This One-Of-A-Kind Connecticut Restaurant Is On An Antique Barge And You'll Want To Visit
Whether you are planning a romantic dinner date or a casual lunch with friends, this restaurant on an antique barge serves up some great seafood with a beautiful water view. Located on the Saugatuk River, you can walk in, drive up or even dock your boat at this barge restaurant.
The Black Duck Cafe is a circa 1840s barge that has been converted into a casual restaurant famous for its seafood and tavern fare. And we do mean famous... Guy Fieri featured this spot on his Food Network show, Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.
Drop in to this friendly spot that is draped with cheerful nautical decor. Brightly colored buoys hang from the ceiling reminding you that you really are dockside.
Hop onto a bar stool or pick a spot at the table and get ready to sample the food that landed The Black Duck Cafe into the limelight.
The barge restaurant cooks and serves over 75,000 clams every year! The steamers are cooked perfectly and served with a side of clam broth that is simple, yet delicious. You can also check out their raw bar with a selection of shrimp, clams, and lobster.
Clams casino is another favorite dish. They are topped with bacon, Parmesan, and garlic butter to let the natural flavor of the shellfish shine. And of course, you can find lobster rolls, lobster reubens, and lobster BLTs at this barge restaurant.
If you love the crispy crunch of fried seafood take a bite out of the whole belly clam Po' Boy. You won't find a sandwich like this at a roadside clam shack.
Not only renowned for its seafood, The Black Duck Cafe has quite a reputation for its burgers. From the signature Black Duck burger smothered in sauteed peppers, onions, and mushrooms to the stuffed burgers that just ooze melted cheese when you bite into them, beef lovers will adore these well crafted items.
The Black Duck Cafe is located under the bridge at 605 Riverside Ave.,
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