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Connecticut Dock & Dine Waterfront Restaurants

Longing for a change of scenery? Look no further than right across the LI Sound from the Huntington Township. There are great dock and dine locations from Greenwich to Norwalk.

Please contact each location for docking/slip availability before heading out. Some locations require advance reservation due to demand. 


L'escale at the Delmar at Greenwich Harbor - The iconic, l’escale restaurant bar, or “port of call” for seasonal Mediterranean cuisine is designed to transport the ambiance of Provence to the Gold Coast of Connecticut.

Docking Info

500 feet of private dockage with accommodations for sail and motor yachts up to 180 feet. Guests arriving by watercraft can employ the services of full-time dock attendants. Contact the marina ahead of time to see slip availability. 


Marinas at Harbor Point 


Fontina, Signs of the Whale, Mexicue, Tequila Escape, Prime, Bareburger, Crab Shell, Patisserie Salzburg, Corbo's, The Granola Bar, The Wheel, Third Place

Docking Info: 

They do not take reservations; it is based on availability at the time of arrival. They monitor Channel 9 on the VHF radio or call 203-355-6045 to receive a slip assignment. Slips are not assigned until you are in the mouth of the West Branch. Please be prepared to wait and/or have an alternate plan. There is a 3 hour time limit. 

Additional mention - The Beer Garden at Shippan Landing

Dock at Safe Harbor Yacht Haven located at Shippan Landing which has various amenities including the Beer Garden and is also just .09 miles to Cafe Silvium.


Rowayton Seafood  - family-owned seafood restaurant & market. Experience traditional seafood preparations & waterfront dining on the Five Mile River, in the historic village of Rowayton, CT. 

Docking Info:

Boat slips are very limited. Visit their website and fill out the form to inquire about boat slip availability. Boat slips and table reservations are only available for booking 30 days in advance of the desired date. Boat Slips are a $50 charge upon booking.  This is in addition to your restaurant bill. Refundable only in the case of inclement weather. There is a strict 2 hour maximum for docking.  This starts at the time of your reservation. Late arrivals will result in a shortened dining time. Please do not arrive by boat unless you have a specific boat slip reservation.


Harbor Lights - offering mediterranean/seafood cuisine and picturesque water views. Overton's Seafood their sister restaurant is new door and serves low key quick service items. 

Docking Info:

Please call the restaurant and make a reservation for your boat slip before attempting to dock. They cannot guarantee a spot on the dock without a reservation.

Sunset Grille  at Norwalk Cove Marina - premier waterfront-dining destination in Fairfield County. Nestled in beautiful Norwalk Cove Marina, Sunset Grille offers stunning views of Norwalk Harbor and Long Island Sound.

Docking Info: 

Contact the Norwalk Cove Marina for availability and reservation.

Additional mention -  The Galley is also on location at the Norwalk Cove Marina offering breakfast and lunch if you are an early bird.

Sono Seaport Seafood - fresh seafood at this waterfront location overlooking historic Norwalk Harbor. 

Docking Info:  

According to New England Boating & Fishing - this location offers slips for boaters in small to midsized craft, although larger vessels can dock at the nearby Norwalk Visitor’s Dock (for a fee) and either walk to the restaurant or take their dinghy over. Contact restaurant directly for availability. 


Captain's Cove Seaport - Captain's Cove Seaport is a family-owned and operated marina, restaurant, bar, and boardwalk located in southwestern Connecticut along historic Black Rock Harbor.

Docking Info:

Contact the Seaport Marina ahead of time or on Channel 18 for docking information. 

Boca Oyster Bar - Boca offers 13,000 square feet of dining, bar, and patio space with a seafood inspired food concept, high spirited beverage program, and waterside dining.

Docking Info: 

Steelpointe Harbor Marina provides ample guest dockage to any boat or yachts up to 150' on their "A" dock in the marina. Call the marina staff on the VHF channel 09 when you enter the harbor and they will arrange for dockage and give you a specific docking instruction. They will always provide landing assistance between the hours of 8AM and 7PM 7 days a week. Please make prior reservations with restaurant to facilitate your guest landing visit. 


Outriggers - Fresh seafood, intriguing specials, local beers on tap & a variety of cocktails plus our most talked about happy hour around! Located on the Housatonic River inside Safe Harbor Marina, Outriggers has over 180 degrees of scenic views from oyster boats, to ospreys & bald eagles, our extensive deck has it all; along with an outdoor bar & live entertainment during the summer months! You'll have to come check it out for yourself!

Docking Info: 

Located at the Safe Harbor Stratford Marina. The marina offers transient slips. Book a spot on Dockspot.


Dockside Brewery  - Situated on the banks of the Housatonic River, the beautiful waterfront views make Dockside Brewery the perfect place to sit back, relax, and enjoy a craft beer.

Docking Info: 

Contact restaurant in advance docking availability at the Dockside Marina

New Haven

Shell & Bones Oyster Bay & Grill - Award-Winning Waterfront Seafood, Steak and Rawbar

Docking Info:

Shell & Bones is located along with the Pequonnock Yacht Club which does except transients. Bookings can be made on Dockwa.  

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