The Whelk

Row 1

575 Riverside Ave (at Ketchum St)
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 557-0902
$ $ $
Tue, Sat: 4:30 PM–11:00 PM Wed–Fri: Noon–2:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Get there early and have a drink on the porch while you wait for your table.
  • Fried Chicken sandwich may not jump out at you, but its AMAZING!
  • Drinks: delicious! Food: amazing! Ambience: comfy and/or romantic! Staff: accommodating! If you love seafood, especially oysters, YOU MUST come here. Great for Date Night!
  • All the seafood is good and fresh.
  • Deviled eggs, Normans lobster butter and desserts great.service ok. Pork collar was terrible...hard to eat, fatty and no flavor. Not the dish to be adventurous with...cocktails are awesome
  • Lobster butter
  • This is one of the best restaurants in CT. Every dish is a winner. Don't miss salt and pepper squid, fried oyster deviled eggs, and squid ink cavatelli.
  • Fantastic. Everything we had was amazing.
  • Oysters and rose
  • The oysters are great. The crudo and grilled octopus are solid as well. The best dish if you want to splurge is "Normans Lobster Butter".
  • Lobster butter.
  • Roasted oysters and seasonal salads are TO DIE for. Also, any type of oysters are great as they come from Copps Island Oysters.
  • The deviled eggs are incredible. I know it's a seafood place, but you have to try the burgers.
  • This place has great food and drink !
  • Everything is delicious. A little expensive, but definitely a fantastic option
  • Truly excellent, carefully thought out and attractively executed dishes here. Attractive crowd, mix of young professionals and older commuters. Killer cocktails and good wine list, too.
  • Everything is good here. Try the drink with bacon bourbon and egg whites, it's like a breakfast sandwich drink, and it's delicious
  • Best burger in Westport.
  • Get the trout dip
  • Skip the crab fondue for something else fun on the menu. Deviled eggs with fried oysters are delicious!