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About Blackstones Steakhouse - Norwalk

Being the newest steakhouse in town, this spot is rapidly becoming the new best kept secret in CT.
The antique decoration, rich menu and the outstanding service, will make your night unique and unforgettable. Be tempted by our prime dry aged beef. You will find dry aged steaks, fresh seafood also complimented by traditional steakhouse side dishes.

181 Main Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(203) 840-9020

Website:
http://www.blackstonesnorwalk.com/

Parking Details:
Parking is available in front and behind the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Nick Albanese

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We have 3 private dining rooms available for your special event. All rooms are equipped with flat screen TVs with AV hook up available. Exclusive menus are available to suit any budget or can accommodate a la carte in the private rooms.

Blackstones Steakhouse - Norwalk Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Business Meals (11)
Special Occasion (11)
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Good for a Date (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Good for Groups (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Cozy (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Worth the Drive (4)
Authentic (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Live Sports (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Casual (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Love love the food. A bit of a long wait between appetizers and main course.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Excellent Steaks.
Good wine list.
Everything was very fresh.
Great service.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

service was great, Adi was a very caring waiter. Food was delicious and so was the wine. Wil come back.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food was excellent. The service was very good.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Excellent porterhouse steak for 2. Fried onions are delicious. Wondering why patrons are not presented with a menu when they are seated, but have to wait until after drinks are ordered. Some people don't drink, and want to see the menu when they are seated.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Always a great dinner and service. Food is very good and the whole experience was great.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 4, 2017

The food here is so good! The steak is outstanding!! I would get a steak for 2!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Very good food but expensive. If you're willing to splurge on a fantastic meal I recommend it

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Nice restaurant. Good food. Great service. Pricey. Stuffy ambience. Older clientele.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The service was fantastic! The wait staff were very attentive, but not intrusive. The food was great, it held up to our expectations and even more. The steak was perfectly seasoned and cooked. We couldn't have asked for a better night out!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

My wife and I had an excellent meal on a quiet Sunday evening. Percy was our bartender and server and was superb. We both ordered the surf & turf special. The steak was cooked perfectly but the lobster tail was slightly overdone. GREAT wine list!

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Great atmosphere and service. The Chilean sea bass was excellent and I would highly recommend this restaurant. Our waiters were professional and friendly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Everything was cooked to perfection! Service great. Nice attention to detail. If you can't fer to NYC this is a terrific steakhouse option. Will be back.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 25, 2017

This well-know steakhouse recently opened a new location in Southport, Connecticut. Coincidentally, a friend had dinner in the Southport location the same night as we have dinner with friends in the Norwalk location. We were dining with friends who where leaving on a two-year adventure and we chose this spot because they enjoy a good steak. The steak is superb and the service is great. Having said that, it is not inexpensive. Be prepared to spend more for a good meal here.
Their wine list is very extensive and a little pricey. However, the prices are not obscene as is the case in many other good steakhouse restaurants. We continue to go to this restaurant for special occasions or simply a special meal.
The location is not in a great neighborhood and the restaurant is in a strip mall. Parking is ample in the back of the restaurant. Once inside, the decor is pleasant but a little dark.
I would highly recommend the crab meat cocktail appetizer as well as the rib eye steak.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

This was our first time there and my wife and I truly enjoyed the experience. Very similar to a NYC steakhouse but not as expensive!

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 20, 2017

Another fabulous food and drink evening. Always lives up to its reputation. You can count on it!

