Washington Prime

4.7
579 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Winner of Best Steak in Connecticut and top steakhouses in the U.S. by the Food Network, Washington Prime has the privilege of framing SoNo’s newest structure at the corner of Washington Street and Water Street. Adding to this historic and progressive waterside community, this highly anticipated Eating & Drinking Well is driven by a culinary and beverage program that is not about gimmicks - just honesty and creativity. No stranger to high impact restaurants, Washington Prime is brought to you by some of the area’s most dynamic restaurateurs. The land and sea menu is a bit of Americana with cross-cultural influences, the space is multi-dimensional and the attitude is left at the door. Here, we eat, we drink and we join in the fun.

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Experiences

  • Far Niente / Nickel + Nickel Wine DInner

    $135.00 per person

    May 19, 2021 only

    Join us Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 for a night with Far Niente & Nickel +Nickel Wines. Far Niente is one of Napa Valley's oldest wineries and is among the best of the best. The Nickel + Nickel single vineyard wines are a treasure of different stylistic wines that pair beautifully with food. We will be pairing these wines with a wonderful 5-Course dinner. Price per person: $135 ++ The Menu is available on our website under Events > Far Niente / Nickel + Nickel Wine Dinner http://washingtonprimect.com/events.php

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 579 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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4.4
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Francis
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food4service1ambience4

We sat at bar and surprisingly we had bad service. Brought our main meal out as an appetizer. Waited quite some time for service as one of the bartenders was to busy chatting with customers instead of taking care of our needs. Ordered a drink and she totally forgot about it. Only 8 people sitting at bar and restaurant was quiet. Also had three people working the bar.

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vipchousehold74
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Washington Prime is IMO the best steakhouse in Fairfield county. In addition to high quality steaks the offer a full menu of delicious apps, and a variety of other meal options. They have a great wine and bourbon list to boot. Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, ambience, and exceptional service! Great spot for a special occasion.

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AmyE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent. The food, service atmosphere. I can't wait to go back.

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vipErinW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

That Morther's Day brunch was excellent - we were both more than impressed as we usually are at Washington Prime. Well done on all fronts, from decor, to the spread, and of course the wonderful staff. We will be back!

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ScottB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Went for Mother’s Day brunch and was very happy with the spread. A little tight space for forming a line but food made up for that

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding.

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Stephen
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Would expect better service for the price. Table candle wasn’t lit. Wine list taken without asking if we were finished browsing it. Finished drinks weren’t cleared in a timely manner. Steak was cooked well but the fennel in the compound butter overtook the flavor of the steak.

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SarahD
New England
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great ambiance, super friendly staff!

JR
vipJoeR
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Washington Prime never fails to exceed expectations. The staff is tremendous and does whatever it takes to make your dining experience the best.

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DoreneS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, drinks, ambiance and service were all great !!

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viprestaurantexplorer
New York Area
114 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner and excellent service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and variety are excellent. We were seated and served in a timely fashion. Our server was very attentative, polite and gracious. We look forward to going back.

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vipJessicaN
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

You should know that an outdoor table is in an enclosed patio. Also, the steaks are cooked well but the cuts are not quality.

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SherryA
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went to this restaurant to celebrate my birthday. The service was excellent and the food was amazingly delicious! I just wish this restaurant was closer to where I live. It was a 3 hour drive for us. We were spending a long weekend in Norwalk.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always an incredible brunch

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Chris
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and accomodating service. Nice atmosphere. Get the bone-in NY Strip - you can't go wrong!

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JerryL
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Met friends who have dined there before. First issue i have is with the drinks. Our waiter took the order and when at the table recognized that our friends ordered manhattans not old fashions and went to have the drink corrected. When he returned the drinks were correct. However, you could taste orange when you drank. Basically the bartender just dumped the wrong drinks, didn't clean the glass and refilled. My wife did not get her Belvedere martini but something else. Pace of dinner was slow. With a Covid crowd we would have expected the meal to move along better. Overall we found it loud and middle of the road in terms of service and food. Life is too short to go back.

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vipChrisM
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Washington Prime has somehow managed to get even better during the pandemic. Where some restaurants have been making excuses for their lack of service and lack of menu items Washington Prime has taken the high road! They have waiters/staff that just love their job. They have a kitchen with a chef that continues to excite with new specials every week. While also maintaining excellent service. they seem to care that you are there. Such a pleasure!
Thank you Washington Prime for giving us a hopeful glimmer of how it's going to be after the Pandemic!

JR
vipJoeR
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous experience

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JxZx
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was much better that I expect: food was perfectly prepared; service - A+.
Thank you for nice evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ! Totally great

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vipHalK
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An absolute gem. And I’m picky. Wow.

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MichaelV
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and staff, will definitely come back

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KevinL
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was AWESOME !!! It was great to see Johnny are waiter who used to be at another steakhouse.
Can’t wait to go back again

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best meal I’ve ever had. Sat at the bar with a friend and loved every minute of it. They also had live music which was amazing, I’ll definitely be back soon!

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Miche
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The crab nachos, hot honey calamari and fries need to never change. Amazing!! The service is always top tier.

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ThomasJ
Orlando
8 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Nice place service was very good. Food shrimp cocktail for app at $3.50 a shrimp I would expect a decent size shrimp these were disappointing. The bacon was all fat tasty but not such great quality. The steak wand sides were great. That’s an honest review

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Marty
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience in all aspects. Food was great. Service was crisp, courteous and professional. Nice atmosphere and the owners are on the premises and involved. I’m putting this place at the top of my ‘go to’ list of places in Norwalk. Highly recommend! Best restaurant in Norwalk, no doubt...

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vipBigDizzle1973
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can't complain. Had a great time.

JR
vipJoeR
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic atmosphere and fantastic Management and servers

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Greg
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. Highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Some of the best steak around. the porterhouse and side sauces are amazing. my asparagus was perfectly cooked.

the deserts are great too. try the banana doster

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a lovely meal here last night. We weren’t aware that it was a closed patio and thought it was more of an open outdoor area which was our fault, but they still allowed us to bring our small dog. Our waitress was lovely and attentive and didn’t impose. The food overall was delicious as were the drinks. Mine was a bit too sweet and they took it off the check which they didn’t have to do. I will say my steak was slightly overcooked and not medium rare, so perhaps be aware of that, but overall it was a lovely experience. Thank you!

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TiffanyK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, prices were normal for a high end steak house. Wait staff was friendly, covid cautious (which was excellent), clean, e.t.c. It was slammed on a Tuesday night

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vipCarol
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food is delicious for any occasion👍🏻

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ChristinaB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very nice manager/ owner , good service every time. Brunch is delicious !

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MollyC
Denver
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience! Will be back often and appreciated the great food and excellent service!

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BellaDollC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Felt a little rushed to order our food. Server said that the kitchen closed at 9:30 and we had reservations for 8:30 although they closed at 11. It was still very good, just felt rushed a bit.

FAQs

Washington Prime offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (203) 857-1314.

Washington Prime is rated 4.7 stars by 579 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.