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94 W Wharf Rd, inside the Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT 06443
+1 203-245-1404
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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new haven, ct
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417 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at the MBH - Thanksgiving buffets - but had never actually eaten at The Wharf until we spent a night at the hotel recently. The dinner was very good. Breakfast was even better. Menus are fairly limited, but dishes are well-prepared. Desserts are very good (they have their own pastry chef). You can eat on the porch... More 

Thank sullific
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The Wharf has an excellent bar with outdoor seating on a deck overlooking the Long Island Sound. We came here for pre-dinner drinks in the early evening and enjoyed craft cocktails as we watched the sun go down. Our server Angela was all smiles and had wonderful insights to share about the history of the hotel. The Wharf's cocktail menu... More 

Thank Kelly M
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Executive chef, pastry chef, service personnel all deserve 5-stars! Every meal we had was superb. Extensive menu with plenty of options (including gluten-free). As a matter of fact, we plan to return just to sample some of the selections we missed. The food was perfectly prepared and very flavorful without being over-seasoned. Every server was able to make suggestions, check... More 

Thank Maria F
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71 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and because of bad weather had several meals! It was all good! Blueberry pancakes with bacon was amazing. The American breakfast was perfect and coffee was excellent! We enjoyed the service and atmosphere was relaxing in front of the fireplace or overlooking the ocean. The bar is fun and evening meal of chicken florentine with... More 

Thank Gmommyfl
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We celebrated wife's birthday with a lunch date at The Wharf yesterday, and it was wonderful! Porch dining overlooking the sound, a lobster roll that was spot on, and did they do an amazing "Happy Birthday" dessert. Wow. Such an great setting off season, so quiet and scenic, it was perfect. Can't wait to go back, and wrap a weekend... More 

Thank Ctbbunch
Scituate, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Breakfast on the heated porch in January! Possible and wonderful with a variety of yummy selections to chose from. Dinner in front of the fireplace with well made drinks and entrees from the sea outside, memorable. We enjoyed the stuffed shrimp with crab , the scampi with fettuccini and the cioppino with a luscious bottle from Orvieto. Maria was our... More 

Thank Sherrie L
New Haven, Connecticut
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I took my parents to The Wharf for my Dad's 86th birthday today. I've been here several times and never have a bad meal. Today I thought the food was exceptional. Salmon, Shrimp Scampi, and the Clam Scampi special were ordered. We had calamari for an appetizer, drinks and dessert. The service was amazing. Nicole waited on us and we... More 

Thank ETM06
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My teenage daughter and I came across The Wharf by chance having been recommended to visit Madison in October last year. We were given a lovely table outside under heaters with the most stunning view. The hotel is wonderful and all the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. We had a really great meal overlooking the water and it was... More 

Thank Jan D
Hamden, Connecticut
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a very nice restaurant located within the Madison Beach Hotel. For a hotel restaurant the food is excellent.

Thank flossiea2017
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

always stop in if I am in town great people that serve you well and make you feel at home. fantastic food great wine and beer selection. bartenders and staff in restaurant are top notch and Jeremy really knows his beer.

Thank Jim H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 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 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!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?