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Dinner at the bar with Percy is priceless. Great evening all around.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Great food - great service as always. Always consistent!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Been to pretty much all the blackstone love them all, great steak house. Very well priced

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Great food and service. We were on vacation and brought our children not realizing the dinning area was small. The staff was very impressed with our children and constantly complemented their behavior. It would be a great place for a romantic dinner. There is a back bar area that we would have liked to visit. The steak was cooked exactly how we liked it. Overall, it was a great experience.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We spent Father's Day at the bar for dinner. As always - Percy was outstanding and the food was phenomenal. Blackstone's is one of our go-to restaurants in Fairfield County.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Excellent food quality. Pricey, which is why we come for special occasions only. Excellent service.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 6, 2017

Great steak restaurant in Norwalk - a hidden gem for sure. It's like having Peter Luger's in your neighborhood. Love sitting in the bar room in the back - it's quiet and intimate. The staff is all very friendly and professional. It's a great place to celebrate a special occasion, or to hang out at the bar watching a sporting event. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Live Sports, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Graduation dinner. Steaks and food phenomenal. Location appears not to be that great but once you are inside you will be whisked to an old neighborhood steak house with quality service and food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 17, 2017

This was our first time at the restaurant , begening with the host at the door to our server at the table the experience was amazing. We received excellent service and got some great recommendations for wine. We will definitely go back again .

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Friendly service from the moment we walked in to this traditional steak house, so close to home. Steaks are ample in size and cooked to perfection.

Tags: Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 7, 2017

The service is excellent. We had the Rib Eye and aged NY Strip. Both were very good but f I had to pick I would choose the Strip. The sides were excellent also. I didn't give it an outstanding rating because my expectations were very high going in.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Visiting Blackstones is like taking a step back in time-to your father's favorite steak house. The dark interior is dimly lit and things, while elegant, feel lightly old-fashioned. Our waiter was rather humorless, but perhaps it was more of a dry sense of humor. Either way, the services was attentive and the food, (except for the has browns) was pretty decent. I must say, for some reason I had high hopes for the hash browns-they certainly disappointed. They tasted like diner hash browns with loads of green pepper. Not at all complimentary to our nice steaks and delicious Brussels sprouts.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 27, 2017

Steak and sides were great. Staff attentive! Very nice experience , will go back !

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 23, 2017

The steaks are very good and done to specifications.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

This is our very special occasion place due to the cost but. It is so worth it. Delicious food, good service. ..the seating was a little uncomfortable due to the position of the table and chairs but, overall a very lovely evening.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

A wonderful experience. One of our favorite area restaurants!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 16, 2017

We always enjoy coming to Blackstones for dinner. The service is outstanding - the food is consistently excellent - and it is fairly priced. Having a drink at the bar with Percy is always a huge plus! Additionally - parking in the back is plentiful and easy.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Food was fantastic

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 15, 2017

This restaurant is top notch and a great place to go for a romantic dinner or special celebration. The service was out of this world and the food was good too. The only fault was that the filet mignon was supposed to be medium-rare and it was medium-well, but did not send it back as it was part of a surf and turf and he wanted all of us to eat together who it was served to..

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 10, 2017

The experience was fantastic. Attentive staff and better than great food.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Great food, nice menu and solid service make this a very good choice. Steaks are excellent

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 1, 2017

I've been to Blackstones several times now. The food (especially the meat) has always been expertly prepared. My ribeye was perfect as was the filet mignon with the surf and turf. Crabcakes are also excellent.

My only issue - and I've had similar issues more than once though not as severe - is with the wine list. During this visit, I tried to order 3 different bottles, including 2 from their "recommended" list, and they didn't have any of them in stock. I asked what they had in a Cab for under $100, and he brought out a bottle that was supposed to be 2013, but was instead 2014. Big difference so we didn't take it. So we tried again. We settled for a fairly mediocre bottle at $65 (retail per Vivino app was $30 so not an unreasonable markup). But honestly, this issue may keep me from coming back. I asked and they do not allow outside bottles even with a corkage fee.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 17, 2017

If you are looking for an amazing meal, top notch service, great drinks this is your place! The waiters are impeccable, they have an amazing ability to appear at the right time and just as quickly disappear without missing a beat. The steak is mouth watering, the brussels and the mac n cheese...yum and if you have any room left, the desserts are amazing!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 12, 2017

We went on a Sunday night for my husbands birthday. The food was very good but the service was less than attentive. I would hate to see what it is like on a Saturday night.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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