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Black Duck Cafe

American, Bar, Pub
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605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Westport, Connecticut
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Duck has a great menu, with burgers, wings, chowder, seafood (love the whole belly clams), salads and more, served on a noticeably tilted boat. Everything is great and, regardless of what you drink (even just water), you'll leave feeling a bit tipsy thanks to the aforementioned boat lean.

Thank wsptct
Norwalk, Connecticut
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of those odd, historic restaurants that you need to visit at least once . . . twice, if you have friends from out of town. But I have to say that I've never had a good meal (I've never tried the burger, though). I find the fried fish bland, the brunch average (could do better at home),... More 

Thank kayeveazey
Westport, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't plan on having a five course meal here but the laid back vibe is great for a beer and some greasy food. Park ur boat and go up too. Great place !

Thank CheechBarclay
Irvington, New York
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want a very good burger? Go to the Black Duck... don't be surprised if you have to wait for a table.

Thank J T
Dublin, Ireland
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625 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 915 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice welcome from a very friendly guy who gave us a nice place to park my motorcycle.That was about all that is good about this place. A packed, noisy and boisterous bar. Why on earth do so many Americans (sorry, but it is true) have to be so loud? Screams from the women, loud booming voices from the men make... More 

Thank Harleyclarkey
Lexington, North Carolina
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the River under the bridge in Westport Connecticut. This old refrigerator barge which once carried ice down the Atlantic seaboard to St . Louis is now a nice dive bar and dinner. Good food, fast service..hangout for old local fishermen.

Thank gerald h
Port Jefferson Station, New York, United States
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, I didn't eat here but stopped by with some friends for cocktails. We came by dinghy and docked right on the river. The place is built on a barge that has seen better days but it adds to the "flavor"of the place. When you walk in the door you will instantly notice that the floor slopes to the bar.... More 

Thank John M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paddles up in our kayaks; could use a little clean up at the shore. Food was delicious and wait staff super friendly!

Thank Linda B
Stamford, Connecticut
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's right under I 95 in Westport, they have unbelievable clams casino. Great bar setting. It's a old place you can tell by the decor. The burgers made it on the food network. Basically they stuff them with cheese. Kinda like a juicy Lucy. But the winner here is the clams casino.

Thank Frank S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun "diners drive-ins and dives stop. Fun atmosphere. Great music. Fried clam bellies were super delicious. Tasted my husband's burger. It was very very good. Staff was super friendly. Plenty of parking. All in all - Great food and a really fun night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880-5918
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: 203-227-7978

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?