cobb Salad
Avocado/ bacon/ tomato/ onion/blue cheese/corn/creamy-herb dressing
3.00
Bluepoint Bloody Mary Shooter
APPETIZERS
Small 6.00
Large 9.00
New England Clam Chowder
Small 6.00
Large 9.00
Daily Soup
FRIED‏
18.00
Maryland Oysters
Market
Ipswich Clam Bellies
16.00
Montauk Calamari
18.00
Gulf Rock Shrimp
18.00
Sampler (Choose 3)
Tartar sauce,‏ remoulade or lemon-pepper aioli
RAW BAR PLATTERS
18.00
Minor
2 shrimp/1 littleneck/1 cherrystone/ 3 oysters
36.00
Major
4 shrimp/‏ 2 littlenecks/ 2 cherrystones/ 6 oysters
68.00
Deluxe
6 shrimp/ 4 littlenecks/ 4 cherrystones, 8 oysters/ chilled 1/2 lobster
GRILLED FLATBREADS‏
15.00
Tuna Sashimi
Sesame/ scallions/ wasabi/ pickled ginger
15.00
Smoked Salmon
Dill crème fraiche/capers/red onion/chive
15.00
Clams Casino
Bacon garlic oregano parmigiana-reggiano
15.00
Wild Mushroom
Baby arugula/ pancetta/ goat cheese/ truffle oil
SANDWICHES & SUCH
All sandwiches served with our spiced chips or french fries and coleslaw
Market
Spiced chips
French fries
Coleslaw
Lobster Roll
Celery/ mayo/ lemon/ romaine/ buttered brioche
20.00
Spiced chips
French fries
Coleslaw
Lobster Grilled Cheese
Maine lobster/ white cheddar/ wheat toast
18.00
Spiced chips
French fries
Coleslaw
Swordfish Club
8-grain toast/ bacon/ mesclun/ tomato/ lemon aioli
18.00
Spiced chips
French fries
Coleslaw
Crabcake Sandwich
Brioche/ lettuce/ tomato/ tartar sauce
16.00
Spiced chips
French fries
Coleslaw
Smoked Salmon Falafel
Pita/ lettuce/‏ tomato/ red onion/ tzatziki
17.00
Spiced chips
French fries
Coleslaw
Po-Boy Sandwich
Brioche/ lettuce/ tomato/ remoulade
14.00
Spiced chips
French fries
Coleslaw
8Oz. Black Angus Burger
Brioche/ lettuce/tomato/fries
ENTREES‏
18.00
Grilled Domestic Swordfish
Asparagus/ creamed corn and truffled onions
18.00
“Key West” Yellow-Fin Tuna
Jicama salad/ plantain frittes and mango vinaigrette
17.00
Sweet-Chili Glazed Salmon
Thai peanut noodles/ steamed bok choy and shiitakes
18.00
Blackened Gulf Shrimp
Coconut-jasmine rice/ pineapple salsa and cilantro emulsion
16.00
Black Truffle Ravioli
Celery root bisque/ lemon oil and crispy leeks
22.00
Bistro Steak
Watercress herb butter pommes frites
32.00
Sauce au poivre +2.00
Melted blue cheese + 2
Ny Strip Steak
Watercress/herb butter/pommes frites
SIDES
5.00
Spinach
6.00
Asparagus
6.00
Brussels Sprouts
6.00
Bok Choy
6.00
Side Salad
5.00
Cole Slaw
4.00
Mashed Potato
5.00
Creamed Corn
6.00
Thai Noodles
5.00
Curried Onion Rings
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice recently. Once was during their Mardi Gras special, which was good. We returned to enjoy their regular menu and were blown away. The seafood is super fresh and perfectly prepared. I love that the staff is always friendly and tries...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CelestialBaker
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We're happy you enjoyed and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed May 21, 2019

Had lunch here recently. Before arriving, I had looked at the menu online, and it showed an avocado & crab salad for $15. Since I love the shrimp & avocado salad at my favorite restaurant -- Rive Bistro in Westport -- which is generous and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cilburke
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cilburke, You are right!! There was a typo on our website and the crab salad should have always read $23. I sincerely apologize on behalf of all Rowayton Seafood staff for the error. We have also changed the lettuce from frisee to bibb. We appreciate...More

Reviewed May 19, 2019

What a beautiful evening to celebrate good friends, good food, good service, and good ambience. We ordered the specials and all was delicious.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ELLlady
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We went as a group for a birthday. My seafood stew was underwhelming. $36 was expensive and it was lacking much in the way of spices. Others said food was good.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ron T
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Ron, We’re sorry the Seafood Stew wasn’t what you hoped for on your recent visit with us. We have passed your review along to our executive chef to look into. We hope you’ll visit us again soon. Thank you for taking the time to review...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Very charming spot, lot of locale; terrace in summer, clam chowder is highly recomendable. Tried several dishes during various occasions, not one single disappointment, all great.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank dirklaren
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Thanks so much for the review! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed January 29, 2019

Wonderful meal great selection of seafood. Relaxed atmosphere and efficient staff. A pleasure to eat there enjoyed by adults and children alike

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank michaelhph
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

Thanks for the review! We have a lot of events coming up so please check out our website! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed January 15, 2019

good friendly service, very nice and authentic harbor setting, great big deck and good drinks selection - must go

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gpjlefevre
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thanks for the great review! Be sure to visit our website for fun new events! They’re great for date nights too!

Reviewed January 7, 2019

Go to lunch spot. Great food selection with an amazing view. Only valet parking as there is limited parking in Rowayton and their parking lot is small.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kath747
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Thanks for the review! We know parking is tight and try to accommodate you the best we can! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed December 30, 2018

Wonderful seafood and great service. Overlooking the water the views are always relaxing. The lobster is always great and the clams are fresh. Good drinks and deserts. Prices are fair and the menu is large. You will not be disappointed if you go there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jpfjed
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Thanks for the great review we’re happy you enjoyed!! We hope to see you again in the new year!

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had a lovely meal overlooking the harbour. Lots of menu options, service was a bit slow but would recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gertie73
A7362XZjenniferg, Public Relations Manager at Rowayton Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again soon!

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broker71
March 10, 2018|
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Response from A7362XZjenniferg | Property representative |
Yes! We have one boat slip available all summer right at The Restaurant. Dock your boat and walk up to The Restaurant to enjoy lunch or dinner. Then return to your vessel on the Five mike River. Reservations are required for... More
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Ralph L
March 30, 2017|
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Response from A7362XZjenniferg | Property representative |
We have plenty only vegetarian options such as salads, mushroom flatbread ordered with no bacon, also were happy to mix and match to create your own dish. For example how about a pasta dish loaded with veggies in a garlic... More
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