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Harbor Lights

4.6
662 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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Harbor Lights is the premier seafood house located in East Norwalk, CT. Located on the Norwalk Harbor, it offers well-prepared, attractively presented and sophisticated fare. Open year round, the glassed-in terrace allows for a comfortably heated dining experience in the winter without losing the outside dining experience in the summer. Our long dock in front of the restaurant provides plenty of room for boaters to tie up for lunch or dinner, and the dining room affords fantastic sunset views. Harbor Lights has been bringing the fresh refined flavors of the Mediterranean to Diners in Fairfield County for over a decade. The Prime sunset seating and views of the Harbor, the breeze, the um-brella-bedecked outdoor patio, unparalleled service and incredible food make this waterfront spot hard to resist.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45am - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:45am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:45am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(203) 866-3364
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Give your guests the ultimate New England Experience at Harbor Lights Restaurant. Our Private Events Team is committed to providing our guests with unrivaled food quality, au fait beverage service, and genuine hospitality. With the perfect waterfront backdrop for any event, the restaurant can be rented out in its entirety, or you may reserve one of our semi private areas. Our creative culinary team will design a personalized menu that best suits your needs and inspires your palate. Stunning waterfront views, attention to detail and focus on superior service makes Harbor Lights the desired destination for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, office parties, retirement celebrations, cocktail parties, holiday soirees, fundraisers, corporate events and more for up to 200 guests.
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Private party contact
Chris: (203) 866-3364
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Catering
We offer on site catering of up to 150 people.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
East Avenue
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Public transit
10 minute walk from East Norwalk train station
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 662 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.6
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4.5
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NewNorwalker (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on November 29, 2017

Harbor Lights was great - - as usual. We come back time and time again.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on November 23, 2017

This was our first visit to Harbor Lights. It is a beautiful location right on the water but that seems to be most of what this restaurant has going for it. The accoustics were terrible. It is just one big room and it was very loud. I will say the servers were lovely and polite and gave us good service. We were there for Thanksgiving dinner. The appetizers our group ordered were fine but the turkey was awful. It was some of the driest turkey I’ve ever eaten. And no cranberry sauce or gravy to soften the blow. In addition, I thought $490 (including tip) for 5 people was pretty steep, even with 2 drinks each (for 4 of us - one person just had water). We will not be returning.

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like2dineout (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on November 23, 2017

Food and service were very good. Reservation was for 4 people and when two of us arrived we were not told that the other two people were already seated. They found us at the bar waiting. Following that, the rest of the dining experience was very good. The next day I rec'd an email from Open Table telling me the restaurant had canceled our reservation because we had not shown up. I then sent Open Table a message to correct this, which they did, and I rec'd an email
in return.

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Ewak (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on November 23, 2017

Best experience ever. Delicious food, wonderful service and amazing view!

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Lizzie (Baltimore)
5.0
Dined on November 22, 2017

We had a family celebration at Harbor Lights before Thanksgiving. Our party ordered the pear salad, a dozen blue point oysters, shrimp cocktail, the halibut, and the seafood stew. The kitchen also made a lovely vegetarian risotto at the request of the vegetarian in our group. Everything was delicious. We also ordered Malbec and Pinot Grigio and they were very good too.

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Penny (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on November 20, 2017

Harbor Lights never fails to please. The food is always delicious and the water views are delightful.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on November 20, 2017

Loved my entire experience. We had late reservations and were the only people there however, we did not feel rushed at all! The food was AMAZING!!! Definitely going back!

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NewNorwalker (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on November 19, 2017

Some of the best food around Fairfield County. Great ambiance and excellent food - - service is the best - - we love this place and return very often.

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vipVicVic (Denver)
5.0
Dined on November 14, 2017

Went on a Tuesday night which was perfect as it was not crowded and my elderly mom and friend could hear! The food was delicious and the atmosphere was perfect. Even got a bottle of wine 1/2 price, which was an added bonus. I recommend going during the week when it is quieter, unless you are looking for a busy atmosphere! Great service as well.

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LElli (Dallas)
5.0
Dined on November 3, 2017

What a great find! Delicious food, beautiful view, & great service.

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