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Reviewed May 9, 2021 via mobile

After a day of touring around Darien, we ended up at Waterfront, pulled up barstools and enjoyed a nice refreshing adult beverage - I had a draft and she had a wine, actually we each had two. Plus the cheese plate. Good conversation with others...at the small bar (cribbage players on one side) it was just the right scene before heading to dinner. An oasis that adds a satisfying touch.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed January 4, 2021 via mobile

This is not really a restaurant. The front is a store with great wine prices, unique cheese/meat and snack items. The back is a friendly atmosphere wine bar with a $10 flight of fruity wines. We liked the Florida Joe. Relax and enjoy conversation in...a cozy hideout. Look for the owner’s picture worth $1 million. He is also very knowledgeable regarding wine.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed November 16, 2020 via mobile

This charming wine and cheese shop was recommended by a friend when she heard of our trip. She was right! Locals gather at the end of the day, either inside at the bar or at the front street side seating. You can order a nice...glass of wine or beer while enjoying local conversations or purchase a bottle of wine to enjoy at home. If you need gourmet cheeses to go with your wine, there is a large collection along with meats and seafood for home preparation.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 9, 2020

I have to be honest and say, I have never been to The Waterfront Wine and Gourmet. We have past it several times going to a restaurant we go to whenever we are in the area. I want to tell you, if you like wine...and enjoy sitting watching the world go by THIS IS THE PLACE TO DO IT! This place makes me want to start drinking wine. It looks comfortable and laid back. Dog friendly in the outside seating area. It reminds me of the little cafes in New Orleans and France. Beautiful setting under the shade of the trees. I may have to stop in and try a little of the peach wine they advertise.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed June 17, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful place to enjoy this city. Outdoor seating was wonderful even being a June visit the weather was perfect. Bought a nice Rose that was crisp and smooth.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

Awesome place! Wine, beer and atmosphere!! Make sure you ask Russ for a cheese tray! You can also enjoy a beautiful view of the Darien river.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed October 13, 2019

We spent a pleasant evening at the wine bar in the back of the shop with an excellent red wine and tasty cheese plate. Friendly staff with great service!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2019

I stopped here for lunch the food was really well cooked and the service was good. I had the shrimp salad blackened, very tasty on a bed of spinach and iceberg lettuces. I would definitely come back to this place.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019

Great place, very friendly with excellent selection of beer and wine. Overall a wonderful experience with strangers who made us feel like locals. Please don't visit, would hate to see the place get crowded or over run!! ;>))

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

What a wonderful place. Went for lunch. The food was fantastic. Great service. Nice wine selection. Outstanding views! Very nice wine selection. Will definitely be going back!

Date of visit: August 2019
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You can order food from any of the nearby restaurants and they will serve you at the wine bar
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Waterfront Wine and Gourmet is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5