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The Wharf

94 W Wharf Rd, inside the Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT 06443
+1 203-245-1404
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
94 W Wharf Rd, inside the Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT 06443
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely lunch on the porch recently. The menu was varied, we didn't know what to choose. I had a lobster roll; while pricey, $27, delicious. It was chock full of lobster meat and seasoned perfectly. My husband had a...More

Thank blonde11-12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Complementary valet service was a nice touch. View from the porch seating was lovely. Food was good. My clan chowder was too thick. The calamari where good. Wharf pick of the day was cooked perfectly but I thought the cauliflower and salsa was an odd...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First I have to say it's not particularly seasonal. Two couples dined in September for dinner , many of the entrees sides were asparagus and red bliss potatoes. Portions were large. Service was good. Mixed grill, pork chops, salmon all fine but nothing to rave...More

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time going to the Wharf this summer. Great food, staff, and the view is awesome. My new favorite restaurant!!! Love it!

Thank churros5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here during our stay at the hotel. The food was good. Recommend the oysters, green tomato appetizers and the salmon.

Thank CT_Traveler1515
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I had dinner here again the other night because a business associate is a Platinum Hilton Honors member and was staying at the Madison Beach Hotel with there with his family and wanted us to join them. I've eaten here multiple times but never met...More

Thank fredandginger2016
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I had lunch with 3 friends today. We were seated on the porch with a gorgeous view of Long Island Sound. We enjoyed the summer sangria, a mix of red and white wines. The BLT & T was delicious-- a traditional sandwich made special by...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by at the Wharf for lunch. Sat in a porch facing the ocean. Beautiful scene. Great service. Food was okay. Tried fish and clam chowders which were okay, and lobster salad in a tomato. Wish there was more lobster salad.

Thank klou2014
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and friendly servers. The options all look wonderful, and I've eaten here several times, so I can verify that everything I've tried was yummy. I've had salmon nicoise, calamari, tuna tartare, and swordfish. All were perfectly seasoned and hearty portions. If I had...More

Thank MrsMac2B18
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Perhaps we visited on an off night because I have heard great things about The Wharf. Unfortunately we did not experience greatness. We chose The Wharf to celebrate my daughters first post graduation job offer. We were a party of five having dinner at 5:00...More

Thank semic64
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2017|
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Response from Jackie W | Reviewed this property |
No reservations for lunch on the porch, but the wait has not been long. Don't know about using the beach.
30 April 2016|
Response from John M | Property representative |
Dear babcilos - Yes! The Wharf is open for lunch Mon - Saturday, 11am - 3pm. On Sunday, we serve brunch from 11am - 3pm, and ala carte service is available starting at 2pm. We also offer our bar menu from 11am - 10pm... More
2 July 2015|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
Susieq194 - Thanks for your inquiry. Our daily special is a 1 1/4 lb steamed lobster served with new potatoes and corn on the cob, all for just $24. We also offer a crab stuffed baked lobster with the same accompaniments... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
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07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 W Wharf Rd, inside the Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT 06443
  • Public Transportation: Amtrak, Shoreline EAST.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 203-245-1404
The Wharf Restaurant is located inside the 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!
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