Our Story

Beside the sands of the scenic Connecticut shoreline, The Wharf Restaurant awaits. Locally inspired menus and a beachside setting provide an incomparable dining experience. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the waterfront, with stunning views of sunrise and sunset.

Chef Jay Taylor

A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Chef Jay Taylor’s passion for cooking began early. He was born on a Pennsylvania farm where his love of garden, land, and farm-to-table was cultivated. Jay possesses a rich culinary background, including honing French cooking skills under Henri Laasakaon and Francois de Melouge. Jay is a trained forager of ramps, herbs, mushrooms, beach plum, and fiddleheads. His impressive culinary talent and menu development skills enhance the award-winning dining experience at The Wharf Restaurant.


Private dining

Make your next special event a memorable one. From elaborate engagements to private dinners, The Wharf offers a stunning coastal location, delicious food, and a friendly team.

Three additional options for a personalized experience are available. The Wine Room is appointed with The Big Table, a high-top communal dining space for larger gatherings. The Nook is tucked into a semi-private space, perfect for up to six guests. The Crow’s Nest is a romantic two-person booth located at the end of the bar.

Our new SeaBelle Suite is the perfect residential-style space for special occasions. Experience private dining for up to eight guests or a cocktail reception for up to 30 guests. Features a living area, dining table, private bath, flat screen televisions, and wet bar.

To learn more and book your next event, call 203-350-0014.

Find us


Madison Beach Hotel
94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT 06443


Sunday Brunch: 11 am - 3 pm
Breakfast, Thursday - Sunday : 7 am - 11 am
Lunch, Thursday - Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm
Happy Hour, Wednesday : 4 pm - 9 pm
Happy Hour, Thursday: 4 pm - 6 pm
Dinner, Wednesday - Saturday : 5 pm - 9 pm
Bar Bites Menu, Thursday - Saturday : 11 am - 10 pm
Bar Bites Menu, Sunday : 2:30 pm - 4 pm

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