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Harbor Lights

82 Seaview Ave. (East Ave.) Send to Phone
203-866-3364 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Watch the sun set over Norwalk harbor in any season while enjoying the seafood-centric cooking.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Harbor Lights Restaurant Review

: Harbor Lights, housed in a century-old New England-style stone building overlooking the Connecticut waterfront, is a rare welcome port of call for year-round dining. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide a panoramic view of Norwalk harbor, complemented by the cruise ship setting, decked out with polished hardwood floors and soft lighting. Appetizers include grilled calamari filled with lobster meat in curry sauce, and sinewy Riviera crab cakes with frisée complemented by rémoulade sauce. Although the fish and seafood are the draw --- think Idaho rainbow trout filet with lump colossal crab meat in a caper beurre blanc, and swordfish Alexander served with Mediterranean tapenade --- the osso buco on a bed of spinach and saffron risotto is a worthy non-seafood option. Among the broad selection of wines on hand, the Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc is ideal for the seafood starters, while Simi Cabernet Sauvignon works well with the lamb. For dessert, consider the creative banana spring roll and sorbets in a range of flavors, from passion fruit and mango to lemon.

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