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“Part of my whole perfect experience at the Madison Beach Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Wharf

The Wharf
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Ranked #6 of 49 Restaurants in Madison
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Amtrak, Shoreline EAST.
Description: The Wharf Restaurant is located inside the newly constructed Madison Beach Hotel. Enjoy the natural beauty of Long Island Sound while seated in the comfortably elegant dining room or covered porch. Classic New England dishes are prepared with a fresh innovative flair. A collectors wine list with rare wines from hard to find vintages will please even the most discerning palette. Come and experience the genuine hospitality that is the foundation of our service!
Dover, New Hampshire
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Part of my whole perfect experience at the Madison Beach Hotel”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

I included my compliments and comments as part of my review of the Madison Beach Hotel! Amazing food and great service!

Visited October 2013
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lovely Sunday Brunch”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Just enjoyed a delightful Sunday brunch at The Warf restaurant at the Madison Beach Hotel. A bit cool today so we opted to eat indoors. Outdoor porch seating was available but there was a jazz duo in the dining room.
Lovely ambience; lovely view of LI Sound.
Food was absolutely excellent. Cocktail was also first rate.
Staff were professional and friendly. The "youngsters" could do with a bit more training to be a bit more observant and available.
Really nice afternoon.

  • Visited October 2013
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Woodmere, New York
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“So yummy with views and good service”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

This was our 2nd visit to this restaurant which offers in and out dining. The menu selections are a bit different which we like. The attentive service, we were happy to see Kathy again, was great. Looking out over the water is a bonus while enjoying a wonderful dinner, lovely wine selection too, and then terrific breakfast.

  • Visited October 2013
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Old Saybrook
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Location, Location, Location Plus Excellent Cuisine”
Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Inside or on the seaward deck, the Wharf Restaurant at Madison Beach Hotel has a magnificent view of Long Island Sound, unfettered by marina distractions. The service people are friendly, helpful and attentive. Our dinner: three-olive, dry vodka Martini, and Mai Tai drinks were expertly prepared; salads and oyster appetizers were excellent (the sauce was bright and tangy); the fluke and its green beans, herbs, and fingerlings -- excellent; the sailfish steak (firm and moist) and its asparagus, herbs, and wild rice -- excellent. We had coffee and did not have dessert, although the offerings were quite tempting. Our waitress was, in a word, excellent. All in all, a highly satisfactory dining experience, and I highly recommend this restaurant.

Visited September 2013
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Garfield, New Jersey
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“A Relaxed, Comfortable and Delicious Breakfast”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed at the hotel Friday night and left Saturday morning. I breakfasted alone Saturday and had a memorable experience. Although eggs, bacon, home fries and toast sound ordinary and pedestrian, this meal was exquisite. Three perfect poached eggs, an ample portion of crisp applewood smoked bacon and potatoes came on a single beautifully-presented plate, accompanied by toast, butter and preserves on the side. The server was charming and friendly and made the meal even more enjoyable and memorable. Next time, I'll make sure to sample this restaurant for dinner. In fact, I'm already thinking about when I might make my next overnight visit to this splendid hotel.

  • Visited September 2013
